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There are more than 1.5 billion Muslims in the world, and each time they pray, they turn their faces in one direction, towards Mecca. The Islamic term for this direction is qibla. When a Muslim prepares to pray, no matter where he is, he turns towards the qibla, the direction of the Kaba. The Kaba is a small cube shaped building in the courtyard of the mosque known as Masjid Al Haram, in the city of Mecca, in the country of Saudi Arabia.


“For every nation there is a direction to which they face (in their prayers). So hasten towards all that is good. Wheresoever you may be, God will bring you together (on the Day of Resurrection). Truly, God is Able to do all things. And from wheresoever you start forth (for prayers), turn your face in the direction of Al-Masjid-al-Haram (at Mecca), that is indeed the truth from your Lord. And God is not unaware of what you do.” (Quran 2:148-149)

Muslims do not worship the Kaba, or its contents, it is simply a focal point. Muslims worship One God, the Most Merciful, and the Most Wise. God decreed that when Muslims pray they all face one direction. It is a sign of unity that encapsulates the unity embedded in the religion of Islam.

The Arabic word for prayer is salah and it demotes a connection between the believer and God; when all believers face the same direction it adds an extra dimension to the connection. The prayer connects the believers to God and the qibla connects the believers to one another. It has been said that if one could observe all the Muslims at prayer we would be able to see lines of worshippers bowing and prostrating like the petals of a flower opening and closing in unison.

The qibla was not always oriented towards Mecca. The first Muslims prayed towards the al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Around sixteen months after Prophet Muhammad and his followers migrated from Mecca to the city of Medina, the qibla was changed to the Kaba. According to accounts by Prophet Muhammad's companions, the change happened very suddenly. During the noon prayer, Prophet Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, received a revelation from God instructing him to, "Turn your face towards the Masjid al Haram".


“Thus, we have made you real believers in Islamic Monotheism, true followers of Prophet Muhammad and his legal ways, a just nation, witnesses over mankind and the Messenger a witness over you. And We made the Qibla (prayer direction towards Jerusalem) which you used to face, only to test those who followed the Messenger from those who would turn on their heels (i.e. disobey the Messenger). Indeed, it was great (heavy) except for those whom God guided. And God would never make your prayers to be lost (i.e. your prayers offered towards Jerusalem). Truly, God is full of kindness, the Most Merciful towards humankind.”

“Verily! We have seen the turning of your (Muhammad) face towards the heaven. Surely, We shall turn you to a Qibla (prayer direction) that shall please you, so turn your face in the direction of Al-Masjid- al-Haram (at Mecca). And wheresoever you people are, turn your faces (in prayer) in that direction...” (Quran 2:143-144)

Changing the direction of prayer establishes Mecca as the fixed central point for worship. It establishes a common sense or purpose.

Throughout the centuries, mathematicians and astronomers have established correct ways to determine the qibla (direction) from any point on the earth’s surface. There are two precise moments each year when the sun is directly above the Kaba, thus the direction of shadows in any sunlit place will point away from the qibla. There are also two moments per year when the sun is directly over the exact opposite position of the Kaba, thus pointing towards the qibla.


It is important the Muslims make every effort to face the right direction when praying; however, slight deviations do not invalidate a person’s prayer. Prophet Muhammad said, “What is between the east and the west is qibla”.[1] Nowadays it is easy to locate the qibla. It is a simple matter to look at a map and draw a line between your location and the city of Mecca. Compasses and computer programs that locate the qibla are readily available and most mosques throughout the world have a niche in the wall to indicate the qibla.


Islam is a religion of unity. Muslims are united by their belief in One God. They are one brotherhood united in the language and ritual of prayer and united by the direction of their worship. The qibla is not only about degrees of latitude or longitude it is about unity. It is about humankind united in the worship of the One God, Creator, and Sustainer of the universe

شجرة تين تفضح معتقد المسيحيين بإلوهية عيسى - حوار حمزة مع مسيحية

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGECr7ghYNc


Change Of Qibla From Jerusalem To Kaaba By Nouman Ali


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpBKVSMOStc







 

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On 3/29/2021 at 5:53 AM, akay said:

qibla change in islam


There are more than 1.5 billion Muslims in the world, and each time they pray, they turn their faces in one direction, towards Mecca. The Islamic term for this direction is qibla. When a Muslim prepares to pray, no matter where he is, he turns towards the qibla, the direction of the Kaba. The Kaba is a small cube shaped building in the courtyard of the mosque known as Masjid Al Haram, in the city of Mecca, in the country of Saudi Arabia.


