Hate and Pity
Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,
As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
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I really feel petty on people like u who just not follow anyone and live their lives just as those animals who does not no why they have been born in this world ,what to do here and which religion to follow.U r worst then those animals. I have petty on u and ur family that u r from a momen's family but u worst then a kafir.I think the other muslims r better then u who does'not do what they say but still follow someone. Okay now stop writing ur fake name and if u think u r write give ur real name and ur adress.Then I will give answers of ur each question.
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Hate and Pity
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and who-ever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
We appreciate your concern of pity for our state in Islam, and would like to address your anxiety at our state by saying that instead of following just anyone, we have chosen to follow the guidance of the Holy Quran, and the guidance of the Last and Final Messenger sent by Allah, Mohamed ar Rasool Allah (saws). Thus whoever follows the guidance of Allah and His Messenger (saws), we consider them our brothers in our faith of Islam. And whoever follows anyone else, without referring to the guidance of Allah and His Messenger (saws), we have chosen to abandon their teachings, and follow only Allah and His Messenger (saws).
Allah and His Messenger (saws) have explicitly answered all the concerns that you have raised in their guidance and we, as believers, believe every word of Allah and His Messenger (saws), and only look towards them as our Guides. And these two valuable sources of knowledge, do not leave the questions that you have asked unanswered, and we will try to address each of your questions with an answer from the Glorious Quran.
Your comment: Why are we born into this world?
Allah says in the Holy Quran in Chapter 67 Surah Al Mulk verse 2:He (Allah) created death and life that He may test you, to see which of you is the best in deeds.
If you really want to have pity, then you should have pity for those people who think they are born in this world to mourn and wail and beat themselves over the incidents of the History of the Muslims! Or for those people who think that Paradise is their God-given right if they obey, follow and bow down in sajdah to set group of people and their royal families!
Your comment: What to do here?
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 51 Surah Dhariyat verse 56:I have not created the jinn and men except for this that they should worship Me Alone.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 3 Surah Ale Imran verse 110:You (muslims) are the best community which has been raised for the guidance of mankind. You enjoin what is right, and forbid what is evil and you all believe in Allah Alone.
I have not yet come across an aayah in the Quran, that our mission in this worldly life is celebrate the birthdays and mourn the death-days of every noble soul who has passed away? And travel long distances to every tomb and every shrine and every grave to pay our respects, and invoke the names of these people standing, sitting and lying down! If you have come across such an aayah, please do let us know!
Your comment: What religion to follow?
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 3 Surah Ale-Imran verse 19:Indeed, Islam in the ONLY right way of life in the sight of Allah.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 3 Surah Ale-Imran verse 85:And whoever adopts any other than this way of Islam, that way shall not be accepted from him and in the Hereafter, he shall be among the losers.
There is not an aayah in the Quran which says that Allah has made the Dawoodi Bohra way the only right way to follow! There is not an iota of evidence in the Holy Quran that the right deen will be based upon a selective succession from the noble descendants of the Prophet, and then the 21st descendant will go into hiding at the age of four, and transfer this kingdom to a woman, who will then transfer it to a Dai, and then the dais will correspond with the descendants of the four-year old imaam through ilhaam or dreams! My beloved brother, Islam is based on the perfect and absolute Wisdom and Knowledge of our Creator, Allah Subhanah; not some mythological and fantastic story of a vanishing four year old child!!
Your comment: Who to follow in Islam?
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 33 Surah Ahzab verse 21:There is indeed the best model for you to follow, in the Messenger of Allah, for every such person who looks forward to Allah and the Last Day, and remembers Allah much.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 3 Surah Ale Imran verse 31-32:O Prophet, tell the people, If you sincerely love Allah, follow me. Then Allah will love you and forgive you your sins, for He is All Forgiving, All Merciful. Also say to them, Obey Allah and His Messenger. And if, in spite of this, they do not accept your invitation, warn them that Allah does not love those, who refuse to obey Him and His Messenger.
