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Reference : prohibition of alcohol
question : which religions prohibit alcohol from scriptural basis ?

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Asked by azam khan, 20 Jan '12 08:31 pm
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Alcohol has been the scourge of human society since time immemorial. It continues to cost countless human lives, and causes terrible misery to millions throughout the world. Alcohol is the root cause of several problems facing society. The statistics of soaring crime rates, increasing instances of mental illnesses and millions of broken homes throughout the world bear mute testimony to the destructive power of alcohol.

1. Prohibition of alcohol in the Quran

The Glorious Quran prohibits the consumption of alcohol in the following verse:

"O ye who believe!
Intoxicants and Gambling,
(Dedication of) stones,
And (divination by) arrows, ...more
Answered by hemant mehta, 20 Jan '12 08:33 pm

 
  
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Buddhism prohibits intoxicants in any form. Alcohol is a form of intoxicant. The Buddhist Panchseel mentions this.
1. No killing
2. No stealing
3. No sexual misconduct
4. No lying
5. No intoxicants
Islam also prohibits use of alcohol but it is silent on use of tobaccos and other intoxicant drugs.
Answered by Hedonist Fakir, 20 Jan '12 09:30 pm

 
  
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ISLAm
Answered by klm, 20 Jan '12 10:11 pm

 
  
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Islam
Answered by ambuj kumar, 20 Jan '12 08:43 pm

 
  
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Cathalic
Answered by michelson s, 20 Jan '12 08:37 pm

 
  
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Nurse in Hospital check me and I get erection. She laugh and laugh. Meaning of this ?
Answered by Khuli Guda, 20 Jan '12 08:31 pm

 
  
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An interesting BA
Answered by anil garg, 08 Feb '12 11:23 pm

 
  
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Answered by Drushti, 20 Jan '12 08:36 pm

 
  
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