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Tawhid

The oneness of Allah

Shirk

The sin of regarding anything as an equal or partner of Allah

Khalifah

Custodian of steward of the world for Allah

Adam

The first man and prophet of Allah

Al Qadar

Allah's control of future events

Risalah

Muslim beliefs about the prophets of Allah

Din

Way of life (the belief and practice of Islam)

Islam

Peace gained through submission to Allah

Muslim

One who has submitted to Allah by accepting Islam

Qur'an

That which is read or recited - the holy book of Islam

Creativity

The action of creating the universe by Allah

Ibadah

All acts of worship/ any permissible action performed to obey Allah

Authority

The power and right to make demands of others

Bismillah

The words which begin nearly every surah

Hadith

The sayings and actions of Muhammed as recorded by his family and friends

Imam

A person who lead Salah prayers (sunni) or a divinely guided leader (shi'ah)

Masjid

A place of prostration

Qadi

A judge in Islamic law

Shari'ah

Islamic law based on the Qur'an and Sunnah

Sunni

Muslims who believe that the first four Caliphs were rightly guided

Shi'ah

Muslim who believe that only the Caliph Ali was rightly guided

Ulama

Scholars of islamic law and jurisprudence

Ummah

The worldwide Muslim community

Shahadah

The declaration of faith in Muhammed as the messenger of Allah

Arafat

A plain near Makkah where pilgrims confess their sins

Id-ul-Fitr

The festival of breaking the fast

Id-ul-Adhan

The festival of the sacrifice

Salah

The five daily prayers

Qiblar

The direction of the Ka'bah in Makkah which must be faced in salah

Sawm

Fasting by going without food and drink in daylight hours

Tawaf

Going round the Ka'bah seven times in worship of Allah

Wudu

The washing that takes place before prayers

Zakah

A tax which Muslims must pay for the poor

Hajj

The annual pilgrimage to Makkah

Capitalism

The economic system adopted by most western governments

Dar-ul-Islam

The abode of Islam/lands ruled by the Shari'ah

Greater Jihad

Struggle to overcome evil in ones own life

Lesser Jihad

Struggle in the cause of Islam to overcome injustice in sociaty

Halal

That which is permitted or lawful

Haram

That which is forbidden or unlawful

Aqiqa

The birth ceremony for Muslim children

Sadaqah

Voluntary payment of charity or good acts of charity

Madrasah

Qur'anic school attached to the mosque

Hijab

The headscarf worn by Muslim women

Riba

Any form of lending or borrowing money at intrest

Janazah Prayers

The special salah used at funerals