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Hasan Al-Banna: Unity With the Raafidah Shiah and Unification of the Sects
Posted by Abu.Iyaad on Monday, July, 29 2013 and filed under General
Key topics: Hasan Al-Banna Rafidah Shiah Shi'ites

Hasan al-Banna and Unity With the Raafidah Shiah

There occurs in the book (( ذكريات لا مذكرات )), Dar ul-I'tisaam, 1st edition, 1985, authored by Umar at-Tilmisani, one of the former Murshids of al-Ikhwan al-Muslimeen, (pp. 249-250):

وفي الأربعينيات على ما أذكر كان السيد القمي - وهو شيعي المذهب - ينزل ضيفاً على الإخوان في المركز العام ، ووقتها كان الإمام الشهيد يعمل جاداً على التقريب بين المذاهب

And in the [19]40s, from what I remember, as-Sayyid al-Qummee - and He is Shi'ite in his madhhab - used to come as a guest of the Ikhwaan at its central quarters, and during that time, the Imaam and Shaheed, used to strive earnestly to bring unification between the madhaahib.

And in the book ( السنة المفترى عليها ) of Saalim al-Bahnasaawee, one of the Ikhwani "thinkers", says (p. 57):

منذ أن تكونت جماعة التقريب بين المذاهب الإسلامية والتي ساهم فيها الإمام البنا والإمام القمي والتعاون قائم بين الإخوان المسلمين والشيعة وقد أدى ذلك إلى زيارة الإمام نواب صفوي سنة 1945م للقاهرة

Since the jamaa'ah (group) of bringing about nearness between the [various] Islamic madhaahib (schools), and in which the Imaam al-Banna and the Imaam al-Qummee (Shi'ite) partook, and cooperation was taking place between al-Ikhwan al-Muslimeen and the Shi'ah, and this let to the visit of the Imaam Nawab Safawi (Shi'ite) to Cairo in 1945CE.

As we have seen in other articles, this unification, was with the likes of the Raafidah Shiah, whose deen Hasan al-Banna considered to be the deen of the Muslims with only minor differences that "could be ironed out", with both the people of the Sunnah and the Raafidah Shiah being upon "purity".