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What are the 5 pillars of faith?
January 20, 2009 2:08PM
The Five Pillars of Islam are the basic beliefs by which Muslims live their lives. They are:
1: The Shahada or Declaration of Faith: "There is no God but God and Muhammad is God's Messenger."
2: Salat or the Recitation of prayers, five times daily in the direction of the Kabaa in Mecca.
3: Zakat or the payment of the poor tax.
4: Sawm or Fasting from Dawn until Dusk during the month of Ramadan.
5: The Hajj or Pilgrimage to Mecca.