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Displaying 51 through 100 of 122 terms found. (50 terms displayed).
Fasiq 2000
(Plural fussaq) sinner, deviant, fornicater, profligate. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fasiq 611
(Plural fussaq) a person not meeting the legal requirements of righteousness. the evidence of such a person is inadmissible in court. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fasiq 58

One of corrupt moral character who engages in various sins.

Faskh 1116
Cancellation, invalidation of a contract. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fasting 248
See Sawm. (Source:CIE)

Fata 2715
"Noble youth", someone who is generous and faithful, a practitioner of futuwwa. al-qushayri says, "he has no enemy and does not care whether he is a wall or an unbeliever." (Source:Taha Publication)

Fatarat 2423
Kharijite doctrine of eclipse of belief. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fatawa 612
Plural of fatwa. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fatawa `alamgiriya 2313
A collection of fatwas made by jurists in the moghul empire during the 12th/18th century under `alamgir. it was edited by nizam ad-din burhanpuri and twenty-four other scholars. the sections dealing with worship are classical in pattern, while those dealing with criminal and civil law are more pragmatic. a source for muslim law in india. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fath 2716
An opening in the soul which sets someone on the path to realisation. (cf. futuh). (Source:Taha Publication)

Fath aft-dhara'i` 911
"Facilitating the means"; it entails making the means to what is obligatory also obligatory. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fath al-`aziz 2334
"The victory of the mighty", by ar-rafi`i (d. 623/1226), a commentary on al-wajiz by al-ghazali, which in turn provided the basis for the minhaj at-talibin of an-nawawi. it is a main reference of the shafi'i school. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fath al-bari 2247
By ibn hajar al-'asqalani (d. 852/1449), a fourteen volume commentary on sahih al-bukhari. it is sometimes described as the work by which muslim scholars repaid the debt they owed to al-bukhari. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fatha 1471
The arabic vowel a. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fatiha 1472
"The opener," the first sara of the qur'an. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fatiha 3282
The first sura of the qur'an. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fatwa 1473
(Plural fatawa) an authoritative statement on a point of law. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fatwa (fut-wa) 250
A legal ruling in Shari'ah (Islamic Law), made by a learned and qualified scholar, usually in response to an unprecedented situation or to address a novel issue. (Source:CIE)

Fatwa 613
An authoritative statement on a point of law. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fatwa 59

legal opinion concerning Islamic Law.

Fatwa 432
A legal verdict given on a religious basis. The sources on which a fatwa is based are the Holy Qur'an, Sahih Bukhari and Muslim, and all other authenticated Ahadeeth. Plural: Fatawa. (Source:IslamIQ)

Fay' 614
Spoils taken without fighting. it goes to the muslim treasury, the bayt al-mal. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fayd 2424
The emanation of created things from Allah. the word is not used in the qur'an for creation. muslim philosophers, such as al-farabi and ibn sina, under the influence of neoplatonism conceived of creation as a gradual unfolding process. generally, they proposed that the world came into being as the result of god's superabundance. the process of creation begins, they asserted, at the most perfect level and then "descends" to the least perfect: physical matter. all created things yearn for what is more perfect. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fayd 2717
Overflowing, emanation, effusion, manifestation. (Source:Taha Publication)

Faylasuf 2425
Philosopher (Source:Taha Publication)

Festivities 60

Other than the two general feasts, there are few festivities that Muslims do enjoy. These are related to different activities or functions. Some of these activities are:

  • 'Aqiqah: It is a dinner reception to be made after a child is born. Relatives, friends, and neighbors are invited for such an occasion.

  • Walimah: It is a dinner reception to be made after a marriage is consummated. It is offered by the parents and/or by the married couples. Friends, relatives, and neighbors are also invited.


