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Ka'abah ()
The cube-shaped stone building which foundations were built by angels and completed by Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) and his son, the Prophet Ismael (A.S), in Mekkah. It was rebuilt with the help of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.). It is the focal point towards which all Muslims face when praying. (Source:IslamIQ)

Ka'ba ()
The cube-shaped building at the centre of the haram in makka, originally built by the prophet ibratnm. also known as the house of Allah. it is towards the ka'ba that muslims face when praying. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ka'bah () -
An empty cube-shaped structure located in the city of Makkah (in modern-day Saudi Arabia). Built by Prophet Abraham and his son Prophet Ishma'il about 4,000 years ago, the Ka'bah stands as the first building dedicated to the worship of the One God. The Ka'bah is made of stone, and is covered by a black and gold cloth embroidered with verses from the Qur'an. (Source:CIE)

Ka'bah (KABAH) -

the first house of worship built for mankind. It was originally built by Adam and later on reconstructed by Abraham and Isma'il. It is a cubed shaped structure based in the city of Mecca to which all Muslims turn to in their five daily paryers.

Ka's ()
"The cup", the heart of the shaykh from which the "wine" of the knowledge of the divine is poured into the hearts of his murids in the "tavern" of the zawiya. (Source:Taha Publication)

Kabira ()
(Plural kaba'ir) major wrong actions which are described in the qur' an or hadith along with an explicit penalty or threat. (Source:Taha Publication)

Kafa'a ()
Legal capacity, also called ahliya. (Source:Taha Publication)

Kafala ()
Bail; the pledge given by someone to a creditor to ensure that the debtor will be present at a certain time and place. (Source:Taha Publication)

Kafalah bi al-Thaman ()
Surety for paying the price or sum if unpaid by the person originally liable. (Source:IslamIQ)

Kafan ()
The shroud for the dead. (Source:Taha Publication)