Fine dust, the passive universal substance.
A forbidden business transaction in which a man buys the unborn offspring of a female animal.
Habib ibn muhammad al-`ajami
Al-basri, a persian settled in basra, a muhaddith who transmitted from hasan al-basri, ibn sirin and others. he converted from a life of ease and self-indulgence to a life of self-denial.
Habil and qabil
Cain and abel.
Habous, another term for waqf.
Minor ritual impurity requiring wudu': passing wind, urination, defecation, vomiting.
Situated in time. the opposite is qidam.
(Plural hudud) Allah's boundary limits for the lawful and unlawful. the hadd punishments are specific fixed penalties laid down by Allah for specified crimes.
Reports on the sayings and the traditions of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) or what he witnessed and approved are called Hadith. These are the real explanation, interpretation, and the living example of the Prophet (s.a.w.) for teachings of the Qur'an. His sayings are found in books called the Hadith books.
Some famous collectors of Hadith are Imam Al-Bukhari, Imam Muslim, Imam An-Nasa'i, Imam Abu Dawood, Imam At-Tirmizi, and Imam Majah. There are many others.
Unlike the verses contained in the Qur'an, Hadith are the sayings and traditions of Prophet Muhammad himself, and form part of the record of the Prophet's Sunnah (way of life and example). The Hadith record the words and deeds, explanations, and interpretations of the Prophet concerning all aspects of life. Hadith are found in various collections compiled by Muslim scholars in the early centuries of the Muslim civilization. Six such collections are considered most authentic.
A saying or tradition of the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.). Plural: Ahadeeth.
Reported speech of the prophet.
The chatter of the self which goes on inside one's head.
Those words of Allah on the tongue of his prophet which are not part of the revelation of the qur' an.
Those words of Allah on the tongue of his prophet which are not part of the revelation of the qur'an.
the Hadith Qudsi are hadith's in which the Prophet says that Allah says so and so. The meaning of the these hadith was revealed to the Prophet but he put them in his own words, unlike the Quran which is the word of Almighty Allah and the Prophet conveyed it exactly as it was revealed to him.
A saying of Allah Ta'ala narrated by Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.), that is not a part of the Holy Qur'an.
Rapid recitation of qur'an.
Presence. al-hadra al-ilahiya, the divine presence, sometimes synonymous with hudur. also used to designate `imara, a form of dhikr done in a circle.
An animal offered as a sacrifice during the hajj.
One who has memorized the entirety of the Qur'an. Thousands of Muslim men and women throughout the world dedicate their time and energy to this tradition, which serves to maintain the Qur'anic scripture as it was revealed to Prophet Muhammad over 1,400 years ago.
A hadith master who has memorised at least 100,000 hadiths - their texts, chains of transmissions and meanings. the plural is huffaz.
(C. 720/1320 - 793/1391), hafz was the poetic nom-de-plume of shams ad-din Muhammad. he was born in shiraz, persia. as a theologian he preached tolerance, and as a poet he produced over 700 poems collected in his divan. hafiz's poems are considered the supreme example of the persian ghazal.
Someone who has memorised the qur'an.
Divine ipseity, beyond-being, absoluteness.
One of Abraham's wives who, along with her infant son Isma'il, was settled in Arabia by Abraham. She may be considered the founder of the city of Makkah, since it was a desolate valley prior to her arrival and discovery of the sacred well known as ZamZam.
Hagar, the mother of isma'il, from whom the prophet Muhammad is descended.
The black stone.
The black stone in the ka'ba.
Hajar Al-aswad (Al)
The 'Black Stone', a stone which is said to have fallen from heaven, set into one corner of the Ka'abah in Mekkah by Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) (A.S.), which pilgrims, in imitation of Prophet Muhammad, (S.A.W.), kiss while performing the Hajj or Umrah.
Preventing someone else from inheriting. such exclusion can be total (hajb harmani) or partial (hajb nafsani).
"Those masalih which are needed in order to extend the purpose of the objectives and to remove the strictness of the literal sense, the application of which leads mostly to impediments and hardships and eventually to the disruption of the objectives." (ash-shatibi). such things are supplementary to the five essential values and their neglect would lead to hardships. haqiqi: literal, real, original.
A chamberlain, door-keeper.
Firm thought. according to ibn al-'arabi, the first thought is the divine thought and is never wrong. sahl at-tustari called it the first cause and the digging of the thought. when it is realised in the self, it becomes will, and when it is repeated it becomes himma and the fourth time it is called resolution. when it is directed to action, it is called aim. when the action is begun, it is called intention.
The annual pilgrimage to makka which is one of the five pillars of islam.
(Plural hujaj) a hadji, a pilgrim, someone who is performing or has performed the hajj.
The pilgrimage (journey) to Makkah (in modern-day Saudi Arabia) undertaken by Muslims in commemoration of the Abrahamic roots of Islam. The Hajj rites symbolically reenact the trials and sacrifices of Prophet Abraham, his wife Hajar, and their son Isma'il over 4,000 years ago. Muslims must perform the Hajj at least once in their lives, provided their health permits and they are financially capable. The Hajj is performed annually by over 2,000,000 people during the twelfth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, Dhul-Hijjah.
Hajj is an Arabic word which means the performance of pilgrimage to Makkah in Arabia. It is one of the five pillars of Islam. A Muslim is to perform Hajj at least once in his/her life, if means and health allow.
There are rules and regulations and specific dress to be followed. It is to take place during the last month of the lunar calendar called the month of Zul-Hijjah.
"The Pilgrimage", which commences on the 8th of Dhu'l-Hijjah. There are three types of Hajj:
*Hajj at-Tamattu' (interrupted). Umrah followed by Hajj, but taking off the Ihram in between these two stages.
*Hajj al-Qiran (combined). Umrah then Hajj without taking off the Ihram
*Hajj al-Ifrad (single). Hajj without Umrah.Hanafi
Hajj by itself, the simplest way to perform hajj.
The joined hajj.
The interrupted hajj.
A hajj accepted by Allah for being perfectly performed according to the prophet's sunna and with legally earned money.
The `farewell hajj,' the final hajj performed by the prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace.
Limitation of a person's legal competence.