Ali R.A. Continued...
Dec. 06 2022 - Dec. 11 2022 - Bismillah Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem
Gog Magog are Getting Defeated in Qatar #shorts Sheikh Imran Hosein 125K views
Some cursing but good:
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------------ Just some nukes jauntering around town --- no biggie, nothing to see here --
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Some mainstream German media - lots of bad info: A new kind of global recession: Why this time is different | Business Beyond DW News 1.1M views The global economy is at an inflection point. The IMF projects that a third of the world economy will be in recession next year. War in
Thom Hartmann | Neolibralism is a DISASTER Chris Hedges Fan Club
Islam - Great one:
Cursing - news in the title: Coup d'état attempt in Germany. Military involved? Group tried to overthrow gov't and institutions. Emil Cosman • 15K views
Huh? Haven't watched: IT’S OVER Russell Brand 888K views You know the Terminator films? Well they’re actually coming true. Police in America can now legally kill people with robots. What could
Expose it all: Jim Jordan on 'Twitter Files': We need to expose everything Fox News 36K views Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan gives his take on the 'Twitter Files' on 'The Story.' #foxnews Subscribe to Fox News!
Ask Prof Wolff LIVE: The Role of the State Democracy At Work • 3.6K views
------- Such a scam. Game over. Finished. Tricked. Done. Break it. . ---------- The end. Surah Hud from about halfway til the end ---------------
Astifghillurah: New Crash Fears As $80 TRILLION 'GOES MISSING'!!! iEarlGrey • 36K views Ukrainians were asked to hold out for another 122 days: https://tinyurl.com/2dqwxolz Residents of the Leningrad region were
Ok one - they always have great video title photos - :
Ukraine Officer Tells FT Bakhmut Just Hell. Lavrov, No Point in Russia EU Dialogue, Rejects US Terms Alexander Mercouris • 176K views
He's actually not so bad - My initial reaction was why are we using such a person as leverage in a trade to Russia? - If he is so bad and evil and guilty - why wouldn't he be executed? (We're bad)
Sad - stand up for the deen.
Surah 4: 135-137(+)
From a Christian (friends! - many are, many I think or use to take their religion as a joke too much - IS A postmodern, "post-liberal" society we live in (will be hard to hold on to the religion (deen) in the last days the Prophet S.A.W. said) - there are a lot of spiritual and religious people, a lot of good people, everywhere), - is very good:
Hour-long blog, would like to watch: Are there scientific miracles in the Qur'an? Blogging Theology 13K views
A really great (2.5 hour) conservation (must watch), the mainstream might not want you to see:
Yep, yep: “How to Hide an Empire”: Daniel Immerwahr on the History of the Greater United States Democracy Now! 1M views “How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States.” That’s the title of a new book examining a part of the U.S. that is often overlooked: the nation’s overseas territories...
Great vid, very cool enlightening perspective -
---Islam Sufi-ism Do Soul Families or Soul Tribes Exist? How Do You Reunite With Them? | Sufi Meditation Center The Muhammadan Way Sufi Realities • 8.2K views
---------------------------Amazing -------------- Springs so much spiritual power ---------------Consciousness---------- Bismillah Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem ----------
The Descent of Jesus of Son of Mary alayhis-Salaam Islamic Village • 37K views
When looking at the Signs of the Hour three figures are most ptominant -- The Mahdi, The Dajjal (Antichrist), and 'Isa Alayhi salam-
It's hard to fight against God's will! GIFT OF THE GAB • 494 views
*Find out how God stopped me in my tracks when I was attempting to walk in ways contrary to His will for my life…* In Acts 26:14, the
Didn't watch: Peru rises up after coup against elected President Pedro Castillo Multipolarista • 12K views Peru's elected left-wing President Pedro Castillo was overthrown in a coup by the right-wing-controlled congress. Ben Norton speaks with Peruvian activist Daniela Ortiz about the protests demanding...
I need to take some of these things (quotes etc.) and integrate them into my main website - also from my getting to be, quite large, blog : - Who owns the sky? No one. - For mankind, is a universal ownership of this earth's atmosphere (Islamic video - "We we're given (and it is) a trust" (this earth is our responsibility, we have free will to control ourselves (free will to an extent - if it's not meant to be, is not meant to be) - this life is a test of deeds and character (including sincerity within our selves)): (About an hour-long video):
The Problem of Ownership in Capitalism New Economic Thinking • 8.2K views
Peter Barnes, the entrepreneur, and author of the recently published book, "Ours: The Case for Universal Property", talks about how new
hM. The European Parliament aye...(seems like a bunch of (eh, fear Allah S.W.T.) : PROF: RYSZARD LEGUTKO: "Two minutes of truth, of bitter truth" in the European Parliament Ryszard Legutko • 651K views During ceremony of the 70th anniversary of the European Parliament, the European Conservatives and Reformists made cutting criticisms. Speaking on behalf of the Group, Chairman Professor Ryszard...
