Islam. By: Harveen, Jyotroop, Rajvir, Simi . Historical Background . Islam started in the Middle East, in Arabia. Referred as Saudi Arabia. There is no exact date but it is dated back to about 600 A.D.
By: Harveen, Jyotroop, Rajvir, Simi
Kalima-e-Shahadah (Creed of Islam)
Allah (Name of God in Arabic)
Another word for God.
Star and Crescent (Ottoman symbol in Islam)
National flag of Islam.
Rub-el-Hizb (Islamic Architectural Designs)
Symbolizes two overlapping squares. In Arabic Rub represent "one's
Fourth, quarter”, and Hizb represents a group or party.
Green (Colour Symbolism in Islam)
Symbolic of Islam, it’s the colour of heaven.
Qur’an- The most holy text, it is believed to be the actual word for God.
Hadith-Is a secondary text that records Muhammad’s sayings and his followers.
Mecca- The holiest city, Muslims pray five times a day, in the direction of Mecca. Muslims should once in their lifetime visit Mecca.
Medina-The city of the prophet, second holiest place. The Mosque of the Prophet, is built where Muhammad’s house is, and where he is buried.
Jerusalem- Third holiest place. It was the first direction you would pray in, but it was changed to Mecca. In the Muslim tradition, Muhammad miraculously travelled to Jerusalem by night and ascended form there in to the heaven. In Jerusalem there are two popular sites which are The Dome of the Rock and the Al-AqusaMosque.
Funeral and Mourning
Map of where Islam is practice the most: