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Imām al-Riḍā ▧:

May Allāh ◣ shower mercy upon an obedient who has revived our cause.  The Imām was asked “how could one revive your cause”?  He replied: by learning about our knowledge, and making it known to [other] people.  People would indeed follow us if they knew about the virtue of our words.

 Book No. 25, v.1, p.180

Imām al-Ḥusayn ▧:

Verily, the love of us, Ahl al- Bayt, sheds sins off an individual, just as a strong wind sheds leaves off the tree.

Book No. 3, v. 27, p. 77, h. 9, c. 4.

Imām al-Bāqir ▧:

A believer can escalate to highest degree of belief with prudent study of our narration.

Book No. 3, v. 1, p. 106, h. 2, c. 3.

Ḥaḍrat Fāṭimah Zahrā ▨:

We, Ahl al-Bayt, are the intermediaries in His Creation, we are His favourites, and the descending point of divinities, and we are His final Proof of His unseen world, and we are inheritors of His prophets.

The Fatimiyyeh Sahifah, p.174

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Ahl al-Bayt

The Ahl al-Bayt, also referred to as the Āl al-Bayt, and the ʿItrah , are the noble members of the holy prophets household and his progeny, who were purified by Allāh (J.J.) , according to Āyah 33 of Sūrah al-Aḥzāb (33):


إِنَّمَا يُرِيدُ اللَّهُ لِيُذْهِبَ عَنْكُمُ الرِّجْسَ أَهْلَ الْبَيْتِ وَيُطَهِّرَكُمْ تَطْهِيرًا (٣٣)

“…Verily, Allāhs option is the removal of any impurity from you, the Ahl al-Bayt, and to purify all of you, perfect purification.


For the best example of the authority and power of the Unity of Allāh we have to refer to the Ahl al-Bayt who are the Masters of the House of Ka ʿbah (the physical manifestation of Unity).  In Āyah 34 of the Sūrah al-Anfāl (8), Allāh (J.J.) says:


وَمَا كَانُوا أَوْلِيَاءَهُ إِنْ أَوْلِيَاؤُهُ إِلا الْمُتَّقُونَ (٣٤)

  “…And they [disbelievers] are not its [Makkahs] Guardians[I].  Verily, Its Guardians are not but those who guard themselves [against sin]…”



And who can guard himself against sin better than a sinless and infallible obedient who is purified -a perfect purification- by Allāh (J.J.) Himself?


According to this Āyah, Ahl al-Bayt are the Authority of the Base of Monotheism (The Sacred Ka ʿbah ).  It is also expected that ʼImām Mahdiy (ʿf), the last infallible ʼImām, will begin to amend the world from this very Base.


For more information about Ahl al-Bayt, please refer to the Chronological Chart, the Genealogy, and the Résumé of the 14 Infallibles.


According to the unithetical linguistics, the Arabic word Ahl is related to Āl, by changing the glottal sound /h/ to /a/.  And the glottal stop /a/ is the archiphoneme of all vowel letters in all languages.  The /a/ sound is the means by which all other sounds can be pronounced.  There would not be any sound if /a/ did not exist, as there would not be a number if one did not exist.


Therefore, Ahl al-bayt is the first and the last authority that are selected by Allāh to be the household of the centre of Monotheism.  It is the very ʿItrah of the prophet according to the ḥadith of al-thaqalayn:


“Verily, I leave among you two precious things: The Book of Allāh, and my household; my Ahl al-Bayt.”


For more detail please refer to ʿItrah .

[I] - The word “G uardian s” is the English translation of the Arabic wor d ʼ Awliy ā ʼ .  The latter is the plural form o f Waliy (Guardian).  The above mentioned ā yah reveals that Ahl al-Bayt are, not only our Guardians, but also the Guardians of the Monotheism, and its physical manifestation (The Sacred House of Ka ʿ bah ).

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