The Connection Between Zakat and The Economic System (Social Security)

......As zakat is a means of money passing from the hands of one person to another, who may benefit from it and dispose of it, and this is regulated by the general principles that are derived from the Qurโ€™an and Hadith, we may say that in this sense zakat is indeed a part of the Islamic economic system; there are texts which explain the kinds of wealth on which zakat is to be paid and the amounts due, and those to whom zakat may be given, and how it is to be paid. All that is well known. [Find your answer here......]

Kitab Al-Kasb Series (Part 28): Matters by Which the Bodies of the Children of Adam are Supported.

Allah Most High has created the children of Prophet Adam as creatures whose bodies do not endure except by four things, namely food, drink, clothing, and shelter, which is dwelling. As for food, Allah Most High says, "We did not give them bodies that ate no food, and they were not immortals" [Al-Quran, Surah Al-Anbiya', verse 8]......

Short Writing about Harmonious Country

It is the dream of everyone to live in a harmonious country regardless of religion. Muslims must have noble values and live in mutual respect; assisting and cooperating with each other, not cruelly oppressing and violating the rights of others, not being jealous and inviting hostility and arguments among themselves and with others of different race and religion. This is depicted of Muslims who should be an example for non-Muslims in the country....

Kitab Al-Kasb Series (Part 27): Negating the Obligation of Narrating Everything a Jurisprudent Heard, and the Explication of This Position.

He (Imam Muhammad Ibn Al-Hasan Al-Shaybani) says, "It is not mandatory on the jurisprudence to narrate everything that he has heard except to the absent person who is about to depart, (especially regard to) that which the jurisprudent knows to be not well-known among the people of that person's country.".....

Zakat on Land that Granted to Others?

A man granted his children some land, is it obligatory to pay Zakat (obligatory charity) on these grants? If so, should they pay it with arrears as from the date in which they received the land? Or should they only pay Zakat from the date when they became aware of its obligation? And how about Zakat on land has been granted to children who are not yet adults? (find your answer here)...