The 5 Pillars of Islam

23 Dec

As a Muslim, one must:

1) Bear witness that none should be worshipped except Allah swt and Muhammad saw is His Messenger.

2) Pray 5 times daily.

3) Give charity.

4) Perform Hajj/pilgrimage.

5) Fast during Ramadan.

 Narrated Ibn ‘Umar: Allah’s Apostle said: Islam is based on (the following) five (principles): 1. To testify that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah and Muhammad is Allah’s Apostle. 2. To offer the (compulsory congregational) prayers dutifully and perfectly. 3. To pay Zakat (i.e. obligatory charity) . 4. To perform Hajj. (i.e. Pilgrimage to Mecca) 5. To observe fast during the month of Ramadan.

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