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5 Pillars of Islam

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Katie Bartholow

on 20 September 2013

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Transcript of 5 Pillars of Islam

The Five Pillars of Islam
Declaration of faith
Five compulsory daily prayers

Welfare contribution

Fasting during Ramadan
Pilgrimage to Mecca
Encompasses the whole of Islamic Belief
A Muslim declares his faith by reciting
"There is no god but Allah, Muhammad is the messenger of Allah"
"La ilaha illal lahu muhamadur rasulul lah"
facing the Kaba
said in Arabic and Wuhu is performed before
during the prayers, Muslims follow a certain set of movements called rakaahs
The five daily prayers are:
Fajr- From dawn until just before sunrise
Zuhr- After midday until afternoon
Asr- From late afternoon until just before sunset
Maghrib- After sunset until daylight ends
Isha- Night until midnight

means "purification"
the individual decides
paid once a year on savings of 2.5%
clears the individual of greed
Act of "Ibadah": Arabic term meaning worship and obedience
Another act of Ibadah
takes place during the 9th month
participate once over the age of 10
helps self-control, greed, laziness; seek nearness to Allah
remember the needy, give thanks for what you have
open fast with a date
abstain from food, drink sexual intercourse from dawn to dusk
Visit to the Kaba during the month of Zul (12th month)
At least once in a lifetime
Everyone wears white to show equality
Baitullah "House of God"
By Katie & Felice
Connection to Persepolis
image source: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/1931016
The five pillars of islam mainly deal with the belief and faith of their society. This belief and the "traditional" ways is what was forced upon the islamic people by their rulers causing the separation of gender in schools, the veil, and ban of westernized concepts.
Marji's opinion: "we didnt really like to wear the veil especially since we didnt understand why we had to." (3)
"all bilingual schools must be closed down. they are a symbol of capitalism" (4)
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