Channel: Zakir Naik
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incredibly important part of Ramadan, the Zakat, the poor Jew has it sometimes translated, and this is really the first point of order today, which is to discuss the meaning of the term Zakat, sometimes Zakah and to discuss if we could some of the significance of the term Zakat in Islam.
Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah while Ali was ibH mean, my bad. I also belimbing shaytani r rajim Bismillah R Rahman Rahim, rubbishy Saudi, were suddenly Emily Weiler, Melissa de f Coco de. As far as the literal meaning of the word Zakat is concerned. Zakat is derived from the Arabic word Taka, which means to purify, which means to increase.
It also means blessings, and goodness. So sutra means purification, or cleanliness, increase, it means goodness, it means blessings. In Islamic Sharia. xhaka is an obligate to charity, which every Muslim
who has a ceiling or a surplus wealth, which has read the nisab level above that, and stays with him for one complete lunar year or one year, he should give Zakat on that surplus wealth, which is most of the time two and a half percent. This is the Sharia Islamic meaning fit. And Allah subhanaw taala says in the Quran
in Surah Tauba chapter number nine was the 103 take arms or gift charity use a cut
from the wealth so that it will purify and Sanctify them. Allah says in the Quran in surah chapter number 30 was the metallic name.
Those who give gifts in order that it will increase the property through the gifts of the other person's property, it will have no increase with Allah subhanaw taala but those who give charity seeking the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala they will find the increased Hara
and Zakat is one of the pillars of Islam. A beloved partner Salah Sam said its mission is a body
number one in the book of Eman Prokofiev Khalid number it
Muslim said that Islam is based on five principles. The first is Laila Illallah, Muhammad Rasulullah, there's no God but Allah and Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him with the Messenger of Allah. The second is establishing Salah third is giving Zakat
that will obligate to charity, the fourth is performing hajj. And fifth is fostering the mentor from which all of us are doing and humble enough.
So Zakat is one of the important Pillars of Islam. There are various was the of the heart, which tell us what is the cost is even various Hadith. We do the significance in Islam. Allah says in Surah a
and far, chapter number eight, verse number three and four, there is a cardinal sign of belief. It says that all those who believe and established salah and gives a cut. They are the true believers that music art is a sign of true belief.
And a beloved prophet masala Samson, as mentioned, it's a Muslim, or in number 400 number six to six four.
He said that
when you give charity, it does not decrease the width.
And if a servant of Allah subhanho wa Taala if he forgives, Allah subhana wa Taala increases respect
and if it shows humility in Allah subhanaw taala refugee status in the eyes of the people.
So charity does not decrease our wealth. It rather increases the wealth
and by Zakat, there is unity and brotherhood among the Muslim ummah.
The full Muslim Ummah, throughout the world is like one family.
And a person cares for the others. The rich man they give Zakat, the poor and they feel that as though they are part of one family. And the Beloved Prophet Ellison said is mentioned say Bukhari was number one in the book of Salah number 481
masala Sallam said that one faithful believer
to another faithful believer is like the bricks of a ball, they support each other like the bricks of a ball and interlaced his singles
of hands like that. So it brings unity in the Muslim ummah.
And the one who was in the Quran with describes a nutshell Allah
Sorry, Alicia. Chapter number nine was number seven. Speaking about Zakat that it prevents the wealth from circulating amongst the rich.
So it is sort of an economic order in Islam