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Summary of Comparative Religion Teachings
“What the Scriptures Teach”
What are your core beliefs?
Does the scripture you follow contradict your core beliefs?
(Sanatan-Dharma – The Eternal Religion)
The Holy Bible
‘Bhagavad-Gita’ means the Song of God in Sanskrit.
‘Bibli’ means little books in Greek.
‘Qara’ means to recite in Arabic.
God is one, Lord Krishna.
7.26, 9.8, 9.11, 9.18, 9.24, 10.8, 15.18
God is one, Yahweh.
God is one, Allah.
Lord Krishna has been seen by millions and is described.
11.53-54, 4.6, 4.8, 9.11
ZERO description of the Bible God, Yahweh has never been seen.
John 1:18, 4:12, Genesis 1:27
ZERO description of the Quran God, Allah has never been seen.
6.103, Bukhari 3234
The Bhagavad-Gita has been spoken thousands of times by Lord Krishna on many planets in many universes.
4.6, 4.8, 9.7
The Bible is a one-off scripture (scripture delivered only once). Not existing beyond this planet.
The Quran is a one-off scripture (scripture delivered only once). Not existing beyond this planet.
The aim of following Sanatan-Dharma is to attain love of God and go back to the spiritual manifestation and live eternally in complete bliss in a spiritual body.
The aim of following Christianity is to love God and go to heaven and live in this same material body.
Matthew 22:37, 7.21-23
The aim of following Islam is:
“there will be a success (Paradise); Gardens and grapeyards; And young full-breasted (mature) maidens of equal age; And a full cup (of wine).” (78.31-34)
4.13, 3.185, 37.48, 44.54, 55.56, Bukhari 4879
The purpose of our existence is to enjoy the juice (rasa) of a personal companion relationship with Lord Krishna.
4.35, Nectar of Devotion text 49
God created us for his pleasure.
The purpose of our existence is so that we bow down to Allah.
We are the eternal companions of Lord Krishna.
We are the servants of Yahweh.
James 1:1, Genesis 9:26
We are the slaves of Allah.
The living entity is the soul and not the body.
The living entity is the body.
Genesis 2:7, 3:19
The living entity is the body.
23.82, 19.67, 35.11, 11.7
We are eternal (we have always existed).
We are not eternal; this is the first and only life.
Ezekiel 18:4, Matthew 10:28
We are not eternal; this is the first and only life.
3.185, 7.25, 19.67
We get unlimited chances (reincarnation).
We only get one chance (only one life).
Genesis 3:19, Hebrews 9:27
We only get one chance (only one life).
We are unique individuals.
We are not unique individuals.
We are not unique individuals.
4.1 23.82, 19.67, 35.11, 11.7
We are all Divine (a spark of God).
We are all born sinful (not Divine).
We are not Divine.
Love for all living beings. All lives matter.
12.13-14, 11.55, 15.7, 16.1
Love for the followers only. All lives do not matter.
Matthew 10:34-38, Luke 19:27
Love for the followers only. All lives do not matter.
49.10, 48.29, 9.5, 9.111
Justice for all living beings.
Justice for Christians only.
John 3:18, Mark 16.16
Justice for Muslims only.
48.29, 3.110, 98.6
Plants and animals have souls.
Chapter 2 verses
No mention of plants and animals having a soul.
No mention of plants and animals having a soul.
Animals are not food and should not be killed (Vegetarianism).
9.26, 12.13-14, 16.1
Animals are food and can be killed and eaten.
Animals are food and can be killed and eaten.
5.1, 5.4, 22.36
Vedic Gurus must be pure vegetarian.
Christian priests are animal eaters, but Jesus was a vegetarian.
The Prophet ate cows and camels.
Sunan Abu Dawud 1746, 3738, Bukhari 294.
Equal rights for all men and women.
Equal rights for Christians only.
2 Corinthians 6:14, Mark 16:16
No equal rights for women and non-Muslims.
2.228, 4.34, 4.11, 48.13
We suffer and enjoy due to our own actions (Administered by the Law of Karma).
Only Yahweh knows why we suffer.
Only Allah knows why we suffer.
Humans are not divided into believers and unbelievers.
Humans are divided into believers and unbelievers.
Mark 16:16, John 3:18, Matthew 12:30
Humans are divided into believers and unbelievers.
49.10, 48.29, 30.45, 5.51, 8.12
Not mentioned in the whole Gita
People can be stoned to death.
Deuteronomy 13:10, 17:2-5, 21:21, 22:24
People can be stoned to death.
24.2, 7.84, 27.58, Bukhari 6827, Muslim 1696a
No slavery. Females can NEVER be taken captive.
Lord Krishna was personally present during the Mahabharat war and not a single person was taken captive.
Men, women, and children can be enslaved. Females can be taken captive, used, and kept as slaves.
Leviticus 25:44, Exodus 21:7, Deuteronomy 20:14
Men, women, and children can be enslaved. Females can be taken captive, used, and kept as slaves or sold into slavery.
16.75, 23.5-6, 33.50, 33.26, 70.29-30, Bukhari 7263, 6161, 5191, 7409
Lord Krishna never uses fear to get followers, only love.
Yahweh uses fear to get followers.
Deuteronomy 6:13, Exodus 22:20, 2 chronicles 15:13, Ecclesiastes 12:13-14
Allah uses fear to get followers.
