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Zakat

The Quran defines the concept of the Zakat (Obligatory Charity) and outlines all the guidelines related to its payment. This page presents all related aspects of this religious duty. 1- When was the Zakat first decreed and to whom? According to the Quran, the Zakat was decreed from as far back as the time of Abraham: “We made them leaders …

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Will a soul be credited from the deeds of another?

The Quran says: God asserts the fact that no soul will be accountable to the sins of another, and equally that no soul will be credited from the deeds of another. In other words, each soul will be held accountable only to what it has done. “Every soul is responsible only for his/her own work” 53:39 “……….. no soul benefits except from …

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Some differences between Traditional Islam and Quranic Islam…

Quranic Muslims reject the authority of hadith on theological grounds, pointing to verses in the Quran which they believe supports their view that all necessary instruction can be found within the Quran, without reference to the Hadith: Nothing have we omitted from the Book, and they (all) shall be gathered to their Lord in the end. [Quran 6:38]. We have cited …

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ZAKAT and RIBA – Are they connected?

The common perception about ‘Zakat’ is that it is a 2.5% religious tax on your assets. However, this idea is not supported by the Quran at all. Zakat is not restricted to money as we shall see.   OUR OBLIGATIONS 008:041 And know that, surely whatever profit/ghanim you acquire from anything, then indeed one-fifth (20%) of it is for Allah …

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