Islam is an arabic word which means Peace, Submission, Acceptance and Commitment.
A person who accepts Islam is known as a Muslim. A Muslim must lead his life in accordance to the teachings of Islam by following the commandments of Allah (God) that was revealed by the last Prophet Mohammed.
The Prophet Mohammed was born in the year 570 A.C in the city of makkah in Arabia where Islam was born and is now being practiced by Muslims throughout the world.
Many prophets have been sent throughtout history at the time of ignorance and falsehood to guide mankind onto the right path and to spread the message of peace.
Many Prophets that include Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, Moses and Jesus in order to correct the beliefs of mankind.
Prophet mohammed was the final Prophet to whom the final message of Islam and Holy Quran was revealed.