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Which religion based on keeping your body neat and clean always and giving daily compulsory body exercise as in worship.

Asked by SATTAYAM, 25 Mar '09 06:11 pm
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Islam places great emphasis on cleanliness, in both its physical and spiritual aspects. On the physical side, Islam requires the Muslim to clean his body, his clothes, his house, and the whole community, and he is rewarded by God for doing so. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said, for example:

"Removing any harm from the road is charity (that will be rewarded by Allah)." [Bukhari]
While people generally consider cleanliness a desirable attribute, Islam insists on it , making it an indispensable fundamental of the faith. A Muslim is required to be pure morally and spiritually as well as physically. Through the Qur'an and Sunnah Islam requires the sincere believer to sanitize and purify his entire way of life.
In the Qur'an Allah commends those who are accustomed to cleanliness:

"Allah loves those who turn to Him constantly and He loves those who keep themselves pure and clean." [2: 22]
In Islam the Arabic term for purity is Taharah. Books of Islamic jurisprudence often contain ...more
Answered by funda, 25 Mar '09 08:30 pm

 
  
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You dont need a religion or a scripture to know that u have to keep ur body clean and give proper exercise to ur body ! Primary school education equips u for that ! Even animals know that ! Compulsion is tried in certain societies where many are ignorant of even these basic facts of living ! Why relate this to religion and spirituality ? Its a pity that a religion has to teach things like bathing and excreting !
Answered by Shunmugham, 25 Mar '09 07:54 pm

 
  
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Prayer is enough to have enough exercise.
Answered by mohd yousuf, 25 Mar '09 06:14 pm

 
  
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I can't imagine that you need to consult a book wether to keep your body clean or not !! i declare it joke of the day !!
Answered by Suman Singh, 25 Mar '09 11:33 pm

 
  
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All religions of the world emphasis this in one way or the other. It is the followers who change according to their convienence. Buddism and Hinduism is the best example.
Answered by BABUJI, 25 Mar '09 06:17 pm

 
  
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All religions
Answered by SHASHI AGRAWAL, 25 Mar '09 06:14 pm

 
  
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Hinduism
Answered by conviction, 19 Mar '13 10:21 pm

 
  
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All religions have this aspect
Answered by anil garg, 06 Mar '10 11:28 pm

 
  
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It must be a religion follower of which God must have suspected most dirty. It is interesting to know which one it is.
Answered by Daredevils, 04 Apr '09 11:47 pm

 
  
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No religion preaches any body to remain dirty or keep bad mind it i upto peopl who keep them selves dirt y and do bad things for that let us not blame any religion
Answered by Dinesh C S, 25 Mar '09 10:05 pm

 
  
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