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Zakah الزكاة (Almsgiving) Posted by on Aug 20, 2011

       Zakah or Zakat الزكاة  is the third pillar of Islam, so it is a religious duty (Fard فرض )  that often follows Salah الصلاة in Qura’an. Zakat is the financial obligation upon Muslims. The word itself means “that which purifies” or “alms“. It means both “purification تطهير and growth نُموّ “. Our wealth and…

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The Pillars of Islam أركان الإسلام Posted by on Jul 3, 2011

        For a fifth of the world’s population, Islam is both a religion and a complete way of life. Muslims follow a religion of peace سلام , mercy رحمة and forgiveness مغفرة . The majority of Muslims have nothing to do with the extremely grave events and accusations that are associated with their faith. Islam’s…

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