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ThepilgrimagetoMakkah(Mecca)isthemostsignificantmanifestationofIslamicfaithandunityintheworld.
Thistakesplaceinthelastmonthoftheyear,andallMuslimsareexpectedtomakethistripatleastonce
duringtheirlifetime.
FastingthattakesplaceduringtheholymonthofRamadan.OrdainedintheHolyQur'an,thefastisanactof
deeppersonalworshipinwhichMuslimsseekaricherperceptionofGod.Fastingisalsoanexerciseinselfcontrolwherebyone'ssensitivityisheightenedtothesufferingsofthepoor.
AcityinSaudiArabiathatwasthebirthplaceofMuhammadandtheholiestcityofIslam.
TheholybuildingwhereMuslimsworship.
Aspiritualstrugglewithoneselfagainstsinor“struggleforthefaith”.
TheIslamicsacredbook,believedtobethewordofGodasdictatedtoMuhammadbythearchangelGabriel
andwrittendowninArabic.
AfollowerofthereligionofIslam.
AcubeshapedstonestructureinthecenterofMecca,saidtocontainrelicsofheaven.
TheArabfounderofIslam,MuhammadisbelievedtobethechiefprophetofGod.BorninMecca.Muslims
believethattheKoranwasdictatedtohimbyanangelsentfromGod.
TheninthmonthoftheMuslimyear,duringwhichstrictfastingisobservedfromsunrisetosunset.Oneofthe
FivePillarsofIslam.
ThefiveprimaryobligationsofafollowerofIslam:Belief,Worship,Fasting,Almsgiving,Pilgrimage.
TheArabicwordforGod.
ApersonregardedasaninspiredteacherorproclaimerofthewillofGod.InIslamthispersonisbelievedtobe
Muhammad.
Thebeliefinasingleall-powerfulgod,asopposedtoreligionsthatbelieveinmultiplegods.Judaism,
Christianity,andIslamarewidelypracticedformsofmonotheism.
Ajourney,especiallyalongone,madetosomesacredplaceasanactofreligiousdevotion;inIslam:aHajj.
Apartofadeceasedholyperson'sbodyorbelongingskeptasanobjectofreverence.
Professionoffaith"ThereisnoGodbutGodandMuhammadistheMessengerofGod.".
Prayer,isthesecondpillar.TheIslamicfaithisbasedonthebeliefthatindividualshaveadirectrelationship
withGod.
Almsgiving,isthethirdpillar.Socialresponsibilityisconsideredpartofone'sservicetoGod;theobligatoryact
ofzakatenshrinesthisduty.