Planting Trees

Planting plants and trees in appropriate places is an act of great merit. Anas has quoted the following Prophetic saying: -

"A man plants a tree or sows a field and a man or bird eats from it, the tree or field becomes a source of sadaqah for him." (Bukhari and Muslim)

In other words, the merit of advantage taken by a man or beast from a plantation goes continuously to the planter as a sadaqah jariyah.

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