Imam Hussain Archive

Benazir Bhutto and Karbala – Guest post by Naseer Ahmed: Related post: Benazir Bhutto: Ik Kaneez-e-Karbala – by Abdul Nishapuri I remember a poem by a famous Pakistani poet, Mohsin Naqvi, on the dismissal of the first PPP govt by Ghulam Ishaq Khan in 1990. A maid of Karbala
Hurr and Karbala – by Dr Ali Shariati: “Horr” is a book by renowned Iranian scholar Dr Ali Shariati about the historic Battle of Karbala in which Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, and his 72 companions were martyred by the Caliph Yazid. Horr (also
Hajj, Karbala and Hussain – by Dr Ali Shariati: The following is an excerpt from “Hajj: Reflections on Its Rituals” written by Dr Ali Shariati highlighting the significance of the Karbala movement. The book is one of the most read works of Dr Shariati (available in English).
Shahadaton ki dastan (The story of the martyrs) – by Ahsan Abbas Shah: ٢٧ دِسمبر٢٠٠٧ کو گذرے کم و بیش ٢ سال کا عرصہ بیتنے کو ہے۔ اِس تحریر کو لکھتے وقت ٥ محرم ١٤٣١ ہجری ہے۔ نواسہ رسول ، جگر گوشہ بتول کا ماتم کائنات میں بپا ہے۔ میری پیاری سر
Remembering a true Sufi: Pir Naseeruddin of Golra Sharif: Pir Naseeruddin of Golra Sharif passes away Observer Report Islamabad—Sajjada Nasheen of Golra Sharif Pir Syed Naseeruddin Nasir died of heart attack in Islamabad Friday. He was fifty-nine years of age. Naseeruddin Gilani was true Ashaq-e-Rasool, spiritual leader, religious
Ehud Olmert’s apology on the Gaza ‘accidents’ versus Yazid’s "apology" on the tragedy of Karbala…: After killing more than 1200 Palestinians with another more than 5000 wounded and about 20,000 houses and other infrastructure destroyed, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on 17 January 2009 announced a unilateral ceasefire; he also audaciously apologized for the
Differentiate between martyrs and assassins….Don’t misinterpret Imam Hussain and the Battle of Karbala.: Martyrs and martyrdom —Syed Mansoor Hussain The sad thing is that young men who frequently have never lived in a loving home, never have been married or have become fathers are
Allama Iqbal and Ahlul-Bayt: Here is a collection of Allama Muhammad Iqbal’s poems on the Ahl-e-Bayt of the Prophet Muhammad (peace by upon him and his progeny) including Iqbal’s poems on Hazrat Ali, Hazrat Fatima Zahra and Imam Hussain: Iqbal on Hazrat Imam
Karbala and the Imam Hussain in Persian and Indo-Muslim literature – by Annemarie Schimmel: Annemarie Schimmel, Allama Muhammad Iqbal and the significance of Karbala In this era of the qehtur-rijal, we needed to have voices such as Iqbal and Schimmel. Instead, we have “scholars” such as Dr Israr Ahmed and Dr Zakir Naik
Haroon-ur-Rashid’s column on Imam Hussain (and those who praise Yazid including Dr Israr Ahmed and Dr Zaik Naik):
Mujrai Khalq Main In Aankhon Ne Kia Kia Dekha: Muharram 1430 A.H. A tribute to Imam-e-Aali Muqaam Imam Hussain (A.S.) Salam-e-AakhirBy Shafqat Amant Ali
Javed Chaudhry, the mouth piece of Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba compares Taliban with Hazrat Imam Hussain: Javed Chaudhry is on the payroll of anti-Pakistan forces which are currently sponsoring Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba and their supporters in Pakistani media and politics.