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Rooted in fear of anything different

Postby nirmal » Wed May 02, 2012 12:38 pm

Historic Buddhist Statues Destroyed in Maldives by Extremists. Why?
http://thebuddhistblog.blogspot.com/
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Re: Rooted in fear of anything different

Postby plwk » Wed May 02, 2012 2:34 pm

They didn't like the color? :tongue: Build another one then...
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Re: Rooted in fear of anything different

Postby Infinite » Wed May 02, 2012 4:14 pm

The real question is why not?
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Re: Rooted in fear of anything different

Postby kirtu » Wed May 02, 2012 4:33 pm

Infinite wrote:The real question is why not?


They weren't killing the Buddha they met at the museum. In fact they never met the Buddha before them.

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Re: Rooted in fear of anything different

Postby nirmal » Wed May 02, 2012 5:18 pm

2 – Muslim (832) narrated from ‘Urwah ibn ‘Abasah that he said to the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him): “With what were you sent?” He said, “I was sent to uphold the ties of kinship, to break the idols, and so that Allaah would be worshipped alone with no partner or associate.
http://islamqa.info/en/ref/20894

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