January 20, 2013 Comments Off on Safavid Shia manipulation and forging of Sunni literature and scholars
Q: Please tell me more on what Abdul-Rahmaan Jami writes about the battle of Siffeen and about Ali (RA) is true in his Shawahid un Nubuwwah ‘I testify there is no God but Allah. I testify that Muhammad is the Prophet of Allah, and I testify that Ali is the Wasi of the Prophet Muhammad‘. Is Abdul-Rahman Jami a reliable author or scholar of the Sunni.
A: My response to the incident allegedly quoted by Mawlana Jami follows:
Mawlana ‘Abd ar-Rahman ibn Ahmad al-Jami was a great scholar and Sufi who died in 898 AH. He excelled in various fields, such as grammar, philosophy, logic, theology and jurisprudence, in which field he followed the Hanafi school. In addition he was a refined poet of the Persian language.
April 15, 2011 Comments Off on Results of the forced coversion of Sunnis to Shia by the Safavids
Ismail’s conversion policy had the following historical outcomes:
April 15, 2011 Comments Off on Shiraz before and after the Safavid onslaught
“Shiraz” (شیراز) was one of the most important centers of knowledge not just in Sunni Persia but in all of the Islamic world, as well as cradle of jurisprudence (Fiqh) and poetry in the history of Iran. Shiraz glimmered like a bright star in the sky of civilization by providing the nation geniuses scholars and experts in both art and knowledge (E’lm). Shiraz flourished a prosperous generation in the past; then it was becoming failure only in Islamic knowledge (elm) after the time when it was haven of the students as they used to com from different parts of the world.
The city of “Shiraz”, the provincial capital of “Fars” located in the southern-western Iran, its area is 340 km, one of the three biggest cities of Iran in terms of area, and it comes in its place after “Tehran” and “Mashhad”. Shiraz ends to “Isfahan” in the north, in eastern side it is surrounded by “Yazd” and “Kerman” and in the south it is closest to “Hormozgan” province, as it ends in western side to “Bushehr”. Its population is more than 1,722,331 inhabitants; Shiraz is the fourth largest city on the map of Iran in terms of population.
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April 15, 2011 § 9 Comments
When the Shias took over the power in Iran they massacred thousands of people as they were not ready to abandoned Sunnism and convert to Shiism.
The Iranian great historian, Kasrawi wrote that 20 thousand people were killed in Tabriz, capital of Azerbayjan, as the Sunnis refused to become Shia. The urgent pressure for converting the Sunni Muslim of Iran into Shia resulted in the disintegration of Iran as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Gherghizistan, and all parts of Central Asia seceded from Iran. About three million sq m of Iranians soil seceded from Iran as the residents of these places were not prepared to abandon Sunnis in and convert to Shiism.
This is bigger than Karbala.
BRITISH COLLABORATION WITH SAFAVIDS
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Persia was a Sunni country initially, from the days it was conquered by Muslims in the caliphate of ‘Omar [ra]. It was much later, around the sixteenth century, that a Shia dynasty , the Safavids, whose founder was not even Persian, converted Persia into a Shia country by force.
April 15, 2011 § 4 Comments
Were Safavids Persian? Ethnically not, but politicaly yes, as in the sense that they actively promoted and revived Pre-Islamic Persian Sassanian-Zoroastrian traditions under the guise of Shi’ism. Ethnically they were Azeri Turks, Safavids were Azerbaijanis. They did choose Shia Islam and with the force of the sword killed and forced Sunni Iranians to convert to Shia Islam. The Bektashi Sufi Order… « Read the rest of this entry »