Ahl al-Bayt

Lady Zainab, an exemplar of standing up to tyranny

Lady Zainab

Media: Syeda Zainab , A symbol of perseverance and resistance to oppression in the language of a Christian priest, Bonnie Evans Hills. Evans Hills, speaks about Lady Zainab A Christian priest, Bonnie Evans Hills, speaks about the loyal sister of Imam Hussain (as), Syeda Zainab (as), and praises what she …

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Birth of Imam ALI(A) 13th Rajab

  It was Friday 13th of Rajab 30 Amulfeel. Hazrat Fatima binte Asad, the wife of Hazrat Abu Talib entered the precincts of the Kaaba and prayed to Allah saying ‘O my protector ease my pain.’ All of a sudden the wall of the Kaaba opened up and she, as if …

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Teachings of Imam Hussein (AS) guiding light for humankind

A senior Kashmiri politician said that sacrifices of Karbala martyrs have a universal message of patience, determination, fortitude, and devotion which is a must to achieve salvation in this world and hereafter. Molvi Imran Raza Ansari was speaking at a day-long remembrance function held to pay tributes to Imam Hussein …

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Serving tea for love of Imam Hussein

 Tehran’s streets on Wednesday the 20th September were remarkably different than the other days of the year. Since the early noon hours, the city started getting ready to embrace the new Islamic Hijri year which starts with the commemoration of what some historians acknowledge as the tragedy of all human …

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Event of Ghadir Khumm 

The following is a description of the historic event of Ghadir Khumm.  Click on the book icons below to see the detailed references backing up each key element of this event.  The separation into contexts enables one to see how well each component of the event is attested in the sources.   …

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 English Text Khetabe Ghadir 

  In the name of Allah (Who’s) the Compassionate Merciful O, the Commander of the faithful! Upon you be peace; O the Remainder of Allah, on His earth, Upon You be peace! O Mahdi! How could we suppress our despair in your extended non-attendance? Where should we look for to …

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