Definition of Fatihah
1. Noun. The first or opening sura of the Quran which is the central prayer of Islam and is used on all special occasions as well as during the five daily prayers.
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Literary usage of Fatihah
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. God, His Prophets and His Children by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (1978)
"The Suratul Fatihah must be recited at the beginning of every prayer. Within man is the Suratul Fatihah, and within the Suratul Fatihah is the inner form of ..."
2. Questions of Life, Answers of Wisdom by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (1991)
"Suratul-Fatihah (A) The opening chapter of the Qur'an and the inner form of man; ... The Suratul-Fatihah is recited at the beginning of every prayer. ..."
3. To Die Before Death: The Sufi Way of Life by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (1997)
"Suratul-Fatihah (A) The opening chapter of the Quran,- the inner form of man,- the clarity of understanding the four elements of the body (earth, fire, ..."
4. Four Steps to Pure Iman: Explanations of a Painting by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (1979)
"The Suratul-Fatihah must be split open with wisdom to see all these within. It must be split open by the ocean of divine knowledge ..."
5. The Resonance of Allah: Resplendent Explanations Arising from the Nur, Allah by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (2001)
"That which is Natural, or Original, is contained within this created, or acquired, form. The Suratul-Fatihah enables man to discover that Natural Thing ..."
6. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"Most Turkish epitaphs end by the words, ' Fatihah ruhun ... The fatihah is also entitled the preface of the Koran, or introduction. ..."
7. Asma'ul-Husna: The 99 Beautiful Names of Allah by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (1979)
"Suratul-Fatihah (A) The opening chapter of the Qur'an; the inner form of man; the clarity of understanding the four elements of the body (earth, fire, ..."