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Who are entitled for guardianship according to the Holy Quran?

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The Almighty God has entitled some with the right of guardianship:
1- Guardianship of the Almighty God
The Glorified God says: ﴿اَللهُ وَلِيُّ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا...﴾Allah is the guardian of those who believe … [1]
2- Guardianship of Prophet (s.a.)
The Glorified God says: ﴿اَلنَّبِيُّ أَوْلى بِالْمُؤْمِنِينَ مِنْ أَنْفُسِهِمْ﴾The Prophet is more rightful to the Believers than themselves. [2]
3- Guardianship of Imam Ali (a.s.)
The Glorified God says: ﴿إِنَّما وَلِيُّکُمُ اللهُ وَرَسُولُهُ وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا الَّذِينَ يُقِيمُونَ الصَّلاةَ وَيُؤْتُونَ الزَّکاةَ وَهُمْ راکِعُونَ﴾Your guardian is only Allah, and His Messenger and those who believe, those who keep up prayers and pay the poor-rate (Zikat) while they bow (in worship). [3]
4- Guardianship of Prophet’s Household (a.s.)﴿أَطِيعُوا اللهَ وَأَطِيعُوا الرَّسُولَ وَأُولِي الاْمْرِ مِنْکُمْ﴾O you who believe! Obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority from among you. [4][5]

resources and references

1- Quran, Al- Bagharah: 257
2- Quran, Ahzab: 6
3- Quran, Maedeh: 55
4- Quran, Nisa: 59
5- Ali Asghar Rezvani, Imamology and reply to the questions (1), p. 78
Ref: www.makarem.ir

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