THE ISLAMIC LAW OF ZAKAT | PART.7

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لا صلاةَ لِمَن لا زكاةَ لَهُ ، ولا زكاةَ لِمَن لا وَرَعَ لَهُ

Imam Al-Sadiq (as) said, ‘The prayer of one who does not give the alms-tax is void, and the alms-tax of the impious is void.’

[Mishkat al-Anwar, no. 46]

THE ISLAMIC LAW OF ZAKAT | PART.6

الإمامُ الرِّضا (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إذا حُبِسَتِ الزَّكاةُ ماتَتِ المَواشِي

Imam Ar-Ridha’ (as) said, ‘When the alms-tax is not paid, livestock die as a result.’

[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 73, p. 373, no. 8]

THE ISLAMIC LAW OF ZAKAT | PART.5

الإمامُ الكاظمُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنّ اللّه‏َ عزّوجلّ وَضَعَ الزَّكاةَ قُوتاً للفُقَراءِ وتَوفِيرا لِأموالِكُم 

Imam Al-Kadhim (as) said, ‘Verily God has fixed the alms-tax as a provision for the poor and a proliferation of your wealth.’

[Al-Kafi, v. 3, p. 498, no. 6]

THE ISLAMIC LAW OF ZAKAT | PART.4

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): وَجَدنا في كتابِ رسولِ ‏اللّه‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ) … إذا مَنَعُوا الزَّكاةَ مَنَعَتِ الأرضُ بَرَكَتَها مِنَ الزَّرعِ والثِّمارِ والمَعادِنِ كُلِّها

Imam Al-Baqir (as) narrated, ‘We found the following written in the book of the Prophet (S): …When the alms-tax is withheld, the earth withholds all its yield of plants, fruits and minerals.’

[Al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 374, no. 2]

THE ISLAMIC LAW OF ZAKAT | PART.3

الإمامُ الحسنُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ما نَقَصَتْ زكاةٌ مِن مالٍ قَطُّ

Imam Al-Hasan (as) said, ‘The giving of the alms-tax never diminishes wealth.’

[Bihar al-Anwar, v. 96, p. 23, no. 56]