20 March, 2023

27 Sha’ban, 1444 H

"Silence saves you from regret"

- Imam Ali (as) -

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The Furūʿ al-Dīn: The Fundamental Practices of Islam

Word: Furūʿ al-Dīn

Meaning: The 10 fundamental obligatory practices of Islam

Word: Salāt

Meaning: five obligatory daily prayers 

Word: Siyām

Meaning: Fasting during the month of Ramadan 

Word: Hajj

Meaning: Pilgrimage to Mecca 

Word: Zakat

Meaning: obligatory tax for the poor

Word: Khums

Meaning: 1/5th tax on one’s sitting or special-sourced income 

Word: Jihad

Meaning: Struggling for the sake of God 

Word: Amr bi al-Maʿrūf

Meaning: Commanding the Good 

Word: Nahī ʿan al-Munkar

Meaning: Forbidding Evil 

Word: Tawalla

Meaning: Loving the Prophet (s) and his Ahl al-Bayt (as)

Word: Tabarra

Meaning: Disassociating from the enemies of the Prophet and his Ahl al-Bayt (as)   

Word: Wājib

Meaning: Obligatory act 

Word: Farḍ

Meaning: Obligatory act that is in the Qur’an 

Word: Tazkīyah

Meaning: spiritual purification