15.69, 26.131, 8.12, 9.5
Freedom of religion for all and hatred for none.
18.63, 18.51-53, 9.18
Intolerance for other religions and hatred.
2 Chronicles 15:13, Exodus 22:20, John 3:18
No freedom of religion, intolerance for other religions, and hatred.
3.85, 3.19, 8.39, 48.28, 98.6, 4.89, 8.55, Bukhari 3017, 6930
Freedom to question everything.
Freedom to question.
Ask no questions policy.
Not mentioned in the whole Gita
8.1, 8.69, 33.27
Circumcision is violence. The Gita teaches Ahimsa (nonviolence) 10.5, 13.8
Male circumcision and female genital mutilation.
Bukhari 6297, Muslim 349
No eternal damnation for anyone. No eternal suffering for any soul. Eventually all souls go back to the spiritual manifestation and live eternally in complete bliss. This is because, Lord Krishna is truly most merciful and forgiving.
Eternal damnation for others. Eternal suffering for those who don’t follow the religion.
Mark 16:16, Matthew 25:46, Romans 10:9
Eternal burning in hellfire for others. Eternal suffering for those who don’t follow the religion.
48.13, 57.19, 2.24, 3.12, 9.5, 83.16
Lord Krishna is equal to all.
Yahweh is not equal to all. He favors only Christians.
Allah is not equal to all. He favors only Muslims.
8.39, 98.6, 16.75, 49.10
Cremate the dead body, for it is useless. The body decomposes and turns to dust. The living entity is the soul and not the body. At death of body, the soul moves onto another body (reincarnation).
Bury the dead body, for it will rise one day from the grave (resurrection). The living entity in the body.
Bury the dead body, for it will rise one day from the grave (resurrection). The living entity is the body.
Day of judgement is immediately at death.
Day of judgement not known.
Day of judgement not known.
Lord Krishna is present in every Temple.
6.30, 9.5, 13.14
Yahweh is not present in any Church.
Allah is not present in any Mosque. The Muslims face Mecca when praying.
Religious Scriptures Claimed to be from God
Four main verses of Srimad-Bhagavatam
(Canto 2 chapter 9, verses 33-36)
Over 1,800 verses
Over 1,800 verses
Over 4,000 verses
Over 25,000 verses
Over 100,000 verses
Over 500,000 verses
2,000 - 3,200
Old Testament: 23,145 verses
New Testament: 7,957 verses
500 years ago
Pillars of Religion
The pillars of Sanatan-Dharma based on the Bhagavad-Gita are:
“The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Fearlessness; puriﬁcation of one’s existence; cultivation of spiritual knowledge; charity; self-control; performance of sacriﬁce; study of the Vedas; austerity; simplicity; nonviolence; truthfulness; freedom from anger; renunciation; tranquility; aversion to faultﬁnding; compassion for all living entities; freedom from covetousness; gentleness; modesty; steady determination; vigor; forgiveness; fortitude; cleanliness; and freedom from envy and from the passion for honor – these transcendental qualities, O son of Bharata, belong to godly men endowed with divine nature. (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 16.1-3)
It can be clearly seen that the pillars of Sanatan-Dharma benefit all living beings, because these themselves will make positive behavioral changes among the followers. The followers will become truthful, be kind to all living beings, and help the poor from any community.
These are the greatest commandments of Jesus, which can benefit all humans if both these are followed, and especially if one knows God as a person and not just a name in a book.
The pillars of Islam:
The Bhagavad-Gita Verses
Translations by Swami Srila Prabhupada
Never was there a time when I did not exist, nor you, nor all these kings; nor in the future shall any of us cease to be.
8, 10, 30, 31
As the embodied soul continuously passes, in this body, from boyhood to youth to old age, the soul similarly passes into another body at death. A sober person is not bewildered by such a change.
O son of Kuntī, the nonpermanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of winter and summer seasons. They arise from sense perception, O scion of Bharata, and one must learn to tolerate them without being disturbed.
That which pervades the entire body you should know to be indestructible. No one is able to destroy that imperishable soul.
8, 10, 30
As a person puts on new garments, giving up old ones, the soul similarly accepts new material bodies, giving up the old and useless ones.
The soul can never be cut to pieces by any weapon, nor burned by fire, nor moistened by water, nor withered by the wind.
This individual soul is unbreakable and insoluble, and can be neither burned nor dried. He is everlasting, present everywhere, unchangeable, immovable and eternally the same.
Although I am unborn and My transcendental body never deteriorates, and although I am the Lord of all living entities, I still appear in every millennium in My original transcendental form.
To deliver the pious and to annihilate the miscreants, as well as to reestablish the principles of religion, I Myself appear, millennium after millennium.
Being freed from attachment, fear and anger, being fully absorbed in Me and taking refuge in Me, many, many persons in the past became purified by knowledge of Me – and thus they all attained transcendental love for Me.
According to the three modes of material nature and the work associated with them, the four divisions of human society are created by Me. And although I am the creator of this system, you should know that I am yet the nondoer, being unchangeable.
The intricacies of action are very hard to understand. Therefore one should know properly what action is, what forbidden action is and what inaction is.
6, 7, 14, 28
Having obtained real knowledge from a self-realized soul, you will never fall again into such illusion, for by this knowledge you will see that all living beings are but part of the Supreme, or, in other words, that they are Mine.
For one who sees Me everywhere and sees everything in Me, I am never lost, nor is he ever lost to Me.
