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For Sadaka, leader of the Arab tribe of the Banu Mazyad, see al-Mazeedi.
This is a sub-article of Zakāt, Infaq and Mustahabb.

Sadaqah or Sadaka (Arabic: صدقة‎‎, IPA: [sˤɑdæqɐ],[n A] "charity]", plural ṣadaqāt صدقات) in the modern context has come to signify "voluntary charity", [1] This concept encompasses any act of giving out of compassion, love, friendship (fraternity), religious duty or generosity. The term is synonymous with Tzedakah.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Said, Abdul Aziz et al. (2006). Contemporary Islam: Dynamic, Not Static. Taylor & Francis. p. 145. ISBN 9780415770118. 

Further Reading[edit]

  • Debasa, Ana Maria Carballeira, Charity and Poverty, in Muhammad in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia oxf the Prophet of God (2 vols.), Edited by C. Fitzpatrick and A. Walker, Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO, 2014, Vol. I, pp. 92-96. 1610691776