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The beauty of Islam

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This old video is of a pakistani man teaching an Arab boy wearing a sindhi cap in America how to recite the Quran like a Burmese man who was an imam in medina . This is the diversity of Islam ,
Very beautiful馃挄
If you are wondering what is the boy reciting he is reciting chapter 35 of the Quran.

[b]Here is a link to read the chapter in English :

https://quran.com/fatir[/b]
CarazaaF
鉂わ笍 Muslims are leaving their countries and coming to Jesus and immigrating to the Christian countries.

Jesus The Prince of Peace, who says love your enemies and pray for those who despitefully use you, he took the worlds sin on his own shoulders and died for us so we can have forgiveness and enter heaven when he comes.

The Christian countries have been the happiest for 1000 years and God has blessed us so much. Our governments have been so caring, so now all the Muslim people and the catholic and the Buddist people are leaving their countries because they are poor and are not happy in their countries.

Everyone wants to live in the Christien countries. And they are bringing their fighting with them. Jesus is peaceful, Christian husbands love their wives, Christian countries love their citizens and treat them loving regardless of their sins. Because we are all sinners!

Peace, I give to you! Jesus is coming back to judge the living and the dead in our generation. Only those who have had their sins forgiven can enter heaven. Only one God visited us and took the world sins on his own shoulders. His name is Jesus, my Lord! May you find him! 馃
Amish18-21, M
@markansas That's interesting. May I ask why did you choose atheism? considering the aspect you mentioned about hope. I am a Hindu and we follow a different belief system altogether. Out belief may have close similarity to Buddhism and Jainism. I too like chatting with you.
I do agree with you that this post owner has been kind. Normally I see when it comes to religious discussion, it is more about pushing their belief on others. Here I see a healthy interaction. Also I do not want to be rigid with what I believe. I am open to learn from others.
markansas61-69, M
@Amish that question i will have to think on a bit.. i think i lost it slowly a bit at a time.. and yes it makes me sad . however it is what it is.. when talking about that i try to avoid it for i do not want to change someones view . that would be harmful in so many ways.. my mantra is DO NO HARM and that means caring for others and being careful in what you do. looking to see if i do this what will happen to her or him and that is going down a large rabbit hole there,. i do study Buddhism and enjoy it very much .. he was not a god ..he taught a way of life. in this i do find a bit of peace and hope... grin. edited i do hope this explains me a bit.. look at my whiteboard
[media=https://youtu.be/lLY76-NBBxQ]Life Beyond Knowledge | Shi Heng Yi
Amish18-21, M
@markansas Thank you Mark. You follow a very good philosophy in life. That's more important.
HatterM46-50, M
I guess it's touching that you have such faith in humanity that you share the love of your faith so openly in this forum, which isn't exactly known for its morals or values, bless you.
markansas61-69, M
i try to never step into your post to argue .. however if ya say its ok.. i will .. and i will not be nice.. mark
[media=https://youtu.be/yZDSYqD5JJg]This Dua is for Enemies, Tyrant Bully And Evil People Insha Allah
MartinTheFirst22-25, M
@markansas "Destroy Enemies" how typical 馃ぃ
markansas61-69, M
@MartinTheFirst you did not listen to it.. it was a prayer for protection from tyrant bullies and evil people..
oh lord . help me against the people who make mischief.. which is what you are doing.. right now.. that is not a christian way either. mark ..
no response is needed or will be replied too..
Amish18-21, M
Thanks for sharing. I read the chapter 35 and I have few questions.

35:13-14
All authority belongs to Him. But those 斯idols撕 you invoke besides Him do not possess even the skin of a date stone.
If you call upon them, they cannot hear your calls. And if they were to hear, they could not respond to you. On the Day of Judgment they will disown your worship 斯of them撕. And no one can inform you 斯O Prophet撕 like the All-Knowledgeable.


In this verses Idol worship is being discussed and is mentioned as wrong. I have to let you know that this is a spiritual practice for many people including mine. The reason mentioned in the chapter is that Idols cannot hear and respond. Can't this just be a wrong assumption? Idols are a symbolic means to focus and connect with God. Few are are comfortable with this and few connect directly in their mind.

Why should it matter to any God if people follow different means of connection as long as goodness is prevailed?
@Amish
Dear Amish, I hope you are doing well.
Unfortunately , almost all of the people
Who have visited this post of mine only did so because they saw the word Islam in the title so they hurried to bash and insult it and mentioning irrelevant topics like Taliban.
You are one of the only few people who have actually made a comment relevant to the content of this post (which is the Quran or more specifically chapter 35 of the Quran) and that speaks volumes about your intentions and your mindset .
So thank you for that.

