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Why Akbar got his religion changed to deen e ilahi? What forces he experienced to do so? Really did he inevitably change religion?

Asked by Archana, 22 Mar '09 01:16 pm
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Sir / Madam -I don't actually get the question but Deen E Elahi Means religion from God and Islam is religion from God .Let's see following verse Indeed, the religion in the sight of Allah is Islam. (Quran, 3:19) In the same chapter Allah declares: And whoever desires other than Islam as religion - never will it be accepted from him, and he, in the Hereafter, will be among the losers (in the Hellfire). (Quran, 3:85)
Answered by funda, 22 Mar '09 01:35 pm

 
  
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His conscious mind made it so and at the same time he could not avoid his advisors.He would have adored hinduism if he was not influenced
Answered by Narayana Raja, 23 Mar '09 04:50 am

 
  
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Akbar was a wise ruler. He sought longevity for his kingdom by including the local population in governance. For the first few years of consolidation of his empire, he used his ancestral religion to subdue and kill the hindus and imposed a tax on them for being non-muslims. The balance of power in the region was such that the king could not trust his allies. Akbar's father had to run to Iran for help. Akbar wanted to build alliance with hindus to secure his kingdom. He was illiterate but hired the most qualified courtiers and he must have followed his own search for truth. There was a political necessity and an innate desire to understand the universe which culminated in a new religion that had a rational core and a suprstitious outer-shell. Perversions of monarchy, like prostrating (sijda) and kissing the emperor's feet made it un-desirable, but it was an excellent creation in 16th century India. The number of followers of Deen-e-ilahi never went over 19 and it was a disastrous fai ...more
Answered by Malik Rashid, 27 May '09 09:59 am

 
  
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Akbar was a true Muslim and he followed Islam. wherever he went ,he and his army killed non-believers(Hindus) following words of Allah written in quran. he beheaded 80,000 rajputs after winning chitod. massacred of kaafirs(Hindus) on a very large scale. these chapters about Akbar deen e elahi have been erased from our history books !! he developed good friendship with few Hindus. he realised the futility of his acts..... he was disillusioned with Islam and in an attempt to reform violent form of Islam,he formed Deen-E-elahi. sadly there were no takers. i think some 18 people adopted these set of principles.
Answered by Suman Singh, 22 Mar '09 02:28 pm

 
  
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