Importance Of Tolerance In Islam

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Tolerance is defined as a fair and objective attitude towards those whose lifestyle differs from yours. The level of tolerance in your life can be attributed to levels of happiness and contentment. Tolerance is a basic element in Islam but now a days religion has certainly become a shady money-making business that also receives political backup.
The Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) told us beforehand that this Ummah would be divided as the previous nations were divided, as stated in the saheeh hadith:
Wahb ibn Baqiyyah told us from Khalid from Mohammad ibn ‘Amr from Abu Hurairah who said, The Messanger of Allah said:
“The Jews were divided into seventy-two sects, and the Christians were divide into seventy-one sects, and my Ummah will be divide into seventy-three sects’. There is no tolerance among different sects of Muslim Ummah. As, one of the most prevalent activities of a lot of practicing Muslims today is to very firmly believe in the interpretation of Islam as taught by their own teachers, society or family. Generally, this falls under the followings of a specific madhab or school of thought.
In Islam, there are seventy-three sects but two main sects are Sunni and Shia. Sunni (80-90% of world’s Muslims) is the largest sect, although in some countries it is a minority. Sunni’s are so named because they believe themselves to follow the ‘Sunnah’ of Prophet Mohammad (S.A.W) while Shias (10-15% of world’s Muslim)
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