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Nation of Islam

In the early 20th Century something was happening in the United States. In addition to the struggles of the Depression and two world wars – Islam in America was changing. At least among one population. In the early 1930’s a form of Islam was being

Faith

The Five Pillars of Islam – the profession of faith, prayer, zakat, Ramadan and the Hajj – are considered the foundation of the faith. A Muslim must believe in the oneness of Allah – God had no parents, siblings or children. Allah is singular and

Major Muslim Holidays

Two major Muslim holidays are celebrated around the world: Ramadan, the month of fasting, and Hajj, the month designated for pilgrimage to Mecca for Muslims who can afford it. Several other holidays are celebrated by most Muslims, including Eid Al-Fitr, which falls at the end

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A Momin’s Obligations for Ramadan-Zakat Fitr

Zakat Fitr Allah says in the Qur’an-e-Majid that one who gives “Zakat” and remembers Him will get salvation. Here, Zakat means “Fitra” and remembrance of God means the recitation of the following Takbir on the night and morning of Eid-ul-Fitr. “Allaaho Akbar, Allaaho Akbar, Laa