Visiting graves (Ziyaarat)

Permissibility of building monuments on graves in the school of Ahle Bait (a.s.)

Reading Time: 10 minutes Is it permissible to build monuments on graves in the school of Ahle Bait (a.s.)? There are reports in the books of Shias wherein Ahle Bait (a.s.) have seemingly prohibited building monuments on graves. These reports are freely cited by the Nasibis to criticize the Shias [...]


Only an Imam can conduct funeral of another Imam

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen an infallible Imam (a.s.) passes away, it is the responsibility of his successor, also an Imam, to conduct his funeral. None other can perform this duty giving Muslims a clear picture of who is the rightful successor of the Imam who has just passed away. Debate [...]



Abu Jahl and Usurpers of Caliphate

Reading Time: < 1 minuteClearly, it was sheer good fortune that resulted in usurpers of caliphate acquiring positions of power and authority in Islam, despite an unimpressive, even damaging track record. To understand this better, [...]