By Sadrush Shariah Badru Tariqat Allama Amjad Ali Qadiri Razvi (alaihir Rahma), Khalifa of Imam Ahmed Raza Khan al-Qadiri (may Allah sanctify his soul)
Translated by a humble servant of Allah, Muhammad Afthab Cassim Qadiri Razvi Noori and published by Imam Mustafa Raza Research Centre in Durban, South Africa. A few blessed words by Taajush Shariah Hazrat Allama Mufti Muhammed Akhtar Raza Khan Qadiri Azhari Qibla. I came to know during my stay in South Africa that my friend (Azeez) Maulana Afthab Cassim Razvi has translated the very knowledgeable work of Sadrush Shariah Maulana Amjad Ali Razvi (alaihir rahma), namely the "Bahaar-e-Shariat" (Part One) to English. May Allah bestow him more to do such good work for promoting the Maslak of the Ahle Sunnat Wa Jamaat. May Allah be with him in his way and help him and reward him for his good deed and May Allah accept his endeavor. May Allah make the people gain more knowledge through this knowledgeable work. May Allah keep the Sunnis with the vestiges of the Pious.
The translators note: All Praise is due to Almighty Allah. Countless Durood and Salaams upon the Most beloved Rasool (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). "Bahaar-e-Shariat" was written in India by Allama Sadrush Shariah (radi Allahu anhu) who is the Khalifa of Imam Ahmed Raza Khan al-Qadiri (radi Allahu anhu). Bahaar-e-Shariat is one of the most authentic books in the Urdu language on the topic of Fiqh after the distinguished Fatawa Razvia. Bahaar-e-Shariat is made up of 18 bulky chapters. Presented to you, is the first chapter of Bahaar-e-Shariah which deals with Aqida (Proper Islamic Belief). Many friends and associates have requested that I translate the first chapter of Bahaar-e-Shariat into the English language. Alhumdulillah through the blessings of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) "Bahaar-e-Shariat" part one is presented to you. There are certain issues discussed in the Kitaab (book) which will not be easily understood by the general public. It is for this reason that they have been simplified for understanding purposes. After the presentation of the Aqida (belief), you will find sentences in italics. These are explanations which I have presented for the purpose of understanding. I pray that Almighty Allah accepts this book in His Majestic Court through the Sadqa of Nabi-e-Mukarram (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). I thank Allah through the wasila of Rasoolullah (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) and my Great Mashaikh for blessing me with the courage to complete this book.
Allama Sadrush Shariah (radi allahu anhu)
Beliefs concerning Allah's being and attributes
Beliefs concerning Prophethood (nabuiwat)
The Hereafter and Resurrection
Imaan & Kufr
Misguided & corrupt sects
Corrupt Qadiani beliefs
Corrupt Raafzi (Shia) beliefs
Corrupt Wahabi beliefs
Imaamat (proper religious leadership)
Note: permission was granted by Muhammad Afthab Cassim Qadiri Razvi Noori of the Imam Mustafa Raza Research Centre in Durban, South Africa to reproduce this great booklet. The learned scholar of Islam and Sufism has informed me that he is presently working on translating the other 17 Chapters of the Bahaar-e-Shariat. May Almighty Allah, his Spiritual Guide and the Beloved of Allah guide and grant his success.
This is an abode in which is the clear demonstration of the wrath of Almighty Allah. Just as there is no end to his mercy and grace, which can not be understood by the human mind, in the same way, there is no limits to his wrath. All the pain, suffering and torment that a person can imagine is very unparallel compared to the wrath of Allah. That which has been mentioned in the Quran and Hadith concerning the wrath of Allah is being briefly explained in this discussion, so that Muslims may read this and ask refuge from the wrath of Allah, and that they should abstain from those practices which will lead them towards hell. It is in the Hadith Shareef that when a person asks for refuge from hell, then Jahanum requests Almighty Allah to grant him refuge. The Quran has warned us on many occasions to fear Hell and stay away from those things which lead one towards hell. As a means to educate us, our beloved Rasool (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) would often ask refuge from the fire of Hell. The flames and sparks of jahanum will be as high as huge mansions. When leaping into the sky, the flames will seem like a caravan of yellow camels. Man and stone are the fuel of Jahanum. The fire of the world is one portion of the seventy portions of the fire of hell. The lowest form of punishment is this, that a person will be made to wear shoes of fire and this will cause his brains to boil like a copper pot boils. He will think that he is receiving the worst punishment, whereas he will be facing the least punishment. Almighty Allah will ask him if he had the entire earth, would he give it in return for refuge from this torment. He will reply in the positive. Almighty Allah will say that when he was in the spine of Hazrat Adam (alaihis salaam) then Allah asked him only obey one thing and that was never to make kufr and he did not take heed to this. The fire of Jahanum has been fanned for a thousand of years until it became red. It was then fanned for another thousand years until it became white. It was then fanned for another thousand years until it turned black. It is now completely black, wherein there is no sign of light. Hazrat Jibraeel (alaihis salaam) took and oath to the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) and said, 'If the doors of Jahanum are opened even equivalent to the point of a needle, then all the people on earth will die due to the intensity of the heat.' He then swore an oath and said, 'If the warden of Jahanum had to appear to the people then all of them would die due to his fierce appearance.' He also took and oath and said, 'If one link from the chains of a jahanami has to be placed on a mountain, then it would begin to tremble, and it will not be able to bear this until it will finally sink deep into the earth.'
The fire of this world is so intense and there is none who can dispute this. In hot weather it is extremely difficult to stand near a fire. This fire, begs Almighty Allah never to enter it into the fire of hell again and amazingly man seems to have no fear and does all that which will lead him into hell. Man does not fear that fire which even the fire fears. Almighty Allah alone knows the dept of Jahanum. It is in the Hadith Shareef, that if pillar of rock is thrown into Jahanum from outside it, then even after travelling for seventy years, it will not reach the bottom of hell, whereas if a person throws a ball from the heights of the sky in the morning will reach earth by night. Hell has numerous valleys, levels and wells. There are certain dungeons in hell from which even hell itself asks refuge seventy times a day or even more than this. There are numerous punishments which the Kaafirs will face in Jahanum. The Angels will beat them with such heavy iron rods that if one rod has to be kept on earth, than all the humans and jins together will not be able to lift it off the ground. There are massive snakes and scorpions in hell that look like long necked camels. Their stings and bites are so venomous and painful, that the pain and effect will be felt for a thousand years. The jahanamis will be given so hot water, like oil that has been boiled to its highest intensity. When they bring it close to their mouths, the intense heat will cause the skin on their faces to fall off. Boiling water will be poured onto their heads. They will be given the matter to drink which passes from the body of the jahanamis. They will be given thorny fruits to eat. The foul smell of these fruits is so intense, that if one piece of it falls on earth the entire cycle of humanity will be effected. When they are hungry, they will be given these fruits to eat.When they eat it, its thorny nature will cause it to be lodged in the throat. They will ask for water and they will be given water that is so hot, that when it reaches their bowl, it will cause the intestines to disintegrate and flow out of the body. They will rush towards water like camels that are tired due to intense heat. When the kufaar become weary of the punishment, they will discuss with one another and agree to summon Hazrat Maalik (alaihis salaam), who is the gate keeper of Hell. They will say, 'Please end our lives' Hazrat Maalik (alaihis salaam) will not reply to them for one thousand years. After a thousand years he will say, 'Do not call to me. Call out to Him, Whom you have disobeyed.' They will then call out to Almighty Allah with his merciful names for a thousand years.? Almighty Allah will not reply to them for a thousand years. After this time, He will say, "Be off. Remain in Jahanum and do not call out to me." The Kufaar will then become disillusioned and will scream and wail like donkeys. They will cry so bitterly that deep scars will form on their faces. They will cry blood and matter instead of tears. The blood and matter will be so much that ships would be able to sail in them. The jahamis will be so ugly that if one jahanami has to be brought onto earth then all the people on earth will die due to his ugliness and foul odor. The bodies of the Jahamis will be inflated to such an extent, that to travel from one shoulder to the other shoulder will take three days on fast horse. Their skins will become forty two yards thick and their tongues will hang out of their mouths for one to two miles distance. The place, where they sit, will be like the distance between Makkah and Madinah. They will sit in Jahanum with twisted faces. Their upper lip will stretch up to the top of their heads and their lower lip will hang over their navels. The form of the kufaar in Jahanum will not be the form of humans, because Almighty Allah created the form of humans as the best of moulds and more so, because it is the example of the appearance of the beloved Rasool (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). The form of the Jahanamis will be that which has been explained above. Finally the kufaar will be placed into caskets of fire equivalent to their heights. A lock of fire will be placed onto this casket and this casket will be placed into another casket of fire with fire between it and a lock on it. These will then be placed into a third casket and then thrown into the depths of Hell. The person in each casket will think that he is the only one left in hell. This will be the most intense punishment and it will be forever. When the Jannatis enter Jannat and those that are to remain in hell are in hell, then death will be brought in the form of a ram on a bridge between heaven and hell. All the dwellers of heaven and hell will be summoned. The Jannatis will fear that they are to be removed from Jannat and the Jahamis will think that they have received refuge from hell. They will be asked if they recognised the ram and all will say that it is death. The ram will then be slaughtered and it will be said, 'Death is no more. O Jannatis remain in Jannat forever and O Jahamis remain in Jahanum forever. The Jannatis will be ecstatic with happiness and the Jahanamis will be sad forever.
