Imam Hussain (A.S.) Who was He?
A name of a character who has embedded and impacted deeply in the whole of human
history. Such a personality, who raised his voice against oppression, tyranny, bad
character, hypocrisy and sins. Imam Hussain (as) sacrificed his life, the life of his
beloved ones and everything which was precious and dear to him, all for the sake
of Allah And his religion Islam, which brought peace, tranquillity, a beautiful way
of life, illuminated values of society and the best style of management.
Imam Hussain (as), The Grandson of The Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad
(PBUH), and Son of Imam Ali (as) (The Gate to the City of Knowledge)
and The Lady of Light, Fatima Zahra (s.a), The source of infallibility.
And Yazid, son of Muawiyah, the Sign of Brutality, Symbol of Dictatorship, Lust of Power and the Killer of innocence, adopted every mean to gain power and control. He held strong views against The Prophet’s Sunnah (the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims) and his progeny, But Imam Hussain (as), acquired the Love, Hearts and Minds of the people. Because He was the true Leader and Protector of Islam and refused the Baiat (Alliance) of Yazid.
Year 61 AH, in the Battle of Karbala, Imam Fought with his 72 Companions against the army of Yazid, and were Martyred.
May our Salam and Salutations be upon Him.
We mourn, shed tears and protest, and have been doing so for centuries in the shape of Majlis-e-Aza and peaceful processions. We have been delivering the message to all the lovers of liberation and freedom that Imam Hussain (as) stood for. Let us follow him to give peace, harmony and collaboration to the communities.
Article by:Syed Najm ul Hassan Naqvi
Secretary Tablighaat MUS