Thus the major difference between the hindu and the muslim beliefs is difference of the apostrophe s. The one true god is a reflection of the unique concept that islam associates with god. In order to understand the concept of god in buddhism, it is important to know that. Hindus view vedas, gita, and other texts from the shastra as canonical. Many scholars consider the evolution of god within buddhism as an effect of hinduism. Hinduism does not render the upholders of such views unfit to be recognised as pious and.
There are puranas that elaborately tell through the voice of the divines the glory of god. Oct 04, 2011 therefore only if one carefully studies the hindu scriptures, will one understand and realize the correct concept of god in hinduism. Everyone has got the right to follow his own path and to approach god in his own way. As i wrote in my book, the basic hindu view of god is impersonal. With this volume leading thinkers of hinduism, buddhism, judaism, christianity, and islam provide the reader with a firsthand source for understanding the five world religions and their teaching about god, the human person, and the origin of the world. Hinduism never claims that a particular prophet is the prophet and a. To a muslim, allah is the almighty creator and sustainer of the. Hinduism is commonly perceived as a polytheistic religion. In the subsequent articles in the present series, we shall inshaallah study the similarities between the concept of worship and between other teachings in islam and in hinduism. It promotes islamic dawah the proper presentation, understanding and clarification of islam, as well as removing misconceptions about islam amongst less aware muslims and nonmuslims.
Islam is a monotheistic abrahamic religion, founded by prophet muhammad in the middle east in the 7th century ce. Then, it describes the concept of god for worlds several major religions including hinduism. Traditional muslims believe that allah is the one true god with no partner or equal and that the inspiration of this belief system comes straight from god and the vehicle chosen by him to deliver these teaching to the general population, the prophet muhammad. The book ends with a detailed analysis of concept of god in islam and how it perfects the concept of god. He is an indian doctor and public speaker of islamic concept. Now download pdf or read online from below links at end of post. This paper is centered on the origin of the concept of gods in the indian religions and how it has developed during. Zakir talked about concept of god in hinduism and islam in the light of religious scriptures. Pdf islam and buddhism are two major religions in the world with many followers. Comparing and contrasting hinduism with christianity. Hinduism a brief overview of the development of hinduism. God is understood not only postulated the beauty of hinduism is that the concept of god is tried to be understood, experienced. Similarities between islam and hinduism part 1 introduction. A relative examination of the idea of god between the real religions of the world like islam, christianity, hinduism, buddhism, sikhism, judaism, and zoroastrianism.
How is the concept of god different in christianity, islam. Hindu students association and hinduism today, brings you series of videos to educate hindus, and nonhindus on basics of hinduism. Zakir naik is not responsible for the information published on this site. Hinduism and islam are the third and second most popular religions in the world respectively.
Thus the major difference between the hindu and the muslim beliefs is the difference of the apostrophe s. The concept of worship in hinduism and in islam admin feb 16, 2018 0 the first pillar of islam i. The writer categorized the regions in five types then he explains details. Download islamic books on comparative religion including 101.
In the field of comparative religion, many scholars, academics, religious figures have looked at. In part two we will discuss the status of women in hinduism, the painful legacy left by the caste system, officially outlawed in india in 1949, and two glaring doctrinal differences between hinduism and islam, the worship of something other than god and the belief in reincarnation. In this series of articles, we are analyzing similarities and common grounds between two major religions of the world. Christianity offers its followers an explicit account of the creation of the world and of human beings. Quran translations in 100 languages with arabic qirat and ee download with arabic qirat and translation. Dr naik quoted extensively from hindu and islamic scriptures. Quran mercy to mankind what is the purpose of life. Free islamic books on comparative religion allahs word.
So you will find similarities between hinduism and islam even in the concept of god. Hinduism is the worlds oldest religion, according to many scholars, with roots and customs dating back more than 4,000 years. Concept of god in hinduism and islam great symposium by swami agnivesh founder of the arya sabah, india and sheikh ahmed deedat founder of the i. Concept of god in major religions ebook pdf the choice. Indeed, most hindus would attest to this, by professing belief in multiple gods. While some hindus believe in the existence of three gods, some believe in thousands of gods, and some others in thirty three crore i.
