Learn about the Islamic religion

followers of the Islamic religion

The followers of the Islamic religion are called Muslims. The Muslim's holy book is called the Qur'an. The Qur'an is based on the life and teachings of Muhammad, who is, according to the Qur'an, God's prophet. Muslims believe that you are born a sinner and you have to do something great in order to go to heaven when you die.The religion of Islam was founded in Jerusalm.

Worship Place for Islam

For practice and prayer, Muslims go to a place they call a mosque every Friday to practice their beliefs, do part of the five pillars sacrament, and pray. The Mosque service is run by a religious leader called a Imam

Holidays of Islam


Islamic Symbol

Five Pillars

Five pillars

The five pillars are the five things a Muslim must do to go to heaven. These things include Declaring that there is only one god and Muhammad is his messenger, pray five times a day, fasting during Ramadan, giving 2.5% of your savings to the poor, and the pilgrimage to Mecca.