Thursday, August 19, 2010

5 Pillars Of Islam

5 Pillars Of Islam
Pillars of Islam can be called the foundation of the religion of Islam. There are 5 Pillars of Islam that are considered most Important for a Muslim. These Pillars Are Faith, Salaah, Zakat, Fasting and Hajj. There is also a Sahih Hadith of Prophet Muhammad Saw that these are 5 Pillars of Islam. In following i am going to give short details of these 5 Pillars of Islam.

1 Faith Emaan: First Pillar of Islam is Having Faith Emaan in oneness of God and believing that Prophet Muhammad Saw is last Prophet of God. Faith is a thing that every person keeps in heart.

2 Salaah Prayer: Second Pillar of Islam Is Prayer Salaah that in Urdu is called Namaz. It is Obligatory on every Muslim to offer five times Salaah Daily.

3 Zakaat: Third Pillar of Islam Is Zakat. Meaning of Word Zakat is purification. In Islam Zakat means helping Needy people from your health. Zakat is given annually from your Wealth.

4 Fasting in Ramadan: Next Pillar of Islam is Fasting in the month of Ramadan. Fasting means staying away from eating and drinking from Sun Rise to Sun set.

5 Hajj: The Fifth Pillar of Islam is doing Hajj at least once in your life if you have enough wealth to do so. Hajj is done in Makkah in month of Zil Hajj.