Allah the Most High has placed an Angel in the seventh heaven who is referred to as ‘Da’ee’. When the Month of Rajab approaches, this Angel repeats the following prayer every night until the morning time, ‘Congratulations to those who are busy in the glorification of Allah. Congratulations to those who are obeying the commands of Allah.’ Allah (Glory and Greatness be to Him) then replies, ‘I sit in the company of that person who sits in My Company, and I obey the commands of that person who obeys My Commands and I forgive that person who also forgives others. The month is My month and the servant is My servant and the mercy (shown) is My mercy. Whoever calls Me during this month, I will surely reply to him and whoever requests something from Me, I will surely grant that to him and whosoever requests guidance from Me, I will truly guide him. I have made this month as a link between Myself and My servants and whoever takes hold of this link will surely reach Me.
—  Prophet Muhammed (ص)

Lol I thought this was so funny. I used to call myself Sunni because that was the sect that I followed. There’s things that some Shia believe that I’ll never follow, like praying, sorry, “calling out” to Ahl Bayt like Ali, Hussain, and Fatima, peace be upon them, for intercession. The Roman Catholic Church which is filled with shirk also has a similar thing of “calling out” to saints and Mary, mother of Jesus, peace be upon them. There’s things in Shiism I agree with over the Sunni beliefs though, more so to do with the origins, like respect for Ahl Bayt, not viewing Sahabah as perfect, and that Ali, peace be upon him, was the best choice for successor. But modern Shiism is warped a great degree from purely political differences.
I also don’t blindly follow any hadith or school of thought, like some Sunnis want me to. Hadith written/ collected hundreds of years after The Prophet lived, peace be upon him, are not infallible, nor even close. People say to follow the Sunnah, and don’t pick and choose, yet everyone does anyway. Anyone who says logic and reason have no place in Islam, or that we must submit to whatever certain scholars say and cannot think on our own, isn’t someone I will follow.
I’m no longer Sunni, I’m not Shia, I’m not Salafi, I’m not Sufi. I’m just Muslim, meaning I submit to only Allah SWT and believe The Quran is 100% Divine Revelation.
I’m all for learning about the sects and different viewpoints, but I’m against blindly following any sect. I don’t operate like that. Being open-minded is what led me to Islam, and I’ll continue to gain knowledge and wisdom from any person or path, whatever labels we throw on them. My religion is Truth and Reason. My religion is Absolute Monotheism.
All Humans are my family. I want the best for generally all Mankind. Let’s focus less on what divides us, and more on what unites us.

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Islamic UNITY

Week of Islamic Unity in Iran. Shia and Sunni Scholars praying together on the birthday anniversary of the mercy to mankind, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), in Iran to show the importance of the unity within the Islamic Ummah (society).

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Sunni And Shiite British Imams Denounce ISIS Together In New Video

Sunni and Shiite Muslim leaders in the United Kingdom have come together to denounce the Islamic militant group ISIS in a video posted by a group called Imams Online, reports the BBC.

A statement on the Imams Online website says, “Senior British imams have come together to emphasize the importance of unity in the UK and to decree ISIS as an illegitimate, vicious group who do not represent Islam in any way.”

They hope the four-minute film will serve to counter the “digital propaganda” disseminated by ISIS, which has been noted for its heavy use of social media. Specifically, their goal is to strongly urge young Britons from traveling to Iraq and Syria to take part in the conflict. They also denounced Sunni-Shiite sectarianism, as earlier this week ISIS destroyed Shiite mosques and shrines.

“We are Muslims united against ISIS, against terrorism, against atrocity, against pain and suffering,” says Sayed Ali Rizvi, head of the Majlis Ulama-e-Shia group, in the video.

statement from ISIS exhorted Muslims worldwide to join them upon their declaration of an Islamic Caliphate led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. “It is incumbent upon all Muslims to pledge allegiance to (him) and support him,” it said.

The Imams Online video quotes the Quran to emphasize the importance of Islamic unity despite the sectarian nature of the conflict in the Middle East. From Surah Al-Imran:

And hold firmly to the rope of Allah all together and do not become divided. And remember the favour of Allah upon you – when you were enemies and He brought your hearts together and you became, by his favour, brothers.

“As a Sunni Muslim, I do not accept the Caliphate of ISIS, I consider ISIS as a terrorist organization,” said Maulana Shahid Raza, of Leicester Central Mosque.

Abu Muntasir, chief executive of the charity organiztion JIMAS, said, “Brothers and sisters, if I could tell you in one sentence about ISIS I would tell you that they are evil, they are corrupt, they are self-seeking, self-centered, vicious people. Don’t get mixed up with them.”

anonymous asked:

Do you support the shia? I see you rebloged a pictures about muharam and I was wondering.

I absolutely support the Shia. Are they not my brothers and sisters, after all? 

This is a stupid question and it makes me angry and sad that you need to ask. 

Muharram is a holy month in Islam, is it not? Was it not mentioned in the Qur’an? Is it not a month that we should ALL observe? It is beautiful to witness. 

It’s our obligation to support our brothers and sisters. I will do so happily. 

I honestly believe that our Prophet (saws) would weep if he saw the way we treat each other. It makes my stomach hurt. 

Yes, I support Shia. I always have and always will. 

May Allah swt make our ummah whole again. May He protect our Shia brothers and sisters from hateful people who claim to be Muslim, but who we know really are not. May He remind us of our humanity, and teach us to love each other again. Ameen.

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Journalist James Foley

Journalist James Foley, captured and held six weeks while covering the uprising in Libya, knew the risks when he went to Syria in 2012 to cover the escalating violence there. It didn’t matter. He was a journalist at heart, once saying he’d cover local news if it meant doing the job he loved.

Foley was snatched again in Syria in November 2012 when the car he was riding in was stopped by four militants in a battle zone that Sunni rebel fighters and government forces were trying to control. A video posted Tuesday purportedly showed his execution, but officials in Washington were still working to verify its authenticity. (AP)

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Rayhna Jabbary, a 26 year old Iranian, Muslim girl, who got executed yesterday in Iran, after being detained for 7 years!
The reason she got executed was that because she killed a cop while defending herself from being raped at the age of 17 by him!!
My message to all the Muslims: How long will you keep hiding at homes eventhough you’re completely aware of the oppression happening against all Muslims (especially Sunni’s) in the whole world?
How long will you keep passive? How long will you keep shutting your mouthes up?!!
How many more martyrs must keep falling from us, girls being raped, Masjids being burnt, Youth getting detained for you to speak up?!!
How long and How many more for you to wake up?!!