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Why do MUSLIMS worship in Arabic? What if we do that in THEIR own language?

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Asked by truth exposed, 03 Dec '12 04:55 pm
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It is a fact recognized by the linguists that the Arabic language has the best ability to express wide and deep thoughts and to explain important subjects in short and precise words. Moreover, it has been proved that no language, except Arabic, is capable of presenting such deep spiritual, moral and ethical expressions in such an eloquent manner. Therefore the choice of Arabic for Islamic prayers is not to be wondered upon.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 03 Dec '12 05:52 pm

 
  
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When considered first, it seems more sensible for a believer to worship his Sustainer in his own language. However, when contemplated thoroughly, there appear different outcomes:

First, we need to make a clear distinction between prayers and stated prayers (namaz). In prayers, a believer presents his needs and wishes to his Sustainer in any language he wants. This is a personal matter and has to do with a servants presenting his own needs and wishes to his Creator directly without a means. In prayer, everyone can supplicate from Allah in his own language.

The stated prayer (namaz) is quite different from that. In Namaz, all Muslims regardless of languages and races gather as if to form a single body and worship Him collectively. In this worship, like hearts, the language also needs to be in unison. What is more, worship must be performed in the way in which Allah (SWT) commanded and how His Messenger (PBUH) described to.

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Answered by secularthought, 03 Dec '12 04:56 pm

 
  
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Arabic is Rich Mans language. Urdu is Poor Mans language. Thats why. Sab Paise ka khel hai
Answered by Jhandu Balm, 03 Dec '12 04:57 pm

 
  
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I believe for the muslims who are not arab or who dont speak arabic,language should not be a barrier.that can be true if we muslims put in the effort to understand our religion and arm ourselves with knowledge.we should stop the tradition of donkeys i.e. repetition with no understanding.we should not simply be told read this 10 times and do this and do that without knowing what we do and why we do.

in this line,many people actually wonder why we muslims pray in arabic and do most acts of worship in arabic.some who were "muslims" have even abandoned islam because they believe they are following the language of another people.that all stems from misunderstanding.ofcourse the enemies of islam and the christian missionaries with their perfected acts of brainwashing and deceptive preaching take advantage of the muslim state of ignorance.
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Answered by anil garg, 08 Dec '12 11:14 pm

 
  
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