Taliban, Darul Uloom Deoband and idols

tina debruyn juftina at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Apr 4 13:20:42 EDT 2001

I don't understand why it is allowed then to sell the pieces of the
destructed Buddhas as antiquities.

>From: Rustam Masalewala <masalewala at HOTMAIL.COM>
>Reply-To: Indology <INDOLOGY at LISTSERV.LIV.AC.UK>
>Subject: Taliban, Darul Uloom Deoband and idols
>Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 22:12:07 -0400
>Recent destruction of the Buddhas at Bamiyan has led many Islamic scholars
>to state that such destruction is against Islam. Others have said that it
>consistent with Islam.
>We must admire the Taliban for their honesty. They say what they believe,
>and they practice what they say.
>The Taliban leaders are not crazy. They are graduates of the theological
>madarassas of Pakistan, all of them set up by graduates of the
>Darul Uloom Deoband In India. The most influencial of them Darul Uloom
>Haqqania was founded by the father of the current leader Maulana
>Samiul-Haq's, Moulana Abdul Haq, himself a Deoband graduate.
>Taliban do not have a policy of saying one thing for external consumption
>and another for internal. They are respected for their steadfast adherence
>to Islamic principles.
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