As for the answer to your question,
We were created to worship God alone.
The connection is directly between us and him .
So when you go and worship idols and not God that is a big problem especially when you received a message from him telling you to worship him alone .
Also the message does not only inform you of who God is
But how to worship him
And what are the commandments etc..

And indeed idols you create them with your own hands
So
How can they hear you or talk to you or anything ?
Pagan Arabs used to make idols with dates then When they鈥檇 get hungry they鈥檇 eat them
What kind of God is that?

Have a good day sir
Amish18-21, M
@Islamreligion Thank you ma'am. I have to admit that I couldn't subscribe to everything that you have said. It could well be because of an attempt from my side to try and defend what is already been taught by my culture. But I respect your views because in your reply I could find respect for my feelings. I am not known to be very nice and I had arguments with many people here particularly Christians. I felt like they were disresprecting my beliefs and it hurted my ego and I tried to reciprocate. Possibly it could be because either I was unable to comprehend their views or they were too pushy. Whatever it is it was not helping me in anyways except building negativity in my mind. Let me clear those negative thoughts from my mind and focus on this post alone.

I must admit that your answers had infact challenged my thinking. I had mentioned about the theme of symbolic representation but that is just theory that I made up in my mind as a defence to something that challenge my belief and not taken from any of our scriptures. So honestly I don't have an exact answer to your pointed question.
I am interested to know more though if it doesn't trouble you much.

I never heard about Pagan Arabs making Idols of dates before. Were they part of the eastern philosophical background?
You mentioned about the commandments of God that prohibit Idol worship. Are they same as the ones that Christians follow ?
Also are these commandments specific to any region or time. Or they apply universally. Could it be just that the prophet was more concerned about worshipping something symbolically and at the same time eating it when hungry thereby disrespecting God?
You too have a very good day.
markansas61-69, M
WORLD RELIGION DAY

Every year on the third Sunday in January, people from all cultures and backgrounds come together World Religion Day. The day celebrates the commonality of the major faiths of the world.
It may surprise you to know that there are over 4,000 recognized religions in the world. These religions consist of churches, congregations, faith groups, tribes, cultures, and movements. Even though there are so many, three-quarters of the world鈥檚 population practice one of the five major religions. These include:

Buddhism
Christianity
Hinduism
Islam
Judaism
most religions have their own version of the 鈥淕olden Rule.鈥 This is the belief that it is good to treat others as you want to be treated. Along with finding common ground, this day seeks to promote inter-faith understanding and harmony.
https://nationaldaycalendar.com/world-religion-day-third-sunday-in-january/
Max4126-30, M
@markansas This is a fraud day . It should be celebrated on Wednesday .
markansas61-69, M
The 27-year-old man who gave up his shoes was tracked down by Canada's QMI Agency but declined to be identified, stating that according to his Islamic faith charitable acts should be anonymous. He revealed: 鈥淚 felt bad for the guy. He was wearing plastic hairnets on his feet.
[media=https://youtu.be/VF0cILu2fjg]A Muslim man gave a barefoot stranger his shoes then walked home
markansas61-69, M
[media=https://youtu.be/eq1mTa-nZD8]The Story of Jesus (Eesa, peace be upon him) - Mufti Menk
Heavenlywarrior31-35, M
@markansas I鈥檓 not Jewish but have looked up the Hebrew word
Heavenlywarrior31-35, M
@Islamreligion great share鈥 I deeply agree鈥 I use the name鈥 Yeshua鈥 in English being 鈥 Joshua. Jeshua.

The Ish鈥 sound. I am following is important it is found in many cultures.


seeing the correlation with 鈥 eesh鈥.or even Esu鈥. Of the Yoruba culture鈥 the energies are very similar鈥

The God of the Crossroads or Inner Man.
Amish18-21, M
@markansas Thanks for sharing this.
MartinTheFirst22-25, M
He is teaching a boy to sing which is always nice to see, but what are they singing about? a false religion? That makes it not beautiful.
@MartinTheFirst
It鈥檚 not singing, It鈥檚 called 鈥渞eciting.鈥
Reading the Quran with tajweed rules.
Believe me , songs in Arabic and Quran recitation you can tell them apart easily especially as an Arabic native speaker.
And if you think Islam is a false religion then that is your opinion
For me and the people in that video we believe it鈥檚 the true religion and that those words are sent down from God.
What is ironic is that one of the verses that this boy recited is as follows
35 : 4

{
And if they deny you, [O Muhammad] - already were messengers denied before you. And to Allah are returned [all] matters.
}

