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Ibn hazm 2360
'Ali ibn ahmad az-zahiri, born in cordoba in 384/994. he was the main representative of the zahirite school after he abandoned the shafi`i school. his contentiousness eventually forced him to withdraw to his family estate where he died in 456/1064. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn hibban 2226
Muhammad ibn hibban at-tamimi al-busti, a shafi`i hadith scholar who died in bust in 354/965. he wrote kitab aththigat and compiled the sahih ibn hibban. the hadiths in this book are arranged neither as in a musannaf nor as in a musnad. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn juzayy 2275
Muhammad ibn ahmad, abu'l-qasim ibn juzayy al-kalbi of granada, born in 693/1294, a maliki scholar and imam in tafsir and fiqh. he wrote al-qawa'id al-fiqhiya. he died in 741/1340. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn juzayy 3518
Muhammad ibn ahmad, abu'l-qasim ibn juzayy al-kalbi of granada, born in 693/1294, a maliki scholar and imam in tafsir and high. he wrote the well-known tafsir, at-tashil fi `ulum at-tanzil. he died in 741/1340. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn kathir 3519
`Imad ad-din isma'il ibn 'umar ibn kathir, abu'l-fida', born in 701/1302 in a village outside damascus. he moved to damascus at the age of five. he was widely travelled and studied with many famous scholars, including ibn taymiyya. he was a shafi`i scholar with books with expertise in various areas. he was greatly respected. he has a well-known tafsir. he has little respect for the intellectual tradition. he dislikes polyvalent readings and argues for a single `correct' reading and hence he is somewhat dogmatic: it might even be said that he impoverishes the text by removing the layered meaning. his desire is also to include all of the relevant hadiths relevant to the text. he died in damascus in 774/1372. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn kathir 2227
Isma'il ibn 'umar ibn kathir, abu'l-fida', born in 701/1302 in a village outside damascus where he moved at the age of five. he was widely travelled. he was a shafi`i scholar with books with expertise in various areas, particularly the science of rijal. he has a well-known tafsir. he died in damascus in 774/1372. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn khafif 3201
Abu `abdullah Muhammad ibn khafif ibn isfikshar ash-shirazi, born in 276/890. the son of a prince, he became an ascetic sufi. he was also a shafi`i scholar. he went on hajj at least six times. he died in shiraz in 371/982 at the age of 95. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn khuzayma 2228
Muhammad ibn ishaq, abu bakr as-sulami, born in nishapur in 223/838. he was a shafi i scholar and mujtahid and wrote more than 140 books, including his mukhtasar al-mukhtasar and a sahih collection. he died in nishapur in 311/924. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn ma'in 2229
Yahya ibn main, abu zakariyya al-baghdadi, born in niqya, a village near al-'anbar in 157/775. he was one of the great imams of hadith and knowledge of its narrators, known as "the master of hadith masters." his father left him a fortune which he spent on gathering hadiths. he said, "i have written a million hadiths with my hand." he lived in baghdad and wrote several books on hadith and died while on hajj in 233/848. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn majah 2230
Muhammad ibn yazid ar-rabi', abu `abdullah al-qazwini, of qazwin, born in 209/824. he was a hadith master and mufassir who travelled in search of knowledge and composed his sunan. he died in 273/886. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn mashish 3202
`Abdu's-salam, the master of abu'l-hasan ash-shadhili, (d. c. 625/1228). he was a berber and the qutb of his age. he was a recluse who lived on the jabal 'alam, a mountain in morocco. all he left was the salat al-mashishiya. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn mujahid 3520
Ahmad ibn musa at-tamimi: the chief of the reciters, and the first to compile the seven recitations in al-qira'at as-sab`a. he was born in 245/859 and died in 324/935. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn qudama 2347
'Abdullah ibn Muhammad ibn qudama, abu Muhammad al-jama'ili al-maqdisi, born in jama'il, palestine, in 541/1146, a hanbali scholar and imam educated in damascus who wrote the nine volume al-mughni on hanbali fiqh. he died in damascus in 620/1223. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn rajab 2348
Abu'l-faraj `abdu'r-rahman b. ahmad al-baghdadi al-hanbali, who died in 795/1392-3. the author of adh-dhayl, al-istikhraj and al-qawa`id. his tabaqat al-hanabila is the most extensive collection of biographies of hanbalis. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn rusha 2278
Averroes. ibn rusha was a genius with encyclopaedic knowledge. he spent a great part of his fruitful life as a judge and as a physician, yet he was known in the west for being the great commentator on the philosophy of aristotle. he was born in cordova, spain in 520/1128 and died in 595/1198. his book on jurisprudence bidayat al-mujtahid wa-nihayat al-muqtasid has been held by some as possibly the best book on the maliki school of fiqh. his grandfather, abu'l-walid was also known as ibn rushd and was a maliki faqih who wrote al-muqaddimat. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn sa'd 2231
See Muhammad ibn sa'd. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn salim 3205
'Ali al-basra, (d. 297/909-10), a disciple of sahl at-tustari, founder of the salimiya and the main teacher of abu talib al-makki. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn taymiyya 2349
Ahmad ibn `abdu'l-halim, born in harran in 661/1263, the famous hanbali scholar. he was imprisoned for much of his life. he was a copious writer - perhaps too copious. he died in damascus in 728/1328. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibn wahb 2279
Abu Muhammad `abdullah ibn wahb al-fihri al-misri, born in 123/740, a hadith scholar. he stayed with malik for about twenty years, and also studied with many of the companions of az-zuhri. he also related from more than four hundred shaykhs of hadith in egypt, the hijaz and iraq. ibn wahb noticed that some of his hadiths were weak. he said, "if it had not been that Allah rescued me through malik and al-layth, i would have been lost." he was asked, "how is that?" he replied, "i had a lot of hadith and it confused me. i used to present them to malik and al-layth and they would say, `take this and leave that."' malik esteemed and loved him. he used to call him "the faqih" when he wrote to him. he had many excellent books, including what he heard from malik which was recorded in about thirty books. he wrote down the muwatta'. he recorded his answers to questions and consulted them. he was asked to accept the post of qadi but refused and withdrew, dying in 197/812 at the age of 72 ` (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibrahim 3437
The prophet abraham. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibrahim (ib-raa-heem) 272
Abraham, a prophet and righteous person revered by Muslims, Jews, and Christians alike as the patriarch (father-figure) of monotheism. Muslims commemorate Abraham's devotion, struggles, and sacrifices during the annual Hajj rites. (Source:CIE)

