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The Calamity of Zakir Naik Upon the Ummah Part 1

The Calamity of Zakir Naik Upon the Ummah Part 1

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The doctor of the people of disease and desires, doctor Zakir Naik states: (taken from salfi_talk.

net)
quote: Brother has very good question …and he has asked ..that since he is in non muslim school where the majority of his classmates are non muslims how should I invite them towards islaam and how will be doing.. there are various ways and styles of doing dawah whichever is effective u use it Zaakir Naik claims that there are various ways of doing da’wah and says they have chosen the Zen Philosophy as manhaj in da’wah. The doctor (Zakir Naik) of the people of desires who promote and raise this Jahil on their websites, states; quote: ..Brother has very good question …and he has asked ..that since he is in non muslim school where the majority of his classmates are non muslims how should I invite them towards islaam and how will be doing.. there are various ways and styles of doing dawah whichever is effective you use it

and so the doctor of the loose wagging tongue brigade continues; quote: …and believe me we have done a survery…and we have come to know….that the average non muslim ..the 90% of non muslim they don't have more than 15 to 20 questions about islaam (referring to questions on Muslims having more than one wife, Muslims being circumcised etc..) they don't have more than 15-20 questions against islaam so when we train a daee we first equip him with these answers of these 15-20 questions…we have a common questions which u r already aware of ……..(mentions the questions)….and believe me if you can master these 15-20 questions you can win over at least 90% of non-muslims and then after you have removed the misconception then even if you speak 10 good points about islaam he will accept it … this is the ZEN PHILOSOPHY..if the cup is filled ….and if you pour more into it ..it will overflow …first empty the cup then fill whatever u pour into it…….so first what we do is… we encourage the youngsters to learn the answers to these 15-20 questions and then we ask them to go to the field and later on then we train them with the verses of bible of the Vedas of the Gita the holy Quraan …and simultaneously his knowledge keeps on increasing… …….(continues after asking to ask questions and says)…….but you should start doing dawah immediately..you should not wait and say that until I acquire the knowledge like Shaikh Deedat..or like someone else then I will start doing dawah…we should start immediately…to make a beginning and we know that….Allah subhanwatala says in the holy Quraan

in surah ankaboot chapter no. 29 verse no.69 that if you strive in the way of Allah subhanwatala Allah will open up your pathways…, so this is the way we have adopted and we are very successful brother..……"

Now lets see what Al-Muhaddith Muhammad Naasirud-Deen Al-Albaanee said about the means and ways of doing da’wah
quote: Question: Do you hold that the means (wasaa'il) for da’wah (call to Islaam) are tawqeefiyyah (dependent upon revelation) just like the prayer, fasting and all the other acts of worship? Or do you hold that da’wah is mainly an act of Ijtihaadiyyah worship (dependent upon ones own investigation and deduction) based on the understanding of the textual evidences and religious benefits, which are considered and called for by the means, such as having knowledge and commanding the good?

quote: Answer: Yes. I believe that the means (for giving da'wah) vary from time and place. And this is something that no Faqeeh or scholar of the Book and the Sunnah will dispute. The means differ from time and place, however proceeding towards applying these means requires knowledge of what the Prophet, sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, was upon from his guidance and Sunnah. The general rule for this is that: It is not permissible to turn away from the means that the Messenger, sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, has handed down to us with the excuse that "The times have changed." So if there exists some type of means, by which that which the Prophet, sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, was upon can be supported, such as the means we use today – such as tape-recording and book printing and the easy means of distribution – in order to bring the knowledge to distant places, then no one can forsake this. However, we know that many callers to Islaam today have accepted some types of means that the Divine Legislation has not prescribed. Rather, they are the means that the Divine Legislation has ordered us to oppose! I think that the cause for the acceptance of these means on their part is due to (their) ignorance of Islaam. And we don' need to give examples, but instead we say that most of the times t there cannot be found any scholars, knowledgeable of the Qur' and aan Sunnah, in these Islaamic groups and parties that exist today. The majority of the people who run these groups are from the enthusiastic youth who are zealous for Islaam, then from those who do not exert themselves to study Islaam, by way of the Qur' and the Sunnah upon the methodology of the aan Salaf As-Saalih . Talk concerning this topic will only lengthen and prolong. So we will now give an example of a dispute that broke out during the close of one Ramadaan between one state and another, such that some states fasted 29 days, and the other land completed 30 days! So in some of the western lands, such as America, there were some Islaamic Callers (i.e. people of Da'wah) who announced that their method for confirming the crescent at the beginning and end of the month was based on astronomy. Either they were ignorant of the truth or they disregarded it and pretended to be ignorant about it. And as it is said: "The sweeter of the two is (still)

bitter." The Prophet, sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: "We are an illiterate nation. We do not record nor do we estimate. A month is like this, like this and like this – [or he sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam gestured with his hands three time like this, and this and this, meaning thirty days]." Then he, sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: "A month is like this, this and this [meaning twenty nine days]." And in some of the authentic narrations, he, sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: "And if it becomes too cloudy, then complete the month as thirty days." In many of the lands in which the people give rulings according to their own way, some astronomers confirm the crescent for Ramadaan by astronomical estimations and calculations. And the Messenger, sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, has nullified this type of means. Even if it is a means based on knowledge, then only a few people in some lands are aware of this knowledge. Whereas the prescribed means that the Messenger, sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, has made as a proof for the beginning of the new month or the termination of the current month is the innate natural and human means of physical sighting. And it is not the scientific sighting, which we are not able to share knowledge of to all people. Based on this, it is not permissible to cast off this type of means, which Islaam has brought, by claiming that times have advanced and changed. So it has become clear from by previous explanation that it is not proper today to take a means that the Messenger, sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, was able to take (during his time, but which he didn't). The discussion on this topic will prolong severely. Ibn Taimiyyah has a very beneficial section in his book Iqtidaa As-Siraat-il-Mustaqeem Mukhaalafatu Ashaab-il-Jaheem dealing with this matter. I will abridge what I can from the words of Ibn Taimiyyah: The means that are introduced in a time and a place are divided into two categories: 1. A means of which a need for using it existed during the time of Allaah's Messenger, sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, but he did not use it. So introducing it is an innovation. 2. A means of which there did not exist a need to use it during the time of Allaah's Messenger, sallAllaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. He (rahimahullaah) said: "So it should be examined. If the need for introducing this means and using it is to make the Muslims refrain and lessen in their application of the rulings of the Religion, then it is not permissible to use them. And if this is not the case, then it is permissible." And Allaah is the One who grants success. [Al-Asaalah, Issue #18}

After seeing the calamity of this ignorant individual who has been refuted by the mashaykh of Yemen, and those who promote and raise him to a man of knowledge and understanding on there so called salafi websites, then know oh sincere Salafi, do not listen or entertain anyone who has links or articles with such fools on their websites, even if they claim to the da’wah salafiyah. Since Salafiyah is not a mere claim or utterance as Shaykh Fawzan mentions, rather it is the manhaj of the Salaf which is knowledge that is acted upon; quote: Question; Is one who calls himself a "Salafi" to be considered a partisan (hizbi?)

quote: Answer; There is not harm in labelling oneself with Salafiyyah when it is in truth. However, if it is merely a claim then it is not permissible to label oneself with Salafiyyah, whilst one is upon a manhaj other than that of the Salaf. The Ash'aris for example, say "We are Ahl us-Sunnah wal-Jamaa'ah" and this is not correct. This is because what they are upon is not the manhaj of Ahl us-Sunnah wal-Jamaa'ah. It is likewise for the Mu'tazilah who call themselves "Muwahhideen" (Monotheists). All of them claim to have love for Laylaa Yet Laylaa does not affirm this for any of them Hence, the one who claims that he is upon the madhhab of Ahl us-Sunnah walJamaa'ah [actually] follows the path of Ahl us-Sunnah wal-Jamaa'ah and abandons the Opposers. However if he [is one who] wants to unite the lizard and the fisth - as they say - meaning, to unite a creature from the land with a creature from the sea, then this is not possible. Or to unite water and fire in a vessel. In light of this, Ahl us-Sunnah wal-Jamaa'ah do not reconcile with the path (madhhab) of those who oppose them such as the Khawarij, the Mu'tazilah, the Hizbiyyeen amongst those who call themselves, the Contemporary Muslims. Such is one who wants to unite between the errors and misguidance of the contemporaries with the manhaj of the Salaf. So "the latter part of this Ummah will not be corrected except by that which corrected its earliest part." The essence of the matter is that it is necessary to weigh matters and to separate them.

Al-Ajwibah al-Mufidah of Jamal bin Farihan al-Harithi The Zen Philosophy the doctor (of everything except Islaam) is on about; quote:

Zen is a form of Mahayana Buddhism which places great importance on momentby-moment awareness and 'seeing deeply into the nature of things' by direct experience. Zen emerged as a distinct school in China and spread to Vietnam, Korea, Japan, and, in modern times, the rest of the world.. …Zen Buddhism is a branch of Mahayana Buddhism, and, as such, its teachings are deeply rooted in those of the Buddha. …The Zen schools, like other Buddhist sects, teach the fundamental elements of Buddhist philosophy, including the Four Noble Truths. …Samantabhadra Bodhisattva, and Amitabha Buddha are venerated in Zen temples along with Œakyamuni Buddha. …Zen sitting meditation, the core of zen practice, is called zazen. During zazen, practitioners usually assume a sitting position such as the lotus, half-lotus, Burmese, or seiza postures. Awareness is directed towards one's posture and breathing. Often, a square or round cushion (zafu) placed on a padded mat (zabuton) is used to sit on; in some cases, a chair may be used. In Rinzai Zen, practitioners typically sit facing the center of the room; while Soto practitioners traditionally sit facing a wall. Wikipedia "..this is the ZEN PHILOSOPHY" of the doctor So the doctor, “Allaamatul Muslimeen” Zakir Naik (as he was introduced by his followers) mocks the Salafis; quote: SALAFI, how many salafees are there? QUTUBI (SALAFEES), SUROOREE (SALAFEES), MADHKHALEE (SALAFEES) (referring to Shaykh Rabee), I can take names. And with all of them it is Allah's fadl that I have met them. Those who are their heads(Sardar log), with all of them I have met; I go to London, America I travel, I go to Saudi Arabia, I go to Gulf Country, how many groups and parties are there in SALAFEES?

Well Dr Naik, the answer is fairly obvious to any Salafi, even the ones who have come to the Salafi da'wah today ......ONE! In response to this mans ignorant comments then the words of Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan will suffice; quote: Question: Is Salafiyyah a group from amongst the (various) groups? And is the ascription to it blameworthy?

quote: Answer:

Salafiyyah: It is the saved sect, and they are Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jamaa’ah, it is not a sect from amongst the party spirited groups that are labeled with partisanship; it is a Jamaa’ah upon the Sunnah and the Deen. He (the Prophet) sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said: “There will not cease to be a group of my nation manifest upon the truth, not being harmed by those who abandon them, nor by those who appose them.” Reported by Muslim (no.1920) He (the Prophet) sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said: “This Ummah will split into seventy three sects all of them in the fire except one.” They (the Companions) asked: “What is it (the saved sect) O Messenger of Allaah?” He (the Prophet sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ”Those that are upon what I and my Companions are upon today.” Reported by at-Tirmidhee (no.2641) So Salafiyyah is a group upon the methodology of the Salaf, upon that which the Messenger sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam and his Companions were upon, that is not a sect from the party spirited sects of today. Indeed it (as-Salaffiyah) is an ancient Jamaa’ah traced back to the time of the Messenger sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam a continually inherited legacy, remaining manifest upon the truth up until the establishment of the Hour as he sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam informed.

Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan ÇáÝÊÇæì ÇáãåãÉ Ýí ÊäÕíÑ ÇáÃãøÉ: p.134, DAAR AL-MINHAAJ

The Calamity Of Zakir Naik Upon The Ummah
Below is the letter i had send to Shaykh Yahya al Hajooree hafidhahullah, as instructed by Shaykh Abu Amr AbdulKareem al Hajooree hafidhahullah when he was in bombay,India (December 2005). Insha'Allaah the reply of Shaykh Yahya al Hajooree hafidhahullah will be posted here. bismillah, assalaamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatahu, alhamdulillah, Indeed all Praise is to Allaah subhan watala alone Who Guided us and protected us from this fitnah that has appeared in this land(india) , the individual -zakir naik , a medical doctor who took to 'dawah' using bible, books of hindus and other mushrikeen, science, philosophy and logic which he use to prove abt islaam, quraan or sunnaah, he apparently started this misadventure around 1993 after being inspired by his spiritual father ahmed deedat ( a dawoodi bohra, who doesnt hide his open support and praise for the rafidee iraan and ayatushaitaan there). In this land plunged in shirk, bida, jahl and hizbiyyah, the youth in particular got misguided by the speech, pomp and extravagant activities of this medical doctor named zakir naik, to mention a few words abt the religious background of this person (zakir naik), as he himself declares -he is 'self-learn', self-appointed 'da'ee', like his spiritual father ahmed deedat , dr.zakir naik too have a shia rafidee connection, during the intial years of formation of his organisation- IRF(islamic research foundation) there were shia rafidees who used to be with IRF, later they formed a shia rafidee dawah center in the opposite lane ahead of IRF under the name WIN( world islamic network) of which dr.zakir naik's sisters husband ( a rafidee) was one of heads. so for this reason dr.zakir naik never spoke or allowed anyone to speak or expose the reality of shiaism in the IRF and it was a taboo subject especially during the initial years. Due to this stand on

rafidees adopted by ahmad deedat and zakir naik the youth who got inspired and learned from IRF and zakir always thought shiaism as merely a difference of opinion amongst muslims and thereby causing further calamities in their aqeedah manhaj and dawah. may Allaah forgive us, aameen. Due to his dawah being centered around bible, other books of mushrikeen found in this land, we used to stock up these books, learn them, memorise them religiously as this was the basis of our 'dawah', so where the case of books on philosophy , logic and science so much so that we all thought that if anyone want to call people to islaam it is obligatory upon him to learn and memorise the verses found in the books of mushrikeen, this was infact explicitly said by dr.zakir naik in his many speeches. Another point which no one can deny which attracted us, the youth towards this man was the extravagant style of his programmes, always conducted in the top plush auditoriums, his organisation which is situated in notorious locality ( infested with shites, ismaelis, grave worshippers , drugs etc) looks like a multi national company office. His squandering of wealth requires volumes to describe but i deem it not necessary because the harm he had made to the aqeedah and manhaj of the muslims is far greater and grave. Zakir Naik appears as chief guest in all hizbee conferences- graveworshipping sunnis of kerala, jamat e islami(maududi), Kerala nadvatul mujahideen, jamiat ahle hadees etc in India and abroad. After reading translated books of Salafi Ulema, listening to tapes, articles on internet, duroos in paltalk we realised the danger of the dawah this person, dr.zakir naik, is persuing there by we left him and his dawah and started showing how this person contradict the aqeedah and manhaj of ahlusunnah to our friends and brothers who were still stuck in there - confused mainly because there were organisations and centers who were known as 'salafis' like AHYA, Kerala Nadvatul Mujahideen ( their centers in middle east known as Islaahi center), jamiat ahle hadees were in forefront in promoting this person, one reason for that was dr.zakir naik funds many organisations and many organisations could pull donors and crowd if dr.zakir naik was with them. Due to the material influence of zakir naik and blind following of many people and others who are decieved by the greatness of the influence upon masses by this person conveying the reality of this person and his dawaah to the ulema seemed farfetched, also whenever any attempt of exposing the reality of the statements of zakir naik inthe light of Aqeedah and Manhaj of salaf was done either the muqallideen of dr.zakir naik will attack the salafis or the hizbees like the jamiat will come in open to protect and defend dr.zakir naik so much so that an atmosphere of terror is created and hatered is implanted in the hearts against those who expose naik. one point which further confusing people here is- naik has given more speeches in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia than in India or anywhere else, which is another proof muqallids of naiks quote to prove his credential and this confuse the youth and common masses . all the below points (and there are more, but i could not find the tapes of him) which i found it necessary to know the stand of Ahlu sunnah on this, are widely used by all those influenced by dr.naik ( dr.zakir naik's students, and their students conducts duroos with question and answer session spreading these and other points & now there is a satellite television channel owned by dr.zakir naik which is spreading the dawah of zakir naik through out the world), so we used to use all of them with out knowing the truth in these statements, these points are from the video tapes of zakir naik,and the tapes are extensively edited professionally(i have witnessed this myself) in his own studio and these points he is repeating since a decade or more through out the world, those who used to work with zakir naik and who were close to him says that zakir naik deny many of the attributes of Allaah like His Hands, His Face etc, Kindly enlighten us about these points , their reality, and wht should be the stand of Ahlu Sunnah on these statements (& this person) and advice to our brothers and sisters who are still confused, so kindly enlighten us with your valuable answer Shaykhana, barakAllaahu fee kum, may peace and prayers be upon the prophet his family and companions, Salaamun alaykum warahmatullah, the one who loves you for sake of Allaah, abu hurairah shabeer ibn hamza Zakir Naik says its is permissible to Call Allah with any name that is

beautiful. 1." In Islaam there is nothing like tin Allah, Allah is Pure He is Unique You can Call Him by any name but it should be a beautiful name" ( Is Quraan Word of God, from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zaakir Naik says God is Natural & says he can list a 1000 things which Allah cannot do. 2. " I would like to know which person out here who believes in a god says god is not supernatural,… everyone…everyone who believes in god they believe that god is supernatural…supernatural means…. There is nature and then there is god, infact according to the quraan god is not supernatural ..god is not supernatural.. according to the concept of Allah subhanwatala in the quraan god created nature… it will never be that nature said this and god is saying the opposite …got created the nature..god created the fitrah the innate nature in the human being …one of the attribute of Allah subhanwatala given in quraan is Faatir which is the name of 36th surah of the quraan ..Faatir has been derived from the word fitrah meaning innate nature, Faatir means the creator , the origninator of creation…the creator of the primedial matter to which more creation is added by god almighty therefore when we break our fast in ramadhan we say iftaar… iftaar means break… same way the word Faatir means Creator… it means….Shaper, Former as well as Splitter…quraan tells the people that don't you see the ..signs of Allah subahnwatala and don't you ponder on them …look at the sun look at the moon they are following the laws of nature…they will never change the course …they are all natural ….same way Allah subhanwatala is too natural , its mention in quraan in surah ahzaab in chapter no. 33 verse no.62 it says walam tajid …wa lam tajid that the nature…wala tajid bi sunnatillah tabdeela ..that you will never find a change in the nature of Allah subhanwatala…. in surah ahzab chapter no. 33 verse no.62 ..a similar message is repeated in the quraan ….saying that established the handiwork of Allah subhantala never will you find a change in the work of Allah subhanwatala this is a standard religion but most of them will not understand mentioned in surah rum chapter no.30 verse no.30… today science tells us ..the quantum and modern science they tell us ..that without an observer u don't have anything …the universe without the observer is useless ….the scientist pose the question who was the first observer …another attribute of Allah subhanwatala is ash Shaheed ..the Witness.. quraan says Allah was the person who first witnessed.. so god is not supernatural god is natural…. Regarding the second part of the question…that god can do everything? …Normally I pose this question to most of the people who believe in God just so that they have better understanding of Allah subhanwatala …I ask them the question.. that can god create anything and everything …most of them will say Yes,… can god destroy anything and everything…all will say Yes …my third question is ..can god create a thing which he cannot destroy… and they are trapped…if they say yes .. that god can create a thing which he cannot destroy they are going against the second statement that god can destroy everything ..if they say no god cannot create a thing which he cannot destroy that means

they are going against first statement that god can create everything… again they are not using logic… they are trapped …same way god cannot create a tall short man ..yes he can make a tall man short but no longer he remains tall….he can make a tall man short……no longer remains tall..he make a short man tall ..no longer that man remains short….but you cant have a tall short man ..you cannot ….(word unclear)…who is ..neither tall neither short ..but god can't make a man who is tall and short at the same time similarly god almighty ..Allah subhantala cannot make a fat thin man …there are a thousand things I can list which god almighty can't do ….god cannot tell a lie… the moment he tells a lie.. he ceases to be god …god cannot be unjust…the moment he is unjust he ceases to be god…god cannot be cruel ..god cannot forget …..you can list a thousand things ..god almighty cannot throw me out of his domain….the full world the full universe belong to him…he can kill me, he can obliterate me, he can make me vanish ..but he cannot throw me out of his domain …to him belongs everything ..where will he throw me…he can kill me ,…the can obliterate me..he can make me vanish…but he cant throw me out of his domain…nowhere does the quraan say god can do everything ..infact quraan says…innAllaha ala kulli shai in Qadeer… that verily Allah has Power over all things..quraan doesn't say God can do everything…quraan says god has power over all things…several places….surah baqrah chapter no.2 verse no.106 surah baqrah chap 2 verse 108.. surah imran …aali imran chapter no. 3 verse 29 in surah nahl chapter no.16 verse no. 77 in surah faatir chapter 35 verse no.1 …several places the quraan says the quraan says innaAllaha ala kulli shaiin Qadeer..verily Allah has power over all things…and there is a world of a difference between Allah can do everything and Allah has power over everything infact Quraan says in Surah Buruj chapter no.85 verse no. 15, and 16 it says that Allah is the doer of all He intends….see whatever He intends He can do…but God only does godly things ..he does not do ungodly things……. ( Is Quraan Word of God, from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zaakir Naik says the word ' sadr' mentioned in Quraan means center. 3. "…..She says that Allah says in certain parts of the Quraan…. I do agree with here… Allah seals the heart….Mohar lagaya on the heart… and …so that people who wont come close to the truth…they have been sealed…she ask the question today science is advanced and we know that brain is the main organ requires for thinking not the heart..previously people thought it was the heart…so isn't there a error in the quraan ….if you realize in the beginning of my talk I also quoted a verse of the quraan ..the third quotation was from surah TaHa chapter no.20 verse no. 25-28 which says Rabbishrohali sadri…sadri…. O My Lord increase my breast for me Rabbishrohali sadri wa yassirli amri wahlal ughdata milisaanee yaf kahu qawli increase my breast for me and make my task easy for me and release the impediment from my speech so that they will understand and here the word again sadr ..heart… so why should Allah increase my heart the Arabic word sadr has got two meaning one is heart and the other is center… if you go to Karachi…you will find sadr so and so sadr so and so.. center so and so so sadr in Arabic besides meaning heart also means Center.. so therefore quraan says… that we have sealed your center… brain ..i ask

Allah subhanwatala Rabbi shrohali sadri O my Lord increase my center… intellect….and remove the impediment between me and audience….hope that answers the questions"…( Is Quraan Word of God, from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik calls Zoarashtrianism a prophetic religion and calls the founder of Majoosi religion as ' prophet' . 4."Zorashtrianism is a non semetic , Aryan, non vedic religion, which is not associated with Hinduism and it's a Prophetic religion, Zorashtrianism is also called as Parsism and it was founded by Prophet Zorashter….."(Concept of God in Major Religions- from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik says Sikhism (an off-shoot of hinduism) strictly believes in monotheism. 5. "Sikhism strictly believes in monotheism.. and almighty god in the unmanifest form is called ek omkar and in manifest form is called Omkar and guru grant sahib he gave various attributes to this Almighty God ….." (Concept of God in Major religions- from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zaakir Naik compares couplets of Kabir Das to Ayats of the Quraan. 6."compare couplets of kabir das to ayah of quraan.(concept of God in major religions- from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zaakir Naik declares love for kaafirs . 7. "The common hindu…the common muslim alhamdulillah… we love each other ….we love our non-muslim brother.." (concept of God in Major religions-from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zaakir Naik equates Names of Allah to the names of dieties found in hindu religious books & Zakir Naik says its is permissible to call Allah by names of these Hindu Mushrikeen idols. 8."….the other veda is the atharva ved …its mentioned in atharva ved book no. 20 chapter no. 58 verse no.3 it says –dev mahaosi…god is verily great ..same as Allahu Akbar….allah Is great Amongst all the Vedas the most sacred and the oldest is the Rig ved …its mentioned in Rig ved book no. 1 hymn no.164 verse no.46 ..sages call one god by many name …that means there are various names given to this one god and the Rig ved alone gives no less than 33 different attributes to Almighty God most of which are mentioned in Rig Ved book no.2 hymn no.1… and one of the beautiful attribute which is mentioned in Rig ved of Almighty God is Brahma which mentioned in Rig ved book no.2 hymn no.1 verse no.3… Brahma means the creator if you translate into Arabic

it means Khalique …..we muslims have got no objection if anyone calls Almighty god… Allah subhanwatala as Khalique , or creator or Brahma… but if someone says that Brahma is Almighty god who has got four heads and on each head is a crown and he has got four arms we muslims take strong objection to it moreover it is even prohibited in Yajur ved chapter no.32 verse no.3 which says ..na tasya pratima asti ....there is no image of him…another beautiful attribute which is given in the Rig Ved book no.2. hymn no.1 verse no.3 is Vishnu , Vishnu means the sustainer..if you translate into Arabic it means Rab…we muslims have got no objection if someone calls Almighty God as Rab or cherisher sustainer or Vishnu but if someone says Vishnu is almighty god who has got four hands and one his right hand holds the charka that's the discus and one of his left hand holds the counch and he is riding on a bird or reclining on a couch of snakes we muslims take strong objection to it …you are going against Yahur ved chapter no.40 verse no.8 which says ….god is bodyless……as well as upaishad chapter no.4 verse no.19 of swetha swatara upanishad which say s– na tasya pratima asti..there is no likness…. Its mentioned in Rig Ved book no.8 hymn no.1 verse no.1 maa chidanyadi shansada ..that means …do not worship anyone besides him alone…praise him alone… its mentioned in rig ved book no.5 chapter no.81 verse no.1 it says…verily great is the glory of the divine creator same as surah fatihah chapter no.1 verse no.2 – Alhamdulillahi rabbil aalameen.. praise be to Allah subhanwatala the Lord of the Worlds ….its futher mentioned in Rig Ved book no.3. hymn no.34 verse no.1…says… he is the bouteous giver….its futher mentioned in the yajur ved chapter no.40 verse no. 16 it says …that lead us to the good path and save us from the sin which makes us wander and go astray ….similar to the verse of holy quraan of surah fathiha chapter no.1 verse no. 6 and 7 which says …ihdina siraatal mustaqeem siraatalzeena ………..show us the straight path the path………..its mentioned in rig ved book no.6 hymn no.45 verse no.16 …ya ek et mushtihi ….. praise him who is matchless and alone…… (Concept of God in Major religions- from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zaakir naik coins a similitude to Allah. 9. " Regarding second part of the question …that if Allah has created all this things how less his power has become…..you can't understand Him completely as the quraan says in surah anam chapter 6 verse 103 …He is beyond comprehension I can give u a similie ..not exactly same …an ocean….if you take a drop out of the ocean …how much does the level of ocean goes down ..how much…how much…..yet..yet… inspite of this the difference between Allah becoming less when he creates things and the difference between the level of the ocean becoming less is infinite ..the level of ocean may become .00000 somewhere .00 somewhere it will end but Allah subhanwatala not even …and not even a bit become less he is All Powerful that's Allah subhanwatala ….if such a god who become less …we don't worship such a god which become less if go on creating he will lose his power…so this God is Eternal and Absolute….as I said in my talk he is absolute and eternal everything depends on Him …He doesn't depend on anything……"(Concept of God in Majore religions - from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening

