Zakaat (Obligatory Charity)

Zakah is Fardh (obligatory) upon a person who possesses the following five:

  1. The person is a Muslim
  2. The person is free i.e. not a slave
  3. The person is sane
  4. The person is mature i.e. has reached the age of 15 or, in the case of a male, has experienced a wet dream before the mentioned age. And in the case of a female has experienced menses or a wet dream before this age.
  5. The person is the complete owner of such wealth which consists of the following four things: