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Sharing a prayer room with Shias.

Q. I work in Azerbaijan, which is mostly a Shia community. On the drilling rig that I am assigned, there is a prayer room where the workers perform their salaah. There are a few Sunni brothers who form a Jamaah for the daily salaah. Is it okay for us to perform our...

Who was Ja’far As-Saadiq (rahmatullahi alaihi)?

Q: What is the view of the Ahlus sunnah wal jama’ On Ja’far As-Saadiq. People cause a lot of confusion and give a lot of misleading information these days about these topics relating to the Shia, and some say he was one of Imam Abu Hanifah's Ustaadhs. Please...

Are all Shia kaafir?

Q:1. Is it permissible to say that all Shia are Kaafir?2. Is it true that one who doesn't say that all Shia are Kaafir is a Munaafiq? A: The Shias that we know of believe in the distortion of the Quraan Shareef and reject the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu anhum), like the...

Eating from a Shia

Q: I work in an office as an accountant and there is a girl in the office who is a Shia. Sometimes she brings something from her house and gives all the staff to eat and she also eats herself. Some occassions she gives money to something to bring something for her to...

Practice of the Shias

Q: I want to know what is the reality of the shia performing 4 rakat amal and recite ziarat of ashura? A: In many basic principle aspects we differ with the shias. As a result of these differences it is not even correct to call them Muslims.And Allah Ta'ala (الله...

Are Shias Muslims?

Q: Do we regard Shiahs in our country as kaafir ?A: Shias regard the Qur’aan Majeed to be distorted and attribute false allegations to the Azwaaj-e-Mutahharaat (The pure wives of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)). They revile the Sahaabah (Radiyallahu Anhum)...

Shiahs

Q: I try to study comparative studies of different sects of Muslims. I’ve read your answers about Shias on the website where you have stated that shias are kafir. Kindly consider my following questions and answer please.1. Are shias or anyone who have hatred in their...

Befriending Shias

Q: I have a best friend who is a Shia and I am a Sunni though I’ve always been told by others not to trust Shias. A couple of months ago this boy I know started being very Islamophobic to me saying Islam is a cult and that I hate Jews which I do not and he called me a...

Why are Shias allowed into Makkah?

Why are shia allowed in makkah Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. There are various sects amongst the Shia. Some of them are Muslims and others are...