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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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Majūs (Al-)

In Sūrah of Al-Ḥajj (22), Āyah 17:

 

إِنَّ الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ وَ الَّذِينَ هَادُواْ وَ َ الصَّٰبِئن وَ النَّصَارَى‏ وَ الْمَجُوسَ وَ الَّذِينَ أَشْرَكُواْ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَفْصِلُ بَيْنَهُمْ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ  إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَلىَ‏ كلُ‏ِّ شىَ‏ْءٍ شهيدٌ. ۞

Indeed those who believe [in Islam], and those who became Jews, and the Ṣā’ibīn, and  the Naṣārā (Christians), and the Majūs and those who take partners [with Allāh ], Allāh will indeed judge between them on the Day of Resurrection.  Indeed Allāh is Witness to all things. 17 ۞

 

We see that Allāh  has divided all people of the world  into three major groups:

1. Those who believe [in Islam],

2. “people of the Book”, specifically the Jews, the Ṣābi’īn, the Naṣārā (Christians), and the Majūs. Therefore, the population of Majūs is not considered as pagans, and are among the “People of the Book”.

 3. The pagans who worshipped idols, or placed partners to Allāh.  However, many groups in the second category gradually deviated from the path of their monotheist prophets, and took partners with Allāh .  They should also be categorised in this category.

The Majūs were an old famous tribe (Mughān), who later followed Zoroaster, and his book, Avesta.   Islamic traditions reveal that the Majūs had a Prophet, and a Book, in 12 chapters, written on the skin of cow.  But they killed their prophet and burned the Book. 

 

In some old Persian literature the term Majūs has been considered to be synonymous with Gabr [denoting the followers of Zoroastrianism].  In time, Gabr came to have a negative implication, unfairly, and was superseded in literature by the respectable Zardushti [Zoroastrian in English].

 

 

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