Who is Dr. Zakir Naik?

Who is Dr. Zakir Naik?

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Dr. Zakir Naik is a renowned Indian Islamic preacher. He trained as a medical doctor before taking up public speaking. He founded the Islamic Research Foundation in 1991 and launched Peace TV in 2006.

 Dr. Zakir Naik is a renowned Indian Islamic preacher. He trained as a medical doctor before taking up public speaking. He founded the Islamic Research Foundation in 1991 and launched Peace TV in 2006.

Dr. Naik is known to make controversial statements regarding terrorism, apostasy, and even other religions. He was denied entry into the UK and Canada because of his controversial statements.

He is to give a lecture in Qatar on the existence of God.

 Will you be attending?

By mohamed800• 18 Jun 2016 10:06
mohamed800

Prophet Mohamed Sallalahu Alahiwasalam asked one of His companion to recite the Quran. At one stage He requested to the companion to stop and the companion, found the Prophet Mohamed Sallahu Alahiwasallam was crying with lot of tears coming out of His eyes.

Later prophet Mohamed Sallahu Alahiwasallam said the meaning of that last phrase is Allah will question the prophets from the people whom He sent whether the prophets had given the proper message to the people.

Thinking the meaning of this prophet Mohamed Sallahu Alahiwasallam cried with tears, who Himself already granted by the creator that He would be in Jannah (Paradise) already.

This shows the intention and love about the people. The prophet’s love is for all the mankind.

So, there are specialized people now a days conveying this message around the globe. In my personal opinion the people who love the people who need to give the correct path will pop up without any push from the bottom.

Btw: I personally respect all the religion and every religion say to follow the correct path. People has the freedom of accepting and not accepting a point of view of another or the preach of a different kind.

By mathtutor• 17 Jun 2016 05:06
mathtutor

hi_tech, why would you allow only the shows staged by zakir naik? Why not just allow other religious scholars to conduct independent programs like zakir naik so that we can listen to their views about Islam and their own religions and reach our own conclusions? Of course no need for that right? :)

By aslam space• 8 Jun 2016 10:30
aslam space

test

By mohamed800• 29 May 2016 16:19
mohamed800

The preaching should be common for all. It can be north-south – east or west. If any area is wrong should be notified.

During the Prophet Mohamed Sallahu Alahiwasallam’s period there was no luxury.

Every one worked hard to establish Islam. Establish Islam to practice. It’s our responsibility to set example to our colleagues.

Not necessary to annoy a person as no one able to judge anybody except Allah.

Conveying the message in best of form is the duty of a Mumin. Practically I had to set example in this beautiful country, for the most of my own brothers. (My brothers did not have patience, Did not know politeness, did not have the public manners, Throwing food, did not know how to drive etc.,). So nobody is perfect. I am not denying about the scripture. It is perfect. What about in practical.

My job is not to take support or happy moment from any one. My job is to speak the truth.

A person who is not a Muslim can have the best of practice than a person claim as a Muslim. Therefore the Mumin will have his life and actions better before go to others.

Allah will judge who is right & who is wrong. However there are guide lines given and which needed to follow. There is no one above the limitations of human.

Few of human have exceptional abilities. Dr.Zakir Naik is one of them with his memory power, wide knowledge about other religion, science & medicine.

Dr.Zakir Naik is winning or correct all the time he answered. This can be a bless of Allah.

However all are human and there can be a person who can be better for certain individual. What’s wrong with it?

By hi_tech• 29 May 2016 11:10
hi_tech

@mathtutor, You can watch his debates with other religions's scholars. I am sure you will change your mind.

By mathtutor• 25 May 2016 16:57
mathtutor

Zam Zam, I know something about Islam. But I want to ask something from other religions's scholars too. Would you kindly oblige?

By Zam Zam• 25 May 2016 15:16
Zam Zam

@ Mathtutor

Please attend tomorrow and ask these questions to Zakir Naik, so he may answer something authentic which you may not have heard to date.

