Muharram

Imam Husain’s (a.s.) martyrdom and links with past nations

Reading Time: 3 minutesMartyrdom of Imam Husain (a.s.) was a ‘momentous matter in the skies’ and the earth.  Being a significant event, it had extraordinary links with the past. In the comparison with the past nations is the answer to the critics of Imam Husain’s (a.s.) uprising against the forces [...]

Imam Husain (a.s.)

Jafar al-Tayyar’s (a.s.) martyrdom and mourning over Imam Husain (a.s.)

Reading Time: 2 minutesCritics of mourning (azadari) level the following charges in support of their claims: Weeping over dead is bidah (innovation) and there is no evidence of mourning from the Prophet’s (s.a.w.a.) Sunnah Weeping is the cause of punishment for the person inside the grave. Food distributed to the [...]