Alms and Charity: Zakat the Societal Pillar in Islam

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Zakat, the third pillar of Islam, is a mandatory alms giving practice that serves as a form of wealth redistribution and social welfare. This article provides an in-depth analysis of Zakat, exploring its theological underpinnings and practical implications in Islam. We discuss the importance of Zakat as an act of worship and the various categories of recipients.