Zakat, an obligatory alms giving, is one of the five pillars of Islam. The importance of this Islamic obligation is highlighted by the fact that it is directly linked to the ritual prayer (salaat) by Allah in the Qur'an on thirty-two occasions.
The first is by Shaykh 'Abd-Allah Siraj al-Din al-Husayni, may Allah be pleased with him, from Allepo wherein the author examines the wisdom behind fasting: its obligations, etiquettes, requirements, benefits and virtues.
The subject of halal and haram, notably meat, and meat products, is of central importance to Muslims with growing focus on ethical aspects of meat production, food safety and cleanliness, and the welfare of animals demanding greater attention.
This book takes an important step towards the realization of the higher intents of the Islamic law. First, it opens the door towards the integration of contemporary values and worldview into the maqasid terminology.
This edition contains comprehensive evidence from all available hadiths from the six most authentic books of hadith. It is intended for serious students who seek in-depth evidence on each topic. Includes color pictures and color text highlights.