concept of re-birth in religion

  • 27 Aug 2000 15:37:06
  • Pakistan


About Re-Birth. Ofcourse I don't Beleive in it. But want to know what to tell when kafirs argue about it with recent evidences. Between one of my Non-muslim friend and myself discussion came up about Re-Birth. I told my point of view according to Islamic Faith. But he started giving some real time examples including recently happened one's in which a few years old child tells his previous where-abouts and when checked people found it true. I couldn't answer him back. Please inform me what should I tell him.


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

The concept of rebirth in Islam is baseless. Quite often, people are trained to merely propagate their incorrect beliefs. Unfortunately, their incorrect propagation leads them to believe they are true. To discuss with such people is an exercise in futility. It may also be detrimental as it is possible that a sincere person could be wrongly influenced by the convincing methods of a deviated person.

and Allah Ta'ala Knows Best

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Fatwa Department

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