Making Use of Our Youth

If we been given 60 years to live then it means we been given around 22,000 days (60x365) to live. All these days, which Allah gives us to prepare for one day of 'the interview' with Allah. That is on the Day of Judgement. On that day, Allah will ask us some questions and He wants some correct answers. Allah is so merciful that He already told us what the questions will be through the Quran and hadith. His mercy is so great that He even told us the answers to these questions.

Sponsor Orphan in The Name of Mother?

When you intend to sponsor a Muslim orphan, can you make the sponsorship to be registered in the name of your mother? Is this permissible? Will your mother be rewarded for it? The answer it is permissible to give Sadaqah (voluntary charity) on behalf of your mother by sponsoring an orphan and meeting their need. Your mother will be granted the great reward promised for sponsoring an orphan and you will be rewarded as well.

Kitab Al-Kasb (Part 8): Taking Recourse to Cause Does Not Negate Reliance.

Allah, Most High, has commanded Maryam (Mary) to shake (the trunk of) the date-palm, as He, Most High, says, "And shake the trunk of the palm toward you to let fresh ripe dates fall by you," [Al-Quran, surah Al-Maryam, verse 25] even though He is most able to provide her sustenance without her having to shake the palm and to toil, just as He has sustained her in her private chamber (or sanctuary for spiritual retreat), as He, Most Exalted, Most Glorious, says, "Whenever Zakariyya (Zacharias) went to her in he private chamber, he found supplies with her." [Al-Quran, surah Al-Imran, verse 37]. For surely, He commanded her to do that (shaking the palm) as an indication to the servants of Allah that it is proper for them not to disregard the seeking of means even if they are certain that Allah is indeed the Provider.

News: Poor Person with Disabilities Receive Zakat Attention (Malaysia)

This news is reported on 16 September 2016 from The story of one poor person who has a lifelong disability (which live in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia) for the past two years and has been viral in the social networking site recently received the attention of the Selangor Zakat Board (LZS) Malaysia when receiving RM400 monthly financial assistance.

Kitab Al-Kasb (Part 7): Invalidating the Obfuscations of Some of the Sufis in Regard to Their Prohibition of Earning.

There is no meaning in their opposition to us in this (issue of earning) by (invoking the case of the Prophets) Yahya (John) and Isa (Jesus), blessings and peace be on them both, for we have explained that Isa, peace be on him, used to eat out of the (income generated from the) spinning of his mother, may Allah be pleased with her.

An Assortment of Cups: A Story

A group of working adults got together to visit their University lecturer. The lecturer was happy to see them. The conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life. Then, the lecturer went to the kitchen to get an assortment of cups - some porcelain, some in plastic, some in a glass, some plain looking and some looked rather expensive and exquisite.

Semua Fatwa Zakat Pendapatan di Malaysia Mengikut Negeri.

Zakat pendapatan sememangnya telah lama dibincangkan di Malaysia. Bermula dengan perbahasan tentang kewajipannya, sehinggalah perbincangan tentang sejauhmana ia dilaksanakan diterima masyarakat. Antara yang paling awal mengketengahkan isu zakat pendapatan adalah Prof. Madya Dr. Ab. Rashid Hj. Dail iaitu pada 13 April 1985 dalam sebuah program dinamakan Nadwah Zakat Negeri Kedah, anjuran Jabatan Zakat Negeri Kedah, di Sungai Petani.....

Kitab Al-Kasb (Part 6): Mention of the Arguments for the Permissibility and Commendation of Earning.

Our argument for that is the statement of Allah, "But Allah has permitted trade" [Al-Quran, surah Al-Baqarah (2): 275]. And Allah also says, "When you incur debt among yourselves" [Al-Quran, surah Al-Baqarah (2): 282], and then He says, "But let there be trade out of mutual consent from you" [Al-Quran, surah Al-Nisa '(4): 29]. And He, Most Exalted, Most Glorious, says, "Excepted is the case of a spot transaction between you" [Al-Quran, surah Al-Baqarah (2): 282].