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Ashura | Prophet Muhammad Quote About Who Fight Imam Hussain

The following image is a quote about the holy prophet Muhammad’s view toward those who fight with Imam Hussain (PBUH) and those who are in peace with him in two Sunni references.

Although I prepared this quote before (at here) but I made it again with a dark background more suitable for the month of Muharram and day of Ashura

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The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said to Ali, Fatemah, Hassan and Hussain (PBUH):

“I am in war with those who will fight you, and in peace with those who are peaceful to you.”

References: Sunan Al-Tirmidhi, v.5, p.699 and Sunan Ibn Majah, v.1, p.52

 

قال رسول الله صلی الله علیه و آله لعلی و فاطمه و الحسن و الحسین

انا حرب لمن حاربتم و سلم لمن سالمتم

 سنن الترمذی، ج 5، ص 699 و سنن ابن ماجه، ج1، ص 52

 

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Day of Ashura : Christian people in the holy shrine of Imam Hussain

Imam Hussain is not only belonged to Shia Muslim people but also people from different religions such as christian people admire Imam Hussain and cry for him when they heard the story of Ashura.

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Christian people in front of the holy shrine of Imam Hussain in Karbala, Iraq.

Imam Hussain was the prophet Muhammad’s grandson who was killed on the day of Ashura at Karbala. He and all 72 of his men including his six-old-son were killed and beheaded one by one and all of  their women and  children were captured on Ashura day. Thus, each year people worldwide commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain and mourn for him on Ashura and Arbaeen.

Arbaeen is the 40th day following Ashura. It’s a day in which the world’s biggest peaceful gathering was held annually at Karbala by people from many different countries, with different languages. All nations flock to Karbala to mourn for Imam Hussain’s martyrdom and make a pilgrimage to the holy shrine of Imam Hussain on Arbaeen. Some Imam Hussain’s lovers walk for 80 kilometers from Najaf to Karbala and some provide free food, drink and accommodation for them on this way.

Is Imam Hussain the person who mentioned in the following verses of Bible:

Then will appear in heaven the sign of the Son of Man, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. (Matthew 24:30)

And they sang a new song, saying, “Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation, (Revelation 5:9)

Read more from Bible at here

 

 

Day of Ashura : A part of Imam Hussain’s Will

Imam Hussain (PBUH) was the prophet Muhammad’s grandson who was martyred on the day of Ashura in Karbala.  He left a will before departing from the city of Medina and travelling toward Iraq. You will see A part of Imam Hussain’s will to his brother Muhammad-e-Hanafiya in the following image in three languages;

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“I did not rise up for the cause of wickedness, amusement, corruption or oppression, but I rose up to reform the Muslim community of my grandfather [Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)]. I want to promote virtue and prevent vice.”

اني لم اخرج اشرا و لا بطرا و لامفسدا و لاظالما انما خرجت لطلب الاصلاح

في امة جدي و اريد ان امر با لمعروف و انهي عن المنكر

Bihar Al-Anvar: V.44, P. 329

Ashura 2017: Millions of Shia Muslims mark the day of Ashura in Karbala + photos

Day of Ashura is the culmination of a  ten day annual mourning period in the lunar month of Muharram for the prophet Muhammad’s grandson who was the third Shia Imam.

Today was the day of Ashura in 2017. On Sunday, hundreds of thousands of pilgrims, traveling from worldwide descended on Karbala, to the holy shrine of Imam Hussain (PBUH) with officials putting their numbers at more than 3 million.

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Ashura 2017: Shia Muslims mark the day of Ashura in front of the holy shrine of Imam Hussain in Karbala

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Shia Muslims dressed in black, mourn for the martyrdom of Imam Hussain who was beheaded violently in thirsts and his body was left on the land, with horses running on him… All 72 of his men including his sons and families had already been beheaded one by one in front of his eyes. Read More…

Day of Ashura : Christian people in the holy shrine of Imam Husayn

Day of Ashura is a day Imam Husayn and all 72 of his companions were killed to revive the religion of God from utter distortion, therefor people who believe in the unique God and have different religions across the world mark the day of Ashura in every year.

You can see Sunni Muslim people and christian people along with Shia Muslim people who commemorate the day of Ashura.

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Christian people in the holy shrine of Imam Husayn on the day of Ashura at Karbala, Iraq.

Ashura 2016 worldwide

Today is Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram.

Millions of Shia Muslims worldwide dressed in black commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of the holy prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Hussain (PBUH) and all 72 of his companions who were all martyred on the day of Ashura, in Karbala

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day of Ashura 2016 in Karbala Read More…

Ashura 2015: Millions of Shia Muslims gather in Karbala

Today, the 24th of Oct., was the day of Ashura. Millions of Shia Muslims across the globe gathered in Karbala to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of  the holy prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Hussain (PBUH) and all his companions.

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Huge crowds of pilgrims, dressed in black packed inside the Imam Al-Hussain’s holy shrine while most of them were in the streets outside, mourning for Imam Hussain (PBUH).

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To Karbala we want to fly

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Hussein’s a candle of light,
Who glows both in day and night,
Guiding us all to the right,
To Kerbala we want to fly

By Sayed Ali Al-Mousawi Al-Khalkhali

The holy shrine of Imam husayn in Karbala

Imam Husayn gave his heart to God and God gave millions of hearts to Imam Husayn.

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The text written on the curtain is “Peace be upon you o Aba-Abdillahe Al-Husayn” Read More…

Ashura and disseminating sadness and tears among people?!

Each year, on the tenth of Muharram, the first month in lunar calendar, Millions of people, dressed in black, take to the streets and mosques to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Hussain (PBUH), on a day known as Ashura.

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The supreme leader of the Islamic republic of Iran made a speech about Ashura in 2008:

“…I would like to make some statements regarding Muharram and Ashura. Muharram is one of the historical stages that I talked about. The Shia have made every effort to keep Ashura alive. As you see, for many years and centuries in succession never have the people following the Prophet’s (PBUH) household and believing in the Prophet’s (PBUH) household forgotten Imam Hussain’s memory, Imam Hussain’s name, Imam Hussain’s burial place and Imam Hussain’s mourning. Many efforts have been made to encourage people to forget the events of Ashura, but people never did so. You have heard the story of Motavakel and his blocking the way [to Karbala]. They have committed foolish acts and raised foolish objections. Throughout history, they have raised numerous seemingly scientific, emotional and experiential objections. Nevertheless, Shiites have kept them alive and must do so.
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Tears on Ashura

Why are you disseminating sadness, crying and tears among people?” They complain. This is not sadness and tears for the sake of sadness and tears. Read More…

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Day of Ashura in 2014 in Karbala, near the Holy shrine of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Hussain (PBUH):

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Ashura in the Holy shrine of Imam Hussain (PBUH) in Karbala, Iraq.

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Prayer in Congregation on the day of Ashura in Karbala

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Nazri food offered to the mourners on the day of Ashura in karbala.