one truly and firmly believes in is Shahadah
Islamic faith begins with pronouncing and believing in a
simple statement called Shahadah.
The word Shahadah literally means to
Shahadah consists of a simple two-part
La Ilaha Illal-lah, Muhammadur
The first part of Shahadah - La
Ilaha Illal-lah means ‘there is no
(other) god (worthy
of worship) but Allah (God)’.
The second part of Shahadah - Muhammadur
Rasulallah means ‘Muhammad
is the (last) Rasul
(Messenger) of Allah
This simple statement of Shahadah is
the basic building block of Islam. Every Muslim
must firmly believe in the statement: There is no one
worthy of worship but Allah (God)
and Muhammad S is His (last)
People, accepting Islam, have to pronounce
and believe in Shahadah.
who has faith in Islamic principles but cannot say it publicly
because of various compulsions, only means that the person
does not completely understand or believe in those.
to the myth floated by sinister schemers, forcing anyone
into Islam is forbidden.
is no compulsion in religion. Verily, the Right Path
has become distinct from the wrong path. Whoever disbelieves
in Taghut and believes in Allah,
then he has grasped the most trustworthy handhold
that will never break. And Allah is All-Hearer,
(Chapter) Al-Baqarah (The Cow)
There are six basic components of Shahadah
(Faith). Muslims believe
in all of the six components of Shahadah
(Faith). Anyone who does not
believe in all of the fundamental components of Shahadah
(Faith) cannot be a Muslim.
in all Sifat (Attributes)
of Allah (God).
in all Books of Allah (God).
in all Rusul (Messengers)
of Allah (God),
with a belief that Muhammad S was His
last Rasul (Messenger)
in al-Qadr (Destiny)
in Mala”ikah (Angels)
in Akhirah (Life