Zakat and Khums (Charity)

  • Khums, An Islamic Tax
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

    This text deals with the Islamic obligation of the payment of Khums, its basis in the Qur'an and tradition, its legal limits, and the modes of its distribution.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions on Zakat Al-Fitrah
    by: Academy of Learning Islam

    Frequently Asked Questions on Zakat Al-Fitrah

    (According to Fataawa of Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Husayni Seestani)

    by Academy of Learning Islam

    Reproduced with permission from the Academy for Learning Islam.

    Q. What is Zakatul Fitrah?

    A: It is religious tax/alms (zakat) paid on the day when Muslims break the fasting period at the end of the month of Ramadhan. This alms is known as Zakat al-Fitrah.

    Q. What do the Qur'an and Hadith say about Fitrah?

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  • The Sublime Purification: Zakat, 40 Ahadith

    A short text containing forty ahadith (narrations) about the significance, purpose, and benefits of Zakat.

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  • Bayt al-Mal and the Distribution of Zakat
    by: Mahmood Namazi

    In this article, the author discusses the Islamic concept of the Bayt al-Māl, and its objective in reducing inequality between the wealthy and the deprived by distributing wealth with the goal of the society’s financial welfare taken into consideration.

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  • Khums: A Support for Financial Independence Part II
    by: Ayatullah al-`Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi

    In this paper, the author analyzes the narrations of the Imams of the Ahlul Bayt (a) regarding khums in detail in order to refute objections to it.

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  • Dhambi Kuu La Kutokulipa Zaka, Khums Na Sadaqah
    by: Ayatullah Dastaghayb

    Sadaqah inalipia madeni na kuongezea neema kwetu, Sadaqah inatuepusha na mauti katika hali mabya. Siku ya Qiyama kutakuwa na jua na joto kali mno, lakini Mumin atakuwa katika kivuli, nacho ni sadaqah aliyokuwa akiitoa. Toeni sadaqah asubuhi na mapema, ili balaa na matatizo yasiwafikieni katika siku nzima.

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  • IL Khums: Una Tassa Islamica
    by: Sayyd Muhammad Rizvi

    Questo libro illustra la storia del Khums e le sue motivazioni, e comprende una guida per aiutare a calcolare l'importo da versare per questa tassa islamica.

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  • Misericordia e Beneficenza
    by: Yahya Alawi

    Misericordia e Beneficenza

    Yahya °Alawi

    Oh mio Dio, fai sì che con misericordia io sia amorevole verso coloro che sono provati e che con affetto io faccia loro delle confidenze”.
    {Invocazione dell’Imam as-Sajjad(as) per i suoi vicini e i suoi amici}

    Nel Nome di Allah, il Clemente e il Misericordioso

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  • Zakat in Shi‘a Fiqh
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

    Detailed response to the questions & explaining the Shi‘i perspective on zakat.

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  • Khums, the Fund of Independence of Bayt Al-Mal
    by: Ayatullah Makarim Shirazi

    In this booklet, our purpose is not to discuss about all sources of income of Islamic Bayt Al-Mal and costs and usages, but we only want to talk about “Khums”

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  • The Beauty of Charity
    by: Ahmed Ali al-Kuwaity

    The spiritual and worldly benefits of charity to individuals and society as a whole. Includes stories of Prophets, Imams & Scholars who have sacrificed their wealth for Allah (swt).

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