Guidance implies the mastership of the Ahle Bait (peace be upon them)

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عَنْ جَابِرٍ الْجُعْفِيِّ عَنْ اَبِيْ جَعْفَرٍؑ فِيْ قَوْلِهٖ تَعَالٰى وَ اِنِّيْ لَغَفَّارٌ لِمَنْ تابَ وَ آمَنَ وَ عَمِلَ صالِحًا ثُمَّ اهْتَدٰى‏  قَالَ اِلٰى وَلَايَتِنَا

Jaabir al-Jo’fi (r.a.) reports from Imam Muhammad Baqir (peace be upon him) concerning the verse, ‘And most surely I am most Forgiving to him who repents and believes and does good, then continues to follow the right direction’ (Surah Taha (20): Verse 82). He (peace be upon him) informed,

‘(then continues to follow the right direction) towards our mastership’.”


1.    Behaar al-Anwaar, vol. 24, p. 148, H. 26

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