"We pray that Almighty Allah pardons us and favors us with His Mercy in this world and in the hereafter"
imaan and kufr
faith and unbelief
Imaan is to accept with the heart all those things which are the necessities of Deen. To reject any one of the necessities of Deen is known as Kufr (infidelity), even if one accepts all the other necessities of Deen. Necessities of Deen refer to all that which ever individual Muslim is aware off. In other words, the Oneness of Allah, The Nabuiwat of Prophets, Jannat, Jahanum, Resurrection and Reckoning etc. For example, he must accept the finality of the Holy Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). This must be accepted without any doubt or reservations. Any Muslim who does accept these principles of faith is no longer a Muslim. A Muslim who lives in a normal community have to be aware of the fundamental necessities of Islam. This however does not apply to those who live in mountains and forests etc. which is completely away from civilisation. This category of people will not lose their faith if they are unaware of these aspects of faith. These people will be regarded to be out of the folds of Islam if they totally reject any basic Islamic beliefs. The above mentioned law is only for those who are away from actual civilisation. This law will not apply to those of us that live in civilised communities and are aware of all the necessities of Deen. Such Muslims who live in civilised societies need to also follow the commands strictly through their practices and statements.
It must be noted that this refers to communities that are totally distant from civilsation, meaning that none from another community is able to go them and none from their community is able to go to another place to attain proper knowledge of Deen.
Aqida: The sincere conviction from the dept of the heart is the actuality of Imaan. The physical actions are not part and parcel of Imaan in actuality. As for the announcement of Imaan through word of mouth, then if after accepting Islam, a person does not get time to say this with the tongue, then in the sight of Allah he is a believer. If he had the time to say it with the tongue and he was asked to do so and he still abstained from doing so, then he is still a Kaafir. If he was not asked to confirm his Imaan verbally or secretively, then according to the law in this world he will be recognised as a Kaafir. Neither will his Janaaza Namaaz be performed and nor will he be buried in the Muslim cemetery, but in the sight of Allah he is a Muslim (as Allah is aware of him secretly accepting Islam in his heart), for as long as he does not portray any action which is against Islam.
Aqida: To be a Muslim, it is also compulsory not to verbally reject anything which is from amongst the necessities of Deen. Even if a person accepts all the other necessities and says that he is only rejecting it verbally but has faith in it in his heart. A Muslim can never utter words of kufr and only he will utter such words of kufr, who harbors such thoughts in his heart, and says whatever he pleases whenever he pleases. Imaan is such a firm conviction, that there is no room for disagreement present in it.
Mas'ala (Rule): If (Allah forbid) a person was forced into uttering words of kufr, in other words, his life has been threatened and those threatening him say that they will cut off his body parts etc. then one must be completely sure that the ones threatening definitely have the ability to do this, then in this circumstance, he is given latitude. However, in heart he should still have conviction of Imaan and it should actually be even stronger now. It is however more exalted that one gets killed and does not utter these words of kufr.
Mas'ala (Rule): Ones physical practices are not included in the actual theory of Imaan. There are however certain actions which when done, will cause a person to become a kaafir. Examples of these actions are : To make sajdah to the sun and the moon, to kill a Prophet, to say blasphemy against a Prophet, To insult the Kaaba Shareef or the Holy Quran, or to look at any sunnat with in a bad way. All these are without doubt Kufr. In the same way, there are certain practices which are signs of kufr, such as wearing a Zannaar, growing a choti (bunch of hair grown on the back of head by hindus), or applying the qashqa (the mark made on the foreheads by hindus indicating their conviction as hindus). The Great Jurists have labelled one who does these actions as a Kaafir. Now, that these actions show kufr, then the person who has done them will have to read the Kalima again and make Nikah again with his wife if he was married.
Mas'ala (Rule): To say that to be haraam, which is prove to be halaal from the Quran and to say something which is ordained as haraam to be halaal is Kufr, on condition that this command is from the necessities of Deen and the one who is rejecting it is well aware of the command.
Mas'ala (Rule): In the principle beliefs (Usool-e-Aqaaid), one is not allowed to make Taqleed (To have difference of opinion like the four Imams have on issues of practice such as Namaaz, Fasting etc). To make taqleed in certain practical aspects of Deen is allowed. It is for this reason that there are two basic branches in the Ahle Sunnat. One is the "Maatureediya" in other words those that prescribe to the school of thought of Hazrat Abu Mansoor? Maatureedi (radi Allahu anhu) and "Ash'a'ira, who prescribe to the school of though of Hazrat Imam Sheikh Abul Hassan Ash'ari (radi Allahu anhu). Both these branches are proper branches of the Ahle Sunnat Wa Jamaat. Both are on Haq (The True Path). They do not differ in principle beliefs Aqida. Their differences are in certain practical issues (such as Namaaz, wudhu etc and how these practices should be performed). Their differences are like that of Hanafi and Shafi'i etc. Both are on righteousness and one can not contradict one another.
Mas'ala (Rule): There is no increasing or lessening in Imaan. Only that which has form, shape, height, width and length can be increased or lessened and Imaan is pure of all these. Imaan is declaration and a declaration is a condition of submission. In certain verses of the Quran Almighty Allah has mentioned enhanced Imaan. This refers to faith with true conviction in Imaan (It does not mean that the value of Imaan is more. It however does signify the strength of Imaan). In the time of the revelation of the Quran, there was no limit fixed for this. As the verses of the Quran were revealed, people brought Imaan on them the commands which were revealed. It is not such that the reality of Imaan increased or decreased. However, there is difference in the strength and weakness of Imaan of every individual (in other words the Imaan of some is stronger or weaker than that of others, meaning one has stronger or weaker faith than another). For example, the Imaan of Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddique (radi Allahu anhu) is stronger than the Imaan of the rest of the Ummats Imaan all put together.
Aqida: There is no relationship between belief and unbelief. A person will either be a Muslim or a Kaafir. There is no third thing, that a person is neither a Muslim nor a Kaafir.
Mas'ala (Rule): Nifaaq (Hypocrisy), in other words to make the verbal claim of Imaan yet reject it in the heart is also kufr. The lowest level of Jahanum has been prepared for such people. There were also those in the time of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) who were hypocrites. These hypocrites were exposed through verses of the Holy Quran and the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) with his vast knowledge recognised every one of them and said each one of them to be Munafiqs (hypocrites). Today, we can not call a person a Munafiq if he announces Islam and does not openly go against any principle beliefs, as we are not aware of his hearts condition. However, there are those misguided sects today who claim to be Muslims but reject the necessities of Deen as well.
Aqida: Shirk means to make any than Allah worthy of worship and to accept more than one Allah being in existence. This is the worst form of kufr that one can commit. With the exception of this, any other Kufr, no matter how bad will not amount to Shirk. The command in the Quran that no shirk will be forgiven refers to all types of shirk and kufr. However, Almighty Allah may forgive any other sins that he wills too (This is except kufr and shirk).?
Aqida: One who commits major sin is still a Muslim and he will not be deprived of Jannat. This will be through the Grace of Allah and the intercession of the Holy Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam), or after getting some punishment for some of his deeds.
Mas'ala (Rule): Any person who makes dua for a kaafir after his death, or refers to a dead murtad (one who turns away from Islam) as 'Marhoom' or 'Maghfoor' or addresses a dead hindu as a heavenly soul is a kaafir.
Aqida: To call a Muslim a Muslim and a Kaafir a Kaafir is from the necessities of Deen. To doubt the Kufr of any person who openly made kufr also causes one to become a kaafir. The law of Shariah is passed on that which is apparent and not that which is not known, for example if a Jew dies, then we will regard him as kaafir and will treat him as he should be treated after his death (not make dua for him etc.). If a Muslim dies and he did not openly reject any necessities of Deen, then we will treat him as a Muslim even after his death. There are those who say that we in the time we spend calling someone a kaafir, we should rather chant the name of Allah. Let us inform them that where have they seen us continuously chanting the words Kaafir, Kaafir. What we are saying, is that a kaafir must be called a Kaafir and a Muslim must be called a Muslim. They should not use their Sulah Qul (Compromising) tactics to put a veil over the kufr of any person.
(This section is of utmost importance if a person intends to keep his or her Imaan intact in this present day and age). The Holy Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) stated, 'this (my) Ummah will be split into seventy three groups. All of them will go to hell but one.' When the companions of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) heard this, the enquired, 'Who will be that one group O Prophet of Allah (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam)?' He (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) replied, 'Those who follow my path and the path of my companions.' In another narration the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) referred to the Jannati Jamaat as 'The Jamaat' which refers to the "Suwaad-e-Azaam" meaning the huge jamaat of proper Muslims. The Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) also mentioned that any one who turns away from the true Jamaat will go to hell. It is for this reason that this Jamaat is known as 'Ahle Sunnat Wa Jamaat'
Many of these mislead and corrupt sects can be found in many countries today. A few of them are being discussed, so as to make the unsuspecting Muslims aware of their corrupt beliefs, so that they may be protected from their web of deceit and corruption. The Holy Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) said, "Keep them away from you and keep yourself away from them, so that they do not cause you to be misguided or plunged into corruption."
corrupt qadiani beliefs
Those who follow the cursed Mirza Ghulam Ahmed Qadiani are known as the Qadiani sect. Mirza Ghulam Ahmed Qadiani is the founder of this sect and he claimed to be a Prophet. He also uttered blasphemy against the True Prophets of Allah (alaihimus salaam). He has made such insolent statements against Hazrat Esa (alaihis salaam) and Bibi Maryam that it will cause the hearts of the Muslims to shudder, but due to the present frightening condition, it makes it necessary for me to quote his words of blasphemy. To claim Prophethood is kufr, but he did not stop at this. He continued to make derogatory statements against other Prophets of Allah. The Shariah declares that if a person tries to falsify the word of any Prophet, he has tried to falsify the words of all the Prophets (alaihimus salaam). This is evident through verses of the Quran. There is no doubt in such a person and his followers being kaafir. Any one who doubts their kufr will himself become a Kaafir. Some of the kufr statements made by him are as follows:
(a). 'In Baraheen-e-Ahmadi Almighty Allah has described this humble servant as Ummati and also as Nabi' (Ezaala-e-Awhaam pg 533)
(b). 'O Ahmed your name will be completed even before my name is completed' (Anjaam Aathaam pg 52).
(c). 'O Ahmed you are my desire and you are with me' (Anjaam Aathaam pg 55)
(d). He claimed that the verse of the Quran 'We have sent you not but as Mercy unto the worlds' referred to him, when this verse refers to the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). (Anjaam Aathaam pg 78)
(e). the cursed Ghulam Ahmed says, 'Allah says, O Ghulam Ahmed You are my offspring and I am from you and you are from me.'
(f). "The Prophet's (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) ilhaam and Wahi proved to be untrue." (Ezaala-e-Awhaam pg 688)
(g). 'Hazrat Moosa's (alaihis salaam) predictions did not occur as he had wished and expected them to occur and most of the predictions of Hazrat Esa (alaihis salaam) were false.' (Ezaala-e-Awhaam)
(h). 'He says that the verse in Surah Baqarah which refers to how dead person was brought back to life after being struck with a piece of beef, was only used by Moosa (alaihis salaam) to create unnecessary fear and this was mesmerism.' (Ezaala-e-Awhaam pg 775)
(i). the incident in the Quran relating to Hazrat Ibraheem (alaihis salaam) and the four birds, is also an incident of mesmerism. (Ezaala-e-Awhaam pg 553)
(j). "In the time of a certain King, four hundred Prophets predicted his victory, but they were all wrong as he lost the battle and thus died in this false hope.' (Ezaala-e-Awhaam pg 629)
(k). he says, 'The holy Quran is full of vulgar language and its tone is very harsh.' (Ezaala-e-Awhaam pg 26-28)
(l). He says, 'Baraahin-e-Ahmadiyya' is the book of of Allah. ((Ezaala-e-Awhaam pg 533)
(m). Neither Esa (alaihis salaam) or Moosa (alaihis salaam) were perfect guides. (Arbaeen vol. 2 pg 13)
This cursed and evil man attacked the station of Hazrat Esa (alaihis salaam) with many blasphemous statements. Some of the things he said about Esa (alaihis salaam) are: (Allah Forbid)
(1). 'O Christian missionaries. Do not say that Jesus is our Lord. There is one amongst you (referring to him) who is greater than Jesus. (Me'yaar pg 13)
(2). Almighty Allah has sent a messiah in this present time, which supercedes the past messiah and named him Ghulam-e-Ahmed.
(3). the example of Moosa is better than Moosa and the example of the son of Mary is better than the son of Mary (Kashti pg 13)
(4). Almighty Allah says that he will create an equal to the Messiah, who will not only be equal, but who will supercede him in every way. This will be Ghulam Ahmed.
