Zakat: Understanding the Depth of Third Pillar

What is Zakat? Zakat is the third of the five pillars in Islam and the only pillar which directly concerns the material/financial aspect of life. The fact that Allah made it a pillar shows the importance of a material/financial comfort to reach a balanced life. Zakat has so much significance that Allah combined it with [...]

June 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Zakat: Understanding the Depth of Third Pillar

Charity Organisations and Muslims in Charity Work

'Zakat' in Islam, (the word for charity in Arabic) is highlighted in this beautiful saying of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH): “The believer’s shade on the Day of Resurrection will be his charity.” And so because of their inspiration, Muslims are known to tirelessly work for many charitable causes in order to serve humanity on the [...]

June 29th, 2015|Comments Off on Charity Organisations and Muslims in Charity Work