By lmarj• 25 May 2016 13:48
lmarj

NO

By fahdaliabbas• 25 May 2016 12:58
fahdaliabbas

Dudes and dudettes. Easy fellas. The guy talks about peace and you guys fighting (arguing) about that. We're all humans and we all got opinions. Don't enforce yours onto someone else. No doubt Dr. Zakir's done well for himself. I heard he learned from Ahmad Deedat. But all that aside, don't go on and judge others for their opinion or interest in his knowledge. Dont be rude guys. It really is a turn off and it's not the islamic way. Peace out.

By INAYATULLAH KHAN• 25 May 2016 12:10
INAYATULLAH KHAN

the Ad seems for information to all, those who want to attend OK, if not, no problem. but i advise to my friends Please DON'T TYPE RUBBISH in your posts. If you have any concerns you can go there it self and clarify directly with him (i believe there will be a open forum for Q&A), Don't be a COWARD and criticize at the back if you have opportunity to talk face to face.

By Mashahiq• 25 May 2016 11:44
Mashahiq

WELCOME DR. ZAKIR TO QATAR..

WHY ARE NON-MUSLIMS BEWARE ABOUT DR. ZAKIR??

BECAUSE HE HAVE THE PROVE FOR ALL QUESTIONS..

CAN YOU READY TO CHALLENGE HIM IN ANY MANNER.?

By mathtutor• 25 May 2016 11:35
mathtutor

Mohammed Saheb, you are a typical Zakir devotee.

What is common in all religions (proved)- ONE GOD , COMING OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD AS LAST MESSENGER, NO IDOL WORSHIP. For your information it wont be proved till the day of judgment, if you believe in Quran and not our Zakir bhai (Then you shall ye all return unto me, and I will judge between you of the matters wherein ye dispute (3:55)).

He doesn't create conflict in religions he explains from vedas,bible and all the scriptures so that people would understand. ...- Does he say all are true? Grow up man. People are not fools like you think

Also show me your proof of some salaf following Zakir method of taking up other religious books and propogating Islam, in the guise of "promoting religious discourse", which itself is a hypocrisy.

By hi_tech• 25 May 2016 11:04
hi_tech

@mathtutor...just listen to him and follow what he said. Insha'Allah will never need a medicine on Aids :-)

By hi_tech• 25 May 2016 11:01
hi_tech

@mathtutor...I have a great answers to all your questions but i don't have time. First of all you must respect the people who has good knowledge like Dr. Zakir Naik.

4) If Zakir Naik is such a brilliant person why he doesnt ... find medicine for Aids or Zika virus? you asked this which made me laugh.

Just kidding...If he find the medicine for Aids then people like you will be free. I hope you understand what i mean to say....hahaha

That's why he didn't practice on it :-)

By mohammed_saheb7• 25 May 2016 10:20
mohammed_saheb7

Yo Mathtutor you cant face the truth so keep hating.

Zakir naik always says atleast follow what is common in all the religions (proved) ONE GOD , COMING OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD AS LAST MESSENGER, NO IDOL WORSHIP.

He doesn't create conflict in religions he explains from vedas,bible and all the scriptures so that people would understand.

By mathtutor• 25 May 2016 09:35
mathtutor

Why you should not care about Zakir Naik?

1) He is an innovator (mubtadi'). He practices things which have never been practiced by the companions of prophets or currently practiced by the acknowledged Muslim scholars of today.

2) In a well known Hadith Prophet Muhammad has prohibited his companion Umar (R) not to handle other people's scriptures. Even though Prophet Muhammad claimed that he was foretold in previous scriptures he never tried to prove it by examining other people's scriptures or encouraged others to do so even when he had a chance. Now this is during the period when the previous scriptures were relatively pure. Now what Zakir Naik is going to prove with today's Books which he himself claims to be full of fabrications?

3) If Zakir Naik methods are so great why it is not promoted or practiced by the Arab Islamic learning centers?

4) If Zakir Naik is such a brilliant person why he doesnt do something great in the field he studied (medicine) -for example find medicine for Aids or Zika virus - and not where he is qualified to do?

