Australian Community Come together for the help of the needy- Ramadan Iftar Dinners 2018
Last week was a very blissful week with community coming together to help the needy in 5 fundraising iftar Dinners. Initiated by Human Appeal‘s head office the dinners took place nationwide in the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. Yahya Hawwa the international nasheed artist was a great surprise for participants. With his distinguished Quran Recitation and serene voice he opened the nights on spiritual heights. Read more
Ramadan is a month of blessings and multiplying of rewards. There are many ahadith that highlight these attributes in the month. However, in terms of a characterization of the different parts of the month, the hadith below sums it up nicely,
The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “This is a month, the first part of which brings Allah’s Mercy, the middle of which brings Allah’s forgiveness, and the last part of which brings emancipation from the hellfire.” [Bukhari] Read more
Feeding the fasting is an act of charity that is highly favored in the eyes of Allah, particularly in the month of fasting. It allows Muslims that are struggling to make ends meet, feel apart of the wider community and not left out as a result of being unable to break their fast.
The Prophet (pbuh) mentions the favour of those who feed the fasting in the following hadith, while speaking about the blessed month of Ramadan: Read more
What Is It?
Zakat al-Fitr is a duty which is wajib (required) of every Muslim, whether male or female, minor or adult as long as he/she has the means to do so.
According to Islamic tradition (Sunnah), Ibn ‘Umar said that the Prophet Muhammad (saw) made Zakat al-Fitr compulsory on every slave, freeman, male, female, young and old among the Muslims; one Saa` of dried dates or one Saa` of barley. The saa’, is equivalent to four double handfuls and according to the majority of Sunni scholars, One Saa’ is approximately between 2.6 kg to 3 kg. Read more