He describes about islam, hinduism, sikhism, judaism, and others. Islam is a monotheistic religion in which the deity is allah arabic. Comparing and contrasting hinduism with christianity creation. Basic hinduism hinduism is the third largest religion in the world, following christianity and islam. The man god appears on earth in human form and incarnates from time to. The concept of god in major religions book download. Hinduism on the other hand is religious tradition that originated in the indian subcontinent in the pre. The beliefs of the hindu s is very different then that of christians. Islam, contains the teachings of the prophet that were revealed to him from allah. Concept of god in hinduism and islam addeddate 201701 02. Many buddhists adopted the local god and thus the religion of no god was transformed into the religion of manygods big and small, strong and weak and male and female.
In particular, the concept of god in islam and christianity is so different that both religions cannot be right. The concept of person in the hindu tradition differs radically from how it has. During last 20 minutes, he quoted the book authored by ravishankar and brought various errors in the same. Islam and christianity have different doctrines or teachings concerning what god is like. They differ in many respects including idol worship, monotheism and their history. Quran is the main source of theology believed to be revealed from god to prophet muhammad. According to judaism and islam, salvation is attained by performing good. To be continued similarities between islam and hinduism part 2 by dr. There are several verses in the quran which clearly specify that our creator almighty allah tests us in several different ways it is mentioned in the quran. Quran stresses the oneness of god and how people should relate.
Islam and hinduism, benares hindu universtiy, journal of arts faculty, april, 20, varanasi, india. Interestingly, the abstraction of sin in hinduism does not propound sin as a crime against god, but as an immoral act against dharma i. We shall also study and compare the concept of god in islam and in hinduism. Hinduism download books, sacred, spiritual texts and pdf. A comparative study of the concept of god in hinduism and. Concept of destiny in hinduism is somewhat similar to that of islam. As the book name discloses, in the said book you will find the complete discussion about the concept f god in major religions in the world. In a religious context, any act of immorality that violates the harmonious relationship with god is deemed a sin. Concept of god in world major religion by dr zakir naik. A code of practices, beliefs and attitudes common to all hindus loving hindu parents worldwide, of various lineages, have called for a common religious code. In sikh belief god is the immortal creator who has many names, including allah, rama a hindu divine name, and sahib sir, master. Allah almighty is the ever living, the one who sustains and protects all that exists. First of all, it does not believe in any dogma and rejects the exclusive claim of any individual, however highly evolved, to the monopoly of truth. Allah is the personal name of god in aramaic, the language of jesus and a sister language of arabic.
It is our intentions to make this videos brief, and easy to digest. The comparative study between hinduism and buddhism. Eventually hindu became virtually equivalent to an indian who was not a muslim, sikh, jain or christian, thereby encompassing a range of religious beliefs and. The content in this book are introduction to islam and introduction of hindu religion and hindu and muslims, the concept of god in hinduism and islam, the prediction for mohammad s. Notions of two religions about concept of incarnation of god. Concept of god in islam islam is a semitic religion, which has over one billion adherents all over the world. The concept of allah in islam download books, sacred. A comparative study of the concept of god in hinduism and islam. Pdf this article provides a concept of god in the christianity. Zakir naik describes assistance of god which is common question in the mind of people in the book concept of god in major religions. And all praises are for the one and only god and creator allah, who alone is worthy of devotion, complete submission and worship.
In this research paper we will discuss the concept of god in hinduism and islam, the two major world religions. The creation story also indicates a definite ending to this created order. The concept of god in islam there is nothing like unto him, and he is the hearing, the seeing. Today, with about 900 million followers, hinduism is.
