The name of the religion is Islam, the Arabic root of a word for “peace” and is “submission”. Islam teaches that you can only find peace in Better Life by submitting to Almighty God (Allah) in heart, soul and deed. The same Arabic root word gives us “Salaam alaykum” (“Peace be with you”), the universal Muslim greeting. Islam is peace for all muslim & non muslim in the World.
The wholesale conversion to Islam of the population of what was becoming to Bangladesh in the thirteenth century and continued for hundreds of years. The conversion was usually collective rather than individual, although some became Hindus, the untouchables, or which was often ostracized for any reason Muslims. Islamic egalitarianism, especially the ideals of equality, brotherhood and social justice, attracted numerous Buddhists and lower caste Hindus. Missionaries and Muslim mystics were, some of whom later as Saints (commonly known as RIP in Bangladesh), and as wandering through villages and towns were, for many conversions.
Most are Sunni Muslims in Bangladesh, but there is a small Shia community. The majority Shiites, who live in urban areas. Although these Shias are few in number, which is Shiite observance commemorating the martyrdom of the sons of Ali, Hassan and Hussein, largely observed by the nation’s Sunnis.
- Daily Better Life For a Muslim:
Although they are often seen as a radical or extreme religion, Muslims believe that Islam is the middle way. Muslims do not live life with complete disregard for God or religious matters, but not forgotten in the world to focus exclusively on worship and prayer. Muslims strike a balance by fulfilling the obligations and enjoy this life style, but always aware of their duty to God and others.
*Relations with non-Muslims
*Care of children and elderly
* Racism and prejudice
* Morals and manners
* Business ethics
* Modesty in dress and behavior
- The basic beliefs of Muslims fall into six main categories, which are known as the “Articles of Faith”:
- Faith in the unity of God
- Faith in prophets
- Faith in angels
- Faith in destiny/divine decree
- Faith in an afterlife
- Faith in books of revelation