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Pillars of Islam

plural noun
the five bases of the Islamic faith: shahada (confession of faith), salat (prayer), zakat (almsgiving), sawm (fasting, especially during the month of Ramadan), and hajj (the pilgrimage to Mecca).
Also called Pillars of the Faith.
Compare din2 , ibada. Unabridged
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