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Articles

Visitation of Graves and Wahhabism

Reading Time: 10 minutes Visitation of graves and respecting them has been an age-old tradition, an act revered and considered absolutely important. The visitation of a pilgrim is widely accepted among the people and due to this they respect […]

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Articles

Building mosques over graves – Verdict of the Quran – Part Two

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Holy Quran has clearly ruled in favour of building graves over mosques as documented in Surah Kahf (18): Verse 21: فَقَالُوا ابْنُوا عَلَيْهِم بُنْيَانًا ۖرَّبُّهُمْ أَعْلَمُ بِهِمْ ۚ قَالَ الَّذِينَ غَلَبُوا عَلَىٰ أَمْرِهِمْ لَنَتَّخِذَنَّ عَلَيْهِم مَّسْجِدًا And […]

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Debates

Is kissing the Shrines polytheism?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Skeptics accuse Shias of ‘worshipping’ shrines. They take visitation of shrines of holy personalities (a.s.) i.e. Ziyarat, as polytheism and are quick to brand Shias as polytheists (mushrik). Reply The charge of these so-called Muslims […]