Shia and Sunnihi you guyz,i always think that only one out of these two branches is right and the other one is not.what do u think? which is true and which is fulse? give us reason plz 

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rrteacher eNotes educator| Certified Educator

These differences are rooted in so many deep historical and spiritual disagreements that it is impossible to make an objective statement like the one you are asking for. As Post 2 says with respect to the religious aspect of it, who is to say? It is ultimately a matter of faith. That so much violent politics has resulted from this difference is a profound tragedy, since of course the two parties agree on so many fundamentals.

enotechris eNotes educator| Certified Educator

For those of us not clear on the distinction between Shia and Sunni, much of the rhetoric presented here in prior posts argues with the same force as the arguments between the Judean People's Front, and the People's Front of Judea.

pohnpei397 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

This can not possibly be answered in an objective way.  Of course people who are Sunni will think they are right and the Shia are wrong.  And there's simply no way for human beings to know for certain which is right.

nicegirl54 | Student

Ghadir_Khom what's that? kind of book who wrote it?

renoa | Student

Now Shia follow The Iranin law as if it was related to Islam while itsn't


they got lots of false believes and fake Hadeeths , Shia believe that the Imam is sinless by nature, and that his authority is infallible as it comes directly from God. Therefore, Shia Muslims often venerate the Imams as saints and perform pilgrimages to their tombs and shrines in the hopes of divine intercession.they hate Sunni so much and they have some goals against the Sunnah . I


I am not saying all the Shii are the same way some of them are very good and kind people who naturally call themselves Shii while they know deep inside that their leaders are mistaken and they should follow the right path which is following the Prophet صل الله عليه وسلم


Sunni Muslims make up the majority (85%) of Muslims all over the world.

renoa | Student

First Salam and peace all

The division between Shia and Sunni dates back to the death of the Prophet Muhammad, and the question of who was to take over the leadership of the Muslim nation. Sunni Muslims agree with the position taken by many of the Prophet's companions, that the new leader should be elected from among those capable of the job. This is what was done, and the Prophet Muhammad's close friend and advisor, Abu Bakr, became the first Caliph of the Islamic nation. The word "Sunni" in Arabic comes from a word meaning "one who follows the traditions of the Prophet."


The Shia Muslims believe that following the Prophet Muhammad's death, leadership should have passed directly to his cousin/son-in-law Ali Bin Abi Talib .Shia Muslims have not recognized the authority of elected Muslim leaders, choosing instead to follow a line of Imams which they believe have been appointed by the Prophet Muhammad or God Himself. The word "Shia" in Arabic means a group or supportive party of people.


boeing | Student
In reply to #7: but the same prophet said that Ali is the right person in the Ghadir-Khom, not Abubakr or Omar. go and read the history of Ghadir-khom
nicegirl54 | Student

sorry, but  SUNNI is the right cuz he follows the profet Mohmmed Peace be upon him how was the messenger of Allah   not Ali

boeing | Student

Ghadir-KHOM is an sth no one can deny it


boeing | Student

I say its Shia who are the right Muslims based on Ghadir-Khom what do you say?

boeing | Student

ok I am agree with you two, but there IS ONE truth.and to say wich is true we should bring reasons like a debate for example if you are Sunni, bring your own reason and if you are Shia, try to convince the other side. hum?