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Why Hindus are conspicously absent in Quran?

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in response to reader comment: To s.Kanhanna

Submitted by Kanhanna (India), Jul 4, 2007 at 14:23

Why is Hinduism conspicuously absent in Quran?

I asked Mr.Nabil:

Is Quran a contemporary text or a whole time text for the entire human being?

Nabil wrote: The Qur'an is an affirmation of what had been revealed before it in other religions all across the world, not just in ancient Israel.

# I ask again:

Did Quran affirm Hinduism and Buddhism or the least refuted them?

Are there clear verses in Quran with reference to Hinduism either positively or negatively? How comes Thourat and Injeel (Bible) alone got a wider attention in the Quran and the other previous existing religions were deliberately left out?

We find Quran disciplining Christians and Jews for their erroneous beliefs in open verses:

4:172-Jesus is only an apostle (not the son of God as Christians believe)

18:05-Christ's Birth is a monstrous blasphemy.

18;3-4-Admonish who say that Allah had begotten a son (Christ).

4:157-Jesus was not crucified

9:30-Curse on the Christians who say Jesus is the son of God.

When Allah denied Jesus' godhood as utter blasphemy, could he not have denied Krishna's godhood as well (if Quran was supposed to be the whole time text of mankind)?

In fact Jesus asserted his Godhood in a very lighter vein in the Bible where as Krishna has vigorously affirmed his Godhood in "Bagvadh Geetha"

• Foolish men without an understanding of My higher nature as the supreme Lord of all that exists, disregard Me manifested in the human body(9: 11)

• Though I am birth less and deathless, and Lord of all beings as well, yet I take birth by my inherent mysterious power-atmamayaya (4, 6).

• Krishna is the creator of creator. (11/37)

• Of all beings, I (Krishna) am the seed whatever exists in the world. (10/39)

• I am the origin and the dissolution of this entire world. (7/6)

• I am the Beginning, middle and the end. (10/20)

• There is no being higher than me. (7/7)

• To this world, I am the father, mother and the grand sire. (9/17)

• Those who teach Geetha will go to God, and he is dear to God. (18/68)

• God is existence as well as non-existence. (11/38)

• There is none higher than the Supreme Being. (8/3)

• All objects subsist in Me and not I in them. (9/4)

When obvious verses were spent on Al Uzz and Al Lath, the idols (Quran chapter53) and individuals like Abulahab and Sayyed (Mohamed's adopted son), Why Hindus and Buddhist, who constituted more than half of world's population at the time of Quranic revelation, were not mentioned in plain verses either for their appalling idolatry or for their razor-sharp spiritual and intellectual potency in Quran, the Mother of all books.

Besides, Quran has indiscriminately spent a large number of its verses on Jews who would be just 3% of the world population at the time of its revelation (Jews are referred in about 50 of its 114 chapters).

Since you said Quran is an affirmation of previous religions now it is the duty of Muslims to disprove the claim of Lord Krishna either Quranically or vedically.

Suggestion before you answer me.

I think you will be at fault if you bring in the same old "Bible corruption theory" to ensuit the Hindu Vedhas because each of the Vedic phonemes has an ascertained time-length to recite it with. For instance, if a Hindu from Indonesia and a Hindu from Nepal recite a verse from vedhas together for the first time, though they had never known to each other for several generations, their recitation would never vary in delivery or pitch. (In Arabia there was lighter dispute regard with reciting Quran with Meccan diction.)

(2). NABIL wrote: The Qur'an repeatedly challenges its readers to use COMMON SENSE and Muhammad himself commanded his followers to "seek knowledge, even if it means going all the way to China".


Quran says it omits nothing small or great ( Q:18:49).- Do you think this verse contradicts your statement?

I would rather prefer Quranic verses to the hadith since there are a lot of upheavals regard with sound and weak (A)hadith.


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