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Definition of the noun IJAZA

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  1. A certificate of authority. Among Muslims an indication that the person is an authority, recognized by someone as capable of interpreting scripture.

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Google previewThe Sufi and the Friar (2017)

A Mystical Encounter of Two Men of God in the Abode of Islam by Minlib Dallh

" Ijaza is a permission or an authorization ...

Google previewWalayah in the Fatimid Isma'ili Tradition (2017)

by Elizabeth R. Alexandrin

" Ijaza is a permission or an authorization ...

Google previewKey Themes for the Study of Islam (2014)

by Jamal J. Elias

As seen from the above example, the ijaza is a license to teach, a certificate of graduation, a recommendation letter, a transcript, but also a memory of learning focusing on individual transmitters rather than on the (hi)story of learning.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Kurds (2010)

by Michael M. Gunter

This rapid success was partially due to the Naqshbandis' willingness to transmit the ijaza to anyone who was qualified, not just relatives, as was done by the Qadiris. The Naqshbandi order also may have seemed to many to be spiritually ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islam (2009)

by Juan Eduardo Campo

before obtaining an ijaza (permission; certificate) to teach and publish the work himself. The ijaza and its circumstances were always noted on ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Sufism (2005)

by John Renard

In traditional Islamic education, disci— ples receive a credential or “license” ( ijaza) authorizing them to pass on a certain category of knowledge, and in some instances Sufi disciples receive a similar approval to establish an extension of an ...

Google previewAzerbaijani-English, English-Azerbaijani Dictionary and Phrasebook (1999)

by Nicholas Awde, Famil Ismailov

allergy allergiya allow ijaza vermak almost taqriban alone tak alphabet alifba already artiq; daha also bundan bashqa, hamchinin alter dayishmak although harchand always hamisha; daim a.m. sahar saat ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Love in World Religions (2008)

by Yudit Kornberg Greenberg

The certification (ijaza) was personally ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions (1999)

by Wendy Doniger, Merriam-Webster, Inc

When higher learning in the form of tradition grew in the 8th and 9th centuries, it was centered around learned men to whom students traveled from far and near and from whom they obtained a certificate (ijaza) to teach what they had learned.

Google previewBiographical Encyclopaedia of Sufis (2000)

South Asia by N. Hanif

An ijaza given by Shaikh Najmu'd- Din Kubra specifically mentioned that Hasan Basri had associated with some of the companions of the Prophet Muhammad. The right tradition, therefore, according to the Shaikh, was that Hasan Basri had ...

Google previewA dictionary of the Suahili language [ed. by R.N. Cust]. (1882)

by Johann Ludwig Krapf

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