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should check himself from doing evil. That is also
charity.'
Many Muslims choose to pay the obligatory Zakat in
the month of Ramadan to gain those extra rewards
as well as give more sadaqa.In Sahih Bukhari it was
narrated by Abu Huraira that the prophet (saw) said,
"If one gives in charity what equals one date-fruit
from the honestly-earned money and Allah accepts
only the honestly earned money --Allah takes it in
His right (hand) an then enlarges its reward for that
person (who has given it), as anyone of you brings
up his baby horse, so much as that it becomes as
big as a mountain.'
Just ponder that beautiful hadith of how if we give
even as small as a date, Allah (swt) can take that in
his right hand and multiply it to become as big as a
mountain, Subhanallah. This is the perfect time to
give in charity, but remember Allah (swt) entrusted
us with our finances so we should be giving in char-
ity all year long not just during Ramadan. At the
conclusion of Ramadan every Muslim is required to
pay the Zakat-ul-Fitr as a token of thankfulness to