pillars of Islam

prophet muhammad

“Muhammad is not the father of any man among you, but he is the Apostle of Allah and the Seal of the Prophets, and Allah has knowledge of all things” (33:40). How many prophets did Allah send to mankind? Based on some Islamic narrations, God has...

islamic axioms, pillars of islam, salamislam

The foundation of each person’s life is the faith they have in what they believe. As other belief systems, in Islam there are some “axioms”- basic principles or self-evident truths- whose acceptance is regarded as the main entry to this religion...

monothesim, islamic axioms, pillars of islam

The foundation of the holy religion of Islam is built upon the belief in monotheism, to the extent that without its acceptance, one cannot be called Muslim at all. This fundamental axiom is basically defined as the fact that God exists and that...

Degrees of Monotheism

Now that we have gone through the axiom of monotheism and accepted it as a logical and rational principle, we should note that this belief is much more complicated than it seems. In order to reach a firm belief in the existence of God and His...

prophethood

Having accepted monotheism as the first and most fundamental Islamic axiom, here we are to investigate prophethood or prophecy as the second most important one which is based on monotheistic world view. This axiom illustrates God’s mercy by...

pillars of islam

As other axioms, afterlife (Ma’ad) is one of the first requisites for stepping into the religion of Islam and is defined as the existence of another world that creatures enter after their death, where they experience an eternal life.

leadership, salamislam

One of the principles of Muslims (Shia Islam) is Imamate which means leadership, and is a universal authority over people’s religious and worldly affairs. Imams are religious experts who are consciously and willingly infallible and perfect...