Values and Traditions of Muslims

on Monday, September 16, 2013

Islam is the religion of the followers of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) who carried the message of Allah to the humankind. Islam is the most worthy religion for all who study it greatly and realize the facts told by the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and his book Holy Quran. The qualities and customs of Islam are based upon these two sources. The Muslims are instructed to have a faith and do basically as these two sources guide.

The life of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is called “sera” and his teachings, doings and sayings are called “Hadith and Sunnah”. There are exceptionally true sources accessible for Hadith and Sunna, and Muslims follow the standards of life as depicted by the Prophet Muhammad (SAW).  It is a fact that religion Islam is based on the values which characterize the real nature of humanity. Islam religion is a complete way of life, and it is not a religion of Muslims. The basic value of Islam is true faith on Allah Almighty. Allah Almighty is the only creator of the whole universe. Allah has control on the whole universe. Islam does not decline and reject the existence of other prophets, but Islam has an opinion that Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is the last prophet of Allah Almighty, and there is no prophet after the birth of Prophet Muhammad (SAW). All Muslims have an opinion that the series of Holy passengers ends after Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

Salat is the most important pillar of Islam after faith. It is compulsory for each Muslim to offer Salat five times a day. Additionally, every week, the day of Friday is most important for Muslims and specials prays to God are offered to Allah.

Similarly, fasting in the month of Ramadan is the third pillar of Islam. Muslims in the whole world fast in the Holy month of Ramadan to get countless blessings of Allah Almighty.

The religious pilgrimage to cities Mecca and Madina are called “Hajj”. This traditional Islamic value is designed only for people who can afford the travel expenses. It is not compulsory of poor and physically weak people.

Zakat is the most supreme part of religion Islam. In the past times, just the Zakat is utilized concerning all administration servants’ pay rates and the costs to run the old Islamic state. At the closure of this fasting month, there is a religious celebration called Eid-Ul-Fitar for three days. From that point, it is nearly two and half months of Eid-Ul-Fitar, Eid-Ul-Adha is commended at the close of Hajj journey in recognition of incredible yield of Prophet Ibrahim (AS). Diverse creatures are scarified in the way of Allah, and the meat is distributed around poor people, relatives and orphans. These two Eids are viewed as the celebrations in Islam and are praised with genuine enthusiasm and satisfaction.

Separated from these mega occasions, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) on the twelfth of Rabi-ul-awal in Islamic schedule is additionally celebrated in some Islamic nations.

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