30 Interesting Facts About Islam Religion
Islam is one of the fastest growing religions of the world. Its followers have spread all across the globe and with every day that passes it experiences and increase in its followers. The religion that was previously thought as to be the religion of Arabia is now a universal religion and it has followers from all types of ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
The information of Islam that people other than Muslims have is what comes from media, and sadly media is quite biased in this regard and tries to portray Islam as a negative religion. This post will not discuss how media portrays Islam or how it ought to portray it, but this writing on facts about islam will give a short introduction of what Islam is and what characteristics and attributes it entails.
#1. Islam is the second-largest and the fastest-growing religion in the world.
#2. The Quran, Islam’s most sacred book, means “recitation” in Arabic.
#3. Islam believes to be the complete and universal version of a primordial faith revealed many times before through prophets like Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus.
#4. Islam view heaven as a place of physical pleasures to come.
#5.There are no sub categories in Islam.It is Just a wrong concept among muslims.There is nothing metioned about it in “Quran”.
#6. Every adult Muslim must go on a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in a lifetime if he is physically and financially capable.
#7. Muslims use only the right hand for eating and drinking.
#8. During Islam’s Golden Age, scientists were paid the equivalent of what pro athletes are paid today.
#9. The Quran emphasizes bodily resurrection, a break from the pre-Islamic Arabian understanding of death.
#10. Muslims cannot consume pork products, blood, carrion, and alcohol.
#11. A large number of Muslims sacrificed themselves to save Jews and fight Nazis in World War II.
#12. Islam allows abortion if the pregnancy is a threat to the woman’s life or if it’s the result of a rape and is less than 4 months old.
#13. Indonesia is home to the world’s largest Islamic population.
#14. 86 %of people surveyed in Egypt are in favor of the death penalty as a punishment for abandoning Islam.
#15. Vladimir The Great, Prince of Kiev, considered converting to Christianity or Islam. He sent envoys to study both religions, but upon hearing that Islam forbade alcohol, he got baptized.
#16. A Burkini is a type of swimsuit for Muslim women, which covers the whole body except the face, the hands and the feet.
#17. In 2001, Pope John Paul II entered and prayed in a mosque and even kissed the Qur’an to improve relations with Islam.
#18. In Islam, a man may divorce his wife three times, taking her back up after the first two times.
#19. Islam does not allow visit any shrines (मजार).It is strictly prohibited and considered as greatest sins,followed by killing innocent people.
#20. In Islam, the Bible is considered a revelation from God which had been corrupted by men. The Qur’an from Muhammad came to correct this deviation.
#21. Islam will equal Christianity in size by 2050.
#22. The Mosque of Paris helped Jews escape the Nazis by giving them Muslim IDs during WW2.
#23. Mary is mentioned more in Islam’s Quran than in the entire New Testament.
#24. Cats are revered animals in Islam because Prophet Muhammad loved them.
#25. It Is Mandatory that Every Muslim Must follow these :-
#26. Belief in angels is fundamental to the faith of Islam.
#27. In 2006, The FBI planted an informant pretending to be a radical Muslim in a mosque, and the Muslims in the mosque reported him to the FBI.
#28. There’s an empty place next to Muhammad’s Tomb,Islam’s main Prophet,reserved for Jesus.It is believed that Jesus will return on the Judgement Day.
#29. Amputation of hands or feet is the Islamic punishment for theft and highway robbery without homicide.
#30. Suicide is a crime in Islam. Suicide attempts may lead to prosecution.
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