Today in Muharram Day Nine: Shimr arriving with letter from Ibn Ziyad to kill Imam Husain The loyalty of Imam Husain’s companions.
Today in Muharram Day Eight: Water Supply Finishing in the Camp of Imam Husain (a.s). The loyalty of Imam Husain’s companions.
Today in Muharram Day Seven: Blocking the Water from Ahlul Bayt (a.s.). Abul Fadhl al-Abbas (a.s.) bringing water to Ahlul Bayt (a.s.).
Today in Muharram Day Six: Commencing of the First Siege. Interaction between Imam Husain (a.s.) and Umar ibn Sa’d. Passing away of al-Sharif al-Radhi.
Entering of al-Ḥuṣayn ibn Numayr to Karbala
On this day, the 4th of Muharram, 61AH, ʿUbaydallāh ibn Zīyād delivered his sermon in Kufah, encouraging people to join the army to kill Imām Ḥusain (a.s.). Also, on this day the not-so-famous Safeer of Imām Ḥusain (a.s.), Qays ibn Musahhar was martyred while fulfilling his duty of delivering a letter from the Imām.
On this day, the 3rd of Muharram, 61AH, under the command of ‘Ubaydallah ibn Ziyad, Yazid’s Governor of Kufah, the army of ʿUmar ibn Saʿd arrived in Karbala.
On this day, the 2nd of Muharram, 61 AH, Imam Husain (a.s.) arrived in Karbala
Some might ask, if Muharram is the first month in the Islamic lunar calendar, why don’t we celebrate the new year. In Western Society, they celebrate New Years Eve. Persians, Afghans and other nationalities celebrate Nawrooz, so why don’t we celebrate First of Muharram. As Muslims, we know that we should be more inclined to […]