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Muslim does not like idolatry, but worshipping at Ka'ba is it not worshipping idol?

Asked by SREENIVAS, 12 Oct '08 03:45 pm
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U can see many lengthy answers all are copied & pasted from "www.irf.net" website........................ All muslim friends in this q&a r thinking themselves scholar by copy & paste method. THE FACT IS ............ muslims never agree with "Idolatry", if they accept-----as per islamic law, "Fatwa" will be issued against that person. So, they will not accept........

Muslim scholars say "It is important to note that though Muslims face the Kaaba during prayers, they do not worship the Kaaba" --- WHY THEY FACE KAABA ? WHY THEY FOLLOW A PARTICULAR DIRECTION AT THE TIME OF PRAY ? They come up with some ambiguous answers i.e. "in order to unite muslims"-- DOES UNITY HAS ANY RELATION WITH DIRECTION OF PRAY ?? ...........................WHEN THEY PRAY GOD, WHO CAN BE ANYWHERE & EVERYWHERE......................So,why they maintain Direction ?????????????....................................

WHY THEY KEEP PHOTOS OF KAABA AT HOME ?? they don't have any logical answer to that............ ...more
Answered by saumen ganguli, 12 Oct '08 06:07 pm

 
  
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This is not the first time this question is being asked. People are fully aware of the real purpose of all the Muslims facing in one direction for prayers. A non-Muslim will never understand why we need to pray in one direction. I mean people who have 330 million of Gods and Godesses, will never understand why we Muslims worship one Allah, follow teaching on one book, follow one prophet and worship in one direction.
Let me again tell you we do not woprship the Ka'aba. It is just a central point to which all Muslims face for prayers.
Answered by ArifAnwar Khan, 13 Oct '08 12:20 am

 
  
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In the first place who told it is an idol cant u differentiate between an idol and a strutcture
Answered by iqbal seth, 19 Jan '13 12:33 pm

 
  
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Facing a direction to worship & actually worshipping are 2 completely different things. Muslims don't pray TO the Kaaba but pray TOWARDS THE DIRECTION OF the Kaaba :)
Answered by A Moin, 13 Oct '08 06:47 am

 
  
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We are tired of this. what is white for us is black for them. what is black for us, is white for them. so, good and bad does not make any difference for some. it is pointless showing them the right path. Its just like telling a small baby do not put your hand in fire, but still the child will put their hand in fire beacuse the child do not know fire is hot and do not know the difference between good and bad.
so they are still babies - not matured to know difference between good and bad.
for them hell is heaven, and heaven is hell.
Answered by pee, 12 Oct '08 05:13 pm

 
  
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They worship but not idol but a building....a cubical structure !!. they keep picture of kaaba and moon n star in their homes but condemn others for having pics of their dieties !! they are opposed to Hindu caste system but at the same time fiercely divided amongst themselves. everything is right n wrong as per their convenience.this is nothing but hipocracy !!
Answered by Suman Singh, 12 Oct '08 04:23 pm

 
  
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Kaaba is the Qibla i.e. the direction Muslims face during their prayers. It is important to note that though Muslims face the Kaaba during prayers, they do not worship the Kaaba. Muslims worship and bow to none but Allah.
It is mentioned in Surah Baqarah
We see the turning of thy face (for guidance) to the heavens: now shall We turn thee to a Qiblah that shall please thee. Turn then thy face in the direction of the Sacred Mosque: wherever ye are, turn your faces in that direction."[Al-Quran 2:144]
For instance, if Muslims want to offer Salaah (Prayer), it is possible that some may wish to face north, while some may wish to face south. In order to unite Muslims in their worship of the One True God, Muslims, wherever they may be, are asked to face in only one direction i.e. towards the Kaaba. If some Muslims live towards the west of the Kaaba they face the east. Similarly if they live towards the east of the Kaaba they face the west
The Muslims were the first people to draw the map o ...more
Answered by wajid ali, 12 Oct '08 04:17 pm

 
  
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Well u r mistaken sir....it has so much importance,,its our holy place ,but we does not worship kabah........its our position of offering namaz..thats it
Answered by ghazala akbar, 12 Oct '08 03:54 pm

 
  
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The Ka'ba is a cubical structure located at the center of Masjid al-Haram in Mecca. The Baqara verse, revealed to the Prophet Muhammad, established the Ka'ba as the direction (qibla) towards which Muslims must address their five daily prayers, and as the destination of annual pilgrimage, or hajj, required once in the lifetime of every Muslim. Each year, worshippers gather in the courtyard of Masjid al-Haram and encircle the Ka'ba seven times (tawaf), during which they kiss and touch the Black Stone (al-Hajar al-Aswad), a Muslim object of veneration embedded in the eastern corner of the Ka'ba. As it stands today, the cubical structure is fifteen meters tall and measures ten and a half meters by twelve meters on the exterior. It is oriented such that its four corners align roughly with north, south, east and west.

The structure predates Islam and is believed to have been first built by the Prophet Abraham and his son Ismail, although there are no archaeological findings to support th ...more
Answered by Dinesh Manaktala, 12 Oct '08 03:48 pm

 
  
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Let us avoid controvercies my friend
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 12 Oct '08 03:46 pm

 
  
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