What does ‘zakiyat’ refer to in some versions of tashahhud?


In some Hadiths on tashahhud the word ‘Az Zakiyat’ (الزاكيات) appears.

What does it mean?



Az Zakiyat refers to all good deeds which increases a person’s reward in the Hereafter.

(Refer: Sharhuz Zurqani ‘Ala Muwatta Imam Malik, Hadith: 200. Also see: At Ta’liqul Mumajjad, under Hadith: 146)



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