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How Does God Almighty Provide Citizenship to His Human Creatures?

By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi, New Age Islam

01 February 2020

This short write-up is simply a presentation of my spiritual observation, and anyone can do it now easily. God Almighty has created the world and made the earth the planet of citizenship for all people regardless of religion, caste, culture and creeds, where Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Jews, Zorastrians—all reside happily. God provides all of them with means of subsistence, fruits, vegetables, benefits of the sun, rains, joys of different seasons and weather, blood and bones, eyes to see, ears to hear, mouths to eat, legs to walk, minds to think and recognize Him, to name a few of the blessings that He has endowed us with, again with no discrimination in our religions, castes, cultures, races, genders and colours.

Interestingly God Almighty has created the earth for all human beings to live indiscriminately but sadly the humans of the world are divided into borders, countries and states. He has showed no discrimination but we have made such sort of discrimination in our nature.

When pondering over the documents required to be the citizenship of the world whose Creator and Lord is Our God Almighty, we find that He does not need any documents, such as old records of our fathers or fore-fathers, not even Aadhar cards, voter cards or any smart card. The only criteria to be the part of enjoying right to citizenship of this world is that you have eyes, ears, minds, hearts, and other parts of human bodies. Once you fulfil these criteria, you are welcome to be citizens of this world of God Almighty. To become citizens of this world of God Almighty, you do not need to identify yourself as Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, or followers of any religions, because your being humans are enough for God’s criteria of granting you citizenship. But this right to citizenship is so much spiritual that it does not require any piece of paper to be handed over to its applicants. This is purely based on true relationship between God and Creatures.    

One might ask me as a Muslim to present any evidence to prove this fact in the light of the Quran. I would happily remind him of the very first verse of the Quran in which He says, “All praise be to Allah, Who is the Creator of All Worlds” (1:1). This verse is very spiritual to observe and a solution to many problems rising and developing hatred on the basis of religions or otherwise. When God Almighty says, “…Creator (Rabbul Alameen)”, he means to imply that He has created the worlds in which all parts of the world are included in it. The humans are also the part of this creation. It means He has created all our parts of body, eyes, ears, legs, vegetables, fruits and others which we can very easily and spiritually observe now.

As for the plans of citizenship on the part of God Almighty, He has made this Law equal for all human beings, without any discrimination. Such a beautiful act of God Almighty is a lesson for all human beings to observe the will of God Almighty and enough for my objectivity of what I want to clearly say through this short write-up based on my spiritual observation that you too can easily do willingly. And definitely this is not a new thing, as you all have such ideas.

What we need to do is open our spiritual mind, hearts and eyes to see and appreciate that God Almighty loves all human beings without any discrimination. If it had not been His love, He would not have created them to let them enjoy their life and worldly means in a just manner. But it is we who have not loved Him by becoming good citizens of the world. We have promoted so much hatred in our hearts that we do not have time to love our God Almighty, not even to realize the meaning of loving God Almighty. God Alone is our King and we should live to become good citizens of the world created by Him Alone.      

A regular Columnist with NewAgeIslam.com, Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi Dehlvi is an Alim and Fazil (Classical Islamic scholar), with a Sufi-Sunni background and English-Arabic-Urdu Translator. He has also done B.A (Hons.) in Arabic, M.A. in Arabic and M.A in English from JMI, New Delhi. He is Interested in Islamic Sciences; Theology, Jurisprudence, Tafsir, Hadith and Islamic mysticism (Tasawwuf).

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  • Ok Aayina sahiba. Got your gender message. Thanks for that
    By GGS - 2/10/2020 2:28:34 AM

  • GGS, there is no benefit to speak to them. They have one agenda and you must understand it. You are doing good work and I hope you should continue with that to make a healthy relationship purely based on humanity grounds.
    By Ashok Sinha - 2/9/2020 11:49:30 PM

  • Ravi Kumar sb, you have referred to a controversial story which was added to the Original Valmiki Ramayana in medieval times. I am not the one to derive any interpretation on my own from Veda or Ramayana. Once I had the same question in my mind but came across the answer given by Shriyan, B.S. Computer Science & Business, New York University (2018). The following is his answer;

    He says, “Shloka structure and word selection are quite different in the later parts of the Uttarakhand. But without any linguistic analysis, I’ll prove why and how Shambuka Vadh doesn’t fit with the Ramayan’s morals, and why this story and its morals goes against Vedas and Puranic morals.

