Why Should We Follow Islam?

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What is the purpose of human creation?. Why do we have to follow Islam? Why Allah needs our prayers? All religions basically teach their followers to do good deeds then why should a person only follow Islam??Can he not follow any of the other religion??These are the some questions which often non-Muslims ask from the Muslims. Such questions need specific answers. In most of the cases, the common Muslim cannot give the answer. However there are many reasons due to which we can say that we should follow Islam. From the times of yore humen are following many religions (Hinduism, Muslim, Christianity etc.) Or worship some god i.e. bhagwan, deota, sun or Allah. We should follow Islam because Islam has many outstanding features which differentiate it from other religions. According to SIVANANDA (1999) definition of religion is1“The word Religion comes from the Latin word religio which consists of two words, viz., re (back) and ligare (to bring or bind). That which binds the soul back to God is religion. Religion shows the way for the attainment of God-realisation”. God created the people for his worship. So the basic purpose of human life is to worship Allah.. When we study different religions we come to know that all religions have same opinion about the purpose of human life which is following. Christian tells that the purpose of human life is to worship of Allah. In bible Allah says 2” do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.” Corinthians 6:19-20Islam also tell us the purpose of our life and in Quran Allah says And I did not create the Jinn and mankind except to worship Me… (Quran, 51:5... ... middle of paper ... ... Allah. Works Cited 1Sivananda s.s, (1999). All about hinduism. 7th ed. P.O. Shivanandanagar—249 192 Distt. Tehri-Garhwal, Uttar Pradesh, Himalayas, India.: A divine life society publication. http://www.dlshq.org/download/hinduismbk.htm 21Corinthians6:19-20 http://www.openbible.info/topics/my_purpose_in_lifehttp 3 . The Return of Hazrat Isa Alaihis Salaam. [ONLINE] Available at: http://raza-e-khushtar.org/articles/miscellaneous-topics/the-return-of-hazrat-isa-alaihis-salaam.[Last Accessed28nov13]. 4.U.S. Department of Justice. National Crime Victimization Survey. 2008-2012.http://www.rainn.org/get-information/statistics/frequency-of-sexual-assault 5.ASSOCHAM Social Development Foundation .ASDFhttp://www.indianexpress.com/news/in-india-one-rape-every-40-mins-study/1047326/
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