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Imam Hussain sees who is crying for him

Love toward Imam Hussain is not a one-sided love. He looks at us while we are crying for him and he prays for us and asks God to forgive us.

The first day of Muharram is coming again and our hearts are igniting again for the martyrdom of Imam Hussain.

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Imam Sadiq (PBUH):

Imam Hussain sees who is crying for him and asks God to forgive him*

Bihar al-Anwar, V.25, P.376

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*The complete quote in Arabic language:

الأمالی للطوسی عن مُحَمَّد بن مسلم عن أبی عبد اللّه جعفر بن مُحَمَّد [الصادق ](ع): إنَّ الحُسَینَ بنَ عَلِی(ع) عِندَ رَبِّهِ عَزِّ وجَلَّ، ینظُرُ إلی مَوضِعِ مُعَسکرِهِ، ومَن حَلَّهُ مِنَ الشُّهَداءِ مَعَهُ، وینظُرُ إلی زُوّارِهِ، وهُوَ أعرَفُ بِحالِهِم، وبِأَسمائِهِم وأسماءِ آبائِهِم، وبِدَرَجاتِهِم ومَنزِلَتِهِم عِندَ اللّهِ عَزَّ وجَلَّ مِن أحَدِکم بِوَلَدِهِ، وإنَّهُ لَیری مَن یبکیهِ، فَیستَغفِرُ لَهُ، ویسأَلُ آباءَهُ(ع) أن یستَغفِروا لَهُ.

God loves who loves Hussain | A Quote by Prophet Muhammad

There is a quote by the prophet Muhammad (PBUH) about Imam Hussain (PBUH) that I have made it before as an image with a black background but now I made it again with a lovely background suitable for the birth anniversary of Imam Hussain (PBUH) and other occasions of happiness, showing our love toward Imam Hussain, the prophet Muhammad’s grandson.

Quote by prophet Muhammad about Imam Hussain

Hussain is from me and I am from Hussain , God loves who loves Hussain

The holy prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Sunan at-Termidhi. v.6, no.3775

This quote is very famous in Islam among both Shia and Sunni books.

 

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Happy birthday of Imam Hussain

Happy birthday of Imam Hussain (PBUH), the prophet Muhammad’s grandson and the third Shia Imam; The one who God placed the cure in his grave’s soil; the one who prophet Muhammad said about him: “I am from Hussain and Hussain is from me and God loves who loves Hussain”.

Imam Hussain is the one who is always in our hearts. We never forget how the enemies of Islam killed him in the battle of Karbala and we always see how the descendants of those enemies are still trying to kill Imam Hussain’s name and distort his true way but we are also awaiting for the revenge in companion with Imam Mahdi, the man from the descendant of Imam Hussain, the man who will introduce himself by Imam Hussain when he returns and that is also the time which the prophet Jesus will also come back to help him.

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Imam Hussain Quote

Salam to all my brothers and sisters

In this post, I’ve prepared an outstanding part of Imam Hussain’s prayer to God on the day of Arafah.

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O’ God! That harm and hardship which you warded off from me was more than well-being and joy which was revealed to me.*

-Imam Hussain (PBUH)

I found this quote of Imam Hussain (PBUH) very impressive as we often notice to the amount of happiness and easiness which is coming to us by God and unfortunately we usually do not notice to the whole hardship and adversities which could have surrounded us but God warded them off.

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Who is Qaem ? | Imam Hussain Quote about Imam Mahdi

There is a quote by Imam Hussain at Ithbat Al-Hudat.  One part of this quote was previously made as an image at here and now you can download the other part in this post:

Imam Hussain (PBUH): God will reveal our Qaem then he will take revenge on the oppressors.

He asked: Who is your Qaem?  O’ the son of the God’s messenger!

