What famous people said about Imam Hussain?

What famous people said about Imam Hussain?

Charles Dickens said: “If Husain (as) had fought to quench his worldly desires, then I do not understand why his sister, wife, and children accompanied him. It stands to reason, therefore, that he sacrificed purely for Islam.”

Who was left alive after Karbala?

Lone surviving 22 yr old ailing son of Hussain (a.s) Zain-ul- Abidin (a.s) and all the women were taken into custody by evil king Yazid’s army men. Amongst those women who survived were Rubab (a.s) wife of Imam Husain (a.s) and his sister Lady Zainab (a.s) whose 2 sons Aun and Mohammad too were killed.

What was the age of Hazrat Imam Hussain when he died?

aged 54
Husayn refused to do so. As a consequence, he left Medina, his hometown, to take refuge in Mecca in AH 60 (679 CE)….Husayn ibn Ali.

Husayn ibn Ali الحسين بن علي
Died 10 October 680 (aged 54) (10 Muharram AH 61) Karbala, Umayyad Caliphate
Cause of death Killed at the Battle of Karbala

Who died on Karbala?

Hussein ibn Ali
On that day, Hussein ibn Ali, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, was defeated and killed at Karbala, in modern Iraq. His death cemented deep and lasting division among Muslims that persist to this day. Hussein was the son of Ali – Muhammad’s cousin, close friend, and trusted aide – and Fatima, the Prophet’s daughter.

Why is Imam Hussain famous?

Husayn is an important figure in Islam as he is a member of the Ahl al-Bayt (the household of Muhammad) and Ahl al-Kisa, as well as being a Shia Imam, and one of The Fourteen Infallibles of Shia Twelvers. He is recognized as the ‘Martyr Of Martyrs’ by both Sunni and Shia.

What do you say to Shia in Muharram?

The most appropriate quotes to share for a Shia Muslim would be from Imam Hussein, the grandson of the prophet Muhammad, founder of Islam. These can then be followed by a blessing of your choice, such as “May god forgive all our sins in this holy month of Muharram.”

Who won the Battle of Karbala?

Battle of Karbala, (October 10, 680 [10th of Muḥarram, ah 61]), brief military engagement in which a small party led by al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAlī, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and son of ʿAlī, the fourth caliph, was defeated and massacred by an army sent by the Umayyad caliph Yazīd I.

How many namaz are in Shia?

The Shia believe only a living scholar must be followed. Sunni Muslims pray five times a day, whereas Shia Muslims can combine prayers to pray three times a day. Shia prayers can often be identified by a small tablet of clay, from a holy place (often Karbala), on which they place their forehead while bowing in prayer.

Who was the last person with Imam Hussain (Ra)?

Abbas (ra) was the last remaining person with Imam Hussain (ra). He also was killed and thus attained martyrdom. 20 members of the family of the Holy Prophet (saw) had been killed in the field of Karbala. Imam Hussain (ra) was now left alone.

How did Imam Hussain (Ra) express the truth?

Hussain (ra) expressed the truth despite facing a huge army; hence Muslims should present the truth without regard for the consequences for their own persons. 1 Hadhrat Imam Hassan (ra) was the elder brother of Hadhrat Imam Hussain (ra).

Why was Hadhrat Hussain (Ra) blessed for 7 years?

For seven years Hadhrat Hussain (ra) was blessed with the good fortune of being educated by the Holy Prophet (saw). Hadhrat Abu Bakr (ra) and Hadhrat Umar (ra) the First and Second Khalifas after the Holy Prophet (saw) respectively, also looked upon Hadhrat Hussain (ra) with respect and reverence because of their nearness to the Holy Prophet (saw).

Who was Imam Hassan (Ra)?

1 Hadhrat Imam Hassan (ra) was the elder brother of Hadhrat Imam Hussain (ra). The Holy Prophet (saw) held them in equally high regard and in the Traditions the Prophet (saw) normally referred to them together (Ed).

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