Proofs of the undesirable actions of the Ahle Tasannun scholars in hiding the Caliphate of Ameerul Momineen (a.s.)

Introduction The matter of the appointment of Ameerul Momineen Ali Ibn Abi Talib (a.s.) as the rightful Caliph of Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) has been often discussed as the defining factor for being declared as Shia. So much so, that we find several scholars of the Ahle Tasannun are forced to adopt undesirable

Abu Bakr burnt the Ahaadith (Traditions) of the Holy Prophet (peace be on him and his progeny)

For any Muslim, anything remotely connected to the Holy Prophet (peace be on him and his progeny) is sacrosanct. Even a strand of hair considered to be belonging to him (peace be on him and his progeny) is revered by Muslims around the globe. There is no doubt that the ahaadith/sayings written on paper

Was Abu Bakr the first Muslim?

“Repeat a lie so many times that it becomes more reliable than the truth” goes a famous proverb. Some Ahle Tasannun scholars – in their attempt to glorify their leaders – have fabricated and spread such lies that these have become like “famous truths” today. One of them is the canard that Abu Bakr was

People objected at Umar’s Caliphate but Abu Bakr did not pay heed

The Ahle Tasannun are vociferous and voluble in insisting that the Holy Prophet (peace be on him and his progeny) did not appoint anyone as his successor and left the world intestate. He (peace be on him and his progeny) left this most important issue in the hands of the people! This belief is not ...

Did Ameerul Momineen Ali (peace be on him) pay allegiance to Abu Bakr?

One of the most grossly misreported and misunderstood facts of history is that Ameerul Momineen Ali Ibn Abi Talib (peace be on them both) paid allegiance to Abu Bakr. Let us see how one of the most important chroniclers of history, who is not a Shia and belongs to the Shaafei sub-sect of the Ahle ...

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The Ahle Bait (peace be upon them) are Raafezis

Since centuries, the Bakris (the so-called Sunnis) have attempted to deride the true Shias by calling them names, the most prominent of them being ‘Raafezi” (the plural of which is ‘Rafaawez’). This propaganda was so massive that even some Shias became apologetic and started saying that we are not Raafezis, rather we are Shias. (A…

Welaayah of the Ahle Bait (a.s.) – A tough test for the Ummah

Allah the High says in the Holy Quran, “And fasten unto the rope of Allah and don’t be divided.” (Surah Aale Imran (3): Verse 103) There is no doubt that Allah the High prefers unity among the Ummah and dislikes disunity. So what measures did Allah the High and His Noble Prophet (peace be on…

Most beloved creature in the eyes of Allah the High

Imam Sadeq (peace be on him) informs that the Messenger of Allah (peace be on him and his progeny) declared, “Creatures are the family of Allah. So the most beloved of the creatures in front of Allah is the one who benefits the family of Allah and makes the family members happy.” (Kafi, vol. 2,…

Imam-e-Zamana (May Allah hasten his reappearance) prays for us

Abdullah Ibn Zayyaat reports: I requested Imam Reza (peace be on him), “Invoke to Allah for me and for my family.” He (peace be on him) retorted, “Don’t I already do it (i.e. pray for you)? By Allah!  Your deeds are presented to me every day and night.” Abdullah says that I found it hard…

The despot disarmed

Masoodi – the celebrated scholar of Ahle Tasannun – records in his book Murooj al-Zahab: Somebody complained to Mutawakkil the Abbasi Emperor (may Allah curse him) that in the house of Imam Ali Ibn Muhammad al-Hadi (peace be on them both) were books and weapons from the Shias of Qom and that he (peace be…

When the nations gets fragmented, seek the true religion

وَ رُوِيَ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّي اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَ آلِهٖ أَنَّهُ قَالَ أُمَّتِي أُمَّتِي إِذَا اخْتَلَفَ النَّاسُ بَعْدِي وَ صَارُوا فِرْقَةً فِرْقَةً فَاجْتَهِدُوا فِي طَلَبِ الدِّينِ الْحَقِّ حَتَّى تَكُونُوا مَعَ أَهْلِ الْحَقِّ فَإِنَّ الْمَعْصِيَةَ فِي دِينِ الْحَقِّ تُغْفَرُ وَ الطَّاعَةَ فِي دِينِ الْبَاطِلِ لَا تُقْبَلُ It is reported that the Messenger of Allah (peace be on…

Was Abu Bakr the first Muslim?

