چهارشنبه 9 فروردين 1396 - 2 رجب 1438 - 29 مارس 2017
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The Christian Monk on the Journey from Karbala to Damascus
One night they rested in the mountain top of a hermitage of a monk who had devoted his life to prayers and meditation. Shimr gave the heads of the martyrs to him for safe keeping. Just one look at the face of Imam Hussein (A.S) convinced the hermit ...
Head of Imam Hussein (A.S)
One of the miracles that Allah Almighty gave to Imam Hussein (A.S) was that his sacred head spoke as it was being ...
Imam Ali: Voice of Justice
Generally there are two approaches to politics: politics minus ethics, which is also known as Machiavellian politics; and ethical politics which is Islamic in which ...
An Important Question from the Advocates of Human Rights
Today, centuries after the advent of Islam, when the story of Imam Ali’s justice – even in treating his enemies – echoes in the history of mankind, there comes a question to the mind: What is the real human right? ...
Rights of the People Defeated in War
Many sublime concepts existed in Islam since its advent. These concepts include the human rights, human dignity, freedom, social equity, legitimate right of security and defense, social security, ...
Human Rights in Islam: Fair Treatment of Enemy
In the Battle of Jamal, when the people of Basra were defeated and escaped away, the soldiers of Islam followed them. Amidst the fight and flee a pregnant woman from Basra was struggling hard to escape. She fell on the ground and ...
Fair Treatment of Enemy in Alavi Teachings
After the Battle of Jamal and the escape of the people of Basra, Imam Ali (A.S) granted general amnesty while in all wars of those days, the victorious commanders considered ...
Imam Ali’s Rules in Fighting Enemies
Some of these rights are related to observing the rights of the enemy. In this regard, Imam Ali (A.S) instructed his soldiers to observe the following recommendations before any war with the enemies: ...
From Alavi Human Rights to Western Human Rights
For those even with limited information about Islam and Islamic history it is clear that “human rights” in view of Islam is not merely a passive and comparative issue. Today, we are not starting a discussion to present a ...
Significance of Eid al-Adha
As is clear the Words of God are self-explanatory concerning the monotheistic stature of Prophet Abraham (Peace be upon him), and the ...
The Public Rites of Remembrance for Imam Hussein (A.S): Part 6
The Imams of the Holy Family, thus, created the institution of the rites of remembrance for Imam Hussein (A.S). During the earliest Islamic eras, this institution began its activity in a limited form. Some contributory factors strengthened ...
The Public Rites of Remembrance for Imam Hussein (A.S): Part 5
During the periods of the next three Imams, Ali ibn Muhammad al-Hadi (A.S) (b. Medina, 212, d. Samarra , 254), al-Hassan ibn Ali al-Askari (b. Medina 231 or 232, d. Samarra 260) and the ...
The Public Rites of Remembrance for Imam Hussein (A.S): Part 4
The period of his son, the seventh Imam Musa al-Kazim, was a much blacker period for the Shia. During it they were treated dreadfully by the Abbasid authorities as their organizations strove to ...
The Public Rites of Remembrance for Imam Hussein (A.S): Part 3
From the sources, it appears that by the time of Imam Jafar ibn Muhammad al-Sadiq (A.S) (80 or 83-148), the gatherings devoted to the memory of the Holy Family and their tragedies, and the foremost of them, the tragedy of Imam Hussein (A.S), had become ..
The Public Rites of Remembrance for Imam Hussein (A.S): Part 2
In the time of Imam Abu Jafar Muhammad al-Baqir (A.S), the son of Imam Zayn al-Abidin (A.S) (57-114 or 117), who was present at Karbala with his father when he was four years old, he issued a directive which gave a ...
The Public Rites of Remembrance for Imam Hussein (A.S): Part 1
The revolution of Imam Hussein (A.S) was a tremendous event which sent a convulsion through the whole of Islamic society, breaking down the false calmness and the silence which had wrapped itself around it. It made Islamic society ...
Jabirs powerful words to Atiyyah on the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein (A.S)
Al-A’mash narrates from ‘Atiyyah al-‘Awfi, who said: I left with Jabir bin ‘Abdillah al-Ansari (may Allah have mercy on him) to visit the grave of al- Hussein bin ‘Ali bin Abi Talib (upon whom be peace); and when we entered Karbala, Jabir ...
How Do We View Hussein (A.S) in the Depth of History
Reviving the memory of Ahl-ul-Bayt (A.S) is not restricted to verbal forms like reciting poetry, mentioning their good traits, establishing mourning ceremonies, and so forth, though each of these ...
Imam Hussein (A.S) and the Renewal of Islam
As the mourning period of Ashura passes, one might pose this important question: Why the need for this commemoration? And why must we again speak of a revolution that took place some fourteen centuries ago? In his revolution, Imam Hussein (A.S) ...
“Karbala” Origin & Meaning
There are many opinions among different investigators, as to the origin of the word Karbala. Some have pointed out that Karbala has a connection to the Karbalato language, while others attempt to derive the meaning of word Karbala by analyzing ...
Forty Days Later
Whats so significant about the 40th day after the massacre of Ashura? Why are the Islamic canters holding commemoration programs for Imam Husseins (peace be upon him) martyrdom exactly 40 days later?It turns out that the 40 days later corresponds ...
Content Analysis of Islamic Awakening in Leader’s Speeches
The enemies fear the word “Islamic Awakening”. They try to prevent the application of this word for this great movement. Why? Because they tremble when Islam appears in its real image, and is manifested in its real size. They don’t fear the Islam which ..
Chronology of Imam Hussein’s uprising
This Infographic help you to know more about the Chronology of Imam Hussein’s uprising and what happened in the karbala in the simplest way.
Karbala: The True Hajj (Part 3)
It is important to note that a pilgrim who performs Hajj without recognizing Karbala to be its true essence does not gain the real fruits of his/her pilgrimage. In the words of Dr. Ali Shariati: Imam Hussein did not complete his Hajj in order to ...
Karbala: The True Hajj (Part 2)
We learn from Imam Hussein that there was a more important goal for him to accomplish than completing the rituals of Hajj and risking bloodshed in the Haram. Actually, it would be an erroneous statement to say that ...
Karbala: The True Hajj (Part 1)
The month of Dhil Hijjah has just passed and the sorrowful month of Muharram has emerged, bringing along with it all its grief, sadness, and mourning as the New Year commences. It was in the year 60 A.H. when Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) and ...
Imam Al-Hussein’s March: The means and the goals
When we want to study the march of Imam Hussein (A.S), we have to take it as a whole. We have to study it, he made peace as well as when he make war. In both cases, he was a revolutionary. To engage in a revolution does not mean only ....
Basic Information on Ashura and Imam Hussein (A.S)
In the month of Muharram 61 AH (approx. 20 October 680 AD), an event took place in Iraq at a place known as Karbala on the bank of the river Euphrates. A large army which had been mobilized by the Umayyad regime besieged a group of persons numbering ...
The Route of Imam Hussein from Mekka to Karbala
The map shows the Route that Imam Hussein (A.S) took when he left Makkah for Iraq. The date was 8th Zilhijja 60 Hijri (10.9.680 AD). With him there were about 50 people including women and children of his family and friends. His uncle Ibne Abbas and ...
Personal life and conduct, sign of fidelity or infidelity
Once, Moqaira bin Shaaba went to see Moawia. He advised him to give up some of his deeds and conduct a clean life. But Moawia told Moqaira that after death he wont be remembered. Besides such words, Moawia had ...
Selfishness and Fidelity
Ibn Abi al-Hadid in his “Sharhe Nahjal Balagha” says: “many of our followers doubted the religious beliefs of Moawia and did not stop calling him profligate but also believed him to be infidel. He narrates: “ ...
Fidelity and Infidelity
Khawarij were a quite deviant, dangerous, and misguided group who did the greatest evils against Imam Ali (PBUH). However, Imam Reza (PBUH) describes Moawia and his followers as ...
Medina: the Roots of Karbala (Part 2)
The monsters that fought Imam Hussein in Karbala had no mercy whatsoever. They did not respect the family of the Prophet. However, it is one thing to ignore the voice of righteousness and the voice of God embodied in Imam Hussein, but it is a ...
