The Shiites: The Five Pillars Of Islam

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The major difference is historical. The Shiites did God holy book, the Day of Judgment, and destiny. Both believe in the five Pillars of Islam. Both face the direction of Kaaba when praying. Both could pray in any mosque; regardless the praying leader; is Sunni or Shiite. Both recite the same Qur 'an without single letter difference. Both perform the same hajj rituals side by side. Both follow same Qur 'an and prophet Muhammad teachings and morals. not agree on the elected Caliphs (who followed Prophet Muhammad after his death). They believed that the Caliphs should only be within Prophet Muhammad descendants and family. Accordingly, they were supporting Ali Ibn Abu Talib (Prophet cousin and the husband of his daughter Fatima) to be the

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