Distribution of Zakaat & Sadaqa
Alhamdollillah, Masjid Noor-UL-Haram collects your sadaqa and zakaat and distribute them to the needy through a very controlled process that we have implemented at the Masjid. All sadaqa and zakaat-e-maal collected are distributed to the needy within the country.
To receive zakaat assistance from Masjid Noor-UL-Haram – please complete the attached ZAKAAT APPLICATION FORM
Allah Almighty has ordered Muslims to pay zakaat for a number of reasons including the following:
Love of wealth is an innate human tendency, and man does whatever he possibly can to acquire it. It is for this reason that Islam requires him to pay zakaat to purify his heart from selfishness and greed, as the Qur’an states, “Take zakaat from their wealth to purify and cleanse them.” (Surah At-Tawbah, 9:103)
Paying zakaat nurtures feelings of affection and harmony and fosters community cohesion. Because people generally have a disposition to like those who do them a good turn, members of the Muslim society become so close-knit that they resemble bricks of a building, supporting one another. Crimes such as theft and robbery tend to drop off.
Paying zakaat is a vivid expression of true worship and total submission to Allah Almighty. When the wealthy pay zakaat they actually obey Allah’s commands, recognising that all prosperity ultimately comes from Allah’s favour and grace. By doing so, they also show thankfulness to Him for having bestowed His blessings upon them: “If you are grateful, I will certainly give you increase.” (Surah Ibraaheem, 14:7)
By paying zakaat the concept of social security and relative equality among members of society is realised. When the wealthy distribute the annual amount of zakaat among the rightful beneficiaries, wealth ceases to build up in a few hands and is instead kept in constant circulation. As the Qur’an states, “This is so that they do not just circulate among those of you who are rich.” (Surah Al-Hashr, 59:7)
A simplified zakaat calculator is attached (click on the calculator below) to help you calculate your zakaat
ZAKAAT CALCULATOR (enable editing when opening file)
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