ahle kitab , closely translated as “People of the Book”, is the title given to Jews and Christians in the Holy Quran. why they called ahle kitab (People of the Book): The term (People of the Book) itself appears in the Holy Quran 30 times. The title is such because the Holy… Read More »Definition of ahle kitab. Who are People of the Book?
Iblis is the proper name of Shaytan (Satan), as mentioned in the Quran. Iblis (Satan) is the one responsible for deceiving Adam and Hawwa causing them to be evicted from Heaven. Iblis (Satan) is a jin (fire creation): Iblis is a jinn (fire creation) and not an angel. Some Muslim scholars relate… Read More »Who is Iblis? Is Iblis a jin or an angel? story of Satan
RASUL means Messenger. It is distinguishable from a nabi in that a RASOOL is bestowed with a holy book from Allah. Moreover, the title of ‘rasul’ applies more directly to Muhammad [PBUH] and generally to those prophets who were sent with divine Books. In the Kalimah‐e‐Shahada (first cardinal article of… Read More »Definition of rasul, Difference between nabi and rasul
Ghaib means hidden or unseen. It refers more broadly to the information of that which was purposely made hidden/unseen. Anything that is hidden and cannot be seen or sensed or understood by human intellect or knowledge is Ghaib(knowledge of Unseen). In Islam, Muslims are obligated to bring Iman bil-Ghaib (knowledge… Read More »Ghaib meaning in Islam (Knowledge of unseen)
Miraj (also known as Isra’) is the Prophet Muhammad ’s miraculous journey through the heavens to personally meet Allah .. This holy journey took place on the 27th night of Rajab, the 7th month of the Islamic calendar. Allah states in the holy Qur’an, Most Sublime is He Who carried… Read More »Miraj definition’ Isra meaning: miracle of Miraj