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The Tragedy of the Two Young Sons of Muslim Ibn Aqil

The Tragedy of the Two Young Sons of Muslim Ibn Aqil
Muslim ibn 'Aqil had taken two of his sons to Kufah with him. The older son was called Muhammad and the younger Ibrahim. Both of them were under the age of ten years. When Muslim ibn 'Aqil realized how dangerous a threat Ibn Ziyad was, he called for Qadi Shurayh and handed over his two sons to him. Qadi Shurayh kept the two boys in his house until the martyrdom of Muslim ibn 'Aqil.After the death of Muslim ibn 'Aqil, Ibn Ziyad issued a warning ...

The Battle of al-Ahzab (Tribes)

The Battle of al-Ahzab (Tribes)
The Battle of al-Ahzab (Tribes), Battle of Khandaq ( Ditch, Moat, Trench ) The Qureshite community had one important dream: The destruction of Mohammed and his religion. Pagan tribes outside Mecca were sharing with them the same dream. Like the Meccans, these tribes considered Mohammed a serious menace to their religion.This belief brought these tribes and the Muslims into military confrontations in which the Muslims had the upper hand. ...

Muawiyah's Innovations due to enmity with Imam ‘Ali (as)

Muawiyah's Innovations due to enmity with Imam ‘Ali (as)
Nassa'i and the other transmitters of hadith quote Sa‘id ibn Jabir saying that on the Day of ‘Arafah, Ibn ‘Abbas asked him, "Why is it that I do not hear the people saying the talbiyah (labbayk)?" Sa‘id ibn Jabir answered, "The people are afraid of Mu‘awiyah." At that moment, Ibn ‘Abbas came out of his tent and defiantly said, "Labbayk! Allahumma Labbayk! (Here I am! O my Lord, here I am at Your service!). I say this even though ...

The Peace Treaty between Imam Hassan (as) and Mu’awiyah

The Peace Treaty between Imam Hassan (as) and Mu’awiyah
  Imam Hassan assumed the responsibility of the Imamate after the martyrdom of his father, and the people of Kufa gave him the pledge of fealty.  He addressed a large congregation of believers in the mosque and reminded them of the stand his father had taken in upholding the Truth, and that he would not change his course of conduct in any other way.  He also reminded them of the deceitful way in which they were deprived of their victory ...

A Brief History of Imam Hassan’s Life

 A Brief History of Imam Hassan’s Life
Name: Al-Hasan ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib (a.s.) Mother: Fatimah az-Zahra (a.s.), the daughter of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.s.).  Kunniyat (Patronymic): Abu Muhammad  Laqab (Title): Al-Sibt al-Kabir (the elder grandson), Al-Mujtaba.  Birth: He was born in Madina in the middle of the month of Ramadhan in 3 A.H.  Martyrdom: He died on the 28th of Safar in the year 50 A.H. He was buried in the graveyard of Baqi in Madina.  A ...

The History of the Shrine of Hazrate Imam Hussain A.S

The History of the Shrine of Hazrate Imam Hussain A.S
Unlike any other city, Karbala has its named engraved in the memory of generations, and in the expanse of the Muslim world...Believers remember that name with sorrow and distress, for they remember the history of the master of all martyrs, Imam Husain, peace be upon him, and his sacrifice for Islam.The wave of visitors never stopped coming to Karbala, from the time the Umayyad and Abbaside caliphs prevented the construction of the shrines to the ...

History and Islam

History and Islam
Haughty tribes and nations which lived without following God\'s teachings preached by the Prophets and mentioned in the scriptures all suffered from mental deviation regarding humankind and all world affairs. They made wrong judgments about Creation and nearly all creatures. They stated incorrect things based on their wrong impressions and unjust judgments; thus they lived a life full of oppression both to themselves and others. The pages of ...

The Prophet’s recommendations to Imam Ali Part 3

The Prophet’s recommendations to Imam Ali Part 3
  Historians mention that Abdul Melik bin Marwan, the Umayyad king, used to say, “Whoever enjoins on us the fear of Allah we will behead him.” The Prophet (a.s.) added, ‘O ibn Mas’ud, make your hope little; when it is morning, you say: I may not remain alive until the evening, and when it is evening, you say: I may not remain alive until the morning. Get yourself ready for leaving this life, and love the meeting with Allah and do not ...

Pilgrimage to the grave of Hani bin Urwah Muradi

Pilgrimage to the grave of Hani bin Urwah Muradi
  It is quoted in the Mazar of Mohammad bin Mashhadi, Misbahuz Zaer of Sayyed Ibne Tawoos, Mazar of Shaikh Mufeed, and Mazar of Shaikh Shaheed (may Allah sanctify their souls) in context to the supplications of the Mosque of Kufa that: Stand near his (Hani bin Urwah’s) grave and send salutations upon Mohammad (s.a.w.s) and his Progeny and then say,  Peace and His Benediction be upon you, O Hani bin Urwah! Peace be upon you O (the) devout ...

cousin came to the presence of Imam Husain (a.s)

cousin came to the presence of Imam Husain (a.s)
Our Shaikh Sadooq, through his successive chain of narrators, relates from Amr bin Qays Mashriqi, who says that I alongwith my cousin came to the presence of Imam Husain (a.s) at Qasre Bani Maqatil. We saluted the Imam and my cousin asked him, "The colour of your hair is due to the dye or a chemical dye"? Imam replied, "It is dyed, for we, the Bani Hashim turn old very soon." Then the Imam turned towards us and asked, "Have you come to assist ...

