Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 25, Hadith Number 579.

Narated By Ibn Umar : Allah's Apostle enjoined the payment of one Sa' of dates or one Sa' of barley as Zakat-ul-Fitr on every Muslim slave or free, male or female, young or old, and he ordered that it be paid before the people went out to offer the 'Id prayer. (One Sa' = 3 … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 25, Hadith Number 579.

Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 25, Hadith Number 584.

Narated By Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri : In the life-time of the Prophet we used to give one Sa' of food or one Sa' of dates or one Sa' of barley or one Sa' of Raisins (dried grapes) as Sadaqat-ul-Fitr. And when Muawiya became the Caliph and the wheat was (available in abundance) he said, "I … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 25, Hadith Number 584.

Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 25, Hadith Number 587.

Narated By Nafi' : Ibn 'Umar said, "The Prophet made incumbent on every male or female, free man or slave, the payment of one Sa' of dates or barley as Sadaqat-ul-Fitr (or said Sadaqa-Ramadan)." The people then substituted half Sa' of wheat for that. Ibn 'Umar used to give dates (as Sadaqat-ulFitr). Once there was … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 25, Hadith Number 587.