And for all you who want to marry a Shi'i, remember to read the above. To see more differences in Shia and Sunni hadith collections, visit and its subcategories. Understanding the differences between the two most populous branches of Islam is essential for comprehending many of the geo-political conflicts in the Middle East as well as community tensions in diasporic communities in the West. Likewise, Sunnis reject Shia Islam's. I love Sunni and how they love the prophet Mohammad. Shia Muslims believe that following the Prophet Muhammad's death, leadership should have passed directly to his cousin and son-in-law, Ali bin Abu Talib. There are three main branches of Shia Islam today - the Zaidis, Ismailis and Ithna Asharis Twelvers or Imamis.
You are not a bad person. As many of the Hadith are narrated by these close companions, Shia rejects them and thereby their religious practices such as marriage, fast and prayer are different from Sunni. In the past there have been no more than five Ayatollahs at any given time. The two are like night and day. See sahih al- Bukhari, Arabic-English, Tradition 8.
F 's family, that Shias believe the Imams have been given Imamate. . Sunni followers believe that their prophet Muhammad did not appoint a specific successor before his death. The Quran even clearly speaks on small things. In the eyes of many Sunni, this is blasphemous and equivalent to worshipping other deities.
Shia practitioners do not believe that humans will see God on Judgment Day. For further information on the Imams, look up their sayings and read about their lives. In fact, my teacher is sunni and he an the expert on the middle east. Furthermore, Imams do not receive revelation the same way Prophets do. I have a lot of information about their system of belief that is beyond the scope of this writing to explain. Of the entire Muslim population in the Islamic world, , according to cnn.
Moharram is done for sympathy of our prophet Mohammed which I believe is the prophet for all muslims. Learn the shia rules and learn whether you are right in accusing shias negatively. The Shia-e-Ali concept of Imamat is also very contradictory. But the Imam did not punish these companions. Definition of 'Imam' A low-case is used when referring to Sunni imams. Origins of the Sunni - Shia Split The split between these two significant sects of Islam can be traced back to the time soon after Muhammad's death in the year 632, and centered on who would succeed the and become the first Caliph, or leader. For example, differences are more noticeable in Iraq than they are in Kazakhstan or Kyrgyzstan, two countries where Muslims are less likely to identify as either Sunni or Shia, but rather simply as Muslim.
There is a lot of name-calling and a lot of misinformed lying. Articles of Belief One God, Angels, Revealed Books of God including the Quran, Messengers, Day of Judgement, Prophethood, Imaamah One God, Angels, Revealed Books of God including the Quran, Messengers, Day of Judgement, Prophethood Pillars of faith 1. The latter do not agree to infallibility of Imaams or to the occultation of the 12th Imaam Mahdi. The Imam should be chosen for his knowledge and piety. Jesus did not die on the cross, but will one day descend from heaven.
Otherwise, when lower-case, imam refers to prayer leaders in the mosque. Anyone who is competent enough should be the ruler. Allah is so merciful, so how can He punish those people who give thanks to Him for every thing He has given or believe Him that Allah is the only God? There is some overlap between these concepts and those found in the Ancillaries of the Faith, as well as Five Pillars of Islam. Although the , as the minority group was a faction supporting the power of Ali, over time, the divide evolved into a religious movement. This is what I have heard from scholars. Some Grand Ayatollahs ruled it haram, whilst others permitted. We do have difference in prayer yet again pray to the same God.
These interpretations follow four differing schools of thought: the Hanafi, the Maliki, the Shafi'i and the Hanbali. Shia Muslims do not accept the authority of the six major Hadith collections of Sunni Islam but instead follow the three Hadiths they call the Three Muhammads. Sunnism is more so an exoteric religion. But study the texts and don't settle until you know for sure. They do not give importance to one or the other but believe in equality.
They have limited free will, though no drive to sin. Leadership Believe no one was appointed by Mohammad to be his successor. Sunni Muslims recognize and respect Ali as the fourth who replaced , the third caliph. Marriage Man may be married up to 4 women at a single time. Just for the forum's information, all sunni scholars over history have said that the shia imams were the most knowledgeable people of their time, e.