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Hindu vs Muslim

Many have confused Hindus from Muslims and vice versa. If you carefully examine each person individually, you’ll be surprised to learn that there are lots of differences between the two in as much as there are also many similarities. As a matter of fact, there’s a clear relationship between Hinduism and Islam, the religions of the Hindu and the Muslim respectively. It is also not surprising to learn that the two religious groups tend to fight often, historically speaking.

It is their dissimilarities that form the boundary between them. Foremost, the Hindus believe in many gods because Hinduism is a polytheistic religion. The Muslims, on the other hand, are monotheistic because, like Christianity, they believe in only one supreme God. Because of the polytheistic nature of Hinduism, it seems that their gods are present in anything and everything while Islam believes in the divinity of Allah alone.

It is interesting to note that two individuals from each of these religions have certain reservations in consuming some types of animals. For example, the Muslims are not allowed to eat pigs or pork because it has been given a dirty connotation. They eat other kinds of meat, though, like lamb, goat, cow, and many other meat products. By contrast, the Hindus make sure that they don’t eat beef or cows. The reason for this is the exact opposite to how the Muslims view the pig. Hindus believe in the cow’s divinity. So because of its sacredness, it shouldn’t be eaten or unnaturally killed by anyone.

Although surprising for some, Muslims’ view on death is more similar to Christianity than compared to Hinduism. Muslims believe that there is a judgment day, and that the dead being’s soul will eventually be separated from the physical body in the afterlife. The Hindus believe in the concept of reincarnation. So the souls of the dead are able to come back to life with a different body.

Another interesting Hindu belief is the emphasis or need to do selfless acts or thoughts. The more you do these acts of kindness, the greater is your chance in being reincarnated into a higher being. You don’t want to become an ant in your next life, do you? But for Muslims, they have to strictly practice fasting during the Ramadan period and also adhere to some important religious rituals like the namaz, roza (fast), and the daily shahadah recitation.


1.Hindus are the people who follow the practices and beliefs of Hinduism while Muslims are those that follow Islam.
2.Hindus believe in many gods while Muslims believe in only one God, Allah.
3.Hindus don’t eat cows while Muslims don’t eat pigs.
4.Hindus believe in rebirth or reincarnation while Muslims believe in the separation of the soul and body after death.
5.Muslims observe many religious practices like the namaz, roza, and shahadah.

