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                2. Amir-ul-Momineen(AS) has referred to abu baker’s ascension to the caliphate, metaphorically, as having dressed himself with it. This was a common metaphor. Thus, when oosman was called to give up the caliphate, he replied. “I shall...

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                12) As-Sayed Razi ad-Din Abu’l-Qasim ‘Ali ibn Musa ibn Tawus al-Husayni al-Hulli (d. 664 A.H) has related this sermon from Kitab al-Ghardi with the following chain of authorities:                   This sermon was related to us...

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                5) Al-Allamah Mohammed Baqir al-Majilisi has related the following chain of authority about this sermon from ash-Shaykh Qutbu’d-Din ar-Rawandi’s compilation Minhaj al-bard’ah fi Sharh Nahj al-Balaghah:                  ...

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                Now, we set forth the evidence of those scholars and traditionalists who have clearly held it to be utterance of Amir-ul-Momineen (AS) so that it’s historical importance should become known. Among these scholars, some are those before...

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 Ash-Sharif ar-Razi says : The words in this sermon, “ like the rider of a camel” means to convey that when a camel rider is stiff in drawing up the rein then in this scuffle, the nostril gets bruised but if he lets it loose in spite of camel’s...

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SERMON 3 Known as the Sermon of Ash-Shiqshiqiyyah (1)                   Beware! By Allah SWT, the son of Abu Quhafah(abu baker) (2) dressed himself with it (the caliphate) and he certainly knew that my position in the relation to it was the...

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1. The Preserved Record. 2. Good house means “Mecca” while bad neighbours  means the “unbelievers of Quraysh”. 3. About the Progeny of The Prophet(AS), Amir-ul-Momineen(AS) has said that no person in the world can be brought at par with them nor...