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In Search of Oneness: The Bhagvad Gita and the Quran Through Sufi Eyes by Moosa Raza

in search of oneness the bhagvad gita and the quran through sufi eyes

I walk in Nature and I will find my own way. Besides, as the phrase, disbelievers in the Oneness of Allah, is mentioned with the phrase, to hell, it implies that Quran forbids those people who disbelieve in the Oneness of Allah to Paradise. What would life be like without evil? In these sistersufi blogs, one of my goals is to find universals across many different religions. Most likely this will take many lifetimes. We all experience anger, hatred, fear, greed, and ego. And that is just what happened with Raza, born in a Muslim family, as he began to study the Gita and several other scriptures after studying the Quran. First, it should be given to a person who deserves it.

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From the Bhagavad Gita to You

in search of oneness the bhagvad gita and the quran through sufi eyes

Both stress the transcendence of God and also the Divine presence in all creation and tell us to look for Him in the things He has created. I was quite reluctant to do so as I believed, and continue to believe, that my knowledge of the Gita is not of a level worth exposing to the scholarly and the erudite. European scholars have devoted considerable attention to Islam and its religious text as well as to Hinduism and its texts. Have Faith in the knowledge of oneness. It was obvious that he had translated the Gita into Urdu verse not because he was trying to convey a message. Both scriptures stress dedicating all actions to God and performing them for His sake alone.

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7 Lessons From The Bhagavad Gita

in search of oneness the bhagvad gita and the quran through sufi eyes

Dil Mohammad was obviously deeply impressed by the message of the Gita and touched by the lessons taught to Arjuna by Krishna. The pogroms in Gujarat in February-March 2002, subsequent to the earlier event, led to anti-Muslim and anti-Islamic feelings in some sections of the Indian society. Everybody preaches that we must tolerate Islam, Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism and so on. Since the audience consisted almost entirely of non-Muslims, mostly Hindus, my lectures necessarily placed Islam and its founder in the context of India, Hinduism, the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita and the great epics of India. To whichever direction you turn, you face the countenance of God.

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..::IN SEARCH OF ONENESS

in search of oneness the bhagvad gita and the quran through sufi eyes

Description Back of the Book This free-flowing narrative illuminates the journey of the author, a devout Muslim, through sacred books and holy men of all religions-starting with his own-in search of a personal god and faith, and his coming upon the Bhagavad Gita. But as he grew older the conviction faded and Andrews faced a moral crisis. European scholars have devoted considerable attention to Islam and its religious text as well as to Hinduism and its texts. However, a civilized and rational approach to all these religions throws up the fact that they all have a common denominator. Our challenge is to understand the depth of our self-absorption. Through these experiences and his own striving, Raza celebrates the oneness and power of faith and spirituality, showing a path for other seekers.

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The Oneness of God

in search of oneness the bhagvad gita and the quran through sufi eyes

He lives with his wife in chennai. And that search might as well be honest, fast and focussed because he who has taken a breath shall taste death too. If man were to come out of the self-limiting veil that covers his eyes, what glorious revelations he will see in every faith. As a result we have many different scriptures, philosophies, and practices, including the choice of many gods. Act out of love with no attachment to the outcome. Reviewed By: Yoginder Sikand, New Age Islam Name of the Book: In Search of Oneness—The Bhagavad Gita and the Quran Through Sufi Eyes Author: Moosa Raza Publisher: Penguin Books India , New Delhi Year: 2012 Pages: 241 Price: Rs. It would be too much to claim that there are no differences between the religions.

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The Oneness of God

in search of oneness the bhagvad gita and the quran through sufi eyes

Some, like Panditji whom he quotes, might find that within. Suddenly, at the age of nineteen, as he prayed beside his bed before retiring, his fervent prayers were answered and his faith was restored. Scriptures comprise a large part of the literature of the world. It interprets these two ancient texts The Gita and The Quran , as if Rumi or Hafiz themselves were reading and inferring the lessons back to you. Others you respect out of good manners. Others followed in their wakes.

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From the Bhagavad Gita to You

in search of oneness the bhagvad gita and the quran through sufi eyes

The title helped me escape any criticism of my lack of in-depth knowledge of the great book. It therefore behoves us to recognize the dignity of difference, as Jonathan Sachs would have it, and move towards that underlying denominator. Jesus fnded Christianity and taught us how to bear suffering and evil. This free-flowing narrative illuminates the journey of the author, a devout Muslim, through sacred books and holy men of all religions---starting with his own---in search of a personal god and faith, and his coming upon the Bhagavad G? Hira, encountered the angel Gabriel, and received his first inspiration to found a new religion. That is a divine word believed by all.

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Rajesh Reviews: The Importance Of Selfless Giving

in search of oneness the bhagvad gita and the quran through sufi eyes

You might think of mysticism as extreme religion. Both stress the transcendence of God and also the Divine presence in all creation and tell us to look for Him in the things He has created. Now, Moosa Raza, has sought to find the Oneness of God through a work In Search Of Oneness: The Bhagavad Gita And The Quran Through Sufi Eyes. The title helped me escape any criticism of my lack of in-depth knowledge of the great book. The simple words-a mixture of Urdu and Hindi-used by Dil Mohammad and a rhythmic flow he maintained in the rhyming verses impressed me no end. Nor can I recall any occasion when I found a copy of The Holy Quran in a temple; even if the holy book talks of messengers sent by God to each land and people.

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..::IN SEARCH OF ONENESS

in search of oneness the bhagvad gita and the quran through sufi eyes

The pogroms in Gujarat in February-March 2002, subsequent to the earlier event, led to anti-Muslim and anti-Islamic feelings in some sections of the Indian society. Examining commentaries on this text, from Sankara to Abdur Rahman Chishti, alongside some renderings of the Quran here, Moosa Raza finds many common threads: summoning God through s? In 2010, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan. Examining commentaries on this text, from Sankara to Abdur Rahman Chishti, alongside some renderings of the Quran here, Moosa Raza finds many common threads: summoning God through sadhana or dhikr; reaching God through daan or giving and the service of the destitute; and seeking ecstasy through self-mastery, detachment and surrender. In all of my humanness, as I go through my daily life, I strive also to be mindful off the mat; to see all others as myself, to see myself as all others. And that is just what happened with Raza, born in a Muslim family, as he began to study the Gita and several other scriptures after studying the Quran. The famous Dr Hans Kung, professor of ecumenical theology and president of the Global Ethic Foundation, writes: No peace among nations Without peace among the religions.

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From the Bhagavad Gita to You

in search of oneness the bhagvad gita and the quran through sufi eyes

After all, Raza is talking of God. Currently, he is the chairman of the South India Educational Trust, which runs Six educational institutions, and of the Executive Committee of Coastal Engergen Pvt. If man were to come out of the self-limiting veil that covers his eyes, what glorious revelations he will see in every faith. Sometime during 2002, I was approached by Ms Sudhamahi Regunathan, the then vice chancellor of the Jain Vishva Bharati University of Rajasthan, in a rather perturbed state of mind. There are many ideas about what is evil: randomness, punishment, education, human nature, free will, separation from God, etc. Raza takes us along with him on his personal journey in search of Truth.

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