Q: Hadhrath Ayesha was a severe critic of Hadhrath Uthman. How is it that following his murder, she chose to rebel against Imam Ali (as) on the premise that his killers should be apprehended? During her lifetime Hadhrath Ayesha was a severe critic of Hadhrath Uthman, to the point that she advocated his killing. How is it that following his murder, she chose to rebel against Imam Ali (as) on the premise that his killers should be apprehended? … [Read more...]
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Q: The Sunni viewpoint that leadership after Rasulullah (sallallâhu alayhi warasallam) had to be decided upon through consultation, and you use two verses of the Qur'aan to prove their point. However, it is an undeniable fact that the second khalifah, 'Umar (RA) was appointed by the first khalifah, Abû Bakr (RA) and not chosen through some method of consultation. This indicates to me that Abu Bakr (RA) went against the Qur'aan by not … [Read more...]
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Imaam Abu Hanifa (RA) studied under Imaam Muhammad al-Baqir and Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (RA). I would like to know if he received Ijaza from them. If you would please state the texts in which this can be found in it would be must appreciated. Salaams Respected Brother-in-Islam Assalaamu Alaykum Regarding Imam Abu Hanifah's allegedly having studied under Imam Ja'far … [Read more...]
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Q: Muhtaram; Kindly advise. Abdur-Razzaaq as-San'aani was a Muhaddith and he insulted the Sahaaba. Also Imaam Nasaa'ie was a Shi'a and insulted the Mu'awiyah [radhiallaahu anhu]. A: 'Abd ar-Razzaq as-San'ani was admittedly a most trustworthy and expert muhaddith. However, it is also a fact that he had certain Shi'i proclivities founded upon an … [Read more...]
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Q: Mufti Saheb; Why did Hadhrat Ali (Radhiallaahu Anhu) not participate in the wars during the ruling of the first 3 Caliphs? If Hadhrat Ali had no differences with the first three Khalifas, why did he not participate in any battles that took place during their reigns, particularly when Jihaad against the Kuffaar is deemed a makjor duty upon the … [Read more...]
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It is essential that Muslim sympathisers of the Shias divest themselves of the notion that Shi’ism is part of Islam – that it is just as one of the other four Madhabs which constitute the Ahlus Sunnah. Shi’sim is not Islam nor is it a sect of Islam. The ostentatious religious calls of an Islamic hue emanating from Khomeini and his clergy do … [Read more...]