A.I. seems...I don't like it. Artificial.
Consciousness - being alive - living things - Biology - Nature - Humans and all our imperfections 010101010 - ------ Life. Why the heck can't we make, er, sort, organize, society so that we can be more happy and not JUST competing with each other and make it decent for humans and all living things on Earth first off (can use tech. probably to enrich our lives, yes, so people don't have to flip burgers, sure - but at the same time we're building quantum computers and making A.I. the very same type of companies are trying to say we need to save our planet from destruction via climate change...? - How much energy does it take to make and run all this digital and robotic stuff? - We use a ton of energy just already today with smartphones and all the rest...). Yet we can't fix world hunger etc...and the threat of nuclear war...oh man.
Did not watch, looks pretty good, important: Iran’s protests spark regime change campaign The Grayzone • 26K views Isfahan, Iran-based independent researcher Setareh Sadeghi joins The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal to discuss how protests in Iran have triggered calls for regime change and a violent insurgency...
Cyber expert tells Tucker this is the 'great danger' in Twitter's shadow banning
Fox News 278K views
Didn't watch, hope they get things sorted, Peru is a pretty amazing country: Peruvian President Pedro Castillo Is Ousted & Arrested in Latest Episode of Peru's "Enduring Crisis" Democracy Now! 98K views Peruvian President Pedro Castillo was ousted from power Wednesday and arrested hours after he moved to dissolve the country's Congress, with Vice President Dina Boluarte sworn in to replace...
Funny: WTF Did She Say 🤯 Doc Rich • 6.8M views
Richard D. Wolff | Capitalism Headed OFF A CLIFF! Chris Hedges Fan Club • 19K views
Richard David Wolff (born April 1, 1942) is an American Marxian economist, known for his work on economic methodology and class analysis. He is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University...
Wow: Breaking Points Host CALLED OUT For Defending Dems Over Rail Workers The Jimmy Dore Show 179K views
During the recent debate over a potential strike by the nation’s rail workers and legislative intervention to prevent the strike, Breaking Points host Ryan Grim represented a voice of defense...
Richard D. Wolff | DECLINE of Amerian Empire Chris Hedges Fan Club • 36K views
Congrats to Jackson - Amazing stream, so real (be real, be human) :
PUTIN & Viktor Bout Drop TRUTH BOMBS On West - 200K SUBS! The Dive with Jackson Hinkle 57K views Support the show with a contribution: Locals: https://jacksonhinkle.locals.com/support Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/jacksonhinkle GiveSendGo: https://www.givesendgo.com/jacksonhinklethedive...
I really need to watch: The Secret History of WWI with Adam Hochschild | The Chris Hedges Report
The Real News Network 46K views
Historian Adam Hochschild examines the untold history of WWI in his new book, American Midnight: The Great War, A Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis. Adam Hochschild is an American...
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Evolution of Belief & Native American Tawheed - Subboor Ahmad Dawah Digital • 12K views
Subboor Ahmad and Gerry Coghland discuss monotheism in Native America. Drawing heavily from the book titled "The Gospel of the Red Man: An Indian Bible an Indian Bible" by Ernest Thompson Seton...
GIRL LEFT ISLAM BCOZ OF SURAH RAHMAN
Humble Slave • 1.6M views
Didn't watch, sounds great from the comments: THE TWITTER FILES: MOATS Ep 195 with George Galloway George Galloway • 52K views
GEORGE GALLOWAY ⎹ and The Mother of All Talk Shows With guests: Natali Morris and Clayton Morris of @RedactedNews, Jeff Monson and Eisa Ali 00:00 05:30 - 08:22 MOATS Introduction with...
Economic Update: We Can Do Better Than Capitalism Democracy At Work • 17K views
This show is available at no cost to public access and non-profit community stations! Contact your local channels and let them know you would like them to add Economic Update to their programming....
I watched this again because it's so amazing:
The Chris Hedges Report: Dystopia, octopus intelligence, and what makes us human The Real News Network 58K views
Writer Ray Nayler joins Chris Hedges to discuss his new novel, 'The Mountain in the Sea.' Watch The Chris Hedges Report live YouTube premiere on The Real News Network every Friday at 12PM...
Good podcast I found - has some really interesting discussion about religion and the left (the real left) in America:
Chris Hedges: Mass politics must be rooted in class struggle The Real News Network 74K views
From the social upheaval embodied in Donald Trump’s presidency and the 2020 uprisings for racial justice to rampant corporate plunder and increasingly widespread labor unrest, the conditions...
