Analysis of History Islam means the divine religion on which Holy Prophet (peace be on him and his progeny) put the seal of his guidance and before departing this ephemeral world clearly explained all his wills. He declared the Holy Quran and the Ahle Bait (peace be on them) as the guardians of this trust … Continue reading Martyrdom of Imam Husain (peace be on him) and the decree of Allah
Let us take the discussion on the exegesis of Ziyarat-e-Nahiya forward and try to understand the succeeding phrases. Peace be on the one whose jugular vein was severed. Wateen refers to jugular vein, Ibn Manzoor, the author of Lisaan al Arab writes: “Wateen is the vein of the heart, which when cut will result in … Continue reading Exegesis of Ziyarat e Nahiya
History is witness to the fact that the Bani Umayyah were hell bent on promoting a wave of politics and forcing people into thinking that they were the rightful successors of Holy Prophet (peace be on him and his progeny) (this, for several reasons, was later changed from Wilayat to Caliphate). The magic of deceit … Continue reading A slap in the face of Bani Umayyah’s politics by Imam Husain (peace be on him)
The definition of oppression: Allah, the Almighty says in Holy Quran: … These are the limits of Allah, so do not exceed them and whoever exceeds the limits of Allah these it is that are the unjust (Surah Baqarah(2), 229) This noble verse explains the meaning of oppression so that man, who possesses intellect, refrains … Continue reading Who martyred Imam Husain (peace be on him)?
What does history say? Events of previous years are acquired from the scrolls of history. What occurred, which conditions, which personalities, where and during which age, what behavior was promoted and the kind of revolutions that took place can all be found in the books of history in a way as if each event is … Continue reading The killing of Imam Husain (peace be on him), in reality, is akin to killing Holy Prophet (peace be on him and his progeny)
During my childhood my uncles, aunts, grandparents and other elders at home would take me to Azaakhaana  and thus inculcated this habit within me. In fact, we were taken for Majaalis in infancy itself and the voices of mourning and elegies reached our ears. We grew up in that atmosphere slowly and gradually the … Continue reading What is this hue and cry in the universe?
Before I began to write on the effects and blessings of the Ziyaarat of Imam Husain (peace be upon him), I pondered if the blood that gushes through my veins will ever, in any era, be able to find its way out through my eyes. Will I ever be blessed to have the power that … Continue reading Effects and Blessings of Ziyaarat of Imam Husain (peace be upon him)
A group of Shias enquired from Grand Ayatullah His Holiness Syed Ali al-Husaini al-Sistani (may Allah grant him a long life) regarding Azaadari (mourning rituals) of Imam Husain (peace be upon him). Their question and the reply of the Grand Marja of our time are mentioned hereunder. We pray to Allah, the Most High, the … Continue reading The Rituals of Imam Husain’s (peace be on him) mourning and the Religious Authority (Marjaiyyat)
One of the basic aims of Islam is to take people away from all kinds of evil and adorn them with all types of goodness. These may be related to beliefs, manners, morals or actions. They may be either related to one’s individual or social life, worldly affairs or hereafter and spirituality. Since Allah, the … Continue reading Aim of Imam Husain (peace be upon him) in his own words
Series of Prophets (peace be upon them) In this world of land and water, the creation of Allah, who brought along with them the certificate of nobility from their Creator and inhabited this world, are called humans. For their test, guidance and to establish justice, a series of Prophets (peace be upon them) was sent … Continue reading Satisfaction and Patience