moharram

Abbas (Pbuh), Moon of Banihashem’s Progeny

The year 26 after Hejra, Hazrat-e Abbas (Pbuh) was born. His mother was an honorable lady. She was the daughter of Hezam Ibn-e Khalid Ibn-e Rabi’e Ibn-e Amer Kalbi and her nickname was “Ommul Banin”. Some years after the martyrdom of Hazrat-e Fatemeh (SA), Imam Ali (Pbuh) asked his brother Aqil to offer the marriage proposal to a woman from …

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Worship and Servitude of Zainab (PUBH)

 Zainab (PBUH) learned from the Holy Qur’an that the objective of creating man is for him to reach the pinnacle of servitude.[1] “We did not create the jinn and men except to worship us.” [Qur’an 51:56]  She had seen her parents worshiping and saying night prayers. She witnessed her brother Imam Hussein (PBUH) telling Abbas on the eve of Ashura: …

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The Examples of Lady Zainab and Lady Sakina

 Lady Zainab, daughter of Imam Ali (peace be upon them both): For those who know the story and events of Karbala and Ashura, a few seconds of thought about what the name “Zainab” means to us can go something along the lines of: bravery, courage, strength, passion, dedication, love, leader, and most prominent for most, sacrifice. Lady Zainab was all …

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The Beauties of Ashura: The Most Beautiful Words

Great people of old days usually gave others advices about financial matters or about religious practices. Imam Hussein’s words to his brother, Muhammad ibne Hanafiyah; have special beauties, as they contain both the goals and the main ideals of his battle, and an respectful request from people to help the warriors of truth. “I strongly believe in God, and I …

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The Aftermath of Karbala

After the supreme sacrifice had been accepted and our Imam Hussain (as) had been martyred, a gloomy silence hung over the battlefield of Karbala.  Every now and then the silence would be broken by the sound of drum-beating to celebrate victory. Not content with spilling the innocent blood of Imam Hussain (as) and his companions, Amr ibne Sa”ad, the commander of Yazid”s army, ordered the horses …

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Mission of Imam Sajjad (PBUH)

Imam Sajjad (PBUH) despite facing worst conditions and severe sufferings after the martyrdom of Imam Hosein, not only humiliated and defamed Yazid by displaying courage, bravery, and firmness and defendingmonotheism andprophet-hood from the side of Ahl-ul-Bait but also unveiled it for ever. Imam Sajjad(PBUH) gave that greatest lesson of path to deliverance to the oppressed world by delivering heart-rending addresses in …

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Imam Sajjad (as) after Tragedy of Karbala

When the young Ali took the mantle of Imamat, times were hard on the Ahlulbayt of the Prophet. His is the saddest story of all time. On the 10th of Muharram at the time of Asr Prayers, when his father Hussain (AS) was alone in the battlefield ready to do battle, he withdrew to the camp of his ailing son, came beside his …

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