Imam Hussain ibn Ali (a.s)

Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.)

Every Muslim must offer condolence to Prophet (s.a.w.a.) on martyrdom of Imam Husain (a.s.)

Reading Time: 4 minutesSome of the questions posed to the Shias with regards the Muharram mourning include: Why do you mourn over Imam Husain (a.s.)? Is it based in the Holy Quran? Why is the mourning repeated every year? Reply Undoubtedly, every Muslim must thank the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) for [...]

Muharram

Imam Husain (a.s.)

Imams (a.s.) embraced martyrdom out of submission NOT suicide

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe skeptics claim that the Imams (a.s.) so long as they knew the result of their actions (martyrdom in Karbala, death through poisonous grapes, etc) could be guilty of suicide (self-destruction) which Allah has forbidden in this verse: وَلاَ تُلْقُواْ بِأَيْدِيكُمْ إِلَى التَّهْلُكَةِ …and cast not yourselves [...]