Allah says in the Holy Quran in Chapter 7 Surah Al-Araaf verse 157:So, now Mercy has been assigned to those who follow this Messenger, the unlettered Prophet, whose mention they shall find in the Torah and the Gospel. He (Mohamed(saws)) enjoins them to do good and forbids them for evil. He makes pure things halaal for them and impure things haraam. He relieves them of their burdens and frees them from the shackles that they bound themselves with (of customs and pagan rituals).
Allah has commanded in the Quran that every such person, who believes in Allah and the Last Day, must follow the Last Messenger of Allah (saws). Now if some sect chooses to follow any other person other than the Messenger of Allah (saws), then either he does not believe in the Quran, or he does not truly believe in Allah and the Last Day!
The truth is brother, these leaders have first and foremost taken out the guidance and understanding of the Holy Quran from their followers lives! They have convinced you that the Quran is impossible to understand, and each aayah of the Quran has 10 esoteric meanings each, and that the Quran can never be understood by the common believers! Only they and their families have been chosen by Allah to understand the Quran! If you really want to have pity, please have on those people who have bought and adopted this belief! They have made their followers follow the History of Islam, rather than Allah and His Messenger (saws)! They have made their followers invoke, worship and bow down in sajdah to human beings and graves; rather than invoking, worshipping and bowing down in sajdah to their Lord and Creator Alone! They have made their followers abde-syedna (slaves of syedna), rather than guide them to become Abd-Allah (slaves of Allah)! If you really want to have pity on someone, please have it on those people who are emotionally and religiously coerced to pay their hard-earned money to these unscrupulous leaders for being their slaves! If you really want to have pity on someone, please have it on those people who have been made spiritually and financially bankrupt by these self-made holy men, who have created a whole well oiled machinery to mis-guide people from the True faith of Islam!
Allah has warned us about such holy men and priests, who devour the wealth of others for themselves, who conceal the Revelations of Allah, and who debar the people from the Straight Path of Islam.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Al-Baqarah verse 174:Indeed those, who conceal the commands that Allah has sent down in His Book and barter them away for paltry worldly gains, fill their bellies with fire. Allah will not speak to them on the Day of Resurrection, nor will He regard them as pure and there is a painful torment for them!
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 9 Surah Taubah verses 34-35:O you who believe! There are indeed many among the priests and the holy men who devour the wealth of others by evil means, and debar the people from the Way of Allah. Give them the good news of a painful torment, who hoard up gold and silver and do not expend these in the Way of Allah. The Day shall surely come when the same gold and silver shall be heated in the fire of Hell, and with it will be branded their foreheads, their bodies and their backs. (And it will be said): Here is that treasure you had hoarded up for yourselves! Taste now the evil of your hoarded treasure!
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 9 Surah Taubah verse 31:They have made their scholars and their monks as their rabbs besides Allah!
Please read the below aayahs of the Glorious Quran and see for yourself, how Allah describes the pitiful state in the Hereafter of those who obeyed and blindly followed their self-made leaders in this world; and all along they thought that these self-proclaimed holy men were guiding them to the Right Path!
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 33 Surah Ahzab verse 66-68:On the Day their faces are rolled about on the Fire, they will say, Would that we had obeyed Allah and His Messenger! And they will say, O our Lord, we obeyed our CHIEFS and our GREAT MEN, and they led us astray from the Right Path. O our Lord, give them a double chastisement and curse them severely.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 25 Surah Furqan verses 26-30:The Real Kingdom on that Day will belong only to the Merciful. And it will be a very hard Day for the disbelievers. The unjust man will bite at his hand and say, Would that I had stood by the Messenger! Oh, woe to me! Would that I had not chosen so and so for a friend! For it was he, who had deluded me to reject the Admonition which had come to me. Shaitaan has proved indeed very treacherous to man. And the Messenger will say, O my Lord, my people had made this Quran the object of their ridicule.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 18 Surah Kahf verses 103-106:Tell them (O Mohamed), Should We tell you who are the most unsuccessful people and miserable failures in regard to their deeds? They are those, all whose endeavors in the worldly life, had gone astray from the Right Way, but all along they were under the delusion that everything they were doing, was rightly directed! Those are the people who rejected the Revelations of their Lord and did not believe that they would ever go before Him. Therefore all their deeds were lost, for We shall assign no weight to them on the Day of Resurrection. Their recompense is Hell for the disbelief they showed, and for the mockery they adopted in regard to My Aayahs and My Messengers!
