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Hadith Qudsithe Hadith Qudsi are hadith's in which the Prophet says the Allah says so and so. The meaning of the these hadith was revealed to the Prophet but he put them in his own words, unlike the Quran which is the word of Almighty Allah and the Prophet conveyed it exactly as it was revealed to him.
Hadithsayings of the Prophet.
HaiyaaBashfulness especially for women, to feel timid, shy in presence of foreigners.
Hajjmeans effort. The Hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca that is obligatory on every Muslim. It is one of the five pillars of Islam and takes place during the Islamic month of Zhul al-Hijjah. A Muslim must perform the Hajj at least once in his life. The exception to this is financial and health reasons.
Halalsomething that is lawful and permitted in Islam.
Halifa person who enjoys the protection of a tribe but does not belong to it by blood.
Halqaha group of students involved in the study of Islam.
Hanifpeople who during the time of jahiliyyah rejected the idolatry in their society. These people were in search for the true religion of Prophet Abraham.
Haraamsomething which is unlawful or prohibited in Islam.
Harama Haram is a sanctuary, a sacred territory. Mecca has been considered a Haram since the time of Abraham. All things within the limit of the Haram are protected and considered inviolable Madinah was also declared a Haram by the Prophet.
HarbWar or jihad.
HijabVeil or Cover. This is the Islamic dress for Muslim women which cover the whole body except the foot and the hands.
Hijrahmeans migration. The Hijrah refers to the Prophet's migration from Mecca to Madinah. This journey took place in the twelfth year of his mission (622 CE). This is the beginning of the Muslim calendar. The word hijrah means to leave a place to seek sancturary or freedom from persecution or freedom of religion or any other purpose. Hijrah can also mean to leave a bad way of life for a good or more righteous way.
Hududthe limits ordained by Allah. This includes the punishment for crimes.