Two days ago, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, scion of the legendary Bhuttos, celebrated his […]
by Syed Salman Chishty
Shah Ast Hussain
Among the Belivers are Men ,who delivered their promise to Allah
(Ayah 23/ Surah Al-Ahzab)
On the 10th of Muharram, 61 after Hijrah (680 AD) Hz.Imam Hussain was martyred by the army of Yazid. This tragedy shook the Muslim world and continues to be remembered by those who love the Prophet (saw) and his family. The death of Hz.Imam Hussain , his struggle for truth, justice and the greatness of Islam is still remembered and commemorated today. […]
God’s wisdom is beyond comprehension.
The 10th of Muharram is simultaneously the most celebrated day in the Islamic Calendar, and simultaneously the most sorrowful day of the Islamic Calendar.
It celebrates the day that God saved the Prophet Moses — and his people from the clutches of the Pharaoh.
It mourns the day that God allowed the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad — and his people to be slaughtered by the clutches of Yazid. […]
Mir Anis is a classical master of Urdu poetry whose elegies on the struggles between Imam Hussain, prophet’s grandson and the usurper, callous monarch Yazid are immortal. Today is the 10th of Muharram signifying the epic Karbala battle and the martyrdom of Imam Hussain. The mourning for Hussain and his family is not complete without a reference to Anis and his peer Dabeer. Luckily I found a Marthiyaa of Anis, that has been translated into English David Matthews, published by Rupa Co. […]
10th Moharram is a day of mourning for all Muslims. The tragic incident at Kerbala where the righteous Hussain refused to submit to the autocracy of Yazid is an event laden with deep symbolism. Hazrat Imam Husain and his faithful companions preferred to die on the banks of river Euphrates and upheld the struggle of […]