After the death of the Prophet sawas.

The best one who describes what happened after the death of the Prophet sawas is Az-Zahra’ a.s, the closest creation to the Messenger of Allah sawas, where she said in her sermon at the mosque of the Prophet sawas after his death: (…so when Almighty Allah chose for the Holy Prophet the abode of all previous of Allah’s prophets, and the security of His pure ones, there appeared amongst you, the thorns of hypocrisy;

The Throne is greater than the Chair

In the book of Tafsir al-Ayashi and in Bihar al-Anwar, Imam al-Sadiq (pbuh) said: “Abu Thar said: ‘O Messenger of Allah what is best of what was sent down unto you?’ He (pbuhap) said, ‘Ayat al-Kursi [2:255],the Seven Heavens and the Seven Earths within the Chair are like a ring lying in desertlands’, then he (pbuhap) said: “And verily its favor upon the Throne is like the favor of the desert upon the ring’”