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If prophet had lived long enough to visit Benares or Rome

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Submitted by OhSure (United States), Apr 18, 2009 at 02:51

Will we ever get tired of this circular logic? So the Prophet told a woman that prayer in a certain mosque in Jerusalem is equivalent to 500 prayers in any other mosque. Did the Prophet had any reason not to say it? If he had lived long enough to visit Rome or Varanasi or Angkor Wat, he would have made prayers at these places at least half as benevolent as the ones in Jerusalem.

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