Taken from: https://ballandalus.wordpress.com/2013/11/10/misrepresenting-karbala-a-response-to-dr-yasir-qadhi/comment-page-1/   “A refutation of Dr Yasir Qadhi’s view of Kerbala. On November 10th 2013 (6th of Muharram 1435), Dr. Yasir Qadhi—a prominent Muslim cleric and public intellectual—gave a speech in which he sought to explore the historical dimensions of the massacre at Karbala in 680 A.D., in […]

‘Kerbala: A historic analysis’ – Response to Yasir Qadhi

Arguably one of the most contentious issues in Sunni-Shia discourse today concerns the honorific titles of three of the children of Imam Ali, Imam al-Hasan, and Imam al-Hussain (asws). According to a number of historians, both Shia and Sunni, each of the first three Imams had a child who bore […]

Did Imam Ali name his son Abu Bakr?

“Therefore remember Me, I will remember you, and be thankful to Me, and do not be ungrateful to Me. “[2:152]    COMMENTARY by Alama Muhammed Hussain Tabatabai’ from al-Mizan Allãh first mentioned His favour on the Muslims that He sent to them a Prophet from among them – a favour […]

Al-Mizan Tafseer: “Therefore remember Me, I will remember you, and ...

In the name of Allah, the beneficent, the merciful. We hope to perform a thorough, holistic and extensive examination on Salafi Aqeedah in the near future, inshAllah. However, we feel it is pertinent to bring to the attention of our dear readers the accusation that Allah, the Almighty, has two […]

Salafi Aqeedah: Allah sees with his two eyes (Nauzibullah)

Ali ibn Abi Talib had a son named Umar who is said to have been a matyr in the tragedy of Kerbala. Once again, we will employ the same approach we had done when analysing the name ‘Uthman’ , putting side jumping hastily to any conclusions based on fourteenth-century polemics […]

Umar ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib

Hadith-at-Thaqalayn (حديث الثقلين) is a topic of fierce debate between Shia and Sunni Muslims. The interpretation of this tradition has enormous ramifications in virtually every fundamental branch in Islam. Did the Prophet ﷺ  merely recommend his Ummah to take care of his Ahlulbayt, or was it a statement with far […]

Thaqalayn (Hadith) (حديث الثقلين) the real Sunni view

We wish to bring to the attention of our dear readers a bizarre ruling made by ibn Taymiyyah. In this Fatwah he explicitly states it is an innovation to rule out that Allah , the Almighty is a physical thing, and thus essentially believes it is possible that he is. […]

Ibn Taymiyyah: It is possible for Allah, the Almighty to ...