25 - Religions That Teach Hatred and Enmity

Ignorance is no sin but insisting on staying so is

Subject categories: 
(1) Teachings of Holy Bible at a glance
(2) Teachings of Qur'an at a glance
(3) Teachings of Hindoo religions texts at a glance
(4) Views of eminent Indians on Islam and Christianity
ISBN 978-81-89746-25-4 (2006) (2012)

Prologue

I grew up listening to a very popular song that was written by a very famous Urdu poet Muhammad Iqbal which began as "Mazhab nahi sikhaata aapas mein bair karna". It meant religions[1] do not teach hatred and enmity.

I also grew up reading/watching/listening that Christianity is a religion of peace and love, also of service to humanity. I believed in all this until 50 years of my life.

Now I have read the scriptures of major religions. More importantly, I read their history. I probed into the real-life conducts of their religious leaders, learned about their deeds and misdeeds.

I understood: how these religions shaped humanity, how 'dirty and horrible', or how 'lovely and adorable' were the acts of those who followed the teachings of these religions.

I saw through the conspiracies some religions adopted for blackening the face of other religions. I also acquired an insight into the manner in which some religions swallowed other religions.

Teachings of Holy Bible

Source • Holy Bible, Vatican authorized King James Version, Pilot books, Athens, Georgia, Broadman & Holman Publishers, Belgium, ISBN 0840036254 • The New Oxford Dictionary of English, ISBN 0195654323

Oxford dictionary tells us that the first part Old Testament of Christian Bible is of Jewish origin. In other words, those teachings as contained in the first part of Holy Bible are endorsed by Christianity and followed by those Christians who have read the Holy Bible and adore it. King James Version of Holy Bible is the Vatican Authorized Version, and considering that it has Pope's endorsement, I have reproduced here the contents of Holy Bible primarily from that version.

I am sure that you would be compelled to re-evaluate your impressions about Christianity, supposedly the embodiment of Peace, Love and Service to Humanity. With that your image of Jesus Christ may undergo a Sea Change by the time you are done with this work.

Holy Bible of Jewish originOld Testament Deuteronomy

12:1 These are the statutes[2] and judgments, which ye shall observe to do in the land, which the LORD God of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the days ye live on the earth 12:2 Ye shall utterly destroy all the places where in the nations, which ye possess served their Gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and every green tree: 12:3 And ye shall overthrow their altars, and break their pillars, and burn their groves with fire; and ye shall hew down the graven[3] images of their gods, and destroy the names of them out of that place. 13:6 If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other Gods, which thou hast not known, nor thy fathers; 13:7 Namely, of the gods of the people which are round about you, nigh unto thee, or far off from thee, from the one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth; 13:8 Thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him: 13:9 But thou shalt surely kill him; thine hand shalt be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hands of all people. 13:10 And thou shalt stone him with stones, that he die; because he hath sought to thrust thee away from the LORD thy God 20:16-20:17 But of the cities of these people, which the LORD thy God doth give thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth: But thou shalt utterly destroy them. 32:24 They shall be burnt with hunger, and devoured with burning heat, and with bitter destruction: I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them, with the poison of serpents of the dust 32:25 The sword without, and terror within, shall destroy both young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.

Holy Bible of Jewish originOld Testament Isaiah

13:16 Their children also shall be dashed[4] to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished[5] (raped).

Holy Bible of Jewish originOld TestamentNumbers

31:17 Now therefore kill every male[6] among little ones, and kill every woman that hath known[7] man by lying with him. 31:18 But all the women children, that have not[8] known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

Holy Bible of Jewish originOld TestamentExodus

23:24 Thou shall not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their works: but thou shalt utterly overthrow them, and quite break down their images. 34:13 But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves. 34:14 For thou shalt worship no other god; for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:

Holy Bible of Jewish originOld TestamentNahum

1:2 God is jealous, and the LORD revengeth; the LORD revengeth, and is furious; the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies

Christian Saint Mathew

Oxford Dictionary defines St. Mathew was one of the twelve chief disciples of Jesus Christ. He documented in his gospel (the record of Christ’s teachings) what he heard Jesus say. So, let us hear the Christ's teachings from the records of St. Mathew in Christian Bible:

Holy Bible of Christian origin—New TestamentMathew

10:34 Think not I am come to send peace on earth: I come not to send peace, but a sword. 10:35 For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against the mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. 10:36 And a man’s foe shall be they of his own household. 12: 30 He that is not with me is against me

Christian Saint Luke

Oxford Dictionary defines St Luke as author of 3rd Gospel

Holy Bible of Christian origin—New TestamentLuke

12:51 Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay[9]; but rather division: 12:52 For from henceforth there shall be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three. 12:53 The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother in law against her daughter in law, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. 14:26 If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

Christian Saint Thomas

Oxford Dictionary defines St. Thomas as one of the twelve chief disciples of Jesus Christ. He documented in his gospel what he heard Jesus say. So, let us hear the Christ's teachings from the records of St Thomas in Gospel of Thomas

16 Jesus said: Perhaps men think that I came to cast peace on the world; and they do not know that I came to cast division upon earth, fire, sword, war. For five will be in a house, there will be three against two and two against three, the father against the son and the son against the father. And they will stand because they are single ones. 56 Jesus said: He who will not hate his father and his mother cannot be my disciple. And he who will not hate his brothers and sisters, and carry his cross as I have, will not become worthy of me. [10]

Teachings of Holy Qur'an

Source: Qur’an Majeed in Arabic-English-Hindi, Muhammad Farookh Khan and M M Pikthal, ISBN 818663200X [2003] • The Calcutta Qur'an Petition, Sita Ram Goel, ISBN 8185990581 [1999] • Eminent Historians: Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud, Arun Shourie, ISBN 8190019988 [1998]    

Writ Petition 227 of 1985 filed in Calcutta High Court

The initiative of Himangshu Kishore Chakraborty of Behala, Kolkata became the starting point of this action. He submitted a letter (20th July 1984) to the Government with a Request for proscription[11] of 'Koran'. He supported his letter with Annexure-I Sayings of Koran which Preach Cruelty, Incite Violence and Disturb Public Tranquility enlisting 37 aayats; Annexure-II Sayings of 'Koran' which Promote, on Grounds of Religion, Feeling of Enmity, Hatred and Ill-Will between different Religious Communities in India enlisting 17 aayats; Annexure III Sayings of 'Koran' which Insult other Religions as also the Religious Beliefs of other Communities in India enlisting 31 aayats. This was followed up with a reminder from HK Chakraborty (14th Aug 1984) and a Notice from Chandmal Chopra of Kolkata, finally resulting in a Writ Application in High Court. Muslims mobs of India and Bangladesh began display of their strength on roads adopting their usual technique. Central Government went into panic and the Attorney General argued against the petition stating that Quran is a Divine Book compiling Allah's dictates. After all that non-sense the request for prohibition against Quran was rejected, though it raised awareness amongst limited number of educated Hindoos about what Quran truly is.    

Soora 2 al’bakra[12]

Aayat 193 Fight against them until idolatry is no more and Allah’s religion reigns supreme. Aayat 216 Fighting is obligatory for you, much as you dislike it.

Soora 4 an'nisa

Aayat 56 Lo! Those who disbelieve Our revelations, We shall expose them to Fire. As often as their skins are consumed We shall exchange them for fresh skins that they may taste the torment. Lo! Allah is ever Mighty, Wise. Aayat 91 Then, if they turn their backs take them and slay[13] them[14] wherever you find them.

Soora 8 al’anfaal

Aayat 12 I shall cast terror into the hearts of the infidels. Strike off their heads, maim[15] them in every limb[16]. Aayat 15-18 it was not you, but Allah, who slew them. It was not you who smote them; Allah smote[17] them so that He might richly reward the faithful. Aayat 39 Make war on them until idolatry is no more and Allah’s religion reigns supreme Aayat 67 It is not for any Prophet to have captives until he has made slaughter in the land

