hafiz

In Islam, a title for those who have memorized the whole of the Koran (or Qur'an). There are thousands of Muslims worldwide who have achieved this spiritual quest. The significance of such an...
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Hafiz

Hafiz (häfēz') [Arab.,=one who has memorized the Qur'an], 1319–1389?, Persian lyric poet, b. Shiraz. His original name was Shams al-Din Muhammad. He acquired the surname from having memorized the Qur'an at an early age. A teacher of the Qur'an who associated with mystics, his ly...
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hafiz

In Islam, a title for those who have memorized the whole of the Koran (or Qur'an). There are thousands of Muslims worldwide who have achieved this spiritual quest. The significance of such an achievement is heightened when it is realized that for many who are granted the title hafiz, Arabic, the language of the Koran, is not their first languag...
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Hafiz

Hafiz or Hafez ( حافظ ) may mean: ...
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Hafiz

[Quran] Hafiz (حافظ, ḥāfiẓ, حُفَّاظ, pl. huffāẓ,حافظة f. ḥāfiẓa), literally meaning `guardian,` is a term used by modern Muslims for someone who has completely memorized the Qur`an. Hafiza is the female equivalent. ==Overview== The Islamic prophet Muhammad lived in the 7th Century CE, in Arabia in a time when fe...
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