“For every nation there is a direction to which they face (in their prayers). So hasten towards all that is good. Wheresoever you may be, God will bring you together (on the Day of Resurrection). Truly, God is Able to do all things. And from wheresoever you start forth (for prayers), turn your face in the direction of Al-Masjid-al-Haram (at Mecca), that is indeed the truth from your Lord. And God is not unaware of what you do.” (Quran 2:148-149)

Muslims do not worship the Kaba, or its contents, it is simply a focal point. Muslims worship One God, the Most Merciful, and the Most Wise. God decreed that when Muslims pray they all face one direction. It is a sign of unity that encapsulates the unity embedded in the religion of Islam.

The Arabic word for prayer is salah and it demotes a connection between the believer and God; when all believers face the same direction it adds an extra dimension to the connection. The prayer connects the believers to God and the qibla connects the believers to one another. It has been said that if one could observe all the Muslims at prayer we would be able to see lines of worshippers bowing and prostrating like the petals of a flower opening and closing in unison.

The qibla was not always oriented towards Mecca. The first Muslims prayed towards the al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Around sixteen months after Prophet Muhammad and his followers migrated from Mecca to the city of Medina, the qibla was changed to the Kaba. According to accounts by Prophet Muhammad's companions, the change happened very suddenly. During the noon prayer, Prophet Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, received a revelation from God instructing him to, "Turn your face towards the Masjid al Haram".


“Thus, we have made you real believers in Islamic Monotheism, true followers of Prophet Muhammad and his legal ways, a just nation, witnesses over mankind and the Messenger a witness over you. And We made the Qibla (prayer direction towards Jerusalem) which you used to face, only to test those who followed the Messenger from those who would turn on their heels (i.e. disobey the Messenger). Indeed, it was great (heavy) except for those whom God guided. And God would never make your prayers to be lost (i.e. your prayers offered towards Jerusalem). Truly, God is full of kindness, the Most Merciful towards humankind.”

“Verily! We have seen the turning of your (Muhammad) face towards the heaven. Surely, We shall turn you to a Qibla (prayer direction) that shall please you, so turn your face in the direction of Al-Masjid- al-Haram (at Mecca). And wheresoever you people are, turn your faces (in prayer) in that direction...” (Quran 2:143-144)

Changing the direction of prayer establishes Mecca as the fixed central point for worship. It establishes a common sense or purpose.

Throughout the centuries, mathematicians and astronomers have established correct ways to determine the qibla (direction) from any point on the earth’s surface. There are two precise moments each year when the sun is directly above the Kaba, thus the direction of shadows in any sunlit place will point away from the qibla. There are also two moments per year when the sun is directly over the exact opposite position of the Kaba, thus pointing towards the qibla.


It is important the Muslims make every effort to face the right direction when praying; however, slight deviations do not invalidate a person’s prayer. Prophet Muhammad said, “What is between the east and the west is qibla”.[1] Nowadays it is easy to locate the qibla. It is a simple matter to look at a map and draw a line between your location and the city of Mecca. Compasses and computer programs that locate the qibla are readily available and most mosques throughout the world have a niche in the wall to indicate the qibla.


Islam is a religion of unity. Muslims are united by their belief in One God. They are one brotherhood united in the language and ritual of prayer and united by the direction of their worship. The qibla is not only about degrees of latitude or longitude it is about unity. It is about humankind united in the worship of the One God, Creator, and Sustainer of the universe

شجرة تين تفضح معتقد المسيحيين بإلوهية عيسى - حوار حمزة مع مسيحية

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGECr7ghYNc


Change Of Qibla From Jerusalem To Kaaba By Nouman Ali


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpBKVSMOStc







 

No one cares about your terrorist religion. Haven't you people suicide bombed enough places yet? Just like the Christians you believe in a false God and False Religion.

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On 4/1/2021 at 5:59 PM, VictorMedvil said:

No one cares about your terrorist religion. Haven't you people suicide bombed enough places yet? Just like the Christians you believe in a false God and False Religion.