(5). Leave the remembrance of the son of Maryam, for even better than him is Ghulam Ahmed. That which I say is not merely a poetic stanza, but it is my experience that the support of Allah is more with me than with the son of Maryam. If this does not be so, then I am a liar. (Daafa-e-Balaa pg 20)
(6). Allah has power over everything, but he can not bring back to earth a person who has already caused havoc on the earth (Daafa-e-Balaa pg 15)
(7). Maryam's son is not better in any way than kaushalya's son (the hindus Ram). (Anjaam Aathaam pg 41)
(8). I swear by him in whose control is my life, that if Esa (alaihis salaam) were in my time, then he would not be able to do that which I do and he will not able to show the signs which I show. (Kashti-e-Nooh pg 56)
(9). The Jew have very strong objection against the Nabuiwat of Esa (alaihis salaam) and there is not much that I can say about that. The only thing that I can say is that he is a Prophet, because the Quran says that he is a prophet. With the exception of this, there is no other Proof of his Nabuiwat. Rather, there are numerous proofs which nullify him being a Prophet. (Ejaaz-e-Ahmadi pg 13) It must be noted that in this statement of Mirza, has supported the corrupt theory of the Jews and at the same time claimed that the Quran teaches that which can be destroyed through evidence (Allah Forbid).
(10). The Christian claim that he is god and here, even his Nabuiwat can not be proven. (Ejaz-e-Ahmadi pg 14)
(11). Sometimes Hazrat Esa (alaihis salaam) used to have shaitaani inspirations. (Ejaaz-e-Ahmadi pg 14) (Note: Shaitaani inspirations only appear to evil persons and open sinners. Ghulam Ahmed the cursed has unsuccessfully attempted to prove his for Esa (alaihis salaam) whereas the Quran says, 'Shaitaan descends on those who falsely accuse and on the sinners."
(12). I must regretfully mention that the accusations of the Jews are so convincing, that I can not defend him (Esa alaihis salaam).
(13). I fully accept that the Messiah (Hazrat Esa) was a very pious personality, compared to others in his era. I can not however accept him as a truly liberated person for he was not born in Arabia. (Dafaa-e-Balaa pg 3)
(14). what I said earlier about Esa (alaihis salaam) was only out of love and kindness. There is a possibility that there were those pious persons in his era that were much more superior to him. (Dafaa-e-Balaa pg 3)
The above mentioned are only some of the derogatory statements of Mirza. He has used various other derogatory and vulgar words when addressing the Prophets of Allah (alaihimus salaam). He also openly slandered the family of Hazrat Esa (alaihis salaam) by saying that three of his paternal grandmothers were not chaste and were ladies of evil character. He even accused them of committing adultery. It must be noted that here mirza says paternal grandmothers, whereas Esa (alaihis salaam) was born without a father. In this statement, he is rejecting the command of the holy Quran that Esa (alaihis salaam) was born without a father. He furthers states that Esa (alaihis salaam) had four brothers and two sisters and all of them were his own brothers and sisters. He said (Allah Forbid) that they were children of Hazrat Yusuf (alaihis salaam) and Bibi Maryam. (This is a completely corrupt belief like all his other beliefs). He also claimed in his book Anjaam Athaam that Esa (alaihis salaam) did not have the ability to perform any miracles. He says in the same book that in those days there was a pond which had miraculous powers and all miracles that occurred then were related to this (so-called) pond. He says that the only power Esa (alaihis salaam) has been that of deceiving the people Allah Forbid). He further states in Ezaala-e-Awhaam that the miracles performed by Hazrat Esa (alaihis salaam) are only misconceptions and if one leaves out the tales that are usually mentioned as miracles, then one will find that all his miracles were not true and that no miracle performed by any other Prophet is doubted as much as those performed by him. He also again tries to prove that all the miracles of Esa (alaihis salaam) were due to the magical pond.
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiani and his evil followers have said and written numerous other things against the Prophets and the pious servants of Allah. Those who are true Muslims can never doubt that the Qadianis are Kaafirs once they are aware of all the above mentioned beliefs (of this corrupt and evil sect). The Ruling of the Shariah on these corrupt and mislead sects is:
"MUN SHAK'KA FI KUFRIHI WA AZAABIHI
FA QAD KAFARA"
"HE WHO DOUBTS THERE KUFR AND THEIR PUNISHMENT IS ALSO A KAAFIR (LIKE THEM)."
corrupt raafzi (shia)
If anyone wishes to look at their corrupt beliefs in detail, then he should peruse 'Tuhfa Ithna Ashariyyah' A few of their corrupt beliefs are being presented here (so that you may stay away from them and protect your Imaan).
(a). this sect openly slanders the companions (Sahaba) of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam).? They even call some of the companions of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) Kaafirs and Munafiqs (Allah forbid).
(b). They hold the three Khulafa namely Hazrat Abu Bakr, Hazrat Umar and Hazrat Uthman ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim Ajmaeen in contempt. They say that these companions stole the khilafat from Hazrat Ali (radi Allahu anhu) and he remained silent out of fear for them. It is completely unacceptable to label Sayyidina Ali (radi Allahu anhu) as a coward and frightened person. Is it possible that Hazrat Ali (radi Allahu anhu) took the oath of allegiance out of fear at the hands of those who the shias call Kaafirs and Munafiqs and remained silent about this all his life? Is this the quality of the 'Lion of Allah'? The Holy Quran blesses the companions with great excellence and commands their obedience. The Quran mentions that they are pleased with Allah and Allah is pleased with them. Could Allah hold them in such excellence if they were Kaafirs and Munafiqs? Never! Hazrat Ali (radi Allahu anhu) gave his beloved daughter in the Nikah of Hazrat Umar (radi Allahu anhu). The shias say that Hazrat Ali (radi Allahu anhu) made (Taqaiyya - used deception) when he allowed his daughter to marry Hazrat Umar (radi Allahu anhu). How can it be so that a companion of such grandeur like Hazrat Ali (radi Allahu anhu) would give his daughter in the marriage of someone he recognised as an unbeliever? This is thus totally baseless.
It is very sad to note that such things are said about the Holy companions, who strived for their entire lives for the sake of Islam and who finally were martyred in the same path. It is not possible that a brave and courageous personality like Hazrat Ali (radi Allahu anhu) made Taqqaiya. Taqqaiya is to use deception as a vice when you find yourself in a compromising situation.
(c). It must also be noted that two of the beloved Rasool's daughters were married to Hazrat Uthman-e-Ghani (radi Allahu anhu).
(d). Rasoolullah (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) married the daughters of both Hazrat Abu Bakr (radi Allahu anhu) and Hazrat Umar (radi Allahu anhu).
All the above clearly indicates the closeness of the first three companions to the Holy Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). After knowing of their closeness to the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam), who has the audacity to slander these beloved companions of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). Some of the beliefs of this sect is being quoted below:
1. They believe in 'Aslah' in other words that Almighty Allah is compelled to do that which is best for his servants. In other words they say that Allah has to do such and such a thing. It must be noted that Allah does not 'have' to do anything. He does as He wills. When He does anything for his servants, then this is his Mercy.
2. They say that the Great Imams are greater in status than the Prophets. This is totally contrary to the Shariah as it is saying a non Nabi to be greater than a Nabi and this is kufr.
3. Some surahs, verses and words of the holy Quran were removed by Hazrat Uthman (radi Allahu anhu) and other companions, thus leaving the Quran incomplete. (It is amazing that they say that this was done and yet Hazrat Ali (radi Allahu anhu) did nothing about this). This belief also is Kufr and is unanimously agreed upon.
4. They also say that sometimes Almighty Allah gives a command and then finds that it is not appropriate, and he then regrets giving this command.? This too is kufr. Such a corrupt belief says that Allah is ignorant (Allah forbid).
