Karbala Archive

بھارتی وزیراعظم منموہن سنگھ کا عزاداری امام حسین سے اظہار عقیدت – از حق گو: بھارتی وزیراعظم جناب منموہن سنگھ کے امام حسین (ع) کے لئے عزت و محبت کا ایک انداز آپ اس تصویر میں دیکھ سکتے ہیں – آل محمد کی عزاداری کی اس طرح نمایاں حمایت پاکستان کے وزیر اعظم نواز
How Hussainiat brings Hindus of Subcontinent closer to Islam: Mathura, UP, India – a Hindu holy city with Muslim population of less than 100 – the Julus-e-aza of 20000 mourners does not need military escort. This is how hindus and others in the sub continent came closer to
Karabala: A Love Story: It is not possible God,for broken hearts to break more. Yet it breaks and shatters leaving me thinking its million pieces are now finer than grains of sand and yet there is a way even those unbreakable pieces break
Influence of Karbala and Imam Hussain on Worldwide Scholars – by S.H.Bangash: According to the global constitution for humnity Quran it is saying that Think not of those who are slain in God’s way as dead. Nay, they are living, finding their sustenance in the presence of their Lord (Qur’an 3:169)
میدان کربلا میں خواتین و بچوں کا کردار – از ایس ایچ بنگش: معرکہ حق و باطل کربلا کی ایک اہم اہمیت یہ ہے کہ اس واقعے میں بچوں،خواتین و بزرگوں حتی کہ اس وقت تک ذندہ رہنے والے  بعض اصحاب رسول ص جیسے بزرگ صحابی حضرت حبیب ابن مظاہررضی اللہ تک نے
While you fools are remembering rebellion at Karbala! – by Syed Riaz Al-Malik Hajjaji:     While you fools are remembering the rebellion at Karbala which was sucessfully put down by Caliph Yazeed ibn Muawiya, why are you ignoring the other martyrdom. I am ofcourse referring to Comrade Hakeemullah who was roughing it
کربلا و امام حسینؑ غیر مسلم مشاہیر کی نظر میں – از ایس ایچ بنگش: محسن انسانیت امام حسین علیہ سلام نے میدان کربلا میں اپنے انصار و اصحاب سمیت تاقیامت انسانی اقدار کو بچانے کے لئے ایسی لازاول قربانی دی جس کی نظیر ملنا مشکل ہے،یہی وجہ ہے کہ نواسہ رسول ص ،محسن
کربلا اور امام حسینؑ علامہ اقبال کا آئیڈیل – از ایس ایچ بنگش: پاکستان کا تصور پیش کرنے والے علامہ ڈاکٹر محمد اقبال دنیا بھر میں حریت و آزادی کے لئے برسر پیکار تحریکوں کے لئے امام حسین ع و کربلا کو آئیڈیل قرار دے کر امام حسینؑ کی عزادری کو ظلم
محرم تلوار پر خون کی فتح کا مہینہ – از ایس ایچ بنگش: ہجری و اسلامی سال کا آغاز محرم سے ہوتا ہے،محرم کی اتنی اہمیت و فضلیت ہے کہ زمانہ قبل اسلام کے لوگ حتی کی کفار و مشرکین بھی محرم سمیت چار مہینوں میں جنگ و جدل سے احتراز کرتے
Ghadeer al-Khum: Editor’s Note : With bigotry and ignorance gaining prevalence among Muslim communities, it is time to remember a universal figure like Hazrat Ali Ibne Abi Talib. Warrior, thinker, statesman he was the Renaissance man of Islamic history. While the faith of Islam
Sakina awaits Tomahawk in Damascus – by Tehsin Haider Zaidi: Arab countries are so excited to applaud the destruction of Damascus that according to Senator John Kerry they have offered to pay the cost of military intervention I visited Sakina only once during my trip to Damascus in 2004.
Martyrdom is our Inheritance – Alizeh Khalili: I do not know the strength it takes to sit with your son in the cold.In a coffin.I do not know what those eyes look like when their glance falls upon the snatched youth of their son. I do
A tribute to Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh) granddaughter Zainab (s.a.): صبر را معنا و مفهومی به نام زینب است احترام عشق هم از احترام زینب است شهر بی میخانه و ساقی نباشد شهر عشق نشئگان عشق را مستی زجام زینب است فرش را تا عرش پیمودن نه کار هر
Imam Hussain: Saviour and embodiment of ‘la ilaha illallah’: The declaration of the oneness of Allah (Tauhid) and the denial of subjugation to any worldly power is the key foundation of the Islamic faith. While the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his progeny) taught us the
Who is Imam Hussein?: Imam Hussain was born in 620 AD to a family renowned for their values of love, equality and peace. He exemplified these morals – taught to him by his grandfather Muhammad [peace be upon him and his family], the
In praise of Hazrat Yazid ibn Muawiya – by Deobandi and Salafi-Wahhabi Ulema: Related post: مفتی تقی عثمانی نے دیوبندی مکتب فکر کو ناصبیوں اور تکفیریوں کےہاتھ فروخت کر دیا The following are a few examples of some prominent Salafi-Wahhabi (Ahle Hadith) and Deobandi scholars of Saudi Arabia, India and Pakistan who
Waqia-e-Karbala kay asbaab – by Maulana Muhammad Ishaq: We publish in this post an excellent series of lectures (in Urdu) by an eminent Ahl-e-Hadith (Salafi) Islamic scholar Maulana Muhammad Ishaq of Faisalasbad, Pakistan. LUBP readers interested in a balanced historical perspective on Imam Hussain and the tragedy
Resemblance between President Asif Zardari and Governor Umar ibn Saad: In a couple of his public addresses, President Asif Ali Zardari has presented Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto and himself as followers of the path of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandchildren Hussain and Zainab whose heroic struggle against
Weekly Classics: The Blood of Hussain – by Raza Ali Sayeed: “I really have been a reluctant ruler. Really, you can say that. But I am not a person to just give up in disgust and walk away. I am determined to stay here until I solve all of the
