Volume - I / LESSON NO: 2
DEFINITION OF ISLAAM
Q 1: Who are you? A. We are Muslim.
Q 2: Who is called Muslim?
A. The follower of Islamic faith is called Muslim.
Q 3: On which principles does Islaam base?
A. Islamic faith is based on five cardinal principles:
a. To bear witness that there is no true deity save Allah and that Hadrat Muhammad (may the choicest blessings & peace of Allah be upon him) is His chosen servant and true Messenger.
b. To establish prayer five times a day.
c. To pay "Zakaat" (poor due).
d. To perform Hajj.
e. To observe fasts during the holy month of
Q 4: What is Kalimah of Islaam (Islaamic declaration)?
A. "Laa Ilaaha Illal Laahu Muhammadur Rasoolul Laah". (None is worthy of worship but Allah alone. [Hadrat] Muhammad is Allah's [choicest] Messenger).