“In one of the recent meetings of Grand Ayatollah with a crowd of Popular Mobilization Forces, one member said we have peaceful coexistence with our Sunni brothers. In reply, Ayatollah al-Sistani underlined that do use the term Sunni brothers but say they are...
Every year, an elderly man from a Sunni family sets up a sabeel (stall offering cold drinks and water) along the route of the first Muharram procession in predominantly Shia neighbourhood of Kocha Sardar in...
The reason the Shia perform their prayers in three times is the Quranic verses and traditions on the matter. Although the Quran has mentioned that prayer is wajib several times and hasn’t gone into the details, it...
With this book the authors try to bridge the gap between Muslims by answering the most common questions that arise when Sunni and Shia debate. The answers provided have as resources the Holy Qur'an and tradition books of...
On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, in collaboration with Islamic Shura Council of Southern California, Bayan Claremont College, Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)...
Malaysian author and scholar Sayyid Farid Alatas blamed the silent majority of Muslims in Malaysia for the existence of sectarianism and the oppression and harassment of Shia Muslims in the country...
Though there are important differences between Twelve-Imam Shi’aism and Sunnism on the level of the principles of the religion (usul al-din), on the level of the sharia and fiqh or jurisprudence there are surprisingly few places where...
In this paper, the writer initially discusses sectarian polemics in the eighth and ninth centuries as stated in Shi‘i and Sunni polemical and...
intellectual and ideological distinctions between Shi‘as and Sunnis prompted jurisprudential differences among them....
"Hussain (as) is alive" conference attended by many Shia and Sunni Muslims in Chennai, capital of Tamil Nadu State, India on...