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Defination of Jihad

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in response to reader comment: Our dear Hamid al-tablighee and his lesson in the Arabic language for today and the word Jihad

Submitted by Hamid Mahmood (Oman), Oct 7, 2007 at 16:25

Dear Dhimmi,

Propaganda on Jihad is an old story. By now even Mr Bush also knows what Jihad is?

It is my duty to explain you again whether you accept it or not. Jihad means "struggle". In Islam it has many meanings, like:

Jihad against ones own bad deeds. Jihad for a right cause. Jihad to safe guard Islam. Jihad to safe guard society.

Terrorism and killing civilian innocent people is not Jihad. No muslim scholar has ever supported terrorism.

Let me make it very clear to youthat I am not a fanatic mullah and understand Islam. If you want to know Islam I will request you to watch " Peace Channel" on Glaxy 25 and World TV 65 now on air in USA. By the grace of Allah many doubts about Islam will be clarrified.

I have been to USA, France, England, Itly, Swizlarland, Belgium, Monaco, China, Africa, Middleeast countries and many more. I am in the habbit of interacting with people all over the world and exchange ideas. I also watch you TV channels. I watch Christain channels. I have seen Christian preachers saying totally wrong things about Islam. One day one preacher was saying, Muslims pray 5 times but that has nothing to do with their day to day life. Its totally wrong. Muslims whole prayers contains prayers asking Allah to keep him on right path and promises the same to Allah. Prayers keeps a muslim clean in his acts.

May Allah show you right path,

Hamid Mahmood


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