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  1. The extinction of one's sense of separation existence before achieving union with Allah
    Al- fana
  2. The military and political leaders of the Muslim community who succeeded Muhammad after his death
    caliphs
  3. Specific religious and ethical requirements for Muslims: The confession of faith, prayer or worship, fasting, wealth sharing, and the pilgrimage to Mecca
    Five Pillars
  4. The journey to Mecca that all Muslims are to make at least once iin their lifetime, if they can afford it and are physically able.
    Hajj
  5. The emigration of Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib in A.D. 622; the founding event of the Muslim community
    Hijra
  6. The leader of the Friday worship service who directs the prayers and delivers a sermon
    imam
  7. An early successor to Muhammad and leader of Islam, believed to have special spiritual insight
    Imam
  8. Sometimes counted as the sixth pillar of Islam, the general spiritual struggle to be a devout Muslim. Im a more narrow context, it refers to armed struggle for the sake of Islam
    jihad
  9. The stone cubical structure in the courtyard of the Great Mosque of Mecca, believed to be built by Abraham and regarded by Muslims as the sacred center of the earth
    Ka'ba
  10. The Muslim place or building of worship, traditionally including a prayer hall and courtyard, with towers called minarets at the corners
    mosque
  11. Islam's primary sacred text, regarded by Muslims as the direct words of Allah, revealed to Muhammad through the archangel Gabriel.
    Qur'an
  12. The ninth month of the Islamic lunar calender, a period during which Muslims fast
    Ramadan
  13. The confession of faith, creedal statement of Islam: "There is no god except God. Muhammad is the messenger of God."
    Shahada
  14. The devine law, encompassing all and setting forth in detail how Muslims are to live
    Shari'a
  15. A teacher and master in Islam
    shaykh
  16. The division of Islam dominant in Iraq and Iran, originating as a result of an early dispute over leadership
    Shi'i
  17. The form of Islam characterized by a mystical approach to Allah, who is experienced inwardly
    Sufi
  18. The teachings and actions of Muhammad recorded in writings known as hadith, which provided the model for being Muslim. second most authority
    Sunna
  19. the division of Islam practiced by most Muslims
    Sunni
  20. The community of all Muslims
    Umma

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