• Martyrdom of the 4th Imam

    Martyrdom of the 4th Imam

    Sep 12, 2019 09:28

    Condolences to you on a doleful day. According to a version the 12th of Muharram is the day on which the Survivor of the heartrending tragedy of Karbala, Imam Zain al-Abedin (AS), attained martyrdom because of a fatal dose of poisoning in the year 95 AH, 34 years after the tragic martyrdom of Imam Husain (AS).

  • Imam Sajjad, thwarter of Umayyad gimmicks

    Imam Sajjad, thwarter of Umayyad gimmicks

    Sep 12, 2019 09:21

    According to a narration, 12 of Moharram is the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein's son, Imam Sajjad (AS). As per the divine will, he was severely sick on the Ashura so that he could not participate in the battle and would remain alive as the fourth Imam after his father's martyrdom.

  • Tragic aftermath of history’s most heart-wrenching tragedy

    Tragic aftermath of history’s most heart-wrenching tragedy

    Sep 11, 2019 11:01

    Condolences on the tragic aftermath of the heartrending tragedy of Ashura or the 10th of Muharram that we commemorated yesterday with tears of grief for the martyrs of Karbala, interspersed with the inspiration the epic of Imam Husain (AS) continues to provide the faithful and the firm-footed who refuse to bow to the pressures of the oppressors in every age and place.

  • Ashura, school of resistance and martyrdom

    Ashura, school of resistance and martyrdom

    Sep 11, 2019 10:58

    One of the words that is often used while speaking about Imam Hussein and his companions is martyrdom. It is narrated that once the Prophet of Islam, after performing the morning congregational prayer with the people, saw a youth who was pale and slim.

  • The immortal saga of the Ashura tragedy

    The immortal saga of the Ashura tragedy

    Sep 10, 2019 08:24

    Heartfelt condolences to all our listeners on the anniversary of the most heart- wrenching event the world has ever seen, and which despite the passing over a millennium and three-and-a-half centuries, continues to interact with human conscience in every age and era to guide people and nations towards reforms and the quest for social justice based on dignity.

  • Ashura, the battle of right and wrong

    Ashura, the battle of right and wrong

    Sep 10, 2019 08:22

    History has always been witness to the confrontation of truth and falsehood. Truth has been manifested by divine messengers and leaders while falsehood has been personified by disbelievers and oppressors. Among the confrontations of truth and falsehood, Imam Hussein's battle against Yazid was no doubt the most fateful and most harrowing event in the history of mankind.

  • Tasua, picture of love and loyalty

    Tasua, picture of love and loyalty

    Sep 09, 2019 12:45

    Tasua is the ninth of Moharram. It is so closely connected with Ashura that the devotees of the Prophet and his Ahl al-Bayt observe it just like Ashura.

  • Tasua – eve of history’s heart-wrenching tragedy

    Tasua – eve of history’s heart-wrenching tragedy

    Sep 09, 2019 08:38

    Today is Tasua or the 9th of the mourning month of Muharram. It is one of the most crucial days in history. It is the day preceding the world’s most heartrending tragedy, that is Ashura or the 10th of Muharram on which Imam Husain (AS) attained immortal martyrdom with his sons, brothers, nephews, and loyal companions, on the plain of Karbala, beside the Euphrates.

  • Karbala Epic in Farsi Literature

    Karbala Epic in Farsi Literature

    Sep 08, 2019 10:43

    Farsi literature is full of beautiful poetry and prose on Imam Hussein and history's most heartrending tragedy that happened in the year 61 AH at Karbala.

  • Imam Hussein in the eyes of Mowlana

    Imam Hussein in the eyes of Mowlana

    Sep 07, 2019 08:01

    Imam Hussein's uprising was a totally based on reasoning and logic. His martyrdom was not a suicidal act; but he intended to scandalize Umayyads, especially Yazid.