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Prophet’s Daughters are Ahlel Bayt

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The Shia accept Fatima (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง) as part of the Ahlel Bayt, but we must analyze on what basis they do this. Do they honor Fatima (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง) because she is the Prophet’s daughter, or rather because she is Ali’s wife? The answer, we hope, shall be made obvious: it seems to us that they do not honor the daughters of the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…), but rather they only honor Ali’s wife.

The Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had four daughters, not just one. The Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) and Khadijah had five children: Qasim (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡), Zaynub (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง), Ruqayyah (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง), Umm Kulthoom (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง), and Fatima (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง). And yet, the Shia Ayatollahs will say that only Fatima (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง) is part of the Ahlel Bayt. Weโ€™d like to ask why the other three daughters are left out? Unfortunately, it seems that in order to maintain consistency, many Shia clerics go so far as to claim that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had only one daughter! This is an easily proven historical inconsistency, but it is trumpeted on many Shia websites, including the popular โ€œAnswering-Ansarโ€ website. The Ahlus Sunnah love all the Prophetโ€™s daughters equally and it pains us to see that the rights of three of our noble Prophetโ€™s daughters are neglected. We wonder how our Shia brothers would feel if we said that Fatima (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง) was not the daughter of the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…), or that Hussain (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡) was not the son of Ali (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡)?

Every authoritative historical account affirms that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had four daughters; even secular historians attest to this fact. We could provide numerous references here that would prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Prophet had four daughters. However, in such discourses one will always find individuals who will quote from sources which may be objectively declared dubious, but will be touted by one party to be authoritatively factual. The argument will, in that case, be reduced to a tedious dispute between โ€œour wordโ€ against โ€œtheirsโ€. Therefore we shall attempt to prove our claim from the Quran, something which our Shia brothers will admit is an accurate source, as a matter of creed.

The Quran Declares That the Prophet Has More Than One Daughter

Allah says in the Quran:

“O Prophet! Say to your wives and your daughters and the women of the believers that they let down upon them their over-garments; this will be more proper, that they may be known, and thus they will not be given trouble; and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.” (Quran, 33:59)

Here, Allah uses the plural word for daughters, not the singular form. Allah uses the term “banaatuka” which means “your daughters.” If it was one daughter only, it would be “bintuka.” This completely negates the claim that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had only one daughter. Had this been the case, then surely Allah would have not used the plural form, since Allah is above making grammatical mistakes. (We hope that the noble Sahabah will not be accused of doing Tahreef or tampering of the Quran!) We could provide more evidence to prove this fact of history, but it will certainly be a pointless endeavor if a Muslim cannot accept an evidence as ideologically authoritative as the Quran.

Why The Ayatollahs Deny Three Daughters of the Prophet

Let us return to the idea that Shiโ€™ism originates from Abdullah Ibn Saba and his followers. Notive, how the Shia Ayatollahs do not care about the Ahlel Bayt of Muhammad (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…). They only care about the Ahlel Bayt of Ali (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡). Notice how the Shia Ayatollahs deny that the Prophet’s wives are part of the Ahlel Bayt, but Ali’s wife is part of the Ahlel Bayt. Notice how Ali’s children–Hasan (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡) and Hussain (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡)–are considered by them to be in the Ahlel Bayt, but the Prophet’s three daughters are not. This again leads us to confirm the idea that Shi’ism originates from the Saba’ites. These Saba’ites excessively praised Ali (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡) and eventually even declared that Ali (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡) was superior to the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…). Today, the Shia adamantly deny this and they say that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) is superior to Ali (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡). However, we wonder why then they praise the Ahlel Bayt of Ali (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡) and not the Ahlel Bayt of Muhammad (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…)? Is this not a remnant of the Saba’ite origin of Shi’ism?

Another reason why the Shia Ayatollahs must deny that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had three daughters was because two of these daughters–namely Ruqayyah (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง) and Umm Kulthoom (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง)–married Uthman Bin Affan (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡), the third Caliph. The Shia Ayatollahs base their entire belief on the repudiation of the first three caliphs; if the three caliphs were really evil as the Shia say they are, then why did the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) marry two of his daughters to one of these three Caliphs? Again, this, in our opinion, questions the ideological foundation of Shi’ism.

The Shia revere the Nahjul Balagha, which they claim are the sermons and letters of Ali (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡). It is one of the most sacred and authoratative of Shia books. The Ahlus Sunnah wal Jama’ah believes that many of the narrations in the Nahjul Balagha are forgeries; however, the Shia accept all of it, and thus we will quote straight from the Nahjul Balagha to prove that Uthman (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡) married two of the daughters of the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…).

