Questions tagged [sadaqah]

Sadaqah means voluntary charity. Unlike zakat there is no fixed amount of money you give out, you give as much money as you like out of compassion, love, friendship (fraternity) or generosity.

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What are the commandments of Islam about Zakat to a relative?

My Uncle has a daughter and she is married. But they are so poor. Her husband didn't do any work and they have no mean of earning. Even they have no other source of livelihoods. Is it permitted in ...
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Will sadaqah continue to be considered a good deed if it's used to fund an ongoing project?

Suppose someone gives sadaqah jariya (ongoing charity) like for a free education program building. This building is going to be built in the next 2 years. But anyone can give sadaqah for ...
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Keeping part of money collected as donation as service charge

I am planning to raise undertake an orphan/poor education project where I will school these kids. Obviously the money required to do so will come from donation. My question is quite simple. ...
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Trying to attain a deeper level of understanding the Quran

I've had read the Quran in Arabic and suddenly realised that "مُنَافِقِينَ" (hypocrites) and يُنفِقُونَ (spend) have the same root. Is it so? And if yes, what unites them? Why do I ask? Because I ...
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What to do with stock bonus given by the employer?

I work at Walmart which sells guns,pork and alcohol. Company gives us stocks bonus either we like it or not. My question is :what to do with thsee stocks,should I sell them and give away all the ...
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Are jizya and zakat/sadqa the only sources for state finances in Islam?

As far as I know the Islamic state has mostly developed in the time of the caliphs and the later dynasties. But surely there must be some sources that might have guided and inspired what we now may ...
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If we send charitable rewards to the deceased, will they be notified of who has sent a charitable reward to them?

If we send charitable rewards to the deceased, will they be notified of who has sent a charitable reward to them? Therefore, would sending charity on their behalf would be best for them? As the ...
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If I give sadaqah is that recorded for my father, given that he supports me?

I am a student supported by my father. I live in a different place from my parents. I was wondering if I give sadaqah would that good deed would be recorded for my father or for me?
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Can sadaqah and lillah count towards missed zakah payments?

It turns out that I have been incorrectly calculating my zakah for the last few years and I have paid less than I should have. However during those years I did also pay lillah and sadaqah. Can I use ...
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Is alms-giving (giving charity) to the addict people permissible? (Shi'a view)

Giving Sadaghah (alms-giving) is a Mustahab (recommended) act in Islam and according to the traditions it has so thawab (reward). For instance, look at the following hadith from the Prophet (pbuh) ...
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is our sadaqa accepted if we gave our sadaqa to professional beggers?

we live in a society where we have some time no idea about actually needy people and gave our sadaqa to some time professionl beggers as my concern I gave them my sadaqa to any begger because of ...
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Giving charity because of period?

Is it true that when a woman has her monthly period that she must give money (charity) for each day of bleeding? For example, if she bleeds for 5 days then she should give money to those in need for 5 ...
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Can contests give the winner money to donate to an organization?

I know contests with prize money are haram, but is it permitted to give the winner Zakat that can be donated to an organization or campaign, i.e., to fight coronavirus? Love from Canada
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Doing good things, using bad methods

If someone steals a small amount of money(from a lot of individuals) and gives it all to charity, is that person doing a good thing or a bad thing? He/She isn't benefiting anything from this. If it ...