The question concerning the worship of Allah (God) has provoked skepticism and generated strong opinion among Muslims and non-Muslims alike. When you begin to discuss the importance of worshipping God, there are many who question why an all-powerful, all-knowing, needless creator requires our worship, and why he punishes mankind if […]

“O Allah! I worship you because you are worthy of ...

“The revolution of Imam Hussain (as): Its specialities and focal points” by Ayatullah Khamenei (Original Arabic page posted at the bottom of the post) ‘There is a strange bid’ah that people have lately invented, in the method of ziyarah. As you know, all the Imams (as) used to visit the pure grave […]

Ayatullah Khamanei condemns crawling to shrines

Taken from:   “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

  Saying/Sermon  1: Amir al-Mu’mineen (as) has said:  ‘Paradise is for those who maintain sincerity in worshipping Allah and in prayer to Him. Whatever they see does not occupy their heart. Whatever they hear does not make them forget to speak of Allah and they do not feel depressed because […]

Five thought-provoking sayings and sermons of Ali b. Abi Talib

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)