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Sunna

noun
1.
(Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran.  Synonyms: hadith, Sunnah.



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"Sunna" Quotes from Famous Books



... modesty," remarks Wellhausen, "was carried to great lengths, insufficient clothing being forbidden. It was marked even among the heathen Arabs, as among Semites and old civilizations generally; we must not be deceived by the occasional examples of immodesty in individual cases. The Sunna prescribes that a man shall not uncover himself even to himself, and shall not wash naked—from fear of God and of spirits; Job did so, and atoned for it heavily. When in Arab antiquity grown-up persons showed ...
— Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6) • Havelock Ellis



Words linked to "Sunna" :   Islam, way of life, Muslimism, way, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Islamism, Sunnah, al Sunna Wal Jamma, path, hadith



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