Abbreviations and Glossary of Terms
Ahlul Bayt The Prophet’s (S) Household
Alam Standard, flag – symbol of Ahlul Bayt. Allah (SwT) Arabic word for the one true God
AS Acronyms that denote honour and respect to the family of the Prophet.
Bint Daughter of...used to provide full name.
Hadith Tradition narrated or followed by Muslims
Ibn Son of...used to provide full name
Imam Leader appointed by Allah (SwT)
Jibraeel the archangel Gabriel - the angel sent by Allah (SwT) to reveal the Holy Qur’an to the Prophet.
SAW “Sall allaahu alay-hi wa aalihi wa- sallam” or “May Allah honour him and his family and grant him peace”
Shirk Prohibited beliefs that associate others with God
Wajib Compulsory or mandatory