Rangila Rasul or Rangeela Rasool (meaning 'Promiscuous Prophet') was a book published during a period of confrontation between Arya Samaj and Muslims in Punjab during the 1920s. The controversial book concerned the marriages and sex life of Muhammad.
It was written by an Arya Samaji named Pandit M. A. Chamupati or Krishan Prashaad Prataab in 1927, whose name however was never revealed by the publisher, Rajpal in Lahore. On the basis of Muslim complaints, Rajpal was arrested but acquitted in April 1929 after 5 years of trial. After several unsuccessful attempts to kill Rajpal, he was stabbed to death by a young man named Ilm-ud-din on April 6, 1929. Ilm-ud-din was later killed by hanging.
Rangila Rasul had a surface appearance of a lyrical and laudatory work on Muhammad and his teachings, for example it began with a poem which went "The bird serves the flowers in the garden; I'll serve my Rangila Rasul," and called Muhammad "a widely experienced" person who was best symbolized by his many wives, in contrast with the lifelong celibacy of Hindu saints.
The allegations of Rangila Rasul were addressed by the Muslim Qazi Maulana Sanaullah Amritsari in his book Muqaddas Rasool ('The Holy Prophet').
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