Sessions) Zaakir Naik claims that there are various ways of doing dawah and says they have choosen the Zen Philosophy as manhaj in dawah. 10." Brother has very good question …and he has asked ..thatsince he is in non muslim school where the majority of his classmates are non muslims how should I invite them towards islaam and how will b doing.. there are various ways and styles of doing dawah whichever is effective u use it… but the one that we had chosen at the Islaamic Research Foundation is that instead of speaking a thousand good points about islaam normally people do is….islaam has so and so good points on alcohol etc 1 2 3 4 ………instead of speaking a 1000 good points about islaam what we have a way that first we ask the non-muslims that what do u see is wrong in islaam , which are the negative points of islaam , because even if u speak a 1000 good points abt islaam and if that non muslim has 2 negative point about islaam he will never agree with you, he will agree those 1000 points are good but still he will say..these muslims they marry more than one wife ..these muslims they are circumcised …what we do is that first we pose them the question – what do you feel wrong with islaam…which are the things that you don't agree with whatever little knowledge of islaam …and believe me we have done a survery…and we have come to know….that the average non muslim ..the 90% of non muslim they don't have more than 15 to 20 questions about islaam they don't have more than 15-20 questions against islaam so when we train a daee we first equip him with these answers of these 15-20 questions…we have a common questions which u r already aware of ……..(mentions the questions)…….and believe me if you can master these 15-20 questions you can win over atleast 90% of non-muslims and then after you have removed the misconception then even if you speak 10 good points about islaam he will accept it … this is the ZEN PHILOSOPHY..if the cup is filled ….and if you pour more into it ..it will overflow …first empty the cup then fill whatever u pour into it…….so first what we do is… we encourage the youngsters to learn the answers to these 15-20 questions and then we ask them to go to the field and later on then we train them with the verses of bible of the Vedas of the gita the holy quraan …and simultaneously his knowledge keeps on increasing …so first we equip him with the answers which are normally posed by non muslims because if he cannot answer these questions…they will start poking fun at you…so what we have to do is that first what we have to do is to equip ourself and …make us well versed with these answers …….(continues after asking to ask questions and says)…….but you should start doing dawah immediately..you should not wait and say that until I acquire the knowledge like Shaikh Deedat..or like someone else then I will start doing dawah…we should start immediately…to make a beginning and we know that….Allah subhanwatala says in the holy quraan in surah ankaboot chapter no. 29 verse no.69 that if you strive in the way of Allah subhanwatala Allah will open up your pathways…, so this is the way we have adopted and we are very successful brother..……" (Concept of God in Major relgions, Question and Answer session - from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zaakir Naik explains salah through biblical quotations and explains in great detail the scientific and medical benefits of different postures in salah. 11. explains Salah to Christians through biblical quotations and mentions the scientific/medical benefits ( Concept of God in Major religions, question and answer session- from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zaakir Naik says to keep children on siratalmustaqeem we have to use modern technology & make use of ' islaamic games' which throwing in dice is involved. 12. "……that there are different ways in which people are trying to influence our children …may be he want a reply or a response that how should we make our children to seek the truth and how to keep them within the fold of islaam and siraatal mustaqeem brother after a month or so..inshAllah we will be inaugurating the childrens wing of Islamic research foundation we have a gents wing , a ladies wing but we felt a need for a childrens wing and what you said is perfectly right brother..that we have to keep the children on the track right from the beginning not after they cross …you have to tell them about islaam and inshAllah within a couple of months we will be starting the childrens wing and what I advice to the parents and its available in the video cassette … if you can see my video cassette …that you should know how to keep the children on the siraatal mustaqeem we have to USE THE MODERN TECHONOLOGY not that we go away from it for example a child likes to play games …we cant say don't play games only learn abt islaam what we have to do is to see to it..that let him play those games that will take him closer towards islaam…for example we all of us know about the monopoly game …u know monopoly they have money , pounds………. All of us know snakes and ladders ….snakes and ladders… we have an islaamic version of that which i prefer calling as slopes and ladders … when you THROW THE DICE again bismillah…we start we THROW THE DICE……" (Dawah or Destruction, question and answer session - from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zakir Naik says Muhammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam was also a King besides being a prophet does this go against what comes in hadeeth that He salAllahu alaihiwasallam was given a choice to be the prophet king or slave Messenger and he chose to be slave messenger. 13. "…Moses and Muhammed peace be upon them both besides being prophets of Almighty God they were even Kings ..kings means they could give a punishment .. a capital punishment of death to whoever they wanted …whoever commited a crime besides being prophets of God they were even head of states or King of that world" (Similarities between Islaam and Christianity- from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir

Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zaakir Naik challenges to accept christianity if any christian can show him any verse in bible which jesus unequivolcally says that he is god or worship him. 14. "… that if you read the bible there is no unequivocal statement ..not a single ..in the complete bible where jesus peace be upon him himself says that he is god or where he says worship me , if any christian can show me any verse from the bible where jesus Christ peace be upon himself says he is god or where he says worship me am ready to accept Christianity immediately" (Similarties between Islaam and Christianity- from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik says its fard to do da' awah and if not will not enter Jannah. 15. "…as I mentioned its fard for every muslim to do dawah if they don't do dawah they wont enter jannah .its fard upon every muslims to atleast do part-time dawah. But the quraan says in surah imraan chapter no.3 verse no.104 let there arise out of you a group of people enjoin what is good and forbid what is bad these are the ones to attain felicity….. how we have have full time doctor full time lawyers full time advocates…why don't we have full time daeee…so there should be a group of people amongst the muslims who are full time daees and it's the duty of the ummah to support these daees…but otherwise it's the duty of every muslim to atleast be part time daee they should do dawah if they don't do dawah they shall not enter jannah—(Muhammed in the various world religious scriptures- from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zaakir Naik says keeping a beard is not fard ..its only a sunnah. 16. "…that the prophesy I mentioned.. that …I quoted a prophesy from bhavishya purana.. that this prophesy can refer to jesus Christ peace be upon him …where does it refer? ..are the followers of jesus Christ keeping a beard ….is it mentioned in bible to keep a beard… it says my followers will be a man who will keep a beard…all the muslims… its mentioned in Saheeh al Bukhari vol no.7 hadeeth no. 780 and 781 which says …….its not a fard…keeping a beard is not fard…. It's the sunnah of our beloved prophet ..it says that do the opposite of what the pagans do cut the moustache short and let the beard grow …its not a fard ..it's the sunnah of the beloved prophet…its not the sunnah of the Christians…they don't keep a beard" ( Muhammed in various world religious scriptures - from the CD-"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zaakir Naik compares Ananda to Anas radhiAllahu anhu & says SalAllahu alaihiwasallam is the Maitri prophesised in Buddhist religious books. 17. "…if you further read in Mahapari nibbana…suthaana.. chapter no.5 , verse no.36 , in the sacred books of the east volume no.11 , page no. 97….it says that as the buddah had a servito by the name of

ananda so would the Buddha Maitri to come will have also have a servito and the servito of the beloved prophet was Anaas may Allah be pleased with him who was given by his parents… his mother and father to the holy prophet at the age of 8 and the prophet called him as his beloved son or the beloved little one .. and Anaas may Allah be pleased with him he stayed by the prophet at time of war and peace… even in good times as well as bad times till the end of his life… and even during the battle of Uhud even at the age of 11 he stood by the prophet and protected the prophet when he was surrounded by the enemy …even the battle of hunayn when archers fired at the prophet he was there to protect the prophet…… you can very well compare him to ananda who even when the mad elephant rushed at Buddha ..andanda stood by Buddha….. ….Further if you read the Gospel of Buddah by ca…… page no.214 it gives 6 criterias for the Maitri ….and all the 6 criterias fit perfectly to our beloved prophet Muhammed peace be upon him …it says..that ..he will receive enlightened at night and when he receive englightened he will be lit up…he will die a natural death …he will die at night time… and you know hazrat Aisha may Allah be pleased with her said..that when the prophet was dying there was no oil in the lamp and she borrowed oil from the neighbour indicating that the prophet died during the night time .. point no.5 says that when the Maitri will die he will again be lit up ….he will become bright… and last is once he died in the physical form he will never appear in the physical form in this world… which refers to no one but our beloved prophet…. There are several prophesies….if you further read in the Damma padda…sacred books of east… vol no.10 page 57 …it says that the satagrathas that means the buddhas they are only preachers…and the holy quraan says in surah ghashiyah chapter no.88 verse no.21 it saysfazakir inna ma anta muzakir ….for your job is to deliver the message…..the job of messenger was only to deliver the message ….his job was not to covert the people……….. Same Damma Padda…Sacred Books of the East..volume no.10..page no.57…it says….the criteria for attaining salvation is righteousness…which is similar to as mentioned in Holy Quraan…in surah al Asr ..chapter no. 103…verse no.1 to 3 which says….wal asr innal insaana lafee kusr illallazeena aamanu wa amilu swaalihaathi wa tawaasawbil haqqi wa tawaasawbi sabr…..that….By the token of time ….man is verily in a state of loss…except those who have faith…those who have righteous deeds…those who exhort people to truth….that is to do dawah…and those who exhort people to patience and perseverance…these are the minimum 4 criteria for a person to enter jannah according to holy quraan and one of them is righteousness…" ( Muhammed in various world religious scriptures- from the CD -"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik firmly says that the prophesy mentioned in Hindu religious book of MahamaRishi is SalAllahu alaihiwasallam. 18. Firmly assert that the prophesy in bhavishya purana is referring to Prophet salAllahu alaihiwasallam (Muhammed in various world religious scriptures--"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions

–Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik Calls Hindus as Dear Brother, My Hindu Friend & says that to reach the common terms mentioned in Quraan we have to use the Hindu religious books and asks Muslims to memorise the verses from hindu religious books to do dawah to hindus. 19. "..the question posed by the brother was..the hindus they don't themselves read the Gita..they don't know much about their holy scripture…they only know about Krishna..etc….so do we do dawah with them….what we have to tell them…the we have to ask them….as the Quraan says…ta'alau ila kalimatan sawaaimbaina na wa baina kum….that come to common terms as between us and you…which is the first term?....Allah na'abuda ilAllah…that we worship none but Allah…wa laa nushrika bihi…that we associate no partners with him…the holy quraan says the best way to do da'awah is to say…Allah na'abuda ilAllah……… if they quote about Krishna …you have to say: DEAR BROTHER… MY HINDU FRIEND where do u come to know about Krishna …he will say in mahabarat in bagwat gita ….let him do the job..bhagwat gita is one of the holy scripture of the hindus ….so you have to say ..since you believe in bhagwat gita….and you quote krishna..bagwat gita also says in chapter no.7..verse no.19 to 23 it says….all those who do idol worship they are materialistic people…those who do idol worship they are materialistic people…..they say when they speak about Krishna and other lord they say we come to know about these things from the Vedas……they give a talk quoting from the Vedas that if you say you believe in lord Krishna because..it is mentioned in mahabarat in gita…you believe in certain lord ram because you belive in Ramayan ..you believe in the veda etc…SO IF YOU BELIEVE IN PARTS OF VEDAS ..YOU HAVE TO BELIEVE AS A WHOLE..YOUR VEDAS EVEN PROPHESIESED ABOUT OUR BELOVED PROPHET.. and I gave quotations from atharva ved…from rig ved from sam ved…about the prophesy of our beloved prophet….. . You can even speak to them… Allah na'abuda ilAllah…..that we worship none but Allah…. Wa la nushrika bihi…that we associate no partners with him…you have to tell them…. Its mentioned in your ved …in the Rig ved…chapter no.32..verse no.3…it says…..Na tasya pratima asti….of that god no image can be made…it's a Sanskrit quotation…in the same Yajur ved.. chapter no. 40 verse no.88…it says….god is imageless and bodyless….same Yajur ved chapter no.40 verse no.9 says….all those who worship the 'asamboothi' …that means the natural things like water, earth, air they are in darkness…and the verse continue in Sanskrit…. 'andaatma pravishanti yasamboothi upaasthe'…..they are entering more in darkness those who worship the created things….the 'samboothi'..the table, chair, idol etc… who says that.. DON'T TALK ABOUT THE QURAAN…YOUR SCRIPTURE SAYS THAT…your scripture also says..ekam brahmam dusya naste niya naste naste kinchan…bhagwaan ek hi hai doosra nahi hai..nahi hai ..nahi hai… zaraa bhi nahi..hai….there is only one god not a second one not at all …not at all …not in the least bit….you have to say ….tala ila kalimatan bayna na wa baynakum….that come to common terms as between us and you….IF THEY DON'T KNOW THEIR SCRIPTURE YOU MEMORISE CERTAIN VERSES OF THEIR SCRIPTURES WHICH MATCH WITH THE HOLY QURAAN because the Quraan is the Furqaan…we don't agree that their scripture is word of Allah subhanwatala…the scripture that they have …the veda…we don't agree it is totally the word of Allah subhanwatala….by name we know four revelations…the torah , zaboor, the

injeel and furqaan…. But the holy Quran also says.. in other places in surah Rad chapter no. 13 .verse no.38 ..it says….we have send a revelation to every nation….several revelations were send down …by name we know four…So Vedas if the hindu asks …is it a revelation of God Almighty…..i say I don't know….it may be…but even if it is a revelation of God Almighty…..it was only meant for that time….today you have to believe in last and final revelation that is the holy quraan…not in the revelation which was time bound….even if it was….i cant say for sure…..am not saying it's the word of god….but we can use the quraan…. Quraan is the Furqaan…the criteria to judge right from wrong…you can use the criteria to know….see there are certain parts in the bible…which match the quraan….which we say ..this part of the bible…we can say may be the word of god….this part of the veda which says….la ekat mushti hi…there is only one god worship him alone….rig ved volume no.6 chapter no.45 verse no.16 may be a word of god…but the….whole veda we don't agree the word of god….hope that answers the question….." ( Muhammed in the various world religious scriptures—from CD -"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zakir Naik says that the Quraan says to read Injeel/Bible for dawah. 20. "Question:…Muhammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam has advised follow the quraan and not to do research on other religious books….why do we make research and instead convince the non-muslim the greatness of Islaam..? answer: "…which hadeeth say the prophet said don't do research…people quote a hadeeth in which hazrat Umar may Allah be pleased with him he was reading the injeel and the prophet said don't read the injeel…the prophet said don't read the injeel for guidance…for guidance you should not read the injeel.. but to do dawah YOU HAVE TO READ.. who says that…? ….not dr.zaakir…Quraan says that…Quraan says in surah al baqarah….chapter no.2 verse no.111 it says….wa qaalu lay yadhulal jannata illa man kaana hunaan aw nasaara…the jews and Christians they say you muslims …you shall never enter jannah…with your hajj with your fasting without your salah.. with the mark on your forehead….you muslim you shall never enter jannah…unless you become a jew or a christian….Allah says … tilka amaaniyoohum….this is their wishful thinking…bakwaas hai bakwaas….vain desires…..Qul haatum Burhaanakum….Produce your proof….in kuntum saadiqeen…but if you are truthful….and they have produced the proof ..the holy bible in no less than 2000 different languages….they say …my bible says this…my bible says that….my bible says this ..my bible says that….what you have to do? You have to follow the bible and ….(words unclear)……YOU HAVE TO READ THE BIBLE ..ANALYSE THE BIBLE AND SPEAK TO THEM…..Quraan says surah Aali Imran chapter no.3 verse no.64….tala ilaa kalimatan sawaaimbayna na wa baynakum….come to common terms as between us and you…..how will you come to common terms unless you don't read the religious scriptures….so don't read the religious scripture of non-muslim for guidance…but read it for dawah and that's what the Quraan says…and the prophet never forbid that…. (Muhamed in various world religious scripture- from the CD- -"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zakir Naik says wearing a tie is allowed for a muslim. 21. Question: "..being a muslim can we wear a tie? Tie is a symbol of Christianity or not? Answer: "..one of the criterias of hijaab is that you cannot wear dress that which resembles to the unbelievers…I cannot wear a 'cross' …it's a sign of Christianity ..i cannot wear a "OM"..its a sign of Hinduism….people say that tie is a sign of Christianity …don't wear tie…don't wear shirt..wear kurta….dont wear coat….there is a group of people who say this….am asking is it mentioned in bible that tie is a sign of Christianity…I have read the bible ..show me which verse of bible says tie is sign of chritianity…there is no verse… tie is a cultural dress…you can follow any culture as long as it doesn't go against the sharia…the western culture is to wear shorts….the women wear mini….it goes against the sharia….so you cannot wear shorts and mini…..but tie is a cultural dress..it doesn't go against the sharia….you can adopt any culture which does not go against the sharia….if you go to the antartic…in the artic ..the Eskimos….they wear coat….you cannot say this is not a sunnah there….you cant wear…if you don't wear you will die…people say that you should not wear shirt…..see…. the kurta that you wear even that is a sign of cross….you pull the sleeves apart even it's a sign of cross…why do you wear kurta….why do you wear?....even kurata is… kurta is more a sign of cross….you put the sleeve like that…..does'nt it look like a cross…. It is….but is it mentioned in bible that kurta is sign of cross….is it mentioned shirt is sign of cross….see there are some muslims .. a group of …muslims…whatever the westerners do they object to it….see what they do against islaam you object…..fornication …adultery.. object to that….but what they don't do against the sharia…unnecessarily don't pick up things…and you will be shocked to know that the word…kurta is not mentioned in the holy quraan….the world kameez is mentioned in the holy quraan….if you read surah yusuf chapter no.12 no less than 5 places..verse no.18, verse no.24, verse no.25, verse no.26…it is mentioned about shirt…..the prophet Yusuf alaihisalaam wore a shirt….kameez is mentioned in quraan …word kurta is not there….so if I say I wear the shirt..I am following more the quraan than you wearing the kurta….see people get these ideas from where I don't know….where does the hadeeth says that you cannot wear a tie….where does it say… it does say….dont wear things which resembles the unbelievers….like a chain wearing a cross….putting a vermilon…sign of Hinduism …otherwise….any culture which doesn't go against the sharia you can follow…" (Muhammed in various world religious scripture- from the CD -"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zakir Naik gives the reason to use the book of kuffar is because the kuffar wont believe in the quraan so we have to prove to them from their books. 22. "……so since the non-muslim Will not believe in the holy Quraan…we have to prove to them about the advent of our beloved prophet

Muhammed peace be upon him…from their holy scriptures…" (Muhammed in various world religious scriptures - -"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zaakir Naik says that we do tawaf because eveyr circle has one center which indicate we believe in one god. 23. "when we go for hajj we do the tawaf around the kaba… we do the tawaf around the kaba… we circumabulate…..BECAUSE.. every circle has got one center…..indicating that we believe in one god almighty…..we believein tawheed…we believe in unity……we do the tawah again testify that there is only one God Almighty every circle has got one center doesn't have two center…" (Muhammed in various world religious scriptures - -"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zakir Naik says he and everyone can give a fatwa because fatwa means opinion. 24. "….i said including you and I can give fatwa…fatwa means opinion" (Press Debate- is religious fundamentalism a stumbling block in the freedom of expression --"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) 25. " …….I CAN GIVE A FATWA…please let me tell you..whats the meaning of Fatwa?..again you may not be aware of Arabic word fatwa….Fatwa means opinion….but my opinion has got no value……" (Press Debate- is religious fundamentalism a stumbling block in the freedom of expression --"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik makes the tafseer of surah al ambiyah ayah no.104 that there is one more new creation to be created after the world is destroyed. 26. "…In surah ambiyah, chapter 21, verse no.104….that as we created this creation….we will roll up the heavens..like a scroll is rolled up..and as we created the early creation… we shall create a new creation……. So quraan says there is one more new creation that is going to be created after the world is destroyed..science doesn't know about that…" (Quraan and Modern Science – conflict or conciliation---"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik says his belief in hereafter,soul, jinn,angels is based on logic & theory of probablity and says his belief is not blind but is a logical belief. 27. "……but if you may ask me the question brother zakir you have given such a good lecture speaking about scientific facts and you believe in jinns …you believe in angels….you believe in souls….you

believe in ….hereafter death …aren't you illogical?..... I will say no, am not illogical…I got a logic why I believe…I don't blindly believe in the life after death….in the soul…in heaven and hell…in jinns and spirits….i have a logical belief ….i base my logical belief saying…that suppose..there are scientific facts mentioned in holy quraan…out of which …say approximately 80% has been proved to be 100% correct……80% of the scientific facts mentioned in the quraan…have been proved by science..till today to be 100% correct…the remaining 20% is ambiguous…unknown…not even .001% have been proved false…..even if one verse is proved false…the quraan is not the word of Allah subhanwatala…so these 20% I say goes in the ambiguous slot…unknown..so my logic says if 80% is 100% correct the remaining 20% is ambiguous …out of which not even .001% has been proved wrong ..all are unknown …..my logic says…if 80% is correct even those 20% will be inshAllah correct…its not a blind belief …it's a logical belief…" (Quraan and Modern Science- conflict or conciliation- ---"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zaakir Naik congratulates the Atheist because he says atheist has already said Laa ilaha- the first part of shahada. 28. "the brother has posed the question …. how can you scientifically prove the existence of God Almighty …the existence of Allah subhanwatala…to…specially to an atheist….who does not believe in God ……….. The first thing I will do is that I will congratulate the atheist …I will congratulate him….you know why…if we look around us..he is a hindu because his father is a hindu …he is a Christian because his father is a Christian …some muslims are muslims because their father is a muslim ….this person …though he may be coming from a religious background…he does not believe in the false god which his parents attribute to .. so he does not believe in god.. am congratulating him because he has accepted the first part of the shahada..the first part of the islaamic creed…Laa ilaaha…there is no god…now my job is to prove ilAllah….but Allah…which I shall do inshAllah…to the other people I have to first remove the wrong concept of god…and then prove the right concept of Allah subhanwatala…here half my job is done…he has already said la ilaaha..there is no god now I have to prove ilAllah…but Allah…which I shall do inshAllah…" (Quraan and Modern Science- conflict or conciliation- ---"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zaakir Naik gives the reason of polygamy as the over population of women. 29. "3. Qur'an permits limited polygyny As I mentioned earlier, Qur'an is the only religious book on the face of the earth that says 'marry only one'. The context of this phrase is the following verse from Surah Nisa of the Glorious Qur'an: "Marry women of your choice, two, or three, or four; but if ye fear that ye shall not be able to deal justly (with them), then only one." [Al-Qur'an 4:3] Before the Qur'an was revealed, there was no upper limit for polygyny and many men had scores of wives, some even hundreds. Islam put an upper limit

of four wives. Islam gives a man permission to marry two, three or four women, only on the condition that he deals justly with them. In the same chapter i.e. Surah Nisa verse 129 says: "Ye are never able to be fair and just as between women...." [Al-Qur'an 4:129] Therefore polygyny is not a rule but an exception. Many people are under the misconception that it is compulsory for a Muslim man to have more than one wife. Broadly, Islam has five categories of Do's and Don'ts: (i) 'Fard' i.e. compulsory or obligatory (ii) 'Mustahab' i.e. recommended or encouraged (iii) 'Mubah' i.e. permissible or allowed (iv) 'Makruh' i.e. not recommended or discouraged (v) 'Haraam' i.e. prohibited or forbidden Polygyny falls in the middle category of things that are permissible. It cannot be said that a Muslim who has two, three or four wives is a better Muslim as compared to a Muslim who has only one wife. 4. Average life span of females is more than that of males By nature males and females are born in approximately the same ratio. A female child has more immunity than a male child. A female child can fight the germs and diseases better than the male child. For this reason, during the pediatric age itself there are more deaths among males as compared to the females. During wars, there are more men killed as compared to women. More men die due to accidents and diseases than women. The average life span of females is more than that of males, and at any given time one finds more widows in the world than widowers. 5. India has more male population than female due to female foeticide and infanticide India is one of the few countries, along with the other neighbouring countries, inwhich the female population is less than the male population. The reason lies in the high rate of female infanticide in India, and the fact that more than one million female foetuses are aborted every year in this country, after they are identified as females. If this evil practice is stopped, then India too will have more females as compared to males. 6. World female population is more than male population In the USA, women outnumber men by 7.8 million. New York alone has one million more females as compared to the number of males, and of the male population of New York one-third are gays i.e sodomites. The U.S.A as a whole has more than twenty-five million gays. This means that these people do not wish to marry women. Great Britain has four million more females as compared to males. Germany has five million more females as compared to males. Russia has nine million more females than males. God alone knows how many million more females there are in the whole world as compared to males. 7. Restricting each and every man to have only one wife is not practical Even if every man got married to one woman, there would still be more than thirty million females in U.S.A who would not be able to get husbands (considering that America has twenty five million gays). There would be more than four million females in Great Britain, 5 million females inGermany and nine million females in Russia alone who would not be able to find a husband. Suppose my sister happens to be one of the unmarried women living in USA, or suppose your sister happens to be one of the unmarried women in USA. The only two options remaining for her are that she either marries a man who already has a wife or becomes 'public property'. There is no other option. All those who are modest will opt for the first. Most women would nto like to share their husband with other women. But in Islam when the situation deems it really neccessary Muslim women in due faith

