How much is obligatory
How much is obligatory


The Book of Zakat al-Fitr - كتاب زكاة الفطر:


Zakatul Fitar

Section:The categories (of wealth) from which it is obligatory
Topic/Issue:2604 - How much is obligatory --
Agreement:The jurists agreed that the zakat al-fitr paid in the form of dried dates or barley is not to be less than one saa, because that has been established in the tradition of Ibn Umar
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Malik,Imam ShafiLess than one saa would not be sufficientIn the narration of Abu Said al-Khudri, the apparent meaning is that by food he meant wheat.
They made analogy of wheat upon barley
Imam Abu HanifaOne-half saa is sufficient.Narration of Ibn al-Musayyab
Evidences :Hadith of Abu Said al-Khudri, Hadith of Abu Said, Hadith of Ibn al-Musayyab [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship, Zakah, Categories, Staple Food, Wheat
See Also:Persons on Whom it is obligatory
What can be given as zakatul fitar
Last Updated:2011-02-13

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