Imam Hussain (PBUH) replied: The seventh son from the son of my son…and he is Hujjat ibn Al-Hassan … and he is the one who will be hidden for a long time then reappeared and he fills the earth with justice and equity as it filled with injustice and tyranny. (Ithbat Al-Hudat, v.5, p.196)

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To see and download the above image in Arabic and Persian translation, click at here

 

و قال: حدثنا الحسن بن محبوب عن مالک بن عطیة عن ثابت بن أبی صفیة دینار عن أبی جعفر علیه السّلام فی حدیث أن الحسین علیه السّلام قال: یظهر اللّه قائمنا فینتقم من الظالمین، فقیل له: یا ابن رسول اللّه من قائمکم؟

قال: السابع من ولد ابنی محمّد بن علی، و هو الحجة بن الحسن بن علی بن محمّد بن علی بن موسى بن جعفر بن محمد بن علی ابنی، و هو الذی یغیب مدة طویلة ثم یظهر و یملأ الأرض قسطا و عدلا کما ملئت جورا و ظلما

اثباه الهداه ، ج 5، ص 196

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Photos of mourning for Imam Hussain on the night of Ashura 2020

Last night was the night of Ashura in the year 2020 and mourning ceremonies for Imam Hussain (PBUH) were held all over the world by Imam Hussain’s lovers despite the Corona virus.

The following photos show some mourning ceremonies held to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain(PBUH) and his companions

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Mourning for Imam Hussain on the night of Ashura in Iran.

Mourners held General Qassem Soleimani’s pictures in their hands while they wearing masks and keeping away from each others.

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Girls and women  also participated in the mourning ceremonies held on the night of Ashura while they strict the COVID-19 protocol.

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To keep social distancing, mourning ceremonies in this year were held at larger places with no roofs. for example , Read More…

Mahdi: A man from the descendants of Hussain

Congratulation on the Imam Hussain’s birthday and the other Sha’baniah Eids to all the followers and lovers of Imam Hussain (PBUH) and especially to the one who is from the descendant of Imam Hussain (PBUH)

May Allah hasten the reappearance of the promised Mahdi (PBUH) 

May Allah hasten the reappearance of the promised Mahdi (PBUH)

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May God hasten the reappearance of Imam Mahdi

We need to introduce Imam Hussain to the world

” Nowadays, we need to introduce #Hussain ibn Ali to the #world. The world of tyranny and corruption needs to know the liberty of Hussain…. If Hussain (PBUH) is introduced to the world, Islam will be introduced, the #Quran will be introduced…”. The supreme leader Ayatullah #Khamenei said it yesterday on the 18th sep. 2019. Ashura

Yesterday, the leader Ayatullah khamenei had a meeting with #Iraqian people who host and serve the pilgrims of Imam Hussain’s holy shrine during Arbaeen in Iraq (PBUH)

The leader thanked Iraqian people for their hospitality and he also said that: ” The message of Imam Hussain (PBUH) is the message of saving the world. The magnificent Arbaeen movement is spreading this message in the world, and this movement should be fortified day after day…”

Read more at here

 

Day of Ashura | Why did Imam Hussain move to Karbala?

Why did imam Hussain move to Karbala? Why did Imam Hussain rise up? Did Imam Hussain sacrifice his life?

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Imam Hussian (PBUH) was the prophet Muhammad’s grandson, who left the Hajj pilgrimage and moved to Iraq with all of his family and friends, then he was surrounded by  Yazid’s army of 30,000 people on his way, in the land called Karbala, so there were no way out for Imam Hussain and all his 72 friends except defending themselves. They fight with no water for three days and all of them were killed and beheaded on the day of Ashura and all their women and children were captured and moved to Syria along with the heads.

Did Imam Hussain knew his fate in Karbala? 

Not only Imam Hussain knew that he will be killed on the day of Ashura in Karbala but also all the Prophets of God knew about the detail of this catastrophe and all cried for Imam Hussain (PBUH).

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Ashura – The name of Imam Hussain (PBUH) in Araic

But why did Imam Hussain move to Karbala?

There were three causes for Imam Hussain’s movement or in a better word, Imam Hussain revolution which we have already explained it in a post before. The causes were gained from a book written by a great Iranian philosopher and cleric, professor Mortaza Motahari.

