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Your reference is correct stating that Sunni Muslims participate in the Arbaeen for Hussain ibn Ali. An article in the Huffington Post describes the same. Just for further reference, here is a video clip which shows Sunni Muslims from Pakistan performing rituals in the Arbaeen pilgrimage. A Sunni Muslim woman from al-Anbar/Ramadi, Iraq is being ...


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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.) And: رباب، عاتكه، ام محسن بن الحسن، بنت مسلم بن عقيل، فضه ...


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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 ...


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Can a Muslim woman go on Arba'een Pilgrimage without a mahram? Yes, she can go to the Aba'een Pilgrimage without a mahram, provided she is self-assured that your safety is secured. The very same applies to the obligatory hajj. Rule 60: It is not a condition for a lady, performing an obligatory pilgrimage, to be accompanied by a male, among her mahaarim, ...


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From the perspective of Sunni Islam, your question is to be divided into two questions: Is traveling for a woman without a guardian allowed in Islam? Is it allowed to go for pilgrimage to Arba`een (also known as Karbala)? For the first question, traveling for a woman without a guardian is considered not permissible for the most part, in the view of most ...


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The answer depends on how much Hussain is revered. That varies by sect and I'm not sure you have chosen any specific sect. Both Sunnis and Shias honor Hussain (similar and different ways). Shias honor him more (they also have a 10 night mourn him in the first 10 days of Muharram), because he was also their Imam. I've know/seen Sunni brothers/sisters who ...


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