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Kwame Johnson
Kwame Johnson

Peace be unto all, I had a question concerning Ramadan. The above caption states that during the holiday the gates of heaven are open and the gates of hell are closed. So does that mean that after the holiday the gates of heaven are closed and the gates of hell are open again? As a Christian, we believe that the gates of heaven are always open as we enter into the presence of the Most High through daily prayer and bible reading, and as followers of Christ we have authority over all the powers of hell. Could someone please clarify, thank you.

nidhi ranji
nidhi ranji

eid mubarak !! wishing all muslims a lovely day !!

lsqwddl JED
lsqwddl JED

I'm from China .It's the first time  that I give a comment here .

M. AbouJalala
M. AbouJalala

To make it simple, in this post .. Good respectful comments shows the good in people and hope for peace...and hated comments show that there's still heaps of sick people out there...which is ok because they're causing harm for no one but their selves. 

jackie wilson
jackie wilson

I abhor a religion that does not recognize women and repeatedly lays all the evil upon them,.they disgust me.

Lakshmi V
Lakshmi V

Ramadan Mubarak..... to all my dear Muslims

Maisie Lightfoot-Ali
Maisie Lightfoot-Ali

Is there a ceasefire during Ramadan, does everyone stop fighting.. in Syria, Gaza and everywhere else these awful crimes are going on? Does this mean Assad has stopped murdering his own people for the month of Ramadan, to be a good muslim and fast and pray? Do the ones who perpetuate this awful violence upon one another stop for Ramadan.. to pray? Pray for what.. peace?


The Israeli/Palestinian conflict in Gaza has been going on since I was a child in 1963, for 50yrs of my life it has been there, and all the negotiations and peace talks between the big leaders in the world have never resolved it. 


Peace is what you are, it's not in the speaking, it's in the doing. It's not for show, or in the bright lights of the pomp and circumstance of religious ceremonies.  It's not in the words, rituals, prayers or anything else connected with religion, any religion. Some of the worst hypocrisies and atrocities have been committed in the name of religion. Religions are about control, not peace. There is no peace in religion, only fear..


Don't pray for peace.. be the peace. If everyone does this, there will be peace.


Be the Respect, Be the Love, Be the Caring, Be the Considerate, the Polite, the Helpful and the Kind. BE the things we want in our World, and they will be. You don't need to go to a Church, a Mosque, a Temple, or on a Pilgrimage to BE any of these things, and you don't need to fast either, just Be them, that's all.. simple. 


Judy Batson
Judy Batson

As an American military family, we were honored to live in Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir for a total of seven years, and I became a student of the local languages and culture, and found so many similarities in the basic beliefs that I feel sure the same blood runs through all of us. Blessed wishes for this Ramazan celebration.

Jordan Welsh
Jordan Welsh

The religions of the world are like the colors of a stained glass window, regardless of the beauty of the window itself; it is the light of god shining through it that really illuminates their collective merit.

Jake Mason
Jake Mason

I know of one emerging world religion that honors all faith traditions and also speaks to humanity's religious evolution... The lineage of Messengers. This new religious tradition has the potential to bring a greater unity and dimension to all religions and people of the world. www.newmessage.org

Sonia Oliveira
Sonia Oliveira

we have only one Good ..and different traditions..God IS COMPASSION AND UNDERSTAND..AND HAVE IN OUR HEART CAPACITY FOR FORGIVENESS



Sonia Oliveira
Sonia Oliveira

Happy Ramadan..i pray for the people of Islam that is suffering this day

terri kuhn
terri kuhn

People are too quick to point fingers and not understand the entire picture.

Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan

 i really appreciate the viewpoints expressed by Vahib Gandhi and Candace Lamb that one must understand fully all aspect of  Islam ,analyse the situation rationally and then make a comment. it is very unfortunate that people in general relate Islam to terrorism.  if you read thoroughly you will find  that terrorism is condemned very severely in Islam . At the same time the religion also preaches to stand up against any assault on your faith  and resist persecution that is   the protection of one's basic human rights.   Islam lays emphasis on its follower to observe its  different guidelines   and one of the important guidelines are never force  your ideas upon any person and be benevolent and friendly to  your neighbors , your countrymen or humanity in general. it is the division of mind of some people/groups for sheer lust of their individual powers that they exploit the sentiments of    some innocent people to to take up arms to defend themselves and their basic rights as humans,but  the number of such diverted people are extremely  low as compared to their world population of more than 1.2 billion., statistically very  insignificant. However, the  haters of Islam,  that too too in extreme minority, have taken up a massive propaganda  war to malign the religion and its followers as a whole.If you live in an area of mix population, ask your Muslim neighbor whether he wants to kill you. He will immediately say no and ask you how the hell this idea came to your mind.. Neither   all the followers of Islam are bad nor  all  the followers of other religions are Islam haters. These  ultra groups are to be identified, punished and isolated and majority of the population , which is innocent should be protected and sympathized. I am not basically a hardcore follower of this  religion but I find  that if  followed properly it is also a good religion like other major religions of the world preaching universal brotherhood.

Sadeeq Ullah
Sadeeq Ullah

Quiet interesting...no mention of the worlds 7th populous country Pakistan where 95% of the population is Muslim. 

Candace Lamb
Candace Lamb

The ignorance I read on posts of these nature about Islam is a shame. I'm a Christian and as a Christian I have taken the time to learn about Islam and have come to respect and admire the devotion a Muslim has to his/her religion. I pray not to be judged as an American by comments made by ignorant people who have no idea what they are talking about and won't take the time to learn any different. If you truly believe that all Muslims are terrorist I feel extremely sorry for your lack of knowledge and understanding and ask you please educate yourself with truth not just what you are told before you discriminate against any race, religion or creed. God bless.

Mega Waves
Mega Waves

God is the Owner of Peace and The Most Kind.  Peace out Becky Little :)

Ismal dovisally
Ismal dovisally

Europe people and us people please educate yourself before you draws accusations, there is no religion tells you to be bad, there is no religion are encourage people to murder, robbery and rape etc.. 


why you call AL-QAEDA for example is Muslims ?

do you know that all of those groups classified as terrorist groups in egypt  ? 

Did you know that in 9/11 there is muslim people died ?

Did you know that many of egyptian army killed everyday by al-qaeda and Al-ksam and that happend today and they killed 20 innocent people


Is muslims was the reason for the occurrence of world war 1 and world war 2 ?  


and if muslims are bad people and you afraid from them why did you come to visit egypt for example every year ? why you work in uae and doha and kuwait for example ? 


islam encourage people to respect everybody and to accept them, encourage you to do all the good things, and that doesn't mean that all muslims are good people, every where you will find good and bad people but sadly there is some people ignorant enough and trust the media, keep it up then.


In europe and us In particular you will find people hates you because you are black for example, what kind of human you are ?


and in contrast there is a lot of many good people in europe and they are close friend and they good with me more than my muslim friends.


Thanks for your ignorance and racism.

Yassar Arafat Kureshi
Yassar Arafat Kureshi

Like people from all other religions are all angels filled with utter righteousness and dignity. There are inhumane people everywhere. So rather than protesting your petty ill informed opinions, maybe you all should actually educate yourselves about what Islam really teaches.

CLINTON A.
CLINTON A.

all i ever needed to know abt islam i learned from the evening news.

M. AbouJalala
M. AbouJalala

@jackie wilson  Well, we don't care .. keep it for yourself no one can help you out here. And stay disgusted :) 

Hauwa Abbas
Hauwa Abbas


@jackie wilson  im a women and no religion recognizes me better than Islam so you should do more research my friend, best religion in the world and im so round to be apart of it

Hauwa Abbas
Hauwa Abbas

@jackie wilson  im a women and no religion recognizes me better than Islam so you should do more research my friend, best religion in the world and im so round to be apart of it

Sohail Siddiki
Sohail Siddiki

@jackie wilson Yes in Bible, Jesus is calling her mother "King James Bible
Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come.
"
, what a disgusting alteration Christian did with Bible. For Muslim Marry has the highest status among all women born....In Islam for Mothers it is said, under her feet lies the haven..that's why we love our mothers three times than our father...........please take out your ignorance lenses and it is open information read it about Islam :)

Asif Ismail
Asif Ismail

@jackie wilson You mean Christianity which clearly says women bear the pain of labor as her punishment ? Right?

Terez Varju
Terez Varju

@Maisie Lightfoot-Ali Truly beautifully put, and potent... THANK YOU! Peace and blessings be upon all mankind, regardless of religion and/or culture!!! :)

khan -
khan -

@Jake Mason this not a new religion my dear this the only religion, rest have been created by human being who lost their right path


Jean B.
Jean B.

@Rashid Khan Not sure that Islam preaches universal brotherhood.  The problem is that Islam contains so many contradictions and is poorly taught as it is. A lot of the adherants cannot read, have only learned the portions of the Koran that their self-styled teacher is interested in.  Almost all of the strains know the prediction of the black flagged warriors comng out of Syria and from generation to generation they try to act itout as if their personal participation will somehow bring about the end of the world.  Not sure why they want the end of the world.  Their prediction is that all the faithful will die and only the unbelievers will have to observe the end of the world.  Then a resurrection for the purpose of being judged.  Where's the appeal?

Rarian Rakista
Rarian Rakista

@Candace Lamb Meh, I don't care if it is a Bacon Festival or Ramadan, everyone should respect other people's choice of community.   

Kwame Johnson
Kwame Johnson

@Sohail Siddiki @jackie wilson Mary did not believe her Son's remark to be disgusting because she immediately tells the people at the feast to obey the voice of the Son of God. Truly John's Gospel has Jesus telling the beloved disciple to take care of his mother as he hangs on the cross dying for the sins of the world. Again, Mary has absolutely no authority in Heaven. Under Jesus' feet lies the heavens and earth. We are told in our bible's to love and obey both our fathers and mothers equally.

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