The Excellences of the Imam Hussain in Sunni Hadith (4) Divine wisdom in creation can be best discerned, according to the Qur'an, in the order of nature, and in the human individual and his society....
The Excellences of the Imam Hussain in Sunni Hadith (3) Imam Hassan and Imam Hussain Islamic tradition has preserved numerous anecdotes depicting the tender care and love which the Prophet showed...
The Excellences of the Imam Husayn in Sunni Hadith (2) This version of the tradition provides the meaning of the kisa' and the basis of its significance. The mantle is a symbol of divine mercy and...
The Excellences of the Imam Husayn in Sunni Hadith (1) 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...
What is the Root of The Fast of Ashura Day? Some traditions are found in Sunni books to the effect that the Prophet (s.a.w.) on migrating to Medina found the Jews fasting on the 10th of Muharram. He...
Lady Zeinab An Eloquent Lady After the tragedy of Karbala, Lady Zainab (PBUH) and the other captives were brought to the palace of Ibn Ziyad. There, Lady Zainab disguised herself among the other...
The Reasons of Imam Hussayn Revolution Imam Hussein (A.S.) did not possess the necessary force that would enable him to win; he did not even rely on those who wrote to him from Kaufa. For he declared...
Karbala and the Imam Husayn in Persian and Indo-Muslim literature (3) The suwari theme was lovingly elaborated by Sangi, that is the Talpur prince 'Abdu'l-Husayn, to whom Sindhi owes some very fine...
Karbala and the Imam Husayn in Persian and Indo-Muslim literature (2) The Turkish tradition and that in the regional languages of the Indian subcontinent are very similar. Let us have a look at the...
Karbala and the Imam Husayn in Persian and Indo-Muslim literature (1) I still remember the deep impression which the first Persian poem I ever read in connection with the tragic events of Karbala'...
Is it true that Imam Hussein’s assassin was killed on the ninth of Rabi’ul Awwal and his head was sent to Imam Sajjad (a.s.)? One of several subjects that have been associated with this day is the...
The Immortal Sayyeda Zeinab (PBUH) Historically, female leaders have been overshadowed in the mainstream Muslim world. In fact, Islam would not have survived all that time if it was not for the...

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