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means Hell.


means ignorant. Jahiliyyah refers to the pre-Islamic era that existed in Arabia. It is a combination of views, ideas, and practices that totally defy and reject the guidance sent down by God through His Prophets.


this is a long loose fitting garment worn by the Arabs.


means Paradise.


means to strive. This can be any kind of striving in the way of God which involves either spiritual or personal effort, material resources, or arms.


a tax paid by non-Muslims living in a Muslim State. Since the non-Muslims are exempt from military service and taxes imposed on Muslims, they must pay this tax to compensate. It guarentees them security and protection. If the State cannot protect those who paid jizyah, then the amount they paid is returned to them.

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