Month: June 2020

Where did Islam originate?

Islam is that the second largest religion within the world after Christianity, with about 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide. Although its roots return further, scholars typically date the creation of Islam to the 7th century, making it the youngest of the main world religions. Islam started in Mecca, in modern-day...

Five pillar of Islam

Pillars of Islam, Arabic Arkān al-Islām, the five duties incumbent on every Muslim: shahādah, the Muslim profession of faith; ṣalāt, or prayer, performed in a prescribed manner five times each day; zakāt, the alms tax levied to benefit the poor and the needy; ṣawm, fasting during the month of...