muhammad rasool allah

O Ali, he who visits me during my lifetime & after my death, or visits you, or your two children, I will make sure that on I will save them on Day of Judgment, save them from the Day’s fury and hardship until they are raised with me at my level
—  Prophet Muhammad (ص), Furu Al-Kafi, Kitāb Al-Hajj, Ch.359, H.2, Print: 2005, Lebanon (Translated from my personal copy)

anonymous asked:

why isn't imamah explicitly mentioned in the quran-e-kareem? it's probably the biggest difference between sunni and shia in terms of the conceptual understanding of the religion. if imamah is as important to islam as shia say it is, it would have been specifically mentioned in an unambiguous and clear way. as clear as "muhammad ar rasool Allah" or the numerous versing that state that Allah (SWT) is only 1. so where is it in the kitab-e-quran-e-karim?

Salam, please read up on this topic here https://www.al-islam.org/man-and-universe-ayatullah-murtadha-mutahhari/chapter-36-imamat-quran 

I would love to dive into this with you, but I feel it is best someone with more knowledge then we explains in. 

Because many of us think we can live our lives however we want, and then at the time of death just say la illaha illah Allah. But at the time of death, the tongue cannot speak—except what the heart commands. Whatever is in the heart will come out. The impoverished heart, will have nothing but love of dunya to speak of on that day. If or heart is empty of Allah during our life, how can it be full of Allah during our death? If our heart is full of love of this life, love of status, love of wealth, love of the creation over the Creator, it is that which will speak. If the heart was full of grudges, jealousy, hatred…that will speak. But if it was full of the love of Allah, that will speak. If in your life, your heart carried only ‘la illaha illa Allah’…that truly there is no refuge, no shelter, no deity worthy of worship but Him’—then, only then, will the tongue be given permission to say: “la illaha illah Allah, Muhammad rasool Allah. “

Yasmin Mogahed

But at the time of death, the tongue cannot speak—except what the heart commands. Whatever is in the heart will come out. If we don’t remember Allah during our life, how will we remember Him during our death? If our heart is full of love of this life, love of status, love of wealth, love of the creation over the Creator, it is that which will speak. If the heart was full of grudges, jealousy, hatred…that will speak. But if it was full of the love of Allah, that will speak. If in your life, your heart carried only ‘la illaha illa Allah’…that truly there is no refuge, no shelter, no deity worthy of worship but Him’—then, only then, will the tongue be given permission to say: “la illaha illah Allah, Muhammad rasool Allah.“
—  Yasmin Mogahed, Houston Illumination Speech

No, of course no.

Our immediate answer, right?

Well, have we actually thought of our position, our state with our iman? Or do we actually think about it?

Look, I want to share to you a story about one of the greatest soldiers of Islam whose faith is really really an everlasting astonishment to every Muslim.

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His name is Habib Ibn Zaid Radiyallahu Anhu. Yes, you are right he is the son of Nusaybah Bint Ka'b and Zaid Ibn ‘Aasim Radiyallahu Anhum. 

When Musailamah the Liar couldn’t be stopped on spreading his falsehood and slander on the believers and instigating people against them, the Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wassalaam sent him a message in which he picked Habib Ibn Zaid Radiyallahu Anhu to carry it and deliver his message.

When Habib reached his destination and Musailamah the Liar read the letter he was carrying, he went on a rage and became more aberrant and arrogant. He then sent Habib into imprison.

After that, Musailamah called upon and gathered the people to witness his so called memorable day, and this was the day where Habib Radiyallahu Anhu was placed infront of these people to completely humiliate him before the crowd. 

Musailamah then asked Habib, “Do you bear witness that Muhammad is, indeed, the Messenger of Allah?”

Habib answered, “Yes, I do bear witness that Muhammad is, indeed, the Messenger of Allah.”

Musailamah’s face went white with humiliation and embarrassment yet he asked again, “Do you witness that I am the Messenger of Allah?”

Habib scornfully replied, “Nonsense!”

With this Musailamah’s face darkened and started to slap Habib fiercely before the crowd, his slaps became stronger with every blow. He became so violent and called for the executioner.

The executioner then hurriedly stabbed Habib’s body with sword, he consecutively slew him, cutting his body into small pieces, one by one. 

Habib made no sound beside chanting the words, “La illaha illa Allah Muhammad Rasool Allah.”

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Allahu'akbar! Allahu'akbar! Look at the stance and faith of this blessed man! 

Now one will think why I have asked such question that when the oppressor tells you to renounce islam, will you is because I want each and everyone who reads this story to go and have a moment of silence and ponder then ask yourself;

With the state of iman you have right now, do you think you would be like Habib who will stand firm on his faith? or maybe you’ll ask him to spare your life and renounce your Islam and just think to yourself that Allah will understand and He will forgive me?

We all know that saying, it’s easier said than done. Indeed, it is so easy to say No on this question but so hard to justify it. 

One thing that is so beautiful about the Sahabah Radiyallahu Anhum is that their words were in perfect harmony with their actions, so let us always strive to be like that. 

Realize that this world is like an oppressor who tells you to not go and pray instead just go and do these worldly things, do not renounce your Islam by leaving your obligations to Allah Azza Wa Jall.

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And we pray that Allah Azza Wa Jall helps us and guides us to be able to practice what we preach and make us able to justify our words perfectly with our actions in complete obedience to Him.

Amin.

Zohayma

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Story taken from Men around the Messenger, pp. 208-209