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2:1 I, Allah, am the best Knower.
2:2 This Book, there is no doubt in it, is a guide to those who keep their duty,
2:3 Who believe in the Unseen and keep up prayer and spend out of what We have given them

The most frequently recurring words for charity in the Qur’an are infaaq, which means spending benevolently; ihsaan, which means the doing of good; Zakaat, which means growth and purification and sadaqah, which is derived from the root sidq, meaning truth, and comes to signify a charitable deed. The very words to denote charitable deeds are an indication of the broadness of its conception.

Charity in Islam is a Religious and Social obligation

2:1 I, Allah, am the best Knower. 2:2 This Book, there is no doubt in it, is a guide to those who keep their duty, 2:3 Who believe in the Unseen and keep up prayer and spend out of what We have given them The most frequently recurring words for charity in the Qur’an are infaaq, which means spending benevolently; ihsaan, which means the [...]

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Eid Ul Fitr or Celebration of Charity

Dr Jawad Ahmed gave the speech on Friday 8th August, which was the day of Eid ul Fitr. He starts by reciting from Chapter 105 of the Holy Quran, known in English as ‘The Elephant’. He then goes on to describe the meaning of the word Fitr as an example to show that Arabic is the mother of all languages.

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The Forgotten Pillar

One of the Pillars of Islam is zakat or charity. Every year each adult is required to give 2.5% of his savings, including jewellery etc, to the poor in charity. This has been totally neglected by Muslims. It is sad that this Pillar which involves doing good to others by sacrificing our wealth to raise their level is totally neglected.

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Donations for Pakistan

We would to say thank you to everyone who has donated via our charity for the unprecedented disaster which is still ongoing in Pakistan. Since our appeal at Eid we have raised thousands of pounds, and this money is being used right now to help with the relief works. You can still donate by clicking on the link below and following the instructions, [...]

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