Please tell me how can I convince some people like dawoodi bohras who are following the shaytaan in human form the the leader of their foolish belief.

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Please tell me how can I convince some people like dawoodi bohras who are following the shaytaan in human form the the leader of their foolish belief. How can he certify Jannat with an amount of a few lakhs. Isn`t it plain foolishness by human beings who follow him. Our religion is very much crystal clear that our beloved Rasool (PBUH) was the last messenger and Allah the Supreme Most Gracious Raheem Rahman can only give us Jannat. I would request you to advise in the light of Quran and Sunnah / Hadith that these people and the shias are going in a direction which is short and sweet but will lead them to hell if there belief remains on that crook. 


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How to convince bohras

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 none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


Respected brother in Islam, as much as ‘shirk’ (associating other deities with Allah Subhanah) may seem absolutely absurd and the utmost foolishness to the one whom Allah Subhanah has blessed to open their heart to the understanding of the wise guidance and dictates of the Glorious Quran….for one who is born and raised surrounded by people whom he trusts, and he sees them bowing down unto men and graves, or who believe and make him believe that Paradise can only be obtained through the unconditional obedience and even worship of some self-proclaimed ‘holy men’ and ‘priests’, etc….for such people the doing of ‘shirk’ might seem normal and acceptable….until of-course, they encounter the wise counsel of the Very Words of Allah Subhanah, the Glorious Quran!


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 39  Surah Zumur verse 2-3:

So worship Allah Alone,  making your religion His exclusively.   Beware!  Religion is the exclusive Right of Allah.  As for those who have taken other ‘auliyas’ with Allah (and justify their this conduct by saying): “We serve them only that they may bring us closer to Allah.”   Allah will surely judge between them concerning all that in which they differ.   Allah does not show guidance to any liar and denier of the Truth.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 46 Surah Ahqaf verses 4-6:

O Prophet, say to them, "Have you ever seen them with open eyes those whom you invoke instead of Allah? Show me what they have created in the earth? Or have they any share in the creation and control of the heavens? Bring me a Book revealed before this, or produce some remnant of knowledge in support of your beliefs if you are truthful." And who could be further astray than the one who invokes, instead of Allah, those who cannot answer him till the Day of Resurrection. Nay, they are even UNAWARE THAT THEY ARE BEING INVOKED. And when all mankind shall be gathered together (on the Day of Qiyamah), they (the so called leaders and intercessors) will become enemies of those who invoked them and they will DISOWN THEIR WORSHIP!!!


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 10  Surah Yunus  verse 18:

These people serve beside Allah those which can neither harm nor benefit them, and say, “These are our ‘shofa’a’ (intercessors) with Allah!”  (O Mohammed), tell them, “Do you wish to inform Allah of that thing which He knows not in the heavens, or in the earth?”  He is absolutely free from,  and exalted above the shirk that they commit.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 33 Surah Ahzab verse 66-68:

On the Day their faces are rolled about on the Fire,  they will say, “Would that we had obeyed Allah and His Messenger!”  And they will say, “O our Lord,  we obeyed our CHIEFS and our GREAT MEN, and they led us astray from the Right Path.   O our Lord,  give them a double chastisment and curse them severely”.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter16 Surah Nahl verses 86-87:

When the people who had committed shirk in this world will see those whom they had made associates with Allah,  they will say, “Our Lord,  here are those associate-deities whom we used to invoke besides You.”  At this their deities will retort, “You are liars!”  At that time,  all of them will proffer submission before Allah,  and all that they used to forge in this world shall vanish from them.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 18 Surah Kahf verse 102:

What?  Do these people,  who have disbelieved,  presume that they would make My servants their ‘auliyaas’ besides Me?   We have prepared Hell for the hospitality of such people.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 35 Surah Fatir verses 40:

Say,  “Have you ever seen those associates of yours whom you invoke besides Allah?   Tell me:  What have they created in the earth,  or what is their share in the heavens?   Have We given them a Book,  from which they derive a clear sanction (for their shirk)”.    Nay!   These wicked people are only beguiling one another with nothing,  but delusion.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 6 Surah Anam verse 94:

(And Allah will say), “So,  you have come before Us all alone,  as We created you at first.   Now,  you have left behind all that We gave you in the world.   Now We do not see with you those ‘shufa’a’(intercessors), who, you believed,  had a share in moulding your destinies!  All the relations between you and them have been cut off,  and all those,  in whom you trusted,  have left you in the lurch.”