Medina: the Roots of Karbala (Part 1)
The sacred blood of Imam Hussein, his family, and his companions (peace be upon them all) was spilled on the plains of Karbala on the 10th of Muharram. Their mutilated bodies lay on the sand with ...
The Bright Page in the History of Jihad
Abdullah bin al-Zubair thought about a new, strict ruler to appoint over Basrah. He chose his brother Musab to carry out the task. Musab bin al-Zubair arrived in Basrah and addressed its people: ...
Abid al-Malik bin Marwan
Mukhtar made peace with Abdullah bin al-Zubair to unite efforts against the Umayyads, the enemy of Islam.Still Abdullah bin al-Zubair was ambitious. He was afraid of ...
Mukhtar’s Victory over the Enemies
After the Battle of Ain al-Warda, the Umayyad Army went on advancing towards Kufa. It occupied Mousal City. Then it headed for Kufa. Mukhtar formed an army of three thousand fighters. Yazid bin Anas, a brave, good, old man headed the army ...
The Revolution breaks out
On Tuesday night, 12th Rabi al-Awwal, namely two days before the revolution, on the way to Mukhtars house, Ibrahim al-Ashtar and some of his friends came across a patrol. The commander of the patrol said: ...
Mukhtar announces the Revolution
From his prison, Mukhtar sent a message to Ryfaah and his companions. The message was as follows: Allah has made your reward greater. He has just decreased your sins for fighting the unjust. Now I ...
Mukhtar comes back to Kufa
After four years stay in Medina, Mukhtar decided to come back to Kufa. After Yazids death, Ubaidullah bin Ziyad escaped to Damascus. The people of Kufa took advantage of the situation and supported ...
Children of Myanmar, Innocent Victims of Massacre
War has been going on for centuries and therefore hearing the world news on war is no new matter at all. But it is indeed very painful to know that innocent, helpless and very young children are among the victims of such fights; without even ...
Mukhtar defends Allah’s House
Abdullah bin al-Zubair appointed himself caliph. The people paid him homage. Some people liked him. Some disliked the Umayyads. Mukhtar knew that Abdullah bin al-Zubair was ambitious. Anyhow, he paid him ...
Mukhtar was released from Prison
Maytham al-Tammar was a good man. He was one of Imam Alis companions. From the Imams knowledge, he learnt a lot. Maytham al-Tammar was in the same prison with Mukhtar. One day Mukhtar said to him: ...
Imam Hussein (A.S), a Martyr for Islam
Imam Hussein left al-Medina al-Munawwara. He went to Mecca to perform the Haj. Yazid bin Muawiyah knew about Imam Hussein’s travel. He sent some spies to kill him. So, Imam Hussein decided to ...
Why couldnt Mukhtar Catch up with the Caravan of Karbala?
Mukhtar bin Abu Ubaid bin Masoud al-Thaqafy was born in Taif City, 1 A.H. Mukhtars father loyally believed in Islam. He led the Muslim army to conquer Persia. An elephant killed him at the Battle of al-Jisr. So, his ...
Mukhtar al-Thaqafy, The First who paid homage to Imam Hussein (A.S)
In the month of Rajab, 60 A.H., Muawiyah died. He had ruled the Muslim countries for twenty years. He killed many companions of our Master Muhammad [PBUH]. Hajar bin Ady al-Kindy, Amr bin al-Hamq al-Khazay and ...
Triumph of the captives in the enemy’s court
The 1st of the Islamic month of Safar is the day of renewal of grief for any conscientious person. It is the day when the caravan of captives of the progeny of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was dragged in fetters into Damascus, towards ...
Karbala, the Pleasure of Allah
In Surat Saafaat: 101-109, Allah says: We gave him (Hazrat Ibraheem A.S) the tidings of a son possessing forbearance (hilm). And when the son (Hazrat Ismail A.S) was ...
The cause of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (A.S)
From the day he left Medina on the 28th Rajab in 60 Hijrah, at every stage, our Imam made his mission clear. He left no doubt as to his intentions. It was not to fight Yazid to get the ...
Imam Hussein’s revolt, the causes (Part 4)
Among the mistakes the author of the book, “Ash-Shaheedul Khalid – The Immortal Martyr” did was that he over-exaggerated the factor of the “Kufans’ invitation”, so much so that he has given the impression that it was ...
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