In defence of Shia rituals on Ashura – by Fawad Manzoor: Related post: An open letter to Prof Saleem Ali – by Mustafa What can Pakistan and the entire world learn from Pakistani Shias? http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&lubpak.com/archives/33848 This article offers a rebuttal to Professor Saleem Ali’s article in Express Tribune (later retracted
For Shia Muslims worldwide, Karbala is not over, Ashura has not finished yet – by Maisam Ali: Karbala is infinite, eternal and ever-encompassing. This is not only the Euphrates (A river flows through Syria and Iraq) that has beheld atrociousness incarnated by Karbala, but the Nile, the Oxus, the Helmand and the Indus are also among
Muharram, a holiday? Living as a Shia in today’s Pakistan: The ever increasing silent Saudi-ization (or Wahhabi-ization) of moderate Muslims in Pakistan, India and elsewhere has had an adverse effect on the culture of plurality, mutual respect and tolerance within the world of Islam. Thanks to the Saudi-Salafi funded
Non-Muslims’ homage to Imam Hussain ibn e Ali (a.s.) – by Ali Salman Alvi: . Karbala spreads a universal message of non-violent resistance and supreme sacrifice to the cause and in today’s climate of violence, extremism and tyranny; it is more pertinent than ever. For the very same reason prominent leaders, statesmen, scholars,
Every land is Karbala: The globalization of Muharram – by Fahad Desmukh: Above: Tabuik festival in West Sumatra, Indonesia (source: Wiki Commons)   Here’s a map I’ve made by plotting a bunch of Youtube videos of the rites of the Shia Muslim commemoration of Muharram/Ashura. The embedded map below is a bit
Distinction between shahadat and sanad-e-yazidiat – by Ahsan Abbas Shah: صد شُکرِ مولا محرم الحرام کا ابتدائی عشرہ تمام پاکستان میں پچھلے سال کی نسبت پُر امن گُذر گیا۔ محرم کے اوائل میں ہونے والی دہشت گردی کے واقعات سے تمام مُلک میں ایک بے چینی پائی جاتی تھی۔
What can Pakistan and the entire world learn from Pakistani Shias? – Abdul Nishapuri: Related articles: The Shia Question Ashura of Muharram, a burden on Pakistani economy? – by Abdul Nishapuri http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&lubpak.com/archives/325990 Protecting the killers: A response to Dawn blog on confining religious processions – by Sabah Hasan   I clearly remember how in
Ishq-e-Hussain: A rickshaw driver’s story: In times like these when Saudi petro-dollars are lavishly available to cultivate extremism in Muslim youth and children, particularly in the Deobandi and Ahl-e-Hadith households, madrassahs and media, it is important to highlight the internal diversity of Islam, particularly
Hindu contribution to the marsiya – by Intizar Husain: Related articles: Hussaini Brahmins: Karbala and how Lahore was involved – by Majid Sheikh LUBP Archive on Karbala Non-Muslims’ homage to Imam Hussain ibn e Ali (AS) – by Ali Salman Alvi In selecting this post, we at the
Lady Zainab bint Ali: Victory of truth over oppression: Related articles: Ameer-ul-Mominin Ali: “The First Fighter against Islamism” – by Shaheryar Ali Horr – by Dr Ali Shariati Allama Iqbal and Ahlul-Bayt Imam Hussain, Karbala and Khilafat – by Maulana Muhammad Ishaq Female leaders in Islam have been
Imam Hussain, Karbala and Khilafat – by Maulana Muhammad Ishaq: Here is an excellent lecture (in Punjabi) by an eminent Ahl-e-Hadith Islamic scholar Maulana Muhammad Ishaq. LUBP readers interested in a balanced historical perspective on Imam Hussain, Karbala and Khilafat may find this lecture informative and thought provoking. Here
Triple Blasts in Youm-e-Ali (a.s.) Procession: Karbala attacked in Lahore – by Ch. Ahmad Khan: As the death toll from today’s gruesome attacks on a Shiite procession commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Ali, probably the most venerated muslim saint after the Holy Prophet rises, few if any are addressing the core issues that have
How Irani Muslims celebrated the birthday of Imam Hussain (a.s.), grandson of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) – by Ahsan Abbas Shah: Two suicide bombings at a mosque in southeast Iran killed more than 20 people Thursday, including worshippers and members of the Revolutionary Guards, state media reported.The attack came as people celebrated the birthday of Imam Hussain (A.s), grandson of
Qa’ani’s elegy and Imam Hussein – by Ammar Ali Qureshi: What rains down? Blood! Who? The Eye! How? Day and Night. Why? From grief. What grief? The grief of the Monarch of Karbala.
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
Benazir Bhutto – ik kaneez-e-karbala: Benazir Bhutto 21 June 1953 – 27 December 2007 بیاد بے نظیر بھٹو (کاوش: عبدل نیشاپوری) اک کنیز کربلا اور اک گروہ اشقیا اک گلوۓ بے خطا اورایک تیر حرملہ روشنی کے چارسو تھی ظلمت فکر ضیا٭ در پۓ
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
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
Bhutto family and Pakistan – by Asadullah Ghalib: By Asadullah Ghalib