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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 brother of Bani Saida died in Saad's absence, so he came to the Prophet saying, "O Allah's Messenger (ﷺ)! My mother died in my absence, will it benefit her ...


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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 welfare, even to rich people some times: you donate for public schools that educate people regardless of their financial state, or hospitals that treat the public ...


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There was an episode of Friends in which Monica and Phoebe debated whether it is possible to ever do something that is 100% selfless. In the end, it was decided that it is extremely difficult, if not impossible because the mere act itself could bring happiness or karma or what have you to the person. I don’t know sharia law inside and out, but I strongly ...


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Yes, inshallah. In Islam, the concept of intentions overruling anything else is a recurring theme. If you commit a crime unknowingly (therefore, without the intention of doing so), you are with the mercy of Allah SWT forgiven. If you commit an act with the intention of it being a "good deed" then regardless of the outcome, your ajr is with Allah SWT. ...


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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 other feasible/safe way to store your money in a interest-based bank, you should take out the "riba" amount asap, to separate it from your halal money, use it ...


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I think you can accept it. Remember when prophet and followers reached madeena, there were non-muslims who helped them with money,food,shelter,etc. They never asked about halal or something. In your case, you can't decide whether it is halal or not even from muslims. Leave it to God and continue your work. All the best for your group.


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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 deeds is that which is done consistently, even if it is little.” حَدَّثَنَا الْعَبَّاسُ بْنُ عُثْمَانَ الدِّمَشْقِيُّ، حَدَّثَنَا الْوَلِيدُ بْنُ مُسْلِمٍ، ...


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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 true. Allah never lets believers' deeds wash away. But, he may or may not help you in this worldly life, but he will definitely help in the hereafter FOR SURE. ...


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Of course donating during Ramadan is best time. But the point is that we don't have to Wait till Ramadan. As We never know that when our time will come (death). Also, there is a hadith that talks about doing good deed hurriedly, or not to wait in doing good deed. "So hasten towards all that is good". (2:148) "And march forth in the way (which leads ...


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Is there a recommended intention one should make when giving sadaqah? It is clear, the intentions of giving Sadaqah can be many and the reward will be increased with many good intentions (Niyah). Some of the intentions can be -- I am giving him these, seeking pleasure of Allah, because I know, Allah likes the deed of giving sadaqah to poor and needy people....


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Allah says that the real poor people who deserves to be helped most are the ones who are embarrassed to beg: إِن تُبْدُواْ الصَّدَقَاتِ فَنِعِمَّا هِيَ وَإِن تُخْفُوهَا وَتُؤْتُوهَا الْفُقَرَاء فَهُوَ خَيْرٌ لُّكُمْ وَيُكَفِّرُ عَنكُم مِّن سَيِّئَاتِكُمْ وَاللّهُ بِمَا تَعْمَلُونَ خَبِيرٌ If you disclose your charitable expenditures, they are good; but ...


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It is not good to beg but if needed beg from people who are good. Narrated Ibn al-Firasi: Al-Firasi asked the Apostle of Allah (sallallahu 'alaihi wa sallam): May I beg, Apostle of Allah? The Prophet (sallallahu 'alaihi wa sallam) said: No, but if there is no escape from it, beg from the upright. حَدَّثَنَا قُتَيْبَةُ بْنُ سَعِيدٍ، ...


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The scholars differed as to the meaning of the "fakeer" (فقير) and "maskeen" (مسكين), and the difference between them to several statements including the following: that the fakeer better than the maskeen. Conversely, a maskeen better than the fakeer. There is no difference between them in terms of meaning but differed in the name. Qurtubi said in his ...


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You can find a pretty good analysis of the differences here: According to the Arabic usage, fuqara are all those people who depend on others for the necessities of life. The Arabic word fuqara is a general word for all those who are needy because of some physical defects, or old age, or temporarily out of living means, and can become self-...


