Category: Raafezi

  • Rationale of the Two Qiblahs

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Imam Hasan al-Askari (peace be upon him) narrates about why Allah the High ordered the changing of the direction of prayers (the Qiblah) from Bait al-Maqdis in Jerusalem to the Holy Kaaba in Mecca. In reply, Imam (peace be upon him) first quoted the verse of the Holy Quran which explains this very question, وَمَا […]

  • Did the house of Fatima Zahra (s.a.) have a door? – Part 2

    Reading Time: 5 minutes Read Part 1 of this article. In the first part of the reply to this objection, we have already seen that the opponents of Shias claim that the house of Ahlul Bait (a.s.) did not have a door. Hence, if there was no door, nothing was burnt and the attack on the house of Fatima […]

  • Did the house of Fatima Zahra (s.a.) have a door? – Part 1

    Reading Time: 4 minutes One of the objections brought forth by the skeptics to deny the incident of burning the door of the house of her eminence Fatima Zahra (s.a.) is that the attack did not happen at all. They bring forth a tradition from Ameerul Momineen Imam Ali (a.s.) mentioned by great Shia scholars such as Shaikh Saduq […]

  • Taqayyah (Dissimulation) in the Holy Quran

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The Ahle Tasannun allege that the Shias believe in and practice Taqayyah (dissimulation) which is un-Islamic and akin to hypocrisy because in Taqayyah a person’s apparent words or deeds are not in sync with what is in his heart. However, little do the Ahle Tasanun realise that Taqayyah has its roots in the Holy Quran. […]

  • The Ahle Bait (peace be upon them) are Raafezis

    Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

    Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

    Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

    Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

    Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

    Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […]