Can Rich People Receive Zakat?

Abu Daud and Nasai 'narrated that two men came to the Messenger of Allah while performing Hajj wida' when he was distributing the zakat. Both then asked for their share from the Messenger of Allah. They said, he looked at our face and observed from top to bottom. He saw us both as a strong man then told him, "if you wanted me to give you zakat I will give it, but no zakat for the rich and those who are still strong for work."

Voluntary Charity

Voluntary charity is anything given as a means of getting closer to Allah, the Most High, in ways other than what is obligatory. From this definition, gifts and other things given with the intention of fostering love are excluded; they are not classified as alms which are specially defined by some rulings of the Shari’ah. Voluntary charity is recommended at all times, especially when needed..

Empowering Cash Waqf (Endowment)

Waqf (endowment) plays a significant role in developing human beings, and it falls within the category of infaq (spending) and sadaqah jariyah (continuous charity). A person who gives waqf from his wealth that he loves will nurture his soul unto becoming one that is successful in scraping off stinginess and miserliness. Then, such deed will nurture compassion, strengthen the brotherhood, inculcate the understanding of utilizing wealth as the bridge that leads one to the pleasure of Allah....

Prosperity In This World and In The Hereafter.

Allah has created and determined human livelihood and sustenance to be different one from another. Apart from being a test, to see whether they are grateful or otherwise, it is also a blessing of Allah to His servants who are less fortunate. Payment of zakat is one of the pillars of Islam. Through this decree, it is clear that the teachings of Islam are concerned with the rights and welfare of the disadvantaged. At the same time, it educates and controls the souls of those who are well-off from being engrossed with arrogance, pride and selfishness.

Al-Quran Utamakan Pembangunan Ekonomi dengan Zakat

Zakat ialah rukun Islam ketiga seleas mengucap dua kalimah syahadah dan menunaikan solat. Ia disebut sebanyak 32 kali (26 ayat) dalam al-Qur’an. Ia biasanya disebut beriringan dengan solat. hanya terdapat satu ayat sahaja di mana zakat disebut tanpa solat, iaitu ayat 7 Surah al-Fussilat. Penyebutannya selepas solat menunjukkan betapa eratnya hubungan anatara menunaikan solat dengan mengeluarkan zakat....

Zakat, The 3rd Pillar of Islam, and its Advantages in Malaysia

Zakat from the language point of view is clean, pure, grow and prosper. Zakat can also be interpreted as an act of mercy, kindness, purification and improvement. Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam. Zakat is the 3rd pillar after prayers (Some say fasting is 3rd pillars of Islam, but according to the following hadith, zakat it is the 3rd pillar of Islam....