"Allah has made the Muslims duty bound to pay zakat (alms). It will be realised from the wealthy to be distributed among the needy."HADITH OF AL-BUKHARI AND MUSLIM
On the Authority of 'Abdullah Ibn Al-'Abbas
The Hadith (الحديث, pl. Ahadith) is a body of laws, legends and stories about Muhammad's way of life, (Arabic, Sunnah which includes his biography or the sira) and the sayings themselves where he elaborated on his choices or offered advice; many parts of the Hadith deal with his companions (Sahaba).