If you’ve ever been told by someone that sharia is just a basic guideline for Muslims, your leg is being pulled.
Sharia isn’t simply praying five times per day and taking the pilgrimage to Mecca.
However, if you want bring facts into the situation, here is a great video.
Historically, Sharia is much more than praying and traveling.
Especially when you’re talking about the punishment for ‘crimes’ committed like apostasy and blasphemy.
Check out Robert Spencer’s video explaining exactly what Sharia is.