Tareekh Page 4.2www.madressa.net TOPIC 1: THE AHLUL BAYT:
We are known as Shia Ithna-Asheri Muslims.
(for the 12 Aimmah).We are also known as Ja’fari because our 6
Imam, Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq(A), taught us most of the rules that we follow. Although the basic belief of all Muslims is the same, there are 72 differentgroups in Islam. The rules of religion are slightly different in each group.Most of the groups have died away, but there are still two major groups left:
they believe in the Holy Prophet but
in the 12 Aimmah.
follows the Holy Prophet
the 12 Aimmah.
HADITH-E-SAFINAH: AHLUL BAYT ARE LIKE PROPHET NUH’S ARK
Hadith-e-Safinah is when our Holy Prophet Muhammad (S) compared his Ahlul Bayt (A) as Prophet Nuh’s ark.Whoever loves and follows them will be saved and whoever goes against their purity will drown.While holding the door of Holy Ka’aba, Abu Dhar told that he had heardProphet Muhammad (S) say,
"My family among you is like Noah's ark. Hewho sails in it will be safe, but he who holds back from it will bedrowned."
Now you know….
That by saying we are Shia Ithna-Asheri Muslims we aretelling everyone that we follow the Holy Prophet and the12Aimmah (the Ahlul Bayt).
We are also known as Ja’fari because our 6
Imam, ImamJa’far as-Sadiq (A), taught us most of the rules that wefollow.