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Encyclopedia > Curses in Islam

In Islam, one can pray for God to curse someone. This is done with the Arabic word "La'nat". "La'nat" means deprivation, and can be used in expressions such as "La'anatullah", "May (he/she/it) be deprived of God's (blessings)". So, the curse is not to be understood as gaining evil, rather of losing the blessings of God. Image File history File links Mergefrom. ... Lanat means curse, and can be used in expresions as in Laanatullah , Gods Curse (be upon him/her/it) See also Curses in Islam ... Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... For people named Islam, see Islam (name). ... This article discusses the term God in the context of monotheism and henotheism. ... Look up Curse in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

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Qur'an and Sunnah

There are in the Qur'an several verses where God deprived human populations from Gods blessings (cursed) because of their sins: The Qur’ān [1] (Arabic: , literally the recitation; also sometimes transliterated as Quran, Koran, or Al-Quran) is the central religious text of Islam. ...

The end of the verse can be understood as "As for the unjust, their actions caused them to be deprived from the blessings of God, the angels and humans, all together." The Qur’ān [1] (Arabic: , literally the recitation; also sometimes transliterated as Quran, Koran, or Al-Quran) is the central religious text of Islam. ... Sura (sometimes spelt Surah , plural Suwar ) is an Arabic term literally meaning something enclosed or surrounded by a fence or wall. ... Surat Al-Ahzab (The Clans, The Coalition, The Combined Forces) is the 33rd sura of the Quran with 73 ayat. ... Ayah is the Arabic word for sign or miracle. ... Translations of the Qurán are interpretations of the holy book of Islam in languages other than Arabic. ... Mohammed Habib Shakir, (1866, Cairo–1939, Cairo) was an Egyptian judge, born in Cairo and a graduate from Al Azhar University. ... The Qur’ān [1] (Arabic: , literally the recitation; also sometimes transliterated as Quran, Koran, or Al-Quran) is the central religious text of Islam. ... Sura (sometimes spelt Surah , plural Suwar ) is an Arabic term literally meaning something enclosed or surrounded by a fence or wall. ... Surat āli-Imrān (Arabic: آل عمران ) (The Family of Amram)[2] is the 3rd chapter of the Quran with two hundred verses. ... Ayah is the Arabic word for sign or miracle. ... Translations of the Qurán are interpretations of the holy book of Islam in languages other than Arabic. ... Mohammad Habib Shakir, born Cairo 1866, died Cairo 1939, translated the Quran into English. ...


Also, there are hadith where Muhammad invoked Gods la'nat upon humans. The most famous hadith regarding invoking Gods curse is the Hadith of Mubahela, also mentioned in the Qur'an: This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Muhammad in a new genre of Islamic calligraphy started in the 17th century by Hafiz Osman. ... Lanat means curse, and can be used in expresions as in Laanatullah , Gods Curse (be upon him/her/it) See also Curses in Islam ... Mubahela means debating with each other. ...

There was an ongoing treaty with the Christians of Najran in the 9 AH. The treaty was regarded of vital importance, it was not the result either of war. it ended in Mubahela between Muhammad and the Christians of Najran.[1] The Qur’ān [1] (Arabic: , literally the recitation; also sometimes transliterated as Quran, Koran, or Al-Quran) is the central religious text of Islam. ... Sura (sometimes spelt Surah , plural Suwar ) is an Arabic term literally meaning something enclosed or surrounded by a fence or wall. ... Surat āli-Imrān (Arabic: آل عمران ) (The Family of Amram)[2] is the 3rd chapter of the Quran with two hundred verses. ... Ayah is the Arabic word for sign or miracle. ... Translations of the Qurán are interpretations of the holy book of Islam in languages other than Arabic. ... Mohammed Habib Shakir, (1866, Cairo–1939, Cairo) was an Egyptian judge, born in Cairo and a graduate from Al Azhar University. ... 9 AH is a year in the Islamic calendar that corresponds to 630 – 631 CE. 9 AH [1] or 10 AH [2] is known as the Year of Deputations . Hadith of Mubahela [3] ^ http://webpages. ... The Hadith of Mubahela is Muslim tradition about a debate (Arabic: Mubahela) of Muhammad with the Christians of Najran and summoned the members of his household, the Ahl al-Bayt. ...


Views

Sunni view

Sunnis do not believe there are any spiritual rewards for cursing. Sunni Islam (Arabic سنّة) is the largest denomination of Islam. ...


