Associations to the word «Qibla»

Wiktionary

QIBLA, noun. (Islam) The direction in which Muslims face while praying, now the Kaaba in Mecca.

Dictionary definition

QIBLA, noun. The direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for their daily prayers.
QIBLA, noun. A small terrorist group of Muslims in South Africa formed in the 1980s; was inspired by Ayatollah Khomeini to create an Islamic state in South Africa.

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley