Al-Hamd

Posted on 04/03/2012 by marina

AL-HAMD الحمد
the “Praise.” A title of the first chapter of the Qur’an. According to Kitabu ‘l-Ta’rifat, “praise” hamd of God is of three kinds:
(1) Al-hamdu ‘l-Qauli, the praise of God with the tongue, with those attributes with which He has made himself known Himself. (2) Al-hamdu ‘l-Fi’li, the praise of God with the body according to the will of God. (3) Al-hamdu ‘l-Hali, the praise of God with the heart and spirit.

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam