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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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In general, the Arabic word Ḥujjah(t) means logical argument, reasoning, and guidance, in order to prove a point and convince the opponent(s).  In other words, Ḥujjat is the result of a set of reasoning to shape the “known” information, in order to discover the “unknown”.  As a very simplified example consider A=B, and B=C, therefore A=C. 

If we were to choose one English word to express the meaning of Ḥujjah in the context of religious matters, the best fit may be the word proof.  It must be such a proof that guides people towards Allāh, with undeniable logic and reasoning.  Al-Ḥujjat is also a title for the Devine personality who can guide people and prove the Truth.  It can be simply translated as Allāh’s Guide on earth.  Being a Waliyy is the pre-requisite for the divine and holy title of Ḥujjat.

Followers of Ithnā-Asheri Shiʿa religion believe that all prophets and infallible ’māms are known to be Allāh’s manifest Ḥujjats on earth, as they are empowered by Allāh to guide people towards the Creator of all beings.  In the Shiʿi creed, there are explicit aḥādith stating that the earth is never left without Allāh’s Ḥujjat.  The last Ḥujjat of Allāh on earth is the 12th infallible ’imām, Ḥaḍrat al-Mahdi (ʿf), known as Ḥujjat ibn al-Ḥasan.  He is the living ’imām of this era, but is in occultation, not visible by all.

Further to the above meanings, Ḥujjat also means plea, cause, motive, judgment, and commandment.  It has different meanings among different groups for different purposes.  It also has several classifications.  This word has entered in the Glorious Qur’ān seven times.

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