could bear a small personal loss to prevent a greater loss of letting other Muslim sisters becoming 'public properties'. 8. Marring a married man preferable to becoming 'public property' In Western society, it is common for a man to have mistresses and/or multiple extra-marital affairs, in which case, the woman leads a disgraceful, unprotected life. The same society, however, cannot accept a man having more than one wife, in which women retain their honourable, dignified position in society and lead a protected life. Thus the only two options before a woman who cannot find a husband is to marry a married man or to become 'public property'. Islam prefers giving women the honourable position by permitting the first option and disallowing the second. There are several other reasons, why Islam has permitted limited polygyny, but it is mainly to protect the modesty of women. (From – Answers to non-muslims common questions about islam-by Dr.Zakir Naik , also can be found in his videos titled-Quraan and Modern Science – conflict or conciliation or in any other tape in which the topic of polygamy is discussed) Zaakir Naik calls the Adhaan as International Anthem of the muslims. 30. "…and the Arabic adhaan is the international anthem of the muslims through out the world …international anthem of the muslims through out the world…he may belong to any part ..he may belong to any part of the world he will surely understand the meaning of the that adhan …its an international anthem.( Salaah- The programming towards righteousness- ---"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zaakir Naik says Allah has produced the Quraan. 31. "....Arabic was at its Zenith, at its peak, the thing that the Arabs were most proud of, was their language, it was the age of literature and poetry, they were excellent in literature and poetry. So Allah says, that these are your letters! With your letters which you are so proud of, I have produced the Holy Qur'aan. He challenges all the human beings, if they want they can take the help of Jinn also, anyone besides Allaah, to try and produce a single Surah like the Holy Qur'aan....." .( Salaah- The programming towards righteousness- ---"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik gives his example to explain the Asma wa Siffat of Allah and then to explain the indivisiblity of the Attributes of God and says Major religions give each attribute a form that is where they have mistaken. 32. "…there are some people who say….see… God Almighty can be called by various names… I do agree with them…the quraan says the same quran says in surah isra , chapter no.17. verse no.110 it says…ulidullah…….say call upon him by Allah or call upon him by Rahmaan…by whichever name u call upon him …to Him belongs the most beautiful names…, so the holy quraan says you can call upon Allah by any name but it should be a beautiful name….it should not conjure up a mental picture…and the holy quraan gives no less than 99 different attributes to Allah subhanwatala..99 different attributes to Allah

subhanwatala….Rahmaan , Raheem, Jabbar, Al Kareem, Al Quddus, Khalique, several ..merciful…most gracious ..the Creator…no less than 99 different attributes….you can call Allah subhanwatala by any name..Allah is Rahmaan, Allah is Raheem, Allah is Khalique, these are the attributes of Allah subhanwatala…but if you single out attribute..and you say this is Allah subhanwatala..we have got no objection…but if you say…but if you single out an attribute and give each attribute a different definition , give each attribute a different form then we take strong exception to that..let me give you an EXAMPLE…suppose someone describes me…that dr.zakir naik ..he is the president of the islaamic research foundation, he is the chairman of the IRF educational trust, he is the president of the Islamic dimensions, he is the husband of mrs.farhat zakir naik, he is the father of farik zakir naik, all these are different attributes…or different types of definition of dr.zakir naik..so if you say he is the president of Islamic research foundation..its a correct definition…dr.zakir naik is the chairman of IRF educational trust it's a correct definition…but if you pick up each definition …each attribute and give it a different form ….for example…dr.zakir naik…his height is about 5 feet 11 inches…my height is 5 feet 11 inches…I am wheatish in complexion…I wear spectacles…I am thin…but now you tell me that the president …of Islamic research foundation is zakir naik who is 4 ½ feet…the attribute is correct…dr.zakir naik is the president of Islamic research foundation…but the moment u give it a different form…instead of 5 feet 11 inches…you say that he is 4 ½ feet ..then dr.zakir naik is the president of Islamic Research Foundation…but he is not 4 1/2 feet …if you say dr.zakir naik is the husband of mrs. Farhat zakir naik….and he is a fat person…he does not wear spects.., dr.zakir naik is the husband of mrs. Farhat naik but he is not fat…so you can give attribute to Allah subhanwatala to Almighty God …but don't give a different form…if you say dr.zakir naik is only the president of Islamic research foundation…and nothing else…then the definition is wrong…because while am the president of Islamic research foundation …am also the husband of my wife mrs.farhat zakir naik am also the father of my son farik zakir naik.. so you can't single out one attribute and say…this attribute is alone God Almighty…all put together is dr.zakir naik…SIMILARLY when you are describing Allah subhanwatala you can very well say He is Rab, He is Rahmaan, He is Raheem … but if you say that Rab is a different Allah…, and Rahmaan is a different Allah subhanwatala, and Khalique is a different Allah then that is not the concept of Allah subhanwatala in Islaam.. all put together itself is Allah subhanwatala ..this is what major religions make mistake ..they pick up one attribute and they call him a different god , they pick up another attribute and give it a different form…and call it a another god …in islaam all these attributes put together is Allah subhanwatala…you cannot single out one attribute and say ..this alone is Allah subhanwatala…" .( Salaah- The programming towards righteousness- ---"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik says that if god can become man and then again become god even he and all can become god. 33. "…and the moment God Almighty take the form of a human being…he will not take….but if he takes….he no longer remains God Almighty…he cannot become later on again God Almighty…if he can become …then even

you and I can become…no human being can become God Almighty…if you say God Almighty took the form of human being….i can agree with you …he can become a human being ..but later on you say again he became God Almighty..thats not logical…because if a human being can become God Almighty then even you and I can become …" .( Salaah- The programming towards righteousness- ---"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zaakir Naik says salah is programming. 34. "salah is not merely to pray ..it means much more than that because in salah besides asking for help from Allah subhanwatala…we muslims ..we also praise him..we also receive guidance from him…and the salah simultaneously is a sought of programming…it is a conditioning…or in layman's terminology it is brain washing, but if someone is going to offer salah…and if a person asks him, that where are you going…and if he says ..he is going from brainwashing…or if he is going for programming…it will sound odd…therefore I personally do not mind..if people use the word prayer or the Arabic word salah…but they should remember that salah is much more than merely to pray.." .( Salaah- The programming towards righteousness- ---"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik says Quran is instruction manual for human being which is similar to the instruction manual the inventor of a tape recorder writes. 35. "…..that suppose I invent a tape-recorder do I have to become the tape recorder to know what is good and what is bad for a tape recorder.. …since am the creator of the tape-recorder I need not become the taperecorder to know what is good or what is bad for the tape recorder….what do I do ..i write an instruction manual….i write an instruction manual that if you want to play the cassette put in the cassette and press the play button ..if you want to stop…press the stop button….if you want to fast forward press the "ff" button….don't drop it from a height it will get damaged…don't immerse it into water it will get spoiled…I have to write an instruction manual….SIMILARLY God Almighty…Allah subhanwatala ..He does not take the form of a human being…he chooses a man amongst men to deliver his message which we muslims call as messengers…..as Rasool as Nabee….Prophets of Allah subhanwatala…He chooses a man out of men to do the job…..and if you allow me to call the human being a machine…..I would say it is the most complicated machine present on the face of the earth…..the more complicated the machine…the more requirement of an instruction manual….which is the instruction manual for the human being…..the instruction manual is the holy quraan….the do's and don't 's for the human being is mentioned in the holy quraan ……this is the instruction manual for the human being….we muslims believe there were several revelations………..but the last the and final revelation is the holy quraan….there were s Zaakir Naik says he agree with swamijee in toto on the statement made by swamijee that all religions believe in the same one god and says he (zakir) has proved it practically from the scriptures of various religions. 36. "…..there were certain comments made by Swamijee and Father

Geo…..And I Do Agree with Swamijee when he said that all religions believe in the same one god I DO AGREE WITH HIM IN TOTO ..I agree with him…I besides agreeing…I proved it practically from the scriptures of the various religions that all religions actually believe in one god….people speak theoretically …but am a man who believe more in action not only in speaking….and practically showing ..which I will show in the course of my rebuttal…………" (Symposium- religion in the right perspective------"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik challenges to accept christianity. 37. "….there is no unequivocal statement in the whole bible where jesus Christ peace be upon him himself says that he is god or worship me….there is no statement…I would like to repeat it…. there is no unequivocal statement in the whole bible where jesus Christ peace be upon him himself says that he is god or worship me…since am a student of the bible ….what I am saying that if father today ……..it is not a debate I know that…..if father can show me any verse …here is the bible…..if father can show me any verse ….in the bible where jesus Christ himself says unequivocally that he is god or worship me am ready to accept Christianity today…am not speaking on the behalf of other muslims….since am a student of bible am saying that…" (Symposium- religion in the right perspective------"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zaakir Naik says to come to common terms by using and basing it on the words found in the books of kuffar 38. "….i do agree with swamijee that the most holy scriptures of the hindus are the Vedas….How do we come to common terms? Swaijee rightly said that god almighty has got no bodly form …but how will you convince the hindu….he may think that may be swamijee is not quoting correct or zakir is pulling a fast one…what we have to do is …ta ala ila kalimatin sawaaimbaiyna na wa baynakum…..come to common terms as between us and you….if you read the yajur ved chapter no.32 verse no.3 na tasya pratima asti…it's a sanskirt quotation…na tasya pratima asti….of that god no image can be made…that's what sawijee said…god is formless…same Yajur ved chapter no.40 , verse no.8 says….god is imageless and formless…..god has got no body …he has got no form…..same yajur ved chapter no. 40 verse no.9 says…all those who worship the asambooti are in darknes…………….(goes ahead with refrence from Vedas….)………….and amongst the Vedas….. swamijee will agree with me..rig veda happens to be most sacred it's the most oldest and the most sacred..…if you read Rig Ved book no.2 chapter no.1 verse ….3 to 11 …it gives 33 different attributes to almighty god…Quraan gives no less than 99 different attributes…veda gives 33 attributes….we have got no objection as I said in my earlier talk (quotes Arabic ayah)…………Say Call upon Him by Allah or by Rahman., by whichever name you call upon him..to him belongs the most beautiful name…… ..you can call him by any name but it should not conjure up a mental picture…suppose the hindu says that God Almighty is Brahma….What is the meaning of Brahma…..Brahma means the Creator..if you translate into English. If you translate it into Arabic it means Khalique…we muslims have got no objection in calling Almighty God as Khalique or Creator or Brahma….but if a hindu says that god almighty is brahma who

has got three head and on each head is a crown….you are giving an image to god almighty….which the muslims take strong exception to…you are going against the yajur ved , chapter 32, verse no.3, Another beautiful attribute the hindus give..for almighty god is Vishnu…if you translate Vishnu in to English…it means sustainer…it means cherisher…if you translate into Arabic it means Rab….we muslims has got no objection in calling Almighty god as Rab or as sustainer cherisher or Vishnu…but the hindu says that Vishnu is almighty god…traveling on a bed of snakes and he has got four hands …..you are giving an image to God Almighty…you are going against yajur ved chapter no.40, verse no.8 which we muslims take strong exception to…. Therefore we have to come to common terms…your veda says god has got no form and he has got no body….same yajur ved if you read tells you u that you should not worship the asmabooti or sambooti… further if you read the Rig ved…its mentioned in book no.8 chapter no. 1, verse no.1…ma chitanati sansad….all praises are due to him alone…..Alhamdulillahi rabbil aalameen…..same rig ved….book no.6 chapter no.45….verse no.16 says….yaek ekmushti hi…..there is only one god…worship him alone, Qul huwaAllahu ahad……. How do you come to common terms?...taala ila kalimatin sawaaimbayna na wa baynakum….come to common terms as between us and you….this is the commonalities….that we prove from the bible, from the vedas, from the quraan…..come to common terms….read Your scriputures and understand the concept of god almighty correctly….then inshAllah we all will be united…..(Symposium- religion in the right perspective------"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik says in defnition he is a jew and also calls himself a christian and calls himself a hindu too based on certain explanations. 39. "…what is the definition of the word jew ?.....the actual name of the word jew ..is one who praises god almighty….one who loves god almighty….by definition I am a jew…I love Allah subhanwatala..i praise Him…but if you say jew with a capital "J" is a citizen of Israel then am not a jew…..what is the meaning of the word Christian….christian means one who agrees with the teachings of jesus Christ peace be upon him…alhamdulillah, I agree with the teachings of jesus Christ peace be upon him….in that way I am a christian….but if you say Christian is a person who worship Christ then am not a christian….what is the meaning of the word hindu…….the word hindu is a geographical definition…..it means those people who live in the land of Indus valley civilization….those who live in india…I live in india..by definition I am a hindu…..swami Vivekananda said hindu is a geographical definition …swamin vivekanda says it's a misnoma…..the correct word should be vedantist….because hindus follow the Vedas….vedantist should be the right word….hindu is a misnoma….but if you say hindu is a person who does idol worship then am not a hindu…..whats the meaning of the word muslim…muslim is a person who submits his will to Allah subhanwatala….i submit my will to allah subhanwatala am a muslim…." (Symposium- religion in the right perspective------"Presenting Islaam