Didn't watch: Chas Freeman ─ America in Distress: The Challenges of Disadvantageous Change Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs • 47K views
In the United States and other democracies, political and economic systems still work in theory, but not in practice. Meanwhile, the American-led takedown of the post-World War II international...
I saw the video of this already: An African Scholar Who Stood up Against Corrupt Muslim Leaders Shiekh Omar Baloch • 4.6K views
How Jibreel a.s Destroyed the HOMOSEXUAL NATION | Sheikh Omer Suleiman | Islamic Lecture Quran and Islam • 820K views
Need to watch:
The Tradition of Gabriel: Islam, Iman, Ihsan and the Hour - Sh Ibrahim Osi-Efa Islamic Village • 25K views
www.islamicvillage.me | facebook.com/islamicvillage1 | twitter.com/islamicvillage1 In a captivating Tradition we witness the Archangel Gabriel appear on the horizon in human form. He approaches...
Bismillah Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem - (In the Name of God, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful)
ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib (Arabic: عَلِيّ بْن أَبِي طَالِب; c. 600 – 661 CE) was the last of four Rightly Guided Caliphs to rule Islam (r. 656–661) immediately after the death of Muhammad, and he was the first Shia Imam. The issue of his succession caused a major rift between Muslims and divided them into Shia and Sunni groups. Ali was assassinated in the Grand Mosque of Kufa in 661 by the forces of Mu'awiya, who went on to found the Umayyad Caliphate. The Imam Ali Shrine and the city of Najaf were built around Ali's tomb and it is visited yearly by millions of devotees.
Ali was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad, raised by him from the age of 5, and accepted his claim of divine revelation by age 11, being among the first to do so. Ali played a pivotal role in the early years of Islam while Muhammad was in Mecca and under severe persecution. After Muhammad's relocation to Medina in 622, Ali married his daughter Fatima and, among others, fathered Hasan and Husayn, the second and third Shia Imams.
Muhammad called him his brother, guardian and successor, and he was the flag bearer in most of the wars and became famous for his bravery. On his return from the Farewell Pilgrimage, Muhammad uttered the phrase, "Whoever I am his Mawla, this Ali is his Mawla." But the meaning of Mawla became disputed. Shias believed that Ali was appointed by Muhammad to lead Islam, and Sunnis interpreted the word as friendship and love. While Ali was preparing Muhammad's body for burial, a group of Muslims met and pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr. Ali pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr, after six months, but did not take part in the wars and political activity, except for the election of Uthman, the third caliph. However, he advised the three caliphs in religious, judicial, and political matters.
After Uthman was killed, Ali was elected as the next Caliph, which coincided with the first civil wars between Muslims. Ali faced two separate opposition forces: a group in Mecca, who wanted to convene a council to determine the caliphate; and another group led by Mu'awiya in the Levant, who demanded revenge for Uthman's blood. He defeated the first group; but in the end, the Battle of Siffin led to an arbitration that favored Mu'awiya, who eventually defeated Ali militarily. Slain by the sword of Ibn Muljam Moradi, Ali was buried outside the city of Kufa. In the eyes of his admirers, he became an example of piety and un-corrupted Islam, as well as the chivalry of pre-Islamic Arabia. Several books are dedicated to his hadiths, sermons, and prayers, the most famous of which is Nahj al-Balagha.
In person, according to Veccia Vaglieri, Ali is represented (in Sunni sources) as bald, heavy built, short-legged, with broad shoulders, a hairy body, a long white beard, and affected by eye inflammation. Shia accounts about the appearance of Ali are markedly different from Veccia Vaglieri's description and are said to better match his reputation as a capable warrior. Ali is featured heavily in Shia and Sufi artworks. In manner, Veccia Vaglieri writes that Ali was rough, brusque, and unsociable. Other sources, in contrast, describe Ali as cheerful, gentle, and generous. Encyclopaedia Islamica suggests that nearly all sects of Islam hold Ali up as a paragon of the essential virtues, above all, justice. Sa'sa'a ibn Suhan, a companion of Ali, is reported to have said that
He [Ali] was amongst us as one of us, of gentle disposition, intense humility, leading with a light touch, even though we were in awe of him with the kind of awe that a bound prisoner has before one who holds a sword over his head.
