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Islam

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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