"No one cares" is an unproveable phrase......Generalizations are useless as logical argument.  ✝️

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1 hour ago, TimeFly said:

"No one cares" is an unproveable phrase......Generalizations are useless as logical argument.  ✝️

Okay, I'll put it this way, what I will remember the most is ISIS which are Muslims is them nailing Christians to crosses(https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/isis-crucifies-indian-catholic-priest-tom-uzhunnalil-good-friday-a6956241.html) and gang raping women so much that they would bleed out of their holes along with turning them into sex slaves for years and constantly doing that until they died(https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/takeaway/segments/rape-weapon-choice-isis-militants). Islam is not a religion of peace, no matter what they say. ISIS is a vision into a Muslim controlled nation that believe in the Quran and in all the teachings of Allah including sharia law, tell that to the people in the mass graves left by ISIS(https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/06/world/middleeast/iraq-isis-mass-graves.html). However, I take solace in the fact that those Islamic Terrorists were executed and killed by the Anti-ISIS Coalition along with are being put down like mad dogs(https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-military/2020/11/05/coalition-aircraft-launched-almost-35000-strikes-on-isis-targets-over-six-years/).

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5 hours ago, VictorMedvil said:

Okay, I'll put it this way, what I will remember the most is ISIS which are Muslims is them nailing Christians to crosses...

Don't forget about Saddam Hussein's troops ripping babies out of humidicribs in Kuwait, his associations with religious fanatics and his WMD.

Oh, I forgot, this was just propaganda for gullible people to swallow.

BTW, you put the wrong title on this thread.

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17 hours ago, LaurieAG said:

Don't forget about Saddam Hussein's troops ripping babies out of humidicribs in Kuwait, his associations with religious fanatics and his WMD.

Oh, I forgot, this was just propaganda for gullible people to swallow.

BTW, you put the wrong title on this thread.

You don't know ****, I watched all this stuff as it happened is why I know about it. Weren't you the "big brain" that suggested that Tea Tree Oil could cure coronavirus(https://www.scienceforums.com/topic/36410-coronavirus-and-20-tea-tree-oil/), Crank please. I'll write that down that you are also a Islamic jihadist including a crank.

 

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4 hours ago, VictorMedvil said:

You don't know ****, I watched all this stuff as it happened is why I know about it. Weren't you the "big brain" that suggested that Tea Tree Oil could cure coronavirus(https://www.scienceforums.com/topic/36410-coronavirus-and-20-tea-tree-oil/), Crank please. I'll write that down that you are also a Islamic jihadist including a crank.

  LOL, do you make up all of your stuff as you go along?

 

On 3/5/2020 at 8:15 AM, VictorMedvil said:

There is no way that 20% Tea Tree Oil prevents the spread of coronavirus, this definitely doesn't work. Stupid bullshit like this doesn't work against viruses. Have you caught the crank disease? Secondly, antibiotics do nothing against viruses so those antibiotics will do nothing against coronavirus.

Antibiotics just get rid of the lung infections that kill people after they catch coronavirus. And they still don't know how Covid 19 went from animal to animal to humans.

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52 minutes ago, LaurieAG said:

  LOL, do you make up all of your stuff as you go along?

 

Antibiotics just get rid of the lung infections that kill people after they catch coronavirus. And they still don't know how Covid 19 went from animal to animal to humans.

"No. Antibiotics do not work against viruses; they only work on bacterial infections. Antibiotics do not prevent or treat COVID-19, because COVID-19 is caused by a virus, not bacteria."(https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/covid-19-frequently-asked-questions)

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How much of a crank are you LaurieAG? Refer to the Dunning-Kruger Effect thread(https://www.scienceforums.com/topic/36852-crackpottery-and-dunning-kruger-effect/).

 

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On 4/2/2021 at 7:11 PM, VictorMedvil said:

Okay, I'll put it this way, what I will remember the most is ISIS which are Muslims is them nailing Christians to crosses(https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/isis-crucifies-indian-catholic-priest-tom-uzhunnalil-good-friday-a6956241.html) and gang raping women so much that they would bleed out of their holes along with turning them into sex slaves for years and constantly doing that until they died(https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/takeaway/segments/rape-weapon-choice-isis-militants). Islam is not a religion of peace, no matter what they say. ISIS is a vision into a Muslim controlled nation that believe in the Quran and in all the teachings of Allah including sharia law, tell that to the people in the mass graves left by ISIS(https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/06/world/middleeast/iraq-isis-mass-graves.html). However, I take solace in the fact that those Islamic Terrorists were executed and killed by the Anti-ISIS Coalition along with are being put down like mad dogs(https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-military/2020/11/05/coalition-aircraft-launched-almost-35000-strikes-on-isis-targets-over-six-years/).