One of the classic Sunni scholars was asked about cursing Yezid, the tyrant and perpetrator of violence against the Ahlul-Bayt, and replied that he found it better to praise Hussayn, the martyred grandson of Muahmmad, than to curse Yezid [citation needed].


The contemporary Sunni Grand Shaykh Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri from Pakistan, however, regards the cursing of Yezid and his ilk as not only permissible but praiseworthy [citation needed]. Shaikh (شيخ, also rendered as Sheik, Shaykh or Sheikh) is a word in the Arabic language meaning an elder or a revered old man. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


The Ahbash Sunni movement in Lebanon, too, are reported to allow cursing the enemies of the Ahlul-Bayt, as they are established in Sunni sources as enemies of God [citation needed]. Al-Ahbash is a religious sect and political party in Lebanon; alternative names are: The Ahbash, Habashis, al Habashiyyin, and Jamiyyat al- Mashari al-Khayriyya al-Islamiyya (in English, Association of Islamic Charitable Projects - AICP). ...


Sunnis are known to have cursed upon Ubaid-Allah ibn Ziyad: Shia twelver depiction of Ubayd-Allah ibn Ziyads henchmen about to throw Muslim ibn Aqeel from a tower in Kufa Ubayd Allah was a son of Ziyad ibn Abi Sufyan. ...

May Allah curse the son of Ibn Sumiyya (Ibn Ziyad, la’natullahi ‘alayh)!"[2]

Suyuti, a 15th century Sunni Islamic scholar wrote: Imam Al-Suyuti (c. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... Sunni Islam (Arabic سنّة) is the largest denomination of Islam. ... Ulema (Arabic: علماء) is the community of legal scholars of Islam and the Sharia. ...

May Allah's curse be upon the killers of Husayn and Ibn Ziyad.[3]

Qadi Thanaullah Panipati, a 19th century Sunni Hanafi Islamic scholar wrote:[4] Qadi Thanaullah Panipati (Arabic: ) (d. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sunni Islam (Arabic سنّة) is the largest denomination of Islam. ... The Hanafi (Arabic حنفي) school is the oldest of the four schools of thought (Madhhabs) or jurisprudence (Fiqh) within Sunni Islam. ... Ulema (Arabic: علماء) is the community of legal scholars of Islam and the Sharia. ...

The Banu Umayya were initially kaafir, then some of them presented themselves as Muslim. Yazeed then became a kaafir. The Banu Umayya maintained their enmity towards the family of the Prophet (sawas), and killed Husayn in a cruel manner. The kaafir Yazeed committed kufr in relation to the Deen of Muhammad (sawas) proven by the fact that at the time of the killing of Husayn he made a pointed reference to avenging the deaths of his kaafir ancestors slain in Badr. He acted against the family of Muhammad (sawas), Banu Hashim and in his drunken state he praised the Banu Umayya and cursed the Banu Hashim from the pulpit

Sunni scholar Shah Abdul Aziz: The Courtyard of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, one of the grandest architectural legacies of the Umayyads. ... Combatants Banu Hashim Commanders Umar ibn Saad Husayn ibn Ali Strength over 40 000 72 Casualties 5000+ 123 (72 Adult Men (Tabari)and 51 Children including a sixmonth old infant) The Battle of Karbala took place on Muharram 10, 61 AH (October 9 or 10, 680 CE)[1][2... see kaffir lime for the condiment, kaffir for the derogatory Afrikaans term for native Africans. ... Deen (دين) is an Arabic word usually explained as way of life or complete code of life. It is not exclusive to Islam, as it also used by Arab Christians. ... Combatants Muslims of Medina Quraish of Mecca Commanders Muhammad Amr ibn Hishām Strength 300-350 <900-1000 Casualties 14 killed 50-70 killed 43-70 captured The Battle of Badr (Arabic: ), fought March 17, 624 CE (17 Ramadan 2 AH in the Islamic calendar) in the Hejaz of western... Ahl al-Bayt (Arabic: ) is a phrase meaning People of the House, or family. ... Banū Hāshim (Arabic: بنو هاشم) was a clan in the Quraish tribe. ... Al Muhaddith Shah Abdul Aziz Dehlavi ( 1703- 1762 [1] or d 1823 CE [2] [1]) (Arabic: ) was one of the great Sunni Islamic scholar scholars of Hadith in India. ...

