What Is The Meaning Of Zakah In Islam
Channel: Ahmed Hamed
Series: Ahmed Hamed - QA - New Muslims
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Welcome to the program, Islam insight, a very special series essentially dedicated for a new Muslim brothers and sisters, how do we commit ourselves to gain knowledge regarding Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him like to know is he just compulsory for him? Somebody told me that a Muslim is not allowed to have relationship with a non Muslim knowledge revives the spirit of Islam
hamdulillahi Rabbil alameen wa salatu salam ala rasulillah Kareem.
He was happy.
We're certainly agree 100 of the time really sunny yesterday Who told you brothers and sisters Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh meaning with the peace, mercy and blessings of Allah subhanaw taala we upon all of you. Welcome to program, Islam insight and exciting series wherein we are dealing with various questions pertaining to the essentials of Islam, and EMA. And in this session, inshallah, we shall deal with some of the questions pertaining to a pillar of Islam. And that is xhaka. So we may have the first question from you, brother. So I welcome brother Ali Kusama. I want to ask you, what's the meaning of soccer? Right zeca.
It literally means to grow, to purify.
In an Islamic context, it has a beautiful meaning that you pay, and you grow, you pay and you purify. This is one of the pillars of Islam on which Islam is built. And we need to again and again reiterate and remind ourselves how important the Pillars of Islam for us in order to remain on Islam. Without the pillar of Islam, a person cannot be a Muslim. So these are like essential fundamentals of Islam and zurka is one of the pillars of Islam as mentioned by Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. Insane Buhari. Well, number one, chapter number two, verse number seven. Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him said there are five pillars of Islam and mentioned xhaka to be one. And
it's a unanimous agreement of all the scholars as well. That Zakah is again one of the highest form of worship to Allah subhanho wa Taala.
It has a beautiful meaning, which means Zakah that means, you purify, you grow.
Allah Subhana Allah has commanded this aspect of pillar that is occur in the Glorious Quran in various places in different ways. And it is interesting to note that Allah subhanaw taala whenever he uses the second pillar of Islam, that is Salah, Aki masala he uses with that as a pair, what are two Sokka that shows that it is so important that Allah subhanaw taala has used these together in so many places in several ways. Allah subhanaw taala is working masala wa to Sokka you establish prayer and you pay zakat. Zakah is an anvil compulsory charity that a person has to pay who is eligible to pay at least 2.5% of charity from his savings that He has for your if it completes, then he has to
pay this as a compulsory charity. So soccer is an annual compulsory charity which is an obligation upon every eligible Muslim.
So this is what it means. xhaka that answers your question.