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Reader comment on item: [Moderate] Voices of Islam
in response to reader comment: Hamid Mahmood And his blind faith

Submitted by Hamid Mahmood (Oman), Jun 5, 2009 at 08:50

Dear Alam, ( May Allah show you right path)

You believe in Koran but you dont have faith in Hadits( Instructions and orders of Muammad (BUH)). Yet you claim to be a MOMIN(pure muslim---almost an angle). At many places Allah says to humanity to follow him and Muhammad(PBUH). So we follow Allah by following Koran and follow Muhammad(PBUH) by following Haidts (orders of Muhammad PBUH). So how can you be a muslim if you dont have faith in Hadiths. Koran was revealed to Muhammad(BUH) from time to time and it used to be recorded. A muslim has to pass his life as per Koran as it was followed by Muhammad(PBUH). How Prophet followed Koran is recored in the form of Hadits.

Islam is an idology or way of life which was practically demonstrated by Muhammad(PBUH). Hence Dear Alam( selfproclaimed MOMIN) you say you believe in Koran, but infact you are not following the message on Koran.

You believe in Koran but say that Haj, prayers and Zakat are old customs. As per Koran( in which you believe) these are 3 pillers of Islam and muslims must follow them and you say these are old customs. Even non-muslims will laugh at you . According to you Haj is old custom and no more valid, yet you writ Hajji with your name.

Everthing is not given in Koran, what all was instructed and demonstrated is also part of Islam. For example a muslim has to slaughter the animal by taking Allah's name and then eate it. Dead animal meat is not allowed but its not given in Koran that a dead fish can be eaten and need not to slaughter. This was told by Muhammad (PBUH). Donkey is haram in Islam but Zebra is halal because Muhammad (PBUH) told this to muslims.

You like and are ready to follow the idology of Muhammad(PBUH), like, honesty, trust wothyness, trustee, truthfulness, taking care of old people. So you are ready to follow these but dont want to pray as he prayed and not give zakat and perform Haj as he did. Generally basic good way of life are tought by all religions. But Islam is complete way of life. A muslim has to follow it in letter and spirit and not in bits and pieces.

Koran can not at all be followed in isolation of Hadits. Koran says muslims to pray and Muhammad(PBUH) showed them how to pray five times.

It is a Hadit that 125000 Phorophits were sent from time to time for all the nations. Whatever Muhammad(PBUH) used to tell of past time was from Allah.

No, not all Phophets came in Saudi Arabia but they came at various places. It is not known which Prophet and when he came in India.

I as a muslim has to believe in all the Prophets and the books sent by Allah but have to follow the last book i.e Koran and the last Prophet Muhammad(PBUH).

I dont claim to be a pure muslim. I try to be as good as possible and pray to Allah to keep me away fom big sins. You claim to be a momin. Let me tell you no good muslim claim to be momin himself, he is always very humble and doesnt claim to be any big thing.

First of all I dont think you are a muslim. If at all you were born in a muslim house, please try to use your little common sence and start reading Hadits and read explanation of Koran in light of history of that time and Hadits.

I can only pray for you. It is up to you to make efforts and try to find out what is right.




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