Have a good day.
MartinTheFirst22-25, M
@Islamreligion Well that's interesting but it's still singing in our culture.
Max4126-30, M
The beauty of islam is shown by saudis .
@TheWildEcho
I know Jesus loves me because he is my prophet. All Muslims know that Jesus loves them and we love him back. We also love Mohammed moses etc and know they love us back.
As for

鈥 people are being killed in Saudi by beheading simply for leaving Islam and accepting Jesus as their lord and Saviour鈥

a lot of muslim majority countries have freedom of religion and have Christians as citizens too .
As for Saudi Arabia , you need to be a Muslim to be a citizen however, non Muslim non saudis are more then welcome to visit or even work in saudi .
Plus ,
I have never heard of someone actually getting killed in saudi for specifically being Christian .
Moreover ,
my post is not about Saudi Arabia
So what does Saudi Arabia got to do with me?
It鈥檚 like I go to you and talk about the crusaders who have a long history of enforcing Christianity by the sword
TheWildEcho56-60, M
@Islamreligion why mention an event that happened years ago and not accept what is happening now with Christians facing horrendous persecution in muslim countries, try googling Christians being persecuted if you don't believe me
@TheWildEcho
鈥淓vent 鈥 ? Im speaking about
Hundreds and hundreds of years of history ! of Christian bloodshed and forced conversions across the globe.
Yet I don鈥檛 go to a Christian and say 鈥渢his is what your religion tells you 鈥
In reality ,
Some Muslims oppress Christians and some Christians oppress Muslims .
This Was and still exists.
They are two faces of the same coin and both equally exist. This
Doesn鈥檛 mean that this is what Islam or Christianity teach it鈥檚 rather what certain people and groups decide to do.
Kkk crimes are on going
The lords Resistance army in Africa still commits crime
And individuals like that man who shot ppl at a mosque in New Zealand killing Muslims few years ago
Are not the only examples of religiously/racially motivated people who attacked /attack Muslims .
So yes Christian persecution exists
but Muslim persecution also exists.
markansas61-69, M
here is another one by him.. he is gentle.
[media=https://youtu.be/zpekWGTW4rY]good to see ya again.. mark
@markansas
It鈥檚 been a while mark I hope you have been well.
Thank you it鈥檚 adorable!
It reminded me of my own childhood
Heavenlywarrior31-35, M
I do admire how disciplined the Islamic faith is in contrast to Christianity 鈥

Just certain things鈥 the whole picture is what truly matters.
Heavenlywarrior31-35, M
@Mathers one things for sure is鈥. What鈥檚 clean is clean and what鈥檚 unclean is unclean.

Unless it鈥檚 washed using water and Faith.

This stands the test of time. No religion can deny this, or way of life鈥 not even Nature.
@Heavenlywarrior
It is refreshing to see a pleasant comment coming from a Christian for once.
All of the other comments so far were unfortunately very hateful.
Anyways ,
I am not sure what you meant by your comment but the Quran is the only religious book on earth that is fully memorized in its original language letter by letter by millions of people around the globe.
In other words , the Quran is the only religious book that can be reproduced in a matter of moments if all religious texts were burned without any kind of alternations.
I hope you do dedicate time to study the Quran.

Have a good day sir
Heavenlywarrior31-35, M
@Islamreligion not Christian . I was at once but don鈥檛 do any religion it鈥檚 more of bloodline and high vibrations.
Matt8536-40, M
My friend used to get beaten with a rug beater thing at Mosque if he was chatting when he was supposed to be reading.
@Matt85
That is unfortunate to hear.
As Prophet Mohammed never hit a woman a child or anyone .

鈥淭he Messenger of Allah (may Allah鈥檚 peace and blessings be upon him) never struck anything with his hand, neither a woman nor a servant
鈥 sahih Muslim.

Furthermore , When allah mentioned 鈥渢eaching the Quran 鈥 in the Quran he related it to his name the merciful.
55:1-2:
{
The Most Merciful
Taught the Qur'an}

Have a good day matt
Mathers61-69
You can also see the way women are treated in Iran
Mathers61-69
You might see the way Christians are treated in Pakistan@Islamreligion
TheWildEcho56-60, M
@Mathers and a lot of other countries with a large Muslim following
@Mathers
Christians are persecuted
And Muslims are persecuted
Wether in the past or modern day
Two faces of the same coin.
It鈥檚 a vaque claim you are making against Islam because it flies back at you.
And
I have actually answered this as a reply to 鈥渢he wild echo鈥 down somewhere so please go find and read.it
lastly ,
I discuss Islam using the scripture and Mohammed鈥檚 biography .
If you are interested I am here to discuss.
Otherwise it鈥檚 all a faulty argument to me.

 
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