Islamic Society of Central Pennsylvania (ISCP) began as a small prayer area in a rented apartment in 1982.The Masjid is the central point around which many community and student activities revolve. We work closely with the Muslim Student Association (MSA) to serve the Muslim student community at the Pennsylvania State University (PSU).
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Names of Allah
And to Allah belong the best names, so invoke Him by them
PILLARS OF ISLAM
Profession of Faith (shahada)
Shahadah, profession of faith, is the first pillar of Islam. Muslims bear witness to the oneness of God by reciting the creed "There is no God but God and Muhammad is the Messenger of God." ....
Salah, prayer, is the second pillar. The Islamic faith is based on the belief that individuals have a direct relationship with God. The world's Muslims turn individually and collectively to Makkah, Islam's holi ........
Zakat, almsgiving, is the third pillar. Social responsibility is considered part of one's service to God; the obligatory act of zakat enshrines this duty. Zakat prescribes payment of fixed proportions of a Muslim's ....
Sawm, fasting during the holy month of Ramadan, is the fourth pillar of Islam. Ordained in the Holy Qur'an, the fast is an act of deep personal worship in which Muslims seek a richer perception of God. .......
Hajj, the pilgrimage to Makkah, is the fifth pillar and the most significant manifestation of Islamic faith and unity in the world. For those Muslims who are physically and financially .........
Live Chars about Islam
What is the meaning of life? Why are we here? What happens to us after death? Is it enough to have fun, make money, & live a comfortable life? Or is there some higher purpose we should be concerned about? If you are like most people, you may have pondered these timeless questions. The clock is ticking… Find out your purpose in life before it’s too late.
مَا أَنْفَقْتُمْ مِنْ شَيْءٍ فَهُوَ يُخْلِفُهُ وَهُوَ خَيْرُ الرَّازِقِينَ
whatsoever you spend of anything (in Allah’s cause), He will replace it. And He is the Best of providers. (34:39).
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