Top Hadith on Zakat (Part 6)

The following is a continuation of the top hadith shedding light on how, why and to whom we should give out Zakat . Enjoy!

#1.Volume 2, Book 24, Number 527:

On the authority of Abi Sa’id Al-Khudri

I heard the Prophet saying (as above–No. 526 ..)

#2.Volume 2, Book 24, Number 528 :

On the authority of Anas, may Allah be pleased with him, said:

Abu Bakr wrote to me what Allah had instructed His Apostle (may Allah The Most Gracious be pleased woth himto do regarding the one who had to pay one Bint Makhad (i.e. one-year-old she-camel) as Zakat, and he did not have it but had got Bint Labun (two-year-old she-camel). (He wrote that) it could be accepted from him as Zakat, and the collector of Zakat would return him 20 Dirhams or two sheep; and if the Zakat payer had not a Bint Makhad, but he had Ibn Labun (a two-year-old he-camel) then it could be accepted as his Zakat, but he would not be paid anything.

#3.Volume 2, Book 24, Number 529:

On the authority of Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said:

I am a witness that Prophet Muhammed, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, offered the Eid prayer before delivering the sermon and then he thought that the women would not be able to hear him (because of the distance), so he went to them along with Bilal who was spreading his garment. The Prophet advised and ordered them to give in charity. So the women started giving their ornaments (in charity). (The sub-narrator Aiyub pointed towards his ears and neck meaning that they gave ornaments from those places such as ear-rings and necklaces.)

#4.Volume 2, Book 24, Number 530:

Anas, may Allah be pleased with him, said:

Abu Bakr wrote to me what was made compulsory by Prophet Muhammed, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him,and that was (regarding the payments of Zakat): Neither the property of different people may be taken together nor the joint property may be split for fear of (paying more, or receiving less) Zakat. (1)

#5.Volume 2, Book 24, Number 531:

Anas, may Allah be pleased with him, said:

Abu Bakr wrote to me what Prophet Muhammed, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him,has made compulsory (regarding Zakat) and this was mentioned in it: If a property is equally owned by two partners, they should pay the combined Zakat and it will be considered that both of them have paid their Zakat equally.

#6. Volume 2, Book 24, Number 532:

On the authority of Abu Said Al-Khudri

A Bedouin asked Prophet Muhammed, Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him,about the emigration. The Prophet (may Allah Almighty be pleased with him) said, “May Allah have mercy on you! The matter of immigration is very hard. Have you got camels? Do you pay their Zakat?” The Bedouin said, “Yes, I have camels and I pay their Zakat.” The Prophet said, Work beyond the seas and Allah will not decrease (waste) any of your good deeds.” (See Hadith No. 260 Vol. 5).

#7.Volume 2, Book 24, Number 533:

On the authority of Anas, may Allah be pleased with him, said:

Abu Bakr , wrote to me about the Zakat which Allah had ordered His Apostle to observe: Whoever had to pay Jahda (Jahda means a four-year-old she-camel) as Zakat from his herd of camels and he had not got one, and he had Hiqqa (three-year-old she-camel), that Hiqqa should be accepted from him along with two sheep if they were available or twenty Dirhams (one Durham equals about 1/4 Saudi Riyal) and whoever had to pay Hiqqa as Zakat and he had no Hiqqa but had a Jadha, the Jadha should be accepted from him, and the Zakat collector should repay him twenty Dirhams or two sheep; and whoever had to pay Hiqqa as Zakat and he had not got one, but had a Bint Labun (two-year-old she-camel), it should be accepted from him along with two sheep or twenty Dirhams; and whoever had to pay Bint Labun and had a Hiqqa, that Hiqqa should be accepted from him and the Zakat collector should repay him twenty Dirhams or two sheep; and whoever had to pay Bint Labun and he had not got one but had a Bint Makhad (one-year-old she camel), that Bint Makhad should be accepted from him along with twenty Dirhams or two sheep.

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