O Arjuna, as the Supreme Personality of Godhead, I know everything that has happened in the past, all that is happening in the present, and all things that are yet to come. I also know all living entities; but Me no one knows.
And yet everything that is created does not rest in Me. Behold My mystic opulence! Although I am the maintainer of all living entities and although I am everywhere, I am not a part of this cosmic manifestation, for My Self is the very source of creation.
O son of Kuntī, at the end of the millennium all material manifestations enter into My nature, and at the beginning of another millennium, by My potency, I create them again.
The whole cosmic order is under Me. Under My will it is automatically manifested again and again, and under My will it is annihilated at the end.
Fools deride Me when I descend in the human form. They do not know My transcendental nature as the Supreme Lord of all that be.
I am the goal, the sustainer, the master, the witness, the abode, the refuge and the most dear friend. I am the creation and the annihilation, the basis of everything, the resting place and the eternal seed.
I am the only enjoyer and master of all sacrifices. Therefore, those who do not recognize My true transcendental nature fall down.
16, 17, 23
If one offers Me with love and devotion a leaf, a flower, a fruit or water, I will accept it.
14, 18, 20, 29
I envy no one, nor am I partial to anyone. I am equal to all. But whoever renders service unto Me in devotion is a friend, is in Me, and I am also a friend to him.
Intelligence, knowledge, freedom from doubt and delusion, forgiveness, truthfulness, control of the senses, control of the mind, happiness and distress, birth, death, fear, fearlessness, nonviolence, equanimity, satisfaction, austerity, charity, fame and infamy – all these various qualities of living beings are created by Me alone.
I am the source of all spiritual and material worlds. Everything emanates from Me. The wise who perfectly know this engage in My devotional service and worship Me with all their hearts.
The form you are seeing with your transcendental eyes cannot be understood simply by studying the Vedas, nor by undergoing serious penances, nor by charity, nor by worship. It is not by these means that one can see Me as I am.
My dear Arjuna, only by undivided devotional service can I be understood as I am, standing before you, and can thus be seen directly. Only in this way can you enter into the mysteries of My understanding.
My dear Arjuna, he who engages in My pure devotional service, free from the contaminations of fruitive activities and mental speculation, he who works for Me, who makes Me the supreme goal of his life, and who is friendly to every living being – he certainly comes to Me.
One who is not envious but is a kind friend to all living entities, who does not think himself a proprietor and is free from false ego, who is equal in both happiness and distress, who is tolerant, always satisfied, self-controlled, and engaged in devotional service with determination, his mind and intelligence fixed on Me – such a devotee of Mine is very dear to Me.
Humility; pridelessness; nonviolence; tolerance; simplicity; approaching a bona fide spiritual master; cleanliness; steadiness; self-control; renunciation of the objects of sense gratification; absence of false ego; the perception of the evil of birth, death, old age and disease; detachment; freedom from entanglement with children, wife, home and the rest; even-mindedness amid pleasant and unpleasant events; constant and unalloyed devotion to Me; aspiring to live in a solitary place; detachment from the general mass of people; accepting the importance of self-realization; and philosophical search for the Absolute Truth – all these I declare to be knowledge, and besides this whatever there may be is ignorance.
Everywhere are His hands and legs, His eyes, heads and faces, and He has ears everywhere. In this way the Supersoul exists, pervading everything.
7, 12, 13, 28
The living entities in this conditioned world are My eternal fragmental parts. Due to conditioned life, they are struggling very hard with the six senses, which include the mind.
Because I am transcendental, beyond both the fallible and the infallible, and because I am the greatest, I am celebrated both in the world and in the Vedas as that Supreme Person.
13, 16, 20
The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Fearlessness; purification of one’s existence; cultivation of spiritual knowledge; charity; self-control; performance of sacrifice; study of the Vedas; austerity; simplicity; nonviolence; truthfulness; freedom from anger; renunciation; tranquillity; aversion to faultfinding; compassion for all living entities; freedom from covetousness; gentleness; modesty; steady determination; vigor; forgiveness; fortitude; cleanliness; and freedom from envy and from the passion for honor – these transcendental qualities, O son of Bharata, belong to godly men endowed with divine nature.
Being purified by his intelligence and controlling the mind with determination, giving up the objects of sense gratification, being freed from attachment and hatred, one who lives in a secluded place, who eats little, who controls his body, mind and power of speech, who is always in trance and who is detached, free from false ego, false strength, false pride, lust, anger, and acceptance of material things, free from false proprietorship, and peaceful – such a person is certainly elevated to the position of self-realization.
Though engaged in all kinds of activities, My pure devotee, under My protection, reaches the eternal and imperishable abode by My grace.
Thus I have explained to you knowledge still more confidential. Deliberate on this fully, and then do what you wish to do.
Proof of the Bhagavad-Gita Teachings – Verses with some Explanations
Note: The following words cannot be found in the whole Bhagavad-Gita Sanskrit to English translations:
Believer, unbeliever, disbeliever, caste, Hindu, non-Hindu, prisoner, slave, captive, fear me, fear Krishna, instill fear, hellfire.
This is because Lord Krishna is a responsible and loving person. The proven God of mercy and love. He commands His followers to be kind and loving to all living beings.
a. Lord Krishna does Not divide humanity into believers and unbelievers, because He considers everyone as belonging to Him.
b. Lord Krishna was personally present during the Mahabharat war. Not a single person was taken captive nor enslaved.
c. Lord Krishna does Not advocate slavery, nor stoning, nor looting.
d. Lord Krishna does Not advocate taking females captive, in war or outside of war.
e. Lord Krishna does Not send those who do not follow Him to hellfire or hell. Nor does He advocate damnation or eternal suffering for any soul. This is because He considers all souls as His eternal friend and companions.
f. Lord Krishna does not use fear to get followers, only love.
g. Lord Krishna orders kindness to all living entities.
Lord Krishna is the well-wisher of everyone – The Beneficent
“The benefactor and well-wisher of all living entities...” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 15.29)
Lord Krishna is the dearest friend of everyone – The Most Kind
“I am the most dear friend... [to everyone]” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 9.18)
Lord Krishna treats everyone equally – The Most Gracious
“I envy no one, nor am I partial to anyone. I am equal to all...” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 9.29)
The true God is one who is equal to all His creations (all living beings) and partial to none.
Lord Krishna doesn’t command the killing of animals for food – The Most Benevolent
“If one offers Me with love and devotion a leaf, a flower, a fruit or water, I will accept it.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 9.26)
A devotee of Lord Krishna can only eat food that is first offered to Him (Bhagavad-Gita 9.27-28), and He only takes vegetarian food. Thus, the devotees should be pure vegetarian.
Lord Krishna commands His devotees to love all living entities – The Most Loving
“One who is not envious but is a kind friend to all living entities – such a devotee of Mine is very dear to Me...” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 12.13-14)
“Being purified by his intelligence and controlling the mind with determination, giving up the objects of sense gratification, being freed from attachment and hatred, one who lives in a secluded place, who eats little, who controls his body, mind and power of speech, who is always in trance and who is detached, free from false ego, false strength, false pride, lust, anger, and acceptance of material things, free from false proprietorship, and peaceful – such a
person is certainly elevated to the position of self-realization.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 18.51-53)
Lord Krishna forgives – The Most Forgiving
“Even if you are considered to be the most sinful of all sinners, when you are situated in the boat of transcendental knowledge you will be able to cross over the ocean of miseries.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 4.36)
Lord Krishna has no enemies and commands His devotees to love the enemies too – The Most Merciful
“Who treats alike both friend and enemy...” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 14.22-25)
“One who is equal to friends and enemies, who is equipoised in honor and dishonor, heat and cold, happiness and distress, fame and infamy, who is always free from contaminating association, always silent and satisfied with anything, who doesn’t care for any residence, who is fixed in knowledge and who is engaged in devotional service – such a person is very dear to
Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 12.18-19)
Even the most sinful people can go back to the Kingdom of God if they simply stop sinning from this moment on, worship Lord Krishna, and follow His instructions - the Bhagavad-Gita.
Lord Krishna considers everyone to be His family member – The Lord of Pure love
“The living entities in this conditioned world are My eternal fragmental parts. Due to conditioned life, they are struggling very hard with the six senses, which include the mind.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 15.7)
Lord Krishna gives us all free will – The Most Caring
“Thus, I have explained to you knowledge still more confidential. Deliberate on this fully, and then do what you wish to do.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 18.63)
Lord Krishna does not force anyone to follow Him, nor curse, nor torment, nor instill fear. This is because Lord Krishna is the most responsible Person.
Lord Krishna gives highest morality teachings – The Most Responsible
“The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Fearlessness; purification of one’s existence; cultivation of spiritual knowledge; charity; self-control; performance of sacrifice; study of the Vedas; austerity; simplicity; nonviolence; truthfulness; freedom from anger; renunciation; tranquility; aversion to faultfinding; compassion for all living entities; freedom from covetousness; gentleness; modesty; steady determination; vigor; forgiveness; fortitude; cleanliness; and freedom from envy and from the passion for honor – these transcendental qualities, O son of Bharata, belong to godly men endowed with divine nature.“ (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 16.1-3)
“Pride, arrogance, conceit, anger, harshness and ignorance – these qualities belong to those of demoniac nature, O son of Prtha.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-Gita 16.4)
“May there be good fortune throughout the universe, and may all envious persons be pacified. May all living entities become calm by practicing bhakti-yoga, for by accepting devotional service they will think of each other’s welfare. Therefore, let us all engage in the service of the supreme transcendence, Lord Sri Krishna, and always remain absorbed in thought of Him.” (Srimad-Bhagavatam 5.18.9)
The below are some statements made by the God of the Bhagavad-Gita, Lord Krishna. For each of the below 11 items, write down similar statements from your God, quoting from the scripture you follow. Can you do this?
1. Bhagavad-Gita 5.29: Lord Krishna states He is the benefactor and well-wisher of all living entities.
2. Bhagavad-Gita 6.9: Lord Krishna states that His devotee regards honest well-wishers, affectionate benefactors, the neutral, mediators, the envious, friends and enemies, the pious and the sinners all with an equal mind.
3. Bhagavad-Gita 9.18: Lord Krishna states that He is the dearest friend of everyone.
4. Bhagavad-Gita 9.29: Lord Krishna states that He envies no one, nor is He partial to anyone. He is equal to all.
5. Bhagavad-Gita 12.13-14: Lord Krishna states that one who is not envious but a kind friend to all living entities is very dear to Him.
6. Bhagavad-Gita 14.22-25: Lord Krishna states that one who treats alike both friend and enemy has become spiritual.
7. Bhagavad-Gita 16.1-3: Lord Krishna states that those who are non-violent, truthful, charitable, simple, free from anger, and compassionate to all living entities have developed divine nature.
8. Bhagavad-Gita 18.63: Lord Krishna does not curse, nor force, nor hate, nor instill terror, for anyone who does not follow Him. He gives us free will to follow Him or not.
Are you Following an Omnipresent, Omniscient, and Omnipotent God?
Omnipresent Present everywhere at the same time
Bhagavad-Gita 9.5: Lord Krishna states that He is present everywhere.
Bhagavad-Gita 7.21, 8.4, 13.18, 15.15, 18.61: Lord Krishna states that He is in everyone’s heart.
Srimad-Bhagavatam 11.15.12: Lord Krishna states that He is present in every atom.
Knows the past, present, and the future
Bhagavad-Gita 4.5, 7.26: Lord Krishna states that He knows the past, present, and the future.
Omnipotent Unlimited power and opulence
Bhagavad-Gita 10.42: Lord Krishna states that He supports the entire universe with a single particle of Himself.
Bhagavad-Gita 10.40: Lord Krishna states that He has infinite opulence.
Bhagavad-Gita 9.7: Lord Krishna states that He creates and destroy millions of universes.
Bhagavad-Gita 9.8: Lord Krishna states that the whole cosmic order is under
Translations by Hilal & Khan, unless stated otherwise.
All the praises and thanks be to Allah, the Lord of the 'Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists).
But if you do it not, and you can never do it, then fear the Fire (Hell) whose fuel is men and stones, prepared for the disbelievers.
And divorced women shall wait (as regards their marriage) for three menstrual periods, and it is not lawful for them to conceal what Allah has created in their wombs, if they believe in Allah and the Last Day. And their husbands have the better right to take them back in that period, if they wish for reconciliation. And they (women) have rights (over their husbands as regards living expenses, etc.) similar (to those of their husbands) over them (as regards obedience and respect, etc.) to what is reasonable, but men have a degree (of responsibility) over them. And Allah is All-Mighty, All-Wise.
Say (O Muhammad SAW) to those who disbelieve: "You will be defeated and gathered together to Hell, and worst indeed is that place to rest."
Truly, the religion with Allah is Islam. Those who were given the Scripture (Jews and Christians) did not differ except, out of mutual jealousy, after knowledge had come to them. And whoever disbelieves in the Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, signs, revelations, etc.) of Allah, then surely, Allah is Swift in calling to account.
And whoever seeks a religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted of him, and in the Hereafter he will be one of the losers.
You [true believers in Islamic Monotheism, and real followers of Prophet Muhammad SAW and his Sunnah (legal ways, etc.)] are the best of peoples ever raised up for mankind; you enjoin Al-Ma'ruf (i.e. Islamic Monotheism and all that Islam has ordained) and forbid Al-Munkar (polytheism, disbelief and all that Islam has forbidden), and you believe in Allah. And had the people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians) believed, it would have been better for them; among them are some who have faith, but most of them are Al-Fasiqun (disobedient to Allah - and rebellious against Allah's Command).
Everyone shall taste death. And only on the Day of Resurrection shall you be paid your wages in full. And whoever is removed away from the Fire and admitted to Paradise, he indeed is successful. The life of this world is only the enjoyment of deception (a deceiving thing).
O mankind! Be dutiful to your Lord, Who created you from a single person (Adam), and from him (Adam) He created his wife [Hawwa (Eve)], and from them both He created many men and women and fear Allah through Whom you demand your mutual (rights), and (do not cut the relations of) the wombs (kinship). Surely, Allah is Ever an All-Watcher over you.
Allah commands you as regards your children's (inheritance); to the male, a portion equal to that of two females; if (there are) only daughters, two or more, their share is two thirds of the inheritance; if only one, her share is half. For parents, a sixth share of inheritance to each if the deceased left children; if no children, and the parents are the (only) heirs, the mother has a third; if the deceased left brothers or (sisters), the mother has a sixth. (The distribution in all cases is) after the payment of legacies he may have bequeathed or debts. You know not which of them, whether your parents or your children, are nearest to you in benefit, (these fixed shares) are ordained by Allah. And Allah is Ever All-Knower, All-Wise.
These are the limits (set by) Allah (or ordainments as regards laws of inheritance), and whosoever obeys Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad SAW) will be admitted to Gardens under which rivers flow (in Paradise), to abide therein, and that will be the great success.
Men are the protectors and maintainers of women, because Allah has made one of them to excel the other, and because they spend (to support them) from their means. Therefore the righteous women are devoutly obedient (to Allah and to their husbands), and guard in the husband's absence what Allah orders them to guard (e.g. their chastity, their husband's property, etc.). As to those women on whose part you see ill-conduct, admonish them (first), (next), refuse to share their beds, (and last) beat them (lightly, if it is useful), but if they return to obedience, seek not against them means (of annoyance). Surely, Allah is Ever Most High, Most Great.
They wish that you reject Faith, as they have rejected (Faith), and thus that you all become equal (like one another). So take not Auliya' (protectors or friends) from them, till they emigrate in the Way of Allah (to Muhammad SAW). But if they turn back (from Islam), take (hold) of them and kill them wherever you find them, and take neither Auliya' (protectors or friends) nor helpers from them.
O you who believe! Fulfill (your) obligations. Lawful to you (for food) are all the beasts of cattle except that which will be announced to you (herein), game (also) being unlawful when you assume Ihram for Hajj or 'Umrah (pilgrimage). Verily, Allah commands that which He wills.
They ask you (O Muhammad SAW) what is lawful for them (as food). Say: "Lawful unto you are At-Tayyibat [all kind of Halal (lawful-good) foods which Allah has made lawful (meat of slaughtered eatable animals, milk products, fats, vegetables and fruits, etc.)]. And those beasts and birds of prey which you have trained as hounds, training and teaching them (to catch) in the manner as directed to you by Allah; so eat of what they catch for you, but pronounce the Name of Allah over it, and fear Allah. Verily, Allah is Swift in reckoning."
O you who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians as Auliya' (friends, protectors, helpers, etc.), they are but Auliya' to one another. And if any amongst you takes them as Auliya', then surely he is one of them. Verily, Allah guides not those people who are the Zalimun (polytheists and wrong-doers and unjust).
Before you, a community asked such questions, then on that account they became disbelievers.
No vision can grasp Him, but His Grasp is over all vision. He is the Most Subtle and Courteous, Well-Acquainted with all things.
He said: "Therein you shall live, and therein you shall die, and from it you shall be brought out (i.e. resurrected)."
And We rained down on them a rain (of stones). Then see what was the end of the Mujrimun (criminals, polytheists, sinners, etc.).
They ask you about the Hour (Day of Resurrection): "When will be its appointed time?" Say: "The knowledge thereof is with my Lord (Alone). None can reveal its time but He. Heavy is its burden through the heavens and the earth. It shall not come upon you except all of a sudden." They ask you as if you have a good knowledge of it. Say: "The knowledge thereof is with Allah (Alone) but most of mankind know not."
They ask you (O Muhammad SAW) about the spoils of war. Say: "The spoils are for Allah and the Messenger." So fear Allah and adjust all matters of difference among you, and obey Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad SAW), if you are believers.
(Remember) when your Lord inspired the angels, "Verily, I am with you, so keep firm those who have believed. I will cast terror into the hearts of those who have disbelieved, so strike them over the necks, and smite over all their fingers and toes."
And fight them until there is no more Fitnah (disbelief and polytheism: i.e. worshipping others besides Allah) and the religion (worship) will all be for Allah Alone [in the whole of the world]. But if they cease (worshipping others besides Allah), then certainly, Allah is All-Seer of what they do.
For the worst of beasts in the sight of Allah are those who reject Him: They will not believe. (Yusuf Ali)
So enjoy what you have gotten of booty in war, lawful and good, and be afraid of Allah. Certainly, Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
13, 23, 28
Then when the Sacred Months (the Ist, 7th, 11th, and 12th months of the Islamic calendar) have passed, then kill the Mushrikun (see V. 2:105) wherever you find them, and capture them and besiege them, and prepare for them each and every ambush. But if they repent and perform As-Salat (Iqamat-as-Salat), and give Zakat, then leave their way free. Verily, Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
Verily, Allah has purchased of the believers their lives and their properties; for the price that theirs shall be the Paradise. They fight in Allah's Cause, so they kill (others) and are killed. It is a promise in truth which is binding on Him in the Taurat (Torah) and the Injeel (Gospel) and the Quran. And who is truer to his covenant than Allah? Then rejoice in the bargain which you have concluded. That is the supreme success.
And He it is Who has created the heavens and the earth in six Days and His Throne was on the water, that He might try you, which of you is the best in deeds. But if you were to say to them: "You shall indeed be raised up after death," those who disbelieve would be sure to say, "This is nothing but obvious magic."
"And fear Allah and disgrace me not."
Allah puts forward the example (of two men a believer and a disbeliever); a slave (disbeliever) under the possession of another, he has no power of any sort, and (the other), a man (believer) on whom We have bestowed a good provision from Us, and He spends thereof secretly and openly. Can they be equal? (By no means, not). All the praises and thanks be to Allah. Nay! (But) most of them know not.
8, 9, 10, 11
Does not man remember that We created him before this, and he was non existent? (Amhad Khan)
And the Budn (cows, oxen, or camels driven to be offered as sacrifices by the pilgrims at the sanctuary of Makkah.) We have made for you as among the Symbols of Allah, therein you have much good. So mention the Name of Allah over them when they are drawn up in lines (for sacrifice). Then, when they are down on their sides (after slaughter), eat thereof, and feed the beggar who does not ask (men), and the beggar who asks (men). Thus have We made them subject to you that you may be grateful.
And those who guard their chastity (i.e. private parts, from illegal sexual acts). Except from their wives or (the captives and slaves) that their right hands possess, for then, they are free from blame;
Then (again), surely, you will be resurrected on the Day of Resurrection.
They said: "When we are dead and have become dust and bones, shall we be resurrected indeed?
The woman and the man guilty of illegal sexual intercourse, flog each of them with a hundred stripes. Let not pity withhold you in their case, in a punishment prescribed by Allah, if you believe in Allah and the Last Day. And let a party of the believers witness their punishment. (This punishment is for unmarried persons guilty of the above crime but if married persons commit it, the punishment is to stone them to death, according to Allah's Law).
"So fear Allah, keep your duty to Him, and obey me.
And We rained down on them a rain (of stones). So evil was the rain of those who were warned.
