An Explanation of Zakat

The word ‘Zakat’ is often roughly translated as ‘charity’. However, there is a fair bit more detail required to fully understand this obligatory pillar of Islam. There are a number of different Arabic words relating to charity, such as sadaqah and lillah, the Arabic language being so beautifully specific, different words relate to different specific meanings. Zakat refers specifically to obligatory charity, meaning, while you … Continue reading An Explanation of Zakat