An Introduction to Zakaah
Zakaah is a fundamental obligation and one of the five pillars of Islam.
In the Qur’an, zakaah is mentioned eighty-two times in the Qur’an, very often with the command to establish the prayer and pay the zakaah.
“And perform prayer (Iqamat-as-Salaah), and give zakaah…” [2:43]
It is the payment of a certain amount of wealth annually, to specific people and is tightly regulated.
This course is designed to explain those aspects that are relevant to our society today, as well as detailed rulings, it also explains about the social benefits to society.
- The course covers details on
- What is Zakaah of wealth
- Upon whom Zakaah is obligatory
- When it becomes due
- The recipients of Zakaah