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The Wise statements of Imam Husayn (pbuh)

The Wise statements of Imam Husayn (pbuh)

The Wise statements of Imam Husayn (pbuh) 1. Indeed, some people pray Allah Almighty for the greed and wanting of the Paradise, so this will be a trade; and some other people worship and adore God because of fear, which resembles the worshiping and obedience of a servant from their master, and some praise Allah the Almighty for the sake of gratitude and they do so based on knowledge, and ... Read More »

A Summary of the Destiny of Imam Husayn (pbuh)

A Summary of the Destiny of Imam Husayn (pbuh)

A Summary of the Destiny of Imam Husayn (pbuh) In the year 61 A.H. (680 A.D.), after Mu’awiyah’s death, his son Yazid, who was a bloodthirsty, promiscuous and constantly-drunk man, took over the Islamic state. He urged all the people to swear allegiance to him with all his power. Among them was Imam Husayn (pbuh) who had two options between being killed and swearing allegiance. Obviously, a free personality like ... Read More »

Introduction of Hazrat Zainab (pbuh)an example of patience

Introduction of Hazrat Zainab (pbuh)an example of patience

Hazrat Zainab (pbuh) was the dear daughter of Imam Ali (pbuh) and Hazrat Fatima (pbuh) and one of two noble sisters of Imam Husayn (pbuh). During her blessed lifetime, she faced many hardships. Hazrat Zainab: an example of patience and endurance Understanding and enduring the innocent martyrdom of her father, mother and older brother (i.e. Imam Hasan (pbuh)) manifested her as an example of patience and endurance. But the apex ... Read More »

Consequences of Imam Husayn’s Uprising and Its Relationship with Mahdism

Consequences of Imam Husayn’s Uprising and Its Relationship with Mahdism

Consequences of Imam Husayn’s Uprising and Its Longitudinal Relationship with Mahdism One of the common beliefs in all major religions in the world is the belief in a savior. The savior who will emerge on the last days and will fight against the oppression and will ultimately establish the rule of divine justice throughout the world and reinstate the rights of the impoverished and all of humanity. Basically, the uprising ... Read More »

Introduction of Imam Sajjad (pbuh)

Introduction of Imam Sajjad (pbuh)

Imam Sajjad (pbuh) was Imam Husayn (pbuh)’s son and due to the abundance of worshipping and servitude, he is called «Sajjad» (one who does much prostration) and «Zain al-Abidin» (meaning the adornment of worshipers). He was about 24 years old during the heart-rending event of Karbala, but he did not attend the battle because of a severe illness and God’e request and God kept him as Imam after Imam Husayn ... Read More »

The Views of Sunni Scholars and Mourning Practices

The Views of Sunni Scholars and Mourning Practices

Emotional sympathy and spiritual harmony with Ashura event and martyrdom of Imam Husayn (pbuh) and his companions do not belong only to Shiites. This is even widespread among Sunnis. Sunnis have generally expressed grief over the martyrdom of Imam Husayn (pbuh) and his companions, and in fact they have expressed hatred and disgust at the disasters of Karbala. In the meantime, the forerunners of this event have been Sunnis thinkers ... Read More »

Philosophy of Mourning and the Proper way of Mourning

Philosophy of Mourning and the Proper way of Mourning

All Shiite Imams and saints of God have been martyred innocently and in various ways by ignorant, corrupt, and tyrannical people, and none of them has died of a natural death. In the religious culture of the Shiites, one of the programs that shows the Shiites’ connection and friendship with the religion of the faithful and the infallible Imams is to arrange mourning ceremonies for their martyrdom. To mourn means ... Read More »

Introduction of Children in Karbala (Hazrat Ali Asghar (pbuh))

Introduction of Children in Karbala (Hazrat Ali Asghar (pbuh))

Hazrat Ali Asghar (pbuh) Imam Husayn (pbuh) has brought the Qur’an with himself to swear to the Quran! When Imam put his cloak aside, the moon-like face the infant was revealed, which was half dead by thirst. There was a buzz among Yazid’s army! that we have hostility with Husayn (pbuh), not with his infant child who does not have any guilt! Imam (pbuh) addressed Yazid’s soldiers: «You killed my ... Read More »

Introduction of Children in Karbala (Hazrat Roghayyah (pbuh))

Introduction of Children in Karbala (Hazrat Roghayyah (pbuh))

Roqayyah (pbuh), Imam Husayn’s 3-year-old daughter, was very loved by him. On the day of Ashura, when Imam (pbuh) wanted to enter the battlefield, Roqayyah (pbuh) came out of Imam’s tent and ran toward Imam Husayn (pbuh) and grabbed his garment and said: «O father! Look at me! God will quench your thirst I’m thirsty.” This little girl’s heart-rending request saddened Imam’s heart, and tears swirled from his eyes and ... Read More »

Introducing some significant companions of Imam Husayn (pbuh)

Introducing some significant companions of Imam Husayn (pbuh)

Jawn On Ashura day, Jawn was the agent for supplying and repairing the bows and swords of Imam Husayn’s companions (pbuh). Therefore, he witnessed the martyrdom of many fellow believers of Imam Husayn (pbuh), and wanted to fight in the path of God’s religion and fight against the wrongdoers with the Yazid troops. He asked Imam Husayn (pbuh) to allow him to go the battlefield and do jihad against the ... Read More »