Sunni Islam

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Noun1.Sunni Islam - one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam
Islam, Muslimism - the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion; "Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia"
religious order, religious sect, sect - a subdivision of a larger religious group
Sunni, Sunni Muslim, Sunnite - a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
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The fact that he had mentioned is in accordance to the position of Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'ah scholars, as what had been said by al-Imam Shihabuddin 'Abd al-Rahman Isma'il (1975:193), who is known as Abu Shamah al-Maqdisi, that besides the competency in the recitation of al-Qur'an, there is something more significance which is the understanding of its meanings, implementation of its commandments, awareness about its restrictions and efforts in attaining the sense of kashyah Allah (Fearing Allah) as a consequence of the good recitation.
According to al-Lalika'I (1995: 71), Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'ah has two methods in explaining the authentic faith which are as the following:
Al-Shaykh 'Abd al-Rahman al-Sa'di was very concerned about the affirmation of some of the core principles of Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'ah.