They’ve incorporated ideas from Neoplatonism, Buddhism, and Christianity. Practices Five Pillars of Islam Shahadah: reciting the muslim profession of faith Salat : performin ritual prayers in the proper way five times each day o Al-fajr: dawn before sunrise o Al-zuhr: midday, after the sun passes its highest o Al-asr: the late part of the afternoon o Al-maghrib: just after sunset o Al-isha: between sunset and midnight Zakat: paying charity tax to benefit the poor and needy Sawm: It is fasting during daylight in the month of Ramadan: No food or drink, smoking, sexual activity. Excused only are physically or mentally unwell, under twelve years of age, very old, pregnant, breastfeeding, menstruating or traveling. Hajj: Pilgrimage to Mecca Major Holidays Ramadan: Month of fasting. This is the month in which the Quraan was revealed Id al-Fitr: Festival of breaking the fast; at the end of Ramadan Id al-Adha: Festival of the Sacrifice; at the end of the Hajj. An animal is
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