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Causes of the Rise of Imam Husayn (A.S.)

Causes of the Rise of Imam Husayn (A.S.)

Truly speaking if we wish to find out the causes of the rising of the Imam we shall have to make a search for its preliminaries during a period of at least thirty years preceding that time, because about thirty years after the migration of the Holy Prophet, there had taken place such developments as had made necessary a movement like this in the Islamic society.

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Lady Zaynab (s.a.) in the Day of 'Ashura'

Lady Zaynab (s.a.) in the Day of 'Ashura'

Day of 'Ashura ; the tenth of Muharram,. was unique in its tragedies, misfortunes, and disasters. On that day , the Ahl al-Bayt had to suffer the ever mst horrible adversity of this world. Hence, it is certainly the day of griefs.

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The Events After Ashura

The Events After Ashura

One of them asked, "What kind of revenge do you think God will take?" The Imam said, "Some of you will kill others and the punishment of God will come pouring down on you."That night, the sky was red like blood. It was the hardest night for the family of the Prophet. In the emptiness of the desert, they faced the darkness and loneliness of night. During the night, they could hear a voice coining from the darkness. The disguised person recited the following lines of poetry:

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Imam Hussain's (A.S.) Departure from Madina

Imam Hussain's (A.S.) Departure from Madina

On 20th Rajab in 60 Hijra, Muawiya died. For more than twenty years the tyrant had ruled over Muslims. He was the son of Abu Sufyan and Hinda who had left no stone unturned in persecuting the Holy Prophet.

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 Like a dove I fly towards you – Visiting Karbala - Part 1

Like a dove I fly towards you – Visiting Karbala - Part 1

In the summer of 2011 I told my parents that I was going to Karbala, whether it be with a friend, with a group, or on my own. They told me I wouldn’t and that I couldn’t go for fear of my safety. I disregarded this, I was determined to go. After trying everything, I thought I would end up going on my own, until I was referred to a group by a friend of mine. A group of Khojas, which turned out to be the friendliest group of people I had encountered in my whole life.

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History of the Shrine of Imam Husain(as)

History of the Shrine of Imam Husain(as)

Unlike any other city, Karbala has its named engraved in the memory of generations, and in the expanse of the Muslim world…

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The Excellences of the Imam Hussein (A.S) in Sunni Hadith Tradition

The Excellences of the Imam Hussein (A.S) in Sunni Hadith Tradition

HUMAN history may be seen as a record of the eternal struggle between right and wrong, virtue and vice, good and evil, and righteousness and wickedness.

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40 (Fortry) Ahadith Regarding Azadari

40 (Fortry) Ahadith Regarding Azadari

Introduction The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny) has said:

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Heroic Manifestations of Ashura

Heroic Manifestations of Ashura

Imam Husayn's refusal to accept the tyrant Yazid's allegiance triggered the Battle of Karbala on the Day of Ashura. Imam Husayn, grandson of Prophet Muhammad, along with his family members and companions, were martyred on the plains of Karbala, and this marks a turning point for Shi'a Muslims.

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The Route of Imam Hussain (as)

The Route of Imam Hussain (as)

The map shows the Route that Imam Hussein (A.S) took when he left Makkah for Iraq. The date was 8th Zilhijja 60 Hijri (10.9.680 AD).

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