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    • Meaning of Obligatory and Recommended Ṣadaqah
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      Meaning of Obligatory and Recommended Ṣadaqah

      Q: What is the obligatory ṣadaqah or gift? And what is the mustaḥabb one?
      A: The obligatory ṣadaqah is the two types of zakāt: zakāt al-fitrah and zakāt on property [nine items] and the rest is categorized as mustaḥabb ṣadaqah. As for the gift, it is not obligatory in itself.
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