Ibrahim al-khawwas 3207
Ibn ahmad, (d. 290/903), a sufi author who taught al-khuldi. he lived mostly at rayy although he studied extensively. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ibrahim ibn adham 3206
Abu ishaq at-tamimi al-balkhi, an early sufi zahid and saint. born into a wealthy family of balkh, he gave it all up to seek knowledge through travel, taking on all sorts of menial jobs and fighting in the jihad against the byzantines. while he was in massisa, a slave brought the news of the death of his father, who had left him a fortune. he was carrying 10,000 dirhams. ibrahim freed him and gave him the dirhams, saying that he had no need of the rest. he fasted all the time. he attended the gatherings of sufyan ath-thawri. he died in 161/778, probably at sufnan on the byzantine frontier. (Source:Taha Publication)

Idgham 3297
In qur'an recitation, to assimilate one letter into another. thus an-ya `bud becomes ay-ya `bud, qad tabayyan becomes qattabayyan, etc. (Source:Taha Publication)

Idhkhir 1520
A kind of sweet rush well-known for its good smell and found in the hijrz. (Source:Taha Publication)

Idhn 1521
Permission. (Source:Taha Publication)

Idhn 2774
Permission, usually either to be a shaykh, or to practice dhikr given by a shaykh. (Source:Taha Publication)

Idraj 2102
Interpolation into a hadith. (Source:Taha Publication)

Idris 3438
The prophet, possibly enoch. (Source:Taha Publication)

Idtirab 2103
Shakiness in the isnad. (Source:Taha Publication)

Idtirar 652
Compulsion. (Source:Taha Publication)

Idtirari 925
(Obligation) imposed on man without his choice. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ifada 1327
"Overflow", in the hajj when the pilgrims hasten from 'arafat to muzdalifa. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ifham 2454
Intelligibility. (Source:Taha Publication)

Iflas 1134
Bankruptcy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ifrad 1328
A form of hajj in which hajj is performed before 'umra. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ifrad (Hajj al) 451
"Single Hajj". Performing Hajj without performing the Umrah. (Source:IslamIQ)

Iftar 653
Breaking the fast. (Source:Taha Publication)

Iftirash 654
A form of sitting in the prayer in which you sit on the left foot which is on its side, while the right foot is resting upright on the bottom of its toes with the heel up. (cf. tawarruk). (Source:Taha Publication)

Ihdad 655
The period of mourning observed by a widow. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ihram 656
A state in which one is prohibited to practise certain deeds that are lawful at other times, necessary when performing the rites of `umra and hajj. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ihram (ih-raam Ihraam) 273
State of consecration into which Muslims enter in order to perform the Hajj or Umrah (lesser pilgrimage). The term also refers to the specific dress, made of white, unstitched, seamless cloth, donned by pilgrims while in this state. During the Hajj, the ihram worn by pilgrims serves to reinforce a sense of humility and purity, and human equality in the eyes of God. (Source:CIE)

Ihram 452
The state in which one is prohibited from doing certain things which are lawful at other times. Umrah and Hajj are performed in such a state. (Source:IslamIQ)

Ihram 1329
A state in which one is prohibited to practise certain deeds that are lawful at other times. the ceremonies of 'umra and hajj are performed in this state. when one assumes this state, the first thing one should do is to express mentally and orally one's intention to assume this state for the purpose of performing hajj or 'umra. then talbiya is recited. two sheets of unstitched cloth are the only clothes a man wears: an izar worn below one's waist and a rida' worn round the upper part of the body. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ihraz 1135
Original acquisition. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ihsaan (ehsan ehsaan ihsan) 565
Kindness, Goodness (Source:IslamiCity)

Ihsan (ehsan) 561

Ihsan has two literal meanings, doing something well and perfectly and doing someone a favor, and is sometimes used in the Quran and the Sunna with either meaning.

According to a Prophetic saying, ihasn (perfect goodness or doing what is beautiful) means that you worship God as if you see Him; for even if you do not see Him, He certainly sees you.


Ihsan 1524
Absolute sincerity to Allah in oneself: it is to worship Allah as though you were seeing him because he sees you. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ihsan 2019
Virtue, doing the best. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ihsan 657
The state of being muhsin, an unblemished reputation sexually of someone who is or has been married. (Source:Taha Publication)