Answering the Baseless Shi`i Allegations Against Sayyiduna `Uthman

November 23, 2015

Introduction

 BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Introduction   The Sahabah radiya Llahu `anhum of Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam are the best of creation after the ambiya’ `alayh al-Salam, and their virtues and merits have been expounded in numerous verses of the Noble Qur’an. Furthermore, Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam has described their salient features in an abundance of narrations. Yet, despite their virtue being engrained in […]
November 23, 2015

Objection of not participating in the Battle of Badr

 BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Objection of not participating in the Battle of Badr   The opposition raise this objection with regards to the third Khalifah, Sayyiduna `Uthman ibn `Affan radiya Llahu `anhu, that in Islam the Battle of Badr has great virtue and importance. Sayyiduna `Uthman ibn `Affan radiya Llahu `anhu on the other hand did not participate in it. In this way, he was deprived of […]
November 23, 2015

Objection for fleeing from the Battle of Uhud

 BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Objection for fleeing from the Battle of Uhud   Those who criticise Sayyiduna `Uthman ibn `Affan radiya Llahu `anhu have mentioned that in the Battle of Uhud, Sayyiduna `Uthman ibn `Affan radiya Llahu `anhu was among those Sahabah who fled from the battlefield; and it is forbidden in Islam to flee the battlefield.   Answer The senior scholars of history have mentioned that […]
November 23, 2015

Objection for not Participating in the Pledge of Ridwan

 BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Objection for not Participating in the Pledge of Ridwan   Those who criticise Sayyiduna `Uthman ibn `Affan radiya Llahu `anhu level a third objection against him that he did not participate in the pledge of Ridwan. Therefore, he was deprived of this significant virtue.   Answer This objection was levelled against Sayyiduna `Uthman ibn `Affan radiya Llahu `anhu early in Islam and the […]
November 23, 2015

Objection of Performing Four Raka`at in Mina

 BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Objection of Performing Four Raka`at in Mina   An objection is levelled against Sayyiduna `Uthman ibn `Affan radiya Llahu `anhu that on the occasion of hajj, he performed four Raka`at in Mina, whereas a traveller is commanded to perform two Raka`at instead of four.   Answer This is an old objection that is levelled against the action of Sayyiduna `Uthman ibn `Affan radiya […]