News: Zakat Trace the Mustahiq of the Four Kariah Mosques (Malaysia).

The Selangor Zakat Institute (LZS) is committed to providing continuous service by offering contributions to the needy of the people. Recently, LZS organized a Poverty Movement program to track the people who were eligible to receive zakat (Mustahiq) in four mosque's kariah (an area under the supervision and administration of a kadi), Jeram Mosque, Simpang Tiga Mosque, Tambak Jawa Mosque and Sungai Buloh Mosque (all in Selangor, Malaysia) recently.

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.

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.

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.

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.....

Amanah

In Islam, responsibility can be referred to as amanah. Literally, amanah (responsibility) means being honest and sincere in doing things and being safe or abstaining from indulging in acts prohibited by Islam. Thus, the concept of amanah concerns with trustworthiness, honesty and sound moral conduct. Being amanah implies being honest, fair in dealings as well as honouring trusts and keeping promises and commitments.

Zakat on Stocks

Stocks are part of a company's capital and the object of its profit or loss, according to the result of a company's operations. A stock-holder is considered a partner in the company, owning part of its assets, proportionate to the number of shares he owns in the total company's capital stock. He could sell his shares whenever he likes. When first issued, stocks have a nominal value determined on the first day of issue. It also has a market value which depends on supply and demand in the stock market in which stocks circulate and change hands.