Symbol of Satan(Shaitan). - Obelisk. "See through the deception"

The Symbol of the devil/Satan (Shaitan) is stoned at Mina(east of Makkah) in Saudi Arabia during Hajj.In other parts of the World it enjoys the status of National Monument or Heritage Site.The structure is called the Obelisk.It enjoyed similar status under the ancient Egyptians(Firaun-Ramesis 2),Byzantines,Assyrians,Ancient Romans and Byzantines.Infact the British Empire carried this legacy forward by erecting this structure in different parts of the World...including countries like Indonesia,.Now,What does it mean?
Actually quite simple.Satan has always been an enemy of mankind and man has always been deceived.Man has taken him as his master.Allah swt says in the Quran –( 35.6) “Surely Satan is an enemy to you, so treat him as an enemy (do not follow him, and be alert against him). He calls his party (of followers) but that they may become companions of the Blaze”. The deception of Satan has been mentioned in the Quran - (Iblees (Satan)) said: "O my Lord! Because you misled me, I shall indeed adorn the path of error for them (mankind) on the earth, and I shall mislead them all."Except Your chosen, (guided) slaves among them" (Quran, al-Hijr: 39 – 40). “(Iblees) said: ‘Because You have sent me astray, surely, I will sit in wait against them (human beings) on Your straight path. Then I will come to them from before them and behind them, from their right and from their left, and You will not find most of them as thankful ones (i.e. they will not be dutiful to You)’” (Quran, Al-Aaraf: 16,17).

Therefore it is fairly and squarely understandable that the only force standing in the way of Satan is Islam and Muslims.All other religions have been penetrated and manipulated by the devil.One hadith that comes to my mind is - 
“The People will soon summon one another to attack you as people when eating invite others to share their food.” Someone asked, “Will that be because of our small numbers at that time?” He replied, “No, you will be numerous at that time: but you will be froth and scum like that carried down by a torrent (of water), and Allah will take the fear of you from the breasts (hearts) of your enemy and cast al-wahn into your hearts.” Someone asked, “O Messenger of Allah, what is al-wahn?” He replied, “Love of the world and dislike of death.” [An authentic hadith recorded by Abu Dawud and Ahmad]
It has never been a clash of civilizations as some historians put it.Never Christianity or Judaism against Islam.But the truth is - Good people vs bad people;Slaves of Allah swt vs slaves of the devil;Followers of the Prophets vs Followers of the devil.There are good people on all sides – Islam,Christianity,Judaism,Hinduism.The final showdown will be between good and evil.
Oh Muslims remain steadfast and hold on to the rope of Allah swt.

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