Wakf


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(wŭkf)
n.1.(Moham. Law) The granting or dedication of property in trust for a pious purpose, that is, to some object that tends to the good of mankind, as to support a mosque or caravansary, to provide for support of one's family, kin, or neighbors, to benefit some particular person or persons and afterward the poor, etc.; also, the trust so created, or the property in trust.
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A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice S Abdul Nazeer said this as a number of applicants including the resident of Ayodhya and Faizabad urged the court to ask parties to the dispute - Sunni Wakf Board and Nirmohi Akhara - to arrive at a compromise.
It is located within the compound of Al-Aqsa Mosque, holy to Muslims and under the supervision of Jordanian Wakf.
The Shia Central Wakf Board said earlier this week that it was ready to build a mosque in Lucknow so that the temple could be built in Ayodhya, a proposal which was also submitted to the Supreme Court.
Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday instructed that the state's Wakf Act should be formulated in accordance with the Central Act and demanded the formation of two committees for its protection.
Jordan -- through the Wakf Muslim religious trust -- has administrative jurisdiction of the site.
Wakf Board had put in place special arrangements for the devotees while its employees and volunteers also helped the aged devotees to go up and down stairs in the shrine's premises.
Comme justifications, ils se sont appuyes sur les instruments dont dispose ce financement comme la Zakat, le Wakf, les produits bancaires islamiques, le Takaful et les Sukuks, qui jouent un role fondamental en matiere de developpement economique.
Since 1967, when Israel captured East Jerusalem from Jordan, it has permitted the Wakf, a Jordanian Islamic trust, to administer the Temple Mount, or Haram al-Sharif in Arabic.
And that the grants would be offered only to those Madarsas which were registered either with the Charities Commissioner or with the Wakf Board.
Awaqf, also spelled wakf, is, under the context of 'sadaqah', an inalienable religious endowment in Islamic sharia, typically donating a building or plot of land or even cash for Muslim religious or charitable purposes.
CDATA[ The controversy with the Wakf is a nationalistic issue.
His campaign platform says: "We must expel the Moslem wakf [endowment] from the Temple Mount and restore exclusive Israeli sovereignty over this most holy site.