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Peeling Back The Layers Of Taqiyah

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Who has not heard of taqiyah? But did you know that it is onion shaped? Taqiyah sounds and means the same as the Sanskrit word thugee from the root sthag. They may be related. The idea behind the taqiyah is to deceive the victim and when he is least prepared overpower him and subdue him. This was also the philosophy of the Indian thugs.

Taqiyah has many layers. The most common form is when Muslims deny that certain Islamic behaviors have anything to do with Islam.

 

‘Greater Jihad’, ‘Lesser Jihad’ and ‘Jihad in the Way of Allah’

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Preface

In a previous article I described the various types of jihad and demonstrated that Jihad encompasses warfare/fighting and terror and indeed this forms the vast majority of “jihadi activity”.

Some Muslim writers and commentators have made the argument that the “real jihad” is all about “battling one's inner demons” as it were and that “real jihad” has little to do with fighting anybody and that when jihad does involve fighting it is only in defence{1} of Muslims and/or Islamic lands.

In this article I intend to extend and amplify the arguments presented in the previous article to show that not only does jihad include fighting, it is sword-jihad that is the primary meaning of jihad and that far from being defensive, it is offensive in nature.

To do that I will use the primary sources of Islam: the Koran, Hadith (in particular the Sahih Hadith of Bukhari and Muslim) and Sharia Law.

 

Apostasy in Islam – Zakir Naik Lies Again

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Dr. Zakir Naik is a tele-evangelist and apologist of Islam. He is a medical doctor by qualification but he delivers lectures on Islam and comparative religion for making a living. Over a period of time, he gained popularity among the Muslim masses by his ability to quote verse after verse from various religious sources. However, many a times, his utterances have come under scanner and he has been shown to lie confidently. Most prominently Ali Sina exposed his lies by analyzing Dr. Naik’s debate with Dr. William Campbell in 2000. Dar Ul Uloom of Deoband in India has issued an advisory to Muslims not to believe and follow Dr. Naik as ideas and knowledge of Islam are doubtful.

In 2011, Dr. Naik participated in a so-called debate at Oxford Union via satellite link, as he was denied a visa to visit the UK. The video can be viewed here:

 

How the Sikhs Countered the Brutality of the Foreign Muslim Invaders turned Rulers in India, Part 6

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Guru Har Rai

Before his death on 3 March 1644, Guru Har Gobind nominated his grandson Har Rai, aged only 14, as his successor and the seventh Nanak. He became the Guru on 8 March 1644 and served in the role until he died at young age of 31. He had two sons: Baba Ram Rai and Guru Harkrishan.

 

A Review of 'Sex in Islam' by Abdullah Ibn Abi Sarh

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The Book

Muhammad – the prophet of Islam – was a sensual prophet.  He married many women. Many of his “marriages” targeted beautiful young widows and often they became widows through Muhammad’s aggression against their tribes. Muhammad and his rogue bandits killed the able men, stole the fortunes of the tribe, and enslaved and raped the women. Muhammad was the head of the growing Muslim brigand. He aimed make the most beautiful ones amongst the captive women his own. He usually “married” (raped?) them in the days following the attack on their tribe. The Muslims men also got their share of women and sex in the days following the Muslim attack. Thus “sex” was at the heart of Islamic imperialism.

 

Spanish High Court Rejects Imran Firasat’s Appeal against Revocation of His Refugee Status

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Breaking news: Criticizing Islam amounts to national security risk!

In December last year, the Spanish government revoked my refugee status for producing the film, "The Innocent Prophet", declaring me a national security threat. Since then, the government is trying hard to deport me to an Islamic country, where I face death for criticizing Islam.

 

Jihad – The Four Forms and the West

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In the west we often interpret “jihad” as “waging war in the name of Allah” or “Islamic holy war”. This is not without justification, but it also annoys and upsets many Muslims who see jihad as a “supreme effort” to lead a “godly personal and social life”.

Thus Muslim scholar Mahmoud Ayoub states that "The goal of true jihad is to attain a harmony between Islam (submission), iman (faith), and ihsan (righteous living)."

 

Open Mosque Day – Muslims Serve Up Tea and Taqiyah

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Sunday, October 27, was Open Mosque Day at twenty-two Mosques and Islamic Centers in Southern California. An invitation communique from the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California assured non-Muslims that “Muslims are happy to answer questions about their religion.” Based on reports from those who visited the mosques, their hosts were very cordial. The visitors were provided with refreshments, guided tours, and even question-and-answer sessions about the mosque and Islam in general. However the answers to ideological questions left more than a few visitors disappointed, and they felt their intelligence was insulted by the evasive answers. Taqiyah – the art of deception to hide the shameful truth about Islam -- was on full display.

 

Western Politics and the Pet Elephant Parable

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After the horrible 9/11 Islamic terrorist incident, the then president George W. Bush declared “Islam is a religion of Peace”. Bush knew what Islam is all about. After all, he studied “Sirat Rasul Allah” and the “Qur’an”. Hadith book volumes are on the main shelve for his daily readings.

