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Qawa'id 1024
Foundations, general legal precepts which clarify the method of using ijtihad in a school; also the links which connect minor questions. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qawm 2948
"People", "tribe", meaning the sufis when so used. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qawwali 2949
Sufi singing in urdu and also in persian. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qaysariyya 1208
A market for fine goods. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qibla 1689
The direction faced in the prayer which is towards the ka'ba in makka. the first qibla had been jerusalem and so the early muslims had prayed towards two qiblas, a quality which is sometimes used to describe the fact that they became muslim early on. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qibla 777
The direction faced in the prayer by muslims which is towards the ka'ba in makka. their first qibla had been towards jerusalem and so the early muslims had prayed towards two qiblas, a quality which is sometimes used to describe the fact that they became muslim early on. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiblah (kib-lah) 327
The term used in reference to the direction Muslims face during salah, the formal worship. The qiblah's focal point is the Ka'bah, the house of worship located in the city of Makkah. Depending upon where one is at any given time upon the earth, the qiblah direction may vary. From North America, the direction is roughly northeast, and worship halls in local masjids are oriented accordingly. (Source:CIE)

Qiblah 141

it is the direction that Muslims face when they do their salaah. It is in the direction of the Ka'bah in Mecca.

Qidam 2577
Timeless eternity, eternity which is not affected at all by temporal time. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qilada 1371
(Plural qala'id) a garland around the neck of an animal brought for sacrifice during the hajj. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qina`a 2042
Contentedness, frugality and temperance; being satisfied with what one has. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qinn 778
A slave who was born a slave. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qintar 1841
(Plural qanatir) "kantar", a relatively large weight-measure for food-grains, etc., e.g. wheat, maize, oat, barley, approx. 45 kgs. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qira'a 3351
(Plural qira'at) the method of recitation, punctuation and localisation of the qur'an. there are seven main readings: abu 'amr ibn al-`ala', hamza, 'asim, ibn 'amir, ibn kathir, nafi` and al-kisa'i. the two most used today are the qira'a of 'asim in the riwaya of hafs (d. 190/805) and that of nafi' in the riwaya of warsh (d. 197/812). (Source:Taha Publication)

Qirad 1209
Wealth put by an investor in the trust of an agent for use for commercial purposes, the agent receiving no wage, but taking a desiganted share of the profits after the capital has first been paid back to the investor. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiran 1372
Combining hajj and 'umra simultaneously. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiran (Hajj Al) 502
'Combined Hajj'. Performing the Umrah, followed by the Hajj, without taking off the Ihram. (Source:IslamIQ)

Qirat 1842
(Plural qararit) a measure of weight with various meanings, either a twelfth of a dirham or a huge weight like that of mount uhud. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qisas 142

retaliation in kind (eye for an eye). In Islam though, retaliation should be forgone as an act of charity Surah 5, Ayah 48.

Qisas 779
Retaliation. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qisas al-anbiya' 3353
Stories of the prophets. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qist 1843
(Plural aqsat) a measure of grain, a bushel. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qitmir 3473
The traditional name given to the dog of the seven sleepers. (see ashdb al-kahf). (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiyaas 143

According [the Islamic scholar al Shafi`i], Qiyaas is a method for reaching a legal decision on the basis of evidence (a precedent) in which a common reason, or an effective cause, is applicable.From Usul Al Fiqh Al Islami by Taha Jabir Al Alwani

Qiyam 780
Standing, particularly the standing position in the prayer. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiyam bi'l-layl 1691
Standing in prayer during the night. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiyama 3474
The arising of people at the resurrection on the last day. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiyamah 144

Day of Judgement, resurrection.

Qiyas (key-yaas) 328
Using analogies for the purpose of applying laws derived from the Qur'an and Sunnah to situations not explicitly covered by these two sources. Qiyas is one of the most important tools for interpreting and implementing the Shari'ah (Islamic Law). (Source:CIE)

Qiyas 1025
Logical deduction by analogy, one of the four main fundamental principles which can be utilised in reaching a judgement. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiyas al-adna 1026
Analogy of the inferior, the 'illa is less evident in the new than in the original case. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiyas al-awls 1027
Analogy of the superior, the 'illa is more evident in the new than in the original case. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiyas al-musawi 1029
Analogy of equals, the 'illa is equally evident in the new and in the original case. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiyas jail 1028
A fortiori analogy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qiyas nazari 1030
Theoretical analogy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qu`ud 785
Sitting position during the prayer. (Source:Taha Publication)

Quadaa 503
Paying in a debt. (Source:IslamIQ)

Qubba 2951
Kubba, a domed shrine. (Source:Taha Publication)

Quda 1693
The plural of qadi. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qudah 145

plural form of qadi.

