Category Archives: Zakaat Al-Fitr

The ruling on paying Zakat Al-Fitr (obligatory charity paid before `Eid Al-Fitr) in the form of money


(Part No. 14; Page No. 208) Ruling on paying Zakat-ul-Fitr in cash All Praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all the worlds, peace and blessings of Allah be upon His Slave and Messenger Muhammad, his family and Companions. … Continue reading

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Dispatched Zakaatul-Fitr to my country


Question: I dispatched the Zakaatul-Fitr, specifically pertaining to myself, to my family so that they can discharge it in my country. Is this action correct? Response: (This is) not a problem, (and) you shall be rewarded inshaa.-Allaah. Discharging it in … 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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paying Zakatul-Fitr on behalf of a fetus


Q: Is Zakatul-Fitr due on a fetus? A: It is recommendable to pay Zakatul-Fitr on behalf of an embryo, for this was practiced by `Uthman (may Allah be pleased with him). However, it is not obligatory as there is no … 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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The Payment of Zakaatul-Fitr in Money


Q.1 Is it permissible to discharge the obligation of Zakaatul-Fitr on the first day of Ramadhaan? And is it permissible to distribute it in money? Answer: As for the discharging of it on the first day of Ramadhaan – there … Continue reading

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The Food of Az-Zakatul-Fitr


Question: What is the food that is permissible to give for Zakatul-Fitr? Answer: It is reported in the hadith that it is to be given from five things. They are wheat, barley, dried dates, raisins and cottage cheese. However, some … 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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Ruling on Zakat-ul-Fitr


Q 5: Is it an authentic Hadith that says: “The Sawm (Fasting) of Ramadan is not raised (to Allah) until Zakat-ul-Fitr (obligatory charity paid before the Festival of Breaking the Fast) is paid”? Is Zakat-ul-Fitr obligatory on a fasting Muslim … Continue reading

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