Tag: Ghadeer

  • The Day when Umar Ibn Khattab congratulated Imam Ali (a)

    Reading Time: 5 minutes Disregarding the intensity of the heat, overcoming the fatigue of the Hajj, maneuvering the queue of more than 125,000 pilgrims, a voice spontaneously echoed in the hot desert, “Congratulations, congratulations, O son of Abu Talib, today you have become my master and the master of every Muslim.” It was not long before the Holy Prophet […]

  • Eide Ghadeer 2021

    Reading Time: 4 minutes Hearty Congratulations on the greatest Eid– Eide Ghadeer.  “Of Whomever I am Master, this Ali is his Master,” thus declared the Holy Prophet (saw)  The 18th Zilhajj in the 10th year of Hijri has marked the epoch in Islamic history. On this bright sunny day, the Holy Prophet (saw)  by the command of Almighty Allah, […]

  • Did Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) deliberately delay in conveying the Mastership of Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (a.s.) in Ghadeer?

    Reading Time: 5 minutes It is mentioned in few historical and traditional sources that the verse of conveying the Wilaayah (Mastership) of Ameerul Momineen Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (a.s.) was revealed three times upon the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) during his last Hajj. However, the actual announcement was not done after the first two revelations and the divine order […]

  • Celebrating Eid al-Ghadeer: A Bid’ah or Sunnah?

    Reading Time: 4 minutes One of the objections raised by the Ahle Tasannun against the Shias is that the latter have invented a new Eid for themselves viz. Eid al-Ghadeer. According to them, there are only two Eids for the Muslims viz. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adh’ha. On this basis, they consider the celebrations on the day of Ghadeer […]

  • Why did the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w.a.) convey the Wilaayah of Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (a.s.) at Ghadeer Khum and not during Hajj?

    Reading Time: 6 minutes In order to deny the clear and irrefutable appointment of Ameerul Momineen Ali Ibn Abi Talib (a.s.) as the immediate successor of Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.), the opponents of Shias go to any lengths to raise various doubts and objections pertaining to the incident of Ghadeer. Raising an objection is not a problem per se because […]