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  Husayn bin Ali - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Husayn is revered by Muslims, and has a special importance to the Shia as their Third Imam by most Shias and second Imam by some Shia sects.
Husayn was famously killed, along with his entire family, in a most severely brutal manner, in Karbala on a day that is now referred to as Ashurah; a day that has been greatly mourned by Shi'as across the world for over 1300 years.
Husayn is said to have married the eldest daughter of Yazdegerd III, the last King of Sassanid Persia.
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 Husayn bin Ali - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Husayn is revered by Muslims, and has a special importance to the Shia as their Third Imam by some and second Imam by some Shia sects.
After the death of his father Ali in 661, the succession to the Caliphate was undetermined, and a conflict existed between those who thought Muawiyah should be the caliph, and those who felt that the son of Ali should succeed him.
This episode of Husayn's life is of special importance to many Muslims for its tragedy and for the bravery of Husayn in the face of an overwhelming opponent.
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 Husayn bin Ali   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Husayn is revered by Muslims and has a special importance to Shia as their Third Imam by some and second Imam by Shia sects.
When died though Husayn took up his claim the caliphate amid charges that the then (Yazid the son of Muawiyah) was corrupt.
This episode of Husayn's life is of importance to many Muslims for its tragedy for the bravery of Husayn in the of an overwhelming opponent.
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 Station Information - Husayn bin Ali
Husayn is revered by Muslims, and has a special importance to the Shia.
Husayn was the second son of Ali and Fatima Zahra, and was beloved by his grandfather Muhammad.
When Hasan died though, Husayn took up his claim to the caliphate amid charges that the current caliph (Yazid, the son of Mauwiyah) was corrupt.
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 husayn bin ali   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
After the death of his father in 661, the Caliphate was up for grabs and a conflict existed between those who thought Muawiyah should be the caliph, and those who felt that the son of Ali should take it.
However, Husayn's elder brother, Hasan, did not pursue the issue.
When Hasan died though, Husayn took up his claim to the caliphate amid charges that the then caliph (Yazid, the son of Muawiyah) was corrupt.
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 Husayn bin Ali -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Husayn is revered by (A believer or follower of Islam