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Dr Agrees to Debate with Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

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Zakir Naik

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But my first question would be, I'd like to relate it to you. So I've seen your previous speeches before on YouTube, you're a specialist in comparative religion. So when you like, compare Islam and other religions like Hinduism like quoting scriptures from Bhagavad Gita or something like, don't you think there is the possibility to miss interpret it and provide Miss guidance to those who doesn't belong to that faith? What remember the

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name, Shashi, Wurman? And if, if there, it is proven that there is a miss interpretation in your speech, does that mean that you failed to carry out your duty as a Muslim professional? The brothers a very good question, a very relevant question to the topic. I like to thank him. This question is that I'm a specialist of comparative religion. I prefer calling myself a student of comparative religion. And when I quote scriptures of others, other religion like whether it be the Bhagavad Gita, whether VEDA with the Bible, and if I misinterpret that scripture, then even the drawing the Muslim, totally wrong. I agree with you, that the reason after every lecture of mine, we have

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question answer session, most of the religious speaker whether it be Hindu, whether it be Christian, whether it be Muslim, most of them majority more than 90%. After the speech, they have no question answer session,

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shake the that was the first one who started and now Mashallah many of us. After every question, after every lecture, we have a question answer session. Why?

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So that if you disagree with us, you are open to ask the question in the question answer time, if any speaker including myself, if the question proves that my interpretation is wrong, I if I if they prove to me first, I will say, I'm sorry. I will take it back.

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If I make a mistake, as a Muslim compulsory, I would apologize. I would first say I'm sorry, I misunderstood your scripture. inshallah and future I've been not quoted, never in my life of 25 years of Java more than I have a single question Am I shall I can make mistakes. I'm a human being. I'm not perfect. No human is perfect. Not a single question ever quoted me anything and prove me wrong Alhamdulillah I can be wrong.

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I can be wrong. Therefore, we ask the question. If he poses a question to me, I will counter quote him and give him the quotation from his scholars. I will.

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What does for me because I

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dove into the intellectual. That is the reason what we say, let's come for a debate. Friendly debate, no problem. But that only debate with someone who has some standing, not with every Tom, Dick and Harry, you understand, you know, if I can get a million people for my talk, largest gathering, even if we get 2% 20,000, I will debate you. Any donation area cannot afford my reason is if you want to debate me, you should at least be able to gather minimum 20,000 for your speech. If I can get 2 million veterans get 2%.

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If you can get 20,000 for a lecture, I'm willing to debate with you.

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If you cannot get you give it to someone who can get and there are many in this bigger than the world. There are many Christian speakers in the world who get 100,000 and more. In India, many people you know, she she

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he gets out is 100,000 and debated with him. And you know the outcome of that debate.

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What was the outcome?

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It was

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it was an essay as I expected. It was an essay I expected. Yeah. It wasn't as you expected. But Did I break any rules of the debate?

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Did I break any rules of the debate? Did I not answer all these questions? Did he answer my questions?

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One of the most famous Hindu preacher in the world, she Sri Ravi Shankar many people call him God.

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But But how but Sadhguru I guess he destroyed some of your points, I guess is that guru from

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your range? I will debate him Sadhguru the famous person ask him

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there are some people who have taken the speeches and given answers. Some people not himself. If he wants, let him no problem. I will debate him.

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Because I know he famous, any famous personality if he wants to debate.

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I don't want to debate him. He wants to debate me. open any topic.

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any topic on comparative religion, Hinduism and Islam? No problem.

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Okay.

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And if he points out anything in, in my speech, which I've said, which is out of context or which is not as per the industry,

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I will give him

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all my research and not from non Hindu scholar from Hindu scholars. I give the reference. So most of the speakers say yes, Zakat is right, but

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the buck comes

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when,

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when you hear your speech in two hours, I've learned what I have not learned in 40 years of my life. Within my speech, I give references. Did she Sheila Shanker give any reference in his speech? Even one reference?

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Did he give a single reference brother?

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In my speech, how many references are there? So who is more authentic? A person who give the reference the person doesn't give a reference. He could have kept cheat. There's no objection in a debate again and notes in front of you right or wrong.

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I don't have notes. He can have notes.

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Ask if he sees every single second debate with me.

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Even if we give him a million dollar he will not have

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I guess he will. But he doesn't debate you. I'm sure one day I will.

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Most welcome the day you can get 20,000 people for your audience, our debate, you

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know what you can do question? Did I answer your question or not? Yeah. Good. Thank you.

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I'm very happy. Thank you for accepting it. And may Allah guide you. And I'll pray for you that you come to the third brother. Thank you very much.