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By the time he got complete control over those problems and could organize an army to liberate Syria and Egypt from the reign of terror which had held them in its  sway, the fateful month of Ramazan 40 A.H. arrived. 40th A.H. It was the 19th of...

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The men who had been, with ulterior motives, most clamorous at Siffeen , for the reference to arbitration, when felt that their hopes could not be realized, repudiated the arbitration and denounced it as sinful. They openly mutinied against Hazarath...

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This battle started on the 1st Safar 38 A.H. and lasted for more than two months. During this period, about 18 encounters took place. In the beginning, with his usual humanity , Hazarath Ali(A.S) endeavored to bring about a peaceful settlement. But...

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After settling Chaldea and Mesopatenisce , Hazarath Ali(A.S) was forced to march towards Syria to face moavia’s forces at a place called Siffeen. The books noted above  and Simon D. Aucklay, in ‘History of the Saracens’ , give a detailed account of...

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The victory gave Ali(A.S) , time to consolidate his kingdom in Hijaz,Iraq and Egypt and, according to Masudi, with honesty of purpose , which always distinguished him, he disregarded all advises for temporizing. Several of his advisers counselled him...

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Eric Schroeder in ‘Mohammed’s(A.S) People’, printed in England, 1955, says, ” Five days after the murder of caliph oosman, the people gathered together and decided : ‘We know no fitter man to be Imam than Ali(A.S), but will he  take the burden...

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The people who were furious against the caliph were:- 1. Talha: He played an important role in the siege and stoppage of water . He was commanding the group of the people who were bent upon killing oosman and on that account, marwan killed him in...

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1st Muharram 24 A.H. Justice Syed Ameer Ali, in his book , ” A short history of the Saracen” , page 45, says , “…that the choice of electorate fell upon oosman, a member of the ummaiyides family ( First Muharram, 24 A.H, the 7th November 644 A.D)....

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From 11 A.H. to 33 A.H. At his death, abu baker nominated omer as his successor to the caliphate and omer , on his death had appointed a board of six members to select his successor; the board consisted (1) abdul rehman ibne oaf,  (2)...

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Only one case I want to relate , which shows , in what high esteem, Ali(A.S) held, the value of the knowledge acquired, collected and preserved by man in fields of philosophy, science, history, geography and ethics. Following authors give a...

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During the caliphate of abu baker and more often during the time of omer, wheneverAli’s(A.S) advice was asked for, he, like a true Muslim, offered it sincerely. Though Bani Hashim were never given any place of honor in the government ,...

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The account of the last day of her life clearly show what kind of a lady was this daughter of the Holy Prophet(A.S) . She told the household that she was feeling better; the pain in her ribs and in her hand was not so severe and that her fever had...

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According to the famous Arab philosopher, mathematician and physician Ave Sena (Bu Ali Sena) , Hazarath Ali (A.S) and the Holy Quran were the two miracles ofMohammed (A.S), the Apostle of God. Life of Hazarath Ali(A.S) at every stage was a mirror like...

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When Ali(A.S) with Bani Hashim were busy with the last rites of the burial of the Apostle of God, some Mohajirs and Ansars gathered at ‘Saqueefa’ and decided that abu baker be the first caliph. Hazarath Ali (A.S) was asked to accede to this decision....

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Last moments and the last rites of the Holy Prophet(A.S): Allama Mohammed-ibne-Sa’d, in his famous book, Thabaquath( Vol. II, section 2, pages 51 and 61), relates that during the caliphate of omer, once, the famous jew,Ka’b-ul-Akbar ( who later...

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11th A.H. The year 11th A.H was the saddest year of Hazarath Ali’s(A.S) life. He lost two of his best friends. One of whom he loved and venerated like a father, like a master and like the dearest friend; the Holy Prophet(A.S), who died during the...

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The Christian priests were then informed of these orders of God and ‘They agreed next morning to abide by the trial as a quick was of deciding which of them were in the wrong. Mohammed (A.S) met them accordingly accompanied by his daughterFatima(A.S),...

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The third important event in the life of Ali(A.S) and in the history of Islam was the reading of Chapter (Sura) Baraat ( Chapter No. 9; Sure-Taubah)  before the infidels of Mecca. This Sura declares that God and His apostle, in future, will have...

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At the occasion, a poet presented an eulogium in praise of Hazarath Ali(A.S) in which he said, ” I am asked to praise Ali(A.S) in verses, Because recital of his praises will Release a man from Hell. I replied to them, how can I praise A...

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8th A.H. The year 8 A.H had some important events in its fold. The first of them was the fall of Mecca, The terms of the treaty of Hudaibia  were dishonored by the Quraish. Within two years of the treaty, they killed twenty persons of Bani...

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3rd. A.H. In the year 3 A.H, the first child to Hazarath Ali(A.S) and Hazarath Fatima (A.S)was born and he was named Hassan (Imam Hassan(A.S)) by the Holy Prophet(A.S). In the same year, battle of Ohad took place (refer section 15, page 23)...

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1st A.H. Five months after his arrival in Madina, he (the Holy Prophet(A.S)) fraternized theMohajirs (the MIgrators) with the Ansars ( the citizens of Madina). On that occasion, again, he called Ali(A.S) and said, “O Ali (A.S)! You are my brother...

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17. A brief survey of Hazarath Ali’s(A.S) life from Hijarath to the death of the Holy Prophet(A.S):  From 1 A.H to 40 A.H. When the Holy Prophet(A.S) left his house at Mecca in the night and Ali(A.S) was found  in his bed, the Quraish, at first...

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Thereupon, all the gathering, as one man declared, ” O Apostle of God! We testify and declare that you have conveyed the message of God in full details; you have striven your utmost to guide us to the right path and taught us to follow it; you were...

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(iv) The fourth time was (in the words from ‘The Spirit of Islam‘), ” Notably, the occasion of the journey from the performance of the ‘Farewell Pilgrimage‘, during a halt at a place called ‘Khumm‘ , he (The Holy Prophet (A.S)) had convoked an...