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“and those who answer the call of their lord and establish prayer and whose affair being a matter of counsel among themselves and who spend of that wherewith we have provided them :”( Q. 42:38) The 159th verse of the 3rd sura gives instruction to the profit Mohamed (pbuh) to consult with followers of Islam when dealing with difficult situations or problems. There were many debates, disagreements and problems over and involving Shura and they began with who should succeed after the prophets Mohamed (pbuh) death in 632 CE. The situation began with a fraught meeting at Saqifah and as a result Abu Bakr was selected to succeed the prophet as leader of the Muslim world. But this selection threw up problems simply because the consultation meeting did not include some of the prophet’s companions ... ... middle of paper ... ... God But God.
First, is Shahadah, the declaration that they believe God is one and that Muhammad is the last prophet of God. Secondly, they have their formal prayer five times a day. Thirdly, Muslims practice fasting during the daylight hours in the month of Ramadan. Fourthly, They must give 2.5% of their savings to the needy at the end of each year. Fifthly, they must pilgrim to Mecca at least once in their lifetime, assuming they are both physically and financially able.
According to Kazmi, "Abu Hurayrah narrated that the Prophet (peace be on him) said, 'The most perfect of the believers in faith are the best of them in moral excellence, and the best of you are those who are the best in their behaviour with their wives" (2009). In concoction, that is short information about Islam. The God created human to worship one God no partner with him. Like what I mentioned, Islam is last religion and it propagates quickly. Muslim people believe in one God, one Holy book and last prophet.
Subḥānī, Jaʻfar, and Reza Shah-Kazemi. Doctrines of Shiʻi Islam: A Compendium of Imami Beliefs and Practices. London: I.B. Tauris, 2001.
About 2 million Muslims from just over 70 different countries will journey to the holy city of Mecca each year. The pilgrimage begins during an important month in the Muslim calendar called the Dhu al-Hijah. At this time Muslims will travel from all over to make the trip to the sacred land of Mecca. Many will die young and old, but there couldn't be a better way of dieing for a devout Muslim. On the journey they must walk and wear only a roab type outfit so that you can not distinguish between the rich and the poor.
When reciting this, one has faith in the guidance of Muhammad and his life (Sunnah). It is interesting then to examine why Islam, a religion that emphasizes the worship of Allah alone, places so much significance on the last messenger of Allah, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The second of the five pillars of Islam is Salah. Salah refers to the physical act of praying towards the Kaaba in Mecca. It is an obligatory duty for Muslims to perform five times a day, with the proper cleansing and mentality.
It is believed that peace is upon all of the prophets. But God's final message to man, a reconfirmation of the eternal message and a summing- up of all that has gone before was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad through Gabriel. In Islam the Qur ’ an is a holy record of the exact words revealed by God through the Angel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammad. It was memorized by Muhammad thendictate... ... middle of paper ... ...ation. Muslims believe that by cutting oneself off from worldly comforts, even for a short period of time, a fasting person gains true sympathy with those who go hungry as well as growth in one's spiritual life.The annual pilgrimage also known as the Hajj to Makkah is an obligation only for those who are physically and financially able to perform it.