Do you really think Muslims participate in idol worship?

Asked by: Danielsmith
  • Yes, I do think that and it can be traced back to its roots.

    Not only do they bow to a place where a black box is but they also answer to the Roman Catholic Church. It is well documented that the Roman Catholic Church are pagans and if Islam answers to them and their core doctrine then that would make them pagan as well. Even if you want to deny that(which it can be proven) they bow to Mecca. How is it not idol worship to bow everyday(multiple times a day)to a place and thing?

  • The debate statement which i gave is matter of fact to think and write about it ;

    Now a days Muslims have strong faith in their God, They really do not understand the fact that they do in their lives.They think just calling the name of alla but it is not the fact,They think they go to mecca and pray for peace he real fact is that they go there to worship the black stone there.
    I know that in kuran it is written that we should not do idol worship but then why go to mecca ?

  • They do indeed

    1. They worship in a particular direction where a particular OBJECT is situated. This in itself is proof enough.
    2. They worship the graves of their supposedly holy people (called mazar sharif 8n India)
    3. They pray to the relics of muhammad. In India, there's a mosque in Srinagar where Muhammad's hair is supposedly kept. The hazrat baal masjid. They worship that relic
    4. During muharram, they take out processions in India known as the tazia duldul. The icons and geometric shaped idols are carried arpund as holy objects.

  • Islam is the practice of paganism

    Islam claims to follow the light of the world. Lucifer was cast out of heaven IN a bolt of lightning and given the key to hell. Islam talks about the "lamp" as light of the world, this light in their world is lucifer. Kissing a stone in a pornographic way as many do while virtually naked, is an act of pure paganism, it's following the practice of a cult. March around this stone 7 times and kiss it. Islam is the worst offender of idol worshipping. They have to pray towards mecca, on a rug. They have to 7 times a day..Boy 7, 7..Not too far off of 666, sign of the beast, lucifer.

  • Idol worship or the the worship of an idea, what's the difference?

    Muslims say they do not worship idols but they worship the one true God. And what is that God? One has to know God first so that one may worship Him. They don't worship physical idols but what they do worship is an idea and that's not very different from idol worship. True religion is spirituality: trying to find the manifestation of God within oneself

  • YES, Muslims do worship Idols....

    002.158 YUSUFALI: Behold! Safa and Marwa are among the Symbols of Allah. So if those who visit the House in the Season or at other times, should compass them round, it is no sin in them. And if any one obeyeth his own impulse to good,- be sure that Allah is He Who recogniseth and knoweth.

    Allah saying 'compass them round, it is no sin in them' clearly indicates that some thought it was a sin. What would the point be in 'compassing' them unless they represented something holy?

    Next time you go on haj or umrah when you run between Safa and Marwa know that they are idols (aka symbols) of Allah. Idols in other religions too are symbols of god. So welcome to the fold of idol-worshippers.

    And what about the black stone millions of Muslims revere and love to touch and kiss just as idol worshippers do their idols? You circumambulate this piece of rock (seven times, I believe) just as Hindus and other pagans do their idols. You prostrate bow towards it five times a day. Muslims are the worst offenders if idol worship is considered a sin.

    005.002 YUSUFALI: O ye who believe! Violate not the sanctity of the symbols of Allah, nor of the sacred month, nor of the animals brought for sacrifice, nor the garlands that mark out such animals, nor the people resorting to the sacred house, seeking of the bounty and good pleasure of their Lord. …..

    In the above verse Allah is telling you that there are symbols which are sacred like animals, garlands etc. How is this different from people who pay obeisance to sacred symbols of their gods?

  • MUSLIMS Worships Moon, Tiger , Samadhi's which are materials with forms. They are not capable of formless worship method

    I can see muslims worships graves of their death saints , the Moon , the Tiger , how can they still claim they don't do Idol Worship , and the black stone in Macca which is taken away from India by war. Which we can get this information in history books also by google search

  • No they dont,

    They don't state "I bear witness that there is no God but kaabah", they are keen in worshiping the one and only god, lord of all lords, The one and only, doesn't have a father nor a son; the almighty god. God of Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Mohammad; its Allah.

  • No they dont

    They don't state "I bear witness that there is no God but kaabah", they are keen in worshiping the one and only god, lord of all lords, The one and only, doesn't have a father nor a son; the almighty god. God of Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Mohammad Allah.

  • Muslims don't worship the Kaaba.

