Q Laws

In day to day life, Muslims maintain the sanctity of God’s laws through a variety of practices, very often known as Furu-e-deen (branches of religion).

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The ten branches of religion are:

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Salaa

“And establish salaa and give zakaa….” (Qur’an 2:43)

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Sawm

“O you who believe! Sawm (Fasting) has been ordained for you as it was  ordained for those before you so that you may be God concious.” (Qur’an 2:183)

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Hajj

“….and  Hajj (pilgrimage)  to the House is incumbent upon all human beings who are able to undetake it  for the sake of Allah…”(Qur’an 3:97)

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Zakaa

“And establish salaa and give zakaa….” (Qur’an 2:43)

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Khums

“And know that whatever you acquire, a fifth of it is for Allah and for His Prophet and (the Prophet’s) near relations, and the orphans and the needy and the wayfarer….”  (Qur’an 8:41)

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Jihad

Jihad is often translated as ‘holy war’. However, it is much more than that. Jihad literally means to ‘work hard’ or ‘to strive’ for something.

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Amr Bil Ma’ruf & Nahyi ‘anil Munkar

“And from among you there should be a party who invite to good and enjoin what is right and forbid the wrong, and these it is that shall be successful”  (Qur’an 3:104)

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Tawalla & Tabarra

“Say: I do not ask of you any reward but love for my near relatives…” (Qur’an 42: 23) “O you who believe! Do not take My enemy and your enemy as friends…” (Qur’an 60:1)