The prohibition of cursing the Sahabah and the dreadful consequences thereof by Hafiz Diyaʼ al-Din al-Maqdisi

What great foresight was Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam blessed with that he was able to discern that such malicious people will arise who will make his pure and noble companions targets of criticism. Instead of pondering over their own mistakes and weaknesses, they will search for faults amongst the first group of the pious predecessors. This is why Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam said with great emphasis: “Fear Allah! Fear Allah regarding my Sahabah! Do not make them a target for your criticism after me.” This book sets out to emphasize the clear prohibitions in this regard as well as the dreadful consequences thereof

 
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Ahadith of Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam prohibiting insulting, reviling and speaking ill of his illustrious Sahabah

 

Explanation and implication of the verse of Surah al-Hashr

 

Statements of great personalities of the Ahlul Bayt regarding the Sahabah

     Statements of Sayyiduna `Ali regarding Sayyidina Abu Bakr and `Umar

     Hassan ibn Muhammad ibn Hanafiyyah

     Zayd ibn `Ali ibn Husayn

     Muhammad al-Baqir ibn `Ali ibn Hussain

     Hasan ibn Hassan ibn `Ali

     `Abdullah ibn Hassan ibn Hassan ibn `Ali

The curse of Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas

The curse of Sa`id ibn Musayyib

Sayyidina `Ammar ibn Yasir

 

Statements and Verdicts of other senior a’immah and scholars of Islam

     Verdict of Abu al-Ahwas

     Verdict of `Abd Allah ibn Mus`ab

     Verdict of `Abd al Rahman ibn `Abza

     Verdict of Imam Malik ibn Anas

     Another verdict of Imam Malik ibn Anas

     Verdict of Sufyan ibn `Uyaynah

     Verdict of Ismail ibn Qasim

 

Hair-raising incidents regarding the dreadful fate of those who reviled the Sahabah

1.Man speaks after his death and cannot recite the kalimah

2.Man speaks after death

3.Another speaks after death

4.A man is transformed into a pig

5.Slaughtered in a dream on the instruction of Rasulullah

6.Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam foretells the rude man’s death in a dream

7.Slaughtered in a dream by Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam

8.Slaughtered in a dream on the instruction of Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam

9.Man attacked and killed by bees

10.Man stoned to death to death in a dream on the instruction of Rasulullah

11.Imam transformed into a dog

12.Man’s hands and feet tied up in the grave

13.A Qari cannot recite the kalimah at the time of death

14.Noises of dogs fighting with each other heard from their cemetery

15.Body transformed into a pig after his death

16.Body was severely deformed after death, so no ghusl was given

17.Man transformed into a pig after his death

18.`Ali takes revenge in a dream and gorges out his eye

19.Water on the day of Qiyamah turns to foul smelling pus and blood

20.Abu Bakr and `Umar grab a man and take him to the brink of Jahannum

21.A Christian king orders the Shi`ah to be removed from his court

22.Exhortation of a learned man

23.Jew refuses to accept Islam due to certain Shi`ah beliefs

24.Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam makes duaʼ for a sinner.

25.Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam assists a man

26.A dog speaks