How much is obligatory
How much is obligatory

Book:

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

Chapter:

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
Opinions:
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
References:1[pg:326]
Last Updated:2011-02-13

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