    “The story mentions Shri Ram using Pushpak Viman to find Shambuk, however, it’s clearly mentioned in Yudhkand that the Viman was returned to Shri Kuber, who was the original owner of the Pushpak Viman. [Valmiki Ramayan: Yudhkand 127/62]

    “Valmiki Ramayan also mentions Mata Sabari, who was also Shudra from birth, but she revered as one of the most respected Tapaswi. If Shudra were not allowed to do penance in Tretayug, then why Maa Sabari was allowed?

    “Mahabharat Anugita Parv 91/37 clearly states that Brahman, Chhatriya, Vaishya and Shudra, all achieve Heaven by penance. [Mahabharat: Anugita Parv 91/3]

    In the Shambuk story, a Brahmin man lost his son because a Shudra was doing penance. But Geeta and Vedas clearly state that good/bad, happiness/suffering, success/failure are all caused by the person’s Karma (acts). So this is also faulty?

    Shri Ram eats at various Shudra people’s homes. He calls Nishad Raj a friend and ally. In Ram Charitmanas, Shri Ram gives Bhakti Gyan to Maa Sabari (Navadha Bhakti), Kewat compares his profession to Shri Ram’s profession, all these beautiful stories clearly shows that Ram didn’t discriminate.

    “6. Yajurved states that Shudra is a man who possesses the qualities of a brave, hardworking, loyal man, and one who does the hardest of the work.

    Geeta (14.3) states

    catur-varnyam maya srstam


    tasya kartaram api mam

    viddhy akartaram avyayam


    “that all Varnas are defined by Guna (talent) and Karma (Act). It’s not by birth. I can go on about all the great people who were Shudra but became of Chhatriya, Brahman by work. In King Janak’s Sabha, Rishi Yagyawalk clearly said that a Brahman is defined by his work, not by his birth. Same goes for every other.

    “This story of Shambuk is a later addition, most likely by people in authority to fulfill their selfish desires, and who wanted to dilute the Vedic tradition. It’s an interpolation. Millions of Rakshash with a horrible motive used to do Tapasya, and they all received their wishes because the world is Karma Pradhan. The story of Shambuk is a big lie, don’t fall for it.”

    (quoted from quora)

    I have yet not been able to reach what is true about this controversial story. Nor am I expert on this issue. Internet checking and reading some books does not mean i am expert. Perhaps any other colleauge can give you his logic and interpreatation. Just wait for your answer from anyone of the commentators on this site.

    By GGS - 2/9/2020 11:42:02 PM

  • On social media is dominantly aired that Shambuka, a Shudra ascetic in some versions of the Ramayana, was slain by Rama for attempting to perform penance.

    But the motive of this being shared on social media is to create fighting between Dalit and Brahman. Can anyone on this site say something about this story in authentic ways?

    By Ravi Kumar - 2/9/2020 10:29:50 PM

  • Dr Anburaj sb has gone voilent and therefore has asked this violent question. His question has convinced me to think that the violent people always look for ways to create violence. This is how the people like him are instilling venom in one class of people against another group.

    If I ask him, “does he want to kill all Muslims and all non-Muslims and Hindus who do not support his hatred version of thinking?” this will be simply a foolish question.

    Fighting may be his duty but not mine. Of course he is already fighting with words of venom and weapons as he had done here under this and so many other threads. My duty is to retain good thinking in my mind and soul and the people who are interested in my words of peace.    

    By GGS - 2/9/2020 10:24:04 PM

  • No. It is derogatory.Arab imperialistic/Islamic History teems with instances in which those who are crowned with this title are killed shortly. Ayesha - wife of Prophet- scolded Calipha III Usman as Khafir and He was assassinated very soon.The word Khafir is a dangerous word and must be banned by suitable  legislation.
    No one has denied it. Hence my point that Khafir is derogatory but also a dangerous word.Please  abandon that word.

