Major Divisions and Interpretations-Sunni vs. Shi'ah

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  • Major Divisions and Interpretations-Sunni vs. Shi'ah
    • Line of Caliphs
      • Muhummad
        • Abu Bakr -Controversila (Shi'ah believes it should be ali)
          • Umar (assassinated)
            • Uthman (not a good Caliph)
              • Ali (assassinated by Aisha and Mu'awiya)
                • Mu'awiya
                  • Yazeed
    • Leader
      • Sunni
        • Muhammad had intended the  best man to be a Caliph - not due to family line
      • Shi'ah
        • Ali
        • Imam = Divinely appointed
    • Shahadah
      • Sunni
        • There is no God but Allah, and Muhammad is his prophet'
      • Shi'ah
        • 'There is no God but Allah, and Muhammad is his prophet, and Ali is the friend of Muhammad'
    • Ramadan
      • Shi'ah
        • Three days set aside t mourn Ali
    • Prayers
      • Shi'ah
        • Combine daily prayers 5 -> 3
    • Pictures of Muhammad
      • Shi'ah
        • Common
      • Theree are a few Hadith which have expicilty prohibited Muslims from creating visual depictions of figures,
      • Sunni
        • Forbidden
    • Origin of the Division
      • Ali was the song of Abu Talib (Muhummad's uncle)
        • Ali pretended to be Muhummad to allow him to escape from Mecca to Yathrib
          • Ali = the Lion of Allah
        • Ali married Muhammad's daughter - Fatimah
    • Zakah
      • Shi'ah
        • Paid to religious leaders
      • Sunni
        • Paid to the State
  • Origin of the Division
    • Ali was the song of Abu Talib (Muhummad's uncle)
      • Ali pretended to be Muhummad to allow him to escape from Mecca to Yathrib
        • Ali = the Lion of Allah
      • Ali married Muhammad's daughter - Fatimah
  • Ramadan
    • Shi'ah
      • Three days set aside t mourn Ali
  • Zakah
    • Shi'ah
      • Paid to religious leaders
    • Sunni
      • Paid to the State

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