Around our parts, lillah is deemed as unrestricted funds, sadaqah as partially restricted funds which can be used for public works (رفاه عام) according to some while zakat is fully restricted funds which must be only given to specified categories.
There at times comes a need to convert Arabic scripts to English (Latin) script or vice versa. Depending on the objective, the approach differs and as such there are many standards. Although computer conversion is an important consideration, we...
This report outlines the price of wheat in Newham (London) during Ramadan, 1438 (July, 2017) and the subsequent recommendation for the rate of sadaqat al-fitr and fidyah. The recommended price for sadaqat al-fitr and fidyah in Newham is £2.90. It should not be lower than £2.35.
The United Kingdom is holding its general election on the 8 June 2017. Irrespective of one's view regarding participating in elections or party politics, it cannot be denied that the Muslim voice matters. The 2011 census reports there to...
If you want to understand a subject well and gain depth, you must prepare before going to lesson - this is called mutala. The following is a suggested approach to preparing for a text covered in a lesson. Firstly, determine the literal meaning...

The Book of Hajj

This is a summary of the law of zakat in accordance to the hanafi school. In it I gathered only the preponderant views using Nuqaya as the base and where necessary supplemented it with the other reliable mutun namely Quduri, Wiqayah, Bidayat, Kanz, Multaqa, Majma’, Mukhtar and Tuhfah.
University degrees are designated either as ‘Arts’ or ‘Science’. In order to have a more wider option you need to demonstrate you can do both. Although it is claimed that A-levels are the same, you should choose the ‘traditional’...

The book of Zakat

(0.1) All praise belongs to Allah. There is none worthy of worship but Him; it is He who gives and it is He who sustains. Peace be upon His final messenger who was the most thankful servant of Allah...
Be generous, be fair. Make your rules positive, communicate it clearly and remind it often. Let the rules be soft but follow through consistently. Use threats sparingly and only threaten what you can deliver. Never threaten to call other...
When writing a fatwa, Hadrat would often check Shami. If would report a view , he would consider it evidence but if it was the opinion of the author, he would not consider it evidence . Rather,...
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