The summary of these three causes were as follows:

  1. Imam Hussain moved because he did not not want to pay allegiance to the tyranny of the time,
  2. About 100,000 people of Kufa had sent 18,000 letters to Imam Hussain and invited him to Iraq to re-establish an Islamic government,
  3. Imam Hussain wanted to reform the Muslim community of his grandfather and promote virtue and prevent vice

Which one was the main reason of Imam Hussain’s revolution? Read More…

Day of Ashura | A Lesson from Imam Hussain

Tomorrow is the day of Ashura in the year 2019.

Day of Ashura was a day Imam Hussain , the prophet Muhammad’s grandson, and his 72 companions were all killed by the tyrant of the time and their families were also captured on this day but their blood still revive Islam over many centuries. Imam Khomeini who was the founder of the Islamic republic of Iran also learned from Imam Hussain (PBUH) as he said:

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“By this sacrifice, the Master of Martyrs defeated the antagonists and in a very short time people realized what a calamity and tragic event had taken place, so their awareness upset the rule of the Umayyad [the tyrant of the time]. In addition, Imam Hussain’s example taught us all that his is the true path in all history: Do not mind the inadequacy of numbers! It is the quality that counts not quantity. It is the quality of the jihad of numbers that triumphs. Let the great powers of the world and those who are either in the Eastern or in the Western blocks be our enemies. Let all communications mass media of the world continue to write and spread lies against this Movement, but the truth shall remain clear and evident throughout…”

Reference: The Ashura uprising in the Words & Messages of Imam Khomeini, a book containing Imam Khomeini’s speeches.(texts edited by ashuraaa.wordpress.com)

Muharram , The Month of Imam Hussain

“The month of Muharram is  the month of Imam Hussain,…The month of attendance to the preservation of the religion, God’s religion, and resistance against those powers which confront the religion…”

Today is the first day of Muharram in the year 2019 and I’m writing this post from the holy city of Mashhad, from a place near to Imam Reza’s holy shrine; So Let’s offer our deepest condolence to Imam Reza (PBUH) and to Imam of our time for the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (PBUH), the prophet Muhammad’s grandson.

Muharram 2019 at the holy shrine of Imam Reza

Holy shrine of Imam Reza in Muharram 2019. I took this photo tonight, on the 1st of Sep 2019.

It is my first trip to Mashhad in Muharram. The holy shrine is covered in black and the people are also dressed in black for the mortyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (PBUH).There are also some traditional camps held in the streets by people who love Imam Hussain to offer free tea, drink or food to the mourners and other people in the streets.

Yesterday I found that Imam Khamenei, the grand leader, also travelled to Mashhad to clean the holy grave of Imam Reza (PBUH) to prepare it for the beginig of Muharram.

The following statment is one of the grand leader’s speech about Muharram given in about two years ago :

“The month of Muharram is the month of Imam Hussain; It is the month of Hussaini, The month of all values embodied inside the Master of Martyrs (PBUH); the month of Martyrdom , the month of Jihad, the month of sincerity, the month of loyalty and the month of forgiveness; the month of attendance to the preservation of the religion, God’s religion, and resistance against those powers which confront the religion. The auspicious existence of the Master of Martyrs and the events of Ashura, Muharram and other such events are the embodiment of these values.

The belief that the uprising of the Master of Martyrs has been preserved Islam is really a correct belief as this event has been become livelier, day by day, in the course of time and after many centuries.

Today, this ceremony is being held in a warmer and more enthusiastic and comprehensive manner than a hundred years ago when there were no appearant opponents for the religious believes of people like today’s opponents. All these matters has a meaning. All these matters reveal certain truths and a movement which is moving forward in the world with the leadership of Hussain ibn Ali (PBUH). In-Sha-Allah this movement will go forward and will resolve the problems of nations.”

 

Day of Ashura 2018 | photos of a mourning procession in Iran

Day of Ashura is not a day of celebration nor a day of self-mutilation. Day of Ashura for Shia Muslim people and other Imam Hussain’s lovers is the day of grief and deep sorrow. people around the world dressed in black commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain, the prophet Muhammad’s grandson on the day of Ashura.

