Are our hadith collections sound and reliable?

Are our hadith collections sound and reliable? The Usuli school is notorious for attacking the credibility of hadith. They accuse our hadith collections to be...

Dangers of Bid’ah

Most people don't take bid'ah seriously and are not aware of its disastrous consequences. In many instances, bid'ah is extremely difficult to detect as...

Our duty against bid’ah

Needless to say, before we can perform our duty against bid'ah, the pre-requisite step is to be able to see and identify it. How...

Definition and Scope of Bid’ah

Definition of bid'ah (innovation in religion) Although the definition of bid'ah is simple and straight forward, people are often confused and are unable to differentiate...

Turban of Iblees

Broadly speaking (based on the hadith literature) there are two styles of tying the turban: Tahannuk: Allowing the ends of the turban to...

History of the Turban

Origin of the Turban The first person who wore a turban was Prophet Adam (as) after he was expelled from Paradise . A tradition states...

Taqleed in Usul-e-Deen (Beliefs)

According to modern Usuli school it is not permissible to do taqleed (of the mujtahid) in Usul-e-Deen. However this was not the view of...

Is Taqleed proven through Hadith?

The foundation of Usulism rests on Ijtihad and therefore on Taqleed (of the mujtahid). Over the centuries, the Usuli clerics have built an enormous...

Evolution of Taqleed

Over the centuries, as Usulism evolved so did the definition of Taqleed and its practical implications. Had this definition been based on hadith it...

Aql as explained by the Imams (as)

Aql is normally translated as "reason" or "intellect". However, the traditions of the Imams, present Aql as a very different concept. It is a...

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