Woe To Those Who Give Not The Zakah (1):


Woe To Those Who Give Not The Zakah (1)


Imam Murtadha Gusau

Monday, Ramadan 19, 1439 AH (June 4, 2018)

In The Name Of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful

Dear Brothers and Sisters! Know that Zakah is one of Islam’s pillars and great foundations. It is Joined by Allah The Almighty with prayer (Salah) in many locations of His Glorious Book. The source of its obligation lies in the Quran, the Prophetic Sunnah and the consensus (Ijma’) of the Islamic Ummah.

Concerning the Book of Allah The Almighty, a mention may be made of His Saying:

“And establish prayer and give zakah and obey the Messenger – that you may receive mercy.” [Quran, 24:56]

“O you who have believed, indeed many of the scholars and the monks devour the wealth of people unjustly and avert [them] from the way of Allah. And those who hoard gold and silver and…

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How Much Zakat Did I Pay in 2019?

Millionaires Like You

I recently paid my zakat online and it was much easier than I thought. If you are wondering how the process goes, I will share it with you in this post.

But first, let’s get a few frequently asked questions out of the way.


Zakat is one of the five mandatory pillars of Islam, based on the following Hadith known as Hadith Jibril.

On the authority of `Umar (ra) who said:

While we were one day sitting with the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) there appeared before us a man dressed in extremely white clothes and with very black hair.

No traces of journeying were visible on him, and none of us knew him.

He sat down close by the Prophet (ﷺ), rested his knees against the knees of the Prophet (ﷺ) and placed his palms over his thighs, and said:

“O Muhammad! Inform me…

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National Zakat fund in the works in Tunisia

National Zakat Funds in Tunisia. Nice info.


The Tunisian Association of Zakat Sciences has proposed amendments to the Finance Bill 2019 for the establishment of a national Zakat fund — a potential financing tool for the government in dire need of new sources of funding as austerity measures weigh heavily on people’s shoulders. MARC ROUSSOT writes.

Violent protests over unemployment, inflation, new taxes and a one percentage point value-added tax hike left one dead in January and triggered fears of broader unrest in the country where the ‘Arab Spring’ started.

The government claimed that it had to enforce its harsh fiscal policy combined with a steep austerity plan as it did not have new income streams to reduce the country’s budget deficit expected to reach TND5.22 billion (US$1.82 billion) at the end of the year. However, it acceded to the introduction of social measures for the poor, to restore peace.

Suggesting to tap Zakat funds as a…

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