Islamic Religion
Islam is the most misunderstood religion. Islam has many followers there are 0.7 to 1.8 billion followers World Wide and 1.1 to 7 million followers in the U.S. The deity for the Islamic faith is Allah which is another word for God or Jesus. The founder of the Islamic faith is Muhammad. Followers of the Islamic Faith are known as Muslims. The holy book for the Muslims is called the Quran. Quote from the Holy book Quran: "And because of their saying: We slew the Messiah, Jesus son of Mary, Allah's messenger - they slew him not nor crucified him, but it appeared so unto them; and lo! those who disagree concerning it are in doubt thereof; they have no knowledge there for save pursuit of a conjecture; they slew him not for certain." The muslims worship in places called Mosque.The basic beliefs of the Islamic faith are God, Angels, Scriptures, Prophets, Resurrection, and Divine Creed. Jarudiyah,Sulaimaniah or Jaririyah,Butriyah or Hurariyah,Yaqubiyya,Hanafiyah,Karibiyah are some of the sects for the islamic faith.The symbol of faith for islam:
This is the map of the population for the islamic faith:
This is a pie chart of the islamic faith to all others faiths:
The five pillars or practices is faith, prayer, fasting, pilgrimage, and charity. Akikah is an birth ceremony the ceremony is not practiced widely. Shadada the marking of a young muslim’s formal entry into Islam, though it is most commonly celebrated during the teenage years marriage ritual witnesses observe the groom’s formal offer of marriage and the brides acceptance of it. Waleemah is the reception that includes music,dancing funerals, and mourning. Janazah (prayers for the dead) at the gravesite and may include a service at the funeral home muslims do not condone cremation and burial of the dead takes place within 24 hours of death. The official mourning period for a family member is 40 days. These are all rituals.