Channel: Zakir Naik
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Sir, my name is Gilroy, from Bombay, I'm a businessman.
And thank you for the opportunity to speak here. I really enjoyed today, my first time.
Now, many Muslim countries do not permit conversion out of Islam. But correct me if I'm wrong, I don't know of any non Muslim majority country, which prohibits people from converting into Islam. Now, what, what is the right thing in Islam? Because, as you say, you know, you don't need a sore for Islam, and 1000s and millions of followers will anyway get into Islam, what would be your response? The Buddha has a very good question. And a very important question that why don't some of the Muslim countries allow conversion or allow propagation, they don't allow the propagation to take place the normal conversion from anyone to convert Muslim or non Muslim basic question whether it be
anyone, brother, as far
as the propagation is concerned, there are countries for example, Saudi Arabia, which does not allow propagation only country which I know very well, which does not allow propagation
in Saudi Arabia. And the reason is that suppose whether you want to start a school,
if you understand the school, you are taking the interview of a math teacher.
So when you take the interview of the math teacher, you ask the question, two plus two is equal to how much? So one math teacher says two plus two is equal to three. The second math teacher says two plus two is equal to four. The third math teacher says two plus two is equal to five. Now many people say what is the problem? Let them preach any religion who wants to accept let them accept? I will ask you a question. Will you allow a math teacher in your school to teach two plus two is equal to three? Will you select the math teacher who says troopers who will fight you say no, I know Matt, I'm definite about it. In match, two plus two is equal to four and nothing else.
So as far as religion is concerned, Saudi Arabia is very confirmed. It agrees with the verse of the Quran, in Surah, imraan, chapter three, verse number 19, in Edina, in the Lord Islam, the only religion acceptable in the sight of Almighty God is peace acquired by submitting evil to Almighty God, they will not allow anyone else to preach anything wrong.
But in science and technology, they say to the Americans, Allen was silent. You're most welcome. They get people from England, they get people from India, no problem in Zion, the technology there are number one, when science and technology they have people coming from America, from England, from Singapore, from Philippines, from India from all over the world. But as far as Dean is concerned, they are
the 100% sure this is right, same as your cock sure that two plus two is equal to four, you will not allow any wrong teaching. Same way. I agree with that. I must have compiled religion whether there is no religious scripture on the face of the earth besides the Quran. We say that this is the only true religion you read the scriptures of the Hindus. You read the Scripture of the Christian the Bible. No. Where does the Bible say that Christianity is right. The word Christianity doesn't exist in the Bible. Do you know that? The word Christianity doesn't exist in the Bible. The word Hindu doesn't exist in the Vedas. Do you know that? No way that the way that I say that this is the only
right religion. Nowhere does the Bible say that this is the only religion so Quran is the only religious scripture on the face of the earth, where Almighty God says emphatically in the in the line Islam, the only religion acceptable in the sight of Almighty God in Islam. So as far as preaching, propagating, and religion is concerned, I am sure that if you know what is confirmed, they will not allow anyone else to preach something which is wrong. This India, it's a secular country. It's not a Hindu country. It's in the constitution of the people, for the people by the people. I am an Indian, geographically, I am a Hindu because I'm an Indian, but practicing Muslim.
I'm a practicing Muslim. It's my birthright in this country to preach, propagate and practice his religion. That is what is in the Constitution. So you have to change the constitution.