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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

What ails the world

What ails the world

In a nutshell, "shirk" - associating partners with God, or associating an imperfect being with the Perfect God.

Atheism denies God. To them, there is no God, just matter or energy which are interconvertible through Eistein's discovery
E = m x c x c

Where did matter (or energy) come from? What is the basis of the physical laws operating in the Universe? Who designed these laws? Atheism has no answer to this

Some Hindus also claims allegiance to one God,with all the various gods and goddesses being manifestations od His attributes. Strange that they need to personify these attributes, and to worship these conceived persona, yet they consider the concept of a single God to be most strange.

The Jews, the Christians, all claiming to follow Abraham - the most celebrated monotheist.

and the Muslim Ummah, what about it.

The Jews have mixed Divine Revelation with the works of man. They consider lineage to be the determining factor in Salvation. They have changed the Torah by denigrating Prophets with accusations of grave sins, most probably to cover their own. The majority of Jews have forgotten the commandments in the Torah. Those who are religious, follow religious leaders, considering them to be infallible. Then a great many practice Kabballah, which is pure and simple magic, mostly black.

The Christians consider God to be three headed, or three parts, including a man - a good man, a Prophet, nay a Prophet of high stature, nevertheless a man. And they still insist on saying they are monotheists.

What about Muslims?

Unfortunately, the Ummah is no different. The last Prophet (saw) of God told us  that his Ummah would follow the footsteps of its predecesors, and we find it to be so true.

Take the case of the Ummah in Pakistan.

All across the length and breadth of the country,there are mausoleums to dead saints, only you cannot say they are dead, for their disciples will stone you to death. Thes dead are worshipped. They are asked tive sons or daughters, or money or jobs or a good harvest, etc.

Some go to living saints - men held in high esteem for their piety. They are considered God's agents on Earth, and any requests to God are directed through them. Most supplicants do not even bring God into it, just asking these "saints" to give them this or that.

Many prostrate in front of graves, or these living "saints".

And don't say that these are poor, ignorant souls. I have friends who have doctorates in Physics, and other sciences, yet they do the same.

There are still some, very few, who do not commit this shirk, but they are victims of hidden shirk, like worshiping money or this material world.

Shirk is what ails the world.

May Allah (swt) save us all from beliefs and actions that will take people to Hell.