Sunni's are the largest sect in Islam. Sunni Muslims make up the majority (85%) of Muslims all over the world The word Sunni comes from the word Sunnah , which means the words and actions or example of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. The word "Sunni" in Arabic comes from a word meaning "one who follows the traditions of the Prophet."

Difference between Sunni and Shi'ah


Sunni Islam is also referred to as Ahl as-Sunnah wa’l-Jamā‘h.=

Sunni is from the Arabic word, Sunnah, the word and actions of Allah, Islam version of God. Islamic law is known as the Shari'ah. The Shari'ah is based on the Qur'an and the Sunnah, and those who ascribe to different interpretations of the law can often be found attending the same mosques.
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Sunni Islam is the largest denomination of Islam. The other sect of Islam is called the shi'ah they were divided into two was because when prophet Mohammad died the people fought over who would be the next leader to lead the muslims and they couldnt agree so they chose different leaders and people went and believe there separet belifies on islam.

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Sunni religion believes that the first four caliphs- mohommads successors.http://hnn.us/articles/934.html




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