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    • Zane Ibrahim

      Narrated `Aisha: "Abu Bakr refused to give anything of that to Fatima. So she became angry with Abu Bakr and kept away from him, and did not task to him till she died. She remained alive for six months after the death of the Prophet. When she died, her husband `Ali, buried her at night without informing Abu Bakr and he said the funeral prayer by himself."
      Sahih al-Bukhari 4240, 4241 Chapter 38: Ghazwa of Khaibar, Book 64: Military Expeditions led by the Prophet ((صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم)) (Al-Maghaazi) https://sunnah.com/bukhari:4240   Narrated Al-Miswar bin Makhrama: Allah's Messenger said, "Fatima is a part of me, and he who makes her angry makes me angry."   Sahih al-Bukhari 3714 Chapter 12: The virtues of the relatives of Allah’s Messenger (saws), Book 62: Companions of the Prophet https://sunnah.com/bukhari:3714   What did the hadith say again? "So she became angry with Abu Bakr..."   And the other one? "He who makes her angry makes me angry."   So whoever makes Fatima angry makes the Prophet angry?   Who makes Fatima angry? "So she became angry with Abu Bakr..." "So she became angry with Abu Bakr..." "So she became angry with Abu Bakr..."       HMMMMM
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    • Cool

      "The reason why Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) considers the obedience of the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) a mean of drawing attention and love is that he is the reflection and manifestation of Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) in the "mirror" of this world."
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      (Fatuhaat Al Makkiyyah Vol 2 page 336)
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    • Hameedeh

      لا اله الا الله محمد رسول الله على ولى الله اللهم صل على محمد و آل محمد
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    • OldLadySeeker  »  Hameedeh

      Salaam, Sister Hameedeh...
      The forum won't let me send a message, but I am trying to connect with Shia sisters in the Metro KC area. I converted to Islam 25 years ago and never learned anything about Shia. I've tried reaching out before (on other platforms) and the only responses I've gotten are from brothers. Would you please message me? Once I get enough posts I'll request to join the Sisters Only group.
      Sorry for spamming your page....
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    • Zane Ibrahim