    By Dr.A.Anburaj - 2/9/2020 1:24:21 AM

  • GGS
    Do you want to kill all Hindus, Non-Muslims and apostate  in the world? What is your design? your rebuttal has no relevance to the contents of my letter. Are you going to kill all Non-Muslims ? I am ready for the fight.

    By Dr.A.Anburaj - 2/8/2020 1:25:10 AM

  • My Kind Request to GGS do not use Gender to address me. It may be ok in your world to assume someone is male.
    I come from the tradition where both genders are seen as God.
    As I have never said which gender I am please do not use gender to address me simply call Aiyana.
    Yes I am human so I will be having gender but my spiritual part is gender neutral, it does not belong to gender, so addressing without gender is ok.
    In past also Muslims on this website have tried to gender define me, I am not interested in that, I see gender only method of propogration to keep the world populated and creat family and family members which loves each other.

    By Aayina - 2/7/2020 12:32:55 PM

  • GGS is misleading people their we're all believers in Arab and Makkha only they were believing their own version of God he just trying saying that they were denying the existence of God, on the contrary those Polythised were non-violent and same God fearing like Abrhamic faith but Mohmmad put his view and version of God and people did not accept so violence erupted and it's still going on.

    Just any God loving person who is just want to connect to God without any relgion ask yourself one Question would like your Mum and Dad who will like to kill you because you do not like their all thoughts, it wouldn't be sick god if he want to kill you, let GGS mislead this are the basic Question no even need to follow book, I today's world Father and Mother  can be more compassionate than Messanger and his God, than it is easy to understand about lies and Phyclogicsl Justyfying argument given for killing some vanuralbe people and race.

    By Aayina - 2/7/2020 12:12:47 PM

  • Salim Javed, calling Kafir Muslims to Muskim is ok it's not about killing but when it comes to Hindu it's about killing, it's same like one Hindu calling other Hindu Adharmi which is not connected to killing Hindu to Hindu.
    Muslims relation to all other who do not follow Islam is aboutn killing and designating them with degoratory words.

    By Aayina - 2/7/2020 12:00:04 PM


    By Salim Javed - 2/7/2020 4:23:45 AM

  • They think It is the man made laws which will not enable them to be peaceful but to look for a chance to let fighting take place between two communities.

    There were the people who helped fighting between Christians and Christians, between Jews and Jews, between Brahmans and Dalits, between Sunnis and Shias, between Muslims and Muslims, between people and people. All make their respected narratives to show they were right in their fighting. They use history of past to apply them in present and they have no idea how to bring communities to path of real peace. All need to be hospitalized in spiritual hospitals and be educated about the terms and conditions on which they can be peaceful.

    Indian Constitution has convinced different classes of citizens but ye hazam nahi ho raha.

    By Huzaifa - 2/7/2020 4:20:00 AM

  • Hasan Nizami, 

    God says, “And Allah repelled those who disbelieved, in their rage, not having obtained any good. And sufficient was Allah for the believers in battle, and ever is Allah Powerful and Exalted in Might. He brought the People of the Book who supported them down from their strongholds and cast terror into their hearts—some you slew and some you took captive. ‘ And He bequeathed unto you their land, their homes, their property, and a land you have not trodden. And God is Powerful over all things.” (33:25-27)

     According to majority of scholars, ‘the People of the Book’ refers to the Banu Qurayah, the last remaining Jewish tribe in Madinah. According to others, this refers to Banū Naīr and Banū Qaynuqā. These tribes had previously been exiled from Madinah for breaking their treaty with the Prophet and the Muslims. After the confederate troops had abandoned the siege of Madinah, the Muslims laid siege to the tribe of Banu Qurayah for having plotted against the Muslims and having actively supported the efforts of the Quraysh and their allies. Rather than fighting, the Banū Qurayah retreated to their strongholds, and the Muslims surrounded them for twenty-five days. Eventually both sides agreed to let the matter of the tribe’s treason be decided by Saʿd ibn Muādh, a prominent Madinan Companion and the leader of the ʿAws tribe, who had been a close ally of the Banū Qurayah. Despite the pleas of many in his tribe, Ibn Muʿādh decreed, “My judgment is that their fighters should be punished”. The Prophet is said to have approved of Ibn Muʿādh’s judgment for their treason, saying, “You have judged in accord with the judgment of the Sovereign”.

