kiblah


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kiblah

(ˈkɪblɑː) or

kibla

n
(Islam) Islam the direction of Mecca, to which Muslims turn in prayer, indicated in mosques by a niche (mihrab) in the wall
[C18: from Arabic qíblah that which is placed opposite; related to qabala to be opposite]
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The application is equipped with comprehensive information including prayer times, kiblah and mosque finder, Hijri calendar, Quranic verses and information on Hajj.
The Persian Gulf littoral states are our neighbours and brothers, but Saudi Arabia in addition to being our brother and neighbour hosts the Muslim Kiblah and we have highly close cultural, historical
The Persian Gulf littoral states are our neighbors and brothers, but Saudi Arabia in addition to being our brother and neighbor hosts the Muslim Kiblah and we have highly close cultural, historical and regional ties with each other," Rouhani said in June in response to a question about the prospects of the relations between Tehran and Riyadh in his administration.
He noted that Saudi Arabia is Muslims' Kiblah, the home of the two holiest mosques and occupies a strategic location on the world map, making it a conjunction of different civilizations and a cross point for world trade since early days of history.
Dubai: Islamic scholars have told worshippers they should not be concerned if their mobile applications fail to point to the correct direction of the kiblah (the direction of the Kba) due to the effect of the currently ongoing geomagnetic storm.
Khaghani ran away from events trouble He ran away from shelter Like an ant that ran away from fly sting and bee Like a spider that weaved web on the cave opening for protect from elephant He ran away from Kiblah of creator of elephant
In addition, the use of pronoun na on the word wama jacalna al-qiblah shows that Allah SWT has absolute power in determining the direction of the Kiblah.
Those worshippers managed to accomplish such a challenging task by being united behind one single target, that is the Kaaba, which Allah chose as the Muslims' Kiblah (direction) in prayer.
It consists of an open nave in the middle surrounded by four porticos, the deepest of which is that of the kiblah.
Saudi ArabiaAEs geographic significance and its sacrednessubeing the kiblah (Mecca) of the Muslims and the center of the Islamic worldufurther encouraged the coalition between the Wahabists and Ikhwan Muslimin that eventually moved to Saudi Arabia and settled there.
He called on Muslims to pray, read and learn the Qur'an and sciences, and be modest and benevolent, saying: "God united the nation by ordering us to pray to one God and one kiblah [Makkah, the direction in which Muslims pray], read one book [the Qur'an], follow the last and one Prophet [Mohammad] and fast one month [Ramadan]".
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