Soora 9 at'tauba

Aayat 2-3 Allah will humble the unbelievers… Allah and His apostle are free from obligation to the idol-worshipper… Proclaim a woeful[18] punishment to the unbelievers. Aayat 7 Allah and His apostle repose no trust in idolaters. Aayat 39 If you do not fight He will punish you sternly and replace you by other men...Aayat 41 Whether unarmed or well equipped, march on and fight for the cause of Allah, with your wealth and your persons. 73 O Prophet! Make war on the unbelievers and the hypocrites. Be harsh with them. Their ultimate abode is Hell, a hapless[19] journey’s end. 111 Lo! Allah hath bought from the believers their lives and their wealth because the Garden [*paradise] will be theirs: they shall fight in the way of Allah and shall slay and be slain. It is promise which is binding on Him in the Torah and the Gospel and the Qur'an. Who fulfilleth His covenant better than Allah? Rejoice then in your bargain that ye have made, for that is the supreme triumph. Aayat 123 Believers! Make war on the infidels who dwell around you. Let them find harshness in you.

Soora 22 al’hazz 

Aayat 19-21 Garments of fire have been prepared for unbelievers. Scalding water shall be poured upon their heads, melting their skins and that which is in their bellies. They shall be lashed with red iron.

Soora 33 al’ahzaab

Aayat 36 And it becometh not a believing man or a believing woman, when Allah and his messenger have decided an affair (for them), that they should (after that) claim any say in their affair; and whoso is rebellious to Allah and His messenger, he verily goeth astray in error manifest.

Soora 47 Muhammad

Aayat 4-15 When you meet the unbelievers in the battlefield strike off their heads and when you have laid them low, bind your captives firmly. Then grant them their freedom or take ransom from them, until war shall lay down her armour. Thus shall you do! Had Allah willed, He could Himself have perished them (without your help); but He has ordained it thus that He might test you, the one by the other. As for those who are slain in the cause of Allah, He will not allow their works to perish. He will vouchsafe them guidance and ennoble their state; He will admit them to the Paradise He has made known to them. Believers! If you help Allah, he will help you and make you strong. But the unbelievers shall be consigned to perdition[20] (*eternal damnation). ... He will frustrate their works … Allah is the protector of the faithful; unbelievers have no protector. Allah will admit those who embrace the true faith to gardens (*paradise) watered by running streams. The unbelievers take their full of pleasure and eat as the beasts eat; but Hell shall be their home … They shall abide in Hell forever and drink scalding water, which will tear their bowels.

Soora 48 al’fath

Aayat 29 Muhammad is Allah’s apostle. Those who follow him are ruthless to the unbelievers but merciful to one another.

Soora 60 al’mumtahana

Aayat 4 We renounce you (i.e., the idolaters): enmity and hate shall reign between us until you believe in Allah only

Soora 66 at’tahreem

Aayat 9 O Prophet! Make war on the unbelievers and the hypocrites and deal sternly with them. Hell shall be their home, evil their fate.

Soora 69 al'haakka

Aayat 30-33 We shall say: ‘Lay hold of him and bind him. Burn him in the fire of Hell, and then fasten him with a chain seventy cubits long. For he did not believe in Allah, the Most High.

Teachings of Hindoo Dharm

Sources • ShreemadBhagavadGeeta • A Hindu View of the World: Essays in the intellectual Kshatriya Tradition, N S Rajaram, ISBN 8185990522, 1998 Chants of India, Pundit Ravi Shankar, Angel Records, 2002 • Selections from Hindu Scriptures: Manu Smriti, Prof GC Asnani, ISBN 8190040049, 2000   

BhagavadGeeta

4:11, 9:29 whoever, by whatsoever path approaches me, I accept him for his salvation. All creatures great and small – I am equal to all; I hate none, nor have I any favourites. Those who worship other Gods with devotion, worship me.

Rig’Ved'

I.164.46 Cosmic reality is one, but the wise perceive it in many ways: As Indr, Mitr, Varun, Agni, mighty Garutmat, Yam, and Matarisvan – the giver of breath. I.89.1 let felicitous thoughts come to us from every source.

Shivmahimna Stotr'

As numberless rivers following different paths – straight or zigzag – merge in the same ocean, so too the aspirants of various tastes and capacities reach thee through effort.

