The Shia and the Ahlul Bayt

Those intended by the word Ahlul Bayt are firstly the wives of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, which then extends to his children, uncles, and their sons radiya Llahu ‘anhum. The Shia, however, restrict the Ahlul Bayt to only four individuals: ‘Ali, Fatimah, Hassan, and Hussain radiya Llahu ‘anhum, even excluding ‘Ali’s radiya Llahu ‘anhu sons—aside from Hassan and Hussain—from the Ahlul Bayt, such as Muhammad ibn Hanafiyyah, Abu Bakr ibn ‘Ali, ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali, ‘Uthman ibn ‘Ali, ‘Abbas ibn ‘Ali, Jafar ibn ‘Ali, ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Ali, ‘Ubayd Allah ibn ‘Ali, Yahya ibn ‘Ali, as well as ‘Ali’s eighteen daughters according to one report and nineteen according to another. Even more astonishing is how they have unsympathetically excluded and disregarded all of Hassan’s radiya Llahu ‘anhu immediate offspring as being part of the Ahlul Bayt as well as those from amongst Hussain’s radiya Llahu ‘anhu progeny as it did not fit in with their ideology. It is for these reasons that they have declared the very progeny of their illustrious Imam Hussain radiya Llahu ‘anhu to be liars, immoral and even disbelievers or apostates. Thus the Shia consider a portion of Fatimah, a portion of ‘Ali, a portion of Hussain radiya Llahu ‘anhum, and a select nine Imams from the vast progeny of Hussain radiya Llahu ‘anhu up to Hassan al ‘Askari rahimahu Llah and the assumed Twelfth Imam—who is assumed to have been born—as being part of the Ahlul Bayt. It is only these whom the Shia consider to be the Ahlul Bayt, in stark contrast with the belief and practice of the Ahlus Sunnah wal Jama’ah who love and revere the entire Ahlul Bayt of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam–his wives, daughters, and family members from the Banu Hashim and Banu Muttalib– in accordance with the Prophetic guidance. This book seeks to highlight the meaning and implication of the term “Ahlul Bayt”, the amicable relationship between the Noble Companions and Pure Family of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and expose the manner in which the Shia have tarnished and dishonored the reputation of the Pure Family of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam.

 
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The Shia and the Ahlul Bayt

Definition of Ahlul Bayt

The Ahlul Bayt in the Qur’an

Definition of Shia

Shia opposition to the Ahlul Bayt

‘Ali’s opinion about the Sahabah

The progeny of ‘Ali and their opinion about the Sahabah

  Shia opposition to the Ahlul Bayt

 

Shia attitude towards the Sahabah

 

The attitude of the Ahlul Bayt towards Abu Bakr

The Khilafah of Abu Bakr al Siddiq

‘Ali following Abu Bakr in salah and accepting gifts from him

The role of Abu Bakr in the marriage of ‘Ali and Fatimah

Intermarriage between the Ahlul Bayt and the family of Abu Bakr

The Ahlul Bayt name their children Abu Bakr

The incident of Fadak

  The attitude of the Ahlul Bayt towards ‘Umar

The Ahlul Bayt praising ‘Umar

‘Ali marrying his daughter, Umm Kulthum, to ʿUmar ibn al Khattab

The reciprocal respect and veneration between ‘Umar and the Ahlul Bayt

The Ahlul Bayt’s love for ‘Umar and their pledging allegiance to him

Addendum ‘Abdullah ibn Saba’

How many are there who actually denied his existence?

  The position of the Ahlul Bayt regarding ‘Uthman

‘Ali pledging allegiance to ‘Uthman

‘Uthman’s relationship with the Ahlul Bayt

Addendum – Intermarrying between the Banu Hashim and Banu Umayyah

  The attitude of the Shia towards the three rightly guided Khalifas’

 

The valour of ‘Ali

 

The Muhaddithin and Fuqaha’ of the Shia

 

Sayyidah Fatimah becoming angry at Sayyidina ‘Ali

 

The attitude of the Ahlul Bayt towards those who harbour enmity for the al Khulafaʼ al Rashidin

 

The Shia and their lies in the name of the Ahlul Bayt.

 

Lies in the Name of Rasulullah: Mut’ah

What is Mut’ah?

How is Mut’ah done?

With who should Mut’ah take place?

How many women is Mut’ah permissible with?

How much should the dowry be?

How long should it take place for?

The permissibility of lending the female private part

The permissibility of renting out sexual services

The permissibility of sodomy (with females)

  Distorting the Shari’ah

 

The Imams

The appearance of the Long Awaited al Mahdi

Anomalous Masa’il

Anomalous and Bizarre

Tragicomedies

 

The impudence of the Shia towards the Ahlul Bayt

The impudence of the Shia towards the Prophet  salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam

The impudence of the Shia towards the other Ambiya’

 

Insulting the Ahlul Bayt

The son of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam

The daughters of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam

The cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam

Faṭimah – The daughter of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam

Ḥassan ibn ‘Ali

Ḥussain ibn ‘Ali

 

The remainder of the Ahlul Bayt

Zayn al ‘Abidin ‘Ali ibn Ḥussain

Muhammad al Baqir and his son

Musa al Kaẓim ibn Jafar

‘Ali ibn Musa al Rida

Muhammad al Jawwad ibn al Rida

‘Ali al Hadi ibn Muhammad al-Jawwad

 

Ahlul Bayt and the Shia

 

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