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من الظلمت الى النور

Lemah lembut Maka dengan sebab rahmat (yang melimpah-limpah) dari Allah (kepadamu wahai Muhammad), engkau telah bersikap lemah lembut kepada mereka (sahabat-sahabat dan pengikutmu), dan kalaulah engkau bersikap kasar lagi keras hati, tentulah mereka akan lari dari kelilingmu.
Oleh itu maafkanlah mereka (mengenai kesalahan yang mereka lakukan terhadapmu), dan pohonkanlah ampun bagi mereka, dan juga bermesyuaratlah dengan mereka dalam urusan (peperangan dan soal-soal keduniaan) itu. Kemudian apabila engkau telah berazam (sesudah bermesyuarat untuk membuat sesuatu) maka bertawakallah kepada Allah, sesungguhnya Allah Maha Mengasihi orang-orang yang bertawakal kepadaNya. (Surah Ali Imran , ayat 159)
Bersikap keras terhadap org kafir dan berkasih syg sesame mereka.( Al Fath:29)
“Orang yang dijauhkan dari sifat lemah lembut, maka ia dijauhkan dari kebaikan.” (HR.Muslim)
Daripada Abu Dzar ra: Nabi SAW pernah bersabda: Jangan sekali-kali engkau meremehkan sesuatu kebaikan , meskipun sekadar berjumpa …

Why cannot non-muslims enter Makkah and Madinah? Is not this some kind of discrimination?

God says in the Quran;

O you who have believed, indeed the polytheists are unclean, so let them not approach al-Masjid al-Haram (sacred mosque) after this, their (final) year. And if you fear privation, Allah (the one God)
will enrich you from His bounty if He wills. Indeed, Allah is knowing and wise. (Quran 9;28)

From the verse, we know that God has forbidden the non-muslims from entering the sacred mosque, which would include the surrounding area as well. However, since the Prophet Mosque in the city of Madinah is also considered another sacred mosque (both sacred mosque in Makkah and prophet mosque in Madinah are coined as the Two Sacred Mosque), therefore the Muslim scholars have later on included the Prophet Mosque and its vicinity as the sacred areas only for Muslims.

Prohibiting non-muslims from entering the sacred mosque is not some kind of discrimination. We knows that there are many places around the world where only authorised personnel are allowed to get inside like the go…