Everyone will be questioned about the Mastership of Ali Ibn Abi Talib (peace be upon him) on the Day of Judgment

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عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ فِيْ قَوْلِ اللهِ عَزَّ وَ جَلَّ وَ قِفُوهُمْ اِنَّهُمْ مَسْؤُلُونَ قَالَ عَنْ وَلَايَةِ عَلِيِّ بْنِ اَبِي طَالِبٍ ؑ

Ibn Abbas reports concerning the word of Allah – Mighty and Majestic be He – ‘And stop them, surely they will be questioned’ (Surah Saaffaat (37): Verse 4). (They will be questioned) about the mastership of Ali Ibn Abi Talib (peace be upon him)’.”


1.    This tradition has been reported extensively by both sects.

2.    There’s a difference between love and mastership. Love of Ahle Bait (peace be upon them) has its effects in this world as well as the hereafter. But it is not something which will save a person. Mastership (welaayah) is the saviour. 


1.    Behaar al-Anwaar, vol. 24, p. 270, H. 44

2.    Kanz-o-Jaame’ al-Fawaaed under the aforementioned verse

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