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How to Become Muslim

1. Declaring Faith

Declaring there is only one God and one God alone we worship and Muhammad is God’s messenger.All you have to say to become Muslims is:

“I testify there is no other God but God, and Muhammad is God’s messenger”

2. Daily Prayers

Perform ritual prayers 5 times a day.

3. Charity

Give 2.5% of your income as charity to the poor and needy.

4. Fasting

Practice fasting and self-control between sunrise and sunset during the month of Ramadan. (If you can. If you are sick, have health problems, or are pregnant or too old, you do not have to).

5. Pilgrimage

Take a pilgrimage to Mecca for the ceremony of Hajj at least once in a lifetime (only if you can afford it).

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