Make Hujjat Smile :)

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Please consider using Amazon Smile to make your usual Amazon purchases and also donate to the running costs of the Jamaat at no additional cost to you.

When you shop at Amazon Smile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as amazon.co.uk, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your selected charity.

On your first visit to Amazon Smile you will need to select “The Khoja Shia Ithnaasheri Muslim Community of London” to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. It will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.co.uk will result in a donation.

(For more information about Amazon Smile, click here: https://smile.amazon.co.uk/gp/chpf/about 
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Small Qur’an graduates

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The Jamaat is pleased to note that the following children have finished their ‘Small Qur’an’ and graduated to the ‘Big Qur’an’. Congratulations to all of them and their families!

Girls:

1.AALIYEH ABBAS
2.ALINA NAQVI
3.ALIYAH BATOOL SHAH
4.ALIYAH ZAINAB KAZIMI
5.HANIYYA ABBAS HASSANALI
6.RANA FAIZI
7.RIDHA CHINOY
8.RUHE ZAHRA SHAH
9.SOFIA BAHAJ
10.SUMAYYA GULAMALI
11.IMAAN KANJI
12.HAANAH DATOO
13.JANNAH JAWAD
14.SAYEDA AJIYAH RIZVI
15.AALIYAH MAMDANI
16.ZAINAB ESMAIL
17.MADEEHA MERALI
18.MARYAM ZAHRA GULAMHUSEIN
19.NISBAT BADAMI
20.SAFIYAH RAJAN
21.SAKINA PUTWA
22.ZAHRA PUTWA
23.JENNAH ZAHRA JANMOHAMED
24.ZAYNAB PIRBHAI
25.ANAILA KHAN
26.SARAH REHMTULLA
27.ZAYNAB PIRANI
28.MARYA PIRBHAI
29.RUMAYSAA NAIHESARI
30.ZAHRA JAWID
31.ALLY ZAINAB SHAH
32.SARA FATEMA MIRZA
33.NABEEHA HASHMANI
34.ASENAD MORAD HAIDARI

Boys:

1.ALI HUSSAIN SUMAR
2.ALI YASEEN ISMAIL
3.ALI SAJJAD IBRAHIM
4.OWAIS MOHAMED ALI CHANDOO
5.MUHAMMEDALI KHIMJI
6.MOHAMMED HAJI
7.SYED ZARGHAM ALI RIZVI
8.ALI MERALI
9.SYED TABBISH HAIDER
10.QAIS ABBAS SIWJI
11.KHAQAN RAZA
12.ABBAS ALIDINA
13.ILYAS ALI NAZARALI
14.MUHAMMAD RAAMIZ RIZVI
15.HUSAYN HIRJI
16.ABBAS BHALOO
17.DAAMIN BADAMI
18.HAIDER TAJRI
19.SYED MUHAMMAD RAZA HAIDER
20.HASAN ALI
21.QUMAYL GULAMALI
22.SYED HASSAN ASKARI YAWAR
23.DANYAAL ALI PANJU
24.QASIM PANJU
25.SAYED ALI GHAZI
26.MOHAMMAD MAHDI AHMADI
27.MOHAMMAD HASSAN AHMADI
28.HADI JAFFER
29.MAHDI JAFFER
30.MURTAZA AKBARALI
31.MAHDI HASSAN LALJI
32.MUHAMMAD-ALI RASHID
33.ALI CHANDOO
34.ALI KANANI
35.AMMAR NAQVI
36.DAYAN HUSSEIN
37.KUMAYL ABBAS SACHOO
38.MIKAEEL DAYA
39.MURTAZA SHER ALI CHOHAN
40.SAIF ALI KAZMI
41.SAYED HASSAN ALI ZAIDI
42.SYED EHSAN ALAVI
43.YOUSUF ASGHAR
44.ZAYN ALI MOHAMED
45.MUSA KAZIM JAFRY
46.MOHAMMED HAIDER JAFRY
47.MEHDI BHIMJI
48.MAISAM HARJI
49.QASSIM MOLU
50.MEHDI ANWARY
51.MEHDI JAFFER
52.HAIDER ALI

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Zakaat al-Fitrah

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Fitra

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Fitra becomes incumbent when the new moon of Shawwal is sighted. This is known as Zakat of Fitra, which is payable by every Baligh person for oneself and all dependents, temporary or otherwise, regardless of gender and age. It is also Mustahab to pay Fitra for an unborn child. Fitra has been set for £5 per head and will be distributed to the needy, first locally and then abroad. The KSIMC of London will disburse on Eid day as per Sharia requirements.

See some FAQ below:

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According to the Shariah, Fitra becomes incumbent when the new moon of Shawwal is sighted. This is known as Zakat of Fitra, which is payable by every Baligh person for oneself and all dependents, temporary or otherwise, regardless of gender and age. It is also Mustahab to pay Fitra for an unborn child. Fitra has been set for £5 per head and will be distributed to the needy, first locally and then abroad. The KSIMC of London will disburse on Eid day as per Sharia requirements. See some FAQ below:

What is Zakat al-Fitrah?

Zakat al-Fitrah is an obligatory annual tax and is due after the month of fasting. Because Zakat al-Fitrah is an act of worship, it must be paid with the intention of seeking nearness to Allah (swt), as is the case with the Zakat on wealth.

