Advice on Preparing for Death

Advice on Preparing for Death

“Give out of what We have provided for you, before death comes to one of you and he says, ‘My Lord, if You would only grant me reprieve for a little while, I would give in charity and become one of the righteous.’ ” (Qur’an: 63: 10) As the cases of Covid-19 are...
Waqf, Wills & Wasiyyah

Waqf, Wills & Wasiyyah

WAQF-MAKING i.e. giving a capital gift to Allah from one’s wealth, no matter how small or big, or whatever asset it might be, for some or other charitable cause, for one’s family or both, has been part of Islamic culture and civilisation over the centuries, from the...
Odd and Unusual Types of Waqf

Odd and Unusual Types of Waqf

The Waqf was integral to the Third Sector of pre-modern Muslim societies, acting as a conduit between those with the resources to provide those without. In assuming such a role, their establishment was also a reflection of what was important to the communities in...
Waqf: Our Solution

Waqf: Our Solution

In this thoughtful article, Dr Zara Khan on behalf the Yaqeen Institute, considers the potential of waqfs to address the economic troubles confronting the world today. She spotlights the growing despondency emerging in farming communities and the wealth disparities...