In the Islamic belief, is spirituality more important than religion?

In the Islamic belief, is spirituality more important than religion?
For example, could you fulfill your purpose on earth and make it to heaven by belief, without ever going through the day to day “religious” acts? Is there an act of faith that signifies being tied to Islam?

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Answer by gertystorrud
“Islam” is Counterfeit!! Jesus IS “THE WAY”! period! <')))><

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4 Responses to “In the Islamic belief, is spirituality more important than religion?”

  • NikixxNightingale says:

    Oh btw gerty… As much as I’m against Islam, it was around long before Christianity.

  • history09478 says:

    As a Muslim, you MUST perform the 5 pillars of Islam which are the framework of the Muslim life. They are the testimony of faith, prayer, giving zakat (support of the needy), fasting during the month of Ramadan, and the pilgrimage to Makkah once in a lifetime for those who are able.

    1) The Testimony of Faith:
    The testimony of faith is saying with conviction, “La ilaha illa Allah, Muhammadur rasoolu Allah.” This saying means “There is no true god (deity) but God (Allah),1 and Muhammad is the Messenger (Prophet) of God.” The first part, “There is no true god but God,” means that none has the right to be worshipped but God alone, and that God has neither partner nor son. This testimony of faith is called the Shahada, a simple formula which should be said with conviction in order to convert to Islam.

    2) Prayer:
    Muslims perform five prayers a day. Each prayer does not take more than a few minutes to perform. Prayer in Islam is a direct link between the worshipper and God. There are no intermediaries between God and the worshipper. In prayer, a person feels inner happiness, peace, and comfort, and that God is pleased with him or her. Prayers are performed at dawn, noon, mid-afternoon, sunset, and night.

    3) Giving Zakat (Support of the Needy):
    All things belong to God, and wealth is therefore held by human beings in trust. The original meaning of the word zakat is both ‘purification’ and ‘growth.’ Giving zakat means ‘giving a specified percentage on certain properties to certain classes of needy people.’ The percentage which is due on gold, silver, and cash funds that have reached the amount of about 85 grams of gold and held in possession for one lunar year is two and a half percent. Our possessions are purified by setting aside a small portion for those in need, and, like the pruning of plants, this cutting back balances and encourages new growth.

    4) Fasting the Month of Ramadan:
    Every year in the month of Ramadan,4 all Muslims fast from dawn until sundown, abstaining from food, drink, and sexual relations.

    Although the fast is beneficial to health, it is regarded principally as a method of spiritual self-purification. By cutting oneself off from worldly comforts, even for a short time, a fasting person gains true sympathy with those who go hungry, as well as growth in his or her spiritual life.

    5) The Pilgrimage to Makkah:
    The annual pilgrimage (Hajj) to Makkah is an obligation once in a lifetime for those who are physically and financially able to perform it. About two million people go to Makkah each year from every corner of the globe. Although Makkah is always filled with visitors, the annual Hajj is performed in the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar. Male pilgrims wear special simple clothes which disguise distinctions of class and culture so that all stand equal before God.

  • Y says:

    Both go together….Yes one may believe in God, but one must practice this in way that it is manifested in the body as well as the heart….In Islam, all you limbs whould also perform this submission in the form of prayer i.e prostration as well as other acts of worship.

  • Acerbic Me 4r u says:

    both go
    side by side

    that is

    simultaneously

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