 

The Khilafa Delusion

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As we know, the Islamic Khilafa ended with the collapse of the Ottoman empire in 1924. Not many Muslims at the time mourned the death of the khilafa, certainly nothing on the scale we see these days. The Turks were thrilled by the prospect of cultural freedom in the modern and secular Turkey that was already being established by Mustafa Kamal. Outside Turkey, the Arabs celebrated the victory of their revolt which brought about the downfall of a repulsive and ailing empire.

 

BOOM BOOM Ya Habibi

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AL-QAEDA IN THE ARABIAN PENINSULA HAS BEGUN POSTING INTERNET ADVERTISEMENTS OFFERING TRAINING FOR SUICIDE BOMBERS TO TARGET THE great satanic empires of THE kafir rulers, SUCH AS the USA, ISRAEL, UK, FRANCE and all OTHER Infidel lands where possible.

Any Muslim needs a Job? Just Email Al-Qaeda…!

 

How the Sikhs Countered the Brutality of the Foreign Muslim Invaders turned Rulers in India, Part 5

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Impact of Guru Arjan Dev’s Martyrdom

The Hindus, Sikhs and other natives of India had to suffer a great deal of oppression and hatred from the Muslim rulers and the local Muslim population. Though the disciples of the Sikh gurus urged them to stand up against the Muslim tyranny and oppression and take revenge, the gurus rejected such proposals on the ground that it will not be proper for the saints to be vengeful. It is also mentioned that Emperor Akbar, an avowed apostate of Islam, was not hostile to the Sikhs and other non-Muslims, but the situation greatly deteriorated again after his death. Particularly the barbaric torture inflicted upon Guru Arjan Dev by Emperor Jahangir and his eventual martyrdom greatly altered the view of the Sikhs toward the Mughals. "They resolved not to submit meekly to their oppressions but to defend their rights by arms." [RCM BVB vii:307]

 

Allah's War Covenant with the Muslims, Part 3

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Introduction

In parts one and two of this series, I discussed the verses of the Koran that set out the war covenant and (some of) those that support it.

In this final part of the series, I will look at some of the “highlights” from the Canonical Sunni Hadith collections (see bibliography) and Malik's Muwatta that also support it.

 

How Much Does the Quran Inspire Terrorism?

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The best way to measure it is to analyze the manifestos of various Islamic terrorist groups...

 

How the Sikhs Countered the Brutality of the Foreign Muslim Invaders turned Rulers in India, Part 4

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Guru Arjan Dev

guru-arjan-devGuru Arjan Dev, the fifth Sikh Guru, was the youngest son of Guru Ram Das, born on 15 April 1563 in GoindvalPunjab. He was also the first Sikh Guru to be martyred by Muslim rulers.

Arjan Dev served as the Guru of Sikhism for a quarter of a century (1581 to 1606 AD). He constructed the Golden Temple, also called Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib, at Amritsar, which is considered the holiest centre of Sikh pilgrimage. ‘Harmandir Sahib’ literally means ‘The Temple of God’.

   

Racist, Islamo-Supremacist Mehdi Hassan: ‘Non-Muslims Live Their Lives Like Animals’

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Mehdi Hassan, the Oxford-educated sophisticated and claiming-to-be-fully-assimilated model British Muslim, while talking to a Muslim audience, says: Non-Muslims live their lives like animals, who bend any rule to fulfill any desire.

 

Allah's War Covenant with the Muslims, Part 2

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Introduction

In part one of this series I discussed the key verses (emboldened in the list below) that form Allah's war covenant with the Muslims.

In this part I will consider some of the supporting evidence found in the Koran.

 

Sura 8: Al-Anfal (Spoils of War) – Epitome of Muhammad's Divine Evil

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Introduction: The Qur’an is an evil book disguised as a holy one. Hatred of other human beings, just because they have different beliefs, is the celebrated recipe of the book. There are many Suras (chapters) in it that personify evil in a multi-dimensional colorful array.

One of the most evil Suras in the Qur’an, in my view, is Sura 8, titled "Al-Anfal", which translates literally as "The Spoils of War".

 

The Morality Delusion in Islam

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The Deluded Muslims

The great Egyptian Muslim reformer, Muhammed Abdu (1849-1905), made a famous comparison between France, where he spent sometime of his life, and Egypt. He said: “In France there is Islam without Muslims and in Egypt there are Muslims without Islam”. Mohammed Abdu was very impressed by the high morality of the French people as he judged from their manners and the way they treated him.

 

Allah's War Covenant with the Muslims, Part 1

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In two previous articles, I discussed the four forms of Jihad and Greater and lesser Jihad.

This article considers another aspect of overall “Jihadi” doctrine mentioned in those articles in greater detail.

Whilst many today are aware of the verses of the Koran that pertain to fighting, perhaps fewer are aware of how these verses combine to form a “war covenant” between Allah and Muslims, which will be set out in detail in this article.

 


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