Excellence Of The Syeds

I have Shia freinds and they say they are syeds. The rest of the people are their ummah. The others should pay them respect as on the Day of Judgement they will be questioned. Many sufis and saints were Shia like as in Golra Sharif and Bari Sarkar and so on. So clarify the issue and oblige. If these saints were shias did they teach Shiism?

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Syed Women Marrying A Non-Syed

I want to ask, whether it is prohibited in Islam for a Sayed Girl to get married with a Non-Sayed Male.I also want to know the stance of Shi’i scholars on the same topic

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Paying Zakah To Syeds

I would like to know the status of some beliefs about the Syeds especially in India and Pakistan. It is believed that they belong to the family of the Prophet Muḥammad (sws). Therefore Fire will not be permitted to touch them and they are not allowed to take charity. They normally don’t marry their daughter into a non-Syed family. There are other such concepts which I am not sure of. I fail to understand why a needy Syed should not be helped through zakah?

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