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Salam,

One of my friends is syed. She told that she is from Imam Hussain(Zaidi). But she is not shia. Can it really happen?. She also said that she oes to majlis but does not do matham. She even claims that her parents especially her father had dreams in which they have met with Imam Hussain,Imam Ali . Iam really curious that why are they not shia and do not do matham even they are from Imam Hussain!!???Can any one tell me??

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14 minutes ago, Farwa Jawad said:

Salam,

One of my friends is syed. She told that she is from Imam Hussain(Zaidi). But she is not shia. Can it really happen?. She also said that she oes to majlis but does not do matham. She even claims that her parents especially her father had dreams in which they have met with Imam Hussain,Imam Ali . Iam really curious that why are they not shia and do not do matham even they are from Imam Hussain!!???Can any one tell me??

Sister, there is no such strange thing in it. Its a matter of personal choice. 

There were many Syeds Shia who remained in the taqqaya and their succeeding generations converted from their shia belief. to others. 

We have seen many families in which the spouse is of opposite sect. 

Wasalam

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12 minutes ago, Farwa Jawad said:

Salam,

One of my friends is syed. She told that she is from Imam Hussain(Zaidi). But she is not shia. Can it really happen?. She also said that she oes to majlis but does not do matham. She even claims that her parents especially her father had dreams in which they have met with Imam Hussain,Imam Ali . Iam really curious that why are they not shia and do not do matham even they are from Imam Hussain!!???Can any one tell me??

Sister, it is one's own personal choice. 

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Just now, skyweb1987 said:

Sister, there is no such strange thing in it. Its a matter of personal choice. 

There were many Syeds Shia who remained in the taqqaya and their succeeding generations converted from their shia belief. to others. 

We have seen many families in which the spouse is of opposite sect. 

Wasalam

Oh I  see... Thank you

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Wa alaikum as-salam

 

13 minutes ago, Farwa Jawad said:

One of my friends is syed. She told that she is from Imam Hussain(Zaidi). But she is not shia. Can it really happen?

Why not? I am sure there are descendants of Imam Hussain (as) who are not even Muslims and don't know about it.

15 minutes ago, Farwa Jawad said:

She even claims that her parents especially her father had dreams in which they have met with Imam Hussain,Imam Ali

Allah knows best, but most of the time such claims are pure speculations. And one can see Imam Ali (as) in their dream because they just thought about him so it is not necessary caused by a divine Intervention

18 minutes ago, Farwa Jawad said:

why are they not shia and do not do matham even they are from Imam Hussain!!???Can any one tell me??

Just for the same reasons anyone else is not Shia.

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6 hours ago, Farwa Jawad said:

Salam,

One of my friends is syed. She told that she is from Imam Hussain(Zaidi). But she is not shia. Can it really happen?. She also said that she oes to majlis but does not do matham. She even claims that her parents especially her father had dreams in which they have met with Imam Hussain,Imam Ali . Iam really curious that why are they not shia and do not do matham even they are from Imam Hussain!!???Can any one tell me??

Over the course of time many Shia through Taqiya due to oppression slowly migrated over to Sunni. Her family is probably in that situation.

There are a fair amount of Syeds that are in that category. 

Sunni might attend Majlis but they'll never do Matam. I've seen Sunni at Majalis but they will always just stand there with their hand on their chest only.

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5 hours ago, Akbar673 said:

Over the course of time many Shia through Taqiya due to oppression slowly migrated over to Sunni. Her family is probably in that situation.

There are a fair amount of Syeds that are in that category. 

Sunni might attend Majlis but they'll never do Matam. I've seen Sunni at Majalis but they will always just stand there with their hand on their chest only.

Yeah there are some of Sunni like that .

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4 hours ago, Akbar673 said:

Sunni might attend Majlis but they'll never do Matam. I've seen Sunni at Majalis but they will always just stand there with their hand on their chest only.  

i have seen some sunnis do Matam brother

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43 minutes ago, Farwa Jawad said:

And is it ok if your parents are not shia you can be a shia??

There is no strange thing again, It is matter of level of guidance permitted by Allah swt to one person.

If the parents are not open minded or fair in dealing then this Shia son or daughter may face social problems.

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1 hour ago, Farwa Jawad said:

And is it ok if your parents are not shia you can be a shia??

Ofcourse! It depends upon ones beliefs. One should read all school of thoughts to see which is Perfect and on Right Path.. Imam Ali (a.s) said - Learn your Religion and don't inherit it. It applies on everyone whether born Shia or any Religion. Because once you learn your Religion your Imaan is strengthened and you can guide others too on the same path.

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