Glossary

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  • Charitable loan

    [qard hasan]

    A transaction in which money is lent and paid back without any addition to the principal that is specified in the contract.

    • Arabic: قرض حسن
  • Direction of Prayer

    [Qibla]

    Direction of Mecca. The direct that Muslims should face during prayer

    • Arabic: قبلة
  • Qur'an (literally The Recitation)

    [Qur'an]

    The word of Allah, Lord of the Universe, revealed to the last of the Prophets, Muhammad (pbuh), via the Archangel Jibril (Gabriel); the Holy Book of Islam.

    • Arabic: قرآن