and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

In the programme of Zakir Naik, his brother Mohammed Naik asks all audience to give ' standing ovation' swami ( the programme is to organised by hizbi kerala nadvatul mujahideen which is called as ' salafi' . 40. Mohammed Naik( chairperson of the programme and brother of zakir naik) says: "…..thank you swamijee very much on behalf of the salafi learning and research center, calicut….i thank you very much for your esteemed presence…..amongst us and sharing your knowledge…. Give him a STANDING OVATION …… ..I WOULD REQUEST THE BROTHERS TO KINDLY GIVE SWAMIJEE A STANDING OVATION FOR HIS PRESENCE AND SHARING SO MUCH INFORMATION……and we grant him leave ..for his other commitments …thank you swamijee inshAllah we hope to be in touch with you (Symposium- religion in the right perspective------"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik says to know which scripture is actually word of god one should put the scripture to the final test which in this age, he says, is Science. 41. "…brother asked the question on destiny…but before I give the answer ….i would like to say different people say their book is the word of god…hindus say their scripture is the word of god…chiristians say their scripture is the word of god….muslims say quraan is the word of god….so lets….if you want to know which is the word of god…put it to the FINAL TEST...WHICH TODAY WORLD IS OF AGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHONOLOGY if you apply scientific knowledge to all these scriptures you will ACTUALLY come to know which is the word of god...which i have done in my video cassette – 'Is the Quraan The Word of God?' (Symposium- religion in the right perspective------"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik congratulates the atheist because he says atheist has said the first part of the shahada. 42. "...so normally when an atheist comes and tells me that –'i do not believe in almighty god .... the first thing i do is i congratulate him...i congratulate the atheist you know why....because he is thinking....the other people ...the christian, most of the christians are christian because his father is a christian he is a muslim because his father is a muslim he is a hindu because his father is a hindu they are just following blindly the religion of their fathers , this atheist he is thinking...and what he thinks ...that see what is the concept of god told by my father is not right so he doesnt beleive in god almighty and i congratulate him because he has said the first part of the islaamic creed.... the first part of the islaamic shahada Laa ilaaha ..that there is no god ..he has agreed to the first part of the islaamic creed which says laa ilaaha ..there is no god.. now my job is to convince him is on the other part..ilAllah...." (universal brotherhood- ------"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying

Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions )ALSO CONGRATULATES THE ATHEIST IN –IS QURAAN WORD OF GOD. Zakir Naik says the major difference between a hindu and a muslim is that a muslim says eveyrthing is god' and a hindu say everything is s god and says to come to common terms we should analyse the scriptures of hindus and muslims. 43. "..the major difference between the hindus and muslims is what we muslim says is everything is god's with an apostrophe ...everything belongs to god....the tree belong to god , the sun belong to god, the moon belongs to god, the human being belongs to god..the monkey belongs to god, the snake belongs to god, so the major difference is the hindu says everything is god..we muslims say everything is god's .. G O D with apostrophes if we can solve the difference of apostrophes we hindus and muslims will be united... how to do it ..quraan says in surah ali imran chapter 3 verse no. 64 which says ... tala ila kalimatan sawaaimbayna na wa baynakum ....that come to common terms as between us and you...What is the first term? Allah na'abuda ilAllah...that we worship none but Allah ...wa la nushrika bihi shayan that we associate no partners with him..... how do we come to common terms ? ...Let's analyse the scriptures of the hindus and the muslims ..., if you read the bhagwat gita , bhagwat gita says in chapter no.7 verse no. 19 to 23 it says...that all those who worship the demi gods all that who do idol worship they are materialistic people who says that ..the bhagwat gita ....am giving the reference ...chapter no.7 verses 19-23......." (universal brotherhood- ------"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions) Zakir Naik says he is the studnet of comparitive religion and have studied bible,veda,gita,quran and loves talking and discussion to come to know the truth. 44. ".....because am the student of comparitive religion ...i have studied the bible ..i have studied the vedas....i have studied the Gita ..the quraan and i love .... i love...i love ....talking discussion to come to know the truth....jesus christ peace be upon him says – seeketh thy the truth and the truth shall free you..." (universal brotherhood- ------"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zakir Naik says Saudi Government is deviating from the Quraan in certain aspects—is it permissible to criticize the muslim rulers in public like this. 45. "...there are people who are following certain aspects...certain aspects people aren't following ...for example ...the islaamic law ..when it comes to criminal punishment and civil rights saudia...saudi government ...is doing very good alhumdulillah...even they are

deviating away from the quraan in..certain aspects....what we have to do ..is ..we have to take the practical example of the saudi government as an islamic law of criminal punishment and if it is practicable apply through out the world ...and take another society which is practicing the islamic law in the social aspects ... and if its the best apply it to the world..." (Womens rights in islaam – modernising or outdated-- ------"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zakir Naik says the word ' Hur' no gender. has 46. "...the sister has posed the question that when a man enters paradise he will get hoor that is a beautiful maiden what will the women get when she enters paradise ?....the quraan has mentioned the word hoor in no less than 4 different places its mentioned in surah dukhan , chapter no.44 , verse no.54, its mentioned in surah tur chapter no. 52, verse no.20, its mentioned in surah rahman chapter no.55, verse no. 72 as well as in surah waaqia , chapter no. 46 verse no.22, and many of the translations ...specially the urdu translations have translated the word hur to as beautiful maiden,... if the word hoor means a beautiful maiden then what will the women get in paradise , actually the word hur is a plural for "ahwaar"...which is applicable to the man and "hawar" which is applicable to the women... and it signifies the characteristics of hawar...which means big , white beautiful eyes and describes specially the whiteness of the eyes....the similar thing is mentioned as 'azwajun mutaharan' many places in the quraan in surah baqarah, chapter no.2, verse n.25, and surah nisa chapter no.4 , verse no. 57 it says 'azwaajun mutaharatun' which means companion , pair. But the word 'hur' is rightly translated by Mohammed Asad as spouse and also by Abdullah Yusuf Ali .. abdullah yusuf ali as companion....so hur actually means a companion or a spouse..it has no gender.... further man will get a good lady with big beautiful eyes and for a women she get a good man with big beautiful eyes...I hope that answers the question" (Womens rights in islaam – modernising or outdated-- ------"Presenting Islaam and Clarifying Misconceptions –Lecture series by Dr.Zaakir Naik, Developed by AHYA Multi-Media- 12 Enlightening Sessions)

Zaakir redefines Bannawee ideology. 47. "....we should not pull each others leg....what we are doing....., muslims are wasting more time speaking about... ( words unclear)...what we should do.....we support that paper then we bring out another paper...... we in IRF ... we support the other dawah organistions...we dont say... O this jamat e islami is wrong ... pull them down....this salafi organisation is wrong .....support everybody to do dawah... because they are doing for the pleasure of Allah subhanwatala.....support all the organisation....whatever form you support them and even you do.....dont pull each others leg....least you can do is stay neutral...least...that itself is great....but muslim organisations pull each others leg..ya this organisation is wrong...am only right..because people will think am the best....when you will be best? ...arey..when you support everyone Allah will help

you....you get Allah's help thats the best..." (Media and Muslims –released by Peace Centre ) Zaakir Naik makes baatil tafseer of surah baqarah , ayah no.154. 48. "...the brother has asked two questions that there is a verse in the quraan speaking ..the verse in the quraan...from surah baqarah chapter no.2....that......dont think those people who have died in jihad as dead...they are living.....its mainly in context if you know....that the enemies they said we killed so many of the muslims...so its saying that ...eventhough physically they are dead .....but in the hereafter they will live....that means they will get a reward in the hereafter.." ( Terrorism & Jihaad- an islaamic perspective- released by Peace Center) Zaakir says to solve the problem go back to the bible. 49. "....if you anlayse..you see in theworld around you......you see in the world around you....that how many people are actually acepting....today islaam is the fastest growing religion in the world.....there may be stray incidences somewhere around in the world....there are blacksheeps in every community....but you will not be able to point out as a whole.....that where in the world are people forcing other non muslim to accept islaam at the point of the sword....very rare....infact they are getting harassed because they are muslims.....now this thing can only be solved if you go back ...if you go back to the bible.....if you read the bible ...jesus christ peace be upon him said....its mentioned in the gospel of mathew chapter no.5 verse no. ( unclear))....that if anyone strikes you in the right cheek offer him the other....if anyone strikes you in the right cheek offer him the other....if someone asks you to walk with him one mile ...walk with him twain.....if someone asks for a shirt give him the cloak...so jesus christ peace be upon him , a messenger of Almighty God , he shows how should we behave....he said ...love your neighbour....so if you analyse ..if you go back to the scripture....i don't find anywhere jesus christ peace be upon him himself...prescribes....that ...you harass the muslims....therefore I tell all the human being ...that go back to the scripture which you consider to be the most holiest ....whichever scripture.....you consider...atleast go back to your scripture....as the quraan says in surah ali imraan chapter 3 verse 64.....tala ila kalimatin sawaaimbaina wa bainakum.....come to common terms as between us and you.....which is the first term ...Allah na'abuda ilAllah......that we worship none but Allah....and this i will be dealing tommorow on the topic-universal brotherhood...that how can you get communal harmony...by going back to the scriptures... and if you go back to the scripture....then you will find that the concept of universal brotherhood is one in all scriptures....." ( Terrorism & Jihaad- an islaamic perspective- released by Peace Center) Zaakir Naik says Allah has Produced the quraan. 50. "....when the quraan was revealed..arabic was at its peak...the arabs were very proud of their language....the thing that they were most proud was their language....Arabic was at its zenith....the arabs at that time were proud of their language....so Allah subhanwatala

says...alif laam meeem..yaa seen....Haa meem...Meem..Qaaf... like how we say 'A' 'B' 'C' 'D' ....F...L...M..... Allah is telling them... these are your letters...this arabic is your language.....you are so proud of it...with your language...alif laam meem...yaa seen.....taaa....seeen. haaa. Meeem...and Allah gives a challenge.....in surah baqarah chapter 2 verse no. ...........(unclear) which says.....wa innkuntum fee raybin .......and if you are in doubt as what we have produced to our sevant ...Mohammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam....from time to time.....fa;toobi sooratim.............then produce a surah somewhat similar to it.... ........... and calls forth your helpers and witnesses if there are any besides Allah....... fa illam.............and if you cannot....walam......and of a surety you cannot.....fataqun naaralathii wa qooduhannas .........then fear the fire whose fuel is men and stones... which is prepared for those who reject faith....so Allah is giving a challenge that this is your language...you arabs ..its your language... alif, laam, meem...haa meem, taaa seen.......with your alphabets....with your letters I have produced the Quraan.....Allah gives the challenge ..with your arabic...try and produce a single surah, somewhat similar to the holy quraan....from the full quraan...Allah...gives the challenge that try and produce a single surah....somewhat similar to the holyquran....and some surahs are hardly three verses....certain other surah contains ten words....so Allah gives the challenge that with these letters I have produced the holy quraan....I challenge you to produce....a surah somewhat similar to the holy quraan...... many people tried but they failed miserably.....to give you an example...the human body....the components and elements of the human body....is present in the soil..in a lesser or greater quantity....but then there is a world of difference between the human body and the soil..and the earth....though the components are the same....what components the human body contains...the elements the chemical..you can go in the market and purchase it....you can add a few gallons of water to it....but you cannot give life only Allah subhanwatala can give life....the components are same....you can purchase this from the market for a couple of thousand rupees.....or even less.....but you cannot give life.... you can not make the circulation system work.....the nervous system work....the components are present but you cant give life....only Allah can give...in the same way Allah says.....these are your letters....alif laam meem haameem yaa seen....with your letters I have produced the holy quraan....its a challenge to the whole of mankind along with the jinn....to try and produce a single surah somewhat similar in the holyquraan....and thats the reason that whenever....these abbreviated letters....occur in the holy quraan...immediately after these words...there is a quality of the holy quraan mentioned..." (Terrorism & Jihaad- an islaamic perspective- VCD released by Peace Center) Dr.Zakir Naik says Quran is prepared, and compares Qura' to an instruction manual. 51. The Creator prepares the instruction manual. Allah (SWT) has endowed us humans with reason and intelligence. We invent and manufacture appliances for specific purposes. Tape recorders for instance are manufactured in large numbers. It has never

