Ha’

Hashim bin Utba bin Abi Waqqas: No chain is provided for the narration of Hashim bin Utba.
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Kaaf

Ka’ab bin Ujra: There are no chains for the hadith of Ka’ab bin Ujra.
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Qaaf

Qais bin Thabit bin Shammas Al-Ansari: No chain is provided for the hadith of Qais bin Thabit.   Qais bin Sa’ad bin Ubada Al-Ansari: The narration of Qais bin Sa’ad can be found in two sources. The first is Kitab Sulaym, which is not reliable by Sunni or Shia standards. The...
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Ain

Amir bin ‘Umair Al-Numairi: The narration of Amir only comes through Ibn Uqda who narrates from Al-Munthir bin Jayfar and Musa bin Aktal who are both anonymous. Ibn Uqda himself is problematic enough. Refer to his biography in Mizan Al-I’itidal.   Amir bin Layla bin Dhamra:...
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Understanding Ghadir Khumm

The following articles were written to give readers a complete view and understanding of the events at Ghadir Khumm.   Context of Ghadir Meaning of Mawla Wording of Hadith Al-Ghadir Eid Al Ghadir Location of Ghadir Khumm Golden Words from the Grandson of Ali Can Twelvers use...
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Location of Ghadir

One of the factors that is often overlooked when discussing Ghadir Khumm is its location. Background Yaqoot Al-Hawami, in his encyclopedia of locations Mu’jam Al-Buldan 3/36 points out that Ghadir Khumm is a pond that is located only two miles away from Al-Juhfa. Al-Juhfa is a...
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Meaning of Mawla

Introduction The meaning of the term mawla is what has divided the Sunni and Shia communities for centuries. In this brief article, we will be discussing the most common interpretations of the term. There is an agreement by Sunnis and Shias that the term mawla can hold many...
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Can Twelvers use Al-Ghadir to Prove their Sect?

The question itself may sound very strange to Twelvers, however, one only needs to simply look critically at the bigger picture of what the Twelve claim is. There are three main reasons why Ghadir Khumm is not evidence for Twelvers, and we shall expand on these reasons below....
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Golden Words from the Great-Grandson of Ali

When attempting to understanding whether the event at Ghadir Khumm was a declaration of the Imamate of Ali, there is no better source than Ahlulbayt themselves in determining the meanings behind the words. For this, we will be quoting the opinion of Al-Hasan bin Al-Hasan bin...
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