THE ISLAMIC PILLARS
The Five Pillars of Islam are the five acts that every Muslim needs satisfy in order to live a good and responsible life according to Islam
The shahada, is the most fundamental expression of Islamic beliefs, it states that “There is no worthy of worship but Allah and Muhammad is his prophet.”
Muslims are expected to pray five times a day, Muslims can pray anywhere; however, they are meant to pray towards Mecca.
The giving of alms is the third pillar of Islam.
During the holy month of Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, Muslims are expected to fast from dawn to dusk and all are expected to refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours.
All Muslims who are able are required to make the pilgrimage to Mecca and the surrounding holy sites at least once in their lives