Hadith (حديث) It means “something new” or a “talk”. In Islam, Hadith refers to that which is attributed to the Prophet (SAW) as regards words, actions or approvals, physical features and characteristics.
Ayat (آيات) Ayat is the plural of ayah which means a verse from the Quran but it can also mean proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, miracles, etc.
Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh (السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته) “Peace be unto you and so may the mercy of Allah and His blessings”. It is the full version of the Islamic […]
Asr (عصر) Asr means Evening; It is also the name of an obligatory Prayer (salat) that consists of four rak`ahs; it is performed in the same way as the Al-Dhuhur Prayer.
Ameen (آمين) Ameen is the Arabic version of the word Amen which has its origins in Hebrew and means ‘so be it’. Ameen is often said after a supplication (dua) with the spiritual meaning: “O […]
Alayhi Salam (عليه السلام) Alayhi-salam means ‘Upon Him/Her Be Peace’. It is a respectable phrase said after mentioning a Prophet, an Imam or other very high-status figures. It is often represented by the acronym (AS), […]
(as) ((ع)) AS is usually in brackets (AS). It means ‘Peace be upon him’ in Arabic (Alayhi salam), and is said after the names of Prophets and Imams usually – for resepect. Prophet Muhammed usually […]
(pbuh) (~) The PBUH acronym stands for Peace Be Upon Him/Her. It is the English version of (AS). It is usually written after the name of a Prophet.
Thawb (ثوب) Robe or dress.
salam (سلام) Salam means “Peace”. It’s like saying ‘Hi!’ – It is the most shortened version of the Islamic greeting (Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh) and originates from the hebrew greeting ‘Shalom’. If someone says […]