Category Archives: الزكاة ( Obligatory Charity )

The definition, rules and practices of Zakah in Islam.

The Definition of Zakah – الزكاة – Obligatory Charity

Zakah or alms tax can be defined as that portion of a man’s wealth which is designated for the poor. The term is derived from the Arabic verbal root meaning “to increase.” “to purify,” and “to bless.” It find its origin in … Continue reading

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