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Yes, this is true. I could mention: Abu-Bakrs in the offspring of Imam Ali: Abu-Bakr, son of Imam Ali may Allah be pleased with him and honor his face himself and his wife Laila bint (daughter of) Mas'ud.1 Abu-Bakr, son of Imam Hasan bin Ali may Allah be pleased with both Omars in the offspring of Imam Ali: Omar, son of Imam Ali himself and his wife Um ...


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According to Shia Islam that hadith is not authentic and is fabricated. (explain). Do Shia believe that these three righteous caliphs will end up in Paradise? No, Shia does not have such a belief. **Do they believe that this Hadith is not correct? ** Yes, Shia believe this hadith is not authentic and is fabricated. If they do believe this, what are the ...


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Muslims divided into two teams because of this: The first team A.k.a Shia are who believe that the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) selected Ali ibn Abi Talib as a caliph after him in various situations, the most famous one is Hadith Al-Ghadeer: O people, Allah the Most Kind the Omniscient has told me that no apostle lives to more than half the age of him who ...


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The hadith of the pond of Khumm (Arabic: حدیث غدیر خم) has multiple versions, and a multitude of interpretations based on these different versions. The Sunni view is that the hadith is not an indication, implicitly or explicitly, of successorship, regardless of its authenticity. The answer below is solely from a Sunni point of view. Background information ...


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In the name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful According to Shia's viewpoint there must not be anyone except Allah to has the authority to assign the successor of the prophet. Accordingly I reckon the answer of your question is ‘God’. Thus as you mentioned in your explanation part of the question, the mentioned verse of Holy Quran could ...


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When we look into the personality of both people and what they stand for, we will understand why Hussain ibn Ali was not willing to pay allegiance to Yazid ibn Muawiyah. InshAllah, we will also understand the bigger picture of the tragedy which unfolded in Kerbala after Hussain refused to pay allegiance. Who is Hussain ibn Ali? He is the grandson of the ...


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It is obligatory on the Muslims to appoint an Imam over themselves who will administer Allah's Laws: arbitrate disputes, execute hudud and qisas, collect and distribute zakat, organize jihad, lead the hajj and the congregations of eid etc. Qurtubi in his tafsir writes that there is no dispute among the ummah that it is obligatory to appoint a caliph: ...


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(This answer is according to Shia Islam) A Caliph is appointed by Allah and no matter if people support him or not. Even if no one support and follow him he is still considered Caliph in view of Allah even if people do not consider him as Caliph. In fact the definition of Caliph is not who people select him. But it is who God select him and recognize him as ...


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Salaam It must be considered that Uthman was not killed by a single person, whom can be sentenced to death by the Islamic ruler. Massive revolution by the Muslims, ultimately, led to death of Uthman. Therefore, Imam Ali (PBHU) could not punish tens of thousands of revolutionary people. A revolution that Uthman himself was not blameless in creating it. In ...


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Why Imam Hussain (a.s.) did not swear allegiance? (To Yazid) Seemingly, this is a question which was asked Imam Hussein over and over. You can see a brief response of this as it has shown in below: 1: Incapability and corruption 2: fear of Islam ruin 3: corruption of governorship 4: high pitched (the name of Allah) and aiding his religion ...


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Only a specific group of relatives of the Prophet are considered to be Ahl-ul-Bayt. When Shias refer to Ahl-ul-Bayt they do not mean all relatives of the Prophet but this specific group. As authentic Hadith confirm, Ahl-ul-Bayt are the direct family members of the Prophet: Ali ibn Abi Talib, Fatimah bint Muhammad and their two sons Hassan and Hussain ibn ...


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This names are usually used by Sunni Muslims to try to prove Imam Ali a.s. loved the Sunni Caliphs and named his children after them. About the Kuniyah Abubakr: About Abubakr it is not a name to be given by father of one to the child. Abubakr is a Kuniyah (title) which is given to one by people. Any one called Abubakr has another name. Also Abubakr was a ...


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يُحَدِّثُ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، قَالَ كَانَتْ رَايَةُ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم سَوْدَاءَ وَلِوَاؤُهُ أَبْيَضَ . قَالَ أَبُو عِيسَى هَذَا حَدِيثٌ حَسَنٌ غَرِيبٌ مِنْ هَذَا الْوَجْهِ مِنْ حَدِيثِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ . ... Narrated Ibn 'Abbas: "The flag of the Messenger of Allah (saws) was black, and his standard was white." [Abu 'Eisa said:] ...


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The Kalifah is chosen by Ahlul Ikhtiar, and the requirements of the Kalifah are the following: Must be Muslim Must be Mature Must be Sane Must be a freeman and not a slave Must be knowledgeable Must be Righteous Must be a Male/Man Have prudence in opinion/ Wisdom Must have firm qualities, like bravery and fairness Must have a healthy body and ...


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Not really, since the primary reason Shi'ites consider Ali the rightful successor to the prophet rather than Abu Bakr, Umar and/or Uthman isn't because of (or at least not exclusively because of) the Ahl-ul-Bayt argument you're trying to defuse, rather it's because of the hadith of Ghadir Khumm: Of whomsoever I had been Master, Ali here is to be his ...


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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful Briefly speaking, De facto, Othman was not murdered by just an individual, that he/she can be able to be punished by Islamic ruler, but there was a great revolution from Muslims that ultimately was led in murdering of him. As a result, Imam Ali (a.s.) couldn’t punish tens thousands of ...


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Shia sources say it is complied in reverse order in A'laam ad-Dyn fi sifat al Mu'minyn (page 117) أعلام الدين في صفات المؤمنين by al-Hassan ibn abi al-Hassan ad-Daylami ﺍﻟﺤﺴﻦ ﺑﻦ ﺃﺑﻲ ﺍﻟﺤﺴﻦ ﺍﻟﺪﻳﻠﻤﻲ as a statement of 'Ali ibn abi Talib (see here) and in al-Majlesi's محمد باقر المجلسي Bihar al-Anwar بحار الأنوار (see here) : مَنْ وَعَظَ أَخَاهُ سِرًّا ...


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Because he died as an infant or was still-born There are 2 ideas about when Muhsin died: He was still born He died as an infant. From Wikipedia: In Shi'a belief, he was the unborn child of Fatimah miscarried after she was crushed behind a door during the events of Umar at Fatimah's house, when Umar and Abu Bakr attacked Fatima and Ali's house in order ...


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The only verse I know of is this: "O you who have believed, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority among you. And if you disagree over anything, refer it to Allah and the Messenger, if you should believe in Allah and the Last Day. That is the best [way] and best in result." (Quran: 4:59) As you can see, it does not really mention ...


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ALL the personalities that you mentioned to support the claim that it's only God that can elect leaders for the Muslims are Prophets, who are divinely ordained by God to guide mankind. We can't use those verses to then argue that Abubakar, Umar, Usman and Ali and indeed any subsequent caliph/ruler must be specially commissioned by God before they can be ...


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As Mujahid (مجاهد) has pointed out, there are various lists of qualifications in old sources. All the Sunni law schools agree that the Imam/khalifa must be from the family of the Prophet (ahl al-bayt), in the sense that he must at the very least be from the Quraysh. This invalidates the spurious claim of the Ottomon sultans to be caliphs (to say nothing of ...


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A very good question indeed! First let me say you can find some good point about ruling in Islam here and here, in shaa' Allah. But to answer your question I found the following Ahadeeth from the Sunni books to which I had access: Narrated Abdullah: Allah's Apostle said to us, "You will see after me, selfishness (on the part of other people) and other ...


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