How much is Zakat al-fitrah for Eid 2023Category: QuestionsHow much is Zakat al-fitrah for Eid 2023
Syed Naqvi asked 1 year ago
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mehdi answered 1 year ago

أعوذ بالله من الشيطان الرجيم

بِسْمِ ٱللَّٰهِ ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ

As Salaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh,

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From the Jurisprudence Perspective: 

A person who at the time of sunset (ghurūb) on the eve of Eid al-Fiṭr(1) is bāligh and sane, and not unconscious, poor, or a slave, must give on his behalf and on behalf of those who are dependent on him, one ṣāʿ – which is approximately three kilograms – of food per head to someone who is entitled to receive zakat. The food that he gives must be considered to be a staple food in his town, such as wheat, barley, dates, raisins, rice, millet, or something similar, and it suffices if he gives the food’s monetary value instead. The obligatory precaution is that food that is not considered to be staple in his town must not be given as zakat even if what he gives is wheat, barley, dates, or raisins.


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