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**Abu Musa narrated that the Prophet (s.a.w.s.) said, “Every Muslim has to give in sadaqah (charity).” The people asked, “O Allah’s Messenger (s.a.w.s.)! If someone has nothing to give, what will he do?” He said, “He should work with his hands and benefit himself and also give in charity (from what he earns).” The people further asked, “If he cannot do even ...


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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful I, as a (Shia) Muslim believe that Ramadan is the finest month of the year. Of course donating is always good. But I think it could be so better on Ramadan, how come? Since according to the third verse of Sura Qadr, The Night of Qadr is better than a thousand months {1}, thus perhaps the ...


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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 you reached the nisab and a lunar year (hawl) past since that. For details about those assets we need to pay Zakat for just read in wikipedia and for the ...


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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 and Jews who fabricate falsehood to intentionally degrade ISLAM. The right Hadith is as follows: Abu Hurayrah (Radhiallaahu Anhu) reports, I heard the Prophet (...


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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 Allah (ﷺ) had the 'Aqiqah for Al-Hasan with one sheep, and said: 'O Fatimah! (peace be upon her) Shave his head and give the weight of his hair in silver as ...


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“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 desire nothing in return from you, not even a word of thanks'” (Surah Al-Insaan: 8-9). We find in the Surah Al-Muddaththir a dialogue between the denizens of ...


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ALLAH azza wa jal say: لا يَنْهَاكُمُ اللَّهُ عَنِ الَّذِينَ لَمْ يُقَاتِلُوكُمْ فِي الدِّينِ وَلَمْ يُخْرِجُوكُم مِّن دِيَارِكُمْ أَن تَبَرُّوهُمْ وَتُقْسِطُوا إِلَيْهِمْ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يُحِبُّ الْمُقْسِطِينَ (8) إِنَّمَا يَنْهَاكُمُ اللَّهُ عَنِ الَّذِينَ قَاتَلُوكُمْ فِي الدِّينِ وَأَخْرَجُوكُم مِّن دِيَارِكُمْ وَظَاهَرُوا عَلَىٰ ...


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Wikipedia says It is one of the five pillars of Islam, and a religious duty which must be carried out by every able-bodied Muslim who can afford to do so at least once in his or her lifetime The orders were revealed in 3:97 In it are clear signs [such as] the standing place of Abraham. And whoever enters it shall be safe. And [due] to Allah from the ...


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There is no nothing (That I came across of know of) in the Quran and Sunnah any thing that limits Kind treatment and charity to Muslims only, All verses that speak of charity and good act do not only limit these interactions to a single specific group. Some of these verses are quoted below: Allaah does not forbid you to deal justly and kindly with those ...


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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] or ...and for to attract the hearts of those who have been inclined (towards Islam) ... [Muhsin Khan] That means you can donate to non-Muslims if they are ...


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Charity works in Islam are not just bound for Muslim Ummah, Charity is for humanity, by the humanity. You can surely accept the money from non-muslims if they're willing to help you in your good work. And then inturn you must help non-muslims too, since Islam has no limitations for helping only your Muslims fellows. Charity is generally meant: (WikiPedia)...


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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 ground is haram as it was stolen and the farmer grows that tree with hardwork he looks after it day and night but the problem Is that when it gives fruit the ...


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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, and believers are closer than non-believers. (Arabic source) So you start from your closest circle going to the bigger one. They ask you, [O Muhammad], what ...


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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. But it can be counted not as an appropriate practice if it make you a remarkable harm. In other word, it can be considered as an impermissible practice if your ...


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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 Saida died in Saad's absence, so he came to the Prophet saying, "O Allah's Messenger (ﷺ)! My mother died in my absence, will it benefit her if I give in ...


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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 ًQurban Day in order to eat from his Qurbani's meat. / من لا یحضره الفقیه - ترجمه، ج‌2، ص: 214‌ And also Imam Ali (a.s.) said: Eat nothing except your ...


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