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    Did Umar Ibn Khattaab himself pray the Tarawih prayers?

    Regarding Tarawih, it is recorded that one day, Umar Ibn Khattaab, visited the mosque in the second year of his caliphate during the last ten days of the holy month of Ramazan. (It should be borne in mind that the…

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    Why Shias don’t pray Tarawih?

    The prayer of Tarawih is among the recommended prayers of the Sunnis performed in congregation in the nights of month of Ramadan at an estimated twenty units daily. There exists a divergence of views between Shias and Sunnis in the…

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    Was the Holy Prophet in favour of Tarawih?

    Was the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) in favour of Tarawih? The recommended congregational prayers of the Month of Ramzan, better known as Tarawih, is deemed highly recommended in the Sunnah. In fact, it is labelled as Sunnah Muakkadah i.e. highly recommended…

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    Ameerul Momineen’s so-called respect for Ayesha based on Sunnah of Past Prophets

    Ameerul Momineen’s (a.s.) so-called respect for Ayesha based on Sunnah of Past Prophets Fans of the Prophet’s (s.a.w.a.) wives will not settle for anything less than absolute infallibility for the wives. For them, the ‘pure’ wives of the Holy Prophet…

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    Was Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (a.s.) in favour of Tarawih?

    The Muslim majority has adopted the Tarawih prayers based on the whims and fancies of companions turned caliphs. The Tarawih has no basis in the Holy Quran or even the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) or even the righteous…

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    Who is Al-Imam al-Mobeen?

    The subject of Imamat counts among the biggest conflicts between the two major sects of Islam. And related to this discussion is the all-important question – where is the Imam mentioned in the Holy Quran? Reply The Holy Quran has…

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    Did Allah forgive the companions for fleeing from battles?

    The Muslim majority are constantly finding ways to defend the companions from blemishes. For this they mount vague defences like ‘Adalat-e-Sahabah’ i.e. the Companions can do no wrong. However, when very obvious wrongs like fleeing from battles (Uhud, Khaibar, Hunain,)…

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    Who was the victor in Karbala?

    The masses interpret victory and defeat in the language of general warfare. Going by this, they deem Yazid as the victor, while Imam Husain (a.s.) is deemed the vanquished one. However, this was not general warfare, nor a battle between…

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    Who is responsible for the Holy Prophet’s death?

    Who is responsible for the Holy Prophet’s (s.a.w.a.) death? Among the many ‘uncomfortable’ questions to which the Muslim majority has no answers is the death of the Holy Prophet (صلّى اللّه عليه و آله‏ و سلّم) or should we say…

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    Is Hazrat Fatima Zahra’s stepping out of the house like Ayesha’s coming out in Jamal?

    Is Hazrat Fatima Zahra’s (s.a.) stepping out of the house like Ayesha’s coming out in Jamal? The opponents are quick to raise objections against Shias and quicker still to attack Aal Muhammad (عليهم‏ السلام). One of their objections against the…

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