Taittriya Upanishad, BrahmaValli & BhriguValli

Shaanti Mantr' May the Lord protect us together! May He nourish us together! May we work together uniting our strength for the good of humanity! May our learning be luminous and purposeful! May we never hate one another! May there be peace, peace, and perfect peace.

Taittriya Aranyak, 4th Prashn, Pravargya Mantrs

42nd Anuvaak May there be peace on earth, peace in the ether, peace in the heaven, peace in all directions, peace in fire, peace in the air, peace in the sun, peace in the moon, peace in the constellations, peace in the waters, peace in the plants and herbs, peace in trees, peace towards cattle, peace towards goats, peace towards horses, peace towards mankind, peace in the absolute Brahm', peace in those who have attained Brahm', may there be peace, only peace. May that peace be in me, peace alone! Through that peace may I confirm peace in myself, and all bipeds, and quadrupeds! May there be peace in me, peace alone.

Sarve Sham (the traditional prayer)

May good befall all! May there be peace for all! May all be fit for perfection, and may all experience that which is auspicious. May all be happy! May all be healthy! May all experience what is good and let no one suffer.

Taittriya Upanishad, ShikshaaValli

10th Anuvaak Do not neglect your duties to the gods and your ancestors. May your mother be like a god unto you! May your father be like a god unto you!  May your Guru be like a god unto you! May your guest be like a god unto you! Wherever you have observed faultless deeds performed, you should follow those alone, and no others. When you have seen us, your teachers, perform good actions follow those alone.

BrihadAranyak Upanishad, 1st Adhyaay

3rd Brahmana 28th Mantr O Lord! Please lead me from the unreal to the real. Lead me from darkness to light. Lead me from death to immortality. May there be peace, peace, and perfect peace!

ManuSmriti

7:90 When a King fights with his foe in battle, he should not strike with weapons which are concealed, barbed, poisoned, or the points of which are blazing with fire. 7:91 Let the King not strike one who in flight and fear has climbed around, not a eunuch, nor one who joins the palms of his hands in supplication, nor one who flees with flying hair, nor one who sits down, nor one who says, “I am thine.” 7:92 Nor one who sleeps, nor one who has lost his coat of mail (armour), nor one who is naked, nor one who is disarmed, nor one who looks on without taking part in the fight, nor one who is fighting with another foe; 7:93 Nor one whose weapons are broken, who is afflicted with sorrow, who has been grievously wounded, who is terrified, nor one who is running away; he should remember the rule of conduct of an honourable warrior.

Supplement 2012 edition

Judgement of Delhi Metropolitan Magistrate

"With due regard to the holy book of 'Quran Majeed', a close perusal of the 'Aayats' shows that same are harmful and teach hatred, and are likely to create differences between Mohammedans on one hand and the remaining communities on the other". JS Lohat, 31-7-1986

Swami Vivekanand' (1862-1902) on Islam[21]

Think of the millions massacred through his (Mohammed) teachings, mothers bereft of their children, children made orphans, whole countries destroyed, and millions upon millions of people killed (Complete works of  Swami Vivekanand' Vol. 1, p.184). In the Quran there is the doctrine that a man who does not believe these teachings should be killed; it is a mercy to kill him! And the surest way to get to heaven, where there are beautiful 'houries' and all sorts of sense-enjoyments, is by killing these unbelievers. Think of the bloodshed there has been in consequence of such beliefs (Vol. 2, p352-53). Every step forward was made with the swordthe Koran in the one hand and the sword in the other: "Take the Koran, or you must die; there is no alternative!" You know from history how phenomenal was their success; for six hundred years nothing could resist them, and then there came a time when they had to cry halt. So will be with other religions if they follow the same methods (Vol.2, pp.369-370). Ignorant persons…dare to say that others are entirely wrong, and they alone are right. If they are opposed, they begin to fight. They say they will kill any man who does not believe as they believe, and as Mohammedans do (Vol.4, p52). The Mohammedans from the beginning stood against any idol worship…but, practically, instead of one prophet, thousands upon thousands of saints are being worshipped (Vol.4, p.121). Wave after wave had flooded this land, breaking and crushing everything for hundreds of years. The sword had flashed, and "Victory unto Allah" had had rent the skies of India; but these floods subsided, leaving the national ideals unchanged (Vol.4, p.159). The wave of Mohammedan conquest, which had swallowed the whole earth, had to fall back before India (Vol5, p.528). When the Mohammedans first came, we are said—I think the authority of Ferishta, the oldest Mohammedan historian—to have been six hundred million of Hindus. Now we are about two hundred millions. And then every man going out of the Hindu pale is not only a man less, but an enemy more. Again, the vast majority of Hindu perverts to Islam and Christianity are perverts by sword, or the descendant of these (Vol.5, p.233)

