Sadaqatul Fitr

May, 2013

  • 21 May

    Giving the Value of the Wheat and Barley as Sadaqatul Fitr

    Q: Is it necessary for one to give the actual wheat or barley as sadaqatul fitr or can one give the value of the wheat or barley as sadaqatul fitr? A: One can give the value of the wheat or barley as sadaqatul fitr. ويجوز دفع القيمة وهي أفضل عند …

  • 21 May

    The Recipients of Sadaqatul Fitr

    Q: Who is eligible for sadaqatul fitr? A: Those people who are eligible for zakaat are eligible for sadaqatul fitr. ( وصدقة الفطر كالزكاة في المصارف ) وفي كل حال ( إلا في ) جواز ( الدفع إلى الذمي ) وعدم سقوطها بهلاك المال وقد مر وقال فى الشامية: قوله …

  • 21 May

    Giving a Poor Person Nisaab Amount

    Q: Is it permissible to give a poor person so much of sadaqatul fitr that reaches the nisaab amount? A: To give a poor person so much sadaqatul fitr that reaches the nisaab is makrooh. However, the sadaqatul fitr will be discharged. ( وكره إعطاء فقير نصابا ) أو أكثر …

  • 21 May

    Several people Discharging Sadaqatul Fitr to One Person

    Q: Is it permissible for several people to give their sadaqatul fitr to one poor person? A: It is permissible. كما جاز دفع صدقة جماعة إلى مسكين واحد بلا خلاف (تنوير الأبصار مع رد المحتار 2/367, مراقي الفلاح مع حاشية الطحطاوى ص725) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: …

  • 21 May

    Dividing one’s Sadaqatul Fitr

    Q: Is it permissible for one to divide his sadaqatul fitr between two or more poor people? A: It is permissible. (وجاز دفع كل شخص فطرته إلى) مسكين أو (مساكين على) ما عليه الأكثر… فكان هو (المذهب) كتفريق الزكاة (الدر المختار مع رد المحتار 2/367) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada …

  • 21 May

    Possessing unused commodities other than cash which equals nisaab

    Q: What is the mas’alah if one does not possess cash to the amount of nisaab, but one possesses extra clothing and extra cutlery (that is not being used), which equals the nisaab amount, will sadaqatul fitr be waajib upon him? A: Sadaqatul fitr will be waajib upon him. تجب …

  • 21 May

    Upon whom is sadaqatul fitr waajib?

    Q: Upon whom is sadaqatul fitr waajib? A: Sadaqatul fitr is waajib upon the one (who after deducting his debts and liabilities and after excluding his needs and necessities of life e.g. car, house, furniture etc.) possesses wealth which equals the nisaab amount on the morning of Eid (at the …