Literally means "bending of the torso from an upright position". In kitaabus salaat it refers to one unit of salaat which comprises of the standing, bowing and prostrating postures.
Refers to the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is in this month that the fast is observed. This is the most sacred month of the Islamic calendar.
Literally means "basis or basic element". In Islamic jurisprudence it refers to the basic element or elements of any act of ibaadah without which that act will be incomplete.
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