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decorative handwritten letter
one of the two main branches of Islam , commonly describeed as orthodox
a city in Saudi Arabia , that was considered holy
muslim laws , based on Muhammands actions and words
not eating during daylight hours in the holy month of Ramadan.
the founder of Islam's
a muslim place to worship
an adherent of the Shia branch of Islam
the migration or journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib
Christians is the Lord's Prayer, which according to the gospel accounts is how Jesus taught his disciples to pray
also referred as Al Kaaba Al Musharrafah, is a building at the center of Islam's most sacred mosque
The Aramaic word for "God" in the language of Assyrian Christians
a follower of the religion of Islam.
Abrahamic monotheistic religion that upholds that God is one and incomparable and that the purpose of existence is to worship God. Muslims consider Muhammad to be the last prophet of God.
Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca that takes place in the last month of the year, and that all Muslims are expected to make at least once during their lifetime.
money or food given to poor people
Arabic word meaning "path" or "way." Today the term is used most commonly to mean "Islamic law," the detailed system of religious law developed by Muslim scholars in the first three centuries of Islam
member of a Muslim dynasty that ruled the Islamic world from AD 660 (or 661) to 750 and Moorish Spain from 756 to 1031. The dynasty claimed descent from Umayya, a distant relative of Muhammad.
a political and religious leader in Muslim government who is considered a successor to Muhammad
Holy book of islam
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