Zakat

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All Muslim adults who are sane and possess the nisab (a minimum amount of wealth held for a year) should pay Zakat. Zakat, is one of the five pillars of Islam and an act of worship. The meaning of zakat is “to purify” and so to purify our own wealth all Muslims are obliged to pay a portion of one’s assets to help those in need. Zakat benefits the giver as well as the receiver.