Tag Archive | prophet Muhammad

A Letter From The Leader to the Youth

Probably you have heard of an unexpected open letter from Iran supreme leader to the youth of Europe and North America. You can read the letter right from here by your own and connect it to a key event of Islam such as Ashura.

 Some key sentences of the letter is provided as images:

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Karbala in the words of the Prophet Muhammad

Congratulations to all believers in God for the birth anniversary of his last Messenger , the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his descendants).

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“My son is buried in a land called Karbala, a monument which has always been an Islamic Dome as there God saved the companions of the Prophet Noah from the hurricane.”

 -Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) (Kamil Al-Ziarat; p.269)

قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و آله:

 “يُقْبَرُ ابْنِي بِأَرْضٍ يُقَالُ لَهَا كَرْبَلَاءُ هِيَ الْبُقْعَةُ الَّتِي كَانَتْ فِيهَا قُبَّةُ الْإِسْلَامِ الَّتِي نَجَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهَا الْمُؤْمِنِينَ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا مَعَ نُوحٍ فِي الطُّوفَانِ”

کامل الزیارات، صفحه 269

Arbaeen Quote

Imam Hasan Al-Askari (PBUH) who is from the descendant of Imam Hussain and the prophet Muhammad (PBUH)  has said: [1]

The signs of a believer are five:

1.Performing 51 units of prayer [2] [of which 17 units are the obligatory prayers and 34 units are the recommended prayers per day]
2. Pilgrimage of Imam Hussain (PBUH) on Arbaeen [the 40th day following Ashura],
3. Wearing a ring on the right hand,
4. Placing the forehead on the earth [during Sajdah in the prayer];
5. Saying Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim” [which means “In the name of God, the compassionate, the merciful”] aloud during the prayer “[3]

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[1] The quotation from Imam Hasan Al-Askari in Arabic language:

“علامات المؤمنین خمس : صلاةُ الاحدی و الخمسین و زیارةُ الاربعین والتـَختم فی الیَمین و تـَعفیرُ الجـَبین و الجَهر ببسم الله الرحمن الرحیم”

[2]  Each prayer or Salat in Islam consists of  individual units called Rakat. Each Rakat is very similar to each other except some minor details.

[3] References: Tahzib Al-Ahkam: V.6 , P.52;  Mesbah Al-mojtahid: p.730

The Ark of Salvation

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There is a quote from Prophet Muhammad about Imam Hussain (PBUH):

 “اِنَّ الْحُسين مِصباحُ الْهُدي وَ سَفينَهُ الْنّجاه 

Verily Hussain is the shining light of guidance and the ark of salvation .”

 

Quote about Imam Hussain

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A Quote from Prophet Muhammad about Imam Hussain (PBUH)

The Prophet Muhammad said about Imam Hussain (PBUH): Hussain is from me and I am from Hussain.” [1]  

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[1]-One of the References for the Prophet Muhammad’s saying is Sonan Termizi, V.5, p.658.

Ashura is an Islamic epic

“Imam Hussain who was the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, created an Islamic epic in Ashura not the shiite one.

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The enemy of Imam Hussain was Yazid ibn Mu’awiyah who violently killed the people of Medina and created the Harrah Massacare after what he did to Imam Hussain and his companions in Karbala. In other words, Yazid Massacred the people who had not gone with Imam hussain to Karbala and as the majority of these people had not accepted Imam ALi ibn Abi Taleb as the first succeeder of  the Prophet Muhammad so actually they were Sunni.

Yazid Also did not believe in prophetness and revelation as he said it openly:“Banu Hashim (means the Prophet and his descendant) has played a game to obtain temporal power. The fact is that neither an angel came to them nor any revelation descended.”[1]

So how can a sage and wise Sunni nominate Yazid as Muslim?! …”

Muharram 2014

The 1st night of Muharram 2014 in a university in Tehran, Iran.

Muharram 2014

The 1st night of Muharram 2014 in a university in Tehran, Iran.

*The Professor Alireza Panahian, an Iranian cleric who teaches at the universities and Howzah, has given speeche every night in the the first ten nights of Muharram in the university of Imam Sadiq (PBUH) in Tehran and I tried to translate some of his saying for anyone who wants to know more.

[1] What Yazid said in Arabic is: ” لَعِبَتْ‏ هَاشِمُ بِالْمُلْکِ‏ فَلا خَبَرٌ جَاءَ وَ لَا وَحْیٌ‏ نَزَل‏”