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" the true light which lighteth every man that cometh into the world"

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Submitted by raja believer (India), Mar 21, 2009 at 13:24

Mansoor said:

I fully agree with you if u think that only moslems are sane and anyone who is critical of your faith is otherwise. Osama, Mulla Omer, Jawahari, Dawood, Baithullah, Moulana Masood, Fazlullah, ... how many more sane guys u want me to name. You don't find such virtuous men in any other faith, amazing.

>If U think trying to understand any system than Islam & Quran is distraction then you are in a mire, go & find there is an ocean of spirituality awaiting u. I tried to find the truth from Quran which is commonly proclaimed in all other faiths, but concluded that it is only a poor rehash of earlier belief systems with many contrasts and contraditions. Yes, being a carrots & sticks doctrine, it does excite sometimes & scares most of the times. The guys who wrote the book were unaware of the well known Greek aphorism "Know thyself" or "The Kingdom of Lord is in you..." & zero knowledge of the Universal Self, " the true light which lighteth every man that cometh into the world"

The Jannat/Jahannum (Heaven/Hell) story is an altered & dramatised version of Swarg/Narak of Hindu folklore.
The fact that most of the members on forums like these contribute incognito should explain why everyone is scared of Islam & its book.

Sorry many moslem youngsters are as much ignorant and the few that know have a very twisted & confused view. But its equally important for moslems to understand other faiths & why non-moslems who are so tolerant & readily embrace anything which interests them, oppose Quran & Mohd. so much.

But ur ancestors for sure were forced at gunpoint. After reading the Quran I am convinced that no one is going to judge anyone & that proves the poor credibility of the God's word. 'Caus if allah, knows our future & predetermines everything, why should he reward or punish us for our actions. Inshallah.

Again those two last paras of ayas try to put Khouf (scare), which probably are framed only to bring some order into the barbaric & bestial Arabians of those times.

Now if U have the heart to take this:

"The essence of all religion is inner personal experience. It is not worship so much as a quest. It is a way of becoming, of liberation." (Anonymous)

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