Hazrat Ali (Radiyallahu Anhu)

Q: Was Ali (Radiyallahu Anhu) born in the ka’ba? Did he ever stand on the shoulders of Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) to destroy idols?

Bismillaah

A:

1. According to some reports, he was born in the Ka`bah. (Al-Murtadha, p. 49)

2. Yes. (Tahzeeb Khasaa’isul Imaam Ali – An-Nasai, p. 93 / Musnad Imaam Ahmad)

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)