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Topic: Surprising true Story....
Posted By: ak_m_f
Subject: Surprising true Story....
Date Posted: 03 December 2005 at 12:30am
Surprising true Story....

There was once a man who was an enemy to Islam. He had three famous questions that no person could answer. No Islamic scholar in Baghdad could answer his three questions...thus he made fun of Islam in public. He constantly ridiculed Islam and the Muslims.
One day a small boy, whose age was 10, came along and heard the man yelling and screaming at Muslims in the street. He was challenging people openly to answer the three questions. The boy stood quietly and watched. He then decided that he would challenge the man. He walked up and told the man,

"I will accept your challenge".

The man laughed at the boy and ridiculed the Muslims even more by saying, "A ten year old boy challenges me. Is this all you people have to offer!"

But the boy patiently reiterated his stance. He would challenge the man, and with Allah`s help and guidance, he would put this to an end. The man finally accepted.

The entire city gathered around a small "hill" where open addresses were usually made. The man climbed to the top, and in a loud voice asked his first question.

"What is your God doing right now?"

The small boy thought for a little while and then told the man to climb down the hill and to allow him to go up in order to address the question.

The man says "What? You want me to come down?"

The boy says, "Yes. I need to reply, right?"

The man made his way down and the small boy, age 10, with his little feet made his way up.

This small child`s reply was "Oh Allah Almighty! You be my witness in front of all these people. You have just willed that a Kafir be brought down to a low level, and that a Muslim be brought to a high level!"

The crowd cheered and screamed "Takbir"...."Allah-hu-akbar!!!"

The man was humiliated, but he boldly asked his Second question...

"What existed before your God"?

The small child thought and thought.

Then he asked the man to count backwards. "Count from 10 backwards."

The man counted..."10, 9 ,8 , 7 , 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1,0"

The boy asked, "What comes before 0 ?"

The man: "I don`t know...nothing."

The boy: "Exactly. Nothing was before Allah, for He is eternal and absolute."

The crowd cheered again...."Takbir!"...."Allah-hu-akbar!!!!"

The man, now completely frustrated, asked his final question.

"In which direction is your Allah facing?"

The boy thought and thought.

He then asked for a candle. A candle was brought to him. The blessed child handed it to the man and asked him to light it. The man did so and remarked, "What is this supposed to prove?"

The young boy asked, "In which direction is light from the candle going?"

The man responded, "It is going in all directions."

The boy: "You have answered your own question. Allah`s Light (noor) goes in all directions. He is everywhere. There is no where that He cannot be found."

"The crowd cheered again...."Takbir!"...."Allah-hu-akbar!!!"

The man was so impressed and so moved by the boy`s knowledge and spirituality, that he embraced Islam and became a student of the young boy.

So ended the debate.

Soooo who was the young boy?

The young boy was one of our leaders and one of the greatest scholars, Imam Abu HanÓfa (May Allah bless him).

Posted By: herjihad
Date Posted: 03 December 2005 at 5:36am


Thank you for the lovely story, Brother.

Al-Hamdulillah (From a Married Muslimah) La Howla Wa La Quwata Illa BiLLah - There is no Effort or Power except with Allah's Will.

Posted By: ak_m_f
Date Posted: 04 December 2005 at 2:51am
Allah really gifted this kid


Posted By: schwester
Date Posted: 24 June 2006 at 1:14pm
there is also a stupid queston like "if God is almighty then why not to come onto this world as a human?". it's a kind of christian asked it to me. so he says, his God is so almighty that He could become a human.

Posted By: righteous_4ever
Date Posted: 25 September 2006 at 2:38pm
I've read that in the personalities section......


Posted By: Megatron
Date Posted: 06 January 2007 at 10:58pm

I always hear these stories.  Maybe I'm too cynical, but are these stories actually real?  They sound kind of too corny to me to be real.

Posted By: Nazarene
Date Posted: 24 September 2008 at 9:26am
Originally posted by Megatron

I always hear these stories.  Maybe I'm too cynical, but are these stories actually real?  They sound kind of too corny to me to be real.

  dose it matter if real or not? stories are told for many reasons. this truely is ment to inspire.
  also reminds me of when a person i knew chose islam to be his faith. at the mosque, a ten year old boy handed him his own quran, and pointed out the first verses for him to read .

love for all conquers all

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