5) Freedom of faith is not a one way road. Will Muslim countries allow proponents of other faiths to do to Islam what Zakir Naik does to them? I believe they should not. Nor should they allow Zakir to do it!

6) Zakir methods will breed only resentment in other religious followers and a false sense of superiority in members of Muslim community, thus affecting inter-religious harmony. For example as an Indian Muslim I consider Zakir Naik to be a great nuisance to Indian Muslims, creating religious discord and worsening Muslim's situation there, all for nothing. If he had done something to better the position of Indian Muslims it would have been welcome, which of course is not his cup of tea.

7) Question to promotors of Zakir Naik videos in Qatar. Why are you displaying his videos only in bus stands and market places and not in international summits where world leaders meet? Is his videos so cheap?

By navnaw• 25 May 2016 09:34
navnaw

I believe our prohet (pbuh) never compared Islam with other religion so as to abuse thier belief..I read when Omar (Ra) was reading other the religious scriptures of Jews our prophet was upset for he advised to follow Quran that was sent to him and his Ummah. Now to belittle once religion even if there is logic does not account for our Prophet's approach in understanding Islam.. I completely agree Dr.Naik to have knowledge of Islam..But inviting the people to Islam through humility and humbleness was why we have billions of followers of Islam around the world...The sahabas and ta'abaeen did not go and preach Islam in places like malaysia and indonesia with insults to their previous belief..The showed what Islam is though their acts of life not only through knowledge...

By navnaw• 25 May 2016 09:33
navnaw

I believe our prohet (pbuh) never compared Islam with other religion so as to abuse thier belief..I read when Omar (Ra) was reading other the religious scriptures of Jews our prophet was upset for he advised to follow Quran that was sent to him and his Ummah. Now to belittle once religion even if there is logic does not account for our Prophet's approach in understanding Islam.. I completely agree Dr.Naik to have knowledge of Islam..But inviting the people to Islam through humility and humbleness was why we have billions of followers of Islam around the world...The sahabas and ta'abaeen did not go and preach Islam in places like malaysia and indonesia with insults to their previous belief..The showed what Islam is though their acts of life not only through knowledge...

By Shameej0076• 24 May 2016 16:55
Shameej0076

See the Topic that he going to talk about ‘Does God exist’?

Why people don’t want to know the answer! It is not making people exciting? Really yes, and I will attend and want to listen him.

By salman102• 24 May 2016 15:03
salman102

The way QL described him in this post itself will hold back people from attending the Lecture, Even though there were some controversy over his statements, you should have also mentioned his level of knowledge and his previous debates and lectures.

By kashifwyne• 24 May 2016 15:00
kashifwyne

Brothers, I believe nobody is hating Muslims here and being polite & decent is a blessing from All Mighty GOD.

By hi_tech• 24 May 2016 11:40
hi_tech

Please try to invite your colleagues and friends as much as you can. Mostly filipinos/philipinos/pilipinos :-)

By simed1• 24 May 2016 11:12
simed1

definitely! can't miss such opportunity! great Man ..... Punchliner and no one asked for your polite feedback stop hating on Muslims while you live in one of their countries !

By Ra7mat• 24 May 2016 06:38
Ra7mat

Definitely going. And grabbing my friends with me as well. He is doing something hardly some one is capable of doing. He got the knowledge and every answer of mislead. Definitely taking my non Muslim friends. Always been looking forward to see him in my town

By rehaan khan286• 24 May 2016 00:04
rehaan khan286

Assalamu aalaikum .....I am visiting in sha Allah , not only the non Muslim even the Muslim have to visit ther and have to hear and learn about a true islam. .....thanks for qatar government for inviting Dr zakir naik in the country......jio lambi umer Dr zakir naik...ameen suum ameen

By vincent33858767• 23 May 2016 23:26
vincent33858767

I have seen lots of his videos in youtube...He has knowledge on any subject...but no wisdom...He usually debates with people with other religion who are not competitive enough to explain their religion themselves...visiting him depends on the belief of each one of us....do good...be kind...help others...love people are the basic ideas of all religion...

By mohammed_saheb7• 23 May 2016 19:25
mohammed_saheb7

I am going to attend, its worth it.