5. They say that Almighty Allah is the Creator of all good and people are the creators of mischievous and evil deeds. The fire worshippers believed in two Allah's, 'Yazdan' who they called the creator of good and 'Aharman' the creator of evil. But these corrupt shias have even left the fire worshippers far behind, by believing in millions of gods.
some corrupt wahabi beliefs
Compared to the other sects, the Wahabi sect is a new sect (the modern day wahabis) which came into existence in 1209 Hijri. The founder of this sect was Muhammad bin Abdul Wahab Najdi. He had unleashed a reign of terror and corruption in Arabia. His main attacks were in Makkah Shareef and Madinah Shareef. He killed numerous Ulama and razed many Mazaars of the Sahaba-e-Kiraam (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen), Imams, Ulama and shaheeds to the ground. (Allah forbid) He referred to the Blessed Grave of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) as 'Sanamul Akbar' in other words 'The biggest Idol' He caused much tyranny and corruption just as it was mentioned in the Hadith Shareef, that the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) mentioned that fitna will spread from Najd (today known as Riyad). The Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) said that the group of shaitaan will emerge from Najd. Twelve hundred years after this saying of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) this group emerged in Najd. Hazrat Allama Shaami (radi Allahu anhu) referred to this group as the 'Khaarijis' Muhammad bin Abdul Wahab wrote a book called 'Kitaabut Tauheed' This book was translated into urdu by Ismaeel Dehlwi of India . He called the book, 'Taqweeyatul Imaan' It is Ismaeel Dehlwi who first spread Wahabism in India (which later spread throughout the globe). They believe that any person who does not follow their way is kaafir and Mushrik. It is for this reason, that they label the Muslims throughout the world as unbelievers and whenever they have the chance, they can be heard mentioning the words kufr and shirk.
On page 45 of Taqweeyatul Imaan, he quotes the Hadith about how a sweet breeze will blow close to Qiyaamat causing all the Muslims to pass away. After quoting this, he says, 'This saying of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) came true and this wind has already blown.' In other words he believes that there are no Muslims now left on earth. So ignorant is he, that he has also included himself and his followers in this, meaning that according to him, he too is an unbeliever. These wahabis are bent on insulting Almighty Allah and his Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). A few of their corrupt beliefs are being quoted so that my fellow Muslims brothers and sisters will become aware of their false beliefs and be protected from their web of deceit and not be deceived by their attire and huge turbans.
My Dear Muslim Brothers! Take heed to what I am about to mention and weigh it on the scale of Imaan, as there is nothing more valuable to a believer than his Imaan. Another name for Imaan is the love for Allah and His Rasool (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). One who attains more excellence in his faith is the one with the highest status. If a person has no Imaan, then he has no value amongst Muslims, even if he claims to be a great Aalim, Zaahid or one who has left the splendors of this world. Do not think of their Aalims and Faazils as your leaders, for they are the enemy of Allah and His Rasool (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). Do you not find learned scholars amongst the Jews, Christians and Hindus etc? Will you accept them as your leaders? Definitely not. How then can these irreligious and corrupt people be your leaders?
Their corrupt Beliefs:
1. It is on pages 35 and 36 of Izaahul Haq 'It is an evil innovation to say that Allah is free from time, space and place, or having faith in the reality of seeing him directly. One who holds such a belief is a sinner and an innovator.' The author of this book says that to believe that Allah is free from place, time or space is wrong and we the Ahle Sunnat believe that Allah is free from time, place or space. In this statement, the author has labelled all the Ahle Sunnat and its leaders and Bidatis (innovators) and sinners. It is in Durr Mukhtar and Fatawa Alamgiri, that any person who proves a place for Allah is a Kaafir.
2. The Hadith 'on page 60 of Taqweeyatul Imaan quotes a Hadith and translates it in the following words, 'Think, whether you will prostrate to my grave when you pass by it.' After this, he puts a note and then says, that the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) said (which is not a true narration), 'One day I too will die and be mixed with the sand' (how can hold such a corrupt belief) when the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) himself says, 'Allah has made it Haraam upon the earth, that it may devour the bodies of the Prophets.' (The Prophets of Allah are alive and they are given sustenance).
3. It is as follows on page 19 of Taqweeyatul Imaan: 'Since Almighty Allah alone is our creator, we should only ask him for help in all our work. Just as a man after becoming a servant of a King only turns to him and not to another King. What then has to be said about any chamaar (low cast - cobbler)." (Here, he is referring to asking help from Allah. We the Ahle Sunnat ask help from the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam), so he used the example of low cast to the Prophet sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). Can any person who claims to be a Muslim use such a derogatory term towards the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam)?
4. It is on page 95 of Siraat-e-Mustaqeem as follows: 'Some types of darkness are deeper than others' (in other words some sinful actions are worse than others). He then says, It is better to think of sexual intercourse with your wife than thinking of adultery. In the same way, it is better to engross yourself in the thought of your ox or donkey, rather than thinking of your Peer (Murshid) or any other pious person, even though it maybe the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). Dear Brothers! Any person with even the slightest Imaan in his heart will be able to see the blasphemy in this statement. This is the belief of the leader of the Wahabis.
5. It is on page 10 of Taqweeyatul Imaan that, 'To increase or decrease ones sustenance, to allow one to be in good health, or bad health, to give one respect, to fulfill ones desires, to get rid of evils and calamities and to remove one from hardships is only under the authority of Allah. Anyone who calls to any one other than Allah in time of need is a mushrik, whether he feels he who he is calling to have the ability to assist him by himself or through the Will of Allah. It is shirk either way.'?
Almighty Allah says in the Holy Quran, 'Almighty Allah and His Rasool have enriched them through their Grace.' Here, the Holy Quran is announcing that the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) has caused people to be enriched with wealth and the author of the corrupt book says that one who believes such things is a Mushrik. According to him, the Holy Quran is propagating Shirk. The Holy Quran announces, 'O Esa!? You cure the blind and leper through my command.' In another verse Almighty Allah says referring to Hazrat Esa (alaihis salaam), 'I cure the blind and the leper and I bring the dead back to life through the command of Allah.' This is the injunction of the Quran and yet the wahabis say that none other can give good health (with or without the command of Allah). The Wahabis must now say how is it so that Almighty Allah has blessed Hazrat Esa (alaihis salaam) with this ability? If still they insist on this being shirk, then I do not know their definition of Islam.
6. On page 11 of Taqweeyatul Imaan, a Hadith of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) is quoted wherein it is said, 'Respect this jungle for it is in the (sacred Haram) and do not hunt any animals therein and do not fell the trees in its boundary for it is a place sacred for worshipping Allah.' After quoting this narration, he says, 'To show respect to the jungles? around the houses of Prophets or ghosts is shirk, even though one thinks that he is worthy of respect or to think that Allah will be pleased with you respecting them is also shirk. There are numerous Hadith which prove the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) as saying, "Ibraheem made Makkah the Haram and I have made Madinah a Haram, therefore do not cut down the Acacia trees in its surrounding and do not hunt the wild animals in its surrounding." Dear Muslim Brothers! Can you see how this mischievous author has distorted the facts? He has levelled such a terrible accusation against the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam).
7. On page 8 of Taqweeyatul Imaan, its author says that even the idol worshippers in the time of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) did not equal their idols to Allah. What they really did was that they called out to them in their times of need and they used to make offerings to them expecting to attain some favor. He then says that it is for this reason that anyone who considers any servant of Allah as an intercessor or a mediator between Allah and the servants is equal in shirk to Abu Jahl. This, statement, not only condemns the intercession of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam), but it also condemns all the companions (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen), the Great Imams, the Awliyah Allah and all the Muslims as Mushriks like Abu Jahl. (Allah Forbid).
8. In the same book, he says that if one is asked about how many stars etc there are in the sky, then one should not say that Allah and His Rasool (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) know, because only Allah has the knowledge of the unseen and not the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam).