Accounts about Ali are sometimes tendentious, Veccia Vaglieri asserts, because the conflicts in which he was involved were perpetuated for centuries in polemical sectarian writings. Veccia Vaglieri gives Lammens's work as an example of hostile judgment towards Ali, and Caetani's writings as a milder one. However, neither Lammens nor Caetani, according to Veccia Vaglieri, took into consideration Ali's widely reported asceticism and piety, and their impact on his policies. Veccia Vaglieri notes that Ali fought against those whom he perceived as erring Muslims as a matter of duty, in order to uphold Islam. In victory, Ali was said to have been magnanimous, risking the protests of some of his supporters to prevent the enslavement of women and children. He showed his grief, wept for the dead, and even prayed over his enemies. Other have noted that Ali barred his troops from commencing hostilities in the Battle of the Camel and the Battle of Nahrawan. Prior to the Battle of Siffin, when his forces gained the upper hand, Ali is said to have refused to retaliate after Syrians cut off their access to drinking water. According to Veccia Vaglieri, even the apparent ambiguity of Ali's attitude towards the Kharijites might be explained by his religiosity, as he faced the painful dilemma of maintaining his commitment to the arbitration, though persuaded by the Kharijites that it was a sin.
Veccia Vaglieri suggests that Ali was narrow-minded and excessively rigorous in upholding his religious ideals and that he lacked political skill and flexibility, qualities that were abundantly present in Mu'awiya. According to Madelung, however, Ali did not compromise his principles for political self-gain, and refused to engage in the new game of political deception which ultimately deprived him of success in life but, in the eyes of his admirers, elevated him to a paragon of uncorrupted Islamic virtues, as well as pre-Islamic Arab chivalry. Tabatabai similarly writes that the rule of Ali was based more on righteousness than political opportunism, as evidenced by his insistence on removing those governors whom he viewed as corrupt, including Mu'awiya. According to Caetani, the divine aura that soon surrounded the figure of Ali originated in part from the impression he left on the people of his time. Expanding on this view, Veccia Vaglieri writes that what left that impression was Ali's social and economic reforms, rooted in his religious beliefs.
In Muslim culture
Main article: Ali in Muslim culture
Ali's place in Muslim culture is said to be second only to that of Moḥammad. Afsaruddin and Nasr further suggest that, except for the prophet, more has been written about Ali in Islamic languages than anyone else. He retains his stature as an authority on Qur'anic exegesis and Islamic jurisprudence, and is regarded as a founding figure for Arabic rhetoric (balagha) and grammar. Ali has also been credited with establishing the authentic style of Qur'anic recitation, and is said to have heavily influenced the first generation of Qur'anic commentators. He is central to mystical traditions within Islam, such as Sufism, and fulfills a high political and spiritual role in Shia and Sunni schools of thought.[z] In Muslim culture, Madelung writes, Ali is respected for his courage, honesty, unbending devotion to Islam, magnanimity, and equal treatment of all Muslims. He is remembered, according to Jones, as a model of uncorrupted socio-political and religious righteousness. Esposito further suggests that Ali still remains an archetype for political activism against social injustice. Ali is also remembered as a gifted orator though Veccia Vaglieri does not extend this praise to the poems attributed to Ali.
See also: Ali in the Quran
According to Lalani, Ali regularly represented Muhammad in missions that were preceded or followed by Qur'anic injunctions. At an early age, Ali is said to have responded to Muhammad's call for help after the revelation of verse 26:214, which reads, "And warn thy clan, thy nearest of kin." Instead of Abu Bakr, there are Shia and Sunni accounts that it was Ali who was eventually tasked with communicating the chapter (sura) at-Tawbah of the Qur'an to Meccans, after the intervention of Gabriel. Ibn Abbas relates that it was when Ali facilitated Muhammad's safe escape to Medina by risking his life that verse 2:207 was revealed, praising him, "But there is also a kind of man who gives his life away to please God." The recipient of wisdom is said to be Ali in the Shia and some Sunni exegeses of verse 2:269, "He gives wisdom to whomever He wishes, and he who is given wisdom is certainly given an abundant good."
In the Verse of Purification, "... God desires only to remove defilement from you, o Ahl al-Bayt, and to purify you completely," Ahl al-Bayt (lit. 'people of the house') is said to refer to Ali, Fatima, and their sons by Shia and some Sunni authorities, such as al-Tirmidhi. Similarly, Shia and some Sunni authors, such as Baydawi and Razi, report that, when asked about the Verse of Mawadda, "I ask no reward from you for this except love among kindred," Muhammad replied that "kindred" refers to Ali, Fatima, and their sons. After inconclusive debates with a Christian delegation from Najran, there are multiple Shia and Sunni accounts that Muhammad challenged them to invoke God's wrath in the company of Ali and his family, instructed by verse 3:61 of the Qur'an, known as the Verse of Mubahala. It has been widely reported that verses 76:5-22 of the Qur'an were revealed after Fatima, Ali, Hasan, and Husayn, gave away their only meal of the day to beggars who visited them, for three consecutive days.