Nahjul Balagha, Sermon 163
Ali went to see Uthman and said to him:

“You have seen as we have seen and you have heard as we have heard. You sat in the company of the Prophet of Allah as we did. (Abu Bakr) Ibn Abi Quhafah and (`Umar) ibn al-Khattab were no more responsible for acting righteously than you, since you are nearer than both of them to the Prophet of Allah through kinship, and you also hold relationship to him by marriage which they do not hold.”

(Source: http://www.al-islam.org/nahjul/163.htm)

This proves that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had two daughters who married Uthman (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡). This revelation is troublesome the Shia Ayatollahs it would involve exalting the status of Uthman’s family (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡). And most importantly, it shows that Uthman (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡) was such a pious person that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) gave him two daughters.

Al-Islam.org

The popular Shia website, Al-Islam.org, finally rescinded the Shia claim that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had only one daughter. Let us see what Al-Islam.org has to say:

Al-Islam.org says
โ€œMost reports (like those of Ibn Ishaq, al-Mas’udi) indicate that she [Khadaija] was the mother of all the Prophet’s children apart from Ibrahim (who was the son of Mary the Copt). She bore the following children to the Prophet: al-Qasim; Zaynab, Ruqqayya, Umm Kulthum and Hazrat Fatima (A.S). Bibi Fatima was the youngest daughter according to most reports. The daughters accepted Islam and migrated with the Prophet to Medina.

And we also read the following:

Al-Islam.org says
โ€œKhadija, peace be upon her, was the first woman who believed in the Prophet’s divine prophecy. She put all her wealth at his disposal to propagate and promote Islam. [39] Six children were born of his marriage: two sons named Qasim and Tahir who passed away as infants in Makkah and four daughers named Ruqiyah, Zaynab, Umm Kulsum, and Fatima, who was the most prominent and honoured of them all. [40]

It is distressing that the Shia exalt Fatima (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง) by using the honorific “(A.S.)” as well as “Hazrat” but you will notice no such respect for the other beloved daughters of the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…). Nonetheless, we are pleased that they accept the Prophet’s daughters. We kindly ask Shia-Chat and Answering-Ansar to follow suit and also rescind their claims that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had only one daughter. How distressing it was to see an entire thread on Shia-Chat discussing how the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had only one daughter. The Answering-Ansar moderator boldly declared: “The Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had only one daughter, Bibi Fatima [A.S.].”

The Shia website Al-Islam.org has definitively refuted those who claimed that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) did not have four daughters. We read the following:

Al-Islam.org says
โ€œKhadija gave birth to several children of whom only four daughters survived: Zainab, Umme Kulthum, Ruqiya, and Fatima-Zahra who was the youngest and most exalted of them all.

There is a difference between historians regarding the first two daughters, for some claim that they were the Prophet’s step-daughters; but the fact is that they were his direct daughters. This fact will be explained in the coming pages, if Allah wills. [1]

[1] The story of Khadija’s marriage was summarized and carried on from Bihar al-Anwar: v.6.

It should be noted that Bihar al-Anwar is a very authoratative book to the Shia.

We are pleased that Al-Islam.org has accepted the truth on this matter, and has admitted that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had four daughters. However, we must ask then: if Fatima (ุฑุถู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู†ู‡ุง) is to be included in the Ahlel Bayt, then why aren’t the other three daughters of the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…)? Is this not unfair? Is this not illogical?

Al-Shia.com

Another popular Shia website, www.al-shia.com, contains the following Hadith compiled by Imam Kulayni in Al-Kafi, the most reliable of the four Shia books of Hadith. All of the below Hadith confirm that Umm Kulthoom, Ruqayyah, and Zaynub are direct daughters of the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…):

