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How to give in charity on behalf of one's late father?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Narrated Ibn Abbas (RA): That the mother of Saad bin Ubada the ...
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Can we pay zakaat money or other donations for purpose of planting trees specifically?

At first there is two terms that needs to be clarified: Sadakat (donations) and Zakat. Sadakat (or donations) are any amount of money you pay for any charity purpose. To poor people, to public ...
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What to do with the Riba (interest) money?

As far as I studied some well-established reference, and discussed with some scholars (yes, they are hanafi), (i'll update my answer asap i get hold onto related on-line reference) if you have no ...
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Is it possible to give too little sadaqah?

There is a Hadith that is often recited during fund raisers: Abu Hurairah narrated that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: “Take on only as much as you can do of good deeds, for the best of ...
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is it a good idea or allowed to give money as sadqah when i don't have much?

And they give food in spite of love for it to the needy, the orphan, and the captive (Qur'an 76:8) I remember your recent doubt about Qur'an 17:26 here. Verily, your belief that Allah will help is ...
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Is it righteous to give zakat or sadaqah from the income of a job which requires ongoing bribery to keep?

Brother aoa I have researched alot and I got to know that(sorry to say) your job is ......... I cannot say as I do not want to disheart you (forgive me) According to an example A seed sown in the ...
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What amount of zakat we need to pay on clothes that have been gifted to us?

Nothing as clothes are not among the goods we need to pay Zakat for! This is as you say gifted clothes, if you were dealing with clothes than you would need to pay Zakat on your wins, but only once ...
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Is feeding a stray dog an act of sadaqah? Are the ahadith that relate to this authentic?

Brother That Hadith about burning the entire tree was not about Prophet Muhammad SAWS, It was narrated by Prophet Muhammad about some other prophet who did that. Kindly watch out for Christians ...
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To give charity equal to the weight in silver of the shaved hair of new born?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions. Yes your mother is suggesting you a Sunnah. "The Messenger of ...
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Does giving food to my christian maid please Allah or not?

“And they (the righteous) are those who give food – in spite of their own need, to the needy, and the orphan, and the captive, [saying in their hearts], 'We only feed you for the sake of God, and we ...
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Does giving food to my christian maid please Allah or not?

Inshallah it will. According to most schools of thought, giving non-obligatory Sadaqah to non-Muslims is permitted, among the evidence for which is the verse of the Quran that describes the traits of ...
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Is it a sin to not give money (sadaqah) everytime we are asked in the streets?

There is no Hadith or Ayat indicating this would be a sin. However, if you are able to give more amount of money to the people asking then there are more good deeds for you. But even if you have the ...
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If there is no racism in Islam, why are Syeds not allowed to take Zakaat/Charity?

First of all there is no racism in Islam. I will try to explain as much as I can. According to the fatwa of The General Presidency of Scientific Research and Exile (Saudi Arabia), if Zakah money is ...
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Investing in Stock

Wa alaikum musalam You don't know if it will ever recover, and if Allah forbid you die before selling you could be in trouble. You also can't donate haram money as sadqah. It had to be donated without ...
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How do we give charity during this pandemic?

There are many Islamic ways for giving charity through banking channels , online and through charity organizations.
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Is genenoristy with the expectation of Divine reward selfish and less admirable?

The premises of your question are objectionable. Religious people may give out for Divine reward, but they also give out because religion teaches them to practice compassion and charity. Religion ...
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Doing good things, using bad methods

In the era of Imam Sadiq (peace upon him), there was a man who was famous among some groups of people in Medina, known as being a holy man. Once Imam saw him in Bazaar, stealing goods from stores and ...
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is our sadaqa accepted if we gave our sadaqa to professional beggers?

The ansewer of this is in the Quran. Some people say that you should never give money to beggars on the road, as they will buy drugs, alcohol or they are rich and don't need it. They may well buy ...
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Do you have to pay Zakat if you are on welfare money?

The matter of Zakat is usually simple: You have to pay Zakat if the amount reaches the nisab, and you have kept it aside for one hawl (a lunar year). There might be differences of opinion on whether ...
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Can you spend your loan money in charity

It depends on your case (financial situation) and the dead line for your debt to be paid. Being in debt doesn't necessary mean one is not allowed to do charity (sadaqah), but if one has a debt or ...
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Is it considered as a good charity to donate blood to someone in need?

I'll extract the relevant parts of my answer to Is it permissible to donate blood? Some fatawa say blood donation is a rewardable act, such as: ... whoever donates his blood to save the lives of ...
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Is it possible to give too little sadaqah?

Yes of course . حَدَّثَنِي أَبُو غَسَّانَ الْمِسْمَعِيُّ، حَدَّثَنَا عُثْمَانُ بْنُ عُمَرَ، حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو عَامِرٍ، - يَعْنِي الْخَزَّازَ - عَنْ أَبِي عِمْرَانَ الْجَوْنِيِّ، عَنْ عَبْدِ ...
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Can one do sadaqa (voluntary charity) out of haram income?

Sadaqah should be done out of halal wealth. ما تصدق أحد بصدقة من طيب، ولا يقبل الله إلا الطيب No one gives charity from a lawful source - and Allah does not accept anything except that which is ...
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Is it acceptable for Muslims to donate to Christian charities?

Those to whom it is acceptable to donate are prescribed in (9:60). So you there find those people who have been described as ...for bringing hearts together [for Islam] ... [Sahih international] ...
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Is it acceptable to give money I get from attending college to charity?

Yes, as soon as the money comes into your possession its yours. You can give it to charity organisations of your choice provided it is Muslim run.
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Can donate money I promised to donate during Ramadan to a friend who is in financial trouble?

Among Muslim scholars, it is preferred to do good to your closest of relatives and friends. So your relatives are closer to you than your friends, and your friends are closer to you than strangers, ...
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Is donating blood or being on the donor register haram?

Your perspective would be more correct in compare with your respected father's view. In truth, donating blood can be considered as a great profitable act which can save the life of many individuals. ...
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Sadaqa in the name of Imam Hussain

All praise to Allah Subhan o Taala and blessings on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and Companions Narrated Ibn Abbas ra: That the mother of Saad bin Ubada the brother of Bani ...
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Gave qurban to parent

In the name of Allah In regards to your question Gave qurban to parent I found a hadith from Imam Baqir (امام الباقر) (a.s.) that said: Commonly, Imam Ali (علیه السلام) didn't use to eat at ...
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