“Repeat a lie so many times that it becomes more reliable than the truth” goes a famous proverb. Some Ahle Tasannun scholars – in their attempt to glorify their leaders – have fabricated and spread such lies that these have become like “famous truths” today. One of them is the canard that Abu Bakr was…

People objected at Umar’s Caliphate but Abu Bakr did not pay heed

The Ahle Tasannun are vociferous and voluble in insisting that the Holy Prophet (peace be on him and his progeny) did not appoint anyone as his successor and left the world intestate. He (peace be on him and his progeny) left this most important issue in the hands of the people! This belief is not…

Did Ameerul Momineen Ali (peace be on him) pay allegiance to Abu Bakr?

One of the most grossly misreported and misunderstood facts of history is that Ameerul Momineen Ali Ibn Abi Talib (peace be on them both) paid allegiance to Abu Bakr. Let us see how one of the most important chroniclers of history, who is not a Shia and belongs to the Shaafei sub-sect of the Ahle…

The Batris shall declare war against Imam Mahdi (may Allah hasten his reappearance)

Previous | Index | Next رَوَى اَبُو الْجَارُودِ عَنْ اَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع فِي حَدِيثٍ طَوِيلٍ اَنَّهُ قَالَ‏ اِذَا قَامَ الْقَائِمُ ع سَارَ اِلَى الْكُوفَةِ فَيَخْرُجُ مِنْهَا بِضْعَةَ عَشَرَ آلاف [اَلْفَ‏] اَنْفُسٍ يُدْعَوْنَ الْبُتْرِيَّةَ عَلَيْهِمُ السِّلَاحُ فَيَقُولُونَ لَهُ ارْجِعْ مِنْ حَيْثُ جِئْتَ فَلَا حَاجَةَ لَنَا فِي بَنِي فَاطِمَةَ فَيَضَعُ فِيهِمُ السَّيْفَ حَتَّى يَأْتِيَ عَلَى آخِرِهِمْ ثُمَّ…

Who are the Batris?

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The Batris shall declare war against Imam Mahdi (may Allah hasten his reappearance)

Previous | Index | Next رَوَى اَبُو الْجَارُودِ عَنْ اَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع فِي حَدِيثٍ طَوِيلٍ اَنَّهُ قَالَ‏ اِذَا قَامَ الْقَائِمُ ع سَارَ اِلَى الْكُوفَةِ فَيَخْرُجُ مِنْهَا بِضْعَةَ عَشَرَ آلاف [اَلْفَ‏] اَنْفُسٍ يُدْعَوْنَ الْبُتْرِيَّةَ عَلَيْهِمُ السِّلَاحُ فَيَقُولُونَ لَهُ ارْجِعْ مِنْ حَيْثُ جِئْتَ فَلَا حَاجَةَ لَنَا فِي بَنِي فَاطِمَةَ فَيَضَعُ فِيهِمُ السَّيْفَ حَتَّى يَأْتِيَ عَلَى آخِرِهِمْ ثُمَّ…

Who are the Batris?

Previous | Index | Next ‏ عَنْ سَدِيرٍ قَالَ: دَخَلْتُ عَلَى اَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع وَ مَعِي سَلَمَةُ بْنُ كُهَيْلٍ وَ اَبُو الْمِقْدَامِ ثَابِتٌ الْحَدَّادُ وَ سَالِمُ بْنُ اَبِي حَفْصَةَ وَ كَثِيرٌ النَّوَّاءُ وَ جَمَاعَةٌ مَعَهُمْ وَ عِنْدَ اَبِي جَعْفَرٍ اَخُوهُ زَيْدُ بْنُ عَلِيٍّ فَقَالُوا لِاَبِي جَعْفَرٍ ع نَتَوَلَّى عَلِيًّا وَ حَسَنًا وَ حُسَيْنًا وَ نَتَبَرَّأُ…

Dua of Ameerul Momineen (peace be on him) the night before he was struck on the head

