The months of Muharram and Safar offer the yearly opportunity to commemorate the martyrdom of al‑Husayn ibn `Ali (A), the grandson of the Prophet (S) and the third Imam of the Shiite Muslims, at Karbala' on the tenth of....
The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question Ayatullah al-Sistani Regarding the Mourning Ceremonies of Imam al-Hussain (p) for the Month of Muharram, 1442 A.H. during the...
As Abû ʿAbd Allâh al-Ḥusayn, son of ʿAlî and Fâṭima and grandson of Muḥammad, moved inexorably towards death on the field of Karbalâʾ, his sister Zaynab was drawn ever closer to...
This study shall investigate foot-pilgrims on the Arbaeen pilgrimage that attracts 20 million people annually, making it the world's largest annual gathering in...
This paper intends to examine religious ideology and discourse conventions of majlis-e-Hussain; i.e. the speech to commemorate the martyrdom of Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad; from a...
In this paper the writer will discuss the relative date of two important versions of the Karbala story related by Ṭabarī: one, relatively short and lacking in detail, is ascribed to Imam al-Bāqir (d. 114/732); the other, much longer and...
We, the Shias, are proud to follow Imam Hussain, but Imam Hussein does not exclusively belong to us. Shias, Sunnis and all the people are under the patronage of Imam Hussain, ayatollah...
A Sunni Saudi cleric and Imam of the Quba Mosque, on the outskirt of the holy city of Medina, says all Islamic sects consider Hussain ibn Ali (A.S.) as an Imam and a martyr and curses all those who killed the...
Influence Of Imam Hussain (as) On Famous International Personalities. Imam Hussain is not just an inspiration for Muslims, he is an inspiration for the entire mankind. People from all walks of life consider him a role model....
Dr. Rebecca Masterton embarks on a journey to discover the legend of Imam Hussain (pbuh) through the eyes of academia...