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What are the ten Obligatory Acts?

The Ten Obligatory acts are the most important duties that a Shia Muslim has to carry out.


What is the Shahadah?

The Shahadah is a declaration of Faith.


What is Sawm?

Sawm is the act of Fasting in Ramadan,


What is Zakah?

Zakah is the act of donating 2.5% of their wealth to a respectable cause such as a charity.


What is Khums?

Khums is where Muslims donate 20% of their wealth should be donated to other causes. It is important because serving others is part of Islam. It must be paifd annually.


What is Hajj?

Hajj is a pilgrimage that has to be completed at least once in a Muslim's life. It is a pilgrimage to Mecca.


What is Jihad?

Jihad is striving to protect lslam.


Name two celebrations in Islam.

Id ul Adha and Id-ul-fitr.


Why are the ten obligatory acts important?

- They are a way of showing commitment to Islam.
- They enable Shia Muslims to connect with Allah.
- It promotes a better society.
- They are a means for a Shia to be blessed with a good afterlife.


Why is the Shahadah important?

- It is the first pillar of Islam.
- It is a testimony.
- Rewards are promised to those who put Allah first.


Why is the Salah important?

- They can communicate directly with Allah.
- It enables Muslims to improve themselves.
- Muslims believe all prophets of Allah taught their followers about worship.


Why is Sawm important?

- It will help them get close to Allah.
- It helps them appreciate what others go through.
- It can help them become purer.


Why is Zakah important?

- It is a form of worship.
- All acts of charity will be rewarded.


Why is Khums important?

- Serving others is part of the faith.
- It must be paid annually.


Why is Hajj important?

- One of the five pillars of Islam.
- Demonstration of unity within Islam.
- Opportunity for sins to be forgiven.


Why is Jihad important?

- Both were practised by the Prophet Muhammad.
- It teaches about the need to resist evil.
- Allah is pleased with those who aim to improve themselves.