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The Muslims ruled India for about a thousand years. If they wanted, they had the power of converting each and every non-Muslim of India to Islam. Today more than 80% of the population of India are non-Muslims. All these non-Muslim Indians are bearing witness today that Islam was not spread by the sword...... Plz. Comments.......

Asked by Indiano, 19 Sep '08 10:11 pm
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I agree that ancesters of not every Muslim in India took to Islam because of fear of sword. However for you to make a sweeping staement that it applies to 100% of such cases would be controversial. After all jehadis are making staements all over the world that they are doing their religious duty to establish domination of Islam Dont forget that the very reason for Shivaji Maharaj's struggle was to prevent forcable conversion. You cannot close your eyes to historical fact that had it not been for him there would have been 100% conversion
Answered by Vikram, 19 Sep '08 10:31 pm

 
  
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I agree that ancesters of not every Muslim in India took to Islam because of fear of sword. However for you to make a sweeping staement that it applies to 100% of such cases would be controversial. After all jehadis are making staements all over the world that they are doing their religious duty to establish domination of Islam Dont forget that the very reason for Shivaji Maharaj's struggle was to prevent forcable conversion. You cannot close your eyes to historical fact that had it not been for him there would have been 100% conversion
Answered by Quest, 12 Aug '13 02:03 pm

 
  
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But now the worst danger for sick is Dr.Zakir naik and his team.. The words and knowledge is the actual sword, which cuts down the falsehood grown on truth since time.......

The best way is to gather people to defeat Zakir naik
Answered by Zafar, 22 Sep '08 05:55 am

 
  
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Islam teaches about Good & Ideal things of life - there is no doubt about that. BUT ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS LEADERS ALWAYS SPREAD HATRED ..... AND GIVE INSPIRATION TO FILL THIS GLOBE WITH MUSLIMS & THUS KILL OTHER RELIGIOUS PEOPLE.....example of such could be found in IRAQ, Afthanistan & Today Pakistan's blast....

PLEASE READ HISTORY, THEN SPEAK....HOW MUCH MEAN & NARROW PATH WERE FOLLOWED BY THOSE ISLAMIC RULERS TO COVERT THEM TO ISLAM.......

IT WAS
1. STRENGTH IN THOUGHT PROCESS OF VEDIC CULTURE,
2. OUR WILL POWER,
3. BLOOD SHEDS OF OUR GREAT SOUL &
4. GOD'S GRACE ....................................THAT TODAY OUR VEDIC CULTURE IS STILL SURVIVING ACROSS THE GLOBE.

Please move across the globe, then u will find that at each country in Europe, America, Africa, Middle east & Arab & asia ......there is vedic culture followed.....IT IS MY PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE and that's why i am writing...
Answered by saumen ganguli, 21 Sep '08 04:45 pm

 
  
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You hv raised an extremely valid point indiano....a point which people very very conveniently ignore....otherwise how else they can malign Islam and muslims....it cant be denied tht there were some despotic rulers but Islam is more powerful thn such rulers when it says tht "there is no compulsion in faith" and "lakum deenukum waliadeen" (to me my faith and to you yours)....had Islam been spreading by the sword thn all non-muslims wud hv bn thrown out like muslims and jews were thrown out of spain (by christians by force) and our country wud hv bcom a muslim country centuries back.....but its the beauty of Islam tht it believes in Dawah and thn leaving people to choose wht they want to follow.....
Answered by The Light, 21 Sep '08 10:06 am

 
  
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Muslims conquered Spain in 711 AD and ruled it for about 800 years. These Spanish Arabs later became known as the Moors. When Europe was still going through the Dark Ages, the Moors established a golden civilization of science and culture. One historian remarks,

The Moors organized that wonderful kingdom of Cordova, which was the marvel of the Middle Ages, and which, when all Europe was plunged in barbaric ignorance and strife, alone held the torch of learning and civilization bright and shinning before the Western world.

Cordova (Arabic Kurtuba) was the capital of that civilization. This city was ten miles long with a twenty-four-mile suburb and a million population (almost twice the current population of Washington, DC) . It is said that it had 60,000 palaces and mansions, 200,000 houses, 80,000 shops, 3,800 mosques and 700 public baths. Among many libraries, the largest was the Imperial Library of the Emir containing 400,000 books. The citys University of Cordova was famous ...more
Answered by misconception, 20 Sep '08 09:59 pm

 
  
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Muslims also ruled spain for 800 years but never forced anyone to take islam.muslims are known to be fairt and just rulers and that is exactly what our holy quran says. if some one has deviated from the islamic teachings , then he alone should be held responsible as an individual and not the entire community.
so it is a proven fact that islam is not spread by sword as if it is spread by sword people will revert back when the fear dies. the people accepted islam due to the truthfullness of islam. ok if islam was spread by sword earlier , then why is islam still spreading despite so much animosity agaianst it created by the islamic haters and jews at large. many countries are witnessing islamic growth , who is pushing them now ? well the islamic haters will have no answer but will still try to stick to their logicless point
Answered by RukhsanaSiddiqui, 20 Sep '08 02:46 pm

 
  
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Dear Indiano ,The religion of Islam is not named after a person as in the case of Christianity which was named after Jesus Christ, Buddhism after Gotama Buddha.etc Islam" means the submission or surrender of one's will to the only true god worthy of worship Those who do that are Muslims.Since God is the absolute and the sole master of men and the universe, He is the sovereign Lord, the Sustainer and Nourisher, the Merciful, Whose mercy enshrines all beings; and since He has given each man human dignity and honor, and breathed into him of His own spirit, it follows that, united in Him and through Him, and apart from their other human attributes, men are substantially the same and no tangible and actual distinction can be made among them, on account of their accidental differences such as nationality, color or race.But whether we follow such is the question not for conversion or any statics when we all are brothers of the same universe.Prophet delivered on the occasion of the Farewell H ...more
Answered by Narayana Raja, 20 Sep '08 04:40 am

 
  
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Muslim rulers could not force all Hindus to islam.
only weak people or those who could not pay heavy taxes imposed on non muslims, adopted islam.........not out of love but compulsion and fear.
their places of worship were destroyed and priests killed.

Guru's of sikh religion formed khalsa panth as they were the kings and out of sense of duty they sacrificed their lives and families to fight against the forced conversions.
similar revolts were in other part of the country too...... which saved majority of people from Islam.

Somnath temple has witnessed the barbarianism of Muslim rulers.......demolished 7times !! Gaznavi himself hammered the shivlingam and made steps of a masjid with it's pieces.read "history of somnath temple" to open up ur eyes!!
hakikat rai.....a teenaged boy was butchered.......by the then Nawab of Sirhind....very much muslim ruler.
read aurangzeb etc.too. ...more
Answered by Suman Singh, 19 Sep '08 11:51 pm

 
  
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Firstly Muslims dose not rule whole india for 1000 years.
Answered by Priyangshu, 19 Sep '08 10:15 pm

 
  
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