Five Pillars of Faith

By Peyton Steenstra

Deceleration of Faith

The deceleration is showing that you believe that there is no God but God, and the messenger of God is Muhammad. Below is the deceleration of faith one must perform.
The Muslim's declaration of faith - the Shahadah

Daily Ritual Prayer

Or Salat, as the people call it. Daily ritual prayer is required of all Muslims. They must pray five times a day at dawn, noon, mid day, sunset, and after nightfall.
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Alms giving is also known as charity. They believe that giving away their money is a way of purifying themselves, and teaching self-control. They are required to give 2.5% of their money. The video below is an alms giving ceremony.
Alms giving ceremony, Luang Prabang, Laos


The Muslims believe that fasting(or going without food) is a good way to show their faith and teach them what it would feel like to not have enough money to buy food.
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Pilgrimage to Makkah

In the 12th month of the Islamic calendar all adult Muslims who are capable of going are asked to travel to Makkah. This teaches them fellowship and equality.
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Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca - no comment
SoR - Pillars of Islam song