Question: Please, illustrate to me the meaning of Islaam!
Answer: Islaam means total submission to Allah (Exalted be He) through belief in His Oneness, and showing subservient and servile obedience to Him. This is the meaning of Islaam. The Arabic root word ‘As-lama’ means to show submission and surrender to someone and obey his commands. Accordingly, Islaam means surrender and submission to Allaah’s Will by means of believing in His Oneness, being devoted to Him, obeying His commandments and abandoning what He has prohibited. Such is Islaam, about which Allaah (Exalted be He) says: Truly, the religion with Allaah is Islaam. Besides, a Muslims are thus called as they show complete submission to Allah and obey Him, abiding by His Commandments and refraining from what He has prohibited… read more here.