Homework – for Mon. Do a poster for a mosque to explain the 4th pillar of Islam: ZAKAT (duty to practice charity). Include answers to: What is Zakat & what does the word mean? How much is it? Why must Muslims pay Zakat ? How is the Zakat money spent?.
Homework – for Mon Do a poster for a mosque to explain the 4th pillar of Islam: ZAKAT (duty to practice charity). Include answers to: • What is Zakat & what does the word mean? • How much is it? • Why must Muslims pay Zakat? • How is the Zakat money spent?
What is the connection between the pictures? B To describe how Muslims pray. To explain the meaning of prayer actions To explain the importance of how Muslims pray
Label what parts of the body are washed. Explain 3 reasons why Muslims wash before prayer. **Which reasons do you think would be most important to a Muslim? Watch the clip. What order do Muslims wash in during prayer?
Label what the prayer actions mean, choosing from the list below. Explain what a “rakah” is. Which parts of muslim prayer (wudu – the washing, or of the prayer actions), surprises you the most? Why? **Would a Christian feel comfortable in doing the prayer actions ? Which ones? Which ones not? Why? Watch the clip. What do the prayer actions mean? • Put your worries behind you • Salute the recording angels • Humble yourself before Allah • show your personal commitment to Allah • thank Allah and ask for His help One Rakah
Explain in detail two reasons why the prayer movements are important for Muslims. *Why is your whole body posture important in prayer? Why do you think that the prayer movements are important for Muslims?
Explain in detail one reason for why the washing one reason why the prayer movements are important for Muslims. Why do you think that the prayer movements are important for Muslims
A “rakat” is a prayer movement. Particular prayers are said with each prayer movement.How many rakats are said in a single day?How long could it take? 1. Fajr (Dawn) = 2 Rakat2. Zuhur(Midday) = 4 Rakat3. Asr (Mid-Afternoon) = 4 Rakat4. Magrib (Sunset)= 3 Rakat5. Isha (night) = 4 Rakat
Explain how often Muslims pray and where. What happens on Fridays? Draw a muezzin praying from a minaret. Label the muezzin and the minaret. Speech bubble one part of what he is saying. **Why could this be important to doin a Muslim community? Muslim men are strongly encouraged to pray the five daily prayers in the mosque in a group, rather than individually. This is called Jamaah (meaning - In group). Women have complete choice to either pray at home or in the Mosque. Also weekly -- that's every friday afternoon -- men MUST go to a congregation called Juma (meaning - gathering) in the Mosque. It's optional for women. Muezzin Call to Prayer • Dawn • Midday • Afternoon • Sunset • Night time Allah is great. I witness that there is no god but Allah. I witness that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. Rise up for prayer. Rise up for salvation. Allah is great. There is no god but Allah.
What is prayer like for Muslims? Say 3 things about it. Is it harder or easier than for Christians?