Sayyidina Muawiyah- Dispelling distortions of History

December 2, 2014

Closing remarks

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Closing remarks Respected readers! By the grace of Allah! It has become apparent that the objections and criticisms levelled against Sayyidina Muawiyah radiya Llahu ‘anhu are weak and feeble. In conclusion, I would like to present to all the cynics, the advice of Sayyidina Rabi’ ibn ‘Amir radiya Llahu ‘anhu:   معاوية بن ابى سفيان ستر اصحاب رسول الله فاذا كشف الرجل السترا […]
December 2, 2014

Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah as a scribe of wahi

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Sayyidina Muawiyah as a scribe of wahi   The antagonists of Sayyidina Muawiyah radiya Llahu ‘anhu, in addition to their other allegations against Sayyidina Muawiyah radiya Llahu ‘anhu, also assert that he was never a scribe of wahi. We will now clarify any misgivings on the matter. In Makkah, when Islam first began amongst the Quraysh, there were only seventeen individuals who could […]
December 2, 2014

The al-Khulafaʼ al-Rashidin are four

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The al Khulafaʼ al Rashidin are four We will now mention a few statements of well known and reputable scholars to prove this declaration. Imam al Tahawi Imam Abu Jafar al Tahawi rahimahu Llah (d. 321A.H) has written the following under the beliefs regarding the caliphate:   و نثبت الخلافة بعد رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم اولا لابى بكر الصديق رضى […]
December 2, 2014

The claim that the khilafah of Muawiyah was not worthy of being followed

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The claim that the caliphate of Muawiyah was not worthy of being followed It is claimed that the rule of Sayyidina Muawiyah radiya Llahu ‘anhu did not bear any resemblance to the era of the al Khulafaʼ al Rashidin (Rightly Guided Khalifas) and therefore is not worthy of being followed. On the contrary, the rule of ‘Umar ibn ‘Abd al ’Aziz rahimahu Llah […]
December 2, 2014

The accusation of an illusory truce

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The accusation of an illusory truce Some attempt to use the words of the hadith: هدنة على دخن There will be an illusory truce To undermine the truce between Sayyidina Hassan radiya Llahu ‘anhu and Sayyidina Muawiyah radiya Llahu ‘anhu. A few points need to be taken note of in reply to this distortion.   1. The truce was fulfilment of the glad […]