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The Day of Aashura & Historical Events

Although the month of Muharram is a sacred month as a whole, the 10th of Muharram is the most sacred among all its days. The day is named ‘Aashurah’. It is one of the most important and blessed days of Allah Ta’ala in the Islamic calendar. This day has been …

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Facts about Ashura

  1.   On this day the sea was split into various pathways for Musa (A.S) and his people, thus granting them victory over the tyrant Firawn. Hazrat Ibn Abbas (R.A) reports that the Prophet (S.A.W) arrived in Madinah and found the Jews observing fast on the day of Ashura. They said: …

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Who Killed Al-Husayn radiAllahu ‘anhu?

www.mahajjah.com Unmasking the other villains of Karbala’ Retelling the tragedy of Karbala’ has traditionally been an important feature of Shi’i spirituality. The passion plays of Iran and the Indian subcontinent, the literature, both prose and poetry, composed upon the subject of the martyrdom of Sayyiduna Husayn radiyallahu ‘anhu and the …

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Yazid & Beloved Muawiyah RadhiyAllahu Anhu

Question: Molana Sahib, Mawiyah fought a battle with the IV Caliph where  thousands of Muslims were killed and he appointed Yazeed as successor who than killed Hazrat Husain (RA) in Karbala. Can you explain this? (Question posted as received) Answer: Wa Alaykumus Salaam Wa Rahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuhu You enquire about …

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The shia and Beloved Muawiyah Radhiyallahu Anhu

Question: Salaam Mufti: I wanted to ask about Shias and Muawiya/Ali (Radiyallahoanhum to both). Many Shias say that Muawiya (RA) and his successors cursed Ali during Jummah khutbah for years. Is this true, because I can find no legitimate source of this other than Shia propaganda? Also, why do Shias …

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Muharram and the day of Aashura

http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?p=1393 The divine system of Allah Ta’aala It is the divine system of Allah Ta’aala that He has afforded special virtue and significance to some things over others. From mankind, the Ambiyaa عليهم السلام have been blessed with distinguished positions and elevated statuses over others. From the different places in …

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The Day of Aashura & Historical Events

  Although the month of Muharram is a sacred month as a whole, the 10th of Muharram is the most sacred among all its days. The day is named ‘Aashurah’. It is one of the most important and blessed days of Allah Ta’ala in the Islamic calendar. This day has …

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Muharram, the Hijrah, and the Muslim calendar

  By: Shaykh Mohammed Amin Kholwadia Source: ilmgate.org The Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (upon him be blessings and peace) over a span of twenty-three years. The Prophet recited each verse according to its pre-ordained order in the Lawh Mahfuz, or Protected Tablet. After the Prophet (upon him be blessings and peace) …

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