Spreading the Message of Mercy.

Allah has clearly explained His objective of sending Prophet Muhammad as a messenger. Allah says in the Quran: Which means: “And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], except as a mercy to the worlds.” [Surah Al-Anbiyā’ (21), verse 107]. If we were to study this verse, we will find two very interesting points for Muslims to ponder on. First: Allah has sent Prophet Muhammad to spread the message of Islam, which is meant to be a blessing to all.........

Zakat Fulfilled – Blissfulness Attained.

Happiness is the objective of life for every human. Various efforts have been exhausted for the sake of attaining tranquillity, order, and satisfaction in this life. Islam drives mankind to attain blissfulness that is in accordance with the Syariah of Allah. Happiness will be attained when we fully obey all of the commands of Allah including aiding others in difficulties by fulfilling the zakat. Allah will award happiness and serenity to mankind when they are generous, concerned, and loving others.....

Dakwah is Responsibility of Every Muslims.

Each Muslim is responsible to perform one particular virtuous task, namely to perform dakwah, or to propagate, spread and preach the message of Islam to others. The word dakwah originates from the Arabic word which means to summon, to request, to call or to invite. In general terms, dakwah is the call or invitation meant for the non-Muslims. While dakwah among the Muslims are the efforts to rejuvenate faith and to return individuals or the Muslim society towards observing the true teachings of Islam....

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.

The Danger of Religious Extremists.

Some people in our country are from different races and religions but each of us must be responsible and always ready and willing to sacrifice self-interest for the sake of religion and the country that we love. We should emphasize one of the most important aspects that contribute to this situation is to uphold the peace. Allah says in Surah an-Nahl verse 112...

Memberi Zakat kepada Kaum Keluarga?

Seorang lelaki memiliki sejumlah harta yang mencukupi nisab, pada masa yang sama dia bertanggungjawab untuk membantu menyara keluarganya dengan kadar tertentu setiap bulan kerana ayahnya telah meninggal dunia. Pihak yang bertanya ingin tahu apakah boleh dimasukkan perbelanjaan keluarga tersebut di bawah pembayaran zakat atau apakah dia wajib mengeluarkan dari harta? Jika sekiranya dia wajib mengeluarkan zakat bolehkah dia memberikan zakat tersebut kepada keluarganya?...

Zakat News: Zakat Help an Imam Get a New Home to Replace the House that Burnt Last August.

After a home occupied 35 years ago caught in a fire in August, Hamdan Bro, 68, and his family's dream of having a new home were finally reached. Hamdan, who is also Imam of the Sultan Abdul Aziz Mosque, received a donation of a house built near the original site of Kampung Perigi Nenas, Pulau Indah located in Selangor (Malaysia), due to the contribution of the Selangor Zakat Board (LZS), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), clubs, relatives and residents that area.

Shared Research Paper: Practice of Da’wah (Marketing) in Zakat in Federal Territory, Malaysia: An Observation.

Throughout the last five years we saw an increase in the collection of zakat in Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan. One way this can be proven is by examine the statistics of collection of zakat in Federal Territory and it is expected the figures will continue to increase in subsequent years. You can get and read the full paper at here....