A Believer's Guide to Zakat

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A Believer's Guide to Zakat

Welcome to The Islam Shop Ltd, your trusted source for authentic Islamic literature. Explore the profound significance of Zakat, one of the five pillars of Islam, with our featured book, "A Believer's Guide to Zakat." This comprehensive treatise unravels the essence of this obligatory almsgiving, shedding light on its importance and the dire consequences of neglecting this pillar, as emphasized by Allah in the Qur'an on thirty-two occasions.

In a world where Zakat has, unfortunately, become a fallen pillar among Muslims, this guide serves as a beacon, elucidating the evidences for its significance and warning against negligence through the lens of Qur'anic verses and Hadith. The book goes beyond mere admonition; it provides a clear and comprehensive explanation of the essential legal rulings surrounding Zakat. Readers, regardless of their background in Islamic law, will find the instructions accessible and enlightening, offering clarity on who must pay, what must be paid, how and when it should be paid, and to whom.

"A Believer's Guide to Zakat" doesn't stop at legalities; it also delves into the correct etiquette to be observed by both the giver and the receiver of Zakat. This aspect adds a holistic dimension to the understanding of Zakat, emphasizing the importance of compassion, empathy, and sincerity in the process.

Whether you are a seasoned practitioner of Zakat or someone seeking to understand the intricacies of this pillar, this guide is an indispensable resource. At The Islam Shop Ltd, we are committed to providing you with literature that not only educates but also inspires positive action. "A Believer's Guide to Zakat" is more than a book; it's a roadmap to fulfilling this essential pillar of Islam with sincerity and understanding.

Discover the true essence of Zakat, explore its legal intricacies, and embody the correct etiquette with "A Believer's Guide to Zakat," available now at The Islam Shop Ltd. Elevate your understanding and practice of Zakat, and contribute to the flourishing of this pillar in the Muslim community.

About The Author 

Shaykh Hisham Burhani 

Shaykh Hisham Burhani, a distinguished Syrian scholar, left an indelible mark on the Islamic scholarly landscape as an expert in the Hanafi legal school and a spiritual guide within the Shadhili order. Born in 1932, he was raised in an environment rich with knowledge, surrounded by leading scholars, most notably his father, Shaykh Muhammad Sa'id Burhani.

Shaykh Hisham Burhani's educational journey led him to become a luminary in Islamic scholarship. His expertise extended to the Hanafi legal tradition, where he delved into the intricacies of Islamic jurisprudence. His commitment to the dissemination of knowledge led him to serve as a lecturer in the Faculty of Shariah at the University of Damascus. There, he imparted his wisdom, teaching Islamic law (fiqh), fundamentals of Islamic law (usul al-fiqh), and Qur'anic exegesis (tafsir).

Beyond his role as an academician, Shaykh Hisham Burhani was a spiritual guide (murshid) in the Shadhili order, emphasizing the importance of spiritual development and adherence to the teachings of Sufism. His dual expertise in both Islamic jurisprudence and spirituality made him a well-rounded scholar, providing guidance to those seeking knowledge and a deeper connection with their faith.

During the 1980s, while residing in the United Arab Emirates, Shaykh Hisham Burhani represented the UAE in various capacities at the Islamic Jurisprudence Council in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. His active involvement in such esteemed councils underscored his commitment to addressing contemporary issues within the framework of Islamic jurisprudence.

The Islam Shop Ltd is honored to present the works and teachings of Shaykh Hisham Burhani, allowing readers access to the wealth of knowledge he accumulated throughout his life. By offering his contributions in both Hanafi jurisprudence and spiritual guidance, The Islam Shop Ltd aims to contribute to the enrichment of Islamic scholarship and the spiritual growth of its audience. Shaykh Hisham Burhani's legacy lives on as an inspiration for those seeking a comprehensive understanding of Islam and its spiritual dimensions.

Shaykh Hisham Burhani (1932-2014) was a Syrian scholar who was an expert in the Hanafi legal school as well as a spiritual guide (murshid) in the Shadhili order. He was raised in the company of leading scholars in particular his father Shaykh Muhammad Sa'id Burhanii and went on to be a lecturer in the Faculty of Shariah at the University of Damascus where he taught Islamic law (fiqh) fundamentals of Islamic law (usul al-fiqh) and Qur'anic exegesis (tafsir). While living in the United Arab Emirates in the 1980s he represented the UAE in various roles at the Islamic Jurisprudence Council in Jeddah Saudi Arabia.

About The Translator 

Amjad Mahmood 

Inshallah Text and information coming soon.

About The Publisher

Heritage Press

Heritage Press was founded in the United Kingdom in June 2013/1434 AH. As a publishing house, our objective is to contribute to the revival of the traditional Islamic sciences and the dissemination of sound knowledge through translations of authentic, classical, and contemporary texts into the English language, so as to broaden the understanding of the general community, whilst maintaining a high academic standard. This goal is accomplished through our varied selection of texts across the Islamic sciences, such as Sacred Law (fiqh), spirituality (tasṣawwuf), Prophetic biography (sīrah), and other important Islamic subjects, written by some of the foremost traditional scholars of mainstream Sunni orthodoxy, both past and present. until now, numerous titles have been published by Heritage Press.

Additional Product Information

  • ISBN 13: 978-095769-37-53
  • ISBN: 10: 0957693753
  • ISBN: 9780957693753
  • SKU 2: TIS
  • SKU 3: 7564
  • SKU 4: 9780957693753
  • MPN: 9375
  • ASIN: 9780957693753
  • EAN: 9375
  • REF.NO: 9375
  • Author: Shaykh Hisham Burhani 
  • Edited and illustrated By: Shaykh Hisham Burhani 
  • Translated & Annotated By: Amjad Mahmood
  • Publisher: Heritage Press
  • Imprint: Heritage Press
  • Publication Date: 18 Jun. 2015
  • Edition: First 
  • Cover: Paperback / Softcover / Paperboard / Softbound
  • Format: Paperback / Softcover / Paperboard / Softbound
  • Binding: Paperback / Softcover / Paperboard / Softbound
  • Pages: 132
  • Dimensions: 24x16cm Approx
  • Weight: 400g
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