The Five Pillars of Islam: Laying the Foundations of Divine Love and Service to Humanity By Musharraf Hussain
Author: Musharraf Hussain
Book Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.5 X 5.5 X 1.1
Publication Year: 2012
About This Book:
"The Five Pillars of Islam are the fundamental principles of Islam." They demonstrate how Muslims pray and live their life. The five pillars are as follows:
The Shahadah is the confession of religion. It would be equivalent to declaring, "There is only one God, Allah, and Muhammad is His messenger.
"Salah:Five times a day, Muslims pray. They pray at sunrise, noon, afternoon, sunset, and in the evening.
Every year, Muslims pay zakat to charity. This money is used to assist impoverished and needy individuals.
Muslims fast from dawn to sunset during the month of Ramadan. This is a period of self-control and spiritual development.
Muslims undertake the journey to Mecca if they are able. This is a significant journey in their religion.
These five pillars are more than simply guidelines. They are also about having a loving life and assisting others. The profession of faith urges Muslims to worship only Allah and to follow Muhammad's teachings. The prayers allow people to stay in touch with Allah throughout the day. Giving to charity helps to care for the less fortunate and makes society more equitable. Fasting throughout Ramadan teaches self-control and spiritual development. The pilgrimage to Mecca is a physical as well as a spiritual trip that draws people closer to Allah and fellow Muslims.
Love, compassion, and service to others are central to Islam's Five Pillars. They serve as a manual for living a decent and moral life. They provide inspiration and advice to Muslims all around the world.