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّی سِرْتُ فِیهِمْ بِمَا أَمَرَنِی رَسُولُکَ وَ صَفِیُّکَ فَظَلَمُونِی وَ قَتَلْتُ الْمُنَافِقِینَ کَمَا أَمَرْتَنِی فَجَهِلُونِی وَ قَدْ مَلِلْتُهُمْ وَ مَلُّونِی وَ أَبْغَضْتُهُمْ وَ أَبْغَضُونِی وَ لَمْ تَبْقَ خَلَّةٌ أَنْتَظِرُهَا إِلَّا الْمُرَادِیَّ اللَّهُمَّ فَعَجِّلِ لَهُ الشَّقَاءَ وَ تَغَمَّدْنِی بِالسَّعَادَةِ اللَّهُمَّ قَدْ وَعَدَنِی نَبِیُّکَ أَنْ تَتَوَفَّانِی إِلَیْکَ إِذَا سَأَلْتُکَ اللَّهُمَّ وَ قَدْ رَغِبْتُ إِلَیْکَ فِی ذَلِکَ…

The Incident of Delivering the Initial Verses of Surah Taubah

لَمَّا نَزَلَ بَراءَةٌ مِنَ اللهِ وَ رَسُولِهِ إِلَى تِسْعِ آيَاتٍ أَنْفَذَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّي اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَ آلِهٖ أَبَا بَكْرٍ إِلَى مَكَّةَ لِأَدَائِهَا فَنَزَلَ جَبْرَئِيلُ عَلَيْهِ السَّلَامُ فَقَالَ إِنَّهُ لَا يُؤَدِّيهَا إِلَّا أَنْتَ أَوْ رَجُلٌ مِنْكَ فَقَالَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّي اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَ آلِهٖ لِأَمِيرِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ارْكَبْ نَاقَتِيَ الْعَضْبَاءَ وَ الْحَقْ أَبَا بَكْرٍ وَ خُذْ بَرَاءَةَ مِنْ…

The Messenger of Allah’s (peace be on him and his progeny) prolonged secret conversation with Ameer al-Momineen Ali Ibn Abi Talib (peace be on them both) was disliked by some companions

عَنْ جَابِرٍ قَالَ نَاجَى رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّي اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَ آلِهٖ عَلِيَّ بْنَ أَبِي طَالِبٍ عَلَيْهِمَا السَّلَامُ يَوْمَ طَائِفٍ فَأَطَالَ مُنَاجَاتَهُ فَرُئِيَ الْكَرَاهَةُ فِي وُجُوهِ رِجَالٍ فَقَالُوا قَدْ أَطَالَ مُنَاجَاتَهُ مُنْذُ الْيَوْمِ فَقَالَ مَا انْتَجَيْتُهُ وَ لَكِنَّ اللهَ انْتَجَاهُ Jaabir Ibn Abdillah al-Ansari (r.a.) reports: On the day of Taaef, the Messenger of Allah (peace…

Ameer al-Momineen Ali Ibn Abi Talib (peace be on him) is the Chief of all good-doers and the Killer of all transgressors

يَقُولُ أَهْلُ بَيْتِي أَئِمَّتُكُمْ بَعْدِي وَ يُومِئُ إِلَى عَلِيٍّ عَلَيْهِ السَّلَامُ وَ يَقُولُ هَذَا أَمِيرُ الْبَرَرَةِ وَ قَاتِلُ الْكَفَرَةِ مَخْذُولٌ مَنْ خَذَلَهُ مَنْصُورٌ مَنْ نَصَرَهُ After the battle of Hudaibiyyah, the Messenger of Allah (peace be on him and his progeny) said, “My Ahle Bait are your Imams after me.” Then, he (peace be on…

Dua of Ameerul Momineen (peace be on him) the night before he was struck on the head

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّی سِرْتُ فِیهِمْ بِمَا أَمَرَنِی رَسُولُکَ وَ صَفِیُّکَ فَظَلَمُونِی وَ قَتَلْتُ الْمُنَافِقِینَ کَمَا أَمَرْتَنِی فَجَهِلُونِی وَ قَدْ مَلِلْتُهُمْ وَ مَلُّونِی وَ أَبْغَضْتُهُمْ وَ أَبْغَضُونِی وَ لَمْ تَبْقَ خَلَّةٌ أَنْتَظِرُهَا إِلَّا الْمُرَادِیَّ اللَّهُمَّ فَعَجِّلِ لَهُ الشَّقَاءَ وَ تَغَمَّدْنِی بِالسَّعَادَةِ اللَّهُمَّ قَدْ وَعَدَنِی نَبِیُّکَ أَنْ تَتَوَفَّانِی إِلَیْکَ إِذَا سَأَلْتُکَ اللَّهُمَّ وَ قَدْ رَغِبْتُ إِلَیْکَ فِی ذَلِکَ…

