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 Reza Quote about Imam Hussain
The birth anniversary of Imam Reza (PBUH) is coming in Friday, so, I selected a quote about Imam Hussain’s pilgrimage by Imam Reza (PBUH) and prepared it in a light background.
Happy the birth anniversary of Imam Reza (PBUH) to Imam of our time, Imam Mahdi and all of you in advance. All images made by ashuraaa.wordpress.com is free to use and share to introduce the true religion of Islam.
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Imam Reza (PBUH): If you like to visit God with no sin, make the pilgrimage to Imam Hussain
Ref. Al-Amali Shaykh saduq, v.1, p.192
قال الرضا علیه السلام: إن سرک أن تلقى الله عز وجل ولا ذنب علیک، فزر الحسین
امام رضا علیه السلام می فرمایند: اگر دوست داری بدون گناه به ملاقات خدا بروی، به زیارت امام حسین علیه السلام برو
192الامالی الشیخ الصدوق، ج1، ص
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Arbaeen 2019 | Photos on the way toward Karbala
Tonight is the night of Arbaeen 2019 and tomorrow will be the day of Arbaeen, the 40th day following the day of Ashura so millions of people from different countries have flock to the holy shrine of Imam Hussain (PBUH) for the pilgrimage.
Many thanks to Allah who allowed us once more to walk from Najaf to Karbala for Arbaeen 2019 and also many thanks to Imam Hussain (PBUH) who permitted us to come to his holy shrine again. I hope Imam Hussain (PBUH) accept all of us for Arbaeen of the next year In-Sha-Allah
There were many flags of different countries on the way toward the holy shrine of Imam Hussain from Najaf to Karbala but I could take a few photos of them :
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.
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?
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).
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:
- Imam Hussain moved because he did not not want to pay allegiance to the tyranny of the time,
- 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,
- 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 | The day heavenly angels wept for Hussain
The story of Imam Hussain (PBUH) on the day of Ashura in Karbala has a heat that still burn our hearts over centuries. Day of Ashura was a day in which even the heavenly angles wept for Hussain (PBUH), the prophet Muhammad’s grandson.
Imam Mahdi, the 12th Shia Imam and the grandson of Imam Hussain (PBUH) has said in “Ziarat Nahiya” that not only the heavenly angles but the skies, the mountains, the oceans and even the fishes wept for Imam Hussain:
“…Mourning commemorations were held for you [O’ Hussain!] in the utmost exalted place Heaven,
and the dark-eyed Maidens [of Paradise] hit their own heads and faces in grief,
The skies and their inhabitants wept,
as did Paradise and its keepers,
The mountains and their surroundings,
The oceans and their fishes,
The heavens and their servants
The Ka’ba, and the Station (of Abraham),
The sacred Monument,
and Mecca and its sanctuary …” (Read the full Ziarat Nahiya at here).
I do not know how these can be happen but I know that there is a verse in the holy Quran saying all the creatures exalt God but you can not understand:
“The seven heavens and the earth and whatever is in them exalt Him. And there is not a thing except that it exalts [ Allah ] by His praise, but you do not understand their [way of] exalting. Indeed, He is ever Forbearing and Forgiving.” [The holy Quran, 17:44]
When is Arbaeen 2018?
Arbaeen is the world’s annually greatest gathering, the magnificent movement of followers and lovers of the holy prophet Muhammad’s family toward the holy shrine of Imam Hussain. Arbaeen is the 40th day following the day of Ashura and this year in 2018, Arbaeen will fall on the Tuesday in 30th Oct.
People around the world have already started their journey of Arbaeen to the city of Karbala for the pilgrimage of Imam Hussain, the prophet Muhammad’s grandson.
Some people walk 80 kilometers and even more from Najaf to Karbala to show their true love toward Imam Hussain (PBUH) and to the world. It was also narrated that each step toward Karbala wipes out one sin and leads to one award.
This year , I’m going to be one of the 25 millions of people toward Karbala In-Sha-Allah and if Allah helps us, you can follow @husayn.ashura on Instagram to see the photos or short videos during my journey.
Ashura 2018 in Karbala + photos
Today is the day of Ashura. People around the world commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain, the prophet Muhammad’s grandson on Ashura and millions of mourners flocked to the city of Karbala for the pilgrimage of the holy shrine of Imam Hussain (PBUH).
The following images are taken on the day and night of Ashura 2018 in Karbala
Each year , a huge numbers of mourners for Imam Hussain (PBUH) flock to the holy shrine of Imam Hussain on the day and night of Ashura in Karbala Read More…
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.”
