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What are very importent fundamentals of Islam?

In this article we'll explore the five important beleifs about Islam step by step explanation. That also called the "five pillars of Islam," that are the Shahada, which beleive that there is only one God in this World that is Allah and Muhammad (SAW) is his last prophet, his last messenger, his last guider to people of this World. This beleive calls the first pillar, or fundamental of great Islam.

The second funamental is prayer also called Salat which people offers five times a day, and third one is the fasting or the fast of Islamic month Ramadan during this month people don't eat anything during the day, they can eat only in the night. and the fourth pillar name is Zakat that means the payment of what we call a social tax/money for needy and poor people. It calls charity fund etc in other relions. It is 2.5 percent of what one has had, what one has owned of certain kinds of wealth for a period of one year.

The name of last and fifth fundamental is, the Hajj. That means people must visit to the Kaaba an origion of Islam which is located in Mecca, Saudia Arabia once or more in whole life. These are the five basic pillars or the five necessary rules of religion Islam that we will explain all these deeply in below.

1. The Profession of Faith The Shahada


What is the meaning of Shahadah in Islam?

The Profession of Faith, the Shahada, is the most basic and compulsory expression of Islamic beliefs. Which simply says that “There is no God but only Allah and Muhammad (SAW) is his last prophet.” It clearly explains the nature of Islam. It is an extremely popular group of solid words in Arabic World and religious buildings.

2. Daily Prayers Salat (five times a day)


Muslims are expected to pray five times a day. This does not mean that they need to attend a mosque to pray the salat, or the daily prayer, should be recited five times a day. Islamic beleivers (Muslim people) can pray anywhere like in mosques, homes, shops or any neat & clean place. However, they are meant to pray towards Kaaba (Mecca). The faithful pray by bowing several times while standing and then kneeling and touching the ground or prayer mat with their foreheads, as a symbol of their reverence and submission to Allah. On each Friday, Muslim people attend a mosque near thair homes to pray and to listen to an address by the Imam of the Mosque that address also called the Khutba of Friday prayer.

3. Third rule is Zakat


The giving and donating money to needy poor people is the third pillar, rule of Islam. Muslims believe that they are meant to share their wealth with needy people in their community of believers so that they can servive and recite prayers with great hopes.

4. Fasting during whole month Ramadan (an Islamic month)


During the holy month of Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, Muslim people don't eat whole day till the night. While there are exceptions made for the sick, elderly, and pregnant, all these can eat and drink during daylight hours.

5. 5th and last pillar is to visit Kaaba to perform Hajj


All Muslims who are able and are financially strong required to visit Kaaba which is in Mecca and the surrounding holy sites, areas at least once in their lives. Hajj focuses on visiting the Kaaba and walking around it seven times. Hajj can be perform in the 12th month of the Islamic Calendar.

These above were the most common and basic rules of religion Islam which explained above. Islam is becomming more populer religion day by day in this world.

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    Written by EhsanUllah Khan
    Published on 11 April 2019

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