Say: "O Mankind! Now has the
truth come to you from your Lord! Those who receive guidance, do so for
the good of their own soul; those who stray, do so to their own loss:
and I am not (set) over you to arrange your affairs." Yunus
How can you reject faith in
Allah, seeing that you were without life and He gave you life? Then He
will cause you to die, and will again bring you to life, and then to
Him you will return. Al-Baqara (2):28.
Had We sent down this Qur’an on a
mountain, truly, you would have seen it humbled and split asunder from
fear of Allah. Such are the similitudes which We present to mankind,
that they may reflect. Al-Hasri 21.
"The Forgiver". Another name for Al-Mumin Surah
40 of the
The Unseen. ‘Ilul Ghaib = Knowledge of the unseen. No human has
‘Ilmu Ghaib. Only Allah Ta’ala has total command of that
knowledge. Bil Ghaib = In the unseen. All Muslims believe in
the Unseen, i.e. all that is revelaed to us by Allah Ta’ala in the Holy
Qur’an and by the Holy Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant
him peace, about the Malaika (angels) and the life in the Akhira
(Hereafter) in all its aspects, even though they are invisible to our
eyes. See Holy Qur’an, Al-baqara (2):3.
GHAIRAH: This word covers a wide meaning------
jealousy as regards women, and also it is a feeling of great fury and
anger when one's honour and prestige is tainted,damaged,provoked or
(SALAT): Unascertained prayers. These types of optional
Salat (prayers) were much, but not always, practiced by the Prophet
Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace. See Nafilah.
something which has not yet been obtained. For example, selling eggs
which have not yet been hatched.
Name of a pit in Hellfire.
Muslim fighter returning after participation in Jihad (Islamic holy
GHAZWAH: (plural : Ghazawat). A holy battle or
fighting for the Cause of Allah consisting of a large army with the
Prophet (Peace be upon him) himself leading the army.
Plural of Ghazwa. Also called al-Maghazi. See Ghazwa
Person who has taken part in a Ghazwa.
Holy battle for the cause of Allah the Almighty in which the Prophet
Muhammad himself, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, took part: al-Maghazi
evil about someone in his or her absence. Backbiting. See Holy
Qur’an, Al-Hujarat (49):12.
has a wide range of meanings. The closest description that may be found
in the English language is justifiable jealousy. It signifies a feeling
of great anger when something one loves is encroached upon. Of all
mankind, it was Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, who
had the greatest sense of Gheera, for he was the man upon whom
Allah chose to bestow such a great honour as has never been bestowed by
Him upon any being before or since. The mightiest rank of jealousy is
the jealousy for Islam which manifests when one hears someone treat
Allah’s religion as a jest.
GHULOOL: Stealing from the war booty before its
GHURAF: Special abodes.
(AL): A name that will be given on the Day of Resurrection
to the Muslims because the parts of their bodies which they used to
wash for ablution will shine then.
The full ritual washing of the body with water alone to be pure for the
prayer. To do Ghusl: (1). Wash your private parts. (2).
Do Wudu . See Wudu (3). Wash your entire body from the
top to bottom and from right to left, without touching your privates
It is necessary to have Ghusl
on embracing Islam, after sexual intercourse or seminal emission, at
the end of menstruation, after childbirth and before being buried (when
your body is washed for you). It is also customary to have Ghusl
before the Jumua and Eid prayers. It is necessary to be in Ghusl and
in Wudu (or alternative to do Tayyamum under certain circumtances)
being doing the Salat or touching the Qur’an. See Hadath, Tayyamum,