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The word Khalifah refers to the successor or representative of Prophet Muhammad (saas) or to one of his successors. This person acts as the head of state for the Muslim Ummah. Another title for the Khalifah (English Caliph) is Amir Al-Mu'mineen which means 'the leaders of the believers'.

The immediate Caliphs were Abu Bakr As-Siddiq, Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, Othman Ibn 'Affan, and 'Ali Ibn Abi Talib. These were given the nickname of Al-Khulafa'Ar-Rashidun (The Guided Caliphs).

Another use for this word is used for humanity in general. The human being is considered the Khalifah (representative) of Allah on earth according to Allah.

Khalil 2281
Ibn ishaq al-jundi, a maliki mufti of cairo and teacher at the shaykhuniyya, the largest madrasa in cairo at the time. he died in 669/1365 or 676/1374. he wrote the very popular maliki compendium, al-mukhtasar. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khalil 3458
"Friend", a title of the prophet ibrahim. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khalq 2837
"Creation", both the act of creation or the result of the act, hence the cosmos. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khalq al-qur'an 2497
"The createdness of the qur'an", a mu`tazilite doctrine. the mu`tazilites denied that the attributes of Allah are eternal. since the qur'an is speech, they argued, and since speech is an attribute, they therefore denied the eternal existence of the qur'an. this was the source of the controversy which resulted in the mihna, or inquisition. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khaluq 1566
A kind of thick yellowy perfume used by women. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khalwa 2838
Spiritual retreat, seclusion, in order to remember Allah. khamr: the "wine" of direct knowledge of the divine. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khalwatiya 3115
A tariqa which is known as the halvetiyye in turkish. it was founded by shaykh 'umar al-khalwati (d. 800/1397) and is based on hunger, silence, vigil, seclusion and dhikr. it has many branches. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khamisa 1567
A black woollen square blanket with borders at each end. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khamr 1568
Wine; and by extension any intoxicant which affects a person's faculty of thought and his ability to perform the prayer properly. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khamriyya 3144
"The wine ode" by ibn al-farid (d. 632/1235), a very famous ode in which wine is a symbol of divine knowledge. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khandaq 101

means ditch.

Khangah 2839
Zawiya, a place where seekers of Allah live and meet. (Source:Taha Publication)

Kharaj 466
Tax imposed on the revenue from land taken from non-muslims to ensure their equal rights under Islamic law. (Source:IslamIQ)

Kharaj 1157
Taxes imposed on revenue from land. originally these were only applied to land owned by non-muslims. (Source:Taha Publication)

Kharijites 2498
Or khawarij, the earliest sect who separated themselves from the body of the muslims and declared war on all those who disagreed with them, stating that a wrong action turns a muslim into an unbeliever. (Source:Taha Publication)

Kharq al-`adat 2840
Miracle, an extra-ordinary event, literally it means the "breaking of the normal pattern of things". (Source:Taha Publication)

Khashya 2841
Fear of Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khasla 2499
(Plural khisal) a property, quality, element; also a branch or part of something (e.g. the branches of faith). (Source:Taha Publication)

Khass 3315
A text which is specifically applicable, particular. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khass 953
Specifically applicable, particular. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khassa 1569
Special, elite, private; closest friends. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khassa 2842
Special, elite. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khati'a 2500
(Plural khataya) sin, error, includes both dhanb and ithm. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khatib 1570
A speaker or orator; the one who delivers the khutba. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khatib 102

orator, speaker.

Khatim 2844
Seal, khatim an-nabiyyn: the seal of prophethood, the last of the prophets. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khatima 2501
"The seal", the final act of a person which determines whether he is a believer or an unbeliever. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khatir 2843
(Plural khawatir) a passing thought, which is quickly removed by another. there are three kinds: those which come from shaytan, which are a sort of whispering; those from the self, which are niggling and arise from appetites; and those which come from Allah, which come quickly and with a sort of clarity. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khatm 2845
Seal, khatm al-wilaya: the seal of sainthood, often used of `isa. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khatm 3316
Or khatma, lit, `seal'; the recitation of the entire qur'an from beginning to end. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khatm al-awliya' 3145
"The seal of the saints", by al-hakim at-tirmidhi (d. 320/931), in which he developed the terminology which has been used ever since: the qutb, the ghawth and the hierarchy of four, seven, forty, and three hundred based upon their relative levels of gnosis. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khawarij 2502
See kharijites. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khawf 2846
Fear, dread of the creator and master of the day of judgement. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khayal 2847
Imagination. with ibn al-`arabi, it has an inner and outer meaning. its outer meaning is the ordinary meaning of imagination. in its inner meaning, it is the faculty by which we solidify objects which are, in reality, not there inasmuch as the sensory is not real. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khayf 1339
Mosque in mina located at the east end of the valley. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khazin 1571
(Plural khazana) a treasurer, storekeeper, guard. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khazzan 1158
Wholesaler dealer. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khidhlan 2848
Abandonment, when Allah leaves man to his own devices. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khidma 2849
Service of others. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khil'a 1573
Robe of honour which is bestowed. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khilafa 1574
The caliphate or khalifate, governance by means of a khalif. khimar: a veil or yashmaq which covers the head and lower part of the face but leaves the eyes exposed. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khirqa 2851
A patched robe worn as a sign of poverty and devotion. (cf. muraqq `a). (Source:Taha Publication)

Khitan 699
Circumcision. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khitba 700
Marriage proposal. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khiyana 701
Breach of trust. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khiyar 1159
Option to withdraw from a business transaction. haqq al-khiyar is of three kinds: khiyar ar-ru'ya, the purchaser's right to reject the object after inspection; khiyar al-wasf, the option determined by quality open to either party; and khiyar al- `ayb, the option of dis solving the contract if the goods are defective. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khiyar-al-shart 467
The khiyar-al-shart is an option of stipulation on a contract that the Sunnah validates. It grants the buyer the option either to accept or nullify a contract, within a stipulated time frame (three days or so). (Source:IslamIQ)

Khudu` 2852
Humble submissiveness, yielding before Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Khuff 702
Leather socks. (Source:Taha Publication)