Rida (Arabic: رضا, Riḍā) is one of the lives discussed in Sufism as well as early Islamic belief. The term "riḍā" literally means 'the fact of being pleased or contented; contentment, approval'. In religious context, this term is interpreted as satisfaction or "perfect contentment with God's will or decree". It is also frequently given as a male first name in Shīʻa Muslim communities, however is it also a male name given in the Arab Christian community, and in the Druze community. Sometimes alternately spelled: Ridha, after the eighth Shīʻa Imām, ʻAlī ibn Mūsā al-Riḍā (Ali ar-Ridha).