What is Islam?
(in Arabic) means submission to the will of Allâh and obedience to His law. Everything and
every phenomenon in the world, other than man is administrated totally by
laws. Hence, they are obedient and submissive to His laws i.e. they are in
the state of Islâm.
is derived from the Arabic root “Sa-li-ma”
that means: peace, purity, submission and obedience.|
possesses the inherent qualities of intelligence and choice, thus he is invited
to submit to the good will of Allâh
and obey His law i.e. become a Muslim.
the good will of Allâh, together with obedience to His
beneficial law i.e. becoming a Muslim, is the best safeguard for man’s
peace and harmony.
In this sense,
is the common message conveyed to Adam and to all Allâh’s Prophets and Messengers, including
Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad.
In its final
form revealed to Allâh’s
last Messenger Muhammed, the message has been restored, completed
The word “Allâh”
in the Arabic Language means God, or more accurately: The One and Only
Eternal God, Creator of the Universe, Lord of all lords, King of all kings,
Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. The word Allâh to mean God: is also used by
Arabic-speaking Jews and Christians as well.