Ubaydullah bin Ziyad's exit from Basra towards Kufa

Ubaydullah bin Ziyad's exit from Basra towards Kufa
  When Ubaydullah received the letter of Yazeed, he selected five hundred people from Basra, which included Abdullah bin Hurayth bin Nawfal, Shareek bin A'awar, both of whom were Shi'ah, and accompanied by them and Muslim bin Amr Bahili and his retinue and family, left for Kufa. (Irshad) When he reached Kufa, Ubaydullah had worn a black turban and had covered his face. People there had received news that Imam Husain (a.s) was due to arrive to ...

Imam Husain (a.s)'s hault at the ground of Karbala

Imam Husain (a.s)'s hault at the ground of Karbala
  When Imam Husain (a.s) stopped at the plain of Karbala, (Kamil) he in­quired as to what was the name of the place. People replied that the place was known as "Aqar." Imam said, "Almighty Allah! We seek your refuge from Aqar" (Aqar means barren, sterile). Sibt ibne Jawzi has written in his Tazkirah, that Imam Husain (a.s) asked as to what was the name of the place. They replied that it was Karbala and was also called Ninawa, which was a ...

Imam's letter to the noblemen of Basra

Imam's letter to the noblemen of Basra
It is quoted by Sayyed ibne Tawoos in Malhoof that Imam Husain (a.s) sent a letter to a group of righteous noblemen of Basra through his retainer named Sulayman, whose agnomen was Abu Razeen, inviting them for assistance and obedience to him. Those included therein were Yazeed bin Mas'ood Nahsha­li and Mundhir bin Jarood Abadi. Yazeed bin Mas'ood then gathered the people of Bani Tameem, Bani Hanzalah and Bani Sa'ad. When they came he said, "O ...

Imam Husain (a.s) in Karbala

Imam Husain (a.s) in Karbala
  It is written in Bihaar al-Anwaar, that Ubaydullah bin Ziyad kept despatching troops one after the other to Umar bin Sa’ad (in Karbala) until he had thirty thousand horsemen and foot-soldiers with him. Then Ubaydullah wrote to Umar: “I have not left any excuse for you with respect to the (quantity of) army. Then remember to inform me, every morning and evening, about your affairs.” Ubaydullah had started inciting Umar (for battle) from ...

Issues warning to the people of Kufa

Issues warning to the people of Kufa
This news reached No’man bin Basheer, who was made the governor of Kufa by Mu’awiyah and Yazeed too had let him remain in his place. He ascended the pulpit and after Praising and Glorifying Allah said, “Now then! O slaves of Allah! Fear Allah and do not make haste in spreading mischief and discord, for it will result in the murder of men, bloodshed and confisca­tion of wealth. I do not fight the one who does not confront me, nor do I ...

Karbala and the events on the night of ninth Moharram

Karbala and the events on the night of ninth Moharram
  When the letter of Umar bin Sa'ad reached Ubaydullah, he read it and said, (Irshad) "This letter is from the man who is a well wisher of the chief and is merciful towards his community." Hearing this Shimr bin Ziljawshan arose and said, "Will you agree to his demands when he (Imam Husain) has encamped in your province near you? By Allah! If he goes away from your domain without giving his hand in yours (submitting to you), then he will turn ...

Relating to the events of the day of Ashooraa

Relating to the events of the day of Ashooraa
  Imam Husain (a.s) recited the morning Prayers with his companions. After finishing the Prayers he stood up and delivered a short sermon. He praised and glorified Allah and said, “Verily Allah, the Mighty, the Sublime, has intended that you be martyred as also myself, thus you should forebear.” This narrative has been quoted by Mas’oodi in Ithbaat al-Wasiyyah. (Malhoof) Then Imam called for the Prophet’s horse named Murtajaz and ...

Martyrdom of Muslim bin Aqeel bin Abi Talib (a.s)

Martyrdom of Muslim bin Aqeel bin Abi Talib (a.s)
  Mas’oodi says that when their speech concluded and Muslim spoke harshly to Ubaydullah, he ordered that Muslim should be taken to the roof of the palace and it was said to Bukayr bin Humran Ahmari to behead him and take his revenge. Jazari says that Muslim (a.s) told Mohammad bin al-Aash’as, “By Allah! I would never have surrendered if you had not given me the promise of protec­tion. Then defend me with your sword for your promise has ...

Imam Husain (a.s) gathered his companions at night

Imam Husain (a.s) gathered his companions at night
  (Irshad) Imam Husain (a.s) gathered his companions at night. Imam Ali Zainul Abedeen (a.s) says that: I went closer to them so as to hear what they said, and at that time I was unwell. I heard Imam telling his compan­ions that, "I glorify Allah with the best glorification, and praise him in times of prosperity as well as misfortunes. O Allah! I praise You that You have likened Prophethood to be bestowed in our family, You taught us the ...

Imam Husain (a.s)’s sermon on the day of Ashoora

Imam Husain (a.s)’s sermon on the day of Ashoora
  “Now then! Consider my family, and ponder as to who I am and then admonish yourselves. Then do you consider that killing me and plundering my sanctity and respect is lawful for you? Am I not the grandson of your Prophet and the son of his Vicegerent and cousin, who was the foremost in believing and the bearer of witness upon everything that the Prophet had brought from Allah? Was not Hamza, the chief of Martyrs, the uncle of my father? Was ...

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