Category: The Five Pillars of Faith

Why Hajj?

The Hajj is important to Muslims because it helps to teach them about their true purpose on Earth, to feel a closer connection to Allah, to unite with their brothers

Hajj, The Fifth Pillar of Faith

Hajj or Pilgrimage (The Pilgrimage to Makkah)

The pilgrimage to Makkah (the hajj) is an obligation only for those who are physically and financially able to do so. Nevertheless, over two million people go to Makkah each

Should I fast? What Invalidates my fast? And other questions

Q. Who should fast, and who does not have to? There are exceptions for children, the elderly, the sick, women who are pregnant or menstruating and people traveling.Fasting during the

Why fast during Ramadan?

One of the pillars of Islam is fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise until sundown abstaining from eating food, drinking, bad habits and

Sawm, The Fourth Pillar of Faith

Sawm or Fasting (Self-purification through fasting)

Every year in the month of Ramadan, all Muslims fast from dawn until sundown–abstaining from food, drink, bad habits and sexual relations with their spouses. Those who are sick, elderly,