The Incident of Delivering the Initial Verses of Surah Taubah

لَمَّا نَزَلَ بَراءَةٌ مِنَ اللهِ وَ رَسُولِهِ إِلَى تِسْعِ آيَاتٍ أَنْفَذَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّي اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَ آلِهٖ أَبَا بَكْرٍ إِلَى مَكَّةَ لِأَدَائِهَا فَنَزَلَ جَبْرَئِيلُ عَلَيْهِ السَّلَامُ فَقَالَ إِنَّهُ لَا يُؤَدِّيهَا إِلَّا أَنْتَ أَوْ رَجُلٌ مِنْكَ فَقَالَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّي اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَ آلِهٖ لِأَمِيرِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ارْكَبْ نَاقَتِيَ الْعَضْبَاءَ وَ الْحَقْ أَبَا بَكْرٍ وَ خُذْ بَرَاءَةَ مِنْ…

The Messenger of Allah’s (peace be on him and his progeny) prolonged secret conversation with Ameer al-Momineen Ali Ibn Abi Talib (peace be on them both) was disliked by some companions

عَنْ جَابِرٍ قَالَ نَاجَى رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّي اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَ آلِهٖ عَلِيَّ بْنَ أَبِي طَالِبٍ عَلَيْهِمَا السَّلَامُ يَوْمَ طَائِفٍ فَأَطَالَ مُنَاجَاتَهُ فَرُئِيَ الْكَرَاهَةُ فِي وُجُوهِ رِجَالٍ فَقَالُوا قَدْ أَطَالَ مُنَاجَاتَهُ مُنْذُ الْيَوْمِ فَقَالَ مَا انْتَجَيْتُهُ وَ لَكِنَّ اللهَ انْتَجَاهُ Jaabir Ibn Abdillah al-Ansari (r.a.) reports: On the day of Taaef, the Messenger of Allah (peace…

Ameer al-Momineen Ali Ibn Abi Talib (peace be on him) is the Chief of all good-doers and the Killer of all transgressors

يَقُولُ أَهْلُ بَيْتِي أَئِمَّتُكُمْ بَعْدِي وَ يُومِئُ إِلَى عَلِيٍّ عَلَيْهِ السَّلَامُ وَ يَقُولُ هَذَا أَمِيرُ الْبَرَرَةِ وَ قَاتِلُ الْكَفَرَةِ مَخْذُولٌ مَنْ خَذَلَهُ مَنْصُورٌ مَنْ نَصَرَهُ After the battle of Hudaibiyyah, the Messenger of Allah (peace be on him and his progeny) said, “My Ahle Bait are your Imams after me.” Then, he (peace be on…

Umar was the cause of the Martyrdom of Hazrat Zahra (peace be on her)

عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ جَعْفَرِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ (عَلَيْهِمَا السَّلَامُ)، قَالَ: …وَ كَانَ سَبَبُ وَفَاتِهَا أَنَّ قُنْفُذاً مَوْلَى عُمَرَ لَكَزَهَا بِنَعْلِ السَّيْفِ بِأَمْرِهِ فَأَسْقَطَتْ مُحَسِّناً وَ مَرِضَتْ مِنْ ذَلِكَ مَرَضاً شَدِيداً Imam Sadeq (peace be on him) says, “…The cause of her death was that Qunfudh (may Allah curse him), the slave of Umar, struck her…

Whoever doubts the disbelief of the enemies of the Ahle Bait (peace be on them) and their oppressors is himself a disbeliever

قَالَ الصَّادِقُ عَلَيْهِ السَّلَامُ مَنْ شَكَّ فِي كُفْرِ أَعْدَائِنَا وَ الظَّالِمِينَ لَنَا فَهُوَ كَافِرٌ Imam al-Sadeq (peace be on him) informed, “Whoever doubts the disbelief of our enemies and our oppressors, then he himself is a disbeliever.” References: 1.    Al-Eteqaadaat, p. 104 2.    Behaar al-Anwaar, vol. 27, p. 62, H. 21 3.    Wasaael al-Shiah, vol.…