Robindronath Thakur (1861-1941) on Islam and Christianity[22]

There are two religions on earth, which have distinct enmity against all other religions. These two are Christianity and Islam. They are not just satisfied with observing their own religions, but are determined to destroy all other religions. That's why the only way to make peace with them is to embrace their religions (Source: Original works of Rabindranath Vol. 24, page 375, Vishwa Bharti; 1982). A very important factor which is making it almost impossible for Hindu-Muslim unity to become an accomplished fact is that Muslims cannot confine their patriotism to any one country. I had frankly asked (the Muslims) whether in the event of any Mohammedan power invading India, they (Muslims) would stand side by side with their Hindu neighbours to defend their common land. I was not satisfied with the reply I got from them…Even such a man as Mr. Mohammad Ali has declared that under no circumstances it is permissible for any Mohammedan, whatever is his country, to stand against any Mohammedan (Source: Interview of Rabindranath in Times of India, 18-4-1924 in the column, Through Indian Eyes on the Post Khilaafat Hindu-Muslim Riots).

Mrs. Annie Besant (1847-1933) on Islam[23]

Great Humanist leader and ex-President of Indian National Congress told But since the Khilaafat agitation, things have changed and it has been one of the many injuries inflicted on India by the encouragement of the Khilaafat crusade, that the inner Muslim feeling of hatred against 'unbelievers' has sprung up, naked and unashamed, as in the years gone by. We have seen revived, as guide in practical politics, the old Muslim religion of the sword, we have seen the dragging out of centuries of forgetfulness, the old exclusiveness, claiming the jazirut-Arab, the island of Arabia, as a holy land which may not be trodden by the polluting foot of a non-Muslim; we have heard Muslim leaders declare that if the Afghans invaded India, they would join their fellow believers, and would slay Hindus who defended their motherland against the foe: We have been forced to see that the primary allegiance of Musalmaans is to Islamic countries, not to our motherland; we have learned that their deepest hope is to establish the 'kingdom of God', not God as Father of the world, loving all his creatures, but as God seen through Musalmaan spectacles resembling in his command through one of the prophets…The claim now put forward by Musalmaan leaders that they must obey the laws of their particular prophet above the laws of the State in which they live, is subversive to civic order and the stability of the State; it makes them bad citizens for their centre of allegiance is outside the nation…Malabar has taught us what Islamic rule still means, and we do not want to see another specimen of the 'Khilaafat Raj' in India. How much sympathy with the Moplas is felt by Muslims outside Malabar has been proved by the defence raised for them by their fellow believers, and by Mr. Gandhi himself, who stated that they had acted as they believed that religion taught them to act. I fear that that is true; but there is no place in a civilized land for people who believe that their religion teaches them to murder, rob, rape, burn, or drive away out of the country those who refuse to apostatize from their ancestral faiths…The thugs believed that their particular form of God commanded them to strangle people, especially travellers with money. Such 'Laws of God' cannot be allowed to override the laws of a civilized country, and people living in the twentieth century must either educate people who hold these Middle Age views, or else exile themIn thinking of an Independent India, the menace of Musalmaan rule has to be considered. (The Future of Indian Politics, Annie Besant, pp301-305, quoted Dr BR Ambedkar in 'Pakistan or The Partition of India', pp. 274-275, 1946)

Sharat Chandra Chattopaadhyaay (1876-1938) on Islam[24]

