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Teacher, or leader of the Muslim prayer The term has another meaning in the Shi'a community.
Arabic term meaning the leader of ritual prayer The term is applied to the prayer leader at public prayers, to the spiritual head of a congregation or school, and especially to the leader of the whole Islamic community For Shiites, the word refers to the spiritual leader of the community.
Leader In the specific sense, Imam refers to those 12 successors appointed by the prophet, on Allah's instructions, to lead the Muslims after him The first of them being Imam Ali and the last of them Imam Mahdi, who has been promised by the prophet to emerge to establish peace and justice throughout the world.
An Islamic religious leader who leads the congregation in prayer; in the Ashirra sect, the Imam is the vampire who provides religious leadership to the local Cainite community; often the local vampiric imam and sultan are one and the same, or they have some sort of agreement.
The man who leads the prayers in Mosques and helps people understand the Koran.
The person who leads the prayer or service.
Religious leader; specifically, one of the hereditary successors of Muhammad, venerated Shiite Islam A religious leader; specifically, one of the hereditary successors of Muhammad, venerated Shiite Islam.
Word used in several senses In general use, it means the leader of congregational prayers; as such it implies no ordination or special spiritual powers beyond sufficient education to carry out this function It is also used figuratively by many Sunni Muslims to mean the leader of the Islamic community Among Shia the word takes on many complex meanings; in general, however, and particularly when uppercased, it indicates that particular descendant of the House of Ali who is believed to be God's designated repository of the spiritual authority inherent in that line The identity of this individual and the means of ascertaining his identity have been major issues causing divisions among Shia Among the Ibadis of Oman, the imam was elected to office and was regarded by all as the spiritual leader of the community and by some as the temporal ruler as well Claims of various Omani imams to secular power led to open rebellions as late as the 1950s.
Generally the leader of congregational prayers, implying no ordination or special spiritual powers beyond sufficient education to carry out this function The word is also used figuratively by many Sunni Muslims to mean the leader of the Islamic community Among Shia Muslims, it indicates the particular descendant of the House of Ali who is believed to have been God's designated repository of the spiritual authority inherent in that line The identity of this individual and the means of ascertaining his identity have been the major issues causing divisions among the Shia.
Leader of a prayer; may also be employed or appointed head of a Mosque.
One who leads a prayer.
Leader at the worship service in the mosque In Shi'ite Islam, it refers to the Leader who is a descendant of Ali, the fourth caliph After a certain number of Imams , the last one disappeared without dying and will return at the end of time to bring justice to the world through the spread of Shi'ite Islam.
The male prayer leader in a mosque ' or 'The Muslim worshiper who leads the recitation of prayer when two or more worshipers are present.
In Sunni Islam, the leader of ritual prayer; in Shi'a Islam, the successor and heir to 'the light of Muhammad.
The leader of an Islamic community.
Muslim teacher, serving as a priest in a mosque, who recites the prayers and leads the devotions of the faithful.
Or Imaam 'A leader ' This word has slightly different meanings in different contexts For example, the person who leads the congregational salah is referred to as the Imam; the great scholars of Islamic jurisprudence or hadith are also given the title, Imam.
Leader of the congregational prayer that Muslims offer five times a day It is sometimes used to refer to the head of the Islamic State.
The man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide.
Islam literally means submission Contrary to popular belief, Islam was not introduced by the Prophet Muhammad Muhammad was in fact the last prophet in a line of prophets - the first of whom was Prophet Adam.
From the Arabic triliteral root SLM, 'submission' or 'surrender,' as well as 'peace;' thus, the religion called 'Islam' is grounded in the concept of peace in and through one's submission to the authority and will of Allah.
Arabic word meaning submission and the name for the religion founded under the leadership of the prophet Muhammad; it also denotes the Muslim community.
The name of the religion which was initiated by Muhammad early in the 7th century and which means surrender to Allah.
One of the three great monotheistic religions of the world Founded in the seventh century AD, Islam is also the most recent and, some would say, most vital The original meaning of 'Islam' is the acceptance of a view or a condition which previously was not accepted In the language of the Holy Qur'an, Islam means the readiness of a person to take orders from God and to follow them 'Muslim' is a word taken from the word Islam It applies to the person who is ready to take orders from God and follow them.
Submission'; the Muslim religion and the community of believers who have submitted themselves to Allah 'Submission'; the Muslim religion and the community of believers who have submitted themselves to Allah.
One of the three major world religions whose basis is monotheism, i e belief in one God Islam is a way of life that highlights willful and voluntary submission of one's heart and desires to God and a commitment to his guidance Literally, Islam means to make safe and secure and free from evil.
Islam is derived from the Arabic word for peace, and it is harmony and submission to the laws of Allah and thus the teachings of Islam are based on the nature of mankind Islam is a set of teachings that has been revealed by Allah to mankind The revelation of Islam has taken place, at various times, through different messengers of Allah such as Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus and finally Muhammad peace be upon them.
The Muslim religion of over one billion people who follow the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad and worship Allah.
The name of a religion Islam, a religion centered on the Qur'an, the word of God as passed through Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam Two major sects exist within Islam: the Sunni and Shi'i sects.
Arabic for 'submission,' the act of faith and surrender which defines the praxis of Muslims Also, the historic faith delivered through Muhammad and the ritual practice in contrast to the doctrinal system, iman.
The faith of Muslims It actually means 'surrender or submission to Allah'.
One of the world's main religions.
The religion of Muslims collectively which governs their civilization and way of life; the predominant religion of northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan and Indonesia.
The monotheistic religion of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; 'the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion'.
Religion based on the teachings of Mohammed as preserved in the Koran and the Sunna.
Major world religion having its origins in 610 c e in the Arabian peninsula; meaning literally submission; based on prophecy of Muhammad.
The faith of followers of the 7th-Century prophet Muhammad Islam has more than 1 billion believers worldwide The nation with the largest Islamic population is Indonesia Like Christianity, Islam encompasses groups with wide-ranging interpretations and applications of Muhammad's teachings Islam means 'surrender.
Submission to Allah.
Religion preached by the Prophet Muhammad and practiced by Muslims In Arabic, it means 'surrender' or 'submission to the will of God.
Arabic word for submission.
The religion of the Moslems, based on the submission of the faithful to the will of Allah as this was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed and recorded in the Koran The adjectival form is Islamic.
Youngest and most starkly monotheistic of major world religion The Arabic word islam literally means 'surrender' or 'submission' As the name of the religion it is understood to mean 'surrender or submission to God' One who has thus surrendered is a Muslim In theory, all that is necessary for one to become a Muslim is to recite sincerely the short statement of faith known as the shahadah, which goes: There is no god but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet Islam is much feared in the West because of the sometimes fanatical adherence of some of its members, many of whom have a propensity for violence and terrorist activity.