After Muhammad died, Islam split into two major parts.
Muhammad, you will recite the teachings of Allah to all your followers.
Gabriel, an angel, commands Muhammad to recite Allah's teachings.
The Hijra is the start of the Islamic Calendar.
The Quran is the Islam holy book. It is believed to be the words of Muhammad.
Muhammad travels from Mecca to Medina.
I know! Why don't we call this the Hijra?
632 A.D. After Muhammad's death, Abu Bakr become Caliph. Islam spread extremely quickly during this time, spreading to many parts of the world.
The two main Muslim holidays are: Eid al Adha: celebrating Prophet Abraham's choice to sacrifice his son for Allah. Eid al Fitr: celebrating the end of Ramadan.
There are five main pillars of islam: Shahada: to declare one’s faith in God and belief in Muhammad. Salat: to pray five times a day (at dawn, noon, afternoon, sunset, and evening). Zakat: to give to those in need. Sawm: to fast during Ramadan. Hajj: to make a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once during a person’s lifetime if the person is able.