    The fighting took place as a result of their treason but now that does not make it compulsory upon you to provoke the fighting between Muslims and Jews.

    In today’s world, laws are there to make all the citizens peaceful toward one another and it is responsibility of each citizen to follow the law and not to commit the treason by violating the law agreed upon by both classes.  

    By Talha - 2/7/2020 3:49:25 AM

  • History of Banu Qurayza is conflicting and not an issue of certainity.
    Wikipedia: “The Banu Qurayza initially told the Muslims that they were allied to them during the Battle of the Trench, however, later they sided with the Pagan Arabs of Quraysh and their allies.[8][9] According to traditional sources,[10] Jewish leaders organized efforts against Muhammad and the Muslims. Three Jewish leaders from the tribe of Banu al-Nadir, three Jewish leaders from the tribe of Wa'il, and various other Jewish groups and leaders united and pressured Banu Qurayza to betray their agreement to Muhammad. Afzalur Rahman states that during the Battle of the Trench, when the Muslims were surrounded by a large hostile force, the Banu Qurayza joined the enemies of the Muslims and threatened the Muslims from within the town itself.[11] Waqidi claims that Muhammad had a treaty with the tribe which was torn apart. Norman Stillman and Watt believe such a treaty was "doubtful" to have existed, though Watt believes the Qurayza had agreed not to assist Muhammad's enemies against him.[12][13] According to Mubrakpuri, Peters, Stillman, Guillaume, Inamdar and Ibn Kathir, on the day of the Meccans' withdrawal Muhammad led his forces against Banu Qurayza. According to Muslim tradition he had been ordered to do so by God.[1][2][14][15][16][17]
    “The Banu Qurayza, a Jewish tribe, were besieged for 25 days until they surrendered.[1] According to Mohammed al-Ghazali, during that time the Muslims allowed the Jews who had refused to betray the Prophet during the Battle of the Ditch to leave and "go wherever they wished".[18] Sa'd ibn Mu'adh, a companion of Muhammad, was chosen by him as an arbiter and all parties agreed to abide by his judgment. Sa'd gave his verdict that "the men should be killed, the property divided, and the women and children taken as captives". Muhammad approved of the ruling, calling it similar to God's judgment,[14][15][16][19][20] after which nearly all male members of the tribe who had reached puberty were beheaded.[21][2][22] The Muslim jurist Tabari quotes 600–900 being executed.[23][3] The Sunni hadith do not give the number killed, but state that all pubescent males were killed and one woman.[24]
    “According to Ibn Kathir, Quranic verses 33:26-27 and 33:9-10 are about the attack against the Banu Qurayza.[2][25][26]
    “Researcher, W. N. Arafat places doubt on the description of events described by Ibn Ishaq (which was used later by Tabari as his sole source).[8] Arafat states in regards to the reception of Ibn Ishaq's and Tabari's account: "The attitude of scholars and historians to Ibn lshaq's version of the story has been either one of complacency, sometimes mingled with uncertainty, or at least in two important cases, one of condemnatlon and outright rejection."[8] Ibn Ishaq was criticized by Sunni scholar, Malik ibn Anas as being "a liar" and somebody "who transmits his stories from the Jews.” (quoted from Wikipedia)
    By Hasan Nizami - 2/7/2020 3:26:34 AM

  • Dr Anburaj sb, why not you ask God Almighty who has created you to ban means of subsistence to live, why not you demand Him to ban death process, to ban rains from the sky, to ban all blessings that He endows you with? Why have you failed so far in getting all these blessings banned?????

    You should get all such blessings banned by God and then get the word ‘kafir’ banned from the sacred books including the Quran and Bible. It is God Who has used the word ‘kafir’ for those who deny His existence, faith in Him and His blessings. Men are not responsible for that. Men are simply slaves of God. Believers fear God and will never give any thought to your calls of banning.

    Pharaoh and Namrud tried to ban the blessings of God but could not succeed. Now you are trying to take the same path.

    Pharaoh tried to ban the blessings of God that were given to Hazrat Moses (peace be upon him) and could not succeed in his motive despite having so much power.

    By GGS - 2/7/2020 3:20:32 AM

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