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah  verse 48:

And guard yourselves against the Day when no one shall avail anyone else;  nor shall ‘shafa’a’  (intercession) be accepted from anyone;  nor shall anyone be acquitted for any amount of ransom; nor shall the guilty ones be helped from any quarter.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 40  Surah Mumin verse 18:

O Prophet, warn them of the Day that has approached near,  when the hearts will leap up to the throats and the people will be standing mute,  grief-stricken;  and the wrong-doers will neither have any kindly friend nor any ‘shafaa’ (intercessor) who may be listened to.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 40 Surah Mumin verse 47-48:

Then imagine the time when these people will be disputing with one another in Hell.   The weak ones will say to the haughty ones, “We were your followers!  Now,  can you save us from some part of our punishment in Hell?”   The haughty ones will say, “We are all in the same state here,  and Allah has already passed judgment between His servants.”


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 41 Surah Ha Meem Sajdah  verse 47-48:

Then on the Day when Allah will call out to the people asking, “Where are those associates of Mine?”  They will say, “We have submitted:  there is none of us to bear witness to that.”   At that time,  all those deities whom they used to invoke before this,  shall be lost to them,  and they will realize that they have no refuge.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verse 170-171:

When it is said to them, “Follow the Commands that Allah has sent down”,  they reply, “We will follow only what we found our forefathers practising.”  Well,  will they go on following their forefathers even though they did not use common sense and did not find the Right Way!  The mental condition of those who rejected the way of Allah may be likened to that of the cattle whom the shepherd calls but they hear nothing except the sound of shouts and cries.   They are deaf,  they are dumb,  they are blind;  therefore they do not understand anything.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 31  Surah Luqman verse 21:

And when it is said to them, “Follow what Allah has sent down”,  they say, “We shall only follow that upon which we found our forefathers.”   What!  Will they still be following them even if Shaitaan had been calling them to the raging Fire?


Your Question: Please tell me how can I convince some people like dawoodi bohras who are following the shaytaan in human form the the leader of their foolish belief.

Allah says in the Holy Quran: Chapter 16, Surah An-Nahl Ayat 125:

Invite to the way of your Lord with wisdom and excellent admonition and argue with people in the best manner. Your Lord knows best who has gone astray from His Way and who is Rightly guided.


Respected brother, in our humble opinion, the absolute best way to convince a person who is misguided is to somehow persuade them to read with understanding the Glorious Book which none but the Lord Creator Himself has revealed for the Guidance of mankind…even if only once….if indeed they wish to guide themselves to the Straight Path of the Lord, and their Lord has Mercy on them and Wills to open their heart to His Guidance, they themselves will admit that all along they and their forefathers were involved in nothing but manifest ‘shirk’!


My dear and beloved brother in Islam, we remind you as we remind ourselves, our duty is only to invite to the Way of the Lord Most Gracious, with wisdom, with excellent admonition, and argue with them only in the best of manners… accept or reject the invitation is entirely upto the individual themselves.  If one in their ignorance, or albeit arrogance, chooses to reject, or deny, or ridicule, or mock or make excuses in making the necessary striving to understand the Glorious Book of Guidance, he would do so at his own peril and loss.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 6 Surah Anaam verse 125:

The hearts of those whom Allah wills to guide, He opens to Islam.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 28 Surah Qasas verse 56:

You cannot guide whom you love, but Allah guides whomever He Pleases.  And He best knows those who would accept Guidance.


Had our misguided brethren only known, or they take the striving necessary and understand for themselves from the Glorious Quran….they would distance themselves from their false beliefs, and practices of ‘shirk’, and the unconditional obedience and worship of their self-proclaimed ‘holy-men’ and ‘priests’ just as one would distance oneself from a pit of scorching fire!


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 9 Surah Taubah verse 31:

They have made their scholars and their monks as their Rabbs besides Allah!


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 66 Surah Tahreem verse 6:

O you who have believed,  save yourselves and your families from a Fire whose fuel shall be men and stones;  over which shall be appointed fierce and stern Angels,  who never disobey Allah’s Command,  and they only do as they are commanded!


Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone.  Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.


Your brother and well wisher in Islam,





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