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Did our Imams explicitly curse Abu Bakr & Umar?

Did our Imams explicitly curse Abu Bakr & Umar? 1185 913 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: Is there evidence that our pure Imams (peace be upon them) cursed Abu Bakr and Umar, by name?  Did the imams (peace be upon them) prevent their followers from cursing the enemies of Allah to preserve the so-called Islamic unity? Can ‘Sunnis’ and Shi’a ever be united? ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless…

What is your position on the Zoroastrian Magian religion?

What is your position on the Zoroastrian Magian religion? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: What is the Shiite position on the Zoroastrian religion? … with proof and detailed answers … with the support of the answer from the Hadiths of the Ahlul-bait, peace be upon them. ANSWER: In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and damn their enemies. The Magians, Zoroastrians, their religion is heavenly…

Was Imam Ali fat and bald?

Was Imam Ali fat and bald? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: There are narrations – that I feel are fabricated by Nasibis – which say that Imam Ali, Ibn Abi-Talib (peace be upon them), was fat and bald. Some claim that he is also short. Is there any truth to such claims?  What are the true characteristics of Allah’s Lion, the Commander of the Faithful, Ali Ibn Abi-Talib (peace be…

Is Islam biased against women?

Is Islam biased against women? 150 150 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION: As a Muslim, I feel obliged to question the discrepancies, in terms of rights, between men and women in our religion. Why is it that a woman’s testimony is worth half as much as a man’s? Why does a woman only receive half as much inheritance compared to a man? Why does a woman receive half the indemnity money…

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Did the Imams curse their enemies by name? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did the Imams curse their enemies by name?

QUESTION: I was discussing with a Shi’a about Abu Bakr, Omar, Uthman and Aisha. He said to me: “I challenge you to bring me…

Did Abu Bakr, Omar & Uthman attempt to assassinate the Prophet? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did Abu Bakr, Omar & Uthman attempt to assassinate the Prophet?

QUESTION: What is the proof that Abu Bakr, and Omar, and Uthman, attempted to assassinate the Prophet (may Allah’s blessings be upon him and…

Was the Prophet intimate with Lady Mariyah on Hafsa’s day? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Was the Prophet intimate with Lady Mariyah on Hafsa’s day?

QUESTION: What is the correct exegesis for the first three verses of surah Tahrīm, as we find that Tafsir al-Burhan says that the messenger…

Why Don’t You Leave A’isha Alone? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why Don’t You Leave A’isha Alone?

QUESTION: There are some who say that ‘Aisha is a family member, included amongst the Household of the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon…

Why do we raise our hands to the sky while there is no physical place for Allah? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why do we raise our hands to the sky while there is no physical place for Allah?

QUESTION: What’s the philosophy behind raising the hands to the sky or looking at it while praying or when we say Ya Allah ?…

Did the Prophet torture those who opposed him? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did the Prophet torture those who opposed him?

QUESTION: In the past, I was watching one of your lectures where you mentioned the narrations from Anas bin Malik (May Allah revile him)…

Is it permissible to call directly upon Imam Ali? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Is it permissible to call directly upon Imam Ali?

QUESTION: Is it permissible to say, ‘Ya Ali enrich me’ or ‘cure me’? Or, should the phrase be altered to: O Allah! Verily I…

How can Fatima (peace be upon her) own the right of Fadak, while women do not inherit according to the Shīʻah? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

How can Fatima (peace be upon her) own the right of Fadak, while women do not inherit according to the Shīʻah?

QUESTION: Al-Shaykh al-Kulaynī authored a chapter titled Women do not inherit anything from property’ where he narrated from al-Imam Abū Jaʻfar al-Bāqir (peace be…

Do ‘Sunni’ sources mention that Abu Bakr cursed Ali? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Do ‘Sunni’ sources mention that Abu Bakr cursed Ali?

QUESTION: Has it been reported in any narration that Abu Bakr, Omar and Uthman used to insult, curse or swear at Imam Ali (may…

Does the Noble Quran have clarifications for all things? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Does the Noble Quran have clarifications for all things?

QUESTION: Concerning these two verses: And We have sent down upon you the Book as clarification for all things.Qur’an 16:90 In fact, the Quran…

Did Zaid bin Ali innovate the term ‘Rafida’? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did Zaid bin Ali innovate the term ‘Rafida’?

QUESTION: Who made up the term ‘Rafida’? Was it Zaid, son of Ali? And is it true that he used to befriend Abu Bakr…

What is your position on the Zoroastrian Magian religion? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is your position on the Zoroastrian Magian religion?

QUESTION: What is the Shiite position on the Zoroastrian religion? … with proof and detailed answers … with the support of the answer from…

Would you dare curse the Prophet’s wife in front of him? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Would you dare curse the Prophet’s wife in front of him?

QUESTION: If you were alive during the era of the Prophet (may Allah blessings be upon him and his Family), would you have dared…

What is the evidence for celebrating death anniversaries of certain individuals? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

What is the evidence for celebrating death anniversaries of certain individuals?

QUESTION: What is the evidence for celebrating the death anniversaries of certain individuals in history (e.g. Abu Bakr, Umar, etc.)? ANSWER: In the Name…

Why did Imam Ali not take Aisha as a war-captive? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why did Imam Ali not take Aisha as a war-captive?

QUESTION: Why didn’t Imam Ali (may Allah be pleased with him) take the women in Aisha’s army as captives of war, and why didn’t…

How can a woman prove rape? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

How can a woman prove rape?

QUESTION: I have a question about the Islamic ruling on proving rape. The Qur’an states that women are required to produce 4 witnesses to…

Is it permissible to fast the Day of Ashura according to this narration? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Is it permissible to fast the Day of Ashura according to this narration?

QUESTION: Mohammad, son of Hassan, narrates through his chain of narrators of Ali, son of Hussain, son of Fadhil, of Ya’qoub, son of Yazid,…

Is Dua Sanamay Quraish authentic? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Is Dua Sanamay Quraish authentic?

QUESTION: What is the view on the authenticity of Dua-e-Saname Quraish and what is the background story behind it? ANSWER: In the Name of…

Was Abu Lu’lu’a a Zoroastrian? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Was Abu Lu’lu’a a Zoroastrian?

QUESTION: Why do Shias love the Zoroastrian Abu-Lu’lu’a? Why are they pleased with him? Despite the fact that he wasn’t a Muslim, but was…

Why did the Prophet call Aisha a ‘Humaira’? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Why did the Prophet call Aisha a ‘Humaira’?

QUESTION: What is the true meaning of the word ‘Humaira’? Did the Prophet really call Aisha so because she had rosy cheeks? The other…

Did the Messenger die on Aisha’s lap? 834 469 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

Did the Messenger die on Aisha’s lap?

QUESTION: I need to know where Aisha was during the last stages of the Messenger. Did the Messenger die on the lap of Aisha…

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