Islamic Glossary: Letter Q

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qadi | qudaa

alt. qaadi, cadi, kaazi

The judge and the administrator of law appointed by the ruler of a Muslim state.



"Direction" of the Ka'bah (in Makkah), faced when performing salah and other acts of worship.


alt. Quran, Quraan, Qur'aan

The Divine Scripture revealed to the Prophet Muhammad from Allah. The Qur'an is the last and final revelation that will come from the Almighty until the Day of Judgment. Since the time of its revelation, not a single letter or word of the Qur'an has been lost or altered and it will remain so until the Last Day. The Qur'an contains guidance for every sphere of human life and is complemented by the Hadith.

Related links: An Introduction to the Quran


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