Imam Hussain (ع)

Imam Hussain ibne Ali (A.S) الحسين ابن علي ابن أبي طالب‎‎‎ the grandson of Holy Prophet (sws) was a 7th century holy Imam of the Muslim World and leader of Paradise who ultimately sacrificed his life along with his family members to safeguard humanity and global justice against tyranny and cruelty. Imam was demanded to pay his allegiance to a corrupt ruler, Imam refused and said “A man like me can never give allegiance to a man like him” and left to Kufa with his family and companions as he did not want bloodshed in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.

On the way to Kufa his family and companions were forced to stop by a large army which stopped water supply and brutally killed Imam Hussain’s (ع) his family and companions. Imam sacrificed everything, including his life, his family to safeguard Islam and stood by his values and principles till his martyrdom.

The infamous tragedy of Karbala is remembered by everyone, The Karbala war was not between the two countries but it was between the Humanity and Brutality, between the God and Devil (shaitan).

Imam Hussain was born on the 3rd Shaban of 4th Hijiri in Madinah. Grandfather: Holy Prophet Mohammad (S.A.W.S) (محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم). Father: Imam Ali Ibne Abi Talib (A.S) (علي بن أبي طالب عليه السلام) The Lion of God. Mother: Fathema Binte Mohammad (S.A.W.S) (فاطمة بنت محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم) Leader of the ladies of the Heaven.

As per the divine command Imam Hussain (ع) was appointed as the Holy Imam of the Muslim world. Yazid after his father’s death committing breach of “Imam Hasan (ع) – Muawia Treaty”. Yazid the tyrant declared himself as the Caliph (King). Yazid a bad character, killer of innocents and the enemy of God. Yazid began to take allegiance (bayyat) from all Muslims, he also wanted Imam to allegiance (bayyat) to him, so that all Muslims would recognise Yazid as the rightful Caliph. As he was Tyrant would destroy Islam, Imam Hussain (ع) confronted Yazid and said, “A person like me can never give allegiance (bayyat) to a person like Yazid”. He also threatened to kill Imam Hussain (ع) if he refused to give allegiance (bayyat) to Yazid.

Imam Hussain (ع) also said that, “Death with honor is better than a life of degradation.” The holy Imam Hussain (ع) did not wanted bloodshed in the Holy Places like Madinah and Makkah, hence he left for Kufa (Iraq) as the people of Kufa invited Imam Hussain (ع) through thousands of letter, asking for his help and pledging their allegiance to Imam Hussain (ع) but they did not support him later. The Caravan of Imam Hussain (ع) including his brothers, sisters, women and children. On the way to Kufa intercepted at Karbala and encircled by Yazid’s army and stopped water and food to the Imam and his family members for several days. Even though “Nehere Furrath” branch of River Euphrates flowing with water, a single drop of water was not allowed to Imam Hussain’s (ع) family. Imam Hussain (ع) and his family suffered from hunger and thirst but they did not gave their allegiance (bayyat) to tyrant Yazid.

On the 10th day of Muharram the battle started between 72 followers of Imam Hussain (ع) and Yazid’s army that was in thousands and lakhs, the Battle of Karbala lasted from morning till sunset. Imam Hussain (ع) was killed and beheaded in the Battle of Karbala. After brutally killing most of Imam Hussain’s (ع) family and companions, including six months infant son, Ali Asghar, then the women and children taken as prisoners. Fire was set to their camp and the bodies were trampled by the hoofs of the horses; nobody in the history of the human kind has seen such atrocities.

Imam Zaynul-Abidin (ع) and other relatives of Imam Hussain (ع) were taken hostage and were taken to meet Yazid in Damascus on foot.

The Karbala war was not between the two countries but it was between the Humanity and Brutality, between the God and Devil (shaitan). Nearly 1400 years passed Imam Hussain (ع) is still alive in the hearts of Humanity who Pay homage to him. Not only Muslims but the entire mankind pay tributes with tears to the Holy Imam Hussain (ع) and his family who had sacrificed their lives for the sake of Islam and righteousness. Imam Hussain (ع) inspired millions of people, he resisted oppression and worked hard to establish Social and Global Justice. Salaam Ya Imam Hussain (ع).

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Al Quran

قُلْ لَّاۤ اَسۡـَٔـــلُـكُمۡ عَلَيۡهِ اَجۡرًا اِلَّا الۡمَوَدَّةَ فِى الۡقُرۡبٰى‌ؕ "Allah says in the Holy Quran (O Messenger!) inform your people that you do not expect any remuneration for your Prophet hood except that you should love your near relatives".(Surah Shura 42:23).

Regarding the verse (42:23) Ali bin Husain (ع) and Saeed bin Jubair, Amr bin Shuaib, Imam Baqir and Imam Sadiq (ع) and also a group have been quoted and in Shawahidut Tanzil, Ibne Abbas is quoted that when this verse was revealed the companions asked: O Messenger of Allah! who are the people whom we have been commanded to love? The holy Prophet (sws) replied: They are (Ahlulbayt (ع)) Imam Ali, Bibi Fathema, Imam Hasan and Imam Hussain (ع).

World's largest Peaceful Gathering

The Karbala (Arba'een Pilgrimage) is the world's largest public gatheringthat is held every year. This Ziyarath is held at the end of the 40-day mourning period following Ashura where Hussain ibn Ali's (ع) was killed and beheaded by the army of Yazid.

The religious ritual for the commemoration of the Holy Prophet Mohammad (sws)'s grandson Hussain ibne Ali's (ع) death in 680. Arba'een marks a "pivotal event in history" in which the pilgrims make their journey to Karbala on foot. Some of the pilgrims make their journey from cities as far as Basra, about 500 km away by road.

