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15/12/2013 10:04

Few excerpts from the books of Mulla Baqir Majlisi regarding the Sahaba

Mulla Baqir Majlisi (d. 1109 A.H) was born in Isfahan, in the Safavid era. He is the author of a number of books in Arabic and Persian language. Since there was scarcity of Shia texts in Persian language after the Safavids forcefully converted the Persians to Shi'ism, Majlisi took the task and wrote many books in Persian language. He was appointed as the Sheikh ul Islam of Persia by the Safavid king, Sultan Husayn, in 1088 A.H.   Mulla Baqir Majlisi is the very person about whom Khomeini...
03/12/2013 02:13

Participation of Ahlelbayt in the Muslim army in the era of the Caliphs

In this article, we will shed some light on the participation of the members of ahlelbayt in the Muslim army, under the first three caliphs, and afterwards in the caliphate of Ameer Muawiya. Their participation in the Muslim army clearly shows that they considered the Muslim army to be the army of an Islamic government, struggling for a righteous cause. Otherwise, they wouldn't have joined the Muslim army if they considered it to be an army working for the Taghoot....
02/12/2013 12:00

Response to: The Life Of The Prophet (saw) From The Wife of the Prophet (saw)

This is a response to the article by RevisitingtheSalaf.org, written on the 3rd of February, 2012, entitled: The Life Of The Prophet (saw) From The Wife of the Prophet (saw), which can be found here & here. Introduction: Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) is the last prophet, and his Shariah is the last Shariah. Since this Shariah should serve as a guide to humanity till the end of the times, that is why Allah took the responsibility of preserving the Quran...
02/12/2013 08:36

Response to a Shia Article on Ghadir Khumm

The following is a response to Umar-ibn-Khattab Blog’s article entitled: Umar congratulated Ali at Ghadir-e-Khum, which can be found here. The Shia blogger starts off his article with the following: As the Sunnis cannot deny the authenticity of the hadith of Ghadir, they try to downplay its significance by saying that the word “mawla” in this hadith means ‘friend’, and that the Holy Prophet wanted to announce that: “Whoever whose friend I am, ‘Ali is his friend!”The trouble is that not a...
27/12/2012 18:33

Ali's allegiance to the first three caliphs in Sunni and Shia books

  Ali rendered his allegiance to Abu Bakr, Umar and Uthman. He not only rendered his allegiance, but he also acted as their advisor, and deputy over Madinah in their absense. His sons were soldiers in the Caliphate's army and he advised the caliphs in their battles. His loyal companions according to the Shias acted as governors for the caliphs as well. Ali's allegiance to the first three caliphs is mentioned in many books of Sunnis and Shias. Some of the books in which this allegiance...

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