Did Husain (ra) want to meet Yazeed to settle his dispute before he was martyred? Many books on Tarikh and even an authentic report states that Husain wanted from the force of Ibn Ziyad that he be left to meet Yazeed where he could settle down his dispute. In the wording mentioned in narrations Husain […]Read More Did Husain (ra) want to compromise with Yazeed?
Since the writing style of Ibn taymiyyah is a bit typical so we see some people often play with his words and statements to conclude things which he might not have said. One of those things is his view on Yazeed ibn Mu’awiyah. The longest discussion by Ibn Taymiyyah regarding Yazeed, according to my knowledge, […]Read More Ibn Taymiyyah’s opinion regarding Yazeed ibn Mu’awiyah
Opinion of Imam Ahmad on this matter consist of two parts: The best among the companions was Abu Bakr, then Umar, then Uthman. This he based on narration of Abdullah b. Umar. Anyone making ‘Ali the fourth in this regard is also on Sunnah even though Imam Ahmad personally preferred the first opinion. However some […]Read More Opinion of Imam Ahmad on Superiority of Sahaba [Tafzeel]
Imam Ahmad b. Hanbal narrated in “Fazail as-Sahaba” (1033) through Muhammad b. Ja’far Ghundar who said: Shu’ba narrated to him from Abu Ishaq al-Sabee’i from ‘Abdur Rahman b. Yazeed from ‘Alqama b. Qais from ‘Abdullah b. Mas’ud who said: كُنَّا نَتَحَدَّثُ أَنَّ أَفْضَلَ أَهْلِ الْمَدِينَةِ عَلِيُّ بْنُ أَبِي طَالِبٍ “We used to talk that the […]Read More Did Ibn Mas’ud consider ‘Ali to be the most superior companions?
Her mother was Umm Ishaq the daughter of Sayyiduna Talha b. Ubaidullah. She first married to Hasan b. Hasan b. ‘Ali (ra). She had three sons from him namely Abdullah, Ibrahim and Hasan, and one daughter named Zainab. After the death of Hasan b. Hasan she married to Abdullah b. ‘Amr b. ‘Uthman (grandson of […]Read More Fatima the daughter of Sayyiduna Husain (ra)
This title was given in history to some people known for their long prayers and sujud. Three people whom I know were sons of Sahaba referred to as al-Sajjaad due to their excess in Sujud. 1. Muhammad b. Talha b. ‘Ubaidullah: He died in the battle of Jamal while fighting from the side of his […]Read More Al-Sajjad
Sufyan b. ‘Uyainah heard Ja’far al-Sadiq narrating from his father [al-baqir] from Jabir b. ‘Abdullah that ‘Ali b. Abi Talib (ra) said while looking at the shrouded body of ‘Umar (ra): “No one is more beloved to me with whose book (of deeds) I would like to meet Allah than the book (of deeds) of […]Read More ‘Ali praising ‘Umar after his death [As reported by children of ‘Ali]