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PILLARS OF ISLAM

PILLARS OF ISLAM. The foundations (arkan) upon which the religion of Islam rests are known as the five pillars, a belief based in a saying of the Prophet, reported in both Sunni and Shi` Y hadith tradition, "Islam is built upon five [fundamentals]." The five are the profession or witness (shahadah). "There is no god except God and Muhammad is the messenger of God"; regular observance of the five daily prayers (salat); the offering of the welfare alms (zakat); performance of the hajj pilgrimage; ...more

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