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Sadaqa and Charity in the Qur'an

The importance of charity is mentioned many times in the Qur'an. One such verse is: "Give to the near of kin his due, and also to the needy and the wayfarers. Do not squander your wealth wastefully; for those who squander wastefully are Satan's brothers, and Satan is ever ungrateful to his Lord." (17:26-27)

Rewards for Giving Charity

Giving sadaqa will not diminish a Muslim's wealth. It serves as expiation for sins and yields rewards in the next life.

Allah says: "For those who give in charity, men and women, and loan to Allah a Beautiful Loan, it shall be increased manifold (to their credit), and they shall have (besides) a liberal reward."(Qur'an 57:18).

And, the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "To give something to a poor man brings one reward, while giving the same to a needy relation brings two: one for charity and the other for respecting the family ties." (Ahmad and Tirmidhi)

The original arabic word, Masjid meaning any place where you do 'sajda' (prostration) before God Almighty. In Sajda or prostration the forehead touching the ground as practiced in Salat or prayer.

Prophet Muhammad said: When a person leave his earthly body, all his or her actions terminate but three:
1. Knowledge through which people benefit,
2. Sadaqa Jaariyya (recurring charity), and
3. Pious child who makes dua or supplication for the parents.

And building of Mosque falls into the Sadaqa Jaariyya or recurring / continuous charity because as long as people come for Divine Remembrance and worship, the merits and blessings are sent to the ones who were behind building the mosque.

  Prince George Islamic Center

Prince George Islamic Center


Alhamdulillah  BCMA Prince George  started the second stage of building The Prince George Islamic Centre After the foundation was completed last year

The First phase of the project establishes the minimum spaces required for community activities for the Muslim population of Prince George. The principal space is the multi-purpose hall for social and recreational activities. A small prayer-hall with a mezzanine provides space for congregational prayer. Two classrooms provide space for weekend religious and language education. 

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