Analysing Zakat in Quran

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?

What is Zakat and Why do Muslims do it?

The recipe for success is to look forward to paying our Zakat 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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Under The Lens: Gold VS Bitcoin Global Sadaqah

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

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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Crowdfunding from the Prophetic Seerah

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet. [The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet, 2018]  Crowdfunding represents a great tool of financial inclusion as well as an important support for families and small enterprises. From starting at the

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Laylatul qadar

Laylat al-Qadr: 10 Super Deeds for 10 Super Nights

It is said that the best of months is Ramadan. The best of days are the days of Dhul Hijjah. The best of nights are the nights of Ramadan and the best of those is the Night of Power aka Laylat al-Qadr.  It is up to us that we make the most of the last

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Journey Of Faith Salman al-Farisi

Journey of Faith: Life of Salman al-Farisi

Salman al-Farisi is perhaps most famously known for his ingenious plan during the Battle of Khandaq to outsmart the 10,000 strong army of disbelievers by using a technique in warfare not known by the Arabs at that time. But then again he was one of the most prominent sahabas later on known for his abundant

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Secular Muslim

Can I Be A Secular Muslim?

The dispute over the separation of state and religion has gone viral on mainstream and social media. Its advocates have striven immensely to promulgate their doctrine, hoping to make it appealing to the Muslim masses. Amazingly, they’ve even tried to substantiate its credibility by using arguments from the Quran and authentic Sunnah. What’s even more

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I’tikaf – Spiritual Retreat

I’tikaf is a recommended action (Sunnah). It is not valid from a person who is obliged to attend the congregational salah unless he is in a masjid where the salah is held. The jama’a is wajib on the male. How then is it possible that a person stays in the masjid and there is no

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beginning of Ramdan

The Beginning of Ramadan

It is obligatory for every Mukallaf, able person to fast the month of Ramadan. It is obligatory upon such people to fast upon seeing the crescent moon even if it’s been sighted by a single trustworthy person. According to the mu’tamad position of the madhab it is valid to be sighted by a single upright

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