Qudra 781
Power, ability, capacity. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qulub 2952
"Hearts", the plural of qalb. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qunut 782
A supplication said in the prayer, particularly in the standing position after ruku ` in the subh prayer. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qur'an (KUR'AN) 146

The holy book of Qur'an is called the Qur'an. It was revealed unto Muhammad (s.a.w) from Allah through angel Gabriel (Jibril) for a period of 23 years. There is only one Qur'an in the whole world and it is in Arabic language. The Qur'an has one text, one language, and one dialect. It has been memorized by millions of Muslims in different parts of the world.

The Qur'an is composed of 114 Surah (chapters). It is to be read and recited with rules and regulations. When to be touched and to be recited, a Muslim to be in a state of cleanliness and purity.

The authenticity and the totality of the Qur'an have been documented and recognized. The Qur'an can not be translated at all as the Qur'an is the exact words of Allah. Any translation is considered to be the explanation to the meaning of the Qur'an.

The Qur'an is so rich and comprehensive in matter that it can easily guide men and women in all works of their life. It is the ultimate source of guidance for people in all aspects of their spiritual and material lives.

The names and attributes that are given to the Qur'an in the Qur'an speak for themselves. The Qur'an is also described to be bounteous, glorious, mighty, honored, exalted, purified, wonderful, blessed, and confirming the truth of previous revelations. The Qur'an has practically proved the truth and effectiveness of all of its names and epithets in the life of all true believers, who practiced its teachings sincerely and devoutly.

The Qur'an has a Universal appeal, regardless of people's color, creed, nationality, and geographical divisions of the world. The goal of life, as addressed in the Qur'an, is to live according to what Allah has created us for, which is to worship Allah, and to obey his commandments in this life, which are of course, in the interest of people, and to gain going to Heaven and escape going to Hell in the hereafter. The real success is going to Heaven and the real failure is going to Hell, as the Qur'an states.

Those who are entirely lost in their material gains and luxury, without cultivating their spiritual and moral qualities, are declared by Allah (s..w.t.) to be like animals, rather worse than them. The ones who do not believe in Allah or follow His commandments are also described in many places of the Qur'an to be dead, deaf, mute, and blind. The real living, hearing, speaking and seeing are caused by the true belief in the heart. So our need for learning, studying, and following the Qur'an should come before our need for breathing, drinking and eating to survive, because life without such guidance is a miserable life that leads to eternal punishment.

Qur'an (Koran) 504
The 'Recitation', the last revelation from Allah to mankind and the Jinn before the end of the world, revealed to Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.), through the angel Jibrail, over a period of 23 years, the first thirteen of which were spent in Mekkah and the last ten of which were spent in Madinah. The Qur'an amends, encompasses, expands, surpasses and abrogates all the earlier revelations revealed to the earlier prophets. (Source:IslamIQ)

Qur'an (Koran) 331
The word Qur'an means "the recitation" or "the reading," and refers to the divinely revealed scripture of Islam. It consists of 114 surahs (chapters) revealed by God to Muhammad over a period of twenty-three years. The Qur'an continues to be recited by Muslims throughout the world in the language of its revelation, Arabic, exactly as it was recited by Prophet Muhammad nearly fourteen hundred years ago. The Qur'an is viewed as the authoritative guide for human beings, along with the Sunnah of Muhammad. Translations of the Qur'an are considered explanations of the meaning of the Qur'an, but not the Qur'an itself. The spelling "Koran" is phonetically incorrect; the more accurate Qur'an should be used. (Source:CIE)

Quraysh (kur-aysh) 330
One of the major tribes in Arabia, to which Muhammad belonged. When Prophet Muhammad persisted in calling people to worship God alone, most of the Quraysh disavowed him and attempted to thwart his efforts, even going so far as to attempt killing him. Until Prophet Muhammad gained control of Makkah in 630 C.E., the Quraysh continued to plot Muhammad's downfall, after which they acquiesced and entered the fold of Islam. (Source:CIE)

Quraysh (KURAYSH) 147

the most powerful and prominent tribe in all of Arabia in the Prophet's era. The Quraysh were the keepers of the Ka'bah and therefore one of the wealthiest and most powerful tribes. The Prophet was from among the Quraysh. When he started to preach the True religion of Allah, the Quraysh violently persecuted him and his followers. They were badly defeated at the battle of Badr by the Muslims and their days of Jahiliyyah were finally ended when the Muslims liberated Mecca and destroyed all the idols in the Ka'bah in the year 630 C.E.

Qurb 2953
Nearness, proximity to Allah, the closest of which is `two bow's lengths', the nearest a slave could approach a king. (Source:Taha Publication)

Qurban 1695
Sacrifice. (Source:Taha Publication)