Islam Practices

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  • Islam Practices
    • The Five Pillars of Islam
      • Shahadah
        • It is important to  Muslims because it expresses the core belief of Islam.
        • Shi'a add an extra phrase "and Ali is the friend of God
        • To become a Muslims a person will have to say it in front of a Muslim witness
      • Salah
      • Zakah
      • Sawm
      • Hajj
    • The Ten Obligatory Acts
      • Khums
      • Jihad
      • Amr-bil-Maruf-Encouraging people to do what is good
      • Nahi Anil Maunakr-Discourage People from doing what is wrong
      • Tawallah-Showing love for God
      • Tabarra-Not associating with the enemies of God
    • Salah
      • Muslims will have to pray 5x a day
      • Shi'a only pray 3x a day
        • Plus they also use a natural element when prostrating themselves in prayer.
      • They need perform Wudu
        • It is important because it helps them fully focus on God
      • They need to face the city of Makkah
        • Praying in the same direction means that all Muslims are focusing one one place associate d
      • Jummah
        • It is a special Prayer on Friday.All men are expected to go.
      • significant
        • The actions remind Muslim that remind God is greater than them
        • Muslims have  been commanded by the God to pray.
        • helps them become closer to God.
        • It unites Muslims together.
        • It motivates muslims to do God's will
    • Sawm
      • It has been obligatory for Muslims to fast during Ramadan.
      • Get before sunrise to eat and drink enough for them to get through the day
      • Self-discipline that is required shows obedience to God.
      • Inspire to help those in need
      • Night of Power:this is when the Quran was revealed to Muhammad.
    • Zakah
      • Giving charity has been mentioned a number of times in the Qu'ran
      • Only Muslims that earn more than a certain amount need to give Charity.
      • Muslims are fulfilling the Duty.
      • Strengthen the Muslims Community
      • Muslims will have a good attitude towards money
    • Hajj
      • 4000 years ago God told Ibrahim to take his wife and Son to Arabia. after a few days the supplies ran out and Hajira and Ishmael was suffering from Hunger
      • Significance
        • Produces innerpeace
        • makes one feel closer to God
        • Leads to a person's sins being forgiven
        • Fulfils a religious obligation
        • Emphasises the equality ad unity
        • Shows self decipline
        • Reminds Muslims of the good examples Set by the prophets
      • Ibrahim had built the Ka'ba
      • Muhammed travel to medina was thought to be the first pilgrimage
      • 1.entering state of Ihram 2. circling the Kaba 3.Walking between the two hills 4.Standing at the Arafat 5.Throwing pebbles at Mina 6.Sacrificing an animal
    • Jihad
      • Greater Jihad:The struggle that Muslims undertake to improve themselves spiritualy
      • Lesser Jihad:refers to the outward Struggle to defend Islam from Threat.
    • Id-ul-fitr
      • Started when Muhammad after he arrived in Madinah, having freedom from persecution
        • Muslims gather around  to say special prayers .they were new clothes and spend time with family. Some pray for the dead
          • Enable people to celebrate the end of the month of fasting and give thanks to God for giving them strength to fast
    • Id-ul-Adha
      • This Festivals was started  by Muhammad
        • Special prayer in mosque. Spend time with family. will slaughter animal if they can.
          • Remembers the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his Son.The festival celebrates the completion of Hajj
    • Ashura
      • It is an important day for Shi'a Muslims. It commemorate the death of HUSAYN
        • Shi'a Muslims performs plays and re-enactment to tell the story of Husayn's
        • Many Shi'a take part in public expression of grief and mourning
        • In Iraq, many Shi'a Muslims visit Husayn's tomb

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