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All things belong to God, and wealth is therefore held by in . The meaning of the word is both ‘purification’ and ‘growth.’ Giving means ‘giving a specified percentage on certain properties to certain classes of needy .’ The percentage which is due on , silver, and cash funds that have reached the amount of about 85 grams of gold and held in possession for one lunar year is two and a half percent. Our possessions are purified by setting aside a small portion for those in , and, like the pruning of plants, this cutting back balances and encourages new .
A charity.may also give as much as he or she pleases as voluntary alms or