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      Rules of Zakat

      What to Pay as Fiṭrah Zakat
      It is not necessary to pay the most consumed food as fiṭrah zakat; rather it suffices to give wheat, barely, date, rice and the like.

      Fiṭrah of a 'Rebellious' Wife
      Fiṭrah of a 'rebellious' wife is to be paid by her husband unless her maintenance is being paid by someone else.

      Guests at the Night before 'Id of Fiṭr
      Fiṭrah of a person, who is a guest only the night before 'Id of Fiṭr, is not paid by the host.

      A Guest's Paying His Fiṭrah
      If a guest - who is considered as the host's dependant - pays his own fiṭrah with the permission of host and on his behalf, it ceases to be obligatory for the host to pay.

      To Give Fiṭrah Zakat to Our Own Children
      If the children are poor, their expenses are to be paid by their parents and the parents cannot give them fiṭrah zakat to spend on their necessary life expenditure, but it is no problem to spend it on repaying their debts or the expenses which are not the parent's duty to pay for.

      On Which to Spend Fiṭrah Zakat
      Fiṭrah zakat is spent on the same area as zakat of property. However, there is a caution to give it only to poor people of the same locality, if any.


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