The famous Bengali novelist Sri Sharat Chandra Chattopaadhyaay, another icon whom pseudo-secularists often quote, said about the Muslims as follows In fact if the Muslims say 'We want unity with the Hindus', it can't be anything but a deception. One would say that the Muslims invaded India just to plunder, not to set up a kingdom. But they were not satisfied with loot only; they demolished Hindu temples, broke the idols and raped Hindu women. In fact, they never spared to do maximum harm and insult to other's religion and humanity. Even when Muslims became the rulers of the land, still they could not come out of this ugly mentality. So-called generous kings like Akbar did not spare the Hindus from rape and torture. It is obvious that this culture of raping and torture became innate to the Muslims. When Muslims will come down from their high horse of religion, probably then they will realize…this is nothing but unparalleled barbarism. But the Muslims are yet to go a long way before they realize it. But their eyes will never open unless the whole world together arranges some lesson for them (Bartamaan Hindu-Muslim Samasya, edited by Dipankar Chattopaadhyaay, published by Paanchajanya Prakaashani, 10 KS Ray Road, Calcutta 700001)

Sir Jadunath Sarkar (1870-1958) on Islam[25]

The world famous historian wrote According to the Quranic law, there cannot be peace between a Mohammedan king and his neighboring infidel states. The latter are Dar-ul-Harb or legitimate states for war, and it is the Muslim king's duty to slay and plunder them (non-Muslims) till they accept the true faith (Islam) and become Dar-ul-Islam (Land of Muslims alone), after which they will become entitled to his (Muslim king's) protection. (Shivaji and his Times, pp479-480, by Sir Jadunath Sarkar, published by Orient Longman).

Rishi Aurobindo Ghosh (1872-1950) on Islam[26]

You can live amicably with a religion whose principle is toleration, but how is it possible to live peacefully with a religion whose principle is 'I will not tolerate you'? Certainly Hindu-Muslim unity cannot be arrived at on the basis that the Muslims will go on converting Hindus while the Hindus should not convert any Mohammedan (Source: Evening talks with Shri Aurobindo; recorded on 23.7.1923 by AB Purnani, published by Shri Aurobindo Ashram Trust, 1995, p291). On 18.4.1923 Shri Aurobindo told in a reply to a question of a disciple: "I am sorry they (Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and C. Rajagopalachari) are making a fetish of this Hindu-Muslim unity. It is no use to ignore facts; someday the Hindus may have to fight the Muslims and they must prepare for it. Hindu-Muslim unity should not mean the subjection of the Hindus. Every time the mildness of the Hindus has given way. The best solution to allow the Hindus to organize themselves and the Hindu-Muslim unity would take care of itself; it would automatically solve their problem. Otherwise we are lulled into a false sense of satisfaction that we have solved a difficult problem, when in fact we have only shelved it (ibid. p289). On 29-6-1926 a disciple asked Shri Aurobindo: If it is India's destiny to assimilate all the conflicting elements, is it possible to assimilate the Mohammedan element also? Shri Aurobindo replied: Why not? India has assimilated elements from the Greeks, the Persians and other nations. But she assimilates only when her Central truth is recognized by the other party, and even while assimilating she does it in such a way that the elements absorbed are no longer recognizable as foreign but become part of herself…The assimilation of Mohammedan culture was also done in the mind to a great extent and it would have perhaps gone further. But in order that process may be complete it is necessary that change in the Mohammedan mentality should come. The conflict is in the outer life, and unless the Mohammedans learn tolerance I do not think the assimilation is possible… The Hindu is ready to tolerate. He is open to new ideas and his culture has got a wonderful capacity for assimilation, but always provided that her Central Truth is recognized (ibid. p.282).

Dr BR Ambedkar (1891-1956) on Islam[27]

Muslims will not obey a Hindu (or for that matter any non-Muslim) government (p.301). Wherever there is rule of Islam, there is his own country. In other words, Islam can never allow a true Muslim to adopt India as his motherland and regard a Hindu as his kith and kin (pp330-331). The Muslim invaders, no doubt, came to India singing a hymn of hate against the Hindus…They planted the seed of Islam. Its growth is the thickest in Northern India. The successive invasions have deposited their 'silt' more than anywhere else, and have served as watering exercises of devoted gardeners.  Its growth is so thick in Northern India that the remnants of Hindu and Buddhist culture are just shrubs (p65) (Pakistan or The Partition of India, BR Ambedkar, 3rd Ed, 1946, BAWS Vol.8, 1990, Govt. of Maharashtra Publications).

