Category Archives: Charity|Sadaqah

The best Sadaqa is during Ramadan- Explained by: Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadi


The month of Ramadan—giving charity during this month has a high status. It has been authenticated from the hadith of Anas—may Allah be pleased with him—that the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said: أفضل الصدقة صدقة رمضان The best Sadaqa … Continue reading

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Medicines of the heart and soul


Shamsuddeen Muhammad bin Abee Bakr Ibn Qayyim aj-Jawzeeyah (d.751 A.H.) (rahimahullaah) said: ‘There are types of medicines which can treat illnesses which the minds of the senior doctors cannot comprehend, and that which their sciences, experiences and measurements cannot reach. … Continue reading

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Latest permissible time for Zakat-ul-Fitr


Q 1: At the end of the blessed month of Ramadan 1416 A.H., I did not give Zakat-ul-Fitr (obligatory charity paid before the Festival of Breaking the Fast) that was due on me and my family, as I had work … Continue reading

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Voluntarily giving more than a saa’ for zakaat al-fitr


Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allaah have mercy on him) was asked about a person who owed zakaat al-fitr and knew that it was a saa’, but he gave more than that, and said that it was naafil. Is that … Continue reading

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When zakaat al-fitr should be paid


Question: Is the time for paying zakaat al-fitr from after the prayer until the end of that day? The time for paying zakaat al-fitr does not begin after the Eid prayer, rather it starts after sunset on the last day … Continue reading

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“Woe unto you, O Son of Aadam”


Hassan Al Basree said: “We laugh and yet – who knows? – perhaps Allaah has looked at some of our works and said: “I will not accept anything from you.” Woe to you, son of Aadam! Can you fight Allaah? … Continue reading

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Being Generous: A Source of Relaxation


“…The Prophet (صلى الله عليه و سلم) was the most generous person in giving away what he owned, and he would never look at something as being either too big or too insignificant to give up for the sake of … Continue reading

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How to cure your diseased heart…


Ibn Hajar Al-Asqalaanee rahimahullahu ta’aala said: The heart has been singled out because it is the leader of the body and through the purification of the leader, the subjects become purified, and with his corruption they become corrupted. So if … Continue reading

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