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Introduction OneofthebiggestandprevalentoftheseveralEidsistheEidofGhadeer.Itisaveryimportantday whichunfortunatelyiscelebratedasaJashn(function)only.ImamMohammadAlBaqar(AS)says, WheneverthedayofEidarrives,oursorrowgetsrejuvenated!andsothenarratoraskedthereason forthisgrief.Imam(AS)replied,BecausethisisadayfortheAimmaheMuslimeen(Leadersofthe Muslim)andwearenotsittingonthethroneofWilayatasthetyrantsareunrightfullyrulingoverthe Muslims! Similarly,duetoourpresentcondition,thisdayshouldbeasorrowforustoo.Itisatragedythatthe UmmahisinvolvedinrejoicingtheJashn(function)ofGhadeerwhereasrealityofthisdayhasbeen elapsed.TheHolyProphet(P.B.U.H)wascommandedbyAllah(S.W.

T)inAyah67ofSurahAlMaidah:

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OMessenger!DeliverwhathasbeenrevealedtoyoufromyourLord;andifyoudoitnot,thenyouhave notdeliveredHismessage,andAllahwillprotectyoufromthepeople;surelyAllahwillnotguidethe unbelievingpeople. WesimplypleaseourselvesbycelebratingthedayofGhadeeronwhichtheHolyProphet(P.B.U.H) gathered1,20,000peopleattheMiqaatofJohfaonthe18thofZilhajjah,10thAHwhilstreturninghome fromthepilgrimage. TheHolyProphet(P.B.U.H)summarizedthecompletereligioninhisfarewellsermonbutunfortunately wehavejustchosenonestatementfromtheentiresermontowhichwehaventpaidjusticetoo. Wilayat - The Most Important Pillar of Islam Wilayatistheaxisofreligion.ThesystemofthisuniverseisrunningaroundtheboundariesofWilayat andAllah(SWT)beingthebiggestofWalee(guardians),HechosethemostofthepurifiedonestobeHis representativesonearth.Wilayatisthefoundationofreligion.TraditionsstatethattheIslamisbased onfivepillars: 1)Salah(Prayers)

2)Sawm(Fasting) 3)Hajj(Pilgrimage) 4)Zakat(IslamicTax)and, 5)Wilayat(Guardianship) AndamongstthesefivepillarsWilayatisthemostsignificantpillarsuchthatifitwastobetakenoutof thelist,theremainingfourendtobepurposeless!Everysingleacthastotakeplaceundertheshadow ofWilayat!WehavetakeneverythingbutwehaveleftWilayatuntouched.SometookWilayatbythe meaningoffriendshipbutunfortunatelywehaventunderstoodtherealmeaningofWilayat. Our Understanding of Wilayat as Sufism AquestionthatwemustaskourselvesisthattheWilayatwehaveunderstoodisthesameastheone theHolyProphet(P.B.U.H)wasorderedtodeclareontheDayofGhadeer?Andthedeclarationfor whichhishearttrembledtosomeextentlookingatthepresentconditionofthepeoplearoundhim? TodaytheHolyQuranisfreeofanyadulterationbecausetheresponsibilityofpreservingitisinthe handsofAllah(SWT)butthetranslationispennedbyus.Interpretershavenottakenthemeaningfrom theAyahbuthavecreatedameaningthemselvesbecausethemeaningandperceptionofWilayatinour mindsisofSufism.WedonothavetheQuranicconceptofWilayatinourminds. SufistakeWilayatasaSpiritualconceptwhereonepracticesgreatandunforeseenthingswhichpeople intheirlanguagecallamiracle(mojiza)e.g.theygivechildrentothosewhodonothave.Theypractice differentthingsandarecapabletocureothers.Thesekindsofpeoplearefarawayfromthisworld, awayfromsinsbuttheydonothaveanyresponsibilityontheirshoulder.ButtheWilayatgivenbyAllah isGuardianship(TheResponsibilityofGoverningtheUmmah). The Message of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) at Ghadeer TheHolyProphet(P.B.U.H)proclaimed:WhomsoeversMola(Guardian)Iam,AliishisMola. TheonewhohasalltherightsoverothersisknowntobeaWalee.WilayatintheQuranicconceptis somethingpoliticalandnotlimitedtothespiritualaspectonlybecausetheannouncementwhichthe HolyProphet(P.B.U.H)madewasatthetimewhenhewasleavingtheworldandthereforetherewasa requirementofapersonwhowasqualifiedenoughtobehissuccessor.Onemustevenponderonthe tonewhichAllah(SWT)useswhilecommandingtheHolyProphet(P.B.U.H).Heisbeingtoldthatifhe doesntdeliverthemessage,hehasntfulfilledtheresponsibilityofprophethood.IftheHolyProphet (P.B.U.H)wasneverintimidatedwithanythingduringhislifethenhowisitpossiblethathewasfearful rightayearaheadhisdeathwhilstaddressingtheHajis(pilgrims)?Hewasneverfearfuleveninhis rivalspresence.Howisitpossibletogetafraidinthepresenceofhiscompanionsandfriends? The Fear of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) at Ghadeer

Oneshouldknowthathewasnotfearfulofpeoplesattackonhimbecausetheywerenotarmedwith anyweapons;infacttheywerereadytosacrificeanythingandeverythingfortheMessenger(P.B.U.H) ofAllah(SWT).TheywerelifegiversinthewayoftheProphet(P.B.U.H)andtheBattlesofBadr, Khandaq,andKhaibarareallexamplestoprovetheirsincerity. TherealitybehindthisfearisthefactthattherearespecialfearswhichLeadershave!WhenAllah(SWT) grantsleadershiptoachosenone,He(SWT)eradicatesallkindsoffearthataretheresultsof weaknessesandlackofforbearanceandtolerance.ButHeHimselfbefitsthefearwhichcomesasa resultofunderstandingandcognizance.ItisreportedbytheProphet,Ifeartwothings,onethatmy Ummahrunsbehindfulfillingtheirdesiresandsecondlytheybegintoinstilllongendlesshopes. ProphetMusa(AS)alsohadafearwhenhewaschallengedbythemagicians.Hewasworriedthatifthe peopledontunderstandthewisdombehindhismiracle,thentheignorantwillgetdominantandthen suchkindofpeoplewillbecometheirleaders!Andthatiswhatexactlyhappened.TheytookMusa(AS) asthegreatestofmagiciansanddisregardedhisprophecy! Likewise,samewasthefearofMuhammad(P.B.U.H).Hewasworriedthepeoplesunderstandingofthis vitaldeclarationandthisfearundoubtedlystaysvalidtilldate.Tilltodaypeoplehavemisconstruedwhat theProphet(P.B.U.H)actuallymeanttosay.TheProphet(P.B.U.H)wasworriedaboutthemtaking Wilayatsimplyasasystemorasacelebrationandahappygathering!Undoubtedly,wemustrejoiceon theMessenger(P.B.U.H)sannouncementandreminiscethisoccasionbutwhatthepreviousUmmah didandwecurrentlydoingisadisgraceforall.Wemustlamentandweepdayandnightbecausewe donthavetherighttobehappyduetoourpresentstate! The True Essence of Wilayat ImamKhomeini(RA)saysthatGhadeerissomethingtotallypoliticalwheretheProphet(P.B.U.H)chose hissuccessortoguardandthenleadtheUmmah.Todaywedonotwitnesstruepolitics;wehave Satanismprevailingallovertheworld!SomeoneaskedImamJafarAlSadiq(AS),WhatisAql (intellect)?,towhichImam(AS)replied,ItisthecapabilitythroughwhichoneattainstheMarifat (recognition)ofAllah(SWT)i.e.recognizeshisCreatorandthusoffersservitudetoHimandgainsthe pathtosalvation. OnemanstoodandtookanameinfrontoftheImam(AS)askinghimifthementionedmanseemedto beanintellectual.ButImamsaid,ThatisnotintellectbutSatanism.Satanicclevernessandintelligence isnotbeingintellectual!Hencetoday,beitdemocracyordictatorship,allaredifferentfacesof Satanism. Thesocialplanningofthesocietyisknownasthetruepolitics.Itisthesystemwhichhasthecapacityto rundifferentnationsandcountries.Politicsisactuallyanothernamegiventoreligion.Itistotallythe same.Thereisnodifferencewhatsoever. WhenImamKhomeini(RA)wasarrestedandimprisoned,thewardensuggestedImam(RA)toshun politics.HetoldImam(RA),YouaresuchaholymanandaMarjaTaqleedtoo.Politicsisverydirty(the manutteredafoulwordtodescribepolitics)butImamKhomeini(RA)respondedsaying,Foryouit

maybebadbutformemyreligionispolitics.Youaretellingajuristtoabandonpolitics!Howisit possiblethatajuristleaveshisreligion?Bythiswecometoknowthatreligionandpoliticsgohandin hand.Theyarenotseparateentitieswhichwehavesplitintodaysworld!TheHolyProphet(P.B.U.H) wasthepoliticalgovernorofhisUmmah.HewastheImam(leader)too.Hehadthepowertoexecute andpreachtheteachingsofreligionopenlyinthesociety. ThefamouspoetIqbalsays:Howwouldapersonwholeadsthe2unit(Rakaat)prayerknowthereality ofImamate(Leadership)? The Act of Deserting Wilayat after the Holy Prophet (PBUH)s Death ThetruemeaningofWilayatmeansguardianshipandcustodianship.Haveweeverthoughtthatwhere didthissystemdisappearsincetheDayofGhadeer?Followingtheannouncement,howmanyhoursdid thissignificantmessageoftheProphetlastinthepeoplesheartswhowerepresentthere?Thefamous poet,HassaanIbnSabitpromptlycomposedapoeminpraiseofImamAli(AS)sowellthatitmovedthe HolyProphet(P.B.U.H)too.Everyoneinthegroundapplaudedhimandthendispersedleavingthe conceptandrealityofWilayatontheplainsofJohfa!ButwhathappenedafterthedeathoftheHoly Prophet(P.B.U.H)?Hassaan,too,didntacceptImamAli(AS)asthe4thCaliphandinsteadwentto Damascustolivealife. ItwasforthiscausethattheHolyProphet(P.B.U.H)commandedeveryoneinthecrowdtopendown themessage,tomemorizeandthenpassitontoothersbutunfortunatelytheylefteverythingthenand there.TheyforgoteverythinginonlyamatteroftwomonthsandtendayswhenLadyFatima(SA)hadto knockthedoorsofthecompanionsoftheProphet(P.B.U.H)askingthemtorecalltheirmemories! ItisthedayofGhadeerwhenIslamwascompleted.Itmustactuallybeadayofmourningforthe enemiesofIslambutwehaveextractedthesoulfromeverything!Afterthedeclaration,therewerea fewwhounderstoodWilayatunderthemeaningofloveandfriendshipwithImamAli(AS)andthus startedtoreciteQaseeda(poetry)topraisehim. The Concept of Wilayat in Sufism TheSufisdedicatedeffortsinordertogivereligionanotherlook!Theytriedtokillthesoulofreligionby abandoningcollectivismandintroducingindividualisminwhichoneisselfcenteredandcarefreeabout thepeoplearoundhim.ImamKhomeini(RA)namedthistypeofreligiousness(Sufism)asTahajjurwhich meansfollowingareligionofThawab(rewards)whichistotallyunrelatedtothesociety,environment, politicsetc.ForafollowerofSufism,hisreligionishisSalah(prayer)andhisJannah(Paradise).Religion isallaboutsittingontheMusallah(prayermat).Forthem,WilayatreferstoallkindsofHolySaints sittingindifferentcaves,sittinginjunglesstrugglingtomakethemselvescapabletododifferent miraclesandpeopleapproachingthemwithdifferentsupplications.Peoplecomingtosuchholysaints seemtobeslavesaskingfromtheirmaster! Why do People change their Course?