9. It is on page 9 of Taqweeyatul Imaan, he says that Almighty Allah has not given anyone on earth the power to ordain anything. Here the author is saying that the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) has no power that has been awarded to them. This clearly refutes the miracles of the Prophets and the Karaamats of the Awliyah Allah. Almighty Allah says, 'By the Angels who plan the activities.' Is the author not openly refuting the above mentioned verse of the Holy Quran and the power that has been awarded to the Prophets and Saints?
10. On page 22 of Taqweeyatul Imaan, it is said that anyone who's Name is Muhammad or Ali has no power and right over anything. This is very astonishing, because the wahabis too have a right over their belongings and yet they say that Muhammad (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) who is the closest to Allah has no power and right over anything.
11. One of their beliefs is that Almighty Allah has the ability to lie (Allah forbid). One of their leaders has given a decree that if anyone says that Waqu-e-Kizb means pardon for all those who referred to Allah as a liar. This is such a blasphemous decree. He says that even though someone calls Allah a liar, they should be pardoned and still regarded as Muslims.
12. They also refute the fact that the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) is Khaatimun Nabiyeen (The final Messenger). To deny that Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) being the final Messenger is infidelity beyond doubt.
13. It is on page 2 of Tahzeerun Naas, that it is the opinion of the ordinary people that the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) is Khaatimun Nabiyeen, because he is the final messenger in the lengthy chain of Prophets. The Well informed (knowledgeable) people definitely know that being Khaatimun Nabiyeen has no untouchable seal to it. It only shows the end of an era. It does not in any way show or determines a special level of excellence or elevation. How then can the verse 'He is the Prophet and the Last one of all the Messengers' be in proper context in this discussion on the issue of praise?" The author here has tried to prove that Khatimun Nabiyeen only means the end of an era. He says that it has no significance with the pious people, as they know that it is not a unique station. The author here has attempted to refute the words of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) who himself has explained it to mean final Messenger, which is a unique attribute which has been blessed to him by Almighty Allah. This is evident in various Ahadith.
14. One of the habits of the wahabis is to try and nullify everything that has to do with the beloved servants of Allah. They are always looking for faults to try and defame the pious servants of Allah. They even refute the knowledge of the unseen which has been bestowed upon the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). It is on page 51 of Barahin-e-Qaatiya that the Prophet does not even have knowledge of that which is behind a wall. The author quotes this and then falsely attributes this statement to Sheikh Abdul Haq Muhadith Dehlwi (alaihir rahma). He further mentions that the vast knowledge of shaitaan and the Angel of death are evident from the Quran and there is no such source that authenticates the vastness of the knowledge of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). He thus claims that to accept such knowledge for the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) without evidence is shirk. The author of this book is prepared to give preference to the knowledge of shaitaan over the knowledge of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). The above mentioned beliefs should serve as evidence for the truthful Muslims, who will be able to see for themselves the corruptness of these wahabis. No Muslim in his right frame of mind can call these people Muslims. There is no doubt in them being unbelievers.
15. In another book, Hifzul Imaan, the author (Ashraf Ali Thanwi) says on page seven, that if knowledge of the unseen which is possessed by the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) is partial, then there is no uniqueness in this, since all insane people, little children and animals possess such knowledge. Dear Brothers, Think for a moment about what he has said. He has no conscious and does not feel any remorse in equaling the knowledge of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) to that of children, insane people and animals. Can any Muslim still have doubt in the author of Hifzul Imaan and his followers being disbelievers?
16. Another practice of the wahabis is to shun the practices of the Muslims by labelling these practices as shirk, whereas they have been permitted by Almighty Allah and His Rasool (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). They label Meelad Shareef, Standing for Salaam, Esaal-e-Sawaab, visiting the graves of the Awliyah and the Blessed grave of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam), making Fateha and forty days etc as shirk. It is in the book Barahin-e-Qaatia that the repeated hosting of the Meelad of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) is like the hindus who repeatedly host the prayer of 'Kanhaya' (a hindu deity) and like the shias who repeatedly observe the day of martyrdom at Karbala. (These Wahabis have labelled Muslims to be worse than hindus and shias.
Beloved Muslim Brothers! That which has been mentioned above is only a few of the heretic beliefs of the Wahabis. There are various other corrupt and blasphemous beliefs of the Wahabis which show there hatred for the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) in many of their other books.
The gheyr muqallids are also a branch of the wahabis. They refuse to adhere to the established and recognised doctrines of Islam. The gheyr muqallids are very close in the thinking to the 'deobandis', who are also a new corrupt group. It is for this reason that the Gheyr Muqallids do not accept the deobandis as Kaafir, since they both are used to uttering words of shirk. The law of Shariah is very clear, that all those who doubt the kufr or punishment of a Kaafir are themselves Kaafir. The Gheyr Muqallids do not accept the four schools of thought in Fiqh, and have innovated a path different from the true path. They say that to make Taqleed (follow one of the four Imams of fiqh) is haraam and bid'at. They even slander the great Imams of the Mazhabs. The reality is that they too make taqleed. They are definitely the followers (muqalids) of Shaitaan. These people refute the concept of Qiyaas (religious opinion), and to completely reject qiyaas, is kufr. They refute Taqleed, and one who rejects Taqleed in totality is a Kaafir.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The Wahabis use the term bid'at in abundance. Everything they see, they label as bid'at.? I thus feel that it is very important to mention the true meaning of the term bid'at.? That bid'at which is an evil innovation and which is against the Sunnah is makrooh and haraam. As for that innovation which is of benefit to religion, then this is sometimes, desirable, sunnat, compulsory and can even be obligatory to act upon. Hazrat Umar-e-Farouk (radi Allahu anhu) says as follows concerning Taraweeh, "This is a good innovation" even though Taraweeh is Sunnat-e-Muakida. That which is proven in some way through the Shariah can never be an evil innovation. If this is the case that everything is bid'at, then even the wahabis madressas, lectures and gatherings will all be labelled as bid'at. Why don't they stop these actions? If anything has to do with the beloveds of Allah, they label it as bid'at and if it has to do with themselves then it is halaal and sunnat. "Wa Laa Howla Wa Laa Quwatta il'laa bil laahi"
proper religious leadership
Imaamat is of two types. 'Sughra' and 'Kubra' Imaamat-e-Sughra refers to the Imaamat in Namaaz. Imaamat-e-Kubra refers to leading the Muslims in religious and worldly issues as the representative of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). The authority that has been bestowed to the Imams is very powerful. The people do not even have the right to disobey their commands. Every Muslim is obligated to follow them and adhere to their commands. There are however certain preconditions for a person to be appointed as the leader. The Imam must be a free person (not a slave). He must be a very capable and brave personality. The Rafzis (shias) do not agree with these conditions. They insist on one other condition which they feel is the most relevant. They claim that that the Imam must be of Hashmi and Alawi origin. Their aim for making this condition is to try and nullify the positions of the other three khulafa, because these Khulafa were not from the families and lineage mentioned above. It must be noted their Khilafat has been unanimously accepted by all the Sahaba-e-Kiraam (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen). Hazrat Moula Ali and Imam Hussain (radi Allahu anhu) also accepted the Khilafat of the other three Khulafa. As for the condition of being from the lineage of Hazrat Ali (Alawi), This, will also make Hazrat Ali's Khilafat invalid according to them, since how is possible for Hazrat Ali to be Alawi, when it refers to those after him. They Raafdhis also say that the Imam must be maasoom. This too is unacceptable just as we have already explained that only the Ambia and Angels are Maasoom.
Mas’ala (Rule): By one being worthy of appointment as an Imam is not sufficient. It is necessary that he must be appointed by the preceding Imam or those Muslims that are appointed to handle the religious affairs of the people.
