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  • Different Interpretations Of Religion

    Posted by umer Khan on April 10, 2021 at 1:55 pm

    اللہ نے اس زمین پر اپنا آخری پیغمبر بھیجا اور آخری کتاب بھیجی مگر اس کتاب سے ہر کسی نے مرضی کے مطابق آیات نکال کر دین کی سیاسی تعبیر بھی کر دی مسلکی تعبیر بھی کر دی اور عقلی تعبیر بھی کردی مگر ایک ہی دین کی اتنی تعبیریں کیسے درست ہو سکتی ہیں؟ اللہ نے کتاب میں تعبیر بھی خود ہی کیوں نہ لکھ دی تاکہ بعد میں یہ مسائل نہ ہوں ؟

    Nadeem Minhas replied 3 years, 2 months ago 5 Members · 5 Replies
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  • Different Interpretations Of Religion

    Nadeem Minhas updated 3 years, 2 months ago 5 Members · 5 Replies
  • Munnoo Khan

    Member April 10, 2021 at 2:35 pm

    Allah did not send the Holy Qur’an down to the heart of His Messenger (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) to be recited only; rather He sent it down so that people may reflect upon it and ponder over its verses, and thus increase in faith, as He, may He be exalted, says (interpretation of the meaning):

    “And whenever there comes down a Soorah (chapter from the Quran), some of them (hypocrites) say: “Which of you has had his Faith increased by it?” As for those who believe, it has increased their Faith, and they rejoice.

    But as for those in whose hearts is a disease (of doubt, disbelief and hypocrisy), it will add suspicion and doubt to their suspicion, disbelief and doubt, and they die while they are disbelievers”

    [at-Tawbah 9:124, 125].

    For detailed article you can click following link:

    https://islamqa.info/en/180621

  • Ahsan

    Moderator April 10, 2021 at 2:37 pm

    Kindly refer to following thread
    Discussion 26386

  • Umer

    Moderator April 10, 2021 at 6:57 pm

    The biggest favor that God did on us is availability of religious text in its pure form. Whatever text in the world that we have, it is always bound to be understood by a Human Mind. Even if we have an interpretation of Quran given by God, that text was also bound to be understood by Human Mind just the way it was with the primary text. Therefore, it is only natural that every text is bound to have different interpretations, and as far as religion is concerned, there is no accountability on us when we reach a wrong conclusion based on our understanding of text, provided that it was an honest mistake of understanding. We have not been put into this trouble of reaching only single interpretation of Quran. And to be honest, there has never been any disagreement in any interpretation of God’s word when it comes to the basic universal message of Quran. The only differences that arise relate to few matters of the Law and matters of application for which God himself has said that one would not be held accountable if one reached a wrong conclusion as an honest mistake of understanding.

    You may find the following video very insightful in this regard (although the whole video is very insightful)

    Please refer to the video below from 13:14 to 27:50

    https://youtu.be/hfNFfJtmlvg?t=794

    Alternative Link: ilm-o-Hikmat 20-10-2019

  • Umer

    Moderator April 10, 2021 at 6:58 pm
  • Nadeem Minhas

    Member April 11, 2021 at 9:01 am

    Umer Khan. The meaning of any word or sentence is inside the person itself. For example, if you talk about a “flying object” to a person a few thousand years ago, he will imagine a bird, but these days, they may imagine a bird, an airplane, a rocket, etc.

    So the point is that no matter what word you write or whatever you say, people will derive difference meaning based on the their knowledge, experience, emotions and intentions.

    Similarly, if someone has bad intentions, the person would see a different meaning in the same verse than a person with good intentions.

    Similarly based on a person’s knowledge, command of Arabic language, knowledge of history. etc. the person may derive a slightly different meaning of a verse than the others. This only applies to the details of a subject; that doesn’t negate the overall message of Allah. But when it comes to understanding the overall message of the Allah in Quran, all the person with good intention would come up with the same meaning. In such cases there is no difference in understanding.

    In my example of a flying object above. There will be no difference in understanding between people that we are talking about something that flies, the difference in understand between people will be in details as to what that particular flying object looks like, how it flies, what it is made of, etc.

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