Adopting and Conveying a False View for the Sake of Dawa

Ustadh Farid Dingle untangles questions on establishing a state and the rule of law, authority, personal opinions and ijtihad, and who one should follow. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Praise be to Allah Most High and may His peace and blessings be upon His Messenger and those who follow him. Is it […]

Who Should I Emulate and Love More, Abu Bakr or Ali?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalam alaykum Should I love more and should I emulate more, Abu Bakr or Ali, may Allah be pleased with them? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah khayr for your question. May Allah increase you in your striving to emulate the most noble of people to have ever walked […]

Did Imam ‘Ali Say “If the Eyes of a Female Cry Over a Man That Oppressed Her, Angels Will Curse Him With Every Step He Walks”?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, Did Imam ‘Ali – God be pleased with him – say “If the eyes of a female cry over a man that oppressed her, angels will curse him with every step he walks”? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I have not found this quote, authentic or […]

Should We Refer to Ali Ibn Abi Talib as "Imam Ali"?

Answered by Shaykh Gibril Haddad Question: I often refer to ’Alī b. Abī Ṭālib as Imām ’Alī , may Allāh ennoble his countenance. I’m sure there is no harm in referring to him as Imām, however I understand that our Shi’ah brethren refer to him as such too, but with differing connotations. Taking this into […]