بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم
Can ‘Infallable’ Imams lie upon the Prophet of Allah (saw)?
We see alot, the shia scholars reject their own Ahadeeth by saying they are from Taqqiya and not acceptable. The shia claim that the Imams did Taqqiyah because their lives were in danger.
However, when we see these Ahadeeth that they reject, in most cases they are not said under Taqqiyah of Fear, meaning there were no threats to their life.
Even if there was fear, for example the ‘Infallable’ Imam feared that he would be killed. But didn’t the ‘infallable’ Imams read the glorious Quran? Didn’t they know about the verses of Quran?
Lets see what the Quran says:
الْيَوْمَ يَئِسَ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا مِن دِينِكُمْ فَلَا تَخْشَوْهُمْ وَاخْشَوْنِ ۚ الْيَوْمَ أَكْمَلْتُ لَكُمْ دِينَكُمْ وَأَتْمَمْتُ عَلَيْكُمْ نِعْمَتِي وَرَضِيتُ لَكُمُ الْإِسْلَامَ دِينًا ۚ فَمَنِ اضْطُرَّ فِي مَخْمَصَةٍ غَيْرَ مُتَجَانِفٍ لِّإِثْمٍ ۙ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ
This day those who disbelieve have despaired of [defeating] your religion; so fear them not, but fear Me. This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion.But whoever is forced by severe hunger with no inclination to sin – then indeed, Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. [Quran 5:3]
In the above verse, Allah (swt) explicitly orders us to fear him only, not the disblievers. In this site (islamtxt.net) we proved that the ‘infallable’ Imams were in so much Taqqiyah that they even denied their own Imamate.
We are going to bring narrations in which the ‘Infallable’ Imams explicitly did Taqqiyah when answering the questions of people and even said that it is also the view of the Messenger of Allah (saw).
Now the question arises, if the ‘infallable’ Imams were living in fear, why didn’t they just keep slient? Didn’t the ‘infallable’ know that giving wrong answer would further misguide the questioner and the people?
As we all know telling lies upon the Messenger of Allah (saw) is Haram, and the one who does it, his place is the hell fire.
من كذب علي متعمدا فليتبوأ مقعده من النار
Whoever tells lies about me deliberately, let him take his place in Hell. [Agreed Upon]
Now we are going to quote the shia Ahadeeth in which the ‘Infallable’ Imams lied upon the Prophet of Allah(saw).
نجم الدين الطبسي – ص 48
– التهذيب ” وعنه علي بن الحسن بن فضال – ، عن يعقوب بن يزيد ، عن أبي همام ، عن أبي الحسن (عليه السلام ) قال : صام رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم يوم عاشوراء “.
وثقه المجلسي فقال : “موثق ” وحمله المحقق القمي وغيره على التقية
Abi Al-hasan (as) says that the Messenger of Allah (saw) used to fast on the day of Ashura.
Majlisi confirmed the narration but they say it was said under Taqqiyah. What does it mean? It means the messenger of Allah (saw) didn’t do such thing but since the Imam was living in fear, he lied upon the messenger of Allah (saw).
The other narration is in: تهذیب الاحکام باب ضروب النکاح ص252
A narration from Zaid bin Ali from Ali (ra) with Saheeh Sanad that the messenger of Allah (saw) forbade eating domestic donkeys and the Nikah of Muta.
What the shia scholars say? It was said in Taqqiyah, meaning the messenger of Allah (saw) didn’t say those words but the ‘infallable’ Imam lied upon the Prophet (saw).
Now we ask the readers can ‘infallable’ Imam lie upon the Prophet (saw)? Isn’t the place of the person in hell who lies upon the Prophet (saw)? Is lying not against the ‘infallabality’?
Original Article in Farsi by Brother Hasani Hashimi
Note: We Ahl-Sonnat don’t believe that Imam Jafar (ra) or any other Imams lied upon the Messenger of Allah (saw). We are just showing how the shia scholars accuse the Imams (rah) of lying upon the Messenger of Allah (saw).