been suggested that in order to understand what is good for the tape recorder the manufacture should become a tape recorder himself. One simply assumes that the manufacturer will publish an instruction manual, since he has complete knowledge of his product. In short the instruction manual gives the dos and don'ts for the machine. If you think of the human being as a machine, it is indeed a complex creation of Allah (SWT). Our Lord and Creator Allah (SWT) need not come in the form of a human being to know what is good or bad for the human being. He only has to reveal the instruction manual to mankind. The Holy Qur'an is the instruction manual for human beings. ( from dr.zakir naik's book -Concept of God in Major Religions, p. 20) Dr.Zakir Naik says the name Ahle Hadeeth is not correct and coins and new name Ahle Saheeh Hadees and says that should be the correct name if at all a name is to be used. From the Jamiat Ahle hadees conference in Mumbai , India. 52. Ahle Hadees means, to do amal(action) based on hadeeth, which includes Quran aswell, hadees, I say if I have to say then, when I did question-answer, in our school admission, when I was doing question-answer, one Ahle Hadees came in front of me. Ahle Hadees! What is the meaning of Ahle Hadees? To implement based on hadees, I questioned him....that the hanafi people when the offer namaz(salah), where do they tie hands? He replied, below the navel. I said, this what they tie below the navel, there's a hadees in Abu Dawood, then do you tie hand below the navel. He replied No. I said why? He said, this hadeeth is Da'eef. Ok.That is Da'eef hadees. That's why I say, if it has to be said, then I say (with regards to ) myself that I am AHLE SAHEEH HADEES. Dr.Naik Attacks and Makes Mockery of Salafis by claiming sectarianism amongst salafis. From the Jamiat Ahle hadees conference in Mumbai , India. 53. SALAFI, how many salafees are there? QUTUBI , SUROOREE , MADHKHALEE, I can take names. And with all of them it is Allah's fadl that I have met them. Those who are their heads(Sardar log), with all of them I have met; I go to London, America I travel, I go to Saudi Arabia, I go to Gulf Country, how many groups and parties are there in SALAFEES? Claims to have discussion with Shaykh Abdul Azeez Ibn Baaz rahimahullah , apparently on the topic of calling oneself salafi. From the tapes of Jamiat Ahle hadees conference in Mumbai , India. 54. Once, in Riyadh, I went to meet Shaikh ibn Baaz(rahimahullah) when he was alive, I had gone to meet him. I went without appointment, his seceratery asked me, who are you? I said, I am a muslim. Which muslim are you? Which muslim are you? I said, Muslim.What is your Aqueedah? I said, Allah and Messenger.You question me , I will answer you. If you want to question, then do it with me. He wished that I should say...In Saudi Arabia, there are no Ahle Hadees, in Saudi Arabia there are salafi. Few people know Ahle Hadees. There if you say Ahle Hadees, they wont recognize you. In Saudi Arabia there are salafi.

Because I did not say that I am a salafi, he did not permit me to meet him. It is Allah's fadl that after few days, those whom I knew I went with them and it is Allah's fadl that more than an hour I had discussion with him , with Shaikh Ibn Baaz (rahimahullah). And this answer that I am giving, it is Allah's fadl alhamdulillah, there has been my discussion in this regard with enough ULAMAA OF MADEENAH UNIVERSITY, (about) this viewpoint that I have. This viewpoint(perspective) which I wish to put forward in front of you. But since the Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) has not said, that you should call yourself Salafi, that's why I... Allah and His Prophet...It is a different thing that it is Shaikh Bin Baz's fatwa , he wishes and I had a discussion with him. He says that one should call himself Salafi, that is his OPINION, I respect him, I respect him a lot, I follow most of his fatwas, but because I am a muslim, it is not FARD (obligatory) upon me to believe(follow) all the statements of Shaikh Bin Baaz. Dr.Zakir Naik Congratulates Atheist because Dr.Naik says atheists already believe in the first part of shahadah, i.e- Laa ilaaha PROVING THE EXISTENCE OF ALLAH (SWT) TO AN ATHEIST by Dr. Zakir Naik 55. "CONGRATULATING AN ATHEIST. Normally, when I meet an atheist, the first thing I like to do is to congratulate him and say, " My special congratulations to you", because most of the people who believe in God are doing blind belief he is a Christian, because his father is a Christian; he is a Hindu, because his father is a Hindu; the majority of the people in the world are blindly following the religion of their fathers. An atheist, on the other hand, even though he may belong to a religious family, uses his intellect to deny the existence of God; what ever concept or qualities of God he may have learnt in his religion may not seem to be logical to him. My Muslim brothers may question me, "Zakir, why are you congratulating an atheist?" The reason that I am congratulating an atheist is because he agrees with the first part of the Shahada i.e. the Islamic Creed, 'La ilaaha' - meaning 'there is no God'. So half my job is already done; now the only part left is 'il lallah' i.e. 'BUT ALLAH' which I shall do Insha Allah. With others (who are not atheists) I have to first remove from their minds the wrong concept of God they may have and then put the correct concept of one true God." (From Dr.Zakir Naik's Dawah Training Course material, under sectionDawah to Atheist in his website ) 56. Zakir Naik says Avtaar is Messenger and says ' kalki avtar' is Muhammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam. "….as far as the question earlier is concerned that…what is the concept of avatar and who is kalki avtar ? avtar in Sanskrit comes from the 'av' and 'thra' means coming down and the common meaning is of most of the common hindus is almighty god coming in this world in bodily form, but there are some scholars who say that Sanskrit word avatar cannot be a posses of god it can be that god almighty has send someone …like..a rishi etc.. and this is the similar concept in the quraan..that almighty god chooses man amongst men and with communicates with them on a higher level…whom we call as messengers…so

islaam believes in concept of messengers….and Allah says in quraan surah Fathir chapter 35, verse no.24…that Allah says …wa immin…….., there is not a nation or tribe in which we have not send a warner, Allah says in surah rad chapter no.13 verse no. 7.. wali kulli …..and in every age have we send a messenger, so if you read the Veda the vedas also talk about many learned men, many rishi, one of them is Kalki avatar, its mentioned in bhagwata purana , kand 12 , adhyah 2, shlokhas 18 -20 , that he will be born in the house of vishunu yaash , the chief of the city of sambala, his name will be kalki and god will incarnate…it further says he will be given 8 supernatural qualities he will ride a white horse with a sword in his right hand…and he will destroy the miscreant, its further mentioned in bhagwat purana.. kand 1, adhyay 3 , shlokha 25 that in kalyugh when kings will be like robber….when kings will be like robbers….in the house of Vishnu yash kalki will be born, its also mentioned in kalki purana, chapter no. 2, verse no.4…his father's name is Vishnu yash, its mentioned verse no. 5, chapter no.2 of kalki avtar that he will have 4 companions to help him in kalki puraa chapter no. 2 verse no.7 , he will be helped by devtas.. the angels in the battle field, kalki purana chapter no.2 verse no.11, he will be born in the house of Vishnu yash in the womb of sumati….kalki purana chapter no. 2, verse no.15.. he will b born on 12th month of madhav….in brief …you can give a talk on kalki avatar….in brief it says his fathers name will be Vishnu yash…that is the worshipper of god..the name of mohammed salAllahualaihiwasallam was Abdullah which means worshipper of god…his mothers name that means serenity means peaceful the mother's name of mohammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam was amina which also means serenity and peaceful…he will be born in the village of sambala….sambala means the place of serenity…and makkah is also called darul alam ..darul aman.. a place of peace and serenity…it says he will be born in the house of the village of sambala… we know mohammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam was born in the house of chief of makkah. He wil be born on the 12th month of madhav…we know mohammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam was born on the 12th of rabbiul awwal….it says he will be the anthim rishi…he wil be the last rishi …we know mohammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam mention in qurann in surah ahzab chapter no. 32 verse no. 40 ….maa kaana….. ,prophet mohammed peace be upon him was the seal of the prophet,…the akhri messenger….it further says he will migrate..he will get a revelation , this person in a cave and migrate and northwards and come back ..we know mohammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam got the first revelation in jabl nur…in gare hirah…the mountain of light. And he migrated to madinah northwards and came back….it says he will be given 8 supernatural qualities.. and the eight mentioned here is widom, self control, revealed knowledge, respected lineage, valour, strength, utmost charity and gratefulness …and all of these 8 are found in prophet mohammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam….it further says that he will guide the whole of humanity…..which is also mentioned in quraan in surah saba chapter no. 34 verse no.20 ..he was the messenger for whole of mankind..it futhter says he wil be given the white horse and we know mohammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam was given the buraq the white hourse …he will carry the sword in right hand,, mohammed salallahu alaihiwasallam took part in battles all of them or most of them in self defense…and even carried sword in right hand ..it says he will be helped by four companions….talking about the four khulfa rashideen…hazrat abu bakr, hazrat umar, hazrat usman, hazrat ali..it says that he will be helped by devtas and we know mohammed salAllahu

alaihiwasallam was helped by angels in the battle of badr in surah aali imran chapter no.3 verse 123-125 and surah anfal chapter no.8 , verse no. 8 and 9 , so all these prophesies point out to the last and final messenger prophet mohammed peace be upon him. ( Concept of God in Hinduism and islam in light of sacred scriptures) 57. Zakir Naik Compares Quranic Ayats to shlokhas and makes both a criteria to test the "candidates' almighty god. for "… lets try and understand the concept of God in islaam.. the best reply anyone can give you from the scriptures is quote to you surah ikhlas..chapter no. 112 verse on.1-4 which says: qul huwa….Say He is Allah one and only…………………(quotes the Arabic and translation)…..this is the four line definition of Allah subhanwatala of Almighty god given in the Quran if any person says so and so candidate is god…if that candidate fits in this fourline definition we muslims have got no objection in accepting that candidate as god…the first is : Qul huwa:… say He is One and only, ekam evidityam- god is only one without a second-chandogya Upanishad chapter no.6 , section no.2, verse no.1. the second is :Allahu Sammad=Allah the Absolute and Eternal, same as bhagwat gita chapter no.10, verse no.3, they know me as the unborn , not begotten,without a beginning, supreme lord of the worlds, the third test is : lam yalid walam yoolad: He begets not nor is he begotten, same as swetaswatar Upanishad chapter 6, verse n.9, nachasya Kasich ………., of Him there are no parents no lords , almighty god has got no mother, he has got no father he has got no superior, and the fourth test: walam yaqullahu….., there is nothing like Him, swethaswatra Upanishad chapter 4, verse no.19-yajur ved chapter no.32 verse no.3- natasyapratima asti- of that god there is no pratima, there is no likeness, there is no image, the is no picture, there is no statue. If any person say so and so candidates is god if that candidate fits in this four line definition which we discussed of the quraan and the hindu sacred scripture I have got no objection in accepting that candidate as god" ( Concept of God in Hinduism and islam in light of sacred scriptures) 58. Zakir naik Declares Unconditional love for kaafir sri sri ravishankar. "…islaam the greeting is peace…islam comes from root word sallam which means peace , it's the duty of every muslim and every human being that he should spread peace, if he does not spread peace he is not a muslim , sri sri ravishankar rightly said – that sabse prem karo, I also Love sri sri ravishankar- I Love him…for the things he has said which I agree…… (s s ravishankar intrepts saying- you have no choice but love me) …that's right , even if I had a choice I would yet love you…"( Concept of God in Hinduism and islam in light of sacred scriptures) 59. zakir naik says Hinduism believes in One God. "…sri sri ravishankar writes in first section..faith in one god, on page no.2, Hinduism is perceived to be a religion of many gods, but contrary to this perception it believes in one god, I agree with him 100% that's what I present in my talk" ( Concept of God in Hinduism and islam in light of sacred scriptures) 60. Zakir naik says the prophesies in hindu books is about the Muhammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam.

