Sahaba

The Companions of Ali bin Abi Talib

July 28, 2017 admin 0

 Introduction The following is a compilation of sermons in which Ali bin Abi Talib condemns his Shia. The sermons contain a lot of harsh criticisms that are directed to the original followers of Ali. Simply […]

Miscellaneous

Ali’s Attitude towards Women

July 25, 2017 admin 0

The following article is a little collection of some of what Ali allegedly had said about women in Nahjul Balagha. It is very important to keep in mind that Sunnis do not accept that such […]

Knowledge and Infallibility of Imams

Fallibility of Ali

July 22, 2017 admin 0

Introduction In this article, we shall take a look at the status of Ali through his own comments about himself. It is well established that his infallibility was not accepted by the people of his […]

Knowledge and Infallibility of Imams

Knowledge of Ghayb

July 19, 2017 admin 0

One of the biggest issues that Sunnis have with Shias is their belief regarding their Imams concerning hidden knowledge. By simply going through Al-Kafi we find chapters that suggest that the Imams had knowledge of […]

Miscellaneous

Poetry and Eloquence of Ali

July 16, 2017 admin 0

Introduction One of the methods that is practiced by speech-makers is the beautification of speech by the inclusion of eloquent quotes. In the Muslim world, in both early and contemporary times, this is often practiced […]

Sahaba

Mu’awiyah’s Army

July 13, 2017 admin 0

Introduction If one was to ask the average Shia about the status of the army of Mu’awiyah, it would not be unexpected to hear them say that they were the worst of the creation. It […]

Miscellaneous

Matam and Azdari

July 10, 2017 admin 0

Perhaps one of the most notable Shia practices today is what we find during the Ashura and Arba’een mourning processions. The excessive wailing and self-flagellation has not only caused a mockery of Islam in the […]

Imamah

What did the Prophet Leave Behind?

July 7, 2017 admin 0

If one were to ask Shias what Prophet – peace be upon him – left behind after he passed away, they would most likely say, “Ahlulbayt.” They believe that Ali is someone that is divinely […]

Imamah

Ali protects Uthman

July 4, 2017 admin 0

The actions of Ali bin Abi Talib during the caliphate of Uthman are clear evidences that he was not one that believed that he was divinely appointed. During the last few months of Uthman, his […]

Miscellaneous

Taqiyyah

July 1, 2017 admin 0

Introduction   Taqiyyah, or dissimulation, is the act of hiding one’s own belief for the sake of protection. Muslims are in agreement that taqiyyah is permissible when one’s life is under threat; however, the Shias hold […]