Dr KS Lal (1920-2002) on Islam[28]

The great historian writes — The Quran does not permit the existence or continuance of other faiths and their religious practices. Of the 6,236 ayats in the Quran about 3,900 (2/3rd) are directly or indirectly related to Kaafirs…Quran reads like a manual of war on the mankind rather than a charter of brotherhood for all mankind (pp.4-5) (Theory and Practice of Muslim State in India, VOI, Delhi, 1999)

Mughalstan—Warning Signs

  After failure of Operation Gibraltar (1965), Operation Tupac (1988) was launched by the then President of Pakistan, Zia-ul-Haq, and the responsibility to turn this into a reality was assigned to Pakistani and Bangladeshi Intelligence Agencies (ISI and DGFI), with intent to carve out a large chunk of land for establishing Mughalstan as shown in the map. The objective being: (a) to split India into pieces (b) to create internal disturbances with the help of Intelligence network (c) to install armed bases and direct armed movements within the country taking the advantage of porous borders along Nepal and Bangladesh and the infiltrators and resident Muslims sympathetic towards Mughalstan project. When Muslims first came to India, they hid into their bosom the dream to turn India into a land of Islam. The same desire flourishes in their hearts till today finding partners among local Muslims who, as reiterated by Mohammad Ali that under no circumstances it is permissible for any Mohammedan, whatever is his country, to stand against any Mohammedan (Source: Times of India, 18-4-1924). Hindoo population is unable to keep pace with rapid increase in Muslim population in India. This may one day become the deciding factor. Beware…[29]



[1] Some would argue that Mazhab, Religion, Dharm' are not same, they have different connotations. But that discussion is beyond the scope of this work.

[2] (in biblical use) a law or decree made by a sovereign, or by God

[3] a carved idol or representation of a god used as an object of worship

[4] strike or fling something somewhere with great force, especially so as to have a destructive effect

[5] force a woman to have sexual intercourse against her will

[6] baby boys, male children

[7] married women, or women who have had slept with men

[8] virgins (keep them for future use when they attain puberty)

[9] a negative answer - Oxford Dictionary

[10] as quoted in The Myth of St Thomas and Mylapore Shiva Temple, Ishwar Sharan, Voice of India, New Delhi, ISBN 8185990212 [1999]

[11] prohibition: a decree that prohibits something

[12] For all practical purposes it may suffice to think of Soora as Chapter,  al'bakra, an'nisa, etc. as title to the respective chapter, and Aayat as Shlok'

[13] kill (a person or animal) in a violent way 

[14] This verse is in relation to those persons who, having accepted Islam went back to their traditional observances

[15] wound or injure (someone) so that part of the body is permanently damaged

[16] arm or leg of a person or four-legged animal, or a bird’s wing

[17] struck with a firm blow

[18] characterized by, expressive of, or causing sorrow or misery

[19] (especially of a person) unfortunate

[20] (In Christian theology) a state of eternal punishment and damnation into which a sinful and unpenitent person passes after death. Penitent - feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentant  

[21] Complete works of Swami Vivekanand, Vol. i-viii, as reproduced in Eminent Indians on Islam, compiled by Dr KV Paliwal

[22] ibid. pp.36-40

[23] ibid. pp.62-65

[24] ibid. pp.67-68

[25] ibid. pp.73-75

[26] ibid. pp.40-43

[27] ibid. pp.50-52

[28] ibid. p.77

[29] Further reading (a) Muslim India will be like This, Maanoj Rakhit, 3rd Ed, 2009, ISBN 9788189746872; (b) Arise Arjun'—Awaken my Hindu Nation (2003), Maanoj Rakhit, ISBN 9788189746018; (c) Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Secularism, Hinduism (2004), Maanoj Rakhit, 9788189746063

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