The love of Ahle Bait is a part of obligation of the faith and not from the traditional necessities. The love of Ahle Bait entails that Marwan should be abused and cursed. Espe­cially since he misbehaved with Imam Husain (a.s.) and his holy household and was inimical to them. In view of such immoral acts, one's soul detests this man who has satanical characteristics in him.[5]

Marwan ibn al-Hakam (623 - 685) (Arabic: مروان بن الحكم) was the eighth Muslim Caliph, an Umayyad, who took over the dynasty after Muawiya II gave up the title in 684. ...

Shi'a view

The Shi'a Muslims generally believe it to be Tabarra (one of the Shia Practices of the Religion). They further argue that the curse is a prayer, hence God is entitled to not accept the prayer and abstain from invoking the deprivation. Further, cursing is a Sunnah established by God himself in the Qur'an, Sunnat Allah. Shia also present hadith where the Shia Imams invoked the curse of Allah upon humans, and Fatimah cursing Umar and Abu Bakr: Shī‘a Islam, also Shi‘ite Islam, or Shi‘ism (Arabic ) is the second largest denomination of the Islamic faith. ... AS SALAM AU ALIKUM, not to mistaken, this salam was not for shias its only for muslims. ... In Shia Islam, the ten Branches of Religion (Furū al-Dīn) are the ten practices that Shia Muslims must perform. ... For other uses, see Prayer (disambiguation). ... Some actions that are quoted in the Quran as done by God are referred to as Sunnat Allah, the Sunnah of God. ... The Shia Imam is considered by the Shia sect of Islam to be the rightful successor to Muhammad, and is similar to the Caliph in Sunni Islam. ... For other persons of the same name, see Fatima (name). ... For other uses, see Umar (disambiguation). ... Abu Bakr As Siddiq (Arabic &#1575;&#1576;&#1608; &#1576;&#1603;&#1585; &#1575;&#1604;&#1589;&#1583;&#1610;&#1602;, alternative spellings, Abubakar, Abi Bakr, Abu Bakar) (c. ...

By Allah (Arabic: Wallah) is Arabic expresion meaning [I promise] by God used to make a promise or express great credibility on a expresion. ... Sunni Islam (Arabic &#1587;&#1606;&#1617;&#1577;) is the largest denomination of Islam. ... Shia Islam ( Arabic &#1588;&#1610;&#1593;&#1609; follower; English has traditionally used Shiite or Shiite) is the second largest Islamic denomination; some 20-25% of all Muslims are said to follow a Shia tradition. ... Sahih is a Islamic term that means authentic. ...

See also

Lanat means curse, and can be used in expresions as in Laanatullah , Gods Curse (be upon him/her/it) See also Curses in Islam ... The Uprightness of all Sahaba is a Sunni doctrince. ... There was an Umayyad tradition of cursing Ali, that is said to have started with Marwan ibn al-Hakam, a practice put to end by Umar II. This is tradition is described in sources such as Sahih Muslim and is prominently mentioned by Shia when retelling the history of...

References

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  3. ^ Tareekh ul Khulafa page 207, Dhikr Shahadath Husayn [1]
  4. ^ Tafsir al-Mazhari Volume 5 page 21, under the commentary of Surah Ibrahim verse 28 [2]
  5. ^ Fatawae-Azizi, Kamil, pg. 380-381[3]
  6. ^ Peshawar Nights [4] on Al-Islam.org

History of the Caliphs (Arabic: Tarikh al-khulafa) is a famous book writen by the classic Sunni scholar Suyuti External links http://www. ... Tafsir al-Mazhari is a 13th century AH tafsir of the Quran, written by Qadi Thanaullah Panipati. ... Peshawar Nights is a Shia book depicting a imaginary argument between a Shia and a Sunni Muslim. ...

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Sunni view

Cursing can refer to: Curse Profanity ... Yazid Ibn Muawiyah Ibn Abu Sufyan (July 23, 645 - 683) (Arabic: يزيد بن معاوية بن أبي سفيان) was the second Caliph of the Umayyad dynasty. ...

Shia view

In Islam, the Ṣaḥābah (Arabic: ‎ companions) were the companions of Muhammad. ... This article is about Islamic religious law. ...

Qur'an quotes

  • Allah's curse
  • Unbelievers:cursed

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