Victor, are all scientists criminals ? Josef Mengele comes to mind. Are you accusing 1.6 billion Sunni and roughly  200 million Shia of atrocities. In 2015 Muslims were approximately 24.1% of the world population. ISIS is a perversion of Islam, not main stream.                                                (ref:wikipedia)                                                          

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28 minutes ago, TimeFly said:

Victor, are all scientists criminals ? Josef Mengele comes to mind. Are you accusing 1.6 billion Sunni and roughly  200 million Shia of atrocities. In 2015 Muslims were approximately 24.1% of the world population. ISIS is a perversion of Islam, not main stream.                                                (ref:wikipedia)                                                          

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You think sheer numbers make it a good religion?

Any religion that can be “perverted” to produce something like ISIS, cause adherents to fly airliners into office buildings, burn people alive in cages, behead infidels, oppress women as if they are cattle to be owned …among other atrocities, is not a “good” religion.

It is really unfortunate that so many people have either been brainwashed or FORCED into joining this religion. The world would be much better off without it.

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15 hours ago, TimeFly said:

Victor, are all scientists criminals ? Josef Mengele comes to mind. Are you accusing 1.6 billion Sunni and roughly  200 million Shia of atrocities. In 2015 Muslims were approximately 24.1% of the world population. ISIS is a perversion of Islam, not main stream.                                                (ref:wikipedia)                                                          

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I don't care if the entire world believes the lies of religion, I will still think Muslims and Christians are a plague upon this world. For the Christians you must look back to when the Roman Catholic Church ruled Europe around the Medieval times, them burning people at the stake, The Crusades, and such. Religion is like a cancer upon this planet in any form. The Christians believe in a God that uses Biological Weapons upon the entire Earth and the Muslims believe in a God that wants to slaughter all infidels, does this seem like peaceful religions to you. Religion is such a abomination and there is a word that describes both of those Religions, "Terrorism".

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This religion is the result of the imperial policy of the Arab Caliphate, almost all peoples outside of Arabia are dedicated there with the help of violence and blood.
Christianity have almost the same way.

In fact, Islamizing the East means the same thing as Arab expansion.

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Ocean...The reason I posted the amount of Muslims estimated to practice some form of Islam was to demonstrate the fallacy of believing all Muslims could be accused of crimes committed by a group, ISIS in this case. The Old Testament records Hebrews murdering the families of their enemies. Should we blame present day Jews for these barbaric actions. You can not justify believing in the guilt of all members of a religion or a country or perhaps people who live on the same continent as individuals who commit atrocities. I am pointing out we can not use generalities in a discussion. Islam wasn't perverted; perverted interpretation of Muslim beliefs is the problem created by leaders of groups pushing a selfish political agenda. No one has to accept Islamic, Christian or any religious belief. I do not understand the folks who paint religions as being an evil in society. Many charities, hospitals, schools and other social services are sponsored by religions. Have there ever been crimes committed by people who happen to be members of religious communities? Yes, they are human beings. It does not mean a religion is at fault.

 

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40 minutes ago, TimeFly said:

Ocean...The reason I posted the amount of Muslims estimated to practice some form of Islam was to demonstrate the fallacy of believing all Muslims could be accused of crimes committed by a group, ISIS in this case.

You put forward the number of believers as an argument for the "correctness" of the faith, a kind of marketing ploy. I told you what are the real reasons for this mass character

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10 hours ago, redcorner2000 said:

By the way, the Koran and other Islamic literature is de facto extremist literature, there are all signs of extremism, including messages about genocide. There are legal tricks in modern law to justify this.

This all applies to Abrahamic literature in general, not just Islamic

Victor brought Christians into this argument. Catholics are not Bible thumpers. Catholics are taught from 'Tradition' and reading the Bible and personally interpreting the Bible was strongly discouraged. The reason it was discouraged is because it takes a trained theologist to understand  it's meaning......Let me restate my argument, concisely; it defies logic to convict all Muslims for the crimes of some Muslims.                             

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Christian social services are supported by donations of members(the Faithful)of church organizations. There are no monetary rewards repaid to those contributors, whatsoever ! Unlike many I don't pretend to understand the Quran. I have known Muslims who were decent people and even good Americans. They are not the entire membership of Islam but I stand by the decent Muslims who are being misjudged simply because of prejudice.

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