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Does the The word "jihad" does not mean "holy war ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 08 Nov '12 08:37 pm
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Jihad is not being performed as it should be ! War is war neither it can be peace war nor holy war . The term WAR always leads to disaster .
Answered by joyesh chakraborty, 08 Nov '12 09:02 pm

 
  
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Jihad , an Islamic term, is a religious duty of Muslims. In Arabic, the word jihd translates as a noun meaning "struggle".There are two commonly accepted meanings of jihad: an inner spiritual struggle and an outer physical struggle. The "greater jihad" is the inner struggle by a believer to fulfill his religious duties. This non-violent meaning is stressed by both Muslim and non-Muslim authors.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 08 Nov '12 08:58 pm

 
  
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The word "jihad" does not mean "holy war". Instead, it means the
inner struggle that one endures in trying to submit their will to the
will of God. Some Muslims may say they are going for "jihad" when
fighting in a war to defend themselves or their fellow Muslims, but they only
say this because they are conceding that it will be a tremendous
struggle. But there are many other forms of jihad, which are more relevant to
the everyday life of a Muslim such as the struggles against laziness,
arrogance, stinginess, or the struggle against a tyrant ruler or against
the temptation of Satan, or against one's own ego, etc....
Answered by z, 08 Nov '12 08:42 pm

 
  
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A very important question which relates to the propagation of all divine messages. It relates to the instrument of propagation Adherents of almost all religions, as they move away in time from the source, are invariably known to have employed coercion either to keep people within the fold of their religion, or to convert others into their faith. But according to the Holy Quran, this in no way reflects upon their religion's attitude to coercion. No religion at its source has ever permitted the use of force in any form whatsoever. In fact all religions have been made targets of coercion, and no efforts were spared by their opponents to arrest the growth of religions at their source and to annihilate them completely. Every time a new prophet came, attempts were invariably made by the enemies to suppress his message through the use of force and merciless persecution. It is the most tragic irony therefore that of all the books, the Holy Quran is singled out today as proponent of the employm ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 08 Nov '12 09:35 pm

 
  
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In very short, and without giving a lecture like mr z had done jihad means a cleanishing of your heart
Answered by iqbal seth, 08 Nov '12 09:09 pm

 
  
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Real meaning is holy was but wrongly interpreted by muslim clergymen to kill.or convert to islam to non muslims,
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 08 Nov '12 08:40 pm

 
  
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What is Jihad?

Jihad comes from the Arabic word 'Jahada', which means "to strive, to struggle, to exert effort." In the Islamic context Jihad means to strive against one's own evil inclinations. Jihad in Islamic terminology also means to strive to make the society better. Jihad even also includes fighting in the battlefield in self defense and it also includes fighting against tyranny and oppression.

Jihad means 'to strive, to struggle.'

For instance, If a student strives to pass in his examination, in Arabic we say he is doing Jihad. If an employee strives to satisfy his employer, irrespective wheter the work he is doing is good or bad, it is called Jihad. If a politician strives to get votes, irrespective wheter he is good or bad, it is referred to as Jihad in Arabic. Jihad merely means to strive. -
Answered by TRUTH SEEKER, 23 Sep '13 09:15 pm

 
  
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One need to win jihad in himself or herself Ist. Then the world would have been a better place to live.
Answered by prabirb, 08 Nov '12 08:57 pm

 
  
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