شنبه: 1403/02/1



1861. It is obligatory to pay Zakat on the following nine things:


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4. Raisins
5. Gold
7. Camel
9. Sheep (including goat)

And if a person is the owner of any of these nine things he should, in accordance with the conditions which will be mentioned later, put their fixed quantity to one of the uses as prescribed.

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4. When Halal Property is mixed up with Haraam Property



3. Treasure – Trove


1815. A treasure trove is a property, which is hidden under the ground, or in a tree or in a mountain or in a wall, and someone finds it out. In addition, it should be in such a form that it could be called a treasure-trove.


2. Minerals


1807. If a person extracts gold, silver, lead, copper, iron, oil, and steam coal, Feerozah (Turquoise), Aqeeq (Agate), alum, salt or any other mineral from a mine and in case its quantity reaches the prescribed amount, he should pay Khums on them.

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1.Profit from Earning


1761. If a person earns by means of trade, industry or any other ways of earning, like, if he earns some money by offering prayers and fasting on behalf of a dead person. Moreover, if it exceeds the annual expenses for maintaining himself and his family, he should pay Khums that is one fifth of the surplus, in accordance with the rules, which will be explained later.


Instance where it is Mustahab for a person to avoid performing an act, which invalidates a fast


1758. It is Mustahab for the following persons that even if they may not be fasting; they should refrain from those acts, in the month of Ramadhan, which invalidate a fast.

First. A traveler who has committed an act during his journey which makes a fast void and reaches his hometown or the place where he intends to stay for ten days before Zuhr.


Mustahab Fasts


1757. Fasting is Mustahab on every day of a year except those on which it is Haraam or Makrooh to observe a fast as mentioned. Some of them, which have been strongly recommended, are as follows:

  1. The first and last Thursday of every month and the first Wednesday after the 10th of the month. If a person does not observe these fasts, it is recommended that he performs their Qadha. And if he is incapable of fasting, it is


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Haraam and Makrooh Fasts


1748. It is Haraam to fast on the day of Eid – ul – Fitr and Eid – ul – Azha. If a person is doubtful whether it is the first of Ramadhan or the last of Sha’ban, fasting with the intention of first of Ramadhan is Haraam.


Method of Ascertaining the First Day of a Month


1739. The 1st day of a month is ascertained by the following five ways:


People on Whom Fasting is Not Obligatory


1734. Fasting is not obligatory on a person who cannot fast because of his old age, or for whom fasting causes extreme hardship. However, in latter case, he should give one Mudd food to a poor person for every fast and even in the first case, as per obligatory precaution, he should give one Mudd food as well.



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