    There are many, many verses in the Qur'an which support that there is only one God (Surah 112 is a prominent example), and that ascribing partners to Him will not be forgiven on Judgment Day (4:116). The belief in one God only is also the first article of faith. Turning towards the Kaaba is for the sake of the unity of Muslims in their prayer. If the direction of the Kaaba is not known, he/she may pray in any direction and the prayer would be considered valid. The black stone otherwise means nothing to us from a spiritual standpoint. Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said in a hadith "Demolishing the Kaaba completely is much more preferred to Allah Almighty than shedding the blood of a Believing Muslim". Umar, a prominent companion of Muhammad (peace be upon him) once said "No doubt, I know that you are only a stone and can neither benefit nor harm anyone. If I had not seen Allah’s Messenger kissing you I would not have kissed you." So, no, of course we don't worship a false idol.

  • They believe it is sin.

    Muslims believe that idol worship is sin. They call it idolatry. This is why they won't even worship the Prophet Mohammed (pbuh), and only worship Allah. They won't even draw pictures of Allah, or watch TV or take photos, because they're so against the idea of idolatry! So to say they partake in it would be wrong, I think. Mecca is like a pilgrimage, just like visiting Bethlehem might be for a christian.

  • No I do not think so.

    If this were true Christianity can be seen as worshipping an idol, what makes God any different from anyone else's? If you were to say that Christianity is the one TRUE religion and then quote the bible you or anyone else would be a hypocrite just for the fact that very same statement could be made about almost every single religion out there. I would ask any Christian to prove that their God isn't a fake idol without using their bible as a means of "proof."

  • No Islam don't

    Because one of the main principals of Islam is not to worship idols. And even not to worship the prophets also. So there is no chance of idol worship in Islam. Even you can find that there are no idols are even images in mosque in Islam idol worship is a wrong thing

  • The FIRST article of faith in Islam is to believe in ONE GOD.

    God, over and over again, clearly stresses the concept of Tawheed, which is Arabic for saying, "The Oneness of God". In almost every chapter of the Qur'an, you can find something relating to the concept that God is ONE, and also mentions many of his attributes, including, but not limited to: The Most Gracious, Most Merciful, All-Powerful, All-Knowing, All-Hearing, All-Seeing, The First, The Last, the Wise, The King, The Self-Sustaining, The All-Sustaining, and many more. There are 99 total.

    Besides that, God, in the Qur'an, also talks about the greatest sin that a man can ever do. Want to know what the greatest sin is? Shirk, which is Arabic for associating PARTNERS with the ONE God. Understand, the founder of Islam, Prophet Muhammad (saw), grew up in a country full of people worshiping idols. At the end periods of his life, his mission to spread the message of One God and Islam was a success. 100 years after his demise, idol worship was completely banished from Arabia.

    Shirk is the greatest sin, worshiping idols, worshiping ANYTHING besides God is shirk.

    So clearly, Muslims do not worship idols, paintings, statues, but the ONE GOD.

    Islam is the only strongest monotheistic faith, still strong in worshiping one God, whereas the Christians started accepting Trinity, and the Jews are heavily outnumbered and have rejected the Messiah.

    I will end this argument by saying the 3rd last chapter of the Holy Qur'an, Surah Al-Ikhlas.

    1. In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Ever Merciful.
    2. Say! He is God, the One.
    3. The Eternal, the Absolute, and the Most Besought of all.
    4. He begets not, nor is He begotten.
    5. And there is absolutely none that is like unto Him.

  • No they do not.

    The entire foundation of Islam is the destruction of idols and the worship of one God. This is the core message of Islam. Emphasis is greatly put on the oneness of God, and I can't emphasize that enough. When Muhammad conquered Mecca, he destroyed all of the idols in the Kab'ah, the house of God built by Abraham. Not to mention that in the Qur'an, the use of idols to get closer to God is criticized.

  • It is a myth

    Some do worship an idol, but most worship a god. They call the god ala it is just like God only a muslim name for it. All good muslims dont beleive the bad things the terrorist beleived the good muslims beleive ALMOST the same things as Christans, the only difference is the customs. Most of the people who picked yes are sterio-typing because they are angry at the muslims who were responsible for the 9\11 attacks i too do not like THOSE evil muslims but as I said before you can not assume they are bad people just because they are muslim. As I said before some muslims are good people and beleivers.

    Posted by: Coda

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Guy1990 says2014-04-24T16:17:13.550
According to the Bible (KJV), idolatry is ANY form of worship to anything not of God, including your own thoughts, so yes they do practice idolatry (and going to Mecca and kissing that stone IS idolatry, despite their claims to the contrary) but are deceived into thinking they aren't, pretty twisted huh? Of course, any Muslim would tell you worshipping Jesus is idolatry, but they fail understand (or accept) the fact that He IS God, which makes that statement an absurd paradox, but that's a subject for a different topic...