Something Fishy. Khomeini writes in his book titled _'Al Hukoomatul Islaamiyyah WA Wilaatul Faqih'_ "ان من ضرورات مذهبنا ان لأئمتنا مع الله تغالى مقاما لا يسع ملكا مقربا و لا نبيا مرسلا" "From the fundamental beliefs of our religion is that our Imaams have a position with Allah Ta'ala that none of the Angels not … Continue reading Something Fishy.
We often hear this story from the pulpits and also from lecturers and preachers. The summary of the widespread story amongst the people is: “Umar (may Allaah be pleased upon him) was sitting with some of his companions. He suddenly laughed a little and then started crying. When the people who were with him asked … Continue reading Did Hazrat Umar ibn Al-Khattab رضى الله عنه bury his daughter alive?
Despite their mutual accolade of being companions of the Beloved (peace and blessings be upon him), the Sahābah vary in their individual rankings and accomplishments. By way of example, one Companion was crowned the Custodian of the Muslim community and another the Sword of Allah (Allah be pleased with them). Abū Hurayrah, for his part, enjoys the status … Continue reading Hazrat Abū Hurayrah رضى الله عنه and His Detractors: Vindicating the Most Prolific Hadith Transmitter