Ali bin Abi Talib, the son of the Prophet's {Peace Be Upon Him} uncle, was the first Imam for the Shi'a, and the fourth of the Rightly Guided Khulafa' for the Sunni.

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What did the prophet said about whom the first caliph should be?

As I know, there is an ongoing discussion on who the first caliph should be, but what did the holy prophet Muhammed s.a.s. said about this matter? What was his commandment? Is there a safe source for ...
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Why are the Panjatan-e-Pak distinctly spoken of?

The Panjatan-e-Pak, from an Islamic perspective, are highly revered by majority of the Islamic Schools and are spoken of quite distinctly (based on observation and various other sources). What is the ...
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Are Muslim Not Suppose to Give Nickname to each other?

Awuthubilahiminasheydanirajim, Bisimilahirahmanirahim, I remember one hadith mentioned that our beloved Prophet Mohammad (pbu) went masjid to find Ali when he was lying and sleeping in the masjid ...
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Why Sunnies put “Karram Allahu Wajhah” after name of Ali ibn Abi Talib?

Sunni brothers normally use "Rathi Allahu Anh" after the name of Sahaba of prophet Muhammad (PBUH). But in many cases use "Karram Allahu Wajhah" for Ali ibn Abi Talib. For instance on some tiles of ...
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Is it accepted by sunni scholars Imam Ali a.s had Keramat?

The story of death of Salman Al-Farsi r.a. the Persian Sahabi of prophet is mentioned in different Shia books like this reference. It includes that Imam Ali passed a long distance in very short period ...
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Abu-Bakrs, Omars, and 'Aishas in the offspring of Imam Ali

I heard that in the offspring of Imam Ali bin Abu-Talib (may Allah be pleased with him and honor his face), there were ones who were called: Abu-Bakr Omar 'Aisha Is this true? could you mention ...
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Did Imam Ali (RA) reach the skies before the Prophet did, according to the Shi'a?

I have heard from a Shi'a friend that when the Prophet ascended to the skies to meet Allah at the night of Esraa and Miraj, Imam Ali (RA) was already there and was presented to the Prophet by God. Is ...
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Why did Ayesha battle with Ali (a.s) in the Battle of the Camel (Jamal)

Many Sunni references point to the fact that Ayesha, along with some of the companions of the Prophet (saws) such as Talha and Zubair entered into a battle with Ali (a.s). References : History ...
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Was Hazrat Ali (RA) born inside the kabba with the walls cracked?

I heard that Imam Ali (May Allah be pleased with him) was born inside the Ka'bah, that is the walls cracked and he was delivered inside the kaabah. My question is what is the validity of this story ...