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Batini 2406
Inward, esoteric. (Source:Taha Publication)

Batiniya 2407
This usually refers to the isma`ilis who interpreted religious texts exclusively on the basis of their hidden meanings rather than their literal meanings. this type of interpretation gained currency about the 8th century among certain esoteric sects, especially the isma'ilis. they believed that beneath every obvious or literal meaning of a sacred text lay a secret, hidden meaning, which could be arrived at through ta'wil; thus, every statement, person, or object could be scrutinised in this manner to reveal its true intent. they further stated that Muhammad was only the transmitter of the literal word of god, the qur' an, but it was the imam who was empowered to interpret, through ta'wil, its true, hidden meaning. (Source:Taha Publication)

Batul 33

means ascetic. It is ascribed to Fatimah (the Prophets daughter) and the Virgin Mary.

Bawadi 34

plural form of Badiyyah.

Bay' 1106
(Plural buyu `) sale; there are various types of sale such as munabadha, mulamasa, muhagala, mukhadara, hasa, etc. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bay'a 1441
Literally it means the striking together of the hands of two contracting parties to ratify a contract; hence the act of swearing allegiance. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bay'ah 35

it is an oath of allegiance. To make a pledge.

Bayaan 563
Speech (Source:IslamiCity)

Bayan 894
Clarification, elucidation: either of the substance of a meaning in the qur'an or of the meaning of that substance. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bayram 1442
Turkish name for `id. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bayt al-haram 1310
"The sacred house", the ka'ba. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bayt al-hikma 2408
An academy founded by the `abbasid khalif al-ma'mun. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bayt al-mal - 36

the State Treasury in an Islamic State.

Baytu'llah 1309
"The house of Allah", the ka'ba. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bayyina 591
Oral testimony. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bayyina 3275
(Plural bayyinat) a piece of evidence which is clear and demonstrates the truth; testimony. such clear demonstrative evidence reinforces belief. bayyinat can be either verses of the qur'an or natural phenomena. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bedug 1444
A drum used in indonesia to call people to the prayer in forested areas where the voice does not carry, (Source:Taha Publication)

Bektashi 3106
Sufi order, popular among ottoman janissaries, founded by hajji bektash wall of khorasan (d. 739/1338). somewhat eclectic, with strong shiite tendencies. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bi shar' 2687
A persian term meaning "without shari`a", a term applied to those who disregard legal obligations. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bi'l-ma`ruf 1275
According to reasonable usage, in a correct and commonly acceptable manner. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bi'thah 37

the beginning of the Prophet's mission, his call to Prophethood in 610 C.E..

Bid'a haqiqiya 2410
Absolute innovation. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bid'a idafiya 2411
Relative innovation. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bid`a 2409
Innovation, changing the original teaching of the prophet, something introduced into islam after the formative period. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bida`a 1107
(Plural bada `i) goods, merchandise; a share in a business venture. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bidayat al-mujtahid 2288
"The beginning of the mujtahid" by ibn rushd, a systematic account of the principles of derivation of judgements in fiqh. his scope extends to the other schools of fiqh. some consider it to be the best book written in the maliki school. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bila kayf 2412
"Without asking how", to avoid conceptualising or specifying or anthropomorphising metaphorical expressions like "hand of Allah" or "descent". (Source:Taha Publication)

Bilal ibn Rabah (bee-laal ibin ra-baah) 232
An early convert to Islam, he was one of the Sahabah (companions) of the Prophet. He was also the first mueddhin (caller to prayer) in Muslim history. (Source:CIE)

Bilqis 3417
The queen of saba' or sheba. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bint labun 592
A two-year-old she-camel. the proper age for a camel paid in zakat for 36 to 45 camels. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bint makhad 593
A one-year-old she-camel. the proper age for a camel paid in zakat for 25 to 35 camels. (Source:Taha Publication)

Binyamin 3418
Benjamin, the younger brother of the prophet yusuf. (Source:Taha Publication)

Birr 1993
Kindness, solicitous regard for parents and others, piety towards Allah, gentle behaviour and regard for others, obedience to Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bishr ibn al-harith 3174
Abu nasr ibn al-harith al-hafi, born near marw in about 150/767 and converted from a life of dissipation. he studied hadith in baghdad and then became a mendicant, dying in baghdad in 227/841. he was much admired by ahmad ibn hanbal. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bismi'llah ar-rahman ar-rahim 3276
The basmala: "in the name of Allah,the all-merciful, the all-compassionate". (Source:Taha Publication)

Bismi'llah ar-rahman ar-rahim 1857
The basmala. "in the name of Allah, the all-merciful, the all-compassionate". (Source:Taha Publication)

Bismillahir rahmanir rahim - 38

This is a phrase from the Qur'an that is recited before reading the Qur'an. It is to be read immediately after one reads the phrase:A'uzu Billahi Minashaitanir Rajim.

This phrase is also recited before doing any daily activity. The meaning of it is:In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.

Black Muslims 233
A term designating African-Americans who adhere to the teachings of the organization known as the Nation of Islam. So-called "Black Muslims" are not to be confused with Muslims (followers of universal Islam) of African-American or African origin. Likewise, the Nation of Islam, a nationalistic organization, is not to be confused with the mainstream, universal world religion Islam. (Source:CIE)

Budala' 2688
Another plural of badl. ibn al-`arabi says that they are not the same as the abdal, but are twelve other people. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bukhl 1994
Niggardliness, stinginess, avarice; denying the poor any one's excess wealth; withholding that which it is not lawful to withhold. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bulugh 594
The age of sexual maturity. (Source:Taha Publication)

Bulugh 1276
The age of puberty, physical sexual maturity. (Source:Taha Publication)

Buraq (boo-raak) 234
A winged creature, unknown to earth, which transported Prophet Muhammad from Makkah to Jerusalem and thence to Heaven during his miraculous Night Journey and Ascension (Isra' and Mir'aj) in 619 C.E. (Source:CIE)

Burhan 2413
Demonstration, demonstrative reasoning, definite proof. (Source:Taha Publication)

Burhaniya 3107
Egyptian tariqa, a branch of the shadhili tariqa. (Source:Taha Publication)

Burnz 2689
Exteriorisation, being present at different places at the same time. (see badl). (Source:Taha Publication)

Busr 39

means partially ripe dates.

Busr 1446
Partially ripe dates. (Source:Taha Publication)

Butriya 2414
(Or batriya) a zaydi sect who said that `all was best, but that he had entrusted the imamate to abu bakr and 'umar. (Source:Taha Publication)

Buyu` 1108
Sales, the plural of bay'. (Source:Taha Publication)