Both Shia and Sunnis agree that the martyr of Hussien(May Allah be pleased with him) is one of the most tragic incidents in Islam. However, Sunnis and Shia differ on the way we should mourn the martyr of Hussain(May Allah be pleased with him).
In Short: The shia should show sadness and grief on this day to celebrate the martyr of Hussein.
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In the Islamic lunar calendar there are four Haraam months (Muharram, Rajab, Dhu al-Qa'dah and Dhu al-Hijjah) and it's been Haraam for Arab tribes to fight against each other in these four months.
So if two Arab tribes were in a battle, at the beginning of these months they would have suspended the war and raise a red flag on the dome of the commander's ...
When we look into the personality of both people and what they stand for, we will understand why Hussain ibn Ali was not willing to pay allegiance to Yazid ibn Muawiyah. InshAllah, we will also understand the bigger picture of the tragedy which unfolded in Kerbala after Hussain refused to pay allegiance.
Who is Hussain ibn Ali?
He is the grandson of the ...
بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم
About the attendance of the women in the day of Ashura (battle of Karbala) there are several women who consist of:
حضرت زينب، ام كلثوم، فاطمه، صفيه و ام هاني
(As the daughters of Amir-al-Mo'menin Ali (a.s.)
فاطمه و سكينه و رقیه
As the daughters of Imam Hussain (a.s.)
رباب، عاتكه، ام محسن بن الحسن، بنت مسلم بن عقيل، فضه ...
Why Imam Hussain (a.s.) did not swear allegiance? (To Yazid)
Seemingly, this is a question which was asked Imam Hussein over and over.
You can see a brief response of this as it has shown in below:
1: Incapability and corruption
2: fear of Islam ruin
3: corruption of governorship
4: high pitched (the name of Allah) and aiding his religion
Well here's a list of casualties in Husayn's army at the battle.
As far as i can see there are a few man identified to be Persians or who have been settled down in Kufa etc. among them: Nasr ibn Naizar (May Allah be pleased with him) who's the only one listed as a Persian or (as a freed slave) coming from Persia in that list.
From Kufa as it seems -I'm ...
Your inference is totally wrong.
We Shia care(respect) equally for all the members of the household of prophet
"Labbaik-e-ya Hussain" is basically an expression in times of battle while facing the enemy or facing any kind of injustice from tyrants.
Being 'at the service of Hussain' expresses the idea of fighting for justice and being on the side of justice.
Who is the name of the oldest martyr of Karbala (کربلا)?
Habib ibn Mazaaher / (حبیب بن مظاهر)
More info. about him:
All praise to Allah Subhan o Taala and blessings on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and Companions
Narrated Ibn Abbas ra:
That the mother of Saad bin Ubada the brother of Bani Saida died in
Saad's absence, so he came to the Prophet saying, "O Allah's Messenger
(ﷺ)! My mother died in my absence, will it benefit her if I give in
Only to add that the prophet was the first who cried for Imam Hussain in many occasions. Since He knew what will happen to Imam Hussain, he cried when he was born and in the second occasion when the prophet wanted to stay alone in the room but Imam Hussain came to him and in this moment the angel jibril brought the soil of Karbala to the prophet and explain ...