Islam unit 3 - Living the Muslim life

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10 obligatory acts of Shia Muslims:
Includes 5 pillas (Shahadah, Salah, Sawm, Zakah and Hajj), Shows commitment to Allah, purity of heart, ease suffering, Some are individual acts and some are for the community, rewarded with a good afterlife
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Shahadah
Declaration of faith - no God but Allah and Muhammad was his messenger, Worshipping anything but Allah is shirk
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Sawm
Fasting between sunrise and sunset during the months of Ramadan. Helps them think of what they have and be thankful to Allah. Remembers Laylet-al-qadr when the Qur'an was revealed to Muhammad
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Salah
Praying 5 times a day at set times and with set moves. Must face Mecca but can be at home. Must perform Wudu (washing) before prayer. Jummah prayer is done on Friday at the Mosque - when sins are forgiven.
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Zakah
2.5% of wealth as end of year goes to poor. In a Muslim country it is collected as tax.
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Hajj
Journey to Mecca where Ibrahim was chosen by Allah and where he established the Kabah. Must wear white to show equality. Must perform tawaf. Refocuses on Allah and remembers everyone is equal.
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Jahid
Lesser = Struggle to resist evil in the world. Greater = struggle to be a good Muslim. Lesser must not: Target civilians, start a war or be used to convert people.
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Id-ul-ghadeer
Shia festival - When Muhammah said Ali was to be new leader. There is fasting and they gather at the Mosque
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Id-ul-fitr
festival at the end of Ramadan. Thanking Allah for helping them through a difficult month. Money and present given.
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Ashura
Shia festival - Remembers the murder of Muhammad's grandson. They gather at Mosque wear black, pilgrimage to Shrine in Hussain. Lasts 40 days.
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Id-ul-adah
Festival to remember the story of Ibrahim and Ismail. At end of Hajj. They sacrifice a sheep.
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Declaration of faith - no God but Allah and Muhammad was his messenger, Worshipping anything but Allah is shirk

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Shahadah

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Fasting between sunrise and sunset during the months of Ramadan. Helps them think of what they have and be thankful to Allah. Remembers Laylet-al-qadr when the Qur'an was revealed to Muhammad

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Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

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Praying 5 times a day at set times and with set moves. Must face Mecca but can be at home. Must perform Wudu (washing) before prayer. Jummah prayer is done on Friday at the Mosque - when sins are forgiven.

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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2.5% of wealth as end of year goes to poor. In a Muslim country it is collected as tax.

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