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Al-Asmaul Husna ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Most excellent (beautiful) names of Allah

Allah††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Is the proper name of God

Allahu Akbar††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Allah (God) is the Greatest

Amina††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Muhammadís (PBUH) mother

Ansar†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Helpers - Muslims from Medina

Asr†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The Third of the five daily Prayer services, offered any time between when the sun starts declining and sunset

Adhan††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The Islamic call for prayer

Dua-e-Qunoot††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Arabic name of the special Prayer recited in the last Rakat of Vitr Prayer

Durood (Assalat-u-Alannabi)††††††††††††††† Invocation of blessings upon the Holy Prophet of Islam, (PBUH)

Eid-ul-Adhia†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Islamic Festival commemorating the obedience to God of Prophet Ibrahim (or Abraham), peace be upon him, and his son and Prophet Ishmael (PBUH)

Eid-ul-Fitr††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The Islamic festival concluding the fasting of the month of Ramadhan

Fajr††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The first of five daily Prayer services, offered any time during the period starting from dawn and ending a few minutes before sunrise

Faraidh†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Plural form of Fardh (compulsory Prayer)

Fitrana††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Money contributed by Muslims before the Eid-ul-Fitr so that the needy and poor also join the festivities

Ghazwa††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Battle in which Muhammad (PBUH) himself lead the Muslims

Ghazwa (Battle) of Tabuk†††††††††††††††††††† The last great battle lead by the Holy Prophet, peace be upon him

Hadrat Abdul-Muttalib†††††††††††† Muhammadís (PBUH) Grandfather

Hadrat Fatima††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Muhammadís (PBUH) youngest daughter

Hadrat Khadija†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Muhammadís first wife, one of the first people to accept Islam.

Hadrat Safiyya††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wife of Muhammad (PBUH)

Hadrat Zainab Bint Khazima†††††††††††††††† Wife of Muhammad (PBUH)

Hajj††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pilgrimage to the Kaíaba in Mecca Arabia - The fifth pillar of Islam - Performed on the 10th day of Dhul Hijja

Hajjatul-Wida†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Farewell Pilgrimage. Last Hajj performed by Mohammad (PBUH)

Hajr-I-Aswad††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Black Stone in Kaíaba

Hazrat Abu Bakr††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Muhammadís (PBUH) the best friend and the first person to accept Islam who also became the first Caliph or Khalifah

Hazrat Aisha†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wife of Muhammad (PBUH) and the daughter of Hazrat Abu Bakr

Hazrat Ali†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The Holy Prophet Muhammadís (PBUH) dearest cousin and son-in-law who was the first child to accept Islam