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Your Source of Islamic Education
Pillar….. anything tall and thin like the shape of a column or tower
There are pillars in Italy… The villa of Hadrian, at Tivoli, Italy, constructed between ad 118 and 134, was the largest Roman villa ever built. Microsoft Encarta
There are pillars in England … Stonehenge, a circular arrangement of large stones near Salisbury, England, Microsoft ® Encarta ®
There are ancient pillars … The Parthenon, stands on the Acropolis high above Athens, Greece. Microsoft ® Encarta ® Reference Library 2005.
There are modern pillars … Apartment building in Spain, built 1907 Microsoft Encarta
There are pillars in nature… Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland Twelve Apostles, Victoria, Australia
There are pillars in space… Towering pillars of gas and dust in an interstellar cloud known as the Eagle Nebula. (Microsoft Encarta)
and…… there are pillars of Islam
But unlike pillars in nature, space, or buildings… you cannot see or touch the pillars of Islam
The pillars of Islam are basic rules that every Muslim must follow…
One of the jobs of a pillar is to support or hold something up…
The pillars of Islam support or hold up our religion, Islam.
If we do not follow the pillars of Islam, it could cause us to be unsuccessful Muslims, or in some cases, to not be Muslims at all.
How many pillars of Islam are there?
There are five pillars of Islam… ShahadahSalaatZakaahSawmu Ramadan Hajj
What are the pillars of Islam?
The Shahadah is the first pillar of Islam لا اله الا الله محد رسول الله ”There is no true God but Allaah and Muhammad is the true Messenger of Allaah.” This testimony is the key to Paradise* *The Testimony of Tawheed What Does It Mean? Dr. Saleh As Saleh/9/4/2004 Muslims testify (say):
Salaat: Prayer There are five required (wajib) prayers that Muslims must pray each day…..
Muslims pray: Salatul Fajr, at dawn Salatul Dhuhr, at midday Salatul Asr, in the late afternoon Salatul Maghrib, at sunset Salatul ‘Isha, in the evening
Zakah is a pillar of Islam Zakah is food or money that we give to those in need
Sawm in Ramadan is a pillar of Islam… Sawm means fast, to give up food or drink during daylight hours. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Sawm in Ramadan is fasting for the whole month of Ramadan
Hajj is a pillar of Islam… Hajj is a trip to the Kabah that every Muslim must make at least once in his life, if he is able to.
There are five pillars of Islam… ShahadahSalaatZakaahFasting in Ramadan Hajj
As Muslims, we must practice all five pillars of Islam. as best as we can.
If Islam were a building......
The pillars of Islam would hold it up so that it could not fall insha Allah….