ISLAM


Islam is a popular religion, it is the second largest religion in the world. Based on the teachings of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, Islam is a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.

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Islam is a monotheistic Abrahamic religion, based on the teachings of prophet Muhammad (S.A.W). A Muslim is a person that practices the Islamic faith. The word "Islam" means "submission". Their holy book is called the Qur'an also spelled Koran, this is their Bible, the god they pray to is known as Allah.

What is Islam?

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The five pillars of Islam are the bases of Muslim life. The first one is "faith". It is telling that there is no other God then Allah, which you must worship only. You believe that there is one purpose in life and that is to serve Allah through Muhammad's teachings. The second one is "prayer" which you do 5 times a day. Times from prayers are dawn, mid-day, late afternoon, sunset, and nightfall. The third one is "Zakah", which means "voluntary charity". Involves you to give away a fortieth of the money you make. The fourth one is "fasting" that involves you to not eat or drink, from sun up to sun down. The fifth is "pilgrimage", make a journey to Makkah (Mecca) at least once in your life.
Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Known as Hajj, Muslims must be able to make this pilgrimage in their lives at least once. They are required to attend Hajj for a month where they complete a series of rituals. First they have to circle the Kabah (House of Allah) seven (7) times. Each time kissing a stone to get rid of their sins. Then they also have to throw rocks at three pillars which represent three devils (Shaiytan). Then for one night they must sleep under the stars, where Allah decides your fate. There is also a rule that before during Hajj, you are only permitted to wear white.

Five pillars of Islam Islam is currently in a period of rapid growth.

A Muslim is someone who submits them selves to god, Islam is also the second largest religion in the world behind Christianity. Muslims also believe that God revealed the Qu'ran to prophet Muhammad (S.A.W). They do not regard Muhammad (S.A.W) as the founder of a new religion, but as the restorer of the original monotheistic faith of Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other prophets.

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Islam is a very popular religion practiced by muslims. It is a belief that God chose Muhhamed to become the prophet and convert other people to Islam. In Islam their is a belief system called the five pillars of Islam which indicates how Islamic people should live their lives and what they should do knowing that they are Islamic. Islam20Symbol.jpg
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