On the day of Ashura, mourning processions and ceremonies for Imam Hussain are held all over the world as well as all the cities of Iran. One of the greatest mourning procession is the mourning procession of The Imam Sadiq University which is held annually in north of Tehran, the capital city in Iran.

The following images are taken on the day of Ashura in 2018.

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Ashura 2018 | Photos of International Day of Ali Asghar

The smallest martyr of Karbala was Imam Hussain’s six-month-old son, Hazrat Ali Asghar (PBUH), who was killed with a three-branched arrow on the day of Ashura while he was on the hands of Imam Hussain (PBUH).

Therefore, each year an special great ceremony is held all over the wold on The International day of Ali Asghar (or global day of Ali Asghar) to mark the martyrdom anniversary of  Hazrat Ali Asghar (PBUH).

These special ceremonies are conducted on the first Friday of Muharram in all the cities of Iran or on the first Sunday in other countries and a huge number of mothers with their babies join in although the famous broadcasting web sites such as BBC, huffingtonpost, independent and so on totally ignore theses great annually ceremonies!

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Mothers usually dress their babies by green color to memorize Hazrat Ali Asghar (PBUH).  The name of Hazrat Ali Asghar (PBUH) is also written on the black headband.

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Why we never see these photos on the western media but we always see lots of the bloody photos of self-flagellation under the keyword of Ashura ?

Why they try to attribute these bloody self-flagellation performed by some minority of people to Shia Muslim people while self-flagellation is forbidden in Islam?

Muharram and Ashura Wallpaper 2018

Muharram is coming in a week and we should prepare for it.

One way can be changing our desktop or mobile phone background or even our profile photos in social networks to a photo by which we maintain Imam Hussain’s love in our hearts, memorize his ideology and uprising and introduce him to other people.

As I promised in the previous post, you can now download the background image of the following  Prophet Muhammad’s quote published here, as HD wallpaper for desktop and mobile phone backgrounds.

إن لقتل الحسین حرارة في‌ قلوب المؤمنين لاتبرد اَبَداً

Surely , there exists in the hearts of the believers, with respect to the martyrdom of Hussain, a heat that never subsides.

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Ashura wallpaper for desktop, Windows and etc.

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Original size: 2.05 Mb

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Resolution: 72

 

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Ashura wallpaper for iPhone and android mobile phone background

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Original size: 494 Kb

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Resolution: 300

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Imam Hussain’s prayer to God on the day of Arafah

Day of “Arafah” is the 9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth month in the Islamic calendar and the month before Muharram.

It was narrated that on the day of “Arafah”, Imam Hussain (PBUH) along with a group of his family members and some of his followers came out the tent at the desert of “Arafat”, a place located near the city of Mecca. Imam Hussain then stood towards the Ka’bah and raised up his hands and pray to God while his face were flowed with tears.

Imam Hussain’s prayer which is called Arafah prayer (Dua Arafa) contains with the highest theological and spiritual teachings. Shia Muslim people recite this Dua on the same day each year during Haj pilgrimage or even far from Mecca at their local mosques or the holy shrines.

Arafah 2018 is on this coming Tuesday, on the 21th of Aug. So, I prepared the following image with a part of Imam Hussain’s prayer to God on the day of Arafah:

“…O’ my Lord!…and [O’] the revealer of the Torah and the Bible and the Psalms and the Furqan, and the revealer of  kaf-ha-ya-`ayn-sad and Ta-ha and Ya-Sin and the Quran, full of wisdom! You are my haven when the wide courses fail to carry me and when the earth, despite its width, becomes too narrow to bear me…”

-A part of Dua Arafah by Imam Hussain(PBUH)

Click here to see the above image in Arabic and Persian language

 یا الهی… و منزل التوریة و الانجیل و الزبور و الفرقان و منزل کهیعص و طه و یس و القرآن الحکیم! انت کهفی حین تعیینی المذاهب فی سعتها و تضیق بی الارض برحبها…

دعاء الامام الحسین فی یوم عرفة

 

Read the complete Dua Arafah at here

Reference: Mafatih Al-Jinan and wikishia