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Shia and Sunni marriage

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I am a Sunni and I’m thinking of engaging a Shia girl she has told me that she accepts me as a Sunni and that she agrees to raise the kids Sunni is it haram or halal if I marry her? Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the… read more »

I would like to know about Shia history.

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Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh,I am Rakib from Bangladesh, studying Biomedical Engineering at Hong Kong and currently at US. I am very fond of history. However, I do not know of any lecture or source where I can learn about the Shi’a movement and sects from a Muslim/Sunni view. 1) Could you kindly write for… read more »

Shia belief of the Quraan

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Assalamu Alaykum I have read in some places that believing that Quran is not preserved completely amounts to Kufr. (Usually One of the points used to say that Shia are Kafir) Is it true? If yes can you please qoute some reference (daleel) for this? Also, then how do we explain… read more »

Sayyiduna Hamzah’s mutilation

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I have been told that the incident of Hinda mutilating the body of Hadrat Hamzah is a Shia fabrication. Can you kindly shed light on this please   Answer This incident is documented in several books of the Ahlus sunnah as well. See here for details.   It is possible that the Shi’ah version is more exaggerate,… read more »

Can a Sunni eat the food of a Shia?

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Q: I want to ask can a sunni muslim eat food which came from a shia? A: Refrain from this. Shias and Muslims are poles apart. Hence it is not permissible to associate and freely mix with them. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti… read more »

Making dua for a Shia

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Q: I have a shia friend – suffering from cancer, can I pray for her recovery? A: Make du`aa for the hidaayat and the good of all. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Different sects

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Q: What are all the Muslim sects that are not Sunni or Shia? (Not every single group from within each sect but all the sects of Islam that every Muslim group falls into i.e Sunni and Shia.) A: There are several. Some are like the khawaarij, mu`tazilah, etc. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best…. read more »