Regarding the tragedy of Ashura, one of the questions that arises is why Imam Husayn (a), knowing that he would have become martyr along with his companions, brought his family with him and what the...
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...
Imam Husain and His Martyrdom (4) Call to Surrender or Die Presently messengers came from Kufa, and Imam Husain was asked to surrender. Imam Husain offered to take one of three alternatives. He...
Imam Hussain and His Martyrdom (3) Snare of Riches Meanwhile Persia came within the Muslim orbit. When Medain was captured in the year 16 of the Hijra, and the battle of Jalula broke the Persian...
Imam Hussain and His Martyrdom (2) Abundant water & tragedy of thirst From the most ancient times this tract of the lower Euphrates has been a garden. It was a cradle of early civilization, a...
Who Was Hazrat Sakinah (A.S)? (2) Winds of Revolution When Muawiah died in the middle of Rajab of year 60(Hijra), and his son Yazied took power, and ordered his walis to ask for the people's pledge...
Who Was Hazrat Sakinah (A.S)? (1)  Sakinah was the youngest daughter of Imam Hussein. She was a vivacious child, full of love and happiness. Everyone loved Sakinah. She was also a very religious girl...
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'...
The History of The Shia Islam (3) The Bleakest Days of Shi'ism The most difficult period for Shi'ism was the twenty-year rule of Mu'awiyah, during which the Shias had no protection and most of them...
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...
Who Was Actually IMAM HUSSEIN (PBUH) ? In the Glorious Quran: "Should anyone argue with you concerning him, after the knowledge that has come to you, say, ‘Come! Let us call our sons and your sons,...