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Why green colour is associated with Muslims?

Asked by SREENIVAS, 14 Jul '08 10:19 pm
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I think it is a sign and a color of faith .
Answered by Janedeyaar Bhatt, 14 Jul '08 10:22 pm

 
  
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I think green is their sacred color.
Answered by uuuu uuuu, 14 Jul '08 10:21 pm

 
  
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Most ecofriendly
Answered by Sumit Basu, 14 Jul '08 10:28 pm

 
  
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Green stands at the middle of the spectrum of light and by taking the colour the muslims that they take the middle path in life.
Answered by bhabani das, 14 Jul '08 10:23 pm

 
  
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The color green has been associated with Islam for a long time, in fact for many centuries. It is not clear why this is so. Some say green was Prophet Muhammads favorite color and that he wore a green cloak and turban. Others believe that it symbolizes nature and life, hence the physical manifestation of God.
Answered by Manisha Mehra, 14 Jul '08 10:24 pm

 
  
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The color green has a special place in Islam, and is often used to represent it among other world religions. One can often find it in mosques and other important places, as well as on the flag of Saudi Arabia. Some say green was Muhammads favorite color and that he wore a green cloak and turban, while others believe it symbolizes vegetation and life. Some say that after Muhammad, only the caliphs were allowed to wear green turbans. In the Qur'an (Surah 18:31), it is said that the inhabitants of paradise will wear green garments of fine silk. While the reference to the Qur'an is verifiable, it is not clear if other explanations are reliable or mere folklore.

Regardless of its origins, the color green has been firmly cemented in Islamic culture for centuries; for example, it is absent in many medieval European coats of arms, as during the Crusades, green was the color used by the Islamic soldiers. Additionally, in the palace of Topkapi in Istanbul, there is a room with relics of Muh ...more
Answered by LALITKUMAR RANA, 14 Jul '08 10:22 pm

 
  
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