A true Sunni

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  1. Mountain out of a molehill. This post isn't really about your relationship with your mother its about your parents relationship with each other. Your mother wishes to have a break away from your father permanently or otherwise. They need marriage guidance. Your mother in law can probably see the problem which you think is 'hidden' and doesn't want to transplant your mothers 'problems' to her own house. Wise woman your mother in law
  2. Brother what exactly are you finished with the discussion or flat Earth
  3. I think you have to realise that Arabic is a very subtle and complex language. There is considerable evidence that we cannot use modern day translations of the words and try and retrospectively apply them to 1400 years ago. Modern day usage of a word does not mean that word was used in that exact context 1400 years ago
  4. Cheap insults, derogatory remarks and attempts to derail the discussion by irrelevant and repetitive remarks is the hall mark of a lost discussion. Give it up and move on. Repeating lie or attempting to cover up a lie will not change the facts. BTW I would be very interested in your research on the so called 'Hanafi' school of thought. As far as I can tell it is very unlikely that the teaching subscribed to him are his
  5. Brother when you look at these narration you have to realise that the language used is 1400 years old. You have to recognise that the terms and the context used are very important. 'Fear' is a generic term and the context it's used must be understood. Think of the richness of the English language and the many many ways that the word fear can be used. now think of Arabic which is a far richer and subtler language and you will see why the word fear can be misinterpreted to mean cowardice. History and context is all important. If I told you that there is no such thing as the Hanafi school of thought you will say I am lying but read the history book and you will see I am speaking the truth
  6. As usual you have rather Sunni skewed version of history. Imam Mahdi (as) is not hiding due to fear this is an insult to the Imam (as) Allah is the master strategist not man. He will choose the time and place that will guarantee success because we will be ready to receive. We are not ready so the occultation remains in place. The Imam's (as) helpers are not ready or here and so if he returned early his mission will fail. Rather then think that he is hiding to save his life , think of i as that he is hidden to guarantee the success of the ultimate mission. The Imams(as) do not taquiya to save their lives rather they to Taquiya to save their followers lives and we have numerous examples of the Imams instructions to their followers
  7. The correct term is Occultation not hiding. The translation of occultation is not 'hiding' this is a misnomer and the modern usage of the word is an insult to Imam Mahdi(as). Hiding is a personal term I am hiding he is hiding they are hiding. Many western papers have interpretted this to mean Imam Mahdi (as) is hiding in a cave or hiding in a well etc The correct term is occultation An occultation is an event that occurs when one object is hidden by another object that passes between it and the observer. The word is used in astronomy (see below). It can also refer to any situation wherein an object in the foreground blocks from view (occults) an object in the background. When the sun is in occultation by the moon ( eclipse) you dont say the sun is hiding you say the sun is hidden. So Allah has placed a veil between us and Imam Mahdi and this world. Imam Mahdi can choose to pierce that veil for the special few however that veil will not be lifted until the chosen time So lets use correct terms and understand the terms we use otherwise we give ammo to our enemies
  8. Occultation does not mean 'hiding' this is a misnomer and the modern usage of the word is an insult to Imam Mahdi(as). Hiding is a personal term I am hiding he is hiding they are hiding. Many western papers have interpretted this to mean hiding in a cave or hiding in a well etc The correct term is occultation An occultation is an event that occurs when one object is hidden by another object that passes between it and the observer. The word is used in astronomy (see below). It can also refer to any situation wherein an object in the foreground blocks from view (occults) an object in the background. When the sun is in occultation by the moon ( eclipse) you dont say the sun is hiding you say the sun is hidden. So lets use correct terms and understand the terms we use otherwise we give ammo to our enemies
  9. We have a problem here in as such that what is a academic debate between scholars and ulema has been bought into the realm of the ordinairy man. It seems to me that for many people the water issue has become an article of faith since this is what they have always heard from the mimbar. It is not recognised that the teachings we receive from the mimbar in a one hour lecture on one night in Moharram is just a distillation and simplification of the history of Karbala. Very often if their are 2 versions of history. The more popular one will be recited and the other ignored. The question I would ask is if Imam Hussain (as) had managed to get some water during the last 3 days would it make any difference to the message or tragedy of Karbala. Leave academic discussions to the academics or if you feel strongly about it go enrol in a Hawza and become a academic
  10. Hmm its quite easy to use the search function. I am sure a moderator will be able to help you work it out.
  11. I am only directing you to use the search function because that's what your questions and points meritted. If think a question or point you make warrants a reply be assured I will reply more extensively. Until that time I suggest you use the search function
  12. As I said use the search function, it might help
  13. Why would I need to defend my position to you. If you want to see my justification for my comments use the search function and look up tatbir and zanjeer. you will have to forgive me but I didn't see anything in your post that merited a longer reply. i just saw you as a nit picker and someone looking for a debate rather then someone looking to learn. would you say that was an unfair assessment of you
  14. Oh you are disagreeing with me. You should have said from the outset. I thought maybe you were struggling with the English and terminology. See what happens when you aren't clear
  15. I understood you just as you understood me.