Mas’ala (Rule): To follow the Imam (Khalifa) is totally fard upon all Muslims, for as long as his commands are in accordance with the Shariah. We are not allowed to follow anyone who acts contrary to the Shariah.
Mas’ala (Rule): The Imam should be a person who is an Aalim and a courageous person, or one who is assisted by the Ulama.
Mas’ala (Rule): The leadership (Imaamat) of a woman or a na baaligh (one who has not reached puberty) is disallowed. If the preceding Imam had appointed a Na baaligh? as the Imam, then the people should appoint a guardian to carry out the duties until he reaches puberty. The na baaligh will only be a honorary Imam. The actual Imam during for this duration will be the Guardian.
Aqida: After the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) the True first Khalifa is Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddique, followed by Hazrat Umar-e-Farouk, then Hazrat Uthman-e-Ghani, the Hazrat Ali-e-Murtuda and finally Hazrat Imam Hassan who ruled for six months (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen). These personalities are known as the Khulafa-e-Raashideen and their Khilafat is known as the Khilaafat-e-Raashida, for they have truly fulfilled their duties as the representatives of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam).
Aqida: After the Nabis and the Rasools, the greatest personalities in the creation of Allah are Hazrat Abu Bakr, Hazrat Umar, Hazrat Uthman and Hazrat Ali (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen). Anyone who says Hazrat Ali to be more superior to the other three khulafa is a mislead person.
Aqida: Superior in the above mentioned Aqida means that they have greater status in the Court of Allah. It also means that their virtuous deeds and rewards are abundant. It is in the Hadith Shareef, that the companions of Hazrat Imam Mahdi that there is the reward of fifty for every one deed. The companions asked the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) if it was equal to fifty of their deeds or fifty of the deeds of the sahaba of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) and he said that it was equal to fifty of the deeds of the sahaba-e-kiraam (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen). Even their rewards are many, but they can not even come close in excellence, to the Sahaba-e-Kiraam (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen). How can the closeness of Hazrat Imam Mahdi's companions' to him be compared to the excellence and the companionship of the companions of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). An example without comparison is this; A king sends his Minister and a few officers to sort out a situation. When they achieved victory, he gave each officer a purse of one hundred thousand each and he gave the Minister his special closeness and a greater position. In this scenario, the officers received more in wealth, but the Minister received even more, for he was given greater respect.
Aqida: The khilafat of all four khulafa was in accordance with their excellence. Excellence does not refer to their ability to manage the affairs of the state or the people, but it refers to the excellence bestowed upon them in the court of Allah. The Tafzeelia (a corrupt sect) who claim to be Sunnis say that excellence refers to the ability to manage the affairs of the state and the people. This is totally wrong. If this was correct then Hazrat Umar (radi Allahu anhu) should have been the first Khalifa (which is not so): "I have never seen anyone more strong, thorough and hardworking than he. He provided so much of water that not only did the people quench their thirst with it, but they also used it when they prepared paving for areas where they camels sat."
The Khilafat of Hazrat Abu Bakr (radi Allahu anhu) is however described in the following words, "He was not able to draw water from the well. May Allah have Mercy on him."
Aqida: After the Khulafa-e-Raashideen, the greatest status is given to the Ashara Mubasharah (the ten persons to whom the Prophet sallal laahu alaihi wasallam gave Jannat whilst they were still in this world), then to Hazrat Imam Hassan and Hussain, Then the Ashaab-e-Badr (those companions who were in battle of badr), then the Ashaab Baitur Ridwaan (those who took the oath of allegiance at the hands of the Prophet under the tree) and all of them are Jannati without a doubt.
Aqida: All the companions of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) are good and just people. Whenever we address them, it should be done with utmost respect as this is fard.
Aqida: To have ill feeling about any Sahabi is a sign of being a bud mazhab and a mislead person. Such a person is worthy of the fire of hell. To have ill feelings concerning the Sahabi is to harbor ill feelings against the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). Such people who do this are Raafdhis, even if he accepts the Khulafa-e-Raashideen and claims to be a Sunni. To insult Hazrat Ameer Muawiyah, his father Hazrat Abu Sufyaan, His mother Hazrat Hind is not acceptable. In the same way, to speak against Sayyidina Amr ibn Aa's, Hazrat Mughira, Hazrat Abu Moosa Ash'ari, or even Hazrat Wahshi (who martyred Hazrat Ameer-e-Hamza before he [Hazrat Wahshi] was a Muslim. It must be noted that after accepting Islam, he killed Mussailma Kazzab who was a false prophet. He used to say that he had martyred one of the best amongst the people (this he would say with sadness) and he had killed the worst amongst people (he would say this with happiness). To disrespect anyone of these companions is a sinful act and worthy of punishment. It is however not like disrespecting Hazrat Abu Bakr and Hazrat Umar (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen). Any one who disrespects them, is a kaafir according to the Fuqaha (Jurists).
Aqida: No matter how exalted a Wali may be, he can never be equal to a Sahabi.
Mas’ala (Rule): To discuss the issues or disagreements that took place between the Sahaba-e-Kiraam is totally haraam, haraam,haraam. All Muslims need to do, is to accept that they are all the companions of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) and his true followers who were always prepared to even sacrifice their lives in his love.
Aqida: ?All the companions of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) are Jannatis. They will not even come close to feeling the heat of jahanum. They will always live in happiness and comfort. The fearful situation on the day of reckoning will not cause them any sadness. The Angels will welcome them giving them glad tidings. All this has been explained in the Holy Quran in detail.
Aqida: The Sahaba-e-Kiraam are neither Ambia nor Angels and are thus not Maasoom. Some of them had certain mishaps (lagzish), but to hold them in contempt because of this is against the command of Allah and His Rasool (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). When addressing the companions in the Holy Quran Almighty Allah addressed them as those who before the Great Victory of Makkah and those after the Great Victory of Makkah (Fateh Makkah). Almighty Allah says, 'Allah promised goodness to all of them.' And Almighty Allah says, 'Allah Knows well that which you are to do.' When Allah is aware of all there actions and H has promised Jannat to them without any reckoning, what right does any one have to say anything against the Sahaba-e-Kiraam? Do those who speak against the companions want to establish a manner different from that which Allah has commanded?
Aqida: Hazrat Ameer Muwaiya (radi Allahu anhu) was a Mujtahid (A Mujtqahid is one who is an authority on religious affairs). There is a narration of Hazrat Abdullah ibn Abbas (radi Allahu anhu) which says, 'A Mujtahid does virtuous deeds and can also make an error.'
These errors are of two types:
Inaadi (with ill intent): These are errors which pre-meditated and are with ill intent. Errors of this type are not possible for a Mujtahid.
Khata-e-Ijtihaadi (without motive in managing affairs): These are not pre-meditated. If Mujtahids make such errors, then they are not held accountable in the Court of Allah.
If one looks at this in a worldly perspective, then too there are two types:
Muqarar: These are errors which do not cause any dispute in Deen. Those who make such mistakes are pardoned. An example of this, is reading Surah Fateha in Namaaz whilst reading behind the Imam?
Munkariyah: These are errors which could be the cause of disunity. The issue between Hazrat Ameer Muawiyah and Hazrat Ali (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen) was of this type. The decision of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) was evident in this case and none was held in contempt.
Aqida: There are those ignorant persons who say that when taking Hazrat Ali's name with the name of Hazrat Ameer Muawiyah (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen), we should not say (radi Allahu anhu). This is baseless. The Ulama have said that we should say (radi Allahu anhu) with all the names of the Sahaba-e-Kiraam.?
