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Infaq

17:100 Say: "If ye had control of the Treasures of the Mercy of my Lord, behold, ye would keep them back, for fear of spending them: for man is (every) niggardly!"

2:215 They ask thee what they should spend (In charity). Say: Whatever ye spend that is good, is for parents and kindred and orphans and those in want and for wayfarers. And whatever ye do that is good, -(Allah) knoweth it well.

2:262 Those who spend their substance in the cause of Allah, and follow not up their gifts with reminders of their generosity or with injury,-for them their reward is with their Lord: on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve.

2:261 The parable of those who spend their substance in the way of Allah is that of a grain of corn: it groweth seven ears, and each ear Hath a hundred grains. Allah giveth manifold increase to whom He pleaseth: And Allah careth for all and He knoweth all things.

2:265 And the likeness of those who spend their substance, seeking to please Allah and to strengthen their souls, is as a garden, high and fertile: heavy rain falls on it but makes it yield a double increase of harvest, and if it receives not Heavy rain, light moisture sufficeth it. Allah seeth well whatever ye do.

3:117 What they spend in the life of this (material) world May be likened to a wind which brings a nipping frost: It strikes and destroys the harvest of men who have wronged their own souls: it is not Allah that hath wronged them, but they wrong themselves.

3:134 Those who spend (freely), whether in prosperity, or in adversity; who restrain anger, and pardon (all) men;- for Allah loves those who do good;-

What Allah loves

2:195 And spend of your substance in the cause of Allah, and make not your own hands contribute to (your) destruction; but do good; for Allah loveth those who do good.

Middle path in Islam

God intends For you ease: He does not want to make things difficult for you.(2:185). Prophet who said:God did not send me to be harsh, or cause harm. But he sent me to teach and make things easy. One of the principles of Islam is to maintain balance and moderation in thought and action Muslims must not lean toward one extreme or another Balance and moderation are key in Islamic creed and acts of worship, in Islamic law and in interpersonal relations and in ethics

Allah says: Thus,have We made of you an Ummah justly balanced. (2:143) Islam recognizes Fitrah which is the natural state or desire, and considers our physical and emotional needs and limitations Anas bin Malek, may Allah have mercy on him, narrated that: Some companions of Gods Messenger resolved to engage in worship; one said that he would pray all night; another said that he would always fast and never stop; the third said that he would never marry . Prophet Muhammad ( SAW) heard about them and said. I swear by God that I fear God and realize my responsibilities to Him more than you, but this is my way: I fast sometimes and sometimes I do not fast; I pray during the night and sleep as well; and marry women. Anyone who does not like my way has no relation with me. Allah, calls upon us to spend on ourselves and in charity

Believe in God and His Messenger, and spend (in charity) out of you who believe and spend for them is a great reward.(57:7). However, Allah gave mankind a golden rule of moderation between spending lavishly and holding back our wealth out of stinginess.

Allah, , says: Do not hold back altogether out of miserliness, nor spend without restraint and exhaust your wealth, thus becoming blameworthy and destitute.(17:29). Moderation is an Islamic principle in every walk of life, including eating, drinking and dressing up. Allah says in the Holy Quran:

O you who believe! Eat of the good things that We have provided for you, and be grateful to Allah.(2:172). But Allah prohibits Muslims from being thrifty to the extreme or spending lavishly on food and drink :

Eat and drink: but waste not by excess, for God loves not the wasters. (7:31). Prophet Muhammad SAW), who had moderate eating habits, said: No man fills a post worse than his stomach. But if he wants to fill his stomach, then he should divide his stomach into three parts and should fill one third part of the belly with food, another third with drink and leave one third empty for easy breathing. Prophet Muhammad ( SAW) said: Moderation is the best of actions.