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source : Al Islam

3 July 2023

8:00:51 AM

Introducing the book about 'Ghadir'

Ghadir in the book "Leading the Ummah" by Grand Ayatollah Jafar Subhani

This book offers some profound reasons by resorting to Qur’anic verses and to prophetic narrations in order to explain the issue of leadership, illustrating that the Divine verdict concerning the Islamic Leadership was quite different from the view that was brought up in the Saqifah convention.

Ghadir in the book "Leading the Ummah" by Grand Ayatollah Jafar Subhani

Chapter 18: The Event Of Ghadir (Part 1)

The global movement of Islam from the start encountered a lot put forth by Quraysh and the whole class of idolaters of the peninsula. They whole-heartedly tried to put out this divine light but the more they tried, the less they succeeded.

Their last perception was the great movement to shatter and spread apart its members, with the death of its founder 1.

The Holy Quran, which reveals most of their tricks in its verses, this time, uncovers their desire for the Prophet's death, depicted in the following verse:

﴿ أَمْ يَقُولُونَ شاعِرٌ نَتَرَبَّصُ بِهِ رَيْبَ الْمَنُونِ ،

قُلْ تَرَبَّصُوا فَإِنِّي مَعَكُمْ مِنَ الْمُتَرَبِّصِينَ،

أَمْ تَأْمُرُهُمْ أَحْلامُهُمْ بِهذا أَمْ هُمْ قَوْمٌ طاغُونَ ﴾

“They say the Prophet is a poet, we a wait for him some calamity [we shall wait for him to die]. Say: Surely I too wait a long with you. Have their understandings bid them this? [Have their hollow imaginations caused them this?] Or are they inordinate people?.

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