Islam

Religion

Islam

Islam's believe that Allah is the son of god and Muhammad is his messenger. Their Holy Book is the Koran or Quran and they pray five times a daily facing Mecca and Friday prayers are at mosque. Their leader can be called a Mullah and Imam. Their basic acts of worship for Muslims is called The Five Pillars of Islam which are: declaration of faith, prayer, charity, fasting, and making a pilgrimage to Mecca (in Saudi Arabia) aka Makkah. Ramadan is the month Allah (God) revealed his message to Muhammad. At the end of Ramadan Eid al-Fitr and Eid al Adha takes place where they wear new clothes, decorate their homes, and prepare special foods. They visit friends and family and exchange gifts. Eid al- Adha is a festival at the end of the hajj in Makkah where Muslims honor Abraham and some families sacrifice sheep and goats share the meat with family, friends, and the poor.