Consequences Of Withholding Zakaat
Consequences of not Paying Zakaat in this world
When Allah Almighty sends a calamity to punish people for their sins, no power on earth can prevent its onslaught. Men may form thousands of plans but something decided by the Lord of the universe trust come to pass. Now a days, the calamity of famine, flood etc. has become a great problem for the whole world. If we wish to redeem the sufferings and cure malady we shall have to follow the remedy revealed to us by Allah. Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam has warned us fourteen hundred years ago, against all those evil practices which bring calamities and afflictions in this world.
The warning was given long ago and, now, the world has tested its truth by experience. Today the predictions are coming true. If only, people had acted according to the rules prescribed by Rasoolullah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam, who was undoubtedly the wisest of all wise men. It is beyond the scope of this article to discuss how specific evils cause specific afflictions, but we will bring to the attention of the readers, the Ahaadeeth related to the subject matter, non-payment of Zakaat.
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