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  • Paying Zakat to his mother Date: 9-3-2005

    Concerning Zakaat Al-maal, I have the following questions: 1) My mother has her own income but last year she wanted to treat her teeth and she didn't had the money, I have sent her Euro 1000, can I consider this money as Zakaat or not? 2) My brother is still studying and is not working, my mother is responsible for him, is it eligible.. More

  • Giving Zakat for a new convert to Islam Date: 18-11-2004

    I need a query regarding Zakaat. I am married lady and I have about 50 Tola gold and one thousand pounds cash in my bank. I want to know that in Pakistan there is a young lady who was converted to Islaam from Hinduism and she was living with us and now with my mother-in-law because I am shifted to England she was converted before 1.. More

  • Giving Zakat money for Hajj Date: 24-10-2004

    Can a Muslim uses his Zakaat money to give for Hajj? .. More

  • Giving gifts or Sadaqa to descendants of the Prophet Date: 27-4-2004

    A Muslim who from the family (tree) of Prophet Muhammad cannot accept Zakah, but can his wife who is not from the Prophet's family accept Zakah? If so, can she give it to her husband as a gift or as charity (Sadaqa)?.. More

  • Giving Zakah to non-Muslims Date: 27-3-2004

    Last week a scholar said that we can give Zakah to non-Muslims, also that where the Qur’an says to give to the 8 people it does not clearly say for Muslims only. Is this correct? .. More

  • Using Zakah money to support needy parents, etc. Date: 27-3-2004

    Can the Zakah money be given to my family (mother, father, and sister) who do not have any kind of income and my father cannot find a job? I am their only source of income. They live in a Muslim country in the Middle East. I also send money for medical expenses for my grandmother who is very sick and the rest of her children cannot afford all.. More

  • Giving Zakah to a non-Muslim Date: 4-1-2004

    Can I give Zakah for a non-Muslim?.. More

  • Grandfather should not give Zakah to his grandchildren Date: 30-11-2003

    A man in his 60's living on his savings and supporting his wife and daughter, finds that his sons children go to Canadian public school, where there is no Islamic education. His son cannot afford, out of his salary, to pay the tuition fee of Islamic schools. To send a child to Islamic schools means at least 6 years commitment. It requires continuous.. More

  • Zakah is only for its recipients while Sadaqa is like the gift Date: 1-11-2003

    We have collected2850 dollars for a needy family so that they can purchase car. The family recently migrated from Pakistan and head of household is sick and he cannot work. His son and daughter are working to run the household. Some of the donation was Zakah from some families. Later we found out that family has about20,000 dollars in their bank account... More

  • Rich mother giving her Zakah to poor married son Date: 9-6-2003

    Can the rich mother give her Zakah to her poor married son who does not have enough money to spend on his wife and his father is poor? .. More

  • Charity for descendants of the Prophet Date: 26-2-2003

    I work in a charity organisation in Pakistan and one of the activities we are doing is to support poor orphans for their education, health and other basic needs. Sometime we come across the families who are the descendents of prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). It is said that in Islam it is not permissible to give sadaqah to such people. Should we.. More

  • Taking care of daughter and two children Date: 14-10-2002

    My daughter has two girls, aged 12 and 9, her husband left her and the children with no money and refuses to send any support to them. She is not working and never worked before. I am supporting her and her children until she finishes training for a job and can support herself and can get a divorce and all legal actions. My question: is the money I.. More

  • Giving Father Zakaah Money for Hajj Date: 21-4-2002

    If my father does not have any money for Hajj, but he is not a poor man, can I give him the Zakah money for Hajj? .. More

  • Giving Zakah to family members Date: 25-12-2001

    My wife is working and earning salary. She saves every year. Does she have to pay Zakah every year? If yes, can she give some of her Zakah to our daughters? Our daughters are working but they have debts from school times. My wife's brother died and left children. Can my wife send them some of her Zakh money?.. More

  • Zakat to non-Muslims Date: 22-5-2001

    My neighbor is non-Muslim and he is very poor, sometimes his wife and children ask for some food or cash, old clothes. Can I give them Zakat? .. More