Its meaning Hajj in the language means visit. In Islaamic terminology, it means: visiting Makkah for the purpose of performing rites in a specific way, at a specific time and with specific conditions. Its rule The Muslim Ummah unanimously agree that pilgrimage is obligatory once in the life of everyContinue Reading

Its meaning Fasting literally means abstention. In Islaamic terminology, it means abstention from food, drink and other pleasures from dawn to sunset. Its rule Fasting in the month of Ramadaan is one of the great pillars of Islaam. Allaah says, “O you who believe! Observing As-Saum (the fasting) is prescribed forContinue Reading


The Third Pillar: Zakaah Its meaning Zakaah literally means augmentation and increase. It is also used to mean praise, purification and righteousness. The amount paid as Zakaah is called so because it increases the wealth in blessing, and purifies the giver through forgiveness. In Islaamic terminology, it is an obligationContinue Reading

The Second Pillar: Prayer (Salaah) Prayer is the most important act of worship. Islaam pays great attention to it. It explains its merit and its position among other acts of worship. Prayer is the link between man and his Lord. For, it is through prayer that man’s obedience to hisContinue Reading