Islam is a monotheistic religion and it is the religion of peace. Allah revealed Holy Quran upon His Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and recommended its recitation for success in every field of life. Quran has perfect guidance for humanity. Holy Prophet changed the ignorant people and made them disciplined. He was sent to save humanity from destruction and to show humans the right path.

Basics of Islam

Allah will forgive them who will act upon the teachings of Islam and Sunnah of the Holy Prophet. Islam is the religion for success in this world and the world hereafter. There is a criteria to enter Islam and it is the Kalmah Shahadah. It is one of the five pillars of Islam. These five pillars of Islam are given below:

Kalma Shahadah is the criteria to enter in the circle of Islam. When a person reads Kalma Shahadah, other four pillars become compulsory for him. There are four other pillars:

  • Namaz:

Namaz is the sacred worship for Muslims and is obligatory five times a day. On the Day of Judgment, the first question that will be asked will be about Namaz. It keeps Muslims away from sins and compels them to do good work.

  • Roza:

It is another pillar of Islam and is the way to achieve spiritual satisfaction and it makes Muslims pious. Fasts are Fardh for the whole month of Ramadan.

  • Zakat:

It is also the pillar of Islam and is the best way to help other Muslim brothers. It makes all of the Muslims equal.

  • Hajj:

It is the fifth pillar of Islam and is performed to the sacred sites of Islam. It is the round of House of Allah for achieving His closeness and also for getting rid of past sins. Muslims also perform Umrah that is called as mini Hajj and thousands of Muslims from UK are booking cheap Umrah packages to perform Umrah in sacred months.

  • Sacred months:

Allah has declared four months as the sacred months in Holy Quran. These are Dhu-al-Qadah, Dhu-al-Hajjah, Muharram and Rijib. Muslims are ordered to worship Allah more in these four months. Charity is also recommended in these months due to their sacredness.


It is the last month of the Islamic calendar and has great importance in Islamic history. Every year, millions of Muslims perform Hajj in this month. Holy Prophet performed his first and last Hajj in this month. He also delivered his last sermon during his farewell Hajj. Last sermon of Holy Prophet is most famous because of the points Holy Prophet cleared in this month.

History of Dhu-al-Hajjah:

The first ten days of Dhu-al-Hajjah are most important and Muslims are required to perform as many worships as they can. Speak about the greatness of Allah and do charity. Holy Prophet performed his farewell Hajj from 8th of Dhu-al-Hajjah and ended it on the 12th of Dhu al Hajjah. Muslims are required to follow the teachings of Holy Prophet when they go to perform Hajj.

Farewell sermon of Holy Prophet:

Holy Prophet delivered his last sermon in which he explained the summary of teachings of Islam for the last time. His last sermon gained too much importance and is most famous still today.