The Differences between Zakat Al Mal and Zakat Al Fitr

The Differences between Zakat Al Mal and Zakat Al Fitr

Let us explore the difference between Zakat Al mal and Zakat Al Fitr.  To begin, let’s dive deep into the terminology itself. We have learned that the Arabic word ‘Zakat’ means growth and purification. Al Fitr comes from the word إفطار or “breaking the fast” because it marks the breaking of the long fast at the

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5 Things You Should Know About Zakat Al-Fitr

What is Zakat Al-Fitr? Apart from being known as Sadaqah Al-Fitr, more importantly it is known as the type of Zakat that has to be paid before the Eid Ul-Fitr prayer. It also carries the name of Zakat-Al-Badan (The body tax) or Zakat-Al-Ra’s (The head tax). This Zakat is established mainly to cleanse a Muslim

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