Analysis of Hinduism and Islam

651 Words Feb 19th, 2018 3 Pages
Both of these religions are widely practiced by people who believe in the same ideals or concepts. These separate religions are similar to one another, but also contrasting. Common themes can be found between Hinduism and Islam, but the differences are predominant as well. Those who practice Islam are typically Arabic and are called Muslim’s. This practice is based off of the text called the Qur’an. The Qur’an is a bible of sorts to the Muslim’s and is said to contain verbatim the word of God. Included in this book are teaching and examples of Muhammad, who is thought to be the last prophet of God by the Muslim’s. Similar to Christianity, Muslim’s believe that their purpose in life is to live for God and to worship him. However, Islam is based off of the premises that well-known Christian names such as Jesus, Abraham, and Moses were simply profits and nothing more. This religion is based around the five pillars of Islam. The five pillars of Islam address concepts of worship, Islamic law, guidance, the environment, etc. Divided amongst the Islam are two separate groups called the Sunni, which is the most practiced, and the Shia. Islam believes that the “Day of Resurrection”, also referred to as Yawm al-Qiyamah by the Muslim’s, is a preordained day determined by God that man is unaware of. This day is the day that mankind will be judged for their good and bad deeds. If man does not follow the listed several sins…
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