Download the bible, the holy quran, the mahabharata, and thousands of free pdf ebooks on buddhism, meditation, etc. Hinduism stands for the faith and the way of life of most people who live in india. Shah jain study center of north carolina 401 farmstead drive, cary nc 275115631 email. We can gain a better understanding of the concept of god in hinduism by analysing hindu scriptures. Sep 20, 2017 concept of god in hinduism in hindu vedic religion there is only one supreme god which exist at two different levels of reality. It is unknown where hinduism was started and by whom. The concept of prophethood in hinduism and in islam quran mercy. May 08, 2015 the idea in hinduism is that god has both formfull and formless aspects. Hinduism has been called the cradle of spirituality and the mother of all religions, partly because it has influenced.
Download or read online a very beautiful islamic english book the concept of god in major religions by dr. Hinduism differs from other faiths like christianity and islam in two ways. Alexander, han dynasty, roman empire, hinduism, islam 1179 words 5 pages. Hinduism does not render the upholders of such views unfit to be recognised as pious and honourable members of the hindu religious society. Scriptures of hinduism, christianity and islam, one can dispel any. Hinduism does not condemn those who deny god as the creator and ruler of the world, who do not accept the existence of an eternal soul and the state of moksha or state of liberation. It believes that the supreme being may be approached through several paths such as. Nov 26, 2011 free download islamic english book concept of god in major religions authored by dr.
The concept of god in hinduism and islam in the light of sacred scriptures took place in bangalore in front of a jam packed crowd of about 50000, at the palace grounds on 21st jan 2006. Both regard the state as an instrument for the establishment of law and order, and providing welfare services to the society. On the other hand the scriptures like upanishads analyze through questioning and reasoning the concept of god. Hinduism vs islam difference and comparison diffen. The concept of god in hinduism and islam in the light of.
The hindu concept of state the concept of state occupies a significant place in both the hindu and islamic thoughts. World, the concept of god, and the image of the human person in hinduism. In the article in the november 2004 issue of the islamic voice, we examined and highlighted similarities between the concept of angels and revelation in islam and in hinduism as mentioned in their respective scriptures. Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world. Hindu and islamic concept of state incomplete given.
Hinduism and islam are two of the worlds four largest religions. Allah is the arabic word referring to god in abrahamic religions. In the english language, the word generally refers to god in islam. Abid mushtaq wani, concept of god in islam, international journal of scie ntific and research publications, vol. It is the only religion, that is not founded in a single historic event or prophet, but which itself precedes recorded history. Hinduism is mankinds oldest spiritual declaration, the very fountainhead of faith on the planet. The concept of life after death in hinduism and in islam. Hinduism as well as its history of relations with buddhism, christianity, and islam. May 12, 2016 it first categorizes the belief of the major religions into 5 types of religions. Hinduism is defined and described in a variety of ways, as the following items indicate. W in hinduism, mentioned about the last messenger of allah in hindu holy books. Comparison of religions eastern indian hinduism, buddhism, and jainism and western judaism, christianity, islam religions pravin k.
The earliest statement of the nature of reality occurs in the first book of the rigveda. But, lets not forget that hinduism has literally hundreds, or thousands, or god and goddesses. Concept of god in hinduism download important scriptures on advaita philosophynon dualism school of hinduism shankara bhashya in hindu vedic religion there is only one supreme god which exist at two different levels of reality. To be continued similarities between islam and hinduism. So you will find similarities between hinduism and islam even in the concept of god a. A common word for god in sanskrit a literary language since the 3rd century is brahma, or brahman. The concept of salvation is present in almost all religions in its own. For example, christians believe that god is tripersonal, that there are in the one god three persons whom we call the father, son, and holy. Hinduism upholds that god can be realised through all paths. Islam emphasizes that god is strictly singular taw. The theme of this paper is to show that monotheism is at the core of both these great religions. Aug 17, 2017 god is understood not only postulated the beauty of hinduism is that the concept of god is tried to be understood, experienced.1103 1186 663 702 518 1463 1288 986 364 695 982 921 1446 47 1104 1193 214 1498 50 617 170 1176 1232 834 399 243 888 1261 1303 1475 539 66 165 950 1241 97