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Ma' al-'aynayn al-qalqami ()
Muhammad mustafa ibn Muhammad, abu'l-anwar, born near walata in the hawd of southeastern mauritania in 1247/1831. of mauritanian and moroccan descent, he was a sufi shaykh of the qadiri tariqa. he was a prolific writer, a well-digger and founder of zawiyas. he built a zawiya at smara (in the saqiyat al-hamra') which had a reputation for qur'anic studies and its large library. it was destroyed by the french. he participated in armed resistance against the french during which he lost several sons. he died in tiznit in southern morocco in 1328/1910. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'ida ()
Table; the name of sara 5 of the qur'an. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'iya ()
"With-ness". (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'luh ()
One in thrall to god. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'na ()
"Meaning". in sufic terms, spiritual perception of the subtleties behind or within sensory forms. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'na ()
(Plural ma`ani) in fiqh, a causal factor. otherwise, `meaning'. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'na ifradi ()
Individual meaning. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'na tarkibi ()
Contextual meaning. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'rifa ()
Gnosis, direct, experiential knowledge of higher realities, witnessing the lights of the names and attributes of Allah in the heart. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma's-salama ()
"With peace", a formula for ending letters. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'uda ()
In pre-islamic times, the unwanted female child who was buried alive. the practice was forbidden in the qur'an in 81:8. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`lul ()
"Defective" although it appears to be sound, it is affected by some infirmity. also called mu `allal. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`qul ()
Rational, intelligible. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`qula ()
(Plural ma `aqil) blood money. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`rnf ()
Well-known, generally accepted, beneficial, courtesy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`ruf ()
Something whose meaning is well-known. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`ruf al-karkhi ()
Abu mahfuz ibn firuz, a famous sufi of the baghdad school. karkh bajadda is a town in eastern iraq. his parents were either christians or sabi'ians. he had a great influence on as-sari as-saqati, whose shaykh he was, and taught hadith to ibn hanbal. his tomb is in baghdad. he died in 200/815-6 or 204/ 819/20). (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`sum ()
Infallible or protected from committing wrong actions. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`truh ()
Mentally deficient, idiotic, senile; and therefore incapable of making a valid bequest. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mabda' ()
(Plural mabadi') principle, basis, starting point. in the plural it means ideology, fundamental concepts. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mabrur ()
Accepted, as in an accepted hajj. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mabrur ()
A Hajj that is accepted by Allah because of its perfection in both inward intention and outward observation of the traditions of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) (Source:IslamIQ)

Madamin ()
A forbidden form of sale in which the foetus in the womb of a pregnant animal is sold. (cf. habal al-habala). (Source:Taha Publication)

Madarr ()
Harmful. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madarra ()
Harm. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madda ()
Matter. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madda ()
Prolongation. there are three letters which are subject to prolongation in recitation of the qur'an: alif, waw and ya'. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madhhab ()
A school of law founded on the opinion of a faqih. the four main schools now are hanafi, maliki, shafi'i and hanbali. there are also madhhabs which have ceased to exist: the awza'i, zahiri, jariri and the madhhab of sufyan ath-thawri. the shi'a also designate their fiqh as the ja`fari madhhab' after ja'far as-sadiq. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madhhab (madh-hub)
An Arabic term used in reference to a particular "school of thought" in Islam. As Islam spread to new regions outside the Arabian penisula and new social, economic and religious issues arose, many scholars studied the sources of Islam to find permissible and practical solutions that believers could employ to address these issues. Over time, the teachings and thoughts of five respected scholars gained prominence, and Muslims tend to adhere to the "school of thought" of one or another of these scholars. Each school's opinions, while differing to some degree with the others, are considered equally valid as a source of practical guidance for the "lay" Muslim. (Source:CIE)

Madhhab ()
A school of law founded on the opinion of a faqih. the four main schools now are hanafi, maliki, shafi`i and hanbali. there are also madhhabs which have ceased to exist: the awza`i, zahiri, jariri (from ibn jarir at-tabari) and the madhhab of sufyan ath-thawri. the shi'a also designate their fiqh as the imami or `ja`fari madhhab' after ja'far as-sadiq. among the shi'a, there are also the akhbaris and the usulis. (Source:Taha Publication)

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