Charity: Its Realm and Importance (3)

“As mentioned previously, Ṣadaqah is a comprehensive term that is used to refer to many acts of kindness and good deeds. It may refer to something as small as removing a harmful thing from someone’s path or helping a person mount his ride. The opportunities are numerous and are available even to those without wealth. This is evident in several well-known aḥâdîth of the Prophet”

Charity: Its Realm and Importance (1)

“IT IS A gift from Allah, our Lord and Creator, and a basic human innate nature to care for the weak, those in need, and the poor. And it is for this reason, all messages revealed by Allah have emphasized this nature and given it a central role in their teachings. But the emphasis the religion of Islam places on Ṣadaqah surpasses those espoused by all others.”