That He may reward those who believe (in the Oneness of Allah Islamic Monotheism), and do righteous good deeds, out of His Bounty. Verily, He likes not the disbelievers.
And those of the people of the Scripture who backed them (the disbelievers) Allah brought them down from their forts and cast terror into their hearts, (so that) a group (of them) you killed, and a group (of them) you made captives.
And He caused you to inherit their lands, and their houses, and their riches, and a land which you had not trodden (before). And Allah is Able to do all things.
O Prophet (Muhammad SAW)! Verily, We have made lawful to you your wives, to whom you have paid their Mahr (bridal money given by the husband to his wife at the time of marriage), and those (captives or slaves) whom your right hand possesses - whom Allah has given to you, and the daughters of your 'Amm (paternal uncles) and the daughters of your 'Ammah (paternal aunts) and the daughters of your Khal (maternal uncles) and the daughters of your Khalah (maternal aunts) who migrated (from Makkah) with you, and a believing woman if she offers herself to the Prophet, and the Prophet wishes to marry her; a privilege for you only, not for the (rest of) the believers. Indeed We know what We have enjoined upon them about their wives and those (captives or slaves) whom their right hands possess, - in order that there should be no difficulty on you. And Allah is Ever OftForgiving, Most Merciful.
O you who believe! Enter not the Prophet's houses, except when leave is given to you for a meal, (and then) not (so early as) to wait for its preparation. But when you are invited, enter, and when you have taken your meal, disperse, without sitting for a talk. Verily, such (behaviour) annoys the Prophet, and he is shy of (asking) you (to go), but Allah is not shy of (telling you) the truth. And when you ask (his wives) for anything you want, ask them from behind a screen, that is purer for your hearts and for their hearts. And it is not (right) for you that you should annoy Allah's Messenger, nor that you should ever marry his wives after him (his death). Verily! With Allah that shall be an enormity.
And Allah did create you (Adam) from dust, then from Nutfah (male and female discharge semen drops i.e. Adam's offspring), then He made you pairs (male and female). And no female conceives or gives birth, but with His Knowledge. And no aged man is granted a length of life, nor is a part cut off from his life (or another man's life), but is in a Book (AlLauh AlMahfuz) Surely, that is easy for Allah.
And with them will be chaste females, restraining their glances (desiring none except their husbands), with wide and beautiful eyes.
Except the chosen slaves of Allah (faithful, obedient, and true believers of Islamic Monotheism).
So (it will be), and We shall marry them to Houris (female fair ones) with wide, lovely eyes.
And whosoever does not believe in Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad SAW), then verily, We have prepared for the disbelievers a blazing Fire.
He it is Who has sent His Messenger (Muhammad SAW) with guidance and the religion of truth (Islam), that He may make it (Islam) superior over all religions. And All-Sufficient is Allah as a Witness.
13, 14, 20
Muhammad (SAW) is the Messenger of Allah, and those who are with him are severe against disbelievers, and merciful among themselves. You see them bowing and falling down prostrate (in prayer), seeking Bounty from Allah and (His) Good Pleasure. The mark of them (i.e. of their Faith) is on their faces (foreheads) from the traces of (their) prostration (during prayers). This is their description in the Taurat (Torah). But their description in the Injeel (Gospel) is like a (sown) seed which sends forth its shoot, then makes it strong, it then becomes thick, and it stands straight on its stem, delighting the sowers that He may enrage the disbelievers with them. Allah has promised those among them who believe (i.e. all those who follow Islamic Monotheism, the religion of Prophet Muhammad SAW till the Day of Resurrection) and do righteous good deeds, forgiveness and a mighty reward (i.e. Paradise).
13, 20, 29
The Muslims are brothers to each other, therefore make peace between your two brothers and fear Allah, so that you may gain mercy. (The entire Muslim nation is a single brotherhood, without any distinction for caste, creed or colour.) (Amhad Khan)
And I (Allah) created not the jinns and humans except they should worship Me (Alone).
Wherein both will be those (maidens) restraining their glances upon their husbands, whom no man or jinn yatmithhunna (has opened their hymens with sexual intercourse) before them.
And those who believe in (the Oneness of) Allah and His Messengers, they are the Siddiqun (i.e. those followers of the Prophets who were first and foremost to believe in them), and the martyrs with their Lord, they shall have their reward and their light. But those who disbelieve (in the Oneness of Allah - Islamic Monotheism) and deny Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.), they shall be the dwellers of the blazing Fire.
(It has been revealed to me that) When the slave of Allah (Muhammad SAW) stood up invoking (his Lord Allah) in prayer to Him they (the jinns) just made round him a dense crowd as if sticking one over the other (in order to listen to the Prophet's recitation).
And those who guard their chastity (i.e. private parts from illegal sexual acts). Except with their wives and the (women slaves and captives) whom their right hands possess, for (then) they are not to be blamed,
Verily, for the Muttaqun, there will be a success (Paradise); Gardens and grapeyards; And young full-breasted (mature) maidens of equal age; And a full cup (of wine).
Then, verily they will indeed enter and taste the burning flame of Hell.
14, 24, 29
Verily, those who disbelieve (in the religion of Islam, the Quran and Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) from among the people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians) and Al-Mushrikun will abide in the Fire of Hell. They are the worst of creatures.