      Imam Abu Abdillah Jafar Ibn Muhammad as-Sadiq (عليه السلام) has said:
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    • Warning some 'music' in OP, but following reactions interesting. Inshallah it marks the beginning of the end. Click translate button to read the Arabic:  
    • If that is the case O believer of God, I am presenting before you a verse of Quran which negates the possibility of any sort of direct contact with God; وَمَا كَانَ لِبَشَرٍ أَنْ يُكَلِّمَهُ اللَّهُ إِلَّا وَحْيًا أَوْ مِنْ وَرَاءِ حِجَابٍ أَوْ يُرْسِلَ رَسُولًا فَيُوحِيَ بِإِذْنِهِ مَا يَشَاءُ ۚ إِنَّهُ عَلِيٌّ حَكِيمٌ {51} [Shakir 42:51] And it is not for any mortal that Allah should speak to him except by revelation or from behind a veil, or by sending a messenger and revealing by His permission what He pleases; surely He is High, Wise. The hijab is in place even for His messengers. Common men neither receives revelation, nor angels comes to them, neither God talks with them behind veil like He talked with Musa (عليه السلام). He even addressed the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) through revelation when he was at the distance to two bows or even less (فكان قاب قوسين او ادني).
    • So no one is calling Jesus as God. Not even Dave. He is very clear that Jesus (عليه السلام), in his whole being/self, is a manifestation of God's names. He agrees with the fact that no one worship the names made up of or composed of letters. God's essence or Self is not composed, He is not made up of letters. Don't you understand simple things?
    • That would be a direct contact in the sense that I am either watching her speaking or listening to her directly or on telephone call. The direct contact happens when a thing comes in our hawas e khamsa (Five senses). Only that is considered direct contact with herself. Assuming I never saw my mother, never listened to her, never touched her or known her smell, I only knew her name (assuming that she is no more in this world) and start calling her by that name, that is not the direct contact. I am just calling her "through" her name. I have no idea o herself. I am expecting stupid analogies from you lol.  I don't believe Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) has human names. And rest of your comment is useless as usual.  
    • If they're following the teachings of Islam then no they don't. If they're ignorant or misguided, then anything is possible... 
    • Personally, I have no problem with that. Just make sure that you don't worship the name but the named. But my personal view means nothing, that is what you must know .  
    • You have indeed misunderstood my friend. The names of human are not and cannot be the divine names.  Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) is the name of messenger of Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى), a purified slave of Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) Ali (عليه السلام) is the name of one of the purified slave of Allah.  Esa bin Maryam (Jesus) (عليه السلام), is the name of His messenger, a purified slave of Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى).  What was said is that the names of Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) are not His essence or Self. But the "essence" or "self" of His purified slaves, are His beautiful names or manifestation of His beautiful names.  There is a famous hadith often quoted: من عرف نفسه فقد عرف ربه (He who knows hiself knows His God) Similarly, the ones who draw near to God Almighty, start reflecting the light of divine names. This is the perfection of their selves not their names. Their very being turns into the proof of God Almighty.  A very profound verse, known as the verse of light, says this: اللَّهُ نُورُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ۚ مَثَلُ نُورِهِ كَمِشْكَاةٍ فِيهَا مِصْبَاحٌ ۖ الْمِصْبَاحُ فِي زُجَاجَةٍ ۖ الزُّجَاجَةُ كَأَنَّهَا كَوْكَبٌ دُرِّيٌّ يُوقَدُ مِنْ شَجَرَةٍ مُبَارَكَةٍ زَيْتُونَةٍ لَا شَرْقِيَّةٍ وَلَا غَرْبِيَّةٍ يَكَادُ زَيْتُهَا يُضِيءُ وَلَوْ لَمْ تَمْسَسْهُ نَارٌ ۚ نُورٌ عَلَىٰ نُورٍ ۗ يَهْدِي اللَّهُ لِنُورِهِ مَنْ يَشَاءُ ۚ وَيَضْرِبُ اللَّهُ الْأَمْثَالَ لِلنَّاسِ ۗ وَاللَّهُ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَلِيمٌ {35} [Shakir 24:35] Allah is the light of the heavens and the earth; a likeness of His light is as a niche in which is a lamp, the lamp is in a glass, (and) the glass is as it were a brightly shining star, lit from a blessed olive-tree, neither eastern nor western, the oil whereof almost gives light though fire touch it not-- light upon light-- Allah guides to His light whom He pleases, and Allah sets forth parables for men, and Allah is Cognizant of all things. This parable is presented by Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) Himself. There exist persons which, within themselves, are the examples of divine light. They don't have anything of their own, they 100% reflects the divine light, hence Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) has mentioned them here as "His Light" (لنوره).  Another profound verse, says this: وَلِلَّهِ الْمَشْرِقُ وَالْمَغْرِبُ ۚ فَأَيْنَمَا تُوَلُّوا فَثَمَّ وَجْهُ اللَّهِ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَاسِعٌ عَلِيمٌ 2:115) To Allah belong the east and the West: Whithersoever ye turn, there is countenance (or the presence) of Allah. For Allah is all-Pervading, all-Knowing. We know God as الظاهر & الباطن (The Apparent/Outward & The Hidden/Inward). Nearly all the religions of the world hold a common concept of God’s being invisible or unseen, they do not find it difficult either to comprehend that He is unseen. However, when it comes to the question of Allah’s being the ‘Manifest’ or the ‘Outward’ then definitely there are differences of interpretations on this matter. Another verse mentions this: فَلَنَقُصَّنَّ عَلَيْهِمْ بِعِلْمٍ ۖ وَمَا كُنَّا غَائِبِينَ {7} [Shakir 7:7] Then most certainly We will relate to them with knowledge, and We were not absent. Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) has negated His absence in the above verse. So if He is not absent, then He must be manifestly present according to His name الظاهر.  And His manifestation is seen in the verses where He has ascribed to the actions of His perfect & purified slaves as His own. For example, when people offered their bay‘at (oath of allegiance) upon the Prophet’s hand, Allah said that “Allah’s hand is upon their hands.” (Holy Qur’an, 48:10) Similarly Allah says that “whosoever obeys the Prophet surely obeys Allah.” (Holy Qur’an, 4:80) Similarly Allah says that "and you did not smite when you smote (the enemy), but it was Allah Who smote". (Holy Qur'an 8:17) Having said that, what I have argued is that since the very essence or being of His slaves (I am not talking about their names) are nothing but the manifestation of divine names, so calling them must be tantamount to calling the divine names. And since we do not worship the names therefore there should be no allegation of shirk,  technically justified for those, who used to call these blessed personalities, for help/intercession etc.   
    • The video has been removed from the above website but its audio file that was found again and it is included as given below: https://audiomack.com/truth-is-religion/song/best-answer-on-occultation-of-imam-mahdi
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      One of the main reasons Muhammad came was to erase the idea of calling upon Jesus as god, to reach god. As they have corrupted the message of Jesus about Allah. Furthermore @Cool is misguided about this fact.    so Dave, no Muslims do not call God by human names. 
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