Distinguished Non – Muslims Ideas about Imam Hossein (as)
"A reminder of the blood-stained field of Karbala, where the grandson of the Apostle of God fell at length tortured by thirst and surrounded by the bodies of his murdered kinsmen, has been at anytime since then sufficient to evoke, even in the most...
Hadhrat Abbas,the Standard Bearer of Hossein (A.S)
It is said that before a man’s death al the past event of his life pass before his mind’s eye in a flash-back. In his last moments Abbas was experiencing this. He was seeing himself as a child in Medina following Hossein with a devotion which was considered unique even for a brother. ...
Imam Hussein (as) was surrounded by the enemies of Islam
Imam Hussain attacked the enemy like a roaring lion. He received many wounds all over his body mainly as a result of arrows. . He asked for water, ....Shimr answered, "You are not going to taste it until you enter hell fire!"
Muharram and Safar - A Time of Mourning
the first two months of the Islamic year are a time for grief and mourning. It was on the 10th of Muharram, 61 A.H/680 C.E that Imam Husayn (as) the grandson of the Holy Prophet (saw) was martyred in Karbala, "Ashura", meaning the tenth day. The Holy Imam went through great difficulties even after
Philosophy of Muharram
there is no fear of death, there is no desire for this world, there is only liberation, freedom and love of truth, for this is the gathering of Imam Hossein ...the youngest of ages, we learn about the tragedy of Karbala, and.
The Role of Women in Karbala
women have always had an indirect role in human history; i.e. women were making men and men were making history.
women have always been behind the curtain of the historical events good and/or bad. Women had more roles in
....making the personality of men than men for women.
Ashura - Misrepresentations and Distortions (2)
This is a translation of a series of four sermons delivered by the author during the month of Muharram of 1389 H. ...(March 1969) on the topic of the meaning and significance of "Ashura and the martyrdom of Imam Husayn (a.s) at Karbala
Ashura - Misrepresentations and Distortions (3)
I seek refuge with Allah from the accursed Satan:
"So for their breaking their compact We cursed them and made their heart hard; they would pervert the words from their meanings, and they forgot a portion of what they were reminded of." (5:13)
Lesson From Karbala
winners in war, those whose message alive over centuries Extra-power & position corrupt ungodly human
extravagance, lifestyle of immature Man Yield total person & possessions to God’s pleasure
...youth engage in holy war, not in temporary leisure .
Why We Cry?
Don’t think our cries are too extreme. There’s good reason for grown men to scream.When the guilty kills the innocent to usurp Islamic Government, Should not a Muslim cry in pain? Shall not the heart be pierced by woe when the Khalif is Al-Islam’s foe? Oh what a dark, sad thought to bear, It breaks the heart, moves joy to tear... That’s why
The Martyrdom of Ali al-Akbar (a.s.)
The first to come forward was Abul Hassan Ali al-Akbar who was twenty seven years old. He took permission from his father, Hussain and mounted his horse and met in combat with the Kufans....
The Killing of Al-Abbas and his Brothers
When Abbas saw the death toll mounting amongst members of his family, he said to his brothers, Abdullah, 0thman and Ja'far, "0 Sons of my mother! Go forth to meet the enemy so that I may bear witness that...
The Cause of the Martyrdom of Imam Hussain (A.S.)
Imam Hussain made a will and handed it over to his brother Muhammad Hanafiya. In this will Imam wrote:
"My mission is to reform the muslim community which I propose to do by AMRAL BIL MA'RUF AND NAHYA ANIL MUNKAR, inviting them to the good and....
Brief Sayings of the Imam Hussain (A.S.)
Imam Hussain (A.S.) told his son Imam Zain ul Abidin: "Avoid being cruel to anybody who does not have any helper except God..."
Who was the Winner of the Karbala Movement?
For, winning and succeeding does not mean that a person must remain unharmed and intact and the enemy be killed. But it means success in achieving one's objects and goals and aspirations and ideology although one is killed....
Imam Hussain (A.S.) in the Hearts of Friends
Imam Hussain (A.S.) has hundreds of such examples and specimens of character, which keeps his memory and martyrdom alive in the memories of the people. With every passing year, people strengthen and deepen their relations with Hussain (A.S.)....
Why Imam Hussain (A.S.) is not forgotten?
. He was very fond of prayers confessions and supplication talking intimately. So far so, that on the last night of his life, he asked for respite only that he might sit all alone and...
The face of Imam Hussain and his Companions on the Ashura Day
Hussain's (A.S.) face glittered and shone like light He gave hope and courage to his companions. The same Imam (A.S.) whose grandfather the Prophet (S.A.W.) said, "Hussain (A.S.) is the lamp of guidance and...
Termination of the Imams Representatives Affair
When Yazeed got informed about the movement of Muslim bin Aqeel and oath of allegiance being taken by the Kufis, he at once sent Ibn-e-Ziad, who was the most dirty of his companions, to Kufa with full fledge powers. Ibn-e-Ziad, who...
The Invitation of Kufis
When the news of the migration and objection of Imam Hussain (A.S.) upon the Yazeed's regime reached Kufa. All of them (Kufis) got themselves prepared to invite him to Kufa and elect him for the caliphate and the leadership of Islam. They sent messengers along with letters, rolls and scrolls, and formally invited Imam Hussain (A.S.) to...
Imam Hussain (A.S.) and Yazeed
after the death of Muawiyah his incapable son Yazeed being a proud and thickheaded person posed himself as the leader of the Muslims. He wrote to the governors of the cities and as such wrote a letter to Waleed who was governor of Medinah that "Immediately take the oath of allegiance from Hussain (A.S.) And...
The Rule of Muawiyah
Imam Hussain (A.S.) knew that all the miseries and sorrows of Muslims were due to Muawiyah who wanted to uproot Islam by his frauds, cunningness and craftiness. Therefore, Imam (AS.) did not think it was suitable to fight him openly,...
Imam Hussain (A.S.) the Best Helper of his Father and Brother
He shared each and every problem and grief of his father. He always defended his father. Once he went to the mosque and saw Hazrat Omer delivering a speech on the tribune of his grandfather....
Imam Hussains (A.S.) Sacred Mission
On the seventh day of the birth, an angel came from the God and he said, "Just as Haroon was the brother, sympathizer, and helper in each and every difficulty of Moosa (A.S.)...