There can be little debate that the catastrophe that engulfed the Islamic nation on the demise of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) was of a staggering magnitude. For the beloved progeny – Ahle Bait (a.s.) of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) the sorrow was two-fold. On one hand, they were permanently separated from the beloved Prophet (s.a.w.a.) … Continue reading Hazrat Abbas (a.s.) and the Infallible Imams (a.s.)
The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) said, “The most superior deed before Allah is to satiate the thirst of the thirsty, even if it be an animal.” (Darrusslam, vol. 3, pg. 162) The relation between water and life is extremely close and one that cannot be denied on any account. Water is not only the source … Continue reading The Philosophy of Quenching the Thirst.
Hazrat Abbas (a.s.) and standard (or flag) are two key words in the bloody battle of Karbala that provide food for thought to every believer and knowledgeable person. When the thought of this brave warrior, on whose shoulder the emblem fluttered, comes to mind, numerous conspiracies lay exposed; conspiracies, plots and designs that were planned … Continue reading New Dimensions of a Standard Bearer
The sacred religion of Islam has defined the terms of honor and support in separate connotations. But in this context, intense defense of modesty, wealth, government, religion and law is termed as honor. Especially if a certain thing was earmarked for one particular group, family or individual and others want to partake in it, seize … Continue reading The Honor of Hazrat Abbas (a.s.)
On reflecting over the time of Prophet Adam’s (a.s.) creation and the times that followed, a fact that comes to light very evidently is that Allah the Almighty has formulated a system in which one is obeyed while the others obey; one is followed, the other followed one and one the intended, the other the … Continue reading Hazrat Abbas (a.s.) and the Imam of the time
Allah the Almighty sent Prophet Moosa (a.s.) for the guidance of the rebellious Firaun. To implement this gigantic task, he (a.s.) beseeched the Almighty, “Appoint a minister from my progeny; my brother Haroon; strengthen my back with him; and make him a partner in my affairs. ” (Surah Taha, Verses 29-31) Prophet Moosa (a.s.) was … Continue reading Abul Fazl al Abbas: Eminence and Status