alms-giving


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Noun1.alms-giving - making voluntary contributions to aid the poor
giving, gift - the act of giving
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Clearly the rector was not what is called in these days an "earnest" man: he was fonder of church history than of divinity, and had much more insight into men's characters than interest in their opinions; he was neither laborious, nor obviously self-denying, nor very copious in alms-giving, and his theology, you perceive, was lax.
His alms-giving, I have heard, was most exten- sive, covering almost the whole Archipelago.
Zakat (Alms-giving) at the bank amounted to EGP 581m, provided to more than 1,722 million beneficiaries .
"It could be considered as alms-giving, and not blackmail," he said.
Time-tested traditions and practices in solemn commemoration of the Lord's Passion will be held in many parts of the country on Good Friday, which is observed as a day of fasting, abstinence, penance, prayer, and alms-giving.
Colombo, March 24 -- A total of 100 members of the Maha Sangha were hosted at a massive alms-giving ceremony at the Kalyani Raja Maha Vihara in Kelaniya on last Wednesday here.
According to the priest, it is because Muslims believe in alms-giving. And I thought to myself, if only the world's "haves," who comprise a minority, share generously with the world's "have-nots," who comprise the majority, there will be fewer beggars on our streets.
He also instructed the Zakat, a form of alms-giving, panels to provide assistance to those in need.
Al-Asousi also emphasised that it is necessary to hold an international conference, together with an OIC ministerial gathering, to discuss religious endowments, Zakat (alms-giving), mosques and moderation.
Al-Asousi also emphasized that it is necessary to hold an international conference, together with an OIC ministerial gathering, to discuss religious endowments, Zakat (alms-giving), mosques and moderation.
'Christmas is a season of love and alms-giving, and these prisoners are part of the society, so we need to show them love and care.