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5 Pillars Made Plain – What is Zakat – Almsgiving

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Abdullah Oduro

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Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon you all. I'm Abdullah oduro and welcome what is the cat.

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linguistically the cat comes from that which means to grow or increase as a means of purification. So growth and crease and purification. The technical meaning of the cat is an obligatory amount that is taken from one's surplus wealth once it reaches a certain threshold. When we look in the Koran and the beautiful Quran, we see that there are categories of the cat, the items that one gifts from and there are primarily four of them, first of them being gold and silver. Now, let's not forget this, I know we don't have gold in our bank accounts or gold in our glove compartments, and we can't fit gold coins into our wallets or bars, but emerges and expands from that. So gold and silver is

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the first item of zakat. Secondly, the agricultural output from crops and yields, or that which comes from the earth from minerals and treasures. Thirdly, business inventory. So if you are a seller of a product or shoes or or any type of products that you have, and you want to exchange that for money, there is a cat on that there is a certain amount that one takes to gives a cat And fourthly livestock, primarily the four types of livestock woodsy cat is due on our camels, cows, goats, and sheep. So as the cat is doing all of these four general items that I mentioned, we will talk roughly about the amounts per item and the conditions for each one of these items. May Allah

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the Exalted make us of those that give this a cat's if we reach that threshold, and make us of those that are sincere and truthful with ourselves in front of the provider of these items that we may possess. A Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon you all. Thank you