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Qa'im ()
One who rises after death; used by the isma`ills for the seventh imam before the beginning of the new cycle. the imamlya say that the twelfth imam is the qa'im. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qabd ()
When standing in prayer, to place the right hand on the back of the left hand or on the wrist. this is done by shafi'is, hanbalis, hanafis, and some malikis. it is considered sunna and not wajib. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qabd ()
Contraction, an involuntary state over which a human being has no control. it is the contraction of the heart in a state of being veiled. the opposite of bast, the residue of burned-up hopes. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qabul ()
Acceptance in a contract. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qada' ()
The execution of the divine decree. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qada' ()
Belated performance of an obligation; the office of qadi; the decision of the qadi. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qadar ()
The decree of Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qadariya ()
A sect who said that people have power (qadar) over their actions and hence free will. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qadhf ()
Slanderous accusation; accusing a chaste person of fornication. unless the accusation is supported by the testimony of four male witnesses, the penalty is eighty lashes. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qadi ()
(Plural quda) a judge, qualified to judge all matters in accordance with the shari `a and to dispense and enforce legal punishments. (Source:Taha Publication)