Chapter: The Virtue and Excellence of ‘Alī b. Abī Ṭālib (رضى الله عنه) – Explanation of Kitāb As-Sunnah from Sunan Ibn Mājah [Lesson 101] – By Abu Khadeejah ‘Abdul-Wāhid

Abu Khadeejah ‘Abdul Wahid

All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation—and may He extol the Messenger in the highest company of Angels, and grant him peace and security—likewise to his family, Companions, and true followers.

[14/07/2023] Chapter: The Virtue and Excellence of ‘Alī b. Abī Ṭālib (رضى الله عنه) – Explanation of Kitāb As-Sunnah from Sunan Ibn Mājah [Lesson 101] – by Abu Khadeejah ‘Abdul-Wāhid حفظه الله.

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Some points covered by Abu Khadeejah حفظه الله during this lesson:

  • Ḥadīth #115.
  • The love the Prophet ﷺ had for ‘Alī  (رضى الله عنه).
  • The context wherein the Prophet ﷺ likened himself and ‘Alī to Mūsā and Hārūn (عليهم السلام).
  • Clarification that this ḥadīth is not proof that ‘Alī was more befitting to be the first khalīfah.
  • A clear, decisive ḥadīth found in Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī, narrated by Ibn ‘Abbās regarding a discussion between ‘Alī and al-‘Abbās that proves the aforementioned ḥadīth is not proof that ‘Alī should have been the first khalīfah.
  • Doubts brought by the Rāfiḍah regarding this ḥadīth [#115], and how to respond to them.
  • Ḥadīth #116.
  • The intent of this ḥadīth.
  • How the Rāfiḍah are the ones who revile ‘Alī in reality.
  • The kufr of the Rāfiḍah.
  • A list of the Companions who narrated this ḥadīth.


  1. Am I allowed to share a story of an Instagram influencer who posts her pregnant belly to show my disgust of her openly sinning? Does this fall under exposing someone’s sins?
  2. What is your advice to a young sister who claims knowing the names of scholars, Companions and the likes is not important and what matters is knowing the basics?
  3. I am new to Salafiyyah and I have a doubt. I feel every speaker is refuted and only a few are not. Can you please advise me?

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