Every year, millions of gatherers travel to Hussain ibne Ali’s (ع) shrine in Karbala, Iraq during Arba’een. This number has only risen as time has passed. 10 to 14 million people visited on Arba’een in 2009 and 2010; 15 to 18 million visited in 2012 and January 2013. The largest crowd yet. According to the al-Khoei Foundation, an estimated 22 million pilgrims are expected to attended in 2016, this is a 10 percent increase on last year, when 20 million pilgrims reached Karbala for the ceremony.

May Allah (swt) the Almighty grant all the Pilgrim’s acceptance and grant all of us the opportunity to visit the Holy Shrine of Imam Hussain (ع) again and again.

Hadith

حسين مني وأنا من حسين Hussain O Minni Wana Minal Hussain Hadith.The Messenger of Allah said: "Hussain is from me and I am from Hussain.

من مات علی حب آل محمد (صلی الله علیه و آله و سلم) مات شهیدا Man Mata Ala Hubbe Aale Mohammadin Faqad Mata Shaheeda. One who dies in love of progeny of Mohammad (sawas) dies a martyr

الحسن والحسين سيدا شباب أهل الجنة ، وفاطمة سيدة نسائهم The Messenger of Allah said: "Al-Hasan and Hussain are the chiefs of the youth of Paradise and Fatimah is the chief of their women."

The Prophet(sws) looked toward ‘Ali, Hasan, Hussain, and Fatimah (a.s), and then said: "I am in war with those who will fight you, and in peace with those who are peaceful to you."

The Messenger of Allah said: "He who loves al-Hasan and Hussain, loved me, and he who makes them angry has made me angry."

He Prophet (sws) Crying For Imam Hussain. Narrated Salma: “I went to visit Umm Salamah and found her weeping. I asked her what was making her weep and she replied that she had seen Allah (swt)’s Messenger (sws) (meaning in a dream) with dust on his head and beard. She asked him what was the matter and he replied, `I have just been present at the slaying of Hussain (ع).

Aisha narrated: The Prophet (sws) said: "Gabriel informed me that my grandson al- Hussain (as) will be killed after me in the land of al-Taff and brought me this Turbah (mudd/soil) and informed me that this is the soil of the place he will be martyred."

Um Salama (the wife of Prophet(sws) said: I heard the Jinns (the unseen creatures) mourning for Hussain."

When the Holy Prophet (sws) informed Lady Fatimah of the Martyrdom in store for his grandson, she burst into tears as asked "O my father! When would my son be martyred? "In such a critical moment” replied the Holy Prophet, "when neither I nor you, nor ‘Ali would be alive. This accentuated her grief and she inquired again, Who then, O my father, would commemorate.

Hazrat khwaja Garib Nawaz

Shah Ast Hussain (ع), Badshah Ast Hussain (ع) Deen Ast Hussain (ع), Deen Panah Ast Hussain (ع) Sar Daad, Na Daad Dast, Dar Dast-E-Yazeed Haqaa Key Binaey La Ila Ast Hussain (ع).(Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Ajmeri).

English Translation: Husain (ع) is Shah (spiritual leader), Husain is Badshah (the administrative leader or the king) of this world. Husain is himself "religion" and also the one who gave shelter to the religion. He preferred to give his head but not his hand to Yazeed. The fact is ...Husain (ع) is the foundation of The Religion, the foundation of la ilah ilallah.

World Famous People

“I learnt from Hussein ibne Ali how to achieve victory while being oppressed"--Mahatma Gandhi (Indian political and spiritual leader).

'Imam Hussain's (A.S) sacrifice is for all groups and communities, an example of the path of righteousness'. --Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru..

'In order to keep alive justice and truth, instead of an army or weapons, success can be achieved by sacrificing lives, exactly what Imam Hussain (A.S) did' --Rabindranath Tagore.

'It is Hussain's (A.S) sacrifice that has kept Islam alive or else in this world there would be no one left to take Islam's name'. Swami Shankaracharya.

“No battle in the modern and past history of mankind has earned more sympathy and admiration as well as provided more lessons than the martyrdom of Hussain in the battle of Karbala”. (Husayn in Christian Ideology) Antoine Bara (Lebanese writer).

“The best lesson which we get from the tragedy of Karbala is that Hussain and his companions were rigid believers in God. They illustrated that the numerical superiority does not count when it comes to the truth and the falsehood. The victory of Hussain, despite his minority, marvels me!”.Thomas Carlyle (Scottish historian and essayist).

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About us

Janab e Bibi Zainab (ع) Bint e Ali laid the foundation of remembering the sacrifices of Imam Hussain and the other Martyrs of Karbala, since then mourning for Martyrs prevailed throughout the world.

In the year 1991 Mir Jafar Ali started Majlis e Yaad e Hussain program following the footsteps of Janab e Bibi Zainab (ع) with the intention to spread the message of Imam Hussain (ع).

In this attempt of spreading the message of Imam Hussain (ع) Mir Jafar Ali made alliances with Scholars from Sunni Jamat, Ahl e Sunnat, Alhl e Hadis to name a few and other religious scholars and debated on the importance of Imam Hussain’s sacrifice is not only precious to the people of Islam but to the whole of humankind.

Majlis e Yaad e Hussain program has expanded its horizons not only in India but in the year 2017 Mir Jafar Ali organised Majlis e Yaad e Hussain in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah. This Majlis has made its benchmark in many cities of South India that includes Vijayawada, Guntur and Kondapalli.

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