The Islamic Hadith Verses (The actions and teachings of the Prophet of Islam)
Whoever claimed that (the Prophet) Muhammad saw his Lord, is committing a great fault, for he only saw Gabriel in his genuine shape in which he was created covering the whole horizon.
The Prophet (mpuh) said "Five things are in accordance with Al Fitra (i.e. the tradition of prophets): to be circumcised, to shave the pelvic region, to pull out the hair of the armpits, to cut short the moustaches, and to clip the nails.
The Messenger of Allah (mpuh) said: When anyone sits amidst four parts (of the woman) and the circumcised parts touch each other a bath becomes obligatory…
Allah's Messenger (mpuh) said, "In Paradise there is a pavilion made of a single hollow pearl sixty miles wide, in each corner of which there are wives who will not see those in the other corners; and the believers will visit and enjoy them.
Allah's Messenger (mpuh) sacrificed cows on behalf of his wives.
Sunan Abu Dawud
The Messenger of Allah (mpuh) sacrificed a cow for his wives at the Farewell Pilgrimage.
Sunan Abu Dawud
When the Prophet (mpuh) returned to Medina, he would slaughter a camel or a cow.
Allah's Messenger (mpuh) was on a journey and he had a black slave called Anjasha…
A black slave of Allah’s Messenger…
The Holy Bible Verses
Translations: World English Bible Version, unless stated otherwise.
for you shall worship no other god: for Yahweh, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.
“If a man sells his daughter to be a female servant, she shall not go out as the male servants do.
“He who sacrifices to any god, except to Yahweh only, shall be utterly destroyed.
No one has seen God at any time. The one and only Son,[a] who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.
14, 20, 24
He who believes in him is not judged. He who doesn’t believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the one and only Son of God.
Are you greater than our father, Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank of it himself, as did his children, and his livestock?
God created man in his own image. In God’s image he created him; male and female he created them.
He said, “Blessed be Yahweh, the God of Shem. Let Canaan be his servant.
Yahweh God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
8, 10, 11
By the sweat of your face will you eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken. For you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”
This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your offspring[a] after you. Every male among you shall be circumcised. You shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskin. It will be a token of the covenant between me and you. He who is eight days old will be circumcised among you, every male throughout your generations, he who is born in the house, or bought with money from any foreigner who is not of your offspring.[b] 13 He who is born in your house, and he who is bought with your money, must be circumcised. My covenant will be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant. The uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that soul shall be cut off from his people. He has broken my covenant.”
Don’t be afraid of those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. Rather, fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.
Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.
Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven; but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Many will tell me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, didn’t we prophesy in your name, in your name cast out demons, and in your name do many mighty works?’ Then I will tell them, ‘I never knew you. Depart from me, you who work iniquity.’
“Don’t think that I came to send peace on the earth. I didn’t come to send peace, but a sword. For I came to set a man at odds against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. A man’s foes will be those of his own household.[a] He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me isn’t worthy of me. He who doesn’t take his cross and follow after me, isn’t worthy of me.
“He who is not with me is against me, and he who doesn’t gather with me, scatters.
“Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you. For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened.
These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.
But concerning the resurrection of the dead, haven’t you read that which was spoken to you by God, saying,
“Worthy are you, our Lord and God, the Holy One,[a] to receive the glory, the honor, and the power, for you created all things, and because of your desire they existed, and were created!”
James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are in the Dispersion: Greetings.
Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul who sins, he shall die.
Inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once, and after this, judgment,
Behold, I was born in iniquity. In sin my mother conceived me.
But bring those enemies of mine who didn’t want me to reign over them here, and kill them before me.’”
14, 18, 20, 28, 29
He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who disbelieves will be condemned.
But of that day or that hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.
“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘These are the living things which you may eat among all the animals that are on the earth. 3 Whatever parts the hoof, and is cloven-footed, and chews the cud among the animals, that you may eat.
As for your male and your female slaves, whom you may have; of the nations that are around you, from them you may buy male and female slaves.
2 Corinthians 6:14
Don’t be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?
2 Chronicles 15:13
and that whoever would not seek Yahweh, the God of Israel, should be put to death, whether small or great, whether man or woman.
You shall stone him to death with stones, because he has sought to draw you away from Yahweh your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.
If there is found among you, within any of your gates which Yahweh your God gives you, a man or woman who does that which is evil in Yahweh your God’s sight, in transgressing his covenant, 3 and has gone and served other gods, and worshiped them, or the sun, or the moon, or any of the stars of the sky, which I have not commanded; 4 and you are told, and you have heard of it, then you shall inquire diligently. Behold, if it is true, and the thing certain, that such abomination is done in Israel, 5 then you shall bring out that man or that woman, who has done this evil thing, to your gates, even that same man or woman; and you shall stone them to death with stones.
You shall fear Yahweh your God; and you shall serve him, and shall swear by his name
All the men of his city shall stone him to death with stones. So you shall remove the evil from among you. All Israel shall hear, and fear.
but the women, the little ones, the livestock, and all that is in the city, even all its plunder, you shall take for plunder for yourself. You may use the plunder of your enemies, which Yahweh your God has given you.
then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city, and you shall stone them to death with stones; the lady, because she didn’t cry, being in the city; and the man, because he has humbled his neighbor’s wife. So you shall remove the evil from among you.
that if you will confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
This is the end of the matter. All has been heard. Fear God, and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man. 14 For God will bring every work into judgment, with every hidden thing, whether it is good, or whether it is evil.