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Unformatted text preview: speak. muslimes think of india as the most difficult of all conquests. (islam aspired to conqur the world and spread the faith; jihad) 140 million muslims live in india, 150 million in Pakistan, 120 million in Bangladesh 5 pillars of islam o 1 god (allah), Muhammad is his profit o Zakat , giving of 5% of your income to the beggers/poor. An obligation, not optional o Prayer- 5 times a day towards mecca o Fasting during Ramadan o Haij- visiting mecca, not an obligation, but if one can afford it, should do it once in a lifetime o 6 th piller of islam=JIHAD Muslims are not trying to convert people Agricultural revoltuoin at the time started in india whith the arabs encountering crops they had never seen before and were able to tranfprt to different regions tof the middle east and spain....
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course HIST 142 taught by Professor Wink during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.
- Spring '08