5 Examples of Sadaqah Jariyah (On Going Charity)

5 Examples of Sadaqah Jariyah (On Going Charity)

What is Sadaqah Jariyah?

Sadaqah jariyah is a form of on going charity that a person will continue to benefit from even after they have passed away and left this world. The rewards/benefits do not cease once you pass away as there are still people be benefiting from using it.

Once a person leaves this world and are in their grave, their deeds are sealed, they cannot bring (by themselves) any more prayers, dua’s, dhikr or anything else. This is why sadaqah jariyah is such a powerful form of charity as it is one way you can keep receiving good deeds after you have passed away.

Below are 5 examples of sadaqah jariya you can participate in today!

5 Examples of sadaqah jariyah

 1) Give Someone a Copy of the Qur’an 

You can give someone a copy of the Qur’an or donate one to a masjid.

You will gain sadaqah jariyah everytime someone reads it.

 2) Participate in Building a Masjid 

Despite what people say, even if you donate as little as 1 brick to a masjid you will gain some reward when people begin to prayer there.

 3) Donate a Wheelchair to a Hospital 

Wheelchairs are used regulary in hospitals. If you donate one and it’s being used by someone who is ill you will recieve a reward for it.

 4) Plant a Tree or Donate to this Cause 

Anas (RA) reported that the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) said:

“If a Muslim plants a tree or sow seeds, and then a bird, or a person, or an animal eats from it, it is regarded as a charitable (sadaqah) gift for him”Bukhari

 5) Take Part in Building a Well 

Wells are a source of water for many. Taking part in digging one or donating to this cause will grant you rewards everytime someone uses it.

 6) Bonus Example: Share this Post 

Sharing this post and getting the message to other people is also a form of sadaqah jariyah! If someone decides to take action based on what you’ve shared with them, you will insha’Allah recieve some reward for it too!

We hope & pray Allah (SWT) accepts all our efforts in giving sadaqah jariya. If this article was useful to you be sure to check out our others as well.

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