Al-Shia.com says
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  • ุฑูˆู‰ ุงู„ุตูุงุฑ ุจุณู†ุฏู‡ ุนู† ุงู„ุงู…ุงู… ุงู„ุจุงู‚ุฑ (ุน ) ู‚ุงู„ : ูˆู„ุฏ ู„ุฑุณูˆู„ ุงู„ู„ู‘ู‡ (ุต )ู…ู† ุฎุฏูŠุฌุฉ : ุงู„ู‚ุงุณู… ูˆุงู„ุทุงู‡ุฑ , ูˆุงู… ูƒู„ุซูˆู… , ูˆุฑู‚ูŠุฉ , ูˆุฒูŠู†ุจ ูˆูุงุทู…ุฉ ((642)) .
    ูˆุฑูˆู‰ ุงู„ุตุฏูˆู‚ ุจุณู†ุฏู‡ ุนู† ุงู„ุตุงุฏู‚ (ุน ) ู‚ุงู„ : ูˆู„ุฏ ู„ุฑุณูˆู„ ุงู„ู„ู‘ู‡ (ุต )ู…ู† ุฎุฏูŠุฌุฉ : ุงู„ู‚ุงุณู… ูˆุงู„ุทุงู‡ุฑ ู€ ูˆู‡ูˆ ุนุจุฏุงู„ู„ู‘ู‡ ู€ ูˆุงู… ูƒู„ุซูˆู… , ูˆุฑู‚ูŠุฉ , ูˆุฒูŠู†ุจ ูˆูุงุทู…ุฉ ((643)) .
    ูˆู‚ู€ุงู„ ุงู„ู€ูƒู€ู„ูŠู†ูŠ : ูˆู„ุฏ ู„ู‡ ู…ู†ู‡ุง ู‚ุจู„ ู…ุจุนุซู‡ : ุงู„ู‚ุงุณู… , ูˆุฑู‚ูŠุฉ , ูˆุฒูŠู†ุจ ูˆุงู… ูƒู„ุซูˆู… , ูˆูˆู„ุฏ ู„ู‡ ุจุนุฏ ุงู„ู…ุจุนุซ : ุงู„ู€ุทู€ูŠู€ุจ ูˆุงู„ู€ุทู€ุงู‡ุฑ ูˆูุงุทู…ุฉ ูˆุฑูˆู‰ ุงูŠุถุง : ุง ู† ู‡ ู„ู… ูŠูˆู„ุฏ ุจุนุฏ ุงู„ู…ุจุนุซ ุงู„ุง ูุงุทู…ุฉ (ุน ) , ูˆุงู† ุงู„ุทูŠุจ ูˆุงู„ุทุงู‡ุฑ ูˆู„ุฏุง ู‚ุจู„ ู…ุจุนุซู‡ ((644)) .
    ูˆู‚ู€ุงู„ ุงู„ู€ุดูŠุฎ ุงู„ุทุจุฑุณูŠ : ูุงูˆู„ ู…ุง ุญู…ู„ุช ูˆู„ุฏุช ุนุจุฏ ุงู„ู„ู‘ู‡ ุจู† ู…ุญู…ุฏ ูˆู‡ูˆุงู„ุทูŠุจ ((ุงู„ุทุงู‡ุฑ)) ูˆุงู„ู†ุงุณ ูŠุบู„ุทูˆู† ููŠู‚ูˆู„ูˆู† : ูˆู„ุฏ ู„ู‡ ู…ู†ู‡ุง ุงุฑุจุนุฉ ุจู†ูŠู† ุงู„ู‚ุงุณู… ูˆุนุจุฏ ุงู„ู„ู‘ู‡ ูˆุงู„ุทูŠุจ ูˆุงู„ุทุงู‡ุฑ , ูˆุงู†ู…ุง ูˆู„ุฏ ู„ู‡ ู…ู†ู‡ุง ุงุจู†ุงู† , ุงู„ู€ุซู€ุงู†ู€ูŠ : ุงู„ู€ู‚ู€ุงุณู€ู… , ูˆู‚ู€ูŠู€ู„ :ุงู† ุงู„ู‚ุงุณู… ุงูƒุจุฑ , ูˆู‡ูˆ ุจูƒุฑู‡ , ูˆุจู‡ ูƒุงู† ูŠูƒู†ู‰ ูˆุงุฑุจุน ุจู†ุงุช : ุฒูŠู†ุจ ูˆุฑู‚ูŠุฉ ูˆุงู… ูƒู„ุซูˆู… ูˆูุงุทู…ุฉ ((645)) .
    ูˆู‚ุงู„ ุงุจู† ุดู‡ุฑ ุขุดูˆุจ : ุงูˆู„ุงุฏู‡ : ูˆู„ู‡ ู…ู† ุฎุฏูŠุฌุฉ : ุงู„ู‚ุงุณู… ูˆุนุจุฏ ุงู„ู„ู‘ู‡ ,ูˆู‡ู…ุง ุงู„ุทุงู‡ุฑ ูˆุงู„ุทูŠุจ , ูˆุงุฑุจุน ุจู†ุงุช : ุฒูŠู†ุจ ูˆุฑู‚ูŠุฉ ูˆุงู… ูƒู„ุซูˆู… ูˆูุงุทู…ุฉ ูˆููŠ (ุงู„ุงู†ูˆุงุฑ) , ูˆ(ุงู„ูƒุดู ) , ูˆ(ุงู„ู„ู…ุน ) , ูˆูƒุชุงุจ ุงู„ุจู„ุงุฐุฑูŠ : ุงู† ุฒูŠู€ู†ุจ ูˆุฑู‚ูŠุฉ ูƒุงู†ุชุงุฑุจูŠุจุชูŠู‡ ู…ู† ุฌุญุด ูุงู…ุง ุงู„ู‚ุงุณู… ูˆุงู„ุทูŠุจ ูู…ุงุชุง ุจู…ูƒุฉ ุตุบูŠุฑูŠู† , ู…ูƒุซ ุงู„ู‚ุงุณู… ุณุจุน ู„ูŠุงู„ ((646)) .
    ูˆุฑูˆู‰ ุงู„ู…ุฌู„ุณูŠ ุนู† ุงู„ูƒุงุฒุฑูˆู†ูŠ ุนู† ุงุจู† ุนุจุงุณ ู‚ุงู„ : ุงูˆู„ ู…ู† ูˆู„ุฏู„ุฑุณูˆู„ ุงู„ู„ู‘ู‡ ุจู…ูƒุฉ ู‚ุจู„ ุงู„ู†ุจูˆุฉ ุงู„ู‚ุงุณู… ูˆุจู‡ ูƒุงู† ูŠูƒู†ู‰ , ุซู… ูˆู„ุฏ ู„ู‡ ุฒูŠู†ุจ , ุซู… ุฑู‚ูŠุฉ ,ุซู… ูุงุทู…ุฉ , ุซู… ุงู… ูƒู„ุซูˆู… , ุซู… ูˆู„ุฏ ู„ู‡ ููŠ ุงู„ุงุณู„ุงู… ุนุจุฏ ุงู„ู„ู‘ู‡ ูู€ุณู€ู…ูŠ ุงู„ุทูŠุจ ูˆุงู„ุทุงู‡ุฑ ูˆุงู…ู‡ู… ุฌู…ูŠุนุง ุฎุฏูŠุฌุฉ ุจู†ุช ุฎูˆูŠู„ุฏ ูˆูƒุงู† ุงูˆู„ ู…ู† ู…ุงุช ู…ู† ูˆู„ุฏู‡ ุงู„ู‚ู€ุงุณู… ุซู… ู…ุงุช ุนู€ุจุฏุงู„ู„ู‘ู‡ ุจู…ูƒุฉ , ูู‚ุงู„ ุงู„ุนุงุต ุจู† ูˆุงุฆู„ ุงู„ุณู‡ู…ูŠ ู‚ุฏ ุงู†ู‚ุทุน ูˆู„ุฏู‡ ูู‡ูˆ ุงุจุชุฑ , ูุงู†ุฒู„ ุงู„ู„ู‘ู‡ ุชุนุงู„ู‰ ( ุงู† ุดุงู†ุฆูƒ ู‡ูˆ ุงู„ุงุจุชุฑ ) ((647)) .

