Islamic concepts

Muslim, Muslimah — practising Muslim

مُسلِم مُسلِمُون مُسلِمَة مُسلِمَات
noun masc. fem.
sing. pl. sing. pl.
romanization muslim muslimūn muslimah muslimāt
pronunciation ˈmʊslɪm ˈmʊslɪmuun ˈmʊslɪmah ˈmʊslɪmææt

A Muslim or Muslimah is literally somebody who yields to Allāh in their actions.

We are limited human beings. We can’t know and do everything. There’s a point where every person must simply let go of their ego and gently yield to the Greater Power that shapes our lives. When you make peace with this and act upon it, you’re a Muslim.

not neglecting what is mandatory, keeping within the bounds set by the Divine, and following the Sunnah as much as possible.

And who is better in speech than he who [says: "My Lord is Allah (believes in His Oneness)," and then stands straight (acts upon His Order), and] invites (men) to Allah's (Islamic Monotheism), and does righteous deeds, and says: "I am one of the Muslims." 41:33

In 2010, there were about 1,600,000,000 Muslims across the world. That’s nearly one quarter of the planet!

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