Glossary of Islamic Terms
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Success, happiness, well-being .
Morning, as in the morning prayer. The time of the day when there is light in the horizon before sunrise.
Sufi term meaning extinction - to die to this life while alive. Having no existence outside of God. A unity with Allah.
A religious duty, or an obligatory action: like praying 5 times a day.
Anyone who has violated Islamic law; usually refers to one whose character has been corrupted.
Legal opinion from the Islamic Jurisdiction.
Islamic Jurisprudence built around the shariah law.
Fi sabil Allah (في سبيل الله)
On the path of Allah; common Islamic expression for military Jihad. Means
for the sake of Allah
Trial or tribulation; also refers to any period of disorder, such as a civil war, or the period of time before the end of the world or any civil strife.
Natural way, Muslims believe every child is born with fitrah.
The criterion (of right and wrong, true and false); for example, the Qur'an as furqan.