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Islam in Brief

  1. Islam means submission to the will of God.Islam teaches belief in only one God, the day of Judgement and
    individual accountability for actions.

  2. Islam greatly values peace. Muslim is the one who follows Islam. Muslim submit to the will of God
    and accept the Prophet Muhammed (saas) as his last messenger.

  3. Muslim believe that Muhammed was a prophet and the last in a series of messengers of God,
    which include Abraham, Noah, Moses and jesus.

  4. The Qur'aan is the holy book of Islam. The Qur'aan instructs Muslims to respect other faiths and decrees
    that there is no compulsion in religion.

  5. Islam's basic teachings are after the worship of God, respect and care for parents, good neighboring, giving
    to the needy, poor and orphanage. Any act of goodness will elevate a Person closer to God.

  6. Jihad does not mean Holy War Jihad mean to strive against evil inclinations within oneself, struggle to
    improve the quality of life in society and to stop injustice.