Your Comment: I really feel petty on people like u who just not follow anyone and live their lives just as those animals who does not no why they have been born in this world ,what to do here and which religion to follow.U r worst then those animals.
Both of us agree that the Glorious Quran are the very words of Allah, and both of us believe that Allah, in His Sublime Mercy revealed this Book for our guidance. Why dont we let Allahs words in the Quran decide who amongst the human beings does Allah consider worse than animals?
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verse 170-171:When it is said to them, Follow the Commands that Allah has sent down, they reply, We will follow only what we found our forefathers practicing. Well, will they go on following their forefathers even though they did not use common sense and did not find the Right Way! The mental condition of those who rejected the way of Allah may be likened to that of the cattle whom the shepherd calls but they hear nothing except the sound of shouts and cries. They are deaf, they are dumb, they are blind; therefore they do not understand anything.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 7 Surah Aaraaf verse 179:And that fact is that there are many jinns and human beings whom We have created (as if) for Hell! They have hearts, but they do not think with them! They have eyes, but they do not see with them! They have ears, but they do not hear with them! They are like animals! Nay! Even worse! For they are the people who have become utterly heedless (of Our warnings)!
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 47 Surah Mohamed verses 11-12:This is because Allah is the Moula (Helper) of the believers, and the disbelievers have no moula at all! Allah shall admit those who have believed and done good deeds into Gardens underneath which canals flow. As for the disbelievers, they are only enjoying the temporary life of this world, and eating as the animals eat, and their final abode is Hell!
It is clearly evident from the above aayahs of the Glorious Quran, that those who insist on blindly following their forefathers deen(way of life) and refuse to follow the Revelations of Allah, and those who act like they are deaf, dumb and blind when the Revelations of Allah are recited and explained to them; are the ones who are like animals! Nay! Even worse!
There are more than 6,600 aayahs in the Holy Quran. I humbly urge you to give me only one aayah which can be taken as evidence for your belief in your self-made syedna and his royal family! Just one aayah that the Dawoodi Bohra deen is the Right Path! Just one aayah which will justify that we have to follow unconditionally whatever is said by this syedna and his royal family! Just one aayah! I hope that is not too much to ask for one who wishes to be guided aright!
And if you cannot produce the aayah as evidence; and you will never be able to produce an aayah confirming your beliefs ; bear witness with us that there is no one worthy of invocation and worship except the One Lord Allah Alone, and bear witness that Mohamed ar-Rasool Allah (saws) is His Last and Final Messenger; and bear witness that the Holy Quran is the ONLY book of guidance for the muslims until the end of time! And bear witness that we are muslims who have surrendered our will to that of our Creator! And bear witness that we invited you to read and understand and ponder over the Glorious Quran; but you rejected our invitation because some self-made moula told you that the Quran is not for you to understand!
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 17 Surah Bani Israel verse 81:And declare, The Truth has come and falsehood has vanished. And falsehood is a thing that must by its nature, vanish!
Your Comment: Okay now stop writing ur fake name and if u think u r write give ur real name and ur adress.Then I will give answers of ur each question.
What do I need to do to convince you that Burhan-uddeen (meaning giving proof or evidence for the deen) is my real name. Would you consider a copy of my passport or my driving license as good evidence? You tell me, and I will forward it to you! I dont need to lie about anything, for I write nothing but the Truth from the Holy Quran! I fear no one, except My Lord and My Creator Alone; for He Alone deserves to be feared! We, as muslims, are commanded by Allah and His Messenger (saws) not to lie and always speak the Truth! And the truth is that my name is indeed as mentioned! The irony is that this name was given to me by your very syedna! Subhan Allah!
My full name is Burhan-uddeen Mohamed, and my address is P.O. Box 3002, Bahrain. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your brother and well wisher in Islam,