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5 Pillars: Zakat (Almsgiving)

5 Pillars: Zakat (Almsgiving)

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5 Pillars: Zakat (Almsgiving)
  • Intro to Pillar 3: Zakat (Almsgiving)

    It isn’t easy to part with the things we love and that's the point. Zakat (Almsgiving) trains our hearts to value giving more than material things. Sh. Abdullah Oduro dives into the third most important pillar of Islam.

  • What is it: Zakat

    Growth. Increase. Purification. Sh. Abdullah Oduro gives us a thorough explanation on what Zakat (almsgiving) is, including the 4 items that a Muslim is expected to pay Zakat (almsgiving) from.

  • Why do we give it: Zakat

    Giving Zakat (almsgiving) is obligatory, but it is not given from the money you need to survive. Sh. Abdullah explains why we give from our money and how to seek blessings from this act of worship.

  • When do we give it: Zakat

    When you pay Zakat depends on two factors: 1. the type of wealth or commodity and 2. the amount of time that wealth or commodity has been in your possession. Sh. Abdullah breaks down how to calculate the amount of Zakat required per commodity by time elapsed.

  • Who receives it: Zakat

    There are those who must pay Zakaat (almsgiving) and those who are eligible to receive it. Sh. Abdullah Oduro covers both groups of people in this video, highlighting the mercy of Allah's wisdom in dispersing wealth.

  • Where do we give it: Zakat

    here isn’t a specific place that a Muslim must pay Zakat in. Sh. Abdullah Oduro presents options for where and to whom you can pay it.

  • Zakat Al-Fitr

    Zakat Al-Fitr is tied to the end of Ramadan. Its circumstance and requirement is different than Zakat of the wealth. Discover the details of this special Zakat with Sh. Abdullah Oduro.