Umra

The ‘lesser’ pilgrimage to Mecca (as distinct from the Hajj) (literally: visit).

Tafsir

Commentary of the Quran.

Theology

The study of the nature of God and religions

Shahada

The Muslim testimony of faith which translates in English as “there is no god but God and Muhammad (pbuh) is the Messenger of God.

Tasrif

Explanation in Arabic

Taqwa

To be close to God or God conscious in Arabic

Taif

A city in Saudi Arabia

Sunnah

Examples from the life of Prophet Muhammad pbuh

Sufism

A mystical and spiritual approach to Islam

Shifa

Healing in Arabic