Regarding ‘Unjust’ Punishment In The Grave?

I have just read the above thread on your website:‘Unjust’ Punishment in the Grave?) I don't understand what you are talking about. Your argument is not coherent nor sound.

1.Firstly you assume that "the third question concerns the sins mentioned in this Hadith. Obviously, they are of two different categories. While the first is not a major sin, the second definitely is." While the Ḥadīth clearly states: "These two persons are being tortured not for a major sin"

2.The Ḥadīth does not state the nature of the punishment, it just mentions that the inhabitants are being punished so why do you question "How can the punishment of the two be the same"?

3.Now regarding, "Punishing a person who soils his clothes with urine seems unjustified unless, of course, there are other details to this matter." It shows us that to protect oneself against the impurity of urine (as of other foul & dirty things) i.e., to save one's body or clothes from being soiled with them is one of the principal commands of Allah and negligence in these matters is a sin of such a high order as to entail the chastisement of the grave.

4.Under what license can you assert "What it means is that once the leaves have dried out the punishment would restart!"? Regarding "placing a green leaf as a means to lessen their torture" stating "this is something which is totally inexplicable." The correct opinion is, that the Prophet (sws) prayed for the reduction in the punishment of the occupiers & he (sws) was bidden to do what he did with the assurance that the chastisement would remain abated as long as the two pieces did not dry up altogether.

On a more closing note, if you do not honour your mission statement then you are part of the tempest and your above opinion obviously excludes you from aiding the "revolution in the intellectual and mental perspectives" when you can't even interpret a simple English statement correctly! You are a joke.

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I desparately require your assistance so that I can clarify what the real ruling is. I am in rather confused.
I noticed that you focus on the word Mushrikoon but I do not see that in all relevant narratives including the one you quote “faman baddala deenahu …” I am not able to see that it is limited to mushrikoon of Makkah. I also note that almost all the schools in Islam hold that the apostate has to be executed.
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سزا اور امتحان میں فرق

سزا اور امتحان میں کیسے فرق کریں؟ یہ کیسے علم ہو کہ کسی شخص کے ساتھزندگی کے جو تجربات ہو رہے ہیں وہ قدرت کی طرف سے امتحان ہیں یا اس کو قدرت کسی ناپسندیدہ عمل پو سزا دے رہی ہے۔ قدرت اگر رحمان ہے تو وہ قہار بھی ہے اور سزا کا تصور بھی ہے۔ برائے مہربانی اس پر روشنی ڈالیں۔


عذاب قبر

قرآن مجید میں اللہ تعالیٰ نے کئی مقامات پر انسانوں کو جس عذاب سے ڈرایا ہے وہ 'عذاب النار' یعنی 'جہنم کا عذاب' ہے، جو کہ ایک اٹل اور مصمم حقیقت ہے۔مگر آج کل کی تبلیغ پر اگر غور کیا جائے تو ہر فرقہ'عذاب قبر' سے ڈراتا ہوا نظر آتا ہے۔میرا سوال یہ ہے کہ جب اللہ تعالیٰ نے حساب کاایک دن مقرر کردیا اور واضح طور پر قرآن میں فرمادیا ہے کہ اُس دن تمام اِنسان دوبارہ زندہ کیے جائیں گے اور اللہ تعالیٰ کے حضور حاضر کیے جائیں گے اور تب ہی اُن کی سزا وجزا کا فیصلہ اللہ تعالیٰ فرمائیں گے تو پھر'عذاب قبر' کیا ہے ؟ اِس کی کیا حقیقت ہے ؟ اگر اِنسان کو مرنے کے بعد قبر میں عذاب دیا جائے گا، تو اِس کا کوئی حوالہ کیا قرآن میں کہیں دیا گیا ہے؟


Contradiction in the Qur’an? 4:48 vs 4:153

Hi i am a muslim and i find confusion and contradiction between verse 4:48 and 4:153. In verse 4:48 the meanings are" Allah will not forgive those who considers partners with Allah". It's about polytheists. And Verse 4:153 says " we forgave the people the disbelievers in the era of Moses."

So why Allah treats people differently even though they fell in the same category. Please answer.

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