By oakvilleca• 23 May 2016 19:06
oakvilleca

I'm attending

By kashifwyne• 23 May 2016 18:37
kashifwyne

@ Britexpat. You are right. One cannot be forced and decency must prevail at all times.

By PunchLiner• 23 May 2016 17:29
PunchLiner

Nope. waste of time.

And nobody asked for your stupid 'recommendation'

joys to all.

By sahmohammed_7• 23 May 2016 17:16
sahmohammed_7

I would recommend every non muslim to go because you can ask questions regarding to any topic. It is a great opportunity to clear the misconceptions which you people probably have because of media.

By sahmohammed_7• 23 May 2016 17:16
sahmohammed_7

I would recommend every non muslim to go because you can ask questions regarding to any topic. It is a great opportunity to clear the misconceptions which you people probably have because of media.

By sahmohammed_7• 23 May 2016 17:11
sahmohammed_7

I will definitely go because he has knowledge of almost all the religions and he explains with scientific proof and logic.

By mohamed800• 23 May 2016 17:11
mohamed800

I have watched couple of videos and the opponents were clueless.

Such a gifted ability he has for the given time and looks so great on the stage.

However, my opinion for myself is, try to follow what we learn. At least the simple things. When prophet Mohamed Sallalhu Alahi Wasalam said something to his companion, they immediately follow practically.

Today the knowledge is spread all over and, one is capable than another. The people who follow this on practical is limited.

This will reflect if someone go to a masjid for early morning prayer’s. Only few people are available.

Dr.Zakir Naik has wide knowledge about all religion & let this event a successful one. (In Sha Allah)

By britexpat• 23 May 2016 17:06
britexpat

'Just go and try once. Atleast you will shut your mouth after getting right answers.' - and you wonder why non Muslims sometimes get turned off

By ppriyas• 23 May 2016 16:27
ppriyas

Zakir Naik is an Indian Islamic preacher, who has been called an "authority on comparative religion", "perhaps the most influential Salafi ideologue in India", and "the world's leading Salafi evangelist"

By max11• 23 May 2016 16:13
max11

To each his own!!! if you like him please go, if you dont then dont go.... after all its your decision and no one can push you to do what you dont want to do,,,, Its called free Will and we all have it.

By acchabaccha• 23 May 2016 15:49
acchabaccha

Ahmad Deedat was simply super and he had great knowledge of both Islam and Christianity. His debate in USA with Jimmy Swaggart on the topic "Is the Bible God's Word" was superb. A Filipino colleague of mine who is a Christian became Deedat's fan after listening him the first time.

By britexpat• 23 May 2016 15:24
britexpat

I once listened to Ahmad Deedat - I prefered him

By nazmulsp21qatar• 23 May 2016 15:15
nazmulsp21qatar

He is a greatest man for whole religious people . I like him so much . Allah bless him .

By Shameej0076• 23 May 2016 15:00
Shameej0076

He is not aggressive, thats his manner. if you listen to him clearly, you will realize that what he wanted to tell us. my brother is correct please be open minded and just try to listen what he want to say to us. and think yourself. Best Regards,

By britexpat• 23 May 2016 14:54
britexpat

You are right.. Everyone should go..

I have seen him a couple of times before - I personaly found him overly aggressive .... But he is knowledgable

By kashifwyne• 23 May 2016 14:51
kashifwyne

Dr. Zakir Naik proves with Logic and from the evidence from the Books of other religions. Be open minded as everybody claims to be and listen to the man.

By ziyahussain• 23 May 2016 14:27
ziyahussain

yes

By hi_tech• 23 May 2016 14:24
hi_tech

Most of the non-muslims have so many wrong questions in their mind about islam. It's good opportunity for them to go there and ask him because he is the right man to answer your wrong questions in proper way. He has a full knowledge about all religions. Just go and try once. Atleast you will shut your mouth after getting right answers.

By britexpat• 23 May 2016 13:52
britexpat

No!

By Lucky Luciano• 23 May 2016 13:26
Lucky Luciano

No

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