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tawhid
the oneness of allah
shirk
the sin of regarding anything as equal or partner of allah
khalifah
steward of the world for allah
adam
the first man and first prophet of allah
al qadar
allah's control of future events
ibrahim
the prophet abraham who is connected with much of the hajj
isa
the prophet jesus
tawrat
the holy book given by allah to the prophet musa
injil
the holy book given by allah to the prophet isa
zabur
the holy book given by allah to the prophet dawud
akhirah
muslim beliefs about life after death
surah
a chapter of the quran
ayat
a verse of the quran
bismiliah
the words which begin every surah except surah 9
prophethood
the position of being a messenger of allah
makkah
the city where the kabba is and where mohammed was born
hijrah
the emmigration of the prophet mohammed from makkah to madinah in 622
madinah
the city of the prophet
sunni
muslims who believe the first four caliphs after mohammed were rightly guided
shiah
muslims who believe only caliph ali was righly guided
hadith
the sayings and actions of the prophet mohammed as recorded by his friends and family
imam
a person who leads salah prayers
10 muharam
the day when shiah muslims remember the slaughter of the imam hussein
shahadah
the declaration of muslim faith which is the first pillar
wudu
the washing which must take place before salah
qiblah
the direction of the kabbah in makkah which must be faced in salah
niyyah
the prayer of intention which begins salah
rakah
a unit of prayer (each time of salah has a set number of units)
jumah
the friday midday prayer which muslim men must attend mosque
zakah
a tax which muslims must pay for the poor which is the third pillar
ummah
the world wide muslium community
sawm
the fasting by going without food and drink during the hours of daylight and is the fourth pillar
ramadan
the ninth month when the quran says muslims should fast
id ul fitr
the day after ramadan ends, the festival of breaking the fast
hajj
the annual pilgrimage to makkah which is the fifth pillar
tawaf
going round the kabba seven times in worship of allah
say
walking quickly between safa and marwa as part of hajj
mina
a place near makkah where pilgrims make the sacrifice
arafat
a plain near makkah where pilgrims confess their sins
id ul adha
the festival of the sacrifice when all muslims share in the event of hajj
shariah
islamic law based on the quran and the sunnah
halal
that which is permitted or lawful
haram
that which is forbidden or unlawful
jihad
struggle against evil in the way of allah
hijab
used to describe the headscarf worn by muslim women
riba
any form of lending or borrowing at interest
aqiqa
the birth ceremony for muslim children
janazah
a special salah used at funerals