Essay 2 Islam.docx - Islam religion is the second largest religion in the world It aroused from Arabian Desert people from seventh century The materials

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Islam religion is the second largest religion in the world. It aroused from Arabian Desert people from seventh century. The materials which come from Muslim source are from Quran. Pre- Islamic people worshiped variety of Gods but are recognized by one supreme God, Allah. The city of Mecca is a holy place located in the west –central Arabia. It is the place where Prophet Mohammad was born. The famous Black stone is known as Kaaba is the famous object of veneration. Kaaba is filled with images, relics and paintings. Islamic religion says that the black stone fell from the heaven during the time of Adam and Eve and Abraham and his son Ishmael built “the Kaaba”. In the sixth century, the merchants from Mecca traded between Indian Ocean and Mediterranean Sea which brought wealth to the city of Mecca. During the trade, Mohammad also met other religions such as Jews and Christians. Each of these has several things in common that they believed in the One God. During the caravan, he met a widow named Khadija, whom he married and had two sons and four daughters. The holy book of Muslims is called “the Quran” which means reading or recitation. Recitation of Quran is ultimate source of blessing from Allah and cannot be translated. The Quran is having
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