Islam

And what you need too know

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Muslims are the followers of Islam. They live all around the world from the United States to Japan. In fact 1 in 5 people or Muslim. Muslims believe in a prayer especially on Fridays in the mosque and they also believe in the 5 pillars of Islam which is: Faith, prayer, charity, fasting, and pilgrimage. The Islam sacraments are the five pillars: Faith, prayer, charity, fasting, and pilgrimage to Mecca and there is no eating of pork. The Muslim places of worship are Mosques. In mosques when they pray they always face Makkah. Some worship leaders of Islam are a Imam which is the prayer leader, a Mullah who is a teacher, and a Muezzin who leads a call to prayer traditionally from a high minaret. The holy book of Islam is the Qu'ran (Kitab) it's the basically the bible of Islam. Some Holy days of Islam are Ramadan which celebrates Allah giving Muhammad message And Eid al Fitr which celebrate the end of Ramadan with gifts, food, family, and thanks. The holy sites for Muslims are the Dome of the Rock which is in Jerusalem and Mecca which is in Saudi Arabia.