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Five Pillars of Islam The five pillars of faith are the physical manifestations of Islamic beliefs are – 1. Declaring that there is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger 2. Praying five times a day 3. Fasting during the month of Ramadhan 4. Paying the charity tax 5. Making pilgrimage to Makkah Muslims believe that they will be held individually for their beliefs and practices on the day of JUDGEMENT, when their every action and thought will be recalled and judged by God. Worship and prayer are the central purposes of life, places of prayer are an important part of Muslims civilization. The mosque (is both a building and an institution) is a proud place of gathering for prayer and other practices. Muhammad said that as the Jews have Saturday and the Christians Sunday, so the Muslims have Friday as their special day. It is not a day of rest but a day of collective worship and particular remembrance. The Muslims believe that there is no God but Allah and Muhammad was his messenger. Salah is the second pillar of Islam which means
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2012 for the course RELIGIONS 130 taught by Professor Lindyw during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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