Types Of Zakat In Islam
Zakat

What Are the Types of Zakat You Can Pay in Islam (Part 2)

This is the second edition of a two-part series on the types of zakat in Islam. Read on to find out what types of assets are considered zakatable. (Read the part 1 from here) Previously, we’ve established that zakat is derived from the words purify and increase. Zakat is also an obligatory form of charity that

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How to calculate Zakat In Islam
Zakat

How to Calculate Zakat in Islam?

Giving out zakat is an obligation for all eligible Muslims. But admittedly, formulating how much you need to pay for your zakat can be confusing. Hence, we came up with this mini guide to help you navigate the different facets of paying your zakat. But before we dive right in, it’s always good to remind

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Zakat Types
Zakat

What Are the Types of Zakat You Can Pay in Islam (Part 1)

Derived from the definitions purify and increase, In Islam Zakat is an obligatory charity that Muslims must pay every year.  As one of the five pillars of Islam, zakat is considered one of the most important things a Muslim will do in their life.  Therefore, it’s necessary for all Muslims to learn and perform the

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Analysing Zakat in Quran
Zakat

Analyzing Zakat In The Quran

The word zakat is mentioned in the Quran 30 times, with 27 of them associated with prayers in the same verse. In one place, zakat is mentioned alongside the word “prayers” in the same sequence of verses: “those who humble themselves in their prayers” and “who are active indeed in zakat.” Out of the 30

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What is Zakat and Why do Muslims do it?
Zakat

What is Zakat and Why do Muslims do it?

The recipe for success is to look forward to paying our zakah and to be in the first rows of the Masjid just like we look forward to breaking our fasts on a hot day. As the third of the five pillars of Islam, zakat is an obligatory form of tax or charity for Muslims.

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Ramadan

Second Ramadan In Pandemic: How have things changed?

It has been a year since the Coronavirus came into existence and altered our lives in more ways than we have ever expected and in manners that we could have never predicted. And although another journey around the sun has come to pass, it feels like yesterday when we stressed out about getting through Ramadan

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Bitcoin Global Sadaqah
Crypto

Bit by Bit Journey of Bitcoin

Everywhere we go there is talk of Blockchain and Bitcoin. It has created a buzz in every corner of the globe. People are comparing blockchain to the discovery of the Internet.  Imam al-Bukhari titled a chapter in his Sahih demonstrating a very important attribute that a Muslim must observe. The title is: العلم قبل القول

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Under The Lens: Gold VS Bitcoin Global Sadaqah
Crypto

Under The Lens: Gold VS Bitcoin

The world is rapidly changing all around us. Markets are becoming extremely volatile and investors are looking for options to safeguard their money. The best option in a volatile market is generally to turn towards gold. Unlike a federal bank printing more currency notes or a company issuing more shares,  gold is limited in supply

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Empowering The Legacy of Singaporean Ulama
Waqf

PERGAS Launches PERLU Endowment Fund

“Ulama” scholars are the inheritors of the Prophets and Messengers of Allah. With that appreciation in mind, the Singapore Islamic Scholars and Religious Teachers Association or “Persatuan Ulama dan Guru-Guru Agama Islam Singapura” (PERGAS) is launching the PERGAS Ulama Legacy Endowment Fund or Dana PERGAS Endowmen Legasi Ulama (PERLU) to ensure the sustainability and empowerment

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