Muraja’at

March 22, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 39 and 40

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 39 Thul-Hijjah 30, 1329   I. Requesting the Wilayat Verse   1) I testify that you are firm in your beliefs, sincere in your campaign, forceful and unmatched in facing your debater, invincible in the field. I am a believer in the ahadith according to the way which you have suggested. Had I not been obliged to believe in the sahabah, I […]
March 22, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 37 and 38

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 37 Thul-Hijjah 29, 1329 A.H.   I. “Wali” is a Linguistic Denominator; so Where is the Text?   1) The word “wali” is a common denominator between the supporter and the friend, the loved one and the brother-in-law, the follower, the ally, and the neighbour. Whoever takes charge of a matter is its “wali.” The ahadith you have quoted may simply mean: […]
March 22, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 35 and 36

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 35 Thul-Hijjah 27, 1329 A.H.   I. Requesting other texts   1) May Allah reward your father! How eloquent your arguments and how convincing! Please oblige and go ahead to state the rest of the clear consecutively reported (mutawatir) texts, Wassalamo Alaikom.   Sincerely, S   Letter 36 Thul-Hijjah 29, 1329   I. Hadith by ibn ‘Abbas II. ‘Umran’s Hadith III. Buraidah’s […]
March 22, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 33 and 34

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 33 Thul-Hijjah 25, 1329   When was ‘Ali and Aaron Described as the Two Stars?   It has not been clarified yet what you claim that he, peace be upon him and his progeny, used to describe ‘Ali and Aaron as the two stars which are alike; when did he do that?   Sincerely, S Letter 34 Thul-Hijjah 27, 1329   I. […]
March 15, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 45 and 46

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 45   6 Muharram, 1330   I. Resorting to Interpretation Following in the Footsteps of the Predecessors is Unavoidable   Had it not been for the caliphate of the Righteous Caliphs, which is correct beyond any doubt, we would not have had any choice other than accepting your view and interpreting this verse and others according to your own judgement, but to […]