Religion is Human thinking
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Religion is Human thinking
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
It is indeed true that most of the religions of the world are a creation from human thinking. Budhism was invented by Gautam Buddha, Jainism by Mahaveer, Hinduism by some scholars who based it on mythology, etc. None of these people claimed divinity for themselves, nor did they ever claim that they have received Revelations from God. But not all the religions are man-made. Allah Subhanah has prescribed a deen or way of life from day one through His appointed Prophets and His revealed Books, and the name of that deen is Islam. And every Prophet of Allah, who ever came on this earth, invited mankind to believe in this deen of Islam.
Allah, in His infinite Wisdom and Knowledge, appointed His final Messenger as Prophet Mohamed (saws), and revealed unto him, His final and last Message, Al Quran.
It is indeed good that you are studying religions, and may Allah help you and guide you in your quest for knowledge. My humble advise to you in search of the Truth, is please read the Holy Quran with understanding once. The Glorious Quran will itself prove to its readers that Islam is indeed the True Deen, in a way that no one else can. The Holy Quran is the only Divine Book which is preserved in exactly the same manner as was revealed to Prophet Mohamed more than 1,400 years ago, and there are absolutely no changes in this Divine Book since its inception. The Glorious Quran will itself prove to you that it would have been impossible for anyone, leave alone an orphan, illiterate, shepherd from the deserts of Arabia to have written these words of wisdom 1400 years ago!
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 41 Surah Ha Mim As Sajdaah verse 2-4:This is a Revelation from the All-Compassionate, the All-Merciful Allah. A Book whose verses are well-expounded, an Arabic Quran for the people who want to understand, and a giver of good news and a warner.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 11 Surah Hud verses 13-14:Do they say, He has invented the Book himself? Say to them, Very well, if it is so, then bring ten fabricates Surahs like this! And you may call to your assistance whosoever you can except Allah, if you speak the truth! Now if they (your false gods) do not come to your help, you should know that this Book has been revealed with the knowledge of Allah, and that there is no true deity other than Allah. Do you then surrender to this?
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verse 23-24:And if you be in doubt whether the Book We have sent down to Our Servant is from Us or not, then produce, at least, one surah like this. You may call all your associates to assist you and avail yourselves of the help of any, other than Allah. If you are genuine in your doubt, do this! But if you do not do this, and you can never do this, then fear the Fire which has been prepared for the disbelievers, and which shall have men and stones for fuel.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 4 Surah Nisaa verse 82:Do they not ponder over the Quran? Had it been from any other than Allah, surely there would have been many contradictions in it.
May Allah help you and guide you to the Truth.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your Brother in Islam,