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alaty or alati are the same

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Submitted by hr (Egypt), Feb 8, 2006 at 19:26

You've found alati, and you need a correction?

alaty akbar or alati akbar is the god worshipped by Muslims.

Alati, Alouza and Alamanat, read the Koran, you don't need to search much.

You are saying "NB: Alati is an ancient goddess of pre-Islamic pagan Arabia and I see no relevance of that to post-Islamic eventualities"

Alati the god, the hajj, the pilgrimage, praying towards the kabaa, kissing the black stone are all corners of the pre-Islamic pagan era, and are still the corners of Islam today. Islam is an extension to the pagan era, with one difference; Muhammad got rid of the 360 Gods residing around the Kabaa, the Gods of the Arabian tribes, took alati akbar the (God of Quraish) to please Quraish and forced all to follow this new profile of the pagan era.

Alah(t) God of the Moon, and all what the moon stands for in the Pagan era, is still the same with Islam, the crescent, the moon calendar and everything related.

Do you see the relevance now?

Actually the correct pronunciation of the god's name is not Alaty or Alati, its "Alat" which is "Alah(t)" - Alah or Allah

Muhammad himself is named "Muhammad ebn Abdel Alah", his father was called "Abd-El Alah", and he was not a Muslim.

Muslims call Abdel-Alah? Meaning "Alah's Slave"

It's the same Alah(t), and it's not "Elah" = Meaning God.

"Alah(t)" does not mean God, it's a name. So you may say "Elah Al Islam" is "Alah(t)".

Now, "Akbar", because Quraish's God was considered the biggest of all the Idols and Gods residing around the Kabaa, as he was the largest in size to represent Quraish's power, and was always referenced by Quraish as the "Akbar" (the largest) out of all the Gods

That is why was Muhammad chose "Alah(t) Akbar" , so uniting all the Arab tribes and pleasing the Quraish tribe.

Muhammad, after returning from Medina with his army, and after fighting the Quraish tribe to take Mecca, reached a deal with them, accordingly he bowed in worship to the Idols "Alat, Alouza and the third Alamanat" and all the Muslims seeing so, worshipped the Idols too. And the famous verse, in the Koran, was said by Muhammad, hence announcing the deal with Quraish....

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