Tag: Hazrat Ali (a.s.)

A lot of Muslims say – It is useless to debate who is the deserving successor of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.a.) or the differences between the companions of the Prophet (s.a.w.a.) because these points and events have been well preserved in the annals of history and reviving them serves no particular objective. Moreover, they claim that […]

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Continued from part I Imam Ali’s (a.s.) Imamat Imam Ali’s (a.s.) unparalleled knowledge and worship are adequate proof that Imamat and Caliphate were his by right. Apart from this, there are several traditions in the books of the Ahle Sunnah that categorically state this fact. Among these, the most noteworthy are Hadis-e-Saqalain, Hadis-e-Manzelat, Hadis-e-Yaumud Daar […]

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At first, chronicling Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib’s (a.s.) excellence and merits seems like an achievable task. In reality, this is an ocean so vast and deep that it is impossible to define its depths. Indeed, to describe Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib’s (a.s.) amazing merits is beyond any mortal. The more one tries to […]

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The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) had been regularly announcing the successorship and leadership of Ameerul Momineen Ali b. Abi Talib (a.s.) right from the commencement of Islam. This chain of announcement concluded during the Hajjah al-Wida, while returning from Mecca to Medina, at a place called Johfah. The entire incident is well-documented in Islamic history as […]

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Continued from Part I….. Who will represent the Noble Prophet (s.a.w.a.)? The responsibilities of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) are: Promulgating the divine laws. Teaching of knowledge and wisdom Legal authority   The demise of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) formally ended the job of promulgating the divine laws. During his lifetime itself the religion was completed […]

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Hajjaaj Ibn Yusuf, a tyrant and blood-sucking butcher, was the representative of Abdul Malik b. Marwaan (the fifth caliph of the Umayyid dynasty) and the governor of Iraq. His hands were stained with the blood of respected taabe’een and companions of Ameerul Momineen (a.s.) like Kumayl b. Ziyaad, Qanbar and Saeed b. Jubair. In addition […]

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