A variation of this is quoted by most sources where he leaves the city so that the sanctity of the house of God would be violated by the shedding of human blood in it. Again he met a man on the way...
We have tried so far to set the martyr of Karbala in his religio‑devotional context. It is hopefully clear from what has been said up to this point, that Husayn, before being a martyr, was a man of...
Based on many traditions narrated from the Holy Prophet and the Infallible Imams, one of their orders to their followers (Shias) is to memorize forty traditions. For instance, the Holy Prophet has...
The discussion of al-Husayn's martyrdom has been one of the mysteries of creation, one of the legacies of the prophets, and one of the subjects quite often discussed by the wasis and the bearers of...
Hazrat Moosa (AS) Once Hazrat Moosa (AS) was passing through Karbala when the straps of his sandals broke and thorns pricked his feet due to which they were badly injured. He implored, "O Allah why...
One of the miracles that testify to the veracity of the Prophet's (p.b.u.h) claim of Prophethood is that each of his prophecies has proved to be true. The pages of history have recorded the...