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Title: What is the meaning of Bismillah (In the Name of Allah)?

I seek refuge in Allah from the accursed Satan
And when you read the Quran, seek refuge in God
from Satan the outcast.Verily, there is for him
no authority over those who have believed and
upon their Lord they rely.His authority is only
over those who ally with him and those who
through him associate others with God in
worship. (1698-100)
And whenever an insinuation from Satan occurs to
you, seek refuge in God. He is the the
All-Hearing, the Most Knowing. (4136)
  • In the Name of God, Most Gracious, Most
  • So we too shall start with it. This blessed
    phrase is a sign of Islam, and all creatures
    constantly recite it in their unique way.

Bismillah In the Name of Allah)
  • Bismillah, In the Name of God, is the beginning
    of all good things.

There are 114 Surahs (chapters) in the Quran
  • All Surahs begin with Bismillah except Surah No.
    9 called At-Taubah or the Repentance.
  • Letter B is the first letter in all surahs.
  • At-Taubah does not start with Bismillah starts
    with letter B (Beratun)
  • All other surahs starts with Bismillah but after
    that Letter B does not come.

Probability of this incident
  • (1/2)113 x (27/28)113 x (1/2) x (1/28)
  • Approximately Equals 1 out of 1036
  • Approximately 1 out of 1 billion billion
  • One of clear proof that Quran is the protected

Some examples of Besmele in ART
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  • The word "Islam" is an Arabic word which means
    "submission to the will of God". This word comes
    from the same root as the Arabic word "salam ,
    which means "peace". As such, the religion of
    Islam teaches that in order to achieve true peace
    of mind and surety of heart, one must submit to
    God and live according to His Divinely revealed

  • The most important truth that God revealed to
    mankind is that there is nothing divine or worthy
    of being worshipped except for Almighty God, thus
    all human beings should submit to God. The word
    "Muslim" means one who submits to the will of
    God, regardless of their race, nationality or
    ethnic background.

Islam is not a new religion, but a
continuation of the same message and guidance
that God revealed to all previous prophets.
According to the Holy Quran God says, Say, we
believe in God and that which has been revealed
to us, and that which was revealed to Abraham,
Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob and the tribes and that
which was given to Moses and Jesus and to other
Prophets, from their Lord. We make no distinction
between any of them, and to Him we submit

  • Allah is Arabic word for "God
  • Allah is a unique term and it has no plural
    or gender forms
  • There is only One True God. Judaism,
    Christianity and Islam all have the same root ,
    and all of them are also classified as
  • "Allah" is the same word that Arabic-speaking
    Christians and Jews use for God.

  • There is only One Supreme Being who has no
    partners and is not dependent on anyone or
    anything. God is the Creator of everything and
    the whole universe is in the Creators control.
    God is the only One worthy of being worshipped.

Muhammed (p.b.u.h.)
  • Born 570 A.D. to the tribe of Quraish
  • Labeled Al Ameen (the honest and trustworthy)
    even before the revelation
  • The last messenger from God (as believed by
  • Role model that all Muslims should follow
  • God says We have not sent you except as a
    mercy to all creation (21107)

  • The main scripture and one of the basic sources
    of Islamic teachings and laws
  • It is considered the literal word of God that
    was revealed to Muhammad through the Angel
    Gabriel over a period of 23 years
  • The original and complete text of the Quran is
    available to everyone in Arabic, the language in
    which it was revealed
  • Translations of the meaning into many other
    languages are widely used

What does The Quran cover?
  • Deals with the foundations of creeds,
    morality, the history of humanity, worship,
    knowledge, wisdom, the relationship of people to
    God and God to people, and all aspects of
    interpersonal relationships
  • Teaches humankind the purpose of ones life
    and the duties and obligations toward oneself,
    family, relatives, community, fellow human
    beings, and The Creator

Pillars of Belief
  • God (Allah)
  • Angels
  • Revealed Books
  • Revealed Messengers
  • Day of the Judgment
  • Pre-destination

Belief in God
  • Tawheed (Monotheism)

In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most
Merciful  Say He is Allah, the One and Only!
   Allah, the Eternal, Absolute   He begetteth
not nor is He begotten.   And there is none like
unto Him.
Belief in Angels
  • Gabriel (Archangel)
  • Israil (Angel of Death)
  • Mikhail (Angel of the seasons)
  • Israfil (Courier of the day of the judgment)

Revealed Books
  • Torah (Moses)
  • Zaboor (David)
  • Gospel (Jesus)
  • Quran (Muhammed)

Revealed Prophets
  • 2213 Mankind was one single nation, and
    God sent Messengers with glad tidings and
    warnings and with them He sent the Book in
    truth, to judge between people in matters wherein
    they differed but the People of the Book, after
    the clear Signs came to them, did not differ
    among themselves, except through selfish
    contumacy. God by His Grace Guided the believers
    to the Truth, concerning that wherein they
    differed. For God guided whom He will to a path
    that is straight.

Revealed ProphetsGod informed us of twenty-five
of them in the Quran
  • Adam
  • Enoch
  • Noah
  • Hud
  • Salih
  • Abraham
  • Isaac
  • Ishmael
  1. Solomon
  2. Elijah
  3. Job
  4. Elisha
  5. Jesus
  6. Dhul-Kifl
  7. Jonah
  8. Muhammad
  1. Jacob
  2. Joseph
  3. Shuayb
  4. Lot
  5. John the Baptist
  6. Zechariah
  7. Aaron
  8. David
  9. Moses

Day of Judgement
  • Belief in the Hereafter
  • Accountability of how you lived your life
  • Balance of both good and bad deeds

Kader (Predestination)
  • Predestination
  • Freewill

Pillars of Islam
  • Shahadah (Declaration of Faith)
  • Salat (Prayer)
  • Zakat (Charity)
  • Sawm (Fast)
  • Hajj (Pilgrimage)

Shahadah (Declaration of Faith)
Salat (Prayer)
  • Worship 5 times a day
  • pre-dawn ? Fajr - 600am
  • Noon ? Dhuhr - 200pm
  • mid-afternoon ? Asr - 500pm
  • after sunset ? Maghrib - 5min after sunset
  • Night ? Isha - 930pm

Zakat (Charity)
  • Eligible Muslims pay alms, an annual basis that
    helps to purify their wealth.
  • Zekat can be given to the poor, orphans, and
    needy in society.
  • Zakat consists of giving 2.5 of ones
    accumulated wealth

  • Fasting is from sunrise to sunset
  • Muslims fast during the month of Ramadan
  • Fasting helps Muslims
  • build will-power
  • feel compassion
  • purify body
  • strengthen their community relations

  • O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you
    as it was prescribed to those before you, that
    you may (learn) self-restraint 2183

Hajj (Pilgrimage)
  • It is obligatory to make the pilgrimage to Mecca
    for Muslims who can afford it physically and
    financially, at least once in a lifetime.
  • Muslims from all walks of life, from every corner
    of the globe assemble in Mecca in response to the
    call of God.
  • It is to commemorate the Divine rituals observed
    by the Prophet Abraham and his son Ishmael, who
    were the first pilgrims to the Ka'bah.
  • It is also to remember the great assembly of the
    Day of Judgment when people will stand equal
    before God.

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