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A chief goddess in the religion of the pre-Islamic Arabs during the days of Jahiliyyah.
La hawla wa la quwwata illa billah
The meaning of this expression is: " There is no power and no strength save in Allah." This expression is read by a Muslim when he is struck by a calamity, or is taken over by a situation beyond his control. A Muslim puts his trust in the hands of Allah, and submits himself to Allah.
La ilaha illallah
This expression is the most important one in Islam. It is the creed that every person has to say to be considered a Muslim. It is part of the first pillar of Islam. The meaning of which is: " There is no lord worthy of worship except Allah." The second part of this first pillar is to say: "Muhammadun Rasul Allah," which means:"Muhammad is the messenger of Allah."
In their religious duties, Muslims depend on solar and lunar calendars. The latter is shorter than the solar by twelve days. Fasting the month of Ramadhan, celebrating the two major feasts (ŽEid Al-Fitr and ŽEid Al-Adhha), performing the pilgrimage to Makkah, and other religious activities depend upon the lunar months. The names of the lunar months are: Muharram, Safar, RabiŽ Al-Awwal, RabiŽ Al-Thani, Jumada Al-Ula, Jumada Al-Akhirah, Rajab, ShaŽban, Ramadhan, Shawwal, Dhul-QiŽdah, and Dhul-Hijjah. The timing of the daily prayers depend on the solar system.
Labbayk Allaahumma Labbayk
Literally means "O Allaah! I respond to Your Call".
One of the odd last ten nights of the month of Ramadhaan for which Allaah has prescribed the reward for acts of worship being better/equivalent to 1,000 months (83 years and 4 ),Night of Power
Dirty, false, evil vain talk
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