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Why can't our Sunni brothers agree to the curse of Muawiya ibn Abu Sufyan

Aisha reported: The Prophet (SAW) said, “Do not abuse the dead, for they have reached what they put forward.” In another narration, the Prophet said, “When your companion dies, then leave him alone ...
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How can the Hadith be reliable when Sunnis and Shia follow different points of reference?

I can only give an answer based on the sunni view, so anything i might say about shi'a is an assumption and should be approved or rejected by some of our shi'a bothers and sisters. Also note that -as ...
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What is the difference between Shia and Sunni Islam?

There are different ways of approaching this question and in every case much can be said about the differences between the Sunnis and Shias. Standard answers usually start by highlight the difference ...
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is Rohingya Genocide related to their religion?

As reported by different sources they are most likely Sunni Muslims, but this does not matter; this is a humanitarian disaster. Shame on world organizations
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Who belong to Ahle Bayt?

I have read this in Sahih Muslim, where Hussain bin Sabra asked the same question to the Prophet's companion, Zaid bin Arqam. Here is the answer to the same question. Bk 31, Number 5920: Yazid b. ...
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Meaning of Ulelamr

There is difference of opinion on this, the following interpretations have been related: It means the rulers ( أمراء ) who are appointed over people. This is because the previous verse instructs them:...
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Do only Shiites call Ali ibn Abi Talib "Imam"?

It is possible, but you can not be sure just because of it Ali ibn Abi Talib was an Imam for Sunnis as well: Caliphate is الإمامة الكبرى the caliph is the great Imam. Ali was one of the four rightly ...
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Do only Shiites call Ali ibn Abi Talib "Imam"?

As "Imam" in Arabic also means leader it is fine -from this perspective- to call 'Ali ibn Abi Talib an "imam". See also: What's the literal meanings of the word "Imam"?, What is the ...
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Marriage between different sects in Islam

Ask yourself this - Were Prophets Abraham, Moses, Jesus or Muhammad (Peace be upon all of them) part of any sect? As long as both families believe in the oneness of Allah SWT and that Prophet Muhammad ...
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According to Sunni belief, would 'Ali is the Wali' statement added to adhan and ikamah invalidate the salah?

It depends, a Zaydi Shia is different from an Imami Shia who is different from an Ismaili Shia. And there are differences even among individuals. Depending on the Aqa'id of the imam, he may be ...
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Why Shia and Sunnis Salat is different

Like any other contentious issue between the sects, this is not an easy question. Each opinion has sources for their preferred way. But like Muhammad Naveed Ashiq mentioned Shias rely on traditions ...
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Relation between the Ahl Bayt and Ahlu Sunnah in the early days

The following answer does not intend to hurt the feelings of our dear brothers and sisters of Ahle Sunna as we are all followers of the same religion. Ayatollah Sayed Ali Sistani, the great Shia ...
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What Is The Status Of Narrator Minhal Ibn Amr? Did Scholars Really Rejected His Narrations?

The people differed on him, although the majority seem to have considered him Thiqah. They include Yahya ibn Ma'in, an-Nasa'i, Al-'Ajli etc. Bukhari, Ibn Hibban and Ibn Khuzaimah have narrated from ...
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Can one Salaam between male & females?

In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful As a concise answer from the perspective of Shia Islam, in regards to saying hello (Salam) from a non-mahram man to a woman non-...
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Who is Abdullah Bin Saba' (عبد الله بن سبأ)? (Shia View)

Many of the classical and contemporary scholars are of the view that Shi‘ism or partisan support for ‘Ali (may Allah be pleased with him) began with the murder of ‘Uthmaan (may Allah be pleased with ...
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Why is there a difference of opinion on sex changes for transsexuals?

There's some inconsistency throughout Islam, with two diametrically opposite arguments. Transgender people are mistaken or confused In this interpretation, transgender people are victims, perhaps ...
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Who belong to Ahle Bayt?

Ahlul Bayt of Prophet Muhammad are regarded as the same as cloak people, namely: Ali, Fatimah, Hassan and Hussain (a.s.). There are many hadiths (Islamic traditions) which have been narrated by both ...
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Who belong to Ahle Bayt?

Generally speaking, when using the words ahl al-bayt (people of the house, Arabic: أهل البيت), the wives and daughters are included. When Allah ﷻ sent the angels over to Ibrāhīm and they gave him and ...
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What is the difference between Shia and Sunni Islam?

All the Muslims agree that Allah is One, Muhammad (SAW) is His last Prophet, the Qur’an is His last Book for mankind, and that one day Allah will resurrect all human beings, and they will be ...
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What is the reason behind many Muslim brothers turning their face right and left in Salah after the 2nd rakat?

The Sunni tradition is based on the following ahadith: https://sunnah.com/muslim/5/153: (22)Chapter: The salam to exit the prayer when one has finished and how it is done 'Amir b. Sa'd ...
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Why Shia and Sunnis Salat is different

As Shia religion is based on teaching on IMAM JAFFAR SADIQ(AS) and Imam(AS) is the grandson of IMAM ALI (AS).. The way RASOOL ALLAH (SAWW) teaches to Mola Ali (AS) they delivered to their grandson ...
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Hazrat Umar and bibi Fatima incident

Sunnis consider the "incident" to be fabricated with the intention to slander Abu Bakr and Umar. In Shia books which claim this incident, it is not recorded with a sound chain of narrators, so ...
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Was Idris 1 a Sunni or Shi’a?

Idris 1 was founder of the Idrisid dynasty which according to the wiki page were Zaydi-Shia. According to Rawd-al-Qirtas and The Muqaddimah, Idris was a Zaydi Shia: 'Other Zaydis say that the imam ...
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What alternative do Sunni Muslims have today to Shiite system of Ijtihad?

The Sunni school alternative to the Shi'as' ijithād is also called ijtihād (independent reasoning), and it may be done by scholars who are alive or may have been done by scholars over the centuries (...
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Question about guest of hazrat A'isha R.A?

What's to explain? The Qur'an is very clear about this: 4 And those who accuse chaste women and then do not produce four witnesses - lash them with eighty lashes and do not accept from them testimony ...
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Question about guest of hazrat A'isha R.A?

I will add to goldPseudo's answer that the literal hadith only says that the man was hosted as a guest of Aisha. This does not mean that he was lodged in the same house where Aisha lived and slept ...
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Is there a Shia book that analyses all Sunni hadeeth or raavi (narrator of hadees)

Yes, there are many books on this subject. Book "الصحیحان فی المیزان"; Its author is Seyyed Ali Hosseini Milani and its publisher is the Center for Islamic Facts. Book; It examines and ...
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Hazrat Umar and bibi Fatima incident

Sunnis believe that this is a lie spun to degrade the Ahle Bait and to malign the Sahaba. Ali, the Lion of Allah, whose bravery and strength is unmatched, would never have let such a thing happen on ...
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What is the Shia view of Abdullah Ibn Umar?

Concise answer: Abdullah ibn umar (the son of second Caliph), did not swear allegiance to Imam Ali (a.s.). Although he was not from Imam Ali’s enemies. He did not support of Imam’s opponents, and so ...
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