The Five Pillars of Islam Date November 5, 2020 Posted By IslamWise Categories Islamic Knowledge Islam has a foundational 5 pillars.In this series, Sheikh Abu Usamah will walk you through each of these pillars to help give a clear understanding of each of the pillars. The 5 pillars – Introduction 1 – Shahadah The first pillar of Islam – Shahadah. Shahadah is the testimony of faith. For a more detailed explanation and to find out the conditions of Shahadah then please do watch our series by Sheikh Navaid Aziz HERE. 2 – Salah The second pillar of Islam – Salah.Salah is prayer which is offered five times a day at dawn, noon, mid-afternoon, sunset and evening. 3 – Zakah In this video Sheikh Abu Usamah talks about the third pillar of Islam – Zakah.Zakah is the obligatory act upon all applicable Muslims to donate a percentage of their profitable wealth to those in need. 4 – Fasting The fourth pillar of Islam – Fasting.Fasting/Sawm is the act of abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset during the month of Ramadan. 5 – Hajj The fifth pillar of Islam – Hajj.Hajj is a pilgrimage made to Makkah where a number of rituals are to be made.Every adult Muslim must undertake the pilgrimage at least the once in their lives if they can afford it and are physically able.