(redirected from Al-Fatiha)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Fatiha

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


References in periodicals archive ?
In 2013, MASGD took up Al-Fatiha's national mantle.
Part II presents reflections on the two most-often recited prayers of the traditions: the Lord's Prayer and al-Fatiha. These essays go well beyond mere doctrinal explications, presenting instead how these prayers shape and are shaped by the experience of believers.
[We invoke] Al-Fatiha [an Islamic prayer] for its soul."
Barbara Henning, whose husband Alan was executed by the fanatics, was abducted last December in Syria while doing aid work for Worcester-based Al-Fatiha Global.
He was a taxi driver before he left for Syria last year with the charity "Al-Fatiha Global," in the hopes of aiding Syrian refugees.
The program, launched by the Quran and Books department, an affiliate of the General Presidency for the grand Mosque and Prophet's Mosque Affairs, was designed to educate non-Arabic speaking visitors, Umrah performers and pilgrims at the grand mosque how to recognize and utter Arabic letters, and recite the opening Sura (chapter of the holy Quran) called Al-Fatiha, and selected short Suras enough for a non-Arabic worshipper to perform his prayers.
Moreover, on this saddening Day our National Duty imposes an onus upon us to salute the memory and read Sura Al-Fatiha from the Holy Qur'an for Al-Mighty Allah to bless the souls of the martyrs of the unique national occasion.
Alam is a gay Pakistani American and founder of the Al-Fatiha Foundation, which is dedicated to raising awareness and progress of LGBTQ Muslims.
A number of senior police officers accompanied al-Shr on his visit, who all recited al-Fatiha from Holy Quran for the repose of the souls of the martyrs of the 1945 French attack.
She uttered the verses of Al-Fatiha, the opening chapter of Muslim scripture.
At the beginning of the meeting, participants recited Al-Fatiha (opening verses of the Quran) in the memory of the National Guard officers.
"I tried to read Al-Fatiha [the opening verses of the Quran] and the words did not come easily.
Sometimes, we could wakeup in the morning only to find a notice on our office doors, then on Burju Al-Fatiha (Al-Fatiha Towers) now renamed Tripoli Towers, ordering us to close our offices, just only because Gaddafi and his diehards were not comfortable with the news publication issued out.
Algiers-April-1(BNA) Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa today visited the Martyr's Memorial, where he laid a wreath of flowers and read Al-Fatiha for the repose of Martyrs of the Algerian Revolution.