Love for Lady Fatima – Habib Umar

A poem by Habib Umar bin Hafiz on the love for Lady Fatima al-Zahra (May Allah be pleased with her): بِفَـاطِــمَـةْ قَـدْ صَــفَـا حَــاِلـي وَ نـِـلْـتُ الْـمَـرَ امْ ‎بِــضْـعَــةْ مُـحَــمَّـدْ حَــبِـيْبُ اللهِ خَــيْـرُ ا لأَ نــَامْ By Fatima my state has been purified and I’ve attained all that I seek. A piece of Muhammad, Allah’s […]

Rank of Ahl Al-Bayt.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Allah says in the Quran that no one is higher than another except through Godfearingness. Yet, in the hadith prohibiting zakat for Ahl al-Bayt, the Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) says that Zakat should not be given to the family of Muhammad because it is […]

Verifying Claims of Being from Ahl al-Bayt

Shaykh Farid Dingle is asked about the possibilities for someone to verify their lineage as being from those of Ahl al-Bayt. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I just want to ask, is there any way that a claim of someone being of Ahl al-Bayt can be verified? Have the scholars complied the […]

What Does it Mean When People Say They Follow the School of Ahl-Al-Bayt?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I have been talking to a group of muslims saying they are following the Ahl al-Bayt. I got very confused. They told me that Fatima is better than Aisha, that the companions were not good and that Aisha tried to poison the Prophet (Allah bless him). Can you please […]

Is Being A Sayyid Such A Big Deal? Even If One Is Not Religious?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: My mother is a sayyed but she married my father who is not a sayed. As a result the majority of my mother’s family do not associate with us at all, they don’t even say salam to us even now, over 30 years later. Do they have a right […]