Ashura wallpaper for desktop, Windows and etc.
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Ashura wallpaper for iPhone and android mobile phone background
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When is Arbaeen 2017?
Arbaeen is the 40th day following the day of Ashura and in the year of 2017, Arbaeen will fall on Friday in 10th November in Iraq (Updated according to the office of Ayatullah Sistani)
Shia Muslim people pray in congregation in front of the holy shrine of Imam Hussain on Arbaeen night in Karbala, Iraq
Arbaeen is the day in which the world’s biggest peaceful gathering is held annually around the holy shrine of Imam Hussain, the heart of the city of Karbala and millions of Imam Hussain lovers across the world flock into Karbala for the pilgrimage of Imam Hussain on Arbaeen.
A huge numbers of pilgrims arrive in Karbala on foot. They walk for at least 80 kilometers from Najaf to the holy shrine of Imam Hussain in Karbala. Walking on Arbaeen is the best way to introduce Imam Hussain to the world and to help the reappearance of Imam Mahdi, the 12th Imam. Arbaeen is also a way to memorize how much difficulties lady Zeainab and Hussain’s children tolerate as they were captive toward Karbala although there is no concern at all about food, drink and accommodation on the way to Karbala as some Imam Hussain’s lovers especially the Iraqian Shia Muslim people kindly provide what pilgrims might need on this way. They prepare everything for the pilgrims for free, for the love of Imam Hussain.
A pilgrim from Canada
It’s really hard to me to explain what I have seen on this way. Giving up the usual life exactly at the time being very busy is not very simple but when you gave it all up, you can experience a completely different life style on the way toward Karbala. You can feel a fresh love inside your heart toward Imam Hussain despite the difficulties of walking you might have in this way. You can see millions of people with different nationalities and languages surrendering you in this way with the same love toward Hussain inside their hearts as the holy prophet Muhammad stated that “Surely , there exists in the hearts of the believers, with respect to the martyrdom of Hussain, a heat that never subsides.”
The pilgrimage of Imam Hussain on Arbaeen was said to be one of the signs of a believers according to the quote received from Imam Hassan al-Asgari.
Walking on the way toward Karbala for Arbaeen in the words of Imam Khamenei, the supreme leader of Islamic Ummah. A video clip made by Khamenei.ir
See more photos of Arbaeen and walking on the way toward Karbala at here
Shia Muslims mourn for Imam Hussain in Karbala / Tasua 2017 photos
Shia muslims mourn for the martyrdom anniversary of the prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Hussain, on the day and night of Tasua in front of the holy shrine of Imam Hussain in Karbala
prayer in congregation in the front of the holy shrine of Imam Hussain Read More…
Ashura 2017 is coming + Muharram programs in English
Today is the first day of Muharram and Ashura is coming in 9 days later.
Every places such as the streets, Mosques and the holy shrine of Imam Hussain, Imam Reza, lady Fatima and Jamkaran holy mosque in Iran have been covered with black for the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain.
Shia muslim people were also dressed in black, commemorate all the first ten days of Muharram to follow the way Imam Reza, the 8th Shia Imam, was mourning for Imam Hussain. Read More…
When is Ashura 2017?
Ashura 2017 is on Sunday, the 1st of October (1/10/2017).
“Ashura” (/ʌʃuːrʌ /) means “tenth” in Arabic language and the day of Ashura is the 10th day of Muharram(/Mohærræm/), the first month in the Islamic calendar but each year, the day of Ashura falls in a different day in the Georgian calendar as the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar and the Georgian calendar is a solar one.
Day of Ashura was the day in which Imam Husayn, and all 72 of his companions were violently killed and beheaded one by one and all their women and children were captured.
Imam Hussain was the prophet Muhammad’s grandson and the third Shia Imam who prophet Muhammad had stated about him:
“Hussain is from me and I’m from Hussain”
but he was murdered in fifty years following the prophet Muhammad by the people who called themselves Muslim!
Imam Hussain was surrounded by an Army of 30,000 at the land of Karbala on his way to Kufah in the year 61 Hijri (about 680 AD). Paying allegiance to Yazid was the only way for Imam Hussain to survive but Yazid did not believe in prophetess and revelation as he said it openly and his behaviors were against the Islamic rules. Thus there was no way for Imam Hussain except to sacrifice what they had to save Islam from utter distortion and destruction.