“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)



The final name we will touch upon is Muhammed [al-Asghar] who had the Kunya (honorific tile) of Abu Bakr. This is arguably one of the ones which is the most controversial, given that a Kunya is a honorific title, rather than a mere name. There were also few ‘Abu Bakrs’ […]

Muhammed [al-Asghar] ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib – Kunya Abu ...



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 ...


What many adherents of the modern Salafi movement may not know is that Ibn Taymiyyah permitted bowing down to Idols, with the intention one was not actually prostrating to them, but to Allah, when they felt fear or lived in a polytheist dominated region.  Some of our dear readers from […]

Ibn Taymiyyah: Permissible to bow to Idols under Taqiyyah