Waqf: the Basic

Waqf means putting aside the original property and donating its benefits for the sake of Allah. What is meant by the original property is something from which benefit may be derived whilst its essence remains, such as houses, shops, gardens, etc.

What is Islam?

Islam teaches that there is only one God, who is called Allah in Arabic. He has created all and is above all things in the universe, and there is no one and nothing which is like Him or can be compared to Him. God loves us, and for our guidance and benefit has sent his commandments and laws through persons specially chosen by Him who are called prophets or messengers of God...