10 Facts About Anti-Shi'ism


Anti-Shi'ism supervised the compilation of an encyclopaedia of religious rulings, called fatawa Alamgiri, in which Shias were said to be heretics.

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Anti-Shi'ism started his career by translating the anti-Shia track of Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi, radd-e-rawafiz, into Arabic under the title of al-muqaddima tus-saniyyah fil intisar al-firqa te-sunniya .

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Anti-Shi'ism continued to criticise the Shias in his books like Qurat-ul Ainain, Azalah-tul Khafa, Fayyuz-ul Haramain, etc.

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Anti-Shi'ism compiled most of the anti-Shia books available to him, albeit in his own language and after adding his own ideas, in a single book Tuhfa Asna Ashariya .

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Anti-Shi'ism particularly urged Muslims to give up the keeping of ta'ziyahs.

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Anti-Shi'ism started to advocate a celebration of victory of Imam Hussain over Yazid.

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Anti-Shi'ism established a separate Sunni Imambargah at Phul Katora and asked Sunnis to wear red or yellow dress instead of black, and carry a decorated charyari flag instead of the traditional black alam-e-Abbas.

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Anti-Shi'ism would discuss the lives of the first three Caliphs and attack Shia beliefs.

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Anti-Shi'ism was a graduate of Darul Uloom Deoband and he had established a seminary in Lucknow in 1931 right on the route of Azadari, called Dar-ul-Muballighin.

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Anti-Shi'ism supported Shia in other countries including Lebanon, Iraq, Afghanistan, Bahrain, and Pakistan to strengthen the Sunni-Shia union.

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