Book Name:Pait ka Qufl e Madina
Note: This glossary consists of only an introductory explanation to Islamic terms. For thorough understanding, please consult some Sunnī scholar.
Du’ā [دُعَا]: Supplication
Exegetist [مُفَسِّر]: An erudite scholar who gives a detailed explanation of scriptures.
Farḍ [فَرۡض]: It is an obligation without performing which one cannot be freed from duty and if some act is Farḍ in worship, the worship will not be accomplished without performing that act. Not performing a Farḍ deliberately is a grave sin.
Fikr-e-Madīnaĥ [فِكۡرِ مَدِيۡنَة]: Fikr-e-Madīnaĥ is a term used in Dawat-e-Islami which refers to the act of holding oneself accountable for sins, pondering over grave and resurrection, and filling in Madanī In’āmāt booklet whilst reflecting upon virtuous and evil deeds.
Ghusl [غُسۡل]: Ritual bath
Ḥalāl [حَلَال]: Lawful (by Sharī’aĥ)
Ḥarām [حَرَام]: It is opposite of Farḍ; committing it deliberately even once is a grave sin.
I’tikāf [اِعۡتِكَاف]: Staying in Masjid etc. with sole intention of seeking Allah’s pleasure by worshiping Him.
Ifṭār [اِفۡطَار]: To eat/drink something to break the fast lawfully at sunset.
Ijtimā’ [اِجۡتِمَاع]: Religious congregation
Imām [اِمَام]: A Muslim who leads others in congregational Ṣalāĥ.
Iqāmaĥ [اِقَامَة]: A set of fixed words uttered rather loudly just before the commencement of congregational Ṣalāĥ.
Jamā’at [جَمَاعَت]: Congregational Ṣalāĥ