The Pillars of Islam


As Salaamu alaykum and peace to all my dearest readers,

The Pillars of Islam

I was reading Benjamin Disraeli quote that day. He said,

“Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much are the three pillars of learning.”

Of course! I think he is right.

His words about pillars reminded me of something I have not thought about in quite sometime- The Pillars of Islam.

Do you remember what they are my friends?

Our beloved Messenger (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) has explained for us, when he said:

“Islam is built upon five [pillars]: the testimony that there is no god but Allaah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allaah; establishing regular prayer (salaah); paying the zakaah; Hajj (pilgrimage) and fasting Ramadaan.” (Agreed upon; narrated by al-Bukhaari, no. 8)

As I reflect on this hadeeth, a few questions popped into my head-

How well-built are all my pillars? What have I done to ensure their strength? Did my daily activities contribute to their toughness, or the other way around?

What are your answers to these questions my dearest friends. I think it is time for us to sit and reflect, dont you?

Copyright © Sis Zabrina 2010

Sis Zabrina
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nhhas said…
Salam Sis,

would like to invite you to join Makan Malam Amal for Tabung Perubatan Gaza...
pls visit my blog or the organizer

Sis Zabrina said…
Salaams Sis Nihas,

Sure, I would love to be there. Write to me at about this and we will proceed from there.

Thanks again dear!

Sis Zabrina