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THE UNIQUENESS OF IMAM HUSAIN

By Mr. A.A. Haidari The, calamity of Karbala’ is unique in the annals of the world’s calamities. No other tragic event in human history has soared so high and penetrated so deep as that which the burning sun of Arabia witnessed on that fatal day of ‘Ashura’ in which the ...
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The Life And The Times Of Imam Hussain

By (Late) Syed Haider Husain Shamsi, MD Affiliation: Columbia University Husain bin Ali, the third of the Apostolic Imams was born in Medina on Shaban 3, 4 AH. The birth of his second grandson to his beloved daughter Fatima-Zahra made the Prophet very happy indeed. He named the new born ...
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IMAM HUSSAIN’S REVOLUTION: REASONS AND MOTIVES

  What you are about to read is a story of a great man whose uprising has no like in the annals of history. A revolution with goals most sublime, a victory most profound and at its core a pronouncement of reform over conquest. The story of Imam Hussain, the ...
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The Historical Background of The Battle of Karbala

By Prof. S. E. Husain Battles and wars, revolutions and counter-revolutions are nothing but the actions and inter-actions of social, religious and political orders of the time. The Battle of Karbala is no exception to this. In this short article, let us try to go back to the historical facts ...
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Significance of Karbala

By Dr. Abbas Hamdani, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Born in Surat, India. He did his BA and LLB from Bombay University and PhD from London in 1950 in Arabic & Islamic Studies.He taught in Karachi University 1951-62; in Cairo University 1962-69 and since then at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee until ...
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Why Karbala

By Mr. S.M.R. Shabbar This small article is an effort to explain what happened on that 10th Day of the month of Muharram 1335 year ago, so that even today,a large number of the Muslim community throughout the world spends the first ten days of the first month of the ...
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The Philosophy of Husain’s Sacrifice & Our ‘Azadari’

By Hujjatul Islam Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi H.I.S.M.Rizvi is worthy son of worthy father Allama S. Saeed Akhtar Rizvi. He is with Shia Ishna Ashari Jamaat of Toronto. He is a prolific writer. The supreme sacrifice by Husain bin Ali, his family and companions in Karbala is rightly considered as the ...
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IMAM HUSAIN: THE MARTYR

By Mr. Muhammad Salahuddin The conflict between right (truth) and wrong (falsehood) dates back to the creation of Adam. Iblis (Satan) committed the first crime of disobedience and revolt among God’s creatures by refusing to prostrate before Adam, and also took Allah’s leave and challenged that he would distract human ...
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Chaplain Khalid Latif : Who is Imam Hussain ?

Excerpt: “I would encourage those of us who are not familiar with the tragedies that take place in the month of Muharram to take the time to go and understand and read our history. And that’s a Muslim history, not a Sunni or a Shia history. And to be able ...
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Why Stand with Dignity Serving at Risk and Orphaned Children in NJ

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Why Stand with Dignity serving at risk and orphaned children in NJ Charity begins at home Our duty alongside helping our families is helping our neighbors and local communities. These children come from all religious backgrounds from Christian, Non-religious to Muslim and all races from European, African ...
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