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Ra'kat (RAKAT)

an individual unit of salaah.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Ra's al-mal ()
Capital invested in Mudarabah or Musharakah. (Source:IslamIQ)

Ra'y ()
Opinion, personal discretion, a legal decision based on the use of common sense and personal opinion, used where there is no explicit guidance in the qur'an and sunna and where it is not possible to use analogy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ra`aya ()
"Flock", meaning citizens, subjects. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rabb ()
Lord, master. rabbi 'l- alamin means "the lord of the worlds", the lord in the seen and the unseen and at all levels of existence. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rabb ()
Lord, master; the particular divine name which rules a creature. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rabb al-ard ()
Owner of the land in Musaqah or Musaqat and Muzara'ah contracts. (Source:IslamIQ)

Rabb al-mal ()
A person who invests in Mudarabah or Musharakah. (Source:IslamIQ)

Rabb al-mid ()
Investor, beneficial owner, sleeping partner. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rabbana wa laka'l-hamd ()
"Our lord, praise is yours," said after rising from ruku ` after saying "sami `Allahu liman hamidah" (unless he is the imam of the prayer). (Source:Taha Publication)

Rabi' al-awwal ()
The third month of the muslim calendar. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rabi' ath-thani ()
The fourth month of the muslim calendar. rahib: a monk. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rabi' ibn sulayman al-muradi ()
Abu Muhammad, he was a longstanding student and the main transmitter of ash-shafi is books. he was known as "the mu'adhdhin" because he gave the adhan in the fustat mosque until his death. he died in 270/884. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rabi`a bint isma`il al-`adawiyya ()
Sold into slavery as a child after the death of her parents, she later settled in basra where she became famous as a saint and preacher. she was born in 95/713-14 and died either in 135/752 or in 185/801. she is the most famous woman sufi. she emphasized the importance of selfless love and devotion to Allah. she was a contemporary of al-hasan al-basri. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rada` ()
Or rida ` or rada `a, suckling, which produces an impediment to marriage of foster-kinship. (Source:Taha Publication)

Radd ()
The opposite of `awl, redistribution of the residue of inheritance when the shares are less than the estate. this is distributed to the heirs according to their shares. (Source:Taha Publication)

Radhiallahu 'anhu (RAZHIALLAHU 'ANHU Radhiallahu anhu)

This is an expression to be used by Muslims whenever a name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) is mentioned or used in writing. The meaning of this statement is:May Allah be pleased with him.

Muslims are taught to be respectful to the elderly and to those who contributed to the spread and success in Islam. They are to be grateful to the companions of the prophet (s.a.w.) for their sacrifices, their leadership, and their contributions. Muslims are advised to use this phrase when such names are mentioned or written.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Radiya'llahu 'anhu ()
This is an expression to be used by muslims whenever a name of a companion of the prophet Muhammad is mentioned or used in writing. it means: "may Allah be pleased with him." (Source:Taha Publication)

Radiya'llahu 'anhum ()
The formula "may Allah be pleased with them", used after a group of companions. (Source:Taha Publication)

Radiya'llahu `anha ()
The formula "may Allah be pleased with her", used after a female companion. (Source:Taha Publication)

Raf` al-haraj ()
Removal of hardship. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rafidites ()
The rawafid, a group of the shi'a known for rejecting abu bakr and 'umar as well as `uthman. it is a nickname, meaning "deserters". (Source:Taha Publication)

Raggad ()
Long-distance trader. (Source:Taha Publication)

Raghba ()
Desire, longing, the desire of the self for the reward, the desire of the heart for the reality, and the secret of the secret for the real. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rahamut ()
Sourcehood, the presence of mercy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rahba ()
Fear, dread. in the outward it comes from the threat. inwardly it is about the change of knowledge. the fear of the secret is about the prior decree. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rahimahu'llah ()
The formula "may Allah have mercy on him" (Source:Taha Publication)

Rahma ()
Mercy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rahmaniya ()
Algerian tariqa named after Muhammad ibn `abdu'r-rahman al-gushtuli al-jurjuri who died in 1208/1793-94 in kabylia. it is a branch of the khalwatiya and was once called the bakriya. in some places it is called the `azzuziya. (Source:Taha Publication)

Rahn ()
Mortgage; a pledge; pawn. (Source:Taha Publication)

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