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Who are the Ahlul Bayt?
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Introduction

 

All praise is due to Allah Lord of the worlds, salutations and peace upon the Seal of the Messengers and the leader of those who strive in Allah’s way, Muhammad ibn ‘Abdullah, and upon his family and Companions, and whoever follows him until the Day of Resurrection.

Indeed Allah subhanahu wa ta ‘ala has warned of concealing the truth. Allah says:

 

إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَكْتُمُوْنَ مَا أَنزَلْنَا مِنَ الْبَيِّنَاتِ وَالْهُدَىٰ مِن بَعْدِ مَا بَيَّنَّاهُ لِلنَّاسِ فِي الْكِتَابِ أُولَٰئِكَ يَلْعَنُهُمُ اللَّهُ وَيَلْعَنُهُمُ اللَّاعِنُوْنَ

Indeed, those who conceal what We sent down of clear proofs and guidance after We made it clear for the people in the Scripture, those are cursed by Allah and cursed by those who curse.[1]

 

The implication of this verse makes it incumbent upon me to explain whatever I know to be the truth, as Allah has stated:

 

الَّذِيْنَ يُبَلِّغُوْنَ رِسَالَاتِ اللَّهِ وَيَخْشَوْنَهُ وَلَا يَخْشَوْنَ أَحَدًا إِلَّا اللَّهَ ۗ وَكَفَىٰ بِاللَّهِ حَسِيْبًا

Those who convey the messages of Allah and fear Him and do not fear anyone but Allah. And sufficient is Allah as Accountant.[2]

 

This conveying if it is accepted then this is what I wished for, Allah says:

 

الَّذِيْنَ يَسْتَمِعُوْنَ الْقَوْلَ فَيَتَّبِعُوْنَ أَحْسَنَهُ أُولَٰئِكَ الَّذِيْنَ هَدَاهُمُ اللَّهُ وَأُولَٰئِكَ هُمْ أُولُو الْأَلْبَابِ

Who listen to speech and follow the best of it. Those are the ones Allah has guided, and those are people of understanding.[3]

 

If it is not accepted then Allah says:

 

لَّسْتَ عَلَيْهِم بِمُصَيْطِرٍ

You are not over them a controller.[4]

 

O reader! In a day and age wherein falsehood is widespread I deem it necessary to clarify the truth for one whose objective is Allah and the abode of the hereafter.

O reader! The scholars of the Shia—may Allah guide us and them to the truth—deduce from the Hadith al Thaqalayn that the Ahlus Sunnah do not follow the Ahlul Bayt, and they do not hold onto what they came with, and instead they follow their enemies.

In order for the reality to be uncovered and for this confusion to be eradicated, and so that it becomes clear who truly loves and adheres to the Ahlul Bayt as opposed to those who hate and bear enmity towards them; I have written these few words.

I forward gratitude and recognition to those from whose precious writings I benefitted on this topic; in particular Sheikh Salih ibn ‘Abdullah al Darwish, Judge of the public bench in Qatif. He has indeed favoured me by writing a foreword to this book of mine. I ask that Allah makes him share in the reward with me.

Dear reader and one in search of the truth, cast your blind following and fanaticism to the side and read with an open mind and foresight so that the truth may become manifest to you, by the permission of Allah.

May the salutations and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.

 

Abu al Khalifah ‘Ali Muhammad al Qadibi

Al Qadibiyyah

Bahrain

2008

 

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[1] Surah al Baqarah: 159

[2] Surah al Ahzab: 39

[3] Surah al Zumar: 18

[4] Surah al Ghashiyah: 22

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