Sahih Muslim (Book 5)
Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj
Islam
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Sahih Muslim (Arabic: صحيح مسلم‎ , Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim; full title: Al-Musnadu Al-Sahihu bi Naklil Adli) is one of the Kutub al-Sittah (six major hadith collections) in Sunni Islam. It is highly acclaimed by Sunni Muslims as well as Zaidi Shia Muslims. It is considered the second most authentic hadith collection after Sahih al-Bukhari. It was collected by Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, also known as Imam Muslim. Sahih Muslim, together with Sahih al-Bukhari is termed as Sahihayn.

Sahih Muslim

Book 5. Zakat


Chapter 1: No Zakat Is Due from a Muslim Or His Slave Or His Horse

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported Allah’s Messenger (way peace be upon him) as saying: No sadaqa (zakat) is payable on less than five wasqs of (dates or grains), on less than five camel-heads and on less than five uqiyas (of silver).

A hadith like this has been narrated by ‘Amr b. Yahya with the same chain of transmitters.

‘Umara reported: I heard Abd Sa’id al-Khudri as saying that he had heard Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) make (this) observation with a gesture of his five fingers, and then he narrated the hadith as transmitted by ‘Uyaina (hadith 2134).

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: Sadaqa (zakat) is payable on less than five wasqs of (dates or grains), on less than five camel-heads, and on less than five uqiyas (of silver).

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: No Sadaqa is payable on less than five wasqs of dates or grains.

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: No Sadaqa is payable on the grains and dates till it (comes to the Weight) of five wasqs, or less than five heads of camels, or less than five uqiyas (of silver).

A hadith like this has been narrated by Isma’il b. Umayya with the same chain of transmitters.

A hadith like this has been narrated by Isma’il b. Umayya with the same chain of transmitters, but instead of the word dates, fruit has been used.

Jabir b. ‘Abdullah reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: No Sadaqa is payable on less than five fiqiyas of silver, and on less than five heads of camels, and less than five wasqs of dates.

Jabir b. Abdullah reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: A tenth is payable on what is watered by rivers, or rains, and a twentieth on what is watered by camels.


Chapter 2: Sending Off for the Payment of Zakat and of Refusing to Pay It

Abu Huraira reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: No Sadaqa is due from a Muslim on his slave or horse.

Abu Huraira reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: No Sadaqa is due from a Muslim on his slave or horse.

A hadith like this has been narrated by Abu Huraira through another chain of transmitters.

Abu Huraira reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: There is no Sadaqa on a slave except Sadaqat-ul-Fitr.