"He made". Has a different meaning to "Khalaqa ,see Khaliq . Ja'ala implies "turn into", for example:
Most commonly understood to mean Hell. In fact, it is one of the levels of Hell. There are seven levels of Hellfire:
The shallowest level of the Nar. It is reserved for those who believed in Allah and His Messenger Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, but who ignored His commands. See Jahanam.
Ignorance. This involves relying on what is other than the truth. This is why the age prior to the advent of Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, is called Jahiliyah. Many people believed, for example, in Allah, but tried to attain His pleasure through worshipping another medium such as a stone, fire, man, wood, animal, etc., rather than following His guidance which had been revealed to the earlier messengers. The age of Jahiliyah 'ended' when the Final Revelation, the Holy Qur'an, was revealed to mankind and the Jinn. However, it still exists wherever this Last Message from God has not reached. Any deviation from the True Path is no longer considered as Jahiliyah, but as Kufr, for the truth has been distinguished from falsehood.
Loud recitation of the Holy Qur'an during Salaat.
this is a long loose fitting garment worn by the Arabs.
Goliath. A giant and a commander who led a large army against a small, but very dedicated army under Talut (Saul). Dawood (David), peace be on him, still a young boy then, killed Jalut, thus causing a major defeat to the enemies of Allah. See Holy Qur'an, Al-Baqara (2):249-252.
To be uncontrollable.
Joining two Fard (compulsory) prayers, by praying one immediately after the other, in one space of time. Under certain circumstances (for example, when a person is travelling), it is permitted to join the Fard (compulsory) prayers together:
White hot coal. The term used to describe the three pillars built of stone at Mina. Plural: Jimar.
One of the three stone pillars at Mina. One of the rites of Hajj is to throw pebbles at these stone pillars, which represent Shaitan (Satan). Plural: Jimar.
Also spelled as Janna. Paradise. A created abode in the Hereafter for those who believe in the Unity of Allah and in all His Prophets and Messengers, and who follow their way of life. See Mursaleen. Jannah has eight gates around it and each of these eight gates has eleven doors. The names of the eight gates are:
The state of a person after sexual discharge, whether intentional or otherwise. A person may not perform Salat or recite or touch the Holy Qur'an until he performs Ghusl or Tayammum. See Ghusl.
"The Crouching". Surah 45 of the Holy Qur' an.
Cog and Magog. Two evil empires. They are mentioned in the Holy Qur'an and Ahadeeth (Bukhari and Muslim) when mentioning some of the scenes just before the final hour. See Sahih Muslim, Kitab al-Fitan wa Isha rat as-Say'ah. See Holy Qur' an, Al-Anbiyaa (21):96.
[Other Commonly Used Spellings: JAZAKALLAHU KHAIRAN,JAZAKALLAH KHAIR,JAZAKALLAHU KHAIR ]
This is a statement of thanks and appreciation to be said to the person who does a favor. Instead of saying "thanks" (Shukran), the Islamic statement of thanks is to say this phrase. Its meaning is: " May Allah reward you for the good." It is understood that human beings can't repay one another enough. Hence, it is better to request Almighty Allah to reward the person who did a favor and to give him the best.
The Angel Gabriel. Also called Rooh al-Qudus, "The Holy Spirit". His duty was to reveal the Word of Allah Ta'ala to His Anbiaa (Prophets). He is now sent to help the very religious against the temptations of Shaitan (Satan) at the time of death. His epithet is Roohul Amin (The Spirit of Truth) (Ash-Shu'ara (26):193). The AI-Amin is Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace. See Holy Qur'an, Al-Baqara (2):97-98, At-Takwir (81):19-21. See Mursaleen
Plural of Jamra. See Jamra and Jamarat al 'aqaba.
"The Jinn". A race of created beings that are made out of smokeless fire. They are like the Ins (human race) in many ways:
A tax imposed on non-Muslims who are under Muslim rule.
Place where the Ark of the Prophet Nooh (Noah), peace be on him, came to rest. Jabal (Mount) Judiye is in the Turkish district of Bothan, which is situated near the frontiers of Turkey, Syria and Iraq. See Holy Qur'an, Houd (]J):44.
The place to the north-west of Makka where the people of Shaam put on their Ihram when intending to go on Hajj. See Miqat.
"Friday". The Muslims' day of gathering together, when all Muslim males must go to the Masjid to hear the Friday Khutba (sermon) and to do the Jum'a Salat (prayer), which is prayed instead of Dhur. Surah 62 of the Holy Qur'an.
The sixth month of the Islamic calendar. Abu Bakr as-Siddiq, may Allah be pleased with him, died on Tuesday, 22nd Jumada al-Akhira, l3AH. See Hijri
A person in the state of Janaba. See Janaba.
A part. The Holy Qur'an is divided into thiny parts. A thirtieth part of the Holy Qur'an. Plural: Ajza.