What is mentioned about Zakaat in the Ahadith?

Imam al-Baqir (a) said, “Indeed Allah Almighty coupled zakat with prayer; thus He said, ‘Establish the prayer and give the zakat.’ So whoever establishes the prayer but did not give zakat, it is as if he did not establish the prayer.” (Wasa’il as-Shi’a, vol. 6, pg 11) Imam Musa al-Kadhim (a) said,

“Protect your wealth by [paying] zakat.”

(Wasa’il as-Shi’a, vol. 6, pg 4)

Imam as-Sadiq (a) said,

“(Zakaat) Al-Fitrah is obligated by whatever obligates Zakat.”

(Wasa’il as-Shi’a, vol. 6, pg 226)

When is Zakat al-Fitrah due?

If a person performs the ‘Eid prayers, then based on obligatory precaution, he must give Fitrah before ‘Eid day prayers. However, if he does not perform ‘Eid day prayers, then he can delay giving Fitrah until the time of Dhohr prayers on the day of ‘Eid al-Fitr.

Upon whom is Zakat al-Fitrah obligated? 

  • A person who at the time of sunset on the night of ‘Eid at Fitr is baligh, sane, not unconscious or poor, must give on his behalf and on behalf of those who are dependent on him, one Sa’ – approximately three kilograms – of food per head to someone who is entitled to receive the zakat. The food that he gives must be considered to be a staple food in his town and it suffices that he gives the food’s monetary value instead, which in the UK is set at £5.
  • If a person cannot meet his and his family’s living expenses for one year and does not have an occupation by which he can meet those expenses for one year, then such a person is classed as a poor person and it its not obligatory on him to give Zakat al-Fitrah.
  • It is obligatory on one to give the Fitrah of a guest who arrives at his house before sunset on the eve of ‘Eid al-Fitr and spends the night at his place and is considered to be his dependent, albeit temporarily. If a person is invited to break his fast (Iftar) on the night of ‘Eid al-Fitr, he is not considered to be the host’s dependent and the guest’s Fitrah is not the responsibility of the host.
  • A person whose Fitrah is obligatory to be paid by another person is not obligated to give his Fitrah himself. However, if the other person does not or cannot give his Fitrah, then based on precaution, it becomes obligatory on him to give his own Fitrah provided he falls into the conditions mentioned above in point 1.
  • If your Fitrah is obligatory on another person and you decide to give your own Fitrah, the obligation on the one who must give is it not exempted and must still pay it.

Who is your Zakaat al-Fitrah distributed to?

  • Zakaat al-Fitrah is only given to the poor, those believers to satisfy the criteria of being unable to meet their living expenses for one year, unable to pay off their debts and who will not use the money or food stuffs for sinful purposes.
  • It will first be provided to those believers in your own town, if not in your area or country. In the event that there are no poor Shi’a in one’s town, it can be given to other Muslims who meet the criteria, so long as they are not a Nasibi– a hater of the holy Ahl al-Bayt (a).
  • It is recommended that in giving Zakat al-Fitrah one should prefer his poor relatives and neighbours first and the learned and virtuous persons over others.
  • A Sayyid cannot accept Zakat from someone who is not a Sayyid except in case of necessity, such as when his expenses cannot be met by other religious funds such as Khums. Zakat can be given to a person whom one does not know whether he is Sayyid or not.

What happens if I sponsor an orphan somewhere in the world?

It is obligatory for sponsors to pay the Zakaat al-Fitrah of the orphan or person he is sponsoring. The payment should be in proportion to the amount of the child’s sustenance which the sponsor covers. As a precaution the sponsor may pay the full amount of the Zakat.

What happens when I have paid my Zakat al-Fitrah?

The Prophet Muhammad (s) said,

“Give charity, for surely giving charity increases wealth substantially; so give and may Allah (swt) have mercy upon you.”

(Wasa’il as-Shi’a, vol. 6, pg 257)

For any other questions, please email aalim@hujjat.org

   
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Harrow Mayor thanks Hujjat Stanmore for food drive efforts

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The Jamaat has been proud to support the efforts by charities in Harrow to provide dried/tinned food to those in need across the borough. Members of the community have generously donated 00’s of kgs of food which has been passed on to the council to distribute. This is ongoing, and you can still get involved here.

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HCSG – Hujjat Cancer Support Group Care Packages

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Could you or someone you care about benefit from receiving a care package? The HCSG is distributing care packages full of hand sanitiser, gloves, masks and a few other goodies to those suffering or in remission from cancer during these unprecedented times. Complete the form using the link https://forms.gle/duDd1jxQ8EvfWVV46

We are currently delivery to local areas around the hujjat Islamic Center. Harrow/Stanmore/bushey/Watford/Northwood and Ruislip

Special thanks to Sabira Bhimji, Shabir Panju and Nilofar Dhanji 💜

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Food drive: helping our neighbours in need!

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  1. Buy any of the goods from the list
  2. Fill out the short form here, and we’ll be in touch to organise delivery.

UPDATE 17/05/20: Please note that for donations received from today onwards, food will either be given to Harrow Council’s drive to to help the vulnerable OR to the Sufra Food Bank. Either way, your donation will go to those in need.

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