FIVE KISSES

In Islamic culture there are five kinds of kisses:

(1) Kiss of Rahmat (Mercy): This is a kiss for one’s children.

(2) Kiss of Takrimah (Honour): This is to kiss one’s father on the forehead.

(3) Kiss of Ijlaal (Respect): This is to kiss the hand of the Sultan.

(4) Kiss of Ta’abbud (Worship): This is to kiss Hajr Aswad.

(5) Kiss of Shahwat (Desire): This is to kiss the wife