Answering the Baseless Shi`i Allegations Against Sayyiduna `Uthman

November 23, 2015

Introduction

 BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Introduction   The Sahabah radiya Llahu ‘anhum of Rasulullah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam are the best of creation after the ambiya’ ‘alayh al Salam, and their virtues and merits have been expounded in numerous verses of the Noble Qur’an. Furthermore, Rasulullah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam has described their salient features in an abundance of narrations. Yet, despite their virtue being engrained […]
November 23, 2015

Objection of not participating in the Battle of Badr

 BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents     Objection of not participating in the Battle of Badr   The opposition raise this objection with regards to the third Khalifah, Sayyidina ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan radiya Llahu ‘anhu, that in Islam the Battle of Badr has great virtue and importance. Sayyidina ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan radiya Llahu ‘anhu on the other hand did not participate in it. In this way, he was deprived […]
November 23, 2015

Objection for fleeing from the Battle of Uhud

 BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Objection for fleeing from the Battle of Uhud   Those who criticise Sayyidina ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan radiya Llahu ‘anhu have mentioned that in the Battle of Uhud, Sayyidina ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan radiya Llahu ‘anhu was among those Sahabah who fled from the battlefield; and it is forbidden in Islam to flee the battlefield.   Answer The senior scholars of history have mentioned that […]
November 23, 2015

Objection for not Participating in the Pledge of Ridwan

 BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Objection for not Participating in the Pledge of Ridwan   Those who criticise Sayyidina ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan radiya Llahu ‘anhu level a third objection against him that he did not participate in the pledge of Ridwan. Therefore, he was deprived of this significant virtue.   Answer This objection was levelled against Sayyidina ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan radiya Llahu ‘anhu early in Islam and the […]
November 23, 2015

Objection of Performing Four Raka`at in Mina

 BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Objection of Performing Four Raka‘at in Mina   An objection is levelled against Sayyidina ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan radiya Llahu ‘anhu that on the occasion of hajj, he performed four Raka’at in Mina, whereas a traveller is commanded to perform two Raka’at instead of four.   Answer This is an old objection that is levelled against the action of Sayyidina ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan radiya […]