Fez 1474
Crimson brimless head-covering worn in the later ottoman empire and in some successor-states, outlawed in turkey by kemal ataturk. fiqh: the science of the application of the shari'a. a practitioner or expert in fiqh is called a fagih. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fi amani'llah 1858
Valedictory phrase meaning "in Allah's protection." (Source:Taha Publication)

Fi sabilillah 1859
The arabic expression meaning "in the way of Allah", "for the cause of Allah". (Source:Taha Publication)

Fidya 615
A ransom, compensation paid for rites or acts of worship missed or wrongly performed because of ignorance or ill health. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fidyah 433
Compensation for missing or wrongly practising necessary acts of worship.Fidyah usually takes the form of donating money or foodstuff, or sacrificing an animal. (Source:IslamIQ)

Fikr 2426
Reflection. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fikr 2718
Reflection, seeking the meaning of things as manifestations of the divine. also tafakkur. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fiqh 434
Islamic jurisprudence. (Source:IslamIQ)

Fiqh ( FIQAH FIQHA) 61

The meaning of the word fiqh is understanding, comprehension, knowledge, and jurisprudence in Islam. A jurist is called a Faqih who is an expert in matters of Islamic legal matters.

A Faqih is to pass verdicts within the rules of the Islamic Law namely Shariah.

The most famous scholars of Fiqh in the history Muslims are the founders of the four schools of thought in Islam: Imam Malik, Imam Ash-Shafi'i, Imam Abu Hanifah, and Imam Ahmad.

Anything or action in Islam falls within the following five categories of Fiqh:

  1. Fardh (Must): This category is a must for the Muslim to do such as the five daily prayers. Doing the Fardh counts as a good deed, and not doing it is considered a bad deed or a sin.

    It is also called Wajib except for Imam Abu Hanifah who makes Wajib a separate category between the Fardh and the Mubah.

  2. Mandub (Recommended): This category is recommended for the Muslim to do such as extra prayers after Zuhr and Maghrib. Doing the Mandub counts as a good deed and not doing it does not count as a bad deed or a sin.

  3. Mubah (Allowed): This category is left undecided and left for the person, such as eating apples or oranges. Doing or not doing the Mubah does not count as a good or bad deed.

    Intention of the person can change Mubah to Fard, Mandub, Makruh, or Haram.

    Other things could also change the status of the Mubah. For example, any Mubah becomes Haram if it is proven harmful, and any necessary thing to fulfill a Fardh is a Fardh too.

  4. Makruh (Hated): This category is a detested and hated such as growing fingernails or sleeping on the stomach. Not doing the Makruh counts as a good deed and doing it does not count as a bad deed.

  5. Haram (Prohibited): This category is prohibited for the Muslim to do such as stealing and lying. Doing the haram counts as a bad deed and not doing it counts as a good deed.

Imam Abu Hanifah also puts another category between the Makruh and the Haram. It is called Karahah Tahrimiyyah which means hated almost to the level of Haram.

Fiqh 616
The science of the application of the shari `a. a practitioner or expert in fiqh is called a faqih. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fiqh (fik) 251
Literally "understanding," this term refers to the body of knowledge and legal opinions developed by Muslim jurists and scholars from the primary sources in Islam, the Qur'an and the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad. Fiqh is essentially the interpretation and application of Shari'ah to specific circumstances or issues. (Source:CIE)

Fiqh al-aqalliyat 617
"Jurisprudence of [muslim] minorities", a new name for an old area of jurisprudence that used to be called fiqh an-nawazil, or "jurisprudence of momentous events". (Source:Taha Publication)

Fiqh al-hadith 2092
The science of hadiths which deal with legal judgements. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fiqh an-nawazil 618
"Jurisprudence of momentous events", an area of fiqh covered mostly by the malikis, which is concerned with the fiqh for muslims living in a minority situation. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fir'awn 3423
Pharaoh. (Source:Taha Publication)

Firasa 2001
The science of recognising a person's inward qualities by studying the outward appearance; intuitive knowledge of human nature. (Source:Taha Publication)

Firdaws 1912
Paradise. (Source:Taha Publication)

Firdaws 1475
Paradise, one of the highest parts of the garden. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fisq 2002
Deviant behaviour, leaving the correct way or abandoning the truth, disobeying Allah, immoral behaviour. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fisq 619
The testimony of someone who is fasiq, who behaves in a manner which can be described as fisq, is not accepted as evidence in court. this involves committing a major sin or persisting in minor ones. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fitna 1476
(Plural fitan) civil strife, sedition, schism, trial, temptation. fitr: see `id al-fitr (Source:Taha Publication)

Fitna 1477
The first nature, the natural, primal condition of mankind in harmony with nature. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fitnah - 62

means civil strife, war, riots.

Fitra 2003
The first nature; the natural, primal condition of mankind in harmony with nature. (Source:Taha Publication)