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Islam abby

  1. 1. Islam By Abby Lueth
  2. 2. <ul><li>Abraham the forefather lives in 2000BCE </li></ul><ul><li>Abraham and Hagar the servant have a son Ishmael </li></ul><ul><li>Abraham’s wife Sarah sends Hagar and Ishmael into </li></ul><ul><li>the desert Hagar and Ishmael </li></ul><ul><li>Ishmael performs miracle of water </li></ul><ul><li>coming from his feet, making the </li></ul><ul><li>fountain of Zamzam </li></ul><ul><li> The fountain of Zamzam in Mecca </li></ul><ul><li>Generations go by and his descendent </li></ul><ul><li>Muhammad meets the angel Gabriel and </li></ul><ul><li>finds out he is messenger to Allah </li></ul><ul><li>Muhammad conquers Mecca in 629CE </li></ul><ul><li>Muhammad and Gabriel </li></ul>Early History
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Five Pillars or Duties of a Muslim Caligraphy of Shahada </li></ul><ul><li>Shahada which means you declare that Allah “There is no God but </li></ul><ul><li>Is the one and only God you believe in Allah and Muhammad is his messenger” </li></ul><ul><li>Salat which is praying toward Mecca five times a day </li></ul><ul><li>Zakzt which is giving charity to the poor </li></ul><ul><li>Sawm which is fasting every day during the month of Ramadan </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer Hajj which is making a pilgrimage </li></ul><ul><li>Positions to Mecca sometime in your life </li></ul><ul><li>Map of Pilgrimage Route </li></ul>“ There is no God but
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Koran was written a few years after the death of Muhammad </li></ul><ul><li>It was first written on bones then on paper by his followers </li></ul><ul><li>Some things in the Koran got changed over time because of the way it was written down </li></ul><ul><li>The Koran holds the Old Testament, New Testament and the Koran </li></ul><ul><li>One important part of the Koran is the 5 pillars which tell what you do in everyday life as a Muslim </li></ul><ul><li>800 year old Koran Traditional Koran Koran at Amazon.com </li></ul>Koran
  5. 5. <ul><li>The principal symbol for Islam is the crescent moon and star which signify the solace and understanding of worship. </li></ul><ul><li>Many Muslim women wear veils so they can be modest </li></ul><ul><li>and not be judged on their looks. The Muslim word for </li></ul><ul><li>veil is hijab. </li></ul><ul><li>The short round hat worn by Muslim men is called a tagiyah. It is worn during prayers but some Muslim men wear it all the time. </li></ul>Symbols and Dress
  6. 6. <ul><li>The Muslim place of worship is called a mosque </li></ul><ul><li>From the outside you can usually see a dome and a minaret </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The dome is above where the prayer room is so people can hear the Imam lead prayers without a microphone </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The minaret is a tall thin tower which is where they would call people to morning prayers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Mosques have fountains or baths for ritual washing before prayers </li></ul><ul><li>Mosques also have learning sessions </li></ul><ul><li>where children learn Arabic and religious </li></ul><ul><li>teachings </li></ul><ul><li>Children Learning in a Mosque </li></ul>The Mosque
  7. 7. <ul><li>Some Muslims celebrate Aqiqa which is when they shave the baby’s head and give it a Muslim name </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes they send out </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>special cards to friends and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>relatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Aqiqa card and ceremony </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Marriage is an important rite </li></ul><ul><li>of passage for Muslims and a </li></ul><ul><li>happy celebration </li></ul><ul><li> A Muslim bride </li></ul><ul><li>When a Muslim dies the body has to be washed and wrapped in white cloth. The burial ceremony is simple. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Picture of a Muslim funeral from the 1800’s </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Rites of Passage
  8. 8. <ul><li>After Muslims fast for the month of Ramadan they have two special celebrations </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Layat al-Qadr is the “Night of Power when they read the very first verses of the Koran </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Imaginary picture of Layat al-Qadr by a Moroccan Muslim artist </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eid al-Fitr is the “Festival of the Breaking of the Fast” on the last night of Ramadan </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pakistani Muslims praying at a Mosque during Eid al-Fitr </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>During the annual Hajj pilgrims go to the Plain of Arafat to seek God’s mercy. Muslims all over the world fast on this day. </li></ul><ul><li> Pilgrims going to Arafat </li></ul>
  9. 9. The End (Thank You)

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