Valour of Imam Husain (a.s.)

The moment one lifts the pen to write something about the valour of Imam Husain (a.s.), he is reminded of the words of the Principal of Al-Azhar University Janab Shabravi that he had written in his book ‘Al Athaaf be hubbil Ashraaf’. He writes: “The Ahle Bayt (a.s.) were perfect from the aspect of knowledge, … Continue reading Valour of Imam Husain (a.s.)

Enjoining Goodness and Prohibiting Evil-Imam Husain (a.s.)’s Viewpoint

Enjoining goodness and prohibiting evil are important fundamentals of Islam. Holy Quran and the traditions of infallible Imam (a.s.) have not only pointed towards these important duties but have discussed them at length. The Noble Quran in the following verse has ordained the Muslims to have a group from among themselves who enjoin goodness and … Continue reading Enjoining Goodness and Prohibiting Evil-Imam Husain (a.s.)’s Viewpoint

The Holy Prophet’s (s.a.w.s.) prayers for Imam Husain (a.s.) and his progeny (a.s.)

The treasure-chest of prophetic traditions asserts that the Islamic nation shall have twelve caliphs, all from the Quraysh. In addition to Shi’ite scholars, even reliable Ahle Sunnat scholars have noted this fact in their books viz. Sahihe Bukhari and other Sehaah/Sunan. Of the twelve caliphs, nine shall be from the lineage of Imam Husain (a.s.). … Continue reading The Holy Prophet’s (s.a.w.s.) prayers for Imam Husain (a.s.) and his progeny (a.s.)

Kissing the Shrines

Some opponents (and even some admirers of the Ahle Bayt (a.s.)) protest against the act of kissing the shrines of the Imams (a.s.) and Hazrat Abbas (a.s.). They deem it an innovation. According to them, kissing the shrine is in reality kissing the metal of the tomb and will not benefit the person in any … Continue reading Kissing the Shrines