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Muhammad n short form Muhammad and sometimes Mohammed, is considered in Islam to be the greatest messenger and prophet sent by God to guide humanity to the right way.
Islam Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur'an, a religious text considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God (Allāh), and, for the vast majority of adherents, by the teachings and normative
Prophets a person regarded as an inspired teacher or proclaimer of the will of God.
Muslims A Muslim, sometimes spelled Moslem, relates to a person who follows the religion of Islam, a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based on the Quran. Muslims consider the Quran to be the verbatim word of God as revealed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad
Qur'an "the recitation"; also romanized Qur'an or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God
Makkah Mecca, in a desert valley in western Saudi Arabia, is Islam’s holiest city, as it’s the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad and the faith itself. Only Muslims are allowed in the city, with millions arriving for the annual Hajj .
Ka'ba The Kaaba or Ka'aba is a cuboid building at the center of Islam's most sacred mosque, Al-Masjid al-Haram, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is the most sacred site in Islam
Trade routes The Silk road was one of the first trade routes to join the Eastern and the Western worlds. According to Vadime Elisseeff (2000)
Khadijah Khadijah or Khadīja bint Khuwaylid or Khadīja al-Kubra was the first wife of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. She is commonly regarded by Muslims as the "mother of the Believers i.e.Muslims", and was the first person to convert to Islam
Monotheism the doctrine or belief that there is only one God
polytheism the belief in or worship of more than one god
Night Journey The Isra is the part of the journey of Muhammad from Mecca to Jerusalem. It began when Muhammad was in the Masjid al-Haram, and an archangel ,Gabriel, came to him, and brought Buraq, the traditional heavenly steed of the prophets.
People to the book Jews and Christians as regarded by Muslims.
sunnah is the verbally transmitted record of the teachings, deeds and sayings, silent permissions (or disapprovals) of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, as well as various reports about Muhammad's companions.
Mosques a Muslim place of worship
Five pillars of Faith Faith,Prayer,Charity,fasting and Pilgrimage
Pilgrimage a pilgrim's journey.
Jihad is an Islamic term referring to the religious duty of Muslims to maintain the religion. In Arabic, the word jihād is a noun meaning "to strive, to apply oneself, to struggle, to persevere".
Shari'ah While most non-Muslim Americans may think of Islam without shariah as simply Islam without rules or criminal sanctions, for Muslims Islam without shariah would also mean Islam without prescriptions on ablution, prayer, alms, and sales .
Caliph A caliphate is a form of Islamic government led by a caliph
cultural diffusion Cultural diffusion is the spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one group to another.
almsgiving the practice of giving money or food to poor people. "benevo"
hadith a collection of traditions containing sayings of the prophet Muhammad that, with accounts of his daily practice (the Sunna), constitute the major source of guidance for Muslims apart from the Koran
imam a title of various Muslim leaders, especially of one succeeding Muhammad as leader of Shiite Islam
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