20 March, 2023

27 Sha’ban, 1444 H

"Silence saves you from regret"

- Imam Ali (as) -

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Mosques in Islam

Word: iʿtikaf

Meaning: practice of confining oneself to the Mosque for a number of days in order to perform religious rituals and activities. 

Word: layat al-qadr

Meaning: Night of Power, the night in which the Qur’an was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (s)   

Word: masjid al-haram

Meaning: The Kaba, it means the Sacred Mosque.   

Word: Hawza

Meaning: Islamic seminary where clergy are trained 

Word: Husayniyah

Meaning: A Husayniyah is a center of multiple purposes. It is primarily designed to be a place of mourning for the Ahl al-Bayt (as) as well as celebrating their birthdays. It is also used as a place for prayer.