"…the question posed by the sister is ..is prophet mohammed peace be upon him prophesised in the sacred scriptures of Hinduism… I would like to again take help of this book..but ..please…. sri sri ravishankar writes on 26th page of this book- in the heading prophet muhammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam…. Prophet mohammed prophesised in vedic scriptures… and he gives reference bhavishya purana parv 3 kand 3 adiyata 3 shlokas 5-6…. Gurujeee…. Swamiji….. this reference is the only reference you give in the first book and its authentic its totally correct..i agree with you totally under the section of prophet muhammed mentioned in vedic scripture… sri sri ravishankar has quoted various verses of the vedas but only one verse has been given reference that is the mention of prophet muhammed in the scripture and he give the reference bhavishya purana parv 3 kand 3 adiyata 3 shlokas 5-6…I would like to congratulate you sri sri ravishankar that what u mentioned here is 100% correct…I would like to describe …though the verse was not mentioned here the reference is given…if you read the bhavishya purana parv 3 kand 3 adiyata 3 shlokas 5-8…which says that a malecha will come , a foreigner , speaking a foreign language …he wil come along with his companions.. that is his sahabas…. By the name Muhammed….. ( goes on quoting further from other books and says all this is pointing towards Muhammed salAllahu alaihiwasallam after his numerous quotation s s ravishankar said)….. thats good you all have to respect the Vedas now..the moulvi himself…the doctor himself…has said everyone should respect the vedas, don't think as the book of the kaafirs…or non believers ..so every muslim should respect all that is Indian and am very thankful to dr.hussain for bringing up this point and telling even the Vedas are same teaching the same knowledge and humanity and love for all humanity---( Concept of God in Hinduism and islam in light of sacred scriptures) 61. Zakir naik says Qura' is the best book dealing with art of living. an "…the best book dealing with the art of living it is the Glorious Qura'an" ( Concept of God in Hinduism and islam in light of sacred scriptures)

62. Zakir naik says he is student of islam and comparative religion as well as student of hindu scriptures. "…am just a student of islam and comparative religion as well as student of hindu scriptures and Vedas" ( Concept of God in Hinduism and islam in light of sacred scriptures)

63. Zakir Naik says the name found in hindu book –vishnu is name of Allah. "…the other name given to almighty god rig ved book no.2, hymn no.1, verse no.3 is Vishnu , Vishnu is called as the god who is the sustainer, if you translate sustainer in to Arabic it is somewhat similar to Rab.. we muslims have got no objection if someone calls almighty god as Rab or sustainer, but if someone says he is almighty god who has got 4 hands and giving an image to almighty god in one hand is the lotus ,the second hand is the counch traveling on the sea on a bed of snakes we muslims take strong objection to it, moreover

you are going against the yajur ved chapter no.32 verse no.3 which says –natasya pratima asti, of that god there is no pratima , there is no likness, there is no image, there is no picture, there is no statute, no sculpture…."( Concept of God in Hinduism and islam in light of sacred scriptures)

64.Zakir naik introduced as "Allaamatul Muslimeen" by the speaker in the King Fahd Hospital. (Islam Medical Science and Dieteray laws – VCD released by Peace Center) 65. zakir naik calls the books of Hinduism as authentic sacred scriptures. "..the best and the most appropriate method of understanding a religion is to try and authentic sources , the authentic scriptures of that relgion, if we have to understand Hinduism we have to understand the authentic sources the authentic sacred scriptures of hindusim and the most sacred scriptures in Hinduism are the Vedas..the Vedas are followed by the Upanishad, the ithihaas- ramyan mahabarat, bhagvat gita by the puranas manusmriti etc………"('Similarities between Hinduism and Islam',Chennai) 66. zaakir naik trying to prove ' Avtaara' Messengers. as "..let us discuss the 4th pillar of eemaan that is the messengers…first we discuss theMessenger Muhammed …., the common hindus they believe in avatar…avatar in sanscrit word derived from 'au' meaning down and 'thra' meaning pass over so avatar means coming down…or decending down…and according to oxford dictionary it says …that in hindu mythology avatar means decending of a religious sage or a diety on this earth in bodily form ….so the common hindu who believe that avatar is almighty god becoming a human being and coming into the world and the common hindu believes that Almighty god becomes human beings…become avatar so that he could fight against unrighteousness and he can protect his religion…. he comes down on the face of the earth to send the rules for the human beings….the do's and don'ts and to guide them…..and this concept they get from a verse of bhagvat gita chapter no.4 verse no.7 and 8 which says….. "yada yadahi darmasya………(zakir quotes the Sanskrit verse).." which is a very common verse recited in the beginig of mahabarata serial which means… that whenever there is (words unclear)…of righteousness and rise of unrighteousness I manifest myself ….verse no.8 says..to protect the good and to destroy the wicked …to establish the righteousness I manifest myself in every age…(Sanskrit quote) ..in every age I manifest myself…..this concept of avtaar is also repeated in bhagvat purana , khand 9, adyay 24, shlokas 56..it says whenever there is rise of unrighteouness and (words unclear) of sinfulness …I incarnate himself…..almighty god incarnate himself…so this concept of avatar …almighty god becoming human being ….which most commonly is understood by hindus is no where to be found anywhere in the veda…the avatar is not mentioned anywhere in the Vedas which are the most sacred of all the hindu scriptures….and the hindu scholars they say ……. (word unclear) hindu scholars..who are the pure vedantist…who purely believe in the Vedas ..they say that the Sanskrit word avatar is the position of almighty god its possessive ..it cannot refere to almighty god

himself…it can refer to almighty god sending a man …so these scholars they say that we have no objection almighty god sending a man in this world and if you read the Vedas there are several rishis whom almighty god has send in this world to guide the human beings….( similarities between Hinduism and Islaam, Chennai)

-"Oh Allah, I seek refuge in You lest I misguide others, or I am misguided by others, lest I cause others to err or I am caused to err, lest I abuse others or be abused, and lest I behave foolishly or meet with the foolishness of others". (Abu-Dawud, Ibn Majah, Nasa'i, At-Termithi see also Al-Albani, Sahih At-Tirmithi 3/152 and Sahih Ibn Majah 2/336) "Oh Allah, I seek refuge in You lest I misguide others, or I am misguided by others, lest I cause others to err or I am caused to err, lest I abuse others or be abused, and lest I behave foolishly or meet with the foolishness of others". (Abu-Dawud &
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Dr. Zakir Naik' use of Deobandi Fatwa to save his skin: s
quote: (Zakir) Naik, who returned from Haj on Wednesday, conveyed his reaction through his brother Mohammed Naik: "At the peace conference, while replying to a question, I neither condemned nor lauded Yazid. I did say 'May Allah be pleased with him' while mentioning Yazid. I can show the fatwas from seminaries like Darul Uloom Deoband supporting my stand." The above quote is an extract from the Times of India Newspaper http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Row_over_Islamic_preachers_remarks_/articleshow/2653996.cms This was after the Shia were condemning him after the Peace Conference in 2007. What prevented our Brother in Islam, Dr. Naik from quoting from Qur'an and Sunnah? What prevented him from quoting from the Salafee Ulemah of the past and Present? He has to use a Deobandi Fatwa to protect himself from the Rafidhi criticism! Similarly there are press-releases on the internet regarding this same issue in which Dr. Naik lists the various organizations and Scholars who have given fataawa which support his stand. In that also he lists Darul Uloom Deoband at the top! Interestingly, the Deobandis have given quite a few fataawa telling their followers to not listen to Dr. Naik. One such fatwa from their website is attached. May Allaah guide him and us. Aameen. In the "About IRF" section on the website of Dr. Naik's organization (Islamic Research Foundation), it says quote: "IRF's activities and facilities provide the much needed understanding about the truth and excellence of Islamic teachings - based on the glorious Qur'an and authentic Hadith, as well as adhering to reasons, logic and scientific facts."

The bold in the above quote is mine. The screenshot is attached. Note that "Explanations of the Salaf"(Sahaabah, Tabieen, Atba ut tabieen and Imaams after them) is missing in the quote above. Also read the statements of the Salaf censuring logic, ilm ul kalaam, etc. on the various Salafee websites and even this forum. Doesn't Dr. Naik need to go and learn the Deen from the Ulemah of Ahlul Athar before he gives "Da'wah"? May Allaah guide him and us to the Siraat al-Mustaqeem. Aameen. Here are just a sample of some books that are sold by Islamic Research Foundation of Dr. Naik. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Islam, the West and the challenges of modenity by Tariq Ramadhan Muslim in France : The Way Towards Co-Existence by Tariq Ramadhan To Be a European Muslim by Tariq Ramadhan Islam : An Historical Perspective by Abu Ala Maududi Mawdudi : An Introduction to His Life and Thought by Khurshid Ahmad LET US BE MUSLIMS (PART 5)-Hajj & Jihad by Sayed Abul Ala Mawdudi The Islamic Way of Life by Sayed Abul Ala Mawdudi FUNDAMENTALS OF ISLAM II by Sayed Abul Ala Mawdudi Islam and the Crisis of the Modern World by Mohd.qutub In the Shade of the Quran (Para 30) by Sayed Qutub Shaheed MILESTONES by Sayyid Kutub Letter to a Muslim Student in the West by Imam Hasan Al-Banna The Concept of Allah in the Islamic Creed by Hasan Al Banna Shaheed SIRATUN NABI ( VOL I ) H/C by Allama Shibli Naumani SIRATUN NABI ( VOL II) H/C by Allama Shibli Naumani Intellectual Modernism of Shibli Nuýmani (160) by Mrs.Mehr Afroz Murad SHAMAAIL TIRMIDHI (ARABIC-ENGLISH) by Muhammed Zakariya Kandhelwi

In case some don't know about some of the authors then, know that Mawdudi was the first Ameer of the deviant group Jamate islami. Shibli Naumani was a Deobandi. Muhammed Zakariyya Kandhelwi is called Shaykhul Hadith by Tablighi Jamaat. Now some might claim that he also sells books by Salafee Ulemah like Shaykh Ibn Baaz, Shaykh Rabee & others. The answer would be similar to what Shaykh Falaah hafidhahullah gave below quote: Someone came to Shaykh Falaah bin Ismaa'eel in Birmingham regarding such groups saying: "These groups (such as Ihyaa Turaath, Ahl-e-Hadith UK) are not deviated because they establish tele-links with the Salafi scholars!" The Shaykh replied (abridged): "Why do you not also say along with that that these groups set up links, conferences, lectures, panel sessions and much more than with ahlulbid'ah, with the Shee'ah, with the Raafidhah, with the Grave-worshipping Soofees, with Ikhwaanul-Muslimeen, with the Qutubees, with the people of deviated political ideologies with the Marxists and callers to other faiths?! Why do you not proclaim that likewise? Is it not true that they do that also?" The brother replied:

"Yes they do." So Shaykh replied, "Then where is their jealousy for the Sunnah and their love for it and their allegiance to it?!" source: http://www.salafitalk.net/st/viewmessages.cfm?Forum=9&Topic=5220

May Allah guide Dr. Naik, those co-operating with IRF and all of us to the Siraat al Mustaqeem. Aameen Attached is the Introduction to Dr. Zakir Naik as mentioned on the website of Islamic Research Foundation. As mentioned in the attached introduction, Dr. Naik is just an Orator. Obviously, any Muslim who wants to learn about Islam or how to give Da'wah to non-Muslims should learn from the Scholars and the Students of Islamic Knowledge and not from Orators. Click http://www.troid.org/new-basics/a-warning-to-the-newmuslim/be-careful-who-you-take-your-deen-from.html quote: ýAbdullaah ibn Masýood radiAllahu anhu said: "Verily, you are in a time in which there are many scholars and few speakers. And verily after you, there will come a time in which there will be many speakers, while the scholars in it will be few." (Kitaab al ilm of Imam Nasa'ee with checking of Shaykh Albani)

Should Dr. Naik read the non-Muslim scriptures and call himself "Student of Comparative Religion"? To see fataawa of Permanent Committee regarding who is qualified to read non-Muslim scriptures in order to refute them click http://www.salafitalk.net/st/printthread.cfm?Forum=16&Topic=8489 May Allah guide the Muslims to take knowledge from the mashaykh of Ahlus Sunnah rather than anyone who starts speaking in the name of Da'wah. Aameen. is another screenshot from Islamic Research Foundation's website clearly showing the manhaj errors of Dr. Naik - may Allah guide him and us. Do read the foll. e-books and articles:The Status of the Sunnah in Islam by Shaykh al-Albaanee rahimahullah How are we Obligated to Interpret the Noble Qur'aan? To Those who put their Intellects above the Evidences Scientific Tafseers Two Ways to Know the Creator by Ibn al-Qayyim Regarding the serious errors of Moududi(first Amir of Jamate Islami), Sayyid Qutb and Hasan alBanna(founder of Ikhwanul Muslimeen) there are many articles/audios on the Salafi websites and forums like this. As an example click http://spubs.com/sps/sp.cfm?secID=NDV&loadpage=displaysection.cfm I can confirm what Br. Abu Khadeejah said regarding Dr. Naik praising Salman al-Oadah and Safar alHawali in the 2nd link above. Some years ago I saw on ARY Digital Channel when Dr. Naik had gone to Pakistan, someone asked him a question regarding suicide bombing in the live phone-in question programme. And he mentioned (paraphrased) that there is a difference of opinion. Some Scholars like Shaykh Ibn Baz and Shaykh

Uthaymeen deem it impermissible. While other Scholars like Shaykh Salman al-Oadaah and Shaykh Safar al-Hawalee deem it permissible under certain conditions. WAllahu aalam. Attached are screenshots from the official website of Peace TV which is a satellite television channel promoted by Dr. Zakir Naik. Don't forget to look at their list of "Orators and Scholars"! Fatwa of Permanent Committee on the forbiddence of reading the books of non-Muslims by common Muslims and beginning Students of Knowledge This is a naseeha to the Muslims to stay away from wasting their time on watching Peace TV and instead learn tawheed and Sunnah from the authentic sources and from the Rabbani Ulemah and their Students. It is also a naseeha to Dr. Naik and Peace TV owners and promoters to spend more time on seeking knowledge of the deen from the Salafee mashaykh and then give Da'wah based on the manhaj of the Salaf as-Salih.

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