The 5 pillars of Islam are the basic guidelines to being a Muslim. As a practicing Muslim the pillars are tasks required upon you. The 5 pillars are "Tawheed" which is proclaiming that there is only one god, "Salat" which is daily supplication or prayers, "zakat" which is giving to charity and helping the less fortunate, "Siyam" which is fasting and "Hajj". Hajj is making the PILGRIMAGE at least once is your lifetime.
And establish prayer and give zakah and bow with those who bow [in worship and obedience]. Surah (2) Aya (43)