Zakat (Shafii)

May 24, 2024 4 mins

Should We Give Charity If We Do Not Trust the Recipient?

Answered by Shaykh Muhammad Fayez Awad Question Should we give charity if we do not trust the recipient? Answer Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds, and prayers and peace be upon the Messenger of Allah and upon his family and companions. Allah has obligated Zakat and made it the third pillar of Islam. […]
April 19, 2024 2 mins

Does the Apostate Have to Make Up Prayers?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question As a convert, I affirmed Islam, briefly returned to Christianity, then returned to Islam in 2020. According to Hanafi Fatawa, missed prayers during disbelief may not need to be made up, but the Shafi’i perspective suggests apostates returning to Islam might still be accountable for them. Do I have a […]
November 10, 2023 2 mins

Can Zakat Be Paid to University Students?

Answered by Ustadh Farid Dingle Question Can Zakat Be Paid to University Students? Answer Thank you for your important question. Zakat may be paid to Muslim students on the following conditions: That one is not already obliged to provide them with financial support That those who are obliged to support them cannot provide for them, […]
October 29, 2023 1 min

To What Extent Must One Investigate Whether Someone Is Entitled to Receive Zakat...

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question To what extent must one investigate if someone is indeed eligible to receive zakat? Does one ask the person and accept their answer as true? Must one look deeper? Answer Thank you for your question. The eight categories of people who are eligible to receive zakah are well known […]