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Encyclopedia > Ahlul Bayt

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This is an Arabic phrase literally translated as "People of the House", or family. In the Islamic tradition, the Ahlul Bayt, or Ahl-e-Bayth, are the progeny of the Prophet Muhammed through his daughter Fatima's marriage with his cousin Ali resulting in their children Hasan and Hussein.

Shiites believe that a Imamate goes in succession through the lineage Ahlul Bayt.

See also

External links

  • Ahl al-Bayt: Its Meaning and Origin (http://al-islam.org/mot/default.asp?url=14ahlbayt.htm)
  • Why Follow the Ahl al-Bayt? (http://www.al-islam.org/nutshell/files/family.pdf)

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Shi'a Islam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2396 words)
Shi'a Muslims believe that the Ahlul Bayt were chosen as the best qualified teachers of Muhammad's Sunna (traditions) and that they are the best source of knowledge regarding Quran and Islam both during and after the prophet's demise after Muhammad himself.
Shia's believe that Imam Ali, the male head of the Ahlul Bayt should have followed Muhammad as the direct successor and leader of the Muslims and that he was directly appointed by Muhammad on several occassions during Muhammad's life.
Shia's believe that the Imams of the Ahlul Bayt carry the real responsibility of protecting and giving the example of the pure Sunna of the Prophet Muhammad after his demise and that these Imams guided the Muslims, in many times under the most horrible circumstances due to the governments cruel policies.
Islamic Ahlul Bayt Assembly of Canada (168 words)
The Most Exalted, and the special favours of Hazrat Imam Mahdi (pbuh), it is an honour to present The ahlul Bayt Assembly of Canada.
The Assembly was founded by a group of people who, after careful examination of the position of the followers of the Ahlul Bayt in canada, concluded that is grassroots, umbrella organization was much needed.
Upon the suggestions and requests from the followers of the Ahlul Bayt in Canada and taking into consideration the establishment of the 'Ahlul Bayt Assembly ', it was concluded that now was the time to from a larger, more comprehensive representation.
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