Aqida: The Khilafat in accordance with the way of Nabuiwat remained for thirty years, up to the time of Hazrat Imam Hassan's (radi Allahu anhu) khilafat for six months, Then, the Khilaafat of Hazrat Umar bin Abdul Aziz (radi Allahu anhu) was the next Khilaafat-e-Raashida and towards the end of the world, Hazrat Imam Mahdi will be on the position of Khilaafat-e-Raashida. The first Sultan (Muslim Emperor) in history was Hazrat Ameer Muawiyah (radi Allahu anhu). It is in the Taurah:
"The Final Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) will be born in Makkah, he will migrate to Madinah and his kingdom will be in Syria.?
This shows that the Kingdom of Hazrat Muawiyah is actually the Kingdom of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). It has been narrated that once Hazrat Imam Hassan (radi Allahu anhu) was in a battle against Hazrat Ameer Muawiyah (radi Allahu anhu) and he also a massive army and if he fought, he would have been victorious, but in spite of his strong position, he laid down his arms and announced his allegiance to Hazrat Ameer Muawiyah (radi Allahu anhu). The Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) had already foretold this in his lifetime on earth. He said, "This son of mine is a Sayyid. I have fate that Almighty Allah will bring two large warring groups of Islam together (in peace), through him (Imam Hassan)." Those who after all this, still belittle Hazrat Ameer Muawiyah (radi Allahu anhu) are in actuality belittling Hazrat Imam Hassan (radi Allahu anhu) and they are not sincere in their dedication to Allah and His Rasool (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam).
Aqida: There is no doubt that Sayyida Aisha Siddiqa (radi Allahu anha) is a Jannati and without doubt, she is the beloved of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) in there hereafter as well. Whosoever hurts her feelings has hurt the Prophet's (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) feelings.
Hazrat Zubair and Hazrat Abu Talha (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen) are from amongst the Ashara Mubashara. They too had certain Ijtihaadi situations with Hazrat Ameer Muawiyah (radi Allahu anhu), but they all finally retracted. To be a rebel means to openly go against the appointed Imam intentionally or not. These personalities cannot be called by such names as they had retracted their positions. To use the term 'rebel' for any sahaba-e-Kiraam is prohibited.
Aqida: Any person who accuses (Allah forbid) Sayyida Aisha Siddiqa (radi Allahu anhu) (due to the incident of Ifk) is definitely a Kaafir and Murtad. Any others who speak against her in any way are Raafdhis and Tabaraee and worthy of the fire of hell.
Here, the incident being explained is when Sayyida Aisha (radi Allahu anhu) lost her necklace whilst returning from a battle with the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). She went out to search for the necklace and by the time she returned the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) and the army had left already. She thus decided to wait at a secure camp area. Sayyida Aisha thus covered herself with a Sheet and rested in the ground. Co-incidentally at that time a companion of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) by the name of Hazrat Safwan (radi Allahu anhu)was asleep and also was left behind. When he awoke he was very displeased to see Sayyida Aisha (radi Allahu anha) sleeping on the floor. He requested her to sit on his camel and they joined the caravan of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). Some hypocrites gave a false account of this incident and tried to defame Sayyida Aisha (radi Allahu anha). In brief, a verse of the Holy Quran was revealed against those who made such accusations and Sayyida Aisha chastity was announced in the Quran and those who said anything in this issue were punished. Thus, anyone who still gives a false interpretation of this incident and accuses Sayyida Aisha (radi Allahu anha) is a kaafir.
discussion on wali's (saints)
Wilaayat is a status of closeness which Almighty Allah has blessed to some of His beloved servants through His Grace.
Mas’ala (Rule): Wilaayat can not be attained by one's self. It is bestowed by Almighty Allah. However, good deeds and virtuous behavior is a means of allowing it to be bestowed.
Mas’ala (Rule): Wilaayat is not given to anyone without knowledge. This knowledge is either that which one has attained, or if Allah wills, then knowledge is bestowed upon him before he receives Wilaayat.
Mas’ala (Rule): The greatest Awliyah from the beginning until the last day, are those in the Ummat of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). The greatest amongst them are the Four Khalifas in order of excellence First Hazrat Abu Bakr, Hazrat Umar, Hazrat Uthman and then Hazrat Ali (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen). Huzoor (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) bestowed the splendours of Wilaayat to Hazrat Abu Bakr and Hazrat Umar and he made Hazrat Ali (ridwaanullahi ta aala alaihim ajmaeen) the station of distribution for these splendours. It is for this reason that all the Awliyah Allah turn towards Hazrat Ali (radi Allahu anhu) for they have attained through the blessings of him being the station of distribution.
Mas’ala (Rule): No Wali is exempted from any religious obligations, no matter how exalted in status he may be. There are some Jaahils (ignorant persons) who say that Shariah is the path and they have reached the final goal, so there is no need for the path anymore (Allah forbid). Sayyidina Junaid-e-Baghdadi (radi Allahu anhu) has stated as follows concerning such Jaahils, 'They are true in what they say. They have definitely reached somewhere, but where? They have reached Hell. If however, there are those who are Majzoobs (in a totally high spiritual state and do not have complete control over their thoughts), then the law of Shariah does not apply to them, but the reality is that a true Majzoob will not speak contrary to the Shariah.
Aqida: The Walis have been blessed with great power and authority from the Court of Allah. They are the true Representatives of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam).They have been bestowed with knowledge of Ghaib (unseen) through the blessing of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). Most of them are aware of past and future happenings and are even aware of that which inscribed on The Protected Tablet (Lauh-e-Mahfooz). All this is given to them through the blessing of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). Without the blessing of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) no non-Nabi can attain any knowledge of the unseen.
Aqida: The Karaamats (miracles) performed by the Awliyah Allah is Haq (The Truth). One who opposes this is a mislead person.
Mas’ala (Rule): To bring the death back to life, cure the leper, cause the blind to see, travelling the entire earth from east to west by just taking one small step and all these other splendours are within the power of the Awliyah Allah, except for that which is not possible, for example to bring a surah equal to a surah of the Quran or to see in the world with the naked eyes the vision of Almighty Allah, or to converse directly with Allah. Any one who claims these for himself or any other Wali, is a kaafir.
Mas’ala (Rule): To ask their help in the times of need is permissible. They assist those who ask their help sincerely with any words that are permissible. The Wahabis confuse the unsuspecting Muslims on these issues.
Mas’ala (Rule): They Awliyah Allah are alive in their graves. Their Knowledge and powers increase even more after passing into the next world.
Mas’ala (Rule): To Make the Niyaaz of the Awliyah Allah is permissible and is a type of Esaal-e-sawaab. The Niyaaz of Gyaarwee Shareef is very beneficial and blessed.
Mas’ala (Rule): To commemorate the Urs of the Awliyah Allah by reading Quraan, Naats, Faateha and delivering talks etc are all permissible. To do any actions contrary to Shariah are definitely disallowed, more so at a Mazaar Shareef. The Sunnis have a very close relationship with the pious servants and they even become mureeds of Great Sheikhs (Peers) of many silsilas (spiritual chains). To confuse and trap the Muslims, the Wahabis have also started making mureeds, whereas they do not even have faith in the Awliyah Allah. When becoming Mureed, we should be very aware of this. There are four pre-conditions that one must confirm before accepting any one as a Peer. This is an obligation upon one who seeks a Peer.
1. The Peer must be Sunni Sahihul Aqida (Must have proper Sunni beliefs as we have been explaining in this book).
2. He should have sufficient knowledge to find the solutions to daily Islamic issues.
3. He must not be a Faasiq (Open sinner).
4. His silsila must link to the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam).