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Seven characteristics of Islam Masjid al-haram By: Daharah Pritchard
Stories Of OriginImportant People Picture of angel that has to do with the angel that whispered to Hagar, During the 1st origin. Stories Of Origin Abraham and the Ka’bah The life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam. -Early years -Muhammad’s revelations -Flight to Medina -Life in Medina -The growth of Islam 3. Muhammad’s last years This is the Black Stone which is in the Ka’bah in Mecca Important People Abraham Sarah Hagar Ishmael Angel God Worshipers of Allah The Ka’bah is a cube built by Abraham where the Zamzam happened, where Ishmael had water sprout from his heels
Core beliefs Belief in one god. (monotheism)
God created everything.
God is all-powerful and all-knowing.
God has no specific form.
Belief in the angels of God.
Angels worship God
Angels carry out gods orders
throughout the universe. This is a picture of the Torah which was given to Moses. Belief in prophets or messengers of God
Muslims believe that God’s guidance was revealed by to humankind by special messengers or prophets.
Belief in the books of god
God revealed holy books or scripture
to a numbers of God’s messengers.
The Quran (given to Muhammad)
The Torah ( given to Moses)
The Gospels (given to Jesus)
The Psalms ( given to David)
The Scrolls ( given to Abraham)
This is a picture of a Quran which was given to Muhammad. Belief in the Divine Decree
This article of faith addresses the question of God’s will.
belief that everything is governed by divine decree.
believers should respond to the good or bad that befalls them with thankfulness or patience
Fate (with freedom of choice.)
5. Belief in the day of judgment
Humans will be judged for there actions in life.
Those who followed God’s guidance will be rewarded with paradise.
those who rejected God’s guidance will be punished with the down under
. This is a picture of a bible which contains the gospels which were given to Jesus.
Holy writings THE QURAN The Quran illustrates Islam’s connections to Judaism and Christianity . The Quran contains the old testament and the new testament, then it adds on it’s story’s. For example how Islam came to be. THE HADITHS The Hadiths contains Muhammad's teachings that Muslims should follow, an example would be “there is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his Messenger. This is a picture of Muslims praying based on what they believe and from what is in the Quran. This picture shows someone studying a Hadiths in order to learn Muhammad’s teachings. This is the inside of a Quran which is written in in Arabic.
Symbols & Objects THE CRESCENT AND THE STAR
Principal symbol of Islam.
Often atop minarets, flags and stamps of Muslim states.
Associated with moon worship.
Originally used in Byzantine Empire.
Adopted as a military symbol.
Symbol of culture.
Solace and understanding offered by Islam.
Guides the faithful toward Allah.
Sacred shrine of Mecca
Placed where the Zamzam happened with Ishmael.
Includes the Black Rock which was kissed by worshipers of Allah.
This is a picture of a faucet which is part of the Kab’ah underground where water sprouted from Ishmaels feet. (Zamzam) This is a picture of Byzantine Empire on the map. This is a picture of the Crescent Moon and Star.
Holy places & Places of worship Lastly another place of worship is a regular mosque in a mosque there are no pictures and you pray toward Mecca. A mosque is built around a large Dome. A mosque has minarets which you can hear the call to prayer. Another place of worship is the TajMahal it is located in Agra,India. Many people pray here and it is sad that it is one of the most structured buildings in the world. A holy place which is also a place of worship is the Grand Mosque ( Masjid al- Haram.) it is the biggest mosque in the world, it is located in Mecca which has to do with the Hajj. Also a Muslim usually goes here at least once in their life. This is the TajMahal. Which is a mosque. This is Masjid al-Haram it is the biggest mosque in the world. This is a regular mosque which is in Wayland Boston.
Rituals & rites of passage Birth and Childhood The first words a baby hears is that “ There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his Messenger. Also there is a celebration after the birth of a child. Or there can be a celebration after a boy learns how to recite the Quran. You name the newborn after seven days of birth. A child’s head is shaved, many boys are made Muhammad and most girls ere named khadijah Muhammad’s first wife or Fatima Muhammad’s daughter. Marriage Marriages are arranged by the families, although more contemporary Muslims are choosing there own mates. A Muslim is allowed to have four wives as long as they are treated equally. Death “Has he who created the heavens and the earth no power to create their like? That He surely has. He is the all-knowing creator. When he decrees a thing he need only say: ‘be,’ and it is.” these words are spoken during the final hours of a Muslims life. Death is regarded as release from the suffering of life until the last judgment. This is a picture of a baby symbolizing birth and childhood. This is a picture of two rings which symbolizes marriage. This is a picture of a coffin which symbolizes death.
Celebrations & holidays Ramadan- Each year, Muslims spend a month in daytime fasting, during the 9th moth of the Islamic calendar called Ramadan. Laylat al-Qadr- Towards the end of Ramadan, Muslims observe the “Night of Power,” which the first verses of the Qur’an were revealed to Muhammad. Eid al-Fitr- At the end of Ramadan, Muslims celebrate “The festival of Fast-Breaking. Hajj- Each year during the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims make an annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia called Hajj. Day of Arafat- During one day of the Hajj, pilgrims gather at the plain of Arafat to seek Mercy from God. Some Muslims fast for a day. Eid al-Adha- Represent the end of the Hajj. This picture is crossing out food representing no eating during Ramadan. This is a picture of Saudi Arabia which shows where Mecca is. This is a picture of the walk that most Muslims go through during the Hajj.