What Quran & Hadith says about ‘Sadaqat-ul-Fitr’

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[Sahih Bukhari : Volume 2, Book 25 Zakat ul Fitr, Number 579]

Narrated Ibn Umar (Radi Allah Anhu) Allah’s Apostle (sal-allahu- alleihi-wasallam ) enjoined the payment of one Sa’ of dates or one Sa’ of barley as Zakat-ul-Fitr on every Muslim slave or free, male or female, young or old, and he ordered that it be paid before the people went out to offer the ‘Id prayer. (One Sa’ = 3 Kilograms approx.)


[Sahih Muslim : Book 5 Kitab Al-Zakat, Number 2153]

Abdullah bin Umar (Radi Allah Anhu) reported that the Messenger of Allah (sal-allahu- alleihi-wasallam ) prescribed Zakat-ul-Fitr of Ramadan one sa’ of dates or one sa’ of barley for every individual among the Muslims (whether) free man or slave, male or female, young or old.

[Sahih Bukhari : Volume 2, Book 25 Zakat ul Fitr, Number 588]

Narrated Ibn ‘Umar (Radi Allah Anhu): Allah’s Apostle (sal-allahu- alleihi-wasallam ) has made Sadaqatul-Fitr obligatory, (and it was), either one Sa’ of barley or one Sa’ of dates (and its payment was obligatory) on young and old people, and on free men as well as on slaves.


[Sahih Muslim : Book 5 Kitab Al-Zakat, Number 2159]

Ibn ‘Umar (Radi Allah Anhu) reported that the Messenger of Allah (sal-allahu- alleihi-wasallam ) ordered that the Sadaqat-ul-Fitr should be paid before the people go out for prayer.


[Sahih Bukhari : Volume 2, Book 25 Zakat ul Fitr, Number 585]

Narrated Ibn ‘Umar (Radi Allah Anhu): The Prophet (sal-allahu- alleihi-wasallam ) ordered the people to pay Zakat-ul-Fitr before going to the ‘Id prayer.


[Sahih Bukhari : Volume 2, Book 25 Zakat ul Fitr, Number 587]

Narrated Nafi’: Ibn ‘Umar (Radi Allah Anhu) said, “The Prophet (sal-allahu- alleihi-wasallam ) made incumbent on every male or female, free man or slave, the payment of one Sa’ of dates or barley as Sadaqat-ul-Fitr (or said Sadaqa-Ramadan) .” The people then substituted half Sa’ of wheat for that. Ibn ‘Umar used to give dates (as Sadaqat-ulFitr) . Once there was scarcity of dates in Medina and Ibn ‘Umar gave barley. ‘And Ibn ‘Umar used to give Sadaqat-ul-Fitr for every young and old person. He even used to give on behalf of my children. Ibn ‘Umar used to give Sadaqatul-Fitr to those who had been officially appointed for its collection. People used to give Sadaqat-ul-Fitr (even) a day or two before the ‘Id.

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