As for our English-only readers, we have the following quote from Imam Kulayni (which is actually a translation of one of the above Hadith):

“He [the Prophet] married Khadijah when he was twenty and some years old. Before recieving the Divine Commands, his children born to him from Khadijah were Qasim, Ruqayyah, Zaynub, and Umm Kulthoom. Of the children born after he recieved Divine Commands were al-Tayyib, al-Tahir, and Fatima (a.s.)”

(source: al-shia.com, http://www.al-shia.com/html/eng/lib/)

Authority of Shia Historical Accounts

The classical Shia scholars never argued that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had only one daughter. This was only a recent phenomena when the Ayatollahs realized that their position on the Ahlel Bayt did not make logical sense if the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) really did have more than one daughter. It is unfortunate that this policy of denial is a prevalent tactic of debate today. It is adopted with many other topics as well, such as Abdullah Ibn Saba; they deny his existence just like they deny the existence of the Prophet’s daughters. We would like to ask how it is that Shia historical accounts can be taken seriously when they deny such basic facts such as how many daughters the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had and who Abdullah Ibn Saba was?

Such famous Shia scholars as Kulayni, Majlisi, Sadooq, Toosi, and Tabarsi have confirmed that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had four daughters. Thus, when the modern day propagandists argue and say that the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) had only one daughter, then we remind them that they are not only arguing with us, but also these classical scholars. This newfound Shia opinion is in fact 100% at variance with what the very founding fathers of Shia theology had to say, those who were the foundation pillar of knowledge for the later generations of the Shia.

Conclusion

It is a prevalent opinion of the Shia followers to say that the Sunnis dislike or are against the Ahlel Bayt. This is simply not true. We have just shown how it is the Shia who, in fact, deny the very existence of the Prophetโ€™s daughters.

To us this denial is an insult and we kindly ask the Shia Ayatollahs to refrain from insulting the Ahlel Bayt of Muhammad (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…) by denying their very existence. We urge our Shia brothers to think about the veracity of their beliefs and what reasons they have for denying the rights of three of our Prophetโ€™s lovely daughters. It is clear that, contrary to much of what is disseminated, the Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaโ€™ah indeed loves the entire family of the Prophet (ุตู„ู‘ู‰ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ุนู„ูŠู‡ ูˆุขู„ู‡ ูˆุณู„ู‘ู…), including all his wives and all his daughters.

Article Written By: Ibn al-Hashimi, www.ahlelbayt.com

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