islam

  1. F

    Is the Bahai faith just another sect of Islam?

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  2. Y

    What was the correct Islam sect before the bab?

    Out of curiosity... The shayki sect who predicted the bab was siyyid Kazim I'm guessing these were the most knowledgeable of the Muslims .. Did these guys pray 5x a day? How did there beliefs differ to modern Islam ? I'm curious if anyone has the answers
  3. Y

    Umayyad corruption of Islam

    In Some Answered Questions, Abdu'l-Baha provides a commentary for interpreting the eleventh chapter of the Book of Revelation. Herein, he relates the vivid images of the beasts and woes to events in Islamic history. Within this thorough analysis, he makes a few points of great significance...
  4. ahanu

    Jesus in Esoteric Islam

    There's a scholar named Khalil Andani with informative Isma'ili viewpoints of Jesus online. Just thought I would share it with you guys. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kf3cYHSVxUE
  5. I

    An approach to refute claim of Finality of Islam

    I propose a way to approach the claim of finality of Islam, through a series of questions which can be set forth to anyone from a Muslim Shia background, who the term "seal", has become a barrier, as to how another Messenger is possible after Muhammad. These questions are set to help removing...
  6. R

    Glad-Tidings re: Holy War (Understanding Islam)

    I finally got paperback versions of some of the writings a few months ago. I have a few questions based on Bisharat (Glad-Tidings). It says under the First Glad-Tiding, "...that the law of holy war hath been blotted out from the Book." And later under the Fifteenth Glad-Tiding, "In former...
  7. I

    Bada and the Promised Qaim in Shia Islam

    Bada is a term, which in Shia Islam means 'Alteration in divine Promises'. Baha'u'llah has also confirmed this belief in Iqan, and He states, its purpose is to test the faith of those who say 'we believe'. But what is interesting to me, is that Shia Islam believes that, even all the signs...
  8. M

    Learning about Islam

    We have a lovely Muslim, Paul (Niblo) who has generously come here to talk to Baha'is, share and learn. I would love to learn more from Paul about his Islamic beliefs. This thread is for people to ask Paul and/or other Muslims about their beliefs. Please be respectful and do not challenge the...
  9. A

    Attracted to Islam

    I have over time developed a marvellous attraction to Shia Islam. Such a beautiful faith with beautiful ideals and prayers. I find it interesting , as an aside, that Hezbollah once vilified by western nations, has become instrumental in the fight against ISIS. Also southern Iraqi Shia are also...
  10. A

    Why Baha'i Over Islam?

    Hey guys! It's been a while since I posted on here, but I've been here reading. ;) So... I've gotten to know the Baha'i Faith very well and I have come to love it. I have sorted out all of my initial questions and concerns with the Baha'i Faith. There is one thing that has been getting me...
  11. BlinkeyBill

    For those who criticize Islam

    For those who criticize Islam for not speaking out against radicals. Again here is concern shown by the Muslim world. BBC News - Islamic State: Mid-East press urges Islamic discourse reform Islamic State: Mid-East press urges Islamic discourse reform. On the BBC news Dear all I find it...
  12. M

    why Christians don't accept Islam?

    today I was reading book of Iqan. there I was reading about people of older religions and the fact that they almost always reject the new religions because they haven't acquired a correct understanding of the things in their religions. Jews rejected Jesus and Christians reject Islam. now Muslims...
  13. T

    Questions about Islam

    Hello everybody. As I said in a previous post I have a couple of questions for those who might be able to help me in finding the answers or reach some sort of understanding about these few concerns that I've had about Islam. Where I am now, I've obtained an honest respect for Muhammad and what...
  14. Yusuf Mirza Ali

    Sufi Islam

    I have had an interest in Sufism for a while now, dance meditations chants so on, I firmly believe in the 12 imams and Bahá'u'lláh, but can I also do Sufi rituals?
  15. Yusuf Mirza Ali

    Can I pray salaat?

    As-salamu alaykum, I've been Baha'i for about 3 years now, but I've always loved Islam. (Yusuf Mirza Ali is not my real name, but I want to change it to that) I pray 5 times a day, speak Arabic, read the Qur'an, wear a kufi, go to mosques, fast on Ramadan and 'Ala', (As well as Baha'i Centers...
  16. D

    King Yazdigird's Response To Islam

    Pre-Islamic Iran: Persian King Shah Yazdgird’s brilliant letter to Mohammed’s evil successor: “Stay in your desert with your ‘Allah-u-Akbar’ “ |
  17. M

    Invitation to learn about Shia Islam

    h123 is a Shia Muslim. He or she will tell us more about her religion. Please, no attacks no arguments. I want to hear whatever h123 has to say. Please don't tell h123 that he/she is wrong, let's just listen. h123, please tell me more about prayer and fasting. I find the Islamic prayer life...
  18. N

    Bahai is a sect of Islam

    Is this true? I read Baha'i started a sect of Islam. Just google it.
  19. D

    Qur'an 49:6 and prohibition of slander in Islam

    Qur'an 49:6 "O ye who believe! If a wicked person comes to you with any news, ascertain the truth, lest ye harm people unwittingly, and afterwards become full of repentance for what ye have done." The Qur'an also insists Muslims must speak out against slander; Qur'an 49:15-17; "Behold, ye...
  20. BlinkeyBill

    Defense of Islam (false accusations challenged)

    With respect to the Author, Marzieh Gail I wish to reprint a small section from his book Six Lessons on Islam. As can be studied and verified truth is far different to many long held ideas about Muhammad and Islam. Quote:- As for Muhammad's own marriages, He was a celibate until twenty-five...