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Risala (رِسالة, risalah, risalat, resalah etc.) is the Arabic word for "shipment" or "message". Ar-Risala (الرسالة) is "the message."

It may refer to:


  • Risalah (fiqh), a summary of religious prescriptions in Islamic jurisprudence
  • Other books known by the shorthand "(ar-)Risala"
    • Risala, a tenth-century travelogue by Ahmad ibn Fadlan
    • Risala fiqhiya, a tenth-century book of Maliki fiqh by Ibn Abi Zayd
    • Rasa'il al-hikmah, a corpus of sacred texts and pastoral letters in Druze tradition
    • Risale-i Nur, a 20th-century tafsir (exegesis of the Quran) by Said Nursî
    • ar-Risala, a literary magazine edited by Ahmad Hasan al-Zayyat published in Cairo
    • Al-Risala al-Qushayriyya, an 11th-century Sufi text by Al-Qushayri