Concept of God Islam and Hinduism

Why do people worship idols

Why do people worship idols even though they are banned in their religion? Hinduism vedas (the most authentic hindu scriptures according to most scholars and hindus them self) and several other hindu scriptures ban idol worship.In fact many great hindus like swami dayanand saraswati ,Raja Rammohan Roy,Srimanta Sankaradeva etc were against these practises.(Swami Dayanand Saraswati […]

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Q. When Islam is against idol worship why do the Muslims worship, and bow down to the Kaaba in their prayer?

A.(#DrZakirNaik Q-A) Kaaba is the Qibla i.e. the direction Muslims face during their prayers. It is important to note that though Muslims face the Kaaba during prayers, they do not worship the Kaaba. Muslims worship and bow to none but Allah. It is mentioned in Surah Baqarah: “We see the turning of thy face (for guidance) to the heavens: […]

Islam and Hinduism Similarities in Religion

THE CONCEPT OF LIFE AFTER DEATH IN HINDUISM AND IN ISLAM

1.    Concept of rebirth in Hinduism – Reincarnation or Transmigration of the Souls Most of the Hindus believe in the cycle of birth, death and rebirth, which is called ‘Samsara’. ‘Samsara’ or the doctrine of rebirth is also known as the theory of reincarnation or of transmigration of the soul. This doctrine is considered to […]

Islam and Hinduism Similarities in Religion

MUHAMMAD (PBUH) PROPHESIED IN HINDU SCRIPTURES:

INTRODUCTION In this series of articles, we are analyzing similarities and common grounds between two major religions of the world: Hinduism and Islam. In the previous article we examined and highlighted similarities between the concept of prophethood, and the attributes of God, in Islam and in Hinduism as mentioned in their respective scriptures. In this […]