Courtney, Emily, Erica
What: The Sunni followed Abu Bakr and Shia rejected him and followed Ali
Where: Middle East and there is 940 million that follow the rituals
When: 632 ce
Why: Muhammad passed away and there was two people they could "follow"
Beliefs and rituals
Rites and Ceremonies: Sunnis do not consider life events such as birth or marriage to be sacraments or religious rights
Ahwazi Arabs follow both Shia and Sunni Islam In prayer
Two Sunni women wearing Islamic head bands and reading the holy book.
Two women from Saudi arabia where dresses like these called abaya
This is typical attire for sunni and other Islamic men.
This is the symbol for the Sunni Islam
A ritual of the Sunni is that they slash them selves with knives and hurt themselves.
Sunni's from Pakistan burn a U.S. Flag and an effigy of President Obama durning a protest rall again non muslims
Women and men must be mostly covered and woman must let only their eyes show even when it is extremely hot and humid.
Sunni Islam pray on all fours with forehead on the ground