Shi’ism

February, 2019

January, 2019

  • 28 January

    Affording the Greatest Respect to the Blessed Family of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)

    The incident below highlights the highest level of respect which Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) would show to the blessed family of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam): During the period of his khilaafah, Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) made mashwarah with the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) and consulted them in regard to how the …

  • 21 January

    Honouring the Azwaaj-e-Mutahharaat

    Hazrat Aslam (rahimahullah), the slave of Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), reports that Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had nine special platters reserved for sending gifts to the Azwaaj-e-Mutahharaat (respected wives of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) and mothers of the ummah). Hazrat Aslam (rahimahullah) mentioned that whenever any delicacy, fruit or meat …

  • 14 January

    The Love of Hazrat Haarithah bin Nu’maan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) for Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) and the Ahl-e-Bayt

    Hazrat Haarithah bin Nu’maan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was a wealthy Sahaabi of the Ansaar who lived in Madinah Munawwarah. Allah Ta‘ala had blessed him with such generosity and love for the Ahl-e-Bayt that his heart could be aptly described as a heart of gold. Whenever Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) married, Hazrat …

  • 2 January

    Hazrat Abu Hurairah’s (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Reverence for Hazrat Hasan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Hazrat Sa‘eed bin Abi Sa‘eed Al-Maqburi (rahimahullah) narrates the following incident: On one occasion, we were present with Hazrat Abu Hurairah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) when Hazrat Hasan bin ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) came to us and greeted us with salaam. When the group heard him make salaam, they replied, after which Hazrat …

December, 2018

  • 31 December

    Concern for Hazrat Husain (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Below is an incident which exemplifies the profound love and concern that the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) had for the Ahl-e-Bayt. We clearly see, from this incident, that Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Ja’far (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and his beloved mother, Hazrat Asmaa bint ‘Umais (radhiyallahu ‘anha), showed great concern …

  • 24 December

    The Concern and Love of the Sahaabah for the Ahl-e-Bayt

    The Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) were an embodiment of love and they displayed the highest degree of love for each other at every opportunity. This conduct of deep concern and love for each other was natural within them, as they regarded themselves to belong to one brotherhood of Islam. When they …

  • 17 December

    Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Defending Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

    When the Shi‘ah speak of the relationship between Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), they paint a picture of enmity and claim that Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) hated Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). However, from the incident below, we will realize that these allegations are completely false as …

  • 10 December

    Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) being more Pleased with Hazrat ‘Abbaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Accepting Islam than his own Father

    The following incident depicts the extent of concern and love that Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had for the beloved uncle of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), Hazrat ‘Abbaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). He deeply desired that Hazrat ‘Abbaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) embrace Islam and expressed that he would be more happy with his Islam …