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    Anirudh Kumar Satsangi

    According to Dr. Granville Dharmawardena of Colombo University reincarnation may be defined as the re-embodiment of an immaterial part of a person after a short or a long interval after death, in a new body whence it proceeds to lead a new life in the new body more or less unconscious of its past existences, but containing within itself the “essence” of the results of its past lives, which experience goes to make up its new character or personality.
    In the seventeenth century Rene Descartes divided everything in the universe into two realms as “Res Extensa” (matter) and “Res Cogitans” (mind). Gathering knowledge within the realm of Res Extensa was called Science and the phenomenon of reincarnation got pushed into the other realm Res Cogitans which was not considered suitable for scientific probing. Science developed in the framework of Res Estensa is known as “Classical Science”. Classical science had tremendous material achievements because it helped all round growth of technology which brought about prosperity to mankind. The air of frame work of Classical Science was blown out by Henry Becquerel in 1896 by the discovery of Radioactivity. The discovery of Theory of Relativity by Albert Einstein in early 20th Century gave it further blow. The advent of Quantum Theory and the Uncertainty Principle did the rest. It is significant to note that Einstein’s discovery fall entirely within the frame work of Res Cogitans as it did not involve any experiments or measurements. Gravitation Force Theory of Newton is also an example of such observation and intuition work involving no experiments and measurements.
    Modern Science enhanced man’s knowledge surpassing the restrictions imposed by the five senses and took us to hidden areas of nature and profound changes had been introduced in procedures of science. Our ability to understand everything by way of perceptible mental pictures is reduced and it became necessary to imagine models with components which behaved in ways that had no counterparts at all in the world familiar to us. In most cases mechanisms involved in these models not only are imperceptible but also consist of elements that operate in ways never known in the world that we actually experience through sensory inputs.
    Modern science tied up the two realms, Res Extensa and Res Cogitans and made us to understand that they are not independent and cannot be completely studied independently. Within the establishment of modern science some of the aspects of nature that did not strictly adhere to the realm of Res Extensa, which were therefore earlier condemned as unbecoming of scientists to talk about have become respectable. Reincarnation falls into this category
    Reincarnation is a very old belief and a large fraction of the world population believes it. For example Rene Descartes’ statement “What I have said is sufficient to show clearly enough that the extinction of the mind does not follow from the corruption of the body and also to give men the hope of another life after death” in 1641 confirms his belief in reincarnation. About 20 percent of those in the Western World whose religions shun reincarnation nevertheless believe it. According to opinion polls this percentage is rising.
    Lisa Miller, Religion Editor of Newsweek says that Americans are becoming more Hindus. According to 2008 Harris Poll 24% of Americans say they believe in reincarnation
    Steven J Rosen writes in The Reincarnation Controversy, Uncovering the Truth in World Religions (New Age Books) that belief in reincarnation allows us to see ourselves as architects of our own future. Rosen raises certain queries,‘ what is it that reincarnates from one body to another? Is it the soul? the mind? the intellect? To understand this we should suggest answer to these questions. We all know that there are four fundamental forces in the universe viz., gravitation force, electromagnetic force, weak nuclear force and strong nuclear force. I have written a paper entitled ‘Gravitation Force is the Ultimate Creator’ and presented it at the 1st International Conference on Revival of Traditional Yoga held in Lonavla Yoga Institute, Lonavla in January 2006. In this paper I have defined soul (individual consciousness), mind and body. According to this every point of action of Gravitational Force Field is individual consciousness or soul, electromagnetic force as the force of mind and weak and strong nuclear force as the gross material force which constitute physical frame of body.
    Consciousness is All Intelligent and pervades everywhere. Although all other remaining three forces are also intelligent but they are subordinate to Gravitational Force. THIS DESCRIPTION WILL HELP TO UNDERSTAND ‘WHAT IS IT THAT REINCARNATES FROM ONE BODY TO ANOTHER.
    According to Buddhism this is not the supreme atman or soul that ties one life to another, instead it talks about past lives as evolvement of consciousness, emergence of a new personality from the same stream of consciousness.
    Reincarnation is not an exclusively Eastern precept. It is contained in some form in almost every major religion and mystical philosophy. Research indicates that it was an accepted doctrine, at least in some quarters, at the time of Christ, and is still an integral part of some sects of the Jewish tradition. The Bible contain no condemnation of the principle of reincarnation, and in fact, when Christ was asked when Elijah would return, he answered that Elijah had returned, referring to John the Baptist.
    Sakina Yusuf Khan writes in an article A Night Of Forgiveness published in The Speaking Tree: “It (Shab-e-Barat) is also a festival associated with the dead. It is believed that the souls of the dead are set free on this night to visit their relatives.” What this indicates? This is a belief in reincarnation, of course in subtle body.
    Unaccomplished activities of past lives are also one of the causes for reincarnation. Some of us reincarnate to complete the unfinished tasks of previous birth. The is evident from my own story of reincarnation:
    “My most Revered Guru of my previous life His Holiness Maharaj Sahab, 3rd Spiritual Head of Radhasoami Faith had revealed this secret to me during trance like state of mine. This was sort of REVELATION.
    HE told me, “Tum Sarkar Sahab Ho” (You are Sarkar Sahab). Sarkar Sahab was one of the most beloved disciple of His Holiness Maharj Sahab. Sarkar Sahab later on became Fourth of Spiritual Head Radhasoami Faith.
    Since I don’t have any direct realization of it so I can not claim the extent of its correctness. But it seems to be correct. During my previous birth I wanted to sing the song of ‘Infinite’ (Agam Geet yeh gawan chahoon tumhri mauj nihara, mauj hoi to satguru soami karoon supanth vichara) but I could not do so then since I had to leave the mortal frame at a very early age. But through the unbounded Grace and Mercy of my most Revered Guru that desire of my past birth is being fulfilled now.”
    I am one the chief expounder and supporter of Gravitation Force Theory of God. This is most scientific and secular theory of God. This is the Theory of Universal Religion. I have given Higher Theory of Everything. Sometimes back I posted this as comments to a blog on:
    ‘Fighting of the Cause of Allah by Governing a Smart Mathematics Based on Islamic Teology’
    By Rohedi of Rohedi Laboratories, Indonesia. Rohedi termed my higher theory of everything more wonderful than which has been developed by Stephen Hawking. Some details are quoted below:
    @anirudh kumar satsangi
    Congratulation you have develop the higher theory of everything more wonderful than which has been developed by Stephen Hawking. Hopefully your some views for being considered for Unified Field Theory are recognized by International Science Community, hence I soon read the fundamental aspect proposed by you.
    I have posted my comments to the Blog of Syed K. Mirza on Evolutionary Science vs. Creation Theory, and Intellectual Hypocrisy. Syed Mirza seems to be a very liberal muslim. He responded to my comments as mentioned below.
    “Many thanks for your very high thought explanations of God.
    You said:
    “Hence it can be assumed that the Current of Chaitanya (Consciousness) and Gravitational Wave are the two names of the same Supreme Essence (Seed) which has brought forth the entire creation. Hence it can be assumed that the source of current of consciousness and gravitational wave is the same i.e. God or ultimate creator.
    (i) Gravitation Force is the Ultimate Creator, Source of Gravitational Wave is God”
    Whatever you call it, God is no living God of any religion. Yes, when I call it “Mother Nature” is the God generated from all Natural forces and Gravitational force is the nucleus of all forces or we can presume that Gravitation is the ultimate guiding principle of this Mother Nature we call it non-living God unlike living personal God of religions. I can not believe any personal God would do so much misery created for its creation. Hence, only non-living natural God can explain everything in the Universe. When we think of any living personal God, things do not ad up!”
    I have also discovered the mathematical expression for emotional quotient (E.Q.) and for spiritual quotient (S.Q.).
    Austrian Scientist Rudolf Steiner says,
    “Just as an age was once ready to receive the Copernican theory of the universe, so is our age ready for the idea of reincarnation to be brought into the general consciousness of humanity”.

  2. Hindus Don’t Believe In Many Gods!!!
    Hindus Believe In Only One God Without A Second!!!
    GOT THAT???

    • absolutely agree with you!
      please change the statement. that’s not true. Hindus believe in only one God.

    • Who said u that hindu believed only on gd hindu believe many of gods …. Ok not only durga there many of gods ganesha?, shiba, laxmi, but muslim believe only on gd allha

      • Yes, we believe in many god but we also believe in one god, How?? Well I suggest you better read Bhagawat Gita and Yogvashist.

        • ohh really if you really belife on one God so why you all have different (idol’s) God’s temple it doesn’t mean am criticizing just wanna know about like you have Kali ma ,Shive g etc etc

      • every one is telling your own point of views……but i am telling u in the present time hindu conspiracey ………hindu believes only the god i.e only the word that is GOD.

      • plz write ALLAH not allha

  3. I hurts you that that you believe in many gods but its an universal truth 🙁

  4. who the hell can change let me see

  5. but I don’t got that NEHA can you say it loudly 😮

  6. 🙂 🙂 🙂

  7. Here is a comparison between hinduism and islam that may be of interest : http://hinduismexposed.org/

  8. There is no scientific proof for reincarnation because it does not exist.

    And please DO NOT mention that Muslims don’t eat pigs in reference to how Hindu’s don’t eat cows. WE DON’T SEE PIGS AS A PURE/DIVINE ANIMAL or whatever reason Hindu’s don’t eat cows.


  9. Despicable Islam!

  10. Islam is universal relegion everyone known it..

  11. Sanatan Religion is the Best Religion in the whole universe.

  12. Allah, Bhagwan and God is one who has no father, mother, wife, son, daughter, have no hand, legs, head , have no shape , size , not he or she is immortal

  13. Hindu believes in one God and that is there own spirit, though There are several Gods in Hinduism, But the main aim of Hinduism is to awake inner spirit, the spirit of kindness to all. You can not call those guys Hindus who eat meat. I think a person should read Bhagwat Gita to know exactly what the Hinduism is

  14. Hindu believes nature.
    We created the god similar to human. Because human itself is a part of nature.

    god=nature=human=animal=plant=non-living things

    • Just observe the comments here, we can see they don’t have a clear and/or common understanding about God. Some say, one god, but many believes in many. They have Krishna, Shiva, Brahma, Vishnu, Parameswara and many female gods too (Devis). They all are being worshiped. If you question, the answers would come totally different. Any one can test this by asking to several Hindus.

      For Christians, Jesus Christ is a “messenger of god”. They advise God is a powerful source that can hear your pray; may or many not approve or satisfy your needs. Jesus Christ who identified and professed about such a god was considered a knowledgeable person and many believed on what he advised. Jesus himself became such a powerful person especially after his death. Christianity arises from there still with a clash in opinion of Jesus’s position in the believe system.
      Allah was born as the same way for Muslims. Other religions too have believe system that a powerful force or person above in clouds or somewhere watches and responds to our needs and actions. We have a place after death at this god’s place and continue to live according to the way behaved and lived here on earth. Punishments are there for bad actions. I wish I could get help from god too. I did pray but things are happening to me without any difference, whether prayed or not. I am not sure where I will end up after death.
      I am not comfortable in this life since old age, disease and death are there. A better life without these problems is not offered by any messenger or god so far to me or to anyone I know. Does anyone out there – a saved person who is guaranteed a comfortable life after death?

  15. .Hindu =nature.
    .We created the god similar to human. Because human itself is a part of nature.

    “god=nature=human=animal=plant=non-living things”

  16. Do hindus believe all humans are reincarnated or are only hindus entitled to reincarnation?


  18. Which religion told to kill or not feed them all that religions are fake. Their aim is one to rule the world for that they said to kill who are not convert to their religion.

    The real GOD fallowes never kill and rape womens of other religions and not run for others land.

    The real religious books teach about how to live and help to others.

    See the history then we know which religion is fallow that.

    Dont talk world religions think and read world history.

  19. I’m believe on Islam allah one god is islam world believe on Muslims prophet Muhammad

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