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November 9, 2017

Chapter Eight – The Doctrine of Tinah

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Chapter Eight The Doctrine of Tinah   This is one of their secretive beliefs regarding which they emphasise that it should be kept a secret even from their laymen. Because if a lay Shia comes to learn of it he will intentionally commit major sins in order to acquire the temporary pleasures of this world due to him knowing that the evil consequences […]
November 9, 2017

Chapter Seven – The Doctrine of Bada’

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Chapter Seven The Doctrine of Bada’   One of the fundamental beliefs of the Twelvers is believing in Bada’ regarding Allah subhanahu wa ta ‘ala, they have exaggerated so much in this regard that they have said the following:   ما عبد الله بشيء مثل البداء Allah has not been worshiped with anything better than Bada’.[1]   They also say:   ما عظم […]
November 9, 2017

Chapter Six – The Doctrine of Zuhur (Emergence)

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Chapter Six The Doctrine of Zuhur (Emergence)   This refers to the emergence of the Imams for some people after their demise and their subsequent return to their graves. Al Majlisi has established a chapter by the title, Chapter regarding them emerging after their deaths and extraordinary things occurring at their hands.[1] Hence according to the Shia the Imams can emerge after their […]
November 9, 2017

Chapter Five – Raj’ah (The Return)

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Chapter Five Raj’ah (The Return)   Raj’ah is one of the fundamentals of the Shiadogma, one of their narrations state:   ليس منا من لم يؤمن بكرتنا He who does not believe in our return is not from amongst us.[1]   And Ibn Babawayh mentions the following in his al I’tiqadat:   واعتقادنا في الرجعة أنها حق Our belief regarding the Raj’ah is […]
November 3, 2017

The Representation of the Hidden Mahdi

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The Representation of the Hidden Mahdi   The foundations of the doctrine of occultation became firmly grounded, as has passed, and the existence of a representative who could be entrusted with the responsibility of taking charge of the affairs of the Ummah and who could serve as an intermediary and the Bab to the Imam, who was absent in the basement, the mountains […]