Channel: Zakir Naik
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Most of the religions, they speak about spiritual aspects
might have some ways of life only cater to the physical needs of the body. Islam is a way of life, which caters to both the spiritual aspect of the soul, as well as the physical needs of the body.
Unlike other religion, it shows you a way
how to lead life. Most of the religion if you analyze on the face of it,
these be good things.
But the difference between Islam and the other religions is that Islam shows you a way how to achieve that state of goodness.
most of the major religions of the world they say that it should not rob
Hinduism says that Judaism says that Christianity says that Islam says the same. So what is the difference between Islam and the other religions? The difference is Islam shows you a way how to achieve a state in which people will not rob
Islam has a system of Zakat,
which is every rich person who has a savings of more than the nisab level, more than edify grams of gold, he or she should give 2.5% of that excess wealth, every lunar charity, if every rich human being gifts, charity, poverty will be eradicated from this world, they will not be a single human being will die of hunger.
After this, the Quran says is Jeremiah, chapter number five was number 13. As to the thief,
beat a man or woman chop off his or her hand as a punishment for las panatela. Chopping from the hands.
In this 21st century,
many people think Islam is a barbaric religion. It's a barbaric way of life. It's a merciless religion. And they think that when they go to Saudi Arabia, where this law is practiced, every second person will come across will have his hand chopped off.
I have been to Saudi Arabia many times more than 50 times,
I have not come across a single human being whose hands have been chopped off. Not that nobody's Hands up, be chopped off. But it's so rare that you can hardly see a man there will be a few people that match up. But I have not seen a single in my full life. And I've ever thought Arabia, not a single man whose hands have been chopped off. It's not as common as they feel the law so strict, that the person will think 110 times before committing the crime.
If we analyze,
USA, the country which we look upon, supposed to be the most advanced country in the world do you know, it also has one of the highest rates of robbery and theft in the world?
I'm asking the question that if you implement the Islamic Sharia and USA, any man, any person who has a saving of more than the nisab level, more than 85 grams of gold, he or she should give 2.5% of that excess wealth, every lunar in charity. And after that anyone drops beat a man or woman chop off his or her hand. I'm asking the question, will the rate of theft in USA will increase will remain the same? Or will it decrease?
Will it increase will remain the same? Or will it decrease? It will decrease. It's a practical law. you implement the Sharia and you get results.
That's the reason. If you were Saudi Arabia, as I mentioned,
people think that every second person you come across will have a hand chopped off. I've been several times I have not come across a single human being whose hands have been chopped off. Not that doesn't take place.
you implement the sharing of good results. One of the countries which has the least rate of robbery and theft in the world of Saudi Arabia.
Not that the police is very good there. But the law is so strict. you implement the Sharia dissolves. That's what I said that Islam besides teaching good things, it shows you a way how to achieve a state in which people can practice that good thing