Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of waqf.

Etymologies

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Arabic أوقاف (’awqāf), plural of وقف (waqf).

Examples

  • A ministry in charge of awqaf religious foundations and religion supervises all of this and hands out the money.

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  • Note 5: See "Information Received by Peshawar Merchants Which Makes Them Cease Trade With Bokhara," NAI, Foreign Secret F, June 1889, Proceeding Nos. 142 – 55, in which we find the person in charge of awqaf or religious endowments funds, Muhammad Ismail Khan, as the subject of a mirza audit.

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  • I would like to be able to indicate the maximum extent to which such awqaf could remove the cares of everyday survival from Muslims, without inhibiting their “capitalist” initiative, and without adopting the often perceptibly insane atheist and materialist views of the unfortunate “marxists” on this much vexed topic.

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  • I would like to be able to indicate the maximum extent to which such awqaf could remove the cares of everyday survival from Muslims, without inhibiting their “capitalist” initiative, and without adopting the often perceptibly insane atheist and materialist views of the unfortunate “marxists” on this much vexed topic.

    industrial nonprofitability and awqaf

  • Securing and preserving Egypt's Islamic monuments is not only the responsibility of the ministries of culture, awqaf, interior, the SCA and the relevant governorate.

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  • In order to find the limits that should really be placed on such a project, limits of good taste and decorum as much as limits of basic morality, I propose a detailed study of the history of the waqfs correctly, awqaf of the Muslim world : their finance, their purpose, their achievements, and their limits.

    industrial nonprofitability and awqaf

  • In order to find the limits that should really be placed on such a project, limits of good taste and decorum as much as limits of basic morality, I propose a detailed study of the history of the waqfs correctly, awqaf of the Muslim world : their finance, their purpose, their achievements, and their limits.

    09 « July « 2008 « Niqnaq

  • Securing and preserving Egypt's Islamic monuments is not only the responsibility of the ministries of culture, awqaf, interior, the SCA and the relevant governorate.

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  • This verse speaks about successive generations upon the earth, but more importantly it mentions that we have been entrusted with the land as an awqaf.

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  • This verse speaks about successive generations upon the earth, but more importantly it mentions that we have been entrusted with the land as an awqaf.

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