Basmala

Basmala The Basmala (بَسْمَلَة‎ basmalah), also known by its incipit Bi-smi llāhi ( بِسْمِ ٱللَّٰهِ‎, “In the name of God”), is the Islamic phrase bi-smi llāhi r-raḥmāni r-raḥīmi (بِسْمِ ٱللَّٰهِ ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ) “In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.” This is the phrase recited before each surah (chapter) of the Qur’an – except for the ninth. It is used by...