Thepublicfollowsaspecialgroupofpeoplewhoareeffectiveandinfluentialoverthesociety.They dontthinkmuchtheysimplyblindlyfollowsomeoneanddontbotherfindingtheirrealpath.They waitforsomeonetotaketheinitiativeandonceitistaken,theysimplystartfollowingthem. Blind Practice of Leaders Wilayathasbeenmisconstruedandmanyofthesedistinctivepeopleareresponsible.Afterthedeathof theProphet(P.B.U.H),peopleformedtwogroups,oneweretheMuhajireenandtheotherwerethepart ofAnsaar.AprivatemeetingwasfirstinitiatedbytheAnsaarandtheychoseSaadIbnUbadahtobethe firstcaliphoftheMuslims.WhentheMuhajireengottoknow,afewselectedpeoplefromthemcame andrejectedtheelectionmadebytheAnsaarandsotheyhadacollectivedecisionlater.Allthiswas happeningatoneendandontheotherhandtheburialritualsoftheProphet(P.B.U.H)werecarriedout! So,itisauniversalfactthatthepublicalwaysacceptswhateverisdecided.Thedaytheyunderstand thattheyhavethepowertoinfluencetheirdecisions,nonewillremaintomakeanywrongdecisions! ButasyoucanseetheMuhajireenandtheAnsarpresentedtheirsystemandpeoplewithoutanychoice, acceptedit.Hence,Wilayatsincethenhasbeenleftidleandconsideredunimportant!Intodaysworld, peoplegotodifferentcorruptpoliticianstomeettheirneedsandusetheinfalliblesappointedbyAllah (SWT)forgainingrewards.AshurawasadaywhichsavedWilayatbutwehaveturnedthisdayintoa meretraditiontoo. The Power of a Walee granted by Allah (SWT) WeallareawarethatShiismisbasedonthreepillars(Arkaan): 1) AnnouncementofWilayat(Ghadeer) 2) RevivingandsacrificinglifetoWilayat(Ashura) 3) EnactmentandExecutionofWilayat(IntezarulFaraj) SeveraldoubtsandqualmsarecreatedonthetopicofWilayat.ThebandwidthofWilayatissowideand vastthatanyonewhohaspoweroveranythingissaidtobeaWalee(custodian). Allah(SWT)hasgiventhisauthoritytohisnominatedpeople,totheHolyMessenger(P.B.U.H)andthe Imams.TheHolyProphet(P.B.U.H)oncequestionedthecompanions,DonotIhavethepowerover yoursoulsmorethanudo?ThisshowsthathewastheWaleeoftheUmmah.Allah(SWT)hasthen spreadandexpandedtheconceptofWilayatthathehasmadeeveryfatheraWalee(guardian)ofthe familybecausehehasthetotalrightsandnoonehasthepermissiontooverrulehisverdicts.The fundamentalpointwhichwecomprehendbythisisthatWilayatisnotsomethingwhichischosenby electionsorbygivingvotes!Allah(SWT)istheonewhohasappointedthisstatusHeistheonetogive powerandpositiontoperformthings.Foreverything,someortheotherpersonhasbeenmade responsible.Wilayatinsimplewordsmeansthepowertodosomething.Therealpowerisinthehands ofAllah(SWT)andbyhisIdhn(Grace),wehavebeengrantedthisWilayattoo!AllaffairsoftheUmmah aretobeundertakenbythenominatedWaleewhoareappointedbyAllah(SWT).Innocircumstances dowehavetherighttochooseaWaleeforourselfbecausethisisadesignationelectedbyAllah(SWT).

Islamic System Vs. Satanic System WecanchooseaWakeel(lawyer)butnotaWalee(guardian).Wasanyoneeveraskedtochoosehis/her parents?ThereforeoneneedstoaccepttheWaleewithoutanychoicewhatsoever.Peopleinthe parliamentareyourWakeel(lawyers)andsothatiswhyyoucanchoosethem.Theycannotbe dominantoveryoubecauseyouhavechosenthem.Theyneedtodowhateveryousaybut unfortunatelytoday,wearedirectedbythosewhomwehavechosenourselves!Allah(SWT)hasmade thesystemofWilayattogovernanddirecttheUmmah.InanISLAMIC SYSTEM,Allah(SWT)selectsthe WaleebutinaCORRUPT SATANIC SYSTEMitiswewhochooseaWaleebyourselves!IfImamsare consideredtobeadvocates,itisnotfairatall.Theyshouldbeconsideredasjudgeswhohavethefinal sayovereverythingandnonecancontradictovertheirdecisions. The Revival of True Wilayat presented at Johfa Wilayatisaconceptforalltimesandgenerationstocome.ImamKhomeini(RA)reallybroughtabouta miracle.Thissystemwhichwaspreviouslyoutofthebeliefs,philosophies,excludedfromthesyllabus, outofthecourse,elapsedandburieddeepintothegraveswasblownlifeintobyImamKhomeini(RA). Hepulledthesystemfromthepeakofdarkness;heraisedtheilluminatedflagofWilayatbyestablishing anIslamicrevolutioninIran.OneshouldalwaysrememberthatanysystemotherthanWilayatisand hastobecorrupt!AWaleeisappointedasourguardianduringthecurrentlifeforustoovercomeany obstaclesonourjourneytowardsAllah(S.W.T). AWaleeisnottobeseendirectlyinourgravesforthefirsttimejustforShafaat(Intercession).Hehas tobeapartofourlivessinceourbirthi.e.fromthecradletothegrave. Ghadeerisacelebrationwherethousandsofsorrowslietherein!Ghadeerhastoberevivedandthisis onlypossiblebyponderingonAshuraandfulfillingourdutieswhilstwaitingforAlHujjah.Eventhe brothersofAhleSunnahhavenotbeentoldthetruemeaningofWilayat!TheJewsperceivedtheir destinationtobeparadiseandconsideredthehellfiretobeforbiddenonthembutAllah(SWT)cleared theirmisconceptionbytellingthemthattheyareworthnothingtillthetimetheydontexecutethe systempresentintheTauratandInjeel.Theirclaimswerelabeledbaseless.Ayah68ofSurahAlMaidah talksaboutthem:

Say:OfollowersoftheBook!YoufollownogoodtillyoukeepuptheTauratandtheInjeelandthat whichisrevealedtoyoufromyourLord;andsurelythatwhichhasbeenrevealedtoyoufromyourLord shallmakemanyofthemincreaseininordinacyandunbelief;grievenotthereforefortheunbelieving people. TillthetimewedontimplementthesystemofAllah(SWT)ontheearth,whoeverweare,weare worthless.WewillbevaluedonlyifthesystemofAllah(SWT)ismanifestedonearth!WillImamAli(AS) appreciatethosewhoareconvincedwiththecorruptsystemanddeemsufficebyattending,celebrating theeventofGhadeerandreturninghomeafterpraisinghim? Conclusion Brothersandsisters!ItisnotaverydifficulttasktorevivethesystemofWilayatthoughwehavemany superpowersagainstusbutwehavethesupportandhandofAllah(S.W.T)becauseitisHisownvery system.ReappearancemeansthedominanceofthedivineSystem(thesystemofAllahSWT)overall othersystems!Religionhasbeendescendedtousinordertodominate.Notonlydowehaveto preservereligion;wehavetoworkinordertogiveitdominance! Theconditionsofthecurrentworldareagreatopportunityforustointroducethissystemtotheworld. ThesystemofWilayatisalreadyimplementedintheIslamicRepublicofIranbythegreatleaderImam Khomeini(RA).HeintroducedtheconceptofWilayateFaqeehi.e.thegovernmentofthejuristswhich implementsanIslamicmodelofagovernmentinthecountrywherethecurrentWalee(custodian)isthe SupremeLeader,AyatollahSyedAliKhamenei(MayGodSWTgranthimalonglife).Today,everyoneis abletoinfluenceoverPakistansowhyaretheholdersofthesystemofWilayatsittingquietandsilent? TillwhenwillwesufficeonrecitingQasida(poetry)only?TillwhenwillweleavetherealityofWilayat unheeded? Mydearfriends,itishightimetointroducethissystemofWilayatinourlives.Today,wearecelebrating theeventoftheannouncementofWilayatmadeinJohfabutbythewillofAllah,adaywilldefinitely comewhenwewillcelebratethesystemofWilayatonceitismanifestedineverycorneroftheworld! Wejustneedtoawakenourselves. Withthathopelastinginmyheart,