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Asia contains a large variety of religion. West Asians are predominantly Muslims. South Asians are predominantly Hindu (excluding Pakistan and Bangladesh). East Asians (excluding mainland China) tend to be Buddhists, Taoists or Shinto.
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Answer . You are a Muslim if you, primarily, witness that no god except one and only one God (in Arabic named Allah) and that Muhammad is his messenger and prophet. then: .… You should follow and practice the Islam five pillars. . You should have faith in the six faith principles. . You should follow the guides and commands of the Quran, Muslims holy book, and teachings of his prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Refer to the related question, listed below, for more information on Islam basic principles. Muslim's five Islam pillars are: . Witness that no god except the one and only one God and that Muhammad is his messenger and prophet. . praying: the five daily prayers (salah or salat) . fasting: fasting in the month of Ramadan from dawn to sunset. . Alms-giving: giving money and alms to the poor called zakat or zakah. . pilgrimage: performing pilgrimage, called Hajj , at least once in a lifetime, if affordable to you financially, safely, and health-wise. Muslim's six faith articles are: . faith in God (Allah) . faith in all God's angels . faith in all God holy books (including Psalms, Torah, Bible, and Quran) . faith in all God prophets (including Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad-peace upon them all) . faith in Day of Judgment (second life after death, Judgment, the Paradise and Hell fire) . faith in Destiny (per God and only God will) Islam is an Arabic word which means 'Submission to the Will of God' Islam refers to the name of the religion-while a Muslim refers to a person who practices Islam [submission to God] Islam is not a new religion , but a final restatement of the original revelation that has been conveyed to humanity by messengers and prophets sent by GOD The original, unchanged revelations given to Abraham and other prophets(like Moses and Jesus ) reaching back to Adam all came from the One True God(The Creator). This common origin explains their similarities in many beliefs and values However, over time the teachings of the various religions, due to a variety of reasons, have become distorted and mixed with made-man ideas. The last Prophet and Messenger of God, Muhammad , who is a direct descendant of Abraham through his first born son, Ishmael, was sent with the Last Guidance, Revelation and Testament, the Holy Qur'an(koran) to amend and correct the changes and corruption made to the the "Torah" which was sent to Moses and theTrue Gospel of Jesus.To say the truth ,God preserved all the other Holy Books plainly by preserving His Last Book the Holy Qur'an (koran) which contains the right and the truth of all that was changed in those other Books. God promised that since Muhammad is the last of the series of the Prophets and Messengers and since the Holy Qur'an is His last Book of Guidance to humanity, He Himself will guard it from any changes or corruptions till the Day of Judgment. This is why this last Revelation, Quran that was started in year 610 AD and continued until year 632 AD, has remained unchanged. Not even a word or a letter has been altered. There is not even one word of difference between two Arabic Qur'ans, anywhere in the world. There has been no disagreements in history among Muslims as to what should and should not be in the Qur'an. Islam teaches us that we must pray directly to God without an intermediary and no soul can bear the burden of another and that the nature of humanity is good, and we did not inherit sin from Adam. Each soul comes into being free of sin. The oneness and universality of God's message requires that people accept all the messengers of God. Rejecting one of them amounts to rejecting them all. The Jews reject Jesus's mission and Muhammad's mission; the Christians reject Muhammad's mission; whereas the Muslims accept them all, but reject incorrect historical interpretations and human elements in these missions.
muslim is a rilegion
Muslims have to prayer 5 times a day, fast in the month of Ramadan, they have to go to Meccah to hajj ATLEAST once in their lifetime, pay zakat, follow all of God's commandmen…ts and avoid all the actions he has forbidden.
To become a Muslim a person only needs to be convinced that Muhammad is the Final Messenger of God. When a person has believed in his message, and makes an effort to follow Is…lam, then God considers him or her to actually BE a Muslim. In order to make that person a member of the Muslim community, he or she will go before a number of Muslim witnesses - even in front of one Muslim, if that is all there is, and declare the testimony of faith: "I testify that there is no deity, none worthy of worship, except the One God (Allah), and I testify that Muhammad is the Messenger of God". If the testimony is being done in front of witnesses in a proper mosque (Muslim place of congregational prayer) then the person administering the testimony of faith may say it in Arabic, as well. The person entering Islam would then repeat it, as best as they can. It is: "Ashadu An Laa Ilaaha Illa Allah, Wa Ashadu An-na Muhammadan Rasool Allah". Once the person enters the true faith of all the Prophets, all his or her past sins are forgiven entirely, and they begin anew. Muslim means believer. Any body who believes that 'there is only one God and Muhammad is his last messenger ' is muslim
To be a Muslim you say "ASH-HADU ANLA ELAHA ILLA-ALLAH WA ASH-HADU ANNA MOHAMMADAN RASUL-ALLAH". English meaning-"I bear witness that there is no deity worthy to be worshipe…d but Allah, and I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and messenger."
The word "Muslim" means one who submits to the will of God, regardless of their race, nationality or ethnic background. Being a Muslim entails full submission and active obedi…ence to God, the one and only one God, and living in accordance with His message. Some people mistakenly believe that Islam is just a religion for Arabs, but nothing could be further from the truth. Not only are there converts to Islam in every corner of the world, especially in England and America, but by taking a look at the Muslim World from Bosnia to Nigeria, and from Indonesia to Morocco, one can clearly see that Muslims come from many various races, ethnic groups and nationalities. It is also interesting to note that in actuality, around 85% of all Muslims are not Arabs - there are more Muslims in Indonesia than in the whole Arab World! So, though it is true that most Arabs are Muslims, but the large majority of Muslims are not Arabs. However, anyone who submits completely to God and worships Him alone, with no partner and no son and no companion, is a Muslim. Continuity of the Message Islam is not a new religion because "submission to the will of God", i.e. Islam, has always been the only acceptable religion in the sight of God. For this reason, Islam is the true "natural religion", and it is the same eternal message revealed through the ages to all of God's prophets and messengers. Muslims believe that all of God's prophets, which include Abraham, Noah, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad, brought the same message of Pure Monotheism. For this reason, the Prophet Muhammad was not the founder of a new religion, as many people mistakenly think, but he was the final Prophet of Islam. By revealing His final message to Muhammad, which is an eternal and universal message for all of mankind, God finally fulfilled the covenant that He made with Abraham, who was one of the earliest and greatest prophets. Sufficient is it to say that the way of Islam is the same as the way of the prophet Abraham, because both the Bible and the Quran portray Abraham as a towering example of someone who submitted himself completely to God and worshiped Him without intermediaries. Once this is realized, it should be clear that Islam has the most continuous and universal message of any religion, because all prophets and messengers were "Muslims", i.e. those who submitted to God's will, and they preached "Islam", i.e. submission to the will of Almighty God. The Oneness of God The foundation of the Islamic faith is belief in the Oneness of Almighty God - the God of Abraham, Noah, Moses and Jesus. Islam teaches that a pure belief in One God is intuitive in human beings and thus fulfills the natural inclination of the soul. As such, Islam's concept of God is straightforward, unambiguous and easy to understand. Islam teaches that the hearts, minds and souls of human beings are fitting receptacles for clear divine revelation, and that God's revelations to man are not clouded by self-contradictory mysteries or irrational ideas. As such, Islam teaches that even though God cannot be fully comprehended and grasped by our finite human minds, He also does not expect us to accept absurd or demonstrably false beliefs about Him. According to the teachings of Islam, Almighty God is absolutely One and His Oneness should never be compromised by associating partners with Him - neither in worship nor in belief. Due to this, Muslims are required to maintain a direct relationship with God, and therefore all intermediaries are absolutely forbidden. From the Islamic standpoint, believing in the Oneness of God means to realize that all prayer and worship should be exclusively for God, and that He alone deserves such titles as "Lord" and "Saviour". Some religions, even though they believe in "One God", do not make all of their worship and prayers for Him alone. Also, they also give the title of "Lord" to beings that are not All-Knowing, All-Powerful and Un-Changing - even according to their own scriptures. Suffice it to say that according to Islam, it is not enough that people believe that "God is One", but they must actualize this belief by proper conduct. In short, in the Islamic concept of God, which is completely based on Divine Revelation, there is no ambiguity in divinity - God is God and man is man. Since God is the only Creator and continual Sustainer of the Universe, He is transcendent above His creation - the Creator and the creature never mix. Islam teaches that God has a unique nature and that He is free from gender, human weaknesses and beyond anything which human beings can imagine. The Quran teaches that the signs and proofs of God's wisdom, power and existence are evident in the world around us. As such, God calls on man to ponder over the creation in order to build a better understanding of his Creator. Muslims believe that God is Loving, Compassionate and Merciful, and that He is concerned with the daily affairs of human beings. In this, Islam strikes a unique balance between false religious and philosophical extremes. Some religions and philosophies portray God as just an impersonal "Higher Power" who is uninterested, or unaware, of the life of each individual human. Other religions tend to give God human qualities and teach that He is present in His creation, by being incarnate in someone, something - or even everything. In Islam, however, Almighty God has clarified the truth by letting mankind know that He is "Compassionate", "Merciful", "Loving" and the "Answerer of Prayers". But He as also emphasized strongly that "there is nothing like unto Him", and that He is high above time, space and His creation. Finally, it should be mentioned that the God that Muslims worship is the same God that Jews and Christians worship - because there is only one God. It is unfortunate that some people mistakenly believe that Muslims worship a different God than Jews and Christians, and that "Allah" is just the "god of the Arabs". This myth, which has been propagated by the enemies of Islam, is completely false since the word "Allah" is simply the Arabic name for Almighty God. It is the same word for God which is used by Arabic-speaking Jews and Christians. However, it should be clarified that even though Muslims worship the same God as Jews and Christian, their concept of Him differs somewhat from the beliefs of other religions - mainly because it is based completely on Divine Revelation from God. For example, Muslims reject the Christian belief that God is a Trinity, not only because the Quran rejects it, but also because if this was God's true nature, He would have clearly revealed it to Abraham, Noah, Jesus and all of the other prophets. AnswerThe word "Islam" is an Arabic word which means "submission to the will of God". This word comes from the same root as the Arabic word "salam", which means "peace". As such, the religion of Islam teaches that in order to achieve true peace of mind and surety of heart, one must submit to God and live according to His Divinely revealed Law. The most important truth that God revealed to mankind is that there is nothing divine or worthy of being worshiped except for Almighty God, thus all human beings should submit to Him. All prophets, since start of mankind (including Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad, peace be upon them) called for Islam, in the sense of full submission to the one and only one God and belief in His prophets and messengers. Accordingly, Muslim is the one who:witness that no god except one and only one God and that Muhammad is His messenger and prophet,have faith in God, His angels, His holy books (including Psalms, Torah, Bible, and Quran), His prophets (including Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad), Last Day, and destiny,believes in and follows the Islam 5 pillars,follows Quran and His prophet Muhammad (PBUH) teachings and guides.follows good morals per Quran and prophet Muhammad (PBUH) teachingsdoesn't spoil the environment and maintain its cleanlinessis beneficial to his/her community and to mankind Refer to related question below on Islam basic principles.
Yes you are a Muslim if you: . submits, with your own will, fully to God the Creator the one and only one God, . witness that no God except one God (Allah) the one and o…nly one God and that Muhammad (peace be upon him) is his prophet and messenger, and . believes in and follows the basic principles in Islam as detailed in the related question listed below.
They can eat. They can walk. They can wear clothes.
There were several reasons that Europeans were interested in controlling what are traditionally considered Islamic Lands. Most of those reasons exist irrespective of Islam… and have more to do with the political and social climate in Europe during the Imperialist Period in Europe. The following reasons detail the reasons for European conquests in both Islamic and non-Islamic countries in Asia and Africa: Resources: There were an incredible variety of resources produced around the world that fed into the European industrial machine. Indonesia and Malaysia had rubber trees, India has a great number of spices, the Afghanistan is known for poppy and opiates, etc. The European powers wanted to gain access to these resources to power their industrial rise. Strategic Territory: Numerous colonies had specific strategic locations, such as Egypt with the current Suez Canal, Morocco with the Straits of Gibraltar, India because of its massive spice production and outlets to the Indian Ocean. Indochina was close to the unconquerable Qing Empire. Many colonies were chosen specifically based on where they were and how effectively defense could be maintained by holding those positions. Christian Evangelism: Many Europeans believed quite strongly at the time that their technological success was correlated with their belief in Christianity. In their view, non-Christians like the Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, etc. were hindered by the mentalities present in their religions from being technologically astute. In order to "help" these people to becomes more modern and more worldly, it was "necessary" to teach them the proper way to believe so that they too could succeed. Sometimes this evangelism was benign. At other times, it erupted in full-scale conflict, such as the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. White Man's Burden: Europeans were fascinated with the philosophy of J.S. Mills Jr. and Rudyard Kipling who believed that there was really only one track to humanity and each person was on this track to ultimate advancement. As Europeans were further along this track, it was "incumbent" on them as act of generosity to help those who were not as technologically or "culturally" advanced. There were campaigns across Africa, Asia, and Australia to "Europeanize the Natives" so that they would be "able" to progress properly. On account of the White Man's Burden philosophy, numerous technologies were brought to Africa and Asia with the explicit purpose of teaching the indigenous people how to use such devices (and therefore modernize them). Labor and Military Augmentation: The colonies, especially in Asia, had very high populations relative to European countries. This allowed them to add large numbers to their labor force and to create new military divisions from this large population. Appearance of Power: European Leaders ascribed power and dominance to those countries who were able to amass a large number of colonies, especially if they were in coveted or strategic locations. It is worth noting that Europeans sowed discord between many different ethnic groups which had previous co-existed without problems or with minimal problems in order to more effectively govern. However, as the impetus for this was effective governance (as opposed to seeding discord) it is not a reason why Europeans were interested in controlling those territories. The following reasons detail the reasons for European conquests specifically in the Islamic lands in Asia and Africa: Proximity: Islamic Lands were typically closer to Europe than non-Islamic Lands. Spain was interested in Morocco and France was interested in Algeria for exactly these reasons. The Middle East had heavy interaction with Europe prior to colonization relative to Central Africa or Southeast Asia and therefore, more Europeans were aware of the societies and places there. "Barbarism": This is sort of the corollary to the Christian Evangelism and the White Man's Burden. Muslims were seen as barbaric, backwards, and outmoded. They were seen to be ruling in unconscionable ways according to ridiculous principles. This "barbarity" needed to be set aright and fixed for the benefit of those people.
Answer 1 A Muslim is a practitioner of the religion Islam. The word Muslim means someone who submits in Arabic, ie. the person submits to Allah, their God. A Muslim is a perso…n who follows the monotheistic religion of Islam. Answer 2 Muslim comes from the word مسلم . and the literally means "one who submits to god""one who worships god". a Muslim is a person that belongs to the Islamic nation-Islam religion,but on a more abstract meaning - it could easily mean,anyone who believes and follows the word of God Almighty
Anyone who is born in the continent of Asia can be considered Asian. People of Asian descent can also be considered Asian although some people from the Middle East would not i…dentify themselves as Asian.
Christmas is a Christian holiday, and most Asians are not Christians. Muslims are not Christians either.
You can know if a person is muslim by his name, or you can simply ask him, but generally the muslims that immigrate to other countries are open minded and very social
Asian is a description of someone or something that originates in Asia.
Muslims live all over the world & in all countries less then 15% of Muslims are Arab majority are from south asia but the prophet of Islam, Muhammad pbuh is from Saudi Ara…bia, just like Abraham. Jesus was from palestine and moses split the sea between yemen and Egypt and brought the Jews to palestine.
Muslims; in the universal sense of Islam; are those who submit to Allah (or God in English and same God worshiped in Christianity and Judaism) as the one and only one God …with no partner, no companion, no son, no father, no associate, and no equivalence. All God prophets since start of universe creation called for Islam in this sense. Islam per God revelation of Torah to Moses is called Judaism. Islam per God Bible revelation to Jesus is called Christianity. Islam per God revelation of Quran to Muhammad is called the very name Islam as it is the last God religion and prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is the last God prophet. Muslims are the people whose beliefs are mainly: 1. Belief in Almighty Allah (God) Sura Baqra -2. Aya 163: And your Allah is ONE Allah, There is no god but He. 2. Belief in Angels Created by Almighty Allah Karim from light. They are obedient to Allah Karim. Carry out His commands. 3. Belief in all heavenly books, including Tora, Zaboor, the Bible, the last one being the Qur'an. 4. Belief in all the Messengers of Almighty Allah- No distinction among them. Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) being the last Prophet of Islam. NO Prophet after him. 5. Belief in the Day of Judgment. Almighty Allah Karim is the Sole Ruler/Master of that Day. He enjoys the absolute authority to send people to Heaven or Hell. 6. Good and bad Destiny being in the Hands of Almighty Allah. No One can change his destiny. 7. Life hereafter: All the dead will be raised again and judged according to their good or bad deeds. There will be no death to them. 8. Hell and Heaven (Paradise) These may be further elaborated in the light of the holy Qur'an and the Sahih Hadith. The Five Pillars of Islam are: 1. Shahadat: [testimony that there is no god except Allah (God) the One and Only One, having No Partner whatsoever. And Muhammad is His servant and Messenger] 2. Salah: (praying five times a day) 3. Zakah: (specific compulsory charity-2,5% of annual savings) 4. Sawm: (fasting during Ramadan) 5. Hajj: (pilgrimage) for each Muslim once in lifetime for those who can afford it financially, physically, and safely. They worship and obey Allah. Muslims are people who follow the faith of Islam and the teachings of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). For a fuller answer please refer to the Related links at the bottom of this page.
Answer 1 It is not true that Asians hate Muslims. There may be some who hate Muslims but it doesn't apply to all Asians. Answer 2 Asians make up over half of the entire w…orld and a substantial minority of Asians (nearly a billion people) are Muslims. Asia is the most diverse continents in the world where even next-door neighbors are culturally unrelated, such as Burma and Bangladesh or Indonesia and East Timor. Please make your question more specific to a group of Asians for a useful answer.