Tag: Aashura

  • Importance of Weeping for Imam Husain (a.s.)

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Imam Reza (a.s.) informed Rayyan Ibn Shabeeb: یَا ابْنَ شَبِیبٍ إِنْ کُنْتَ بَاکِیاً لِشَیْ ءٍ O son of Shabeeb! If you wish to weep over something فَابْکِ لِلْحُسَیْنِ بْنِ عَلِیِّ بْنِ أَبِی طَالِبٍ علیه السلام Then weep for Husain Ibn Ali Ibn Abi Talib (a.s.) فَإِنَّهُ ذُبِحَ کَمَا یُذْبَحُ الْکَبْشُ For indeed he was slaughtered […]

  • Punishment for Being Involved in Worldly Affairs on the Day of Aashura

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Imam Reza (a.s.) warned: “Whoever forsakes seeking his needs on the day of Aashura, Allah shall fulfill his desires in the world and the hereafter. The one for whom Aashura is a day of calamity, grief, and mourning, Allah Mighty and Majestic be He, shall make the day of Qiyaamah a day of joy and […]

  • Why is the nation of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.a.) superior to Bani Israel?

    Reading Time: < 1 minute It is found in the whispered prayers of Prophet Moosa (a.s.) that he asked: “O Allah! Why have you granted excellence to the nation of Muhammad (s.a.w.a.) over other nations?” Allah replied: “I have granted them excellence due to ten characteristics.” Prophet Moosa (a.s.) inquired: “What are those ten traits which they act upon so […]