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Ma' al-'aynayn al-qalqami 3215
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 1599
Table; the name of sara 5 of the qur'an. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'iya 2871
"With-ness". (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'luh 2877
One in thrall to god. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'na 2878
"Meaning". in sufic terms, spiritual perception of the subtleties behind or within sensory forms. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'na 964
(Plural ma`ani) in fiqh, a causal factor. otherwise, `meaning'. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'na ifradi 965
Individual meaning. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'na tarkibi 966
Contextual meaning. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'rifa 2884
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 1874
"With peace", a formula for ending letters. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma'uda 1620
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 2121
"Defective" although it appears to be sound, it is affected by some infirmity. also called mu `allal. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`qul 2526
Rational, intelligible. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`qula 722
(Plural ma `aqil) blood money. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`rnf 1609
Well-known, generally accepted, beneficial, courtesy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`ruf 2129
Something whose meaning is well-known. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`ruf al-karkhi 3219
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 1619
Infallible or protected from committing wrong actions. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ma`truh 1291
Mentally deficient, idiotic, senile; and therefore incapable of making a valid bequest. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mabda' 2513
(Plural mabadi') principle, basis, starting point. in the plural it means ideology, fundamental concepts. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mabrur 468
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)

Mabrur 711
Accepted, as in an accepted hajj. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madamin 1163
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 712
Harmful. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madarra 957
Harm. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madda 2514
Matter. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madda 3320
Prolongation. there are three letters which are subject to prolongation in recitation of the qur'an: alif, waw and ya'. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madhhab 958
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) 302
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 1594
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)

Madhmum 2030
Blameworthy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madinah (Medina) 303
Formerly named Yathrib, Madinah became the center of the first Islamic community and political state after Prophet Muhammad migrated there from Makkah in 622 C.E. The people of Madinah welcomed the persecuted Muslims of Makkah with open arms, establishing a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood viewed as a tangible ideal for Muslims today. Prophet Muhammad died in Madinah in 632 C.E. and was buried in his room adjacent to the city's central masjid, which he established. (Source:CIE)

Madrasa 1595
(Plural madaris) a traditional place of study and learning. maghfira: forgiveness. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madrasa 2515
A traditional place of study and learning. (Source:Taha Publication)

Madyan 3462
Midian, the people to whom the prophet shu'ayb was sent. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mafatih al-ghayb 3539
"Keys to the hidden," by ar-razi (d. 606/1210), unfinished but expanded by his pupils. it is also called at-tafsir al-kabir, or `the great tafsir" because of its size. he brings in philosophical thought and other elements. he offers independent suggestions in careful arguments. he was criticised for exceeding the realm of actual tafsir and going into philosophy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mafhum al-mukhalafa 3321
Divergent meaning, an interpretation which diverges from the obvious meaning of a given text. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mafhum al-mukhalafa 959
Divergent meaning, an interpretation which diverges from the obvious meaning of a given text. it has several categories. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mafhum al-muwafaqa 960
Harmonious meaning, an implied meaning which is equivalent to the pronounced text. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mafqud 713
A missing person whose whereabouts is unknown. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mafqud 1287
Missing person. he is considered to be still alive by the principle of istishab. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mafrud 714
Obligatory. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mafsada 961
Evil, namely anything which violates ad-daruriyat al-khamsa, the five essential values of religion, life, intellect, lineage and property; the opposite of maslaha. (Source:Taha Publication)

Magam ibrahim 1344
The place of the stone on which the prophet ibrahnn stood while he and isma'il were building the ka'ba, which marks the place of the two rak `at prayer following tawaf of the ka'ba. (Source:Taha Publication)

Magharim 1164
Unjust non-shari `a taxes, unlawful taxes, fines. (Source:Taha Publication)

Maghazi 111

the military campaigns of the Prophet.

Maghrib 112

the obligatory salaah, prayer, that is performed right after the sun sets over the horizon.

Maghrib 1596
The sunset prayer. the maghrib also designates the muslim territories in the northwest of africa and is the arabic name for morocco. (Source:Taha Publication)

Magsnra 1606
A stall or compartment erected in the mosque for the ruler, usually near the mihrab. (Source:Taha Publication)

Mahabba 2867
Love. ibn `arif defines it as "a certain emotional subjection of the heart which prevents one from yielding to anything except his beloved." (Source:Taha Publication)