The five pillars are the basic building blocks of Islam and they are: Testifying that there is no deity worthy of worship except Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, establishing the salah (prayer), paying the zakat (obligatory charity), making the hajj (pilgrimage) to the House, ...
Say, for example, that I desperately need to build a house and to do this I am accumulating money. Say after 1 year I have accumulated 10K dollars but that still wont solve my purpose and the expense ...
If a Muslim's parents are Muslims but they don't pray, and they don't want him to pray at mosque, and they want him to pray at home although the mosque is near home .
If a Muslim used not to pray and after a while he started praying and never left a prayer, do he need to pray all prayers he left before or Allah "Subhanahu wa Ta'ala" will forgive him ?
What is the importance of these five pillars? What happens if one of them is missing in someone's practice? I understand that each of these five ibadats/pillars actually exist in Islam, but why do ...