Tag: Cursing

  • If Dissimulation (Taqiyyah) is our religion, then shouldn’t it be practiced always?

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Certainly, dissimulation (Tayiqqah) is our religion but it is important to know where to practice Taqiyyah. His Eminence Imam Sadiq (peace be upon him) says: إِنَّمَا جُعِلَتِ التَّقِيَّةُ لِيُحْقَنَ بِهَا الدَّمُ فَإِذَا بَلَغَتِ التَّقِيَّةُ الدَّمَ فَلَا تَقِيَّةَ “Certainly, dissimulation (Taqiyyah) has been kept so that blood is protected but if despite dissimulation (Taqiyyah) blood is […]

  • Shias are killed due to Tabarra!

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Did the companions of our infallible Imams (a.s.) like Meesam al-Tammar, Ammar Yasir, Malik al-Ashtar, Hujr Ibn Adi, martyrs of Karbala, other companions, scholars, and all those who laid their lives in defense of the Mastership (Wilaayah) of Ahlul Bait (peace be upon them) express dissociation (Tabarra) or no? Of course, they did since they […]

  • Is Tabarra a Prophetic Practice (Sunnah)?

    Reading Time: < 1 minute We find the practice (Sunnah) of Prophet Ibrahim (a.s.) in the Holy Quran thus: قَدْ كَانَتْ لَكُمْ أُسْوَةٌ حَسَنَةٌ فِي‏ إِبْرَاهِيْمَ وَ الَّذِيْنَ مَعَهُ إِذْ قَالُوْا لِقَوْمِهِمْ “Indeed, for you there is an excellent example in Ibrahim (a.s.) and those with him when they said to their people” إِنَّا بُرَآؤُا مِنْكُمْ وَ مِمَّا تَعْبُدُوْنَ مِنْ […]

  • Does Cursing (La’nah) tantamount to hurting sentiments?

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Firstly, it should be known that calling ‘evil’ an ‘evil’ is not at all inappropriate. It is a norm across the world as well. If a person oppresses someone, then the oppressed one has all the right to call the oppressor an evil person. On the contrary, the oppressor has no right to feel hurt […]

  • Are Baraa’ah and Tabarra not the same?

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Baraa’ah is heartily dissociation from anyone whereas the manifestation of this dissociation is known as ‘Tabarra’. [Qaamoos Alfaaz al-Quran, p. 45] For instance, belief in Tauheed (Divine Monotheism) demands that we wholeheartedly dissociate from any other deity besides Allah. The statement ‘There is no god but Allah’ (Laa Ilaaha Illallah) is the manifestation of this […]

  • Imam Reza (a.s.) commands cursing Yazid

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Whatever the family of Imam Husain (a.s.) was subjected to in Karbala, the tortures of Kufa and Syria were much more severe. Ibn Ubdoos narrates from Ibn Qutaibah from Fazl Ibn Shazaan who said that I heard Imam Reza (a.s.) say: “When the severed head of Imam Husain (a.s.) was brought to Syria, Yazid – […]