To whom zakat should be paid?


Dr Fakhruddin bin Zubair Al-Mahsi

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Zakat is for (the poor, the needy, those who work to collectit, those new Muslims whose hearts are to be reconciled, the disbelievers whose conversion to Islam is wished for, manumit, the indebted who are unable to pay their debts, and in the Way of Allah, probably such as: jihad, education, advocacy to Islam,hajj, and the wayfarer who needs money).

And it is not given for (rich and powerful people, non-Muslims except for those whose hearts are to be reconciled, the family of prophet Mohammad – PBUH-, and relatives whom one should pay an alimony for).

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