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Shahadah

The First Pillar; Belief and Faith

Salah

The Second Pillar; Praying

Zakah

The Third Pillar; Giving charity

Sawm

The Fourth Pillar; Fasting

Hajj

The Fifth Pillar; Pilgrimage to Mecca

Allah

Arabic word for God

Qur'an

The Islamic Holy Book

Islam means...

peace or surrender

Muhammad

a messenger or prophet of God

Shari'ah Law

Islamic religious law

Muslims pray....

five times a day

Mosque

Islamic place of worship

wudu

ritual washing before praying and reading the Qur'an

Saudi Arabia

where Islam began

Ramadan

A month of fasting

Eid ul Fitr

A festival held at the end of Ramadan

Indonesia

The country with the largest Islamic population

Adam

The first prophet

Sunni

one of the main groups of Muslims (90%)

Shi'a

one of the main groups of Muslims

Muhammad was born in

570 in Mecca

Jibreel

an angel who ordered Muhammad to record the words of God

minaret

the tower of a mosque

star and crescent

the symbol of Islam

the Kaaba

the first house of worship for Muslims

qibla

the direction Muslims face to pray

hijab

a veil that covers the hair

Halal

The right way to live

Haram

wrong or forbidden

Hadith

a collection of sayings from Muhammad

Muhammad dies in

632

Jibreel first orders Muhammad to recite the words of Allah in

610

Muhammad is forced to move to Medina in

622

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