Islam is the fastest growing religion with over 1.6 billion followers all over the world.
It is also one of the most misunderstood religions and hence, it can get very tedious to clarify and eliminate the misinformation and misconceptions.
This series attempts to shed light and elucidate numerous facets of Islam and fully fathom and uncover the greatness behind this magnanimous religion and the ultimate blessing we have at our disposal of being born as Muslims or accepting Islam in our lifetime.
The primary scriptures are the Quran, believed to be the verbatim word of God, as well as the teachings and practices (Sunnah), in traditional accounts (hadith) of Muhammad.
Islam (Arabic: lit.’submission [to God]’) is a verbal noun derived from the verb (salama), which is derived from the triliteral root — (S-L-M), which produces a vast class of words mostly linked to themes of wholeness, submission, sincerity, safety, and peace. Islam is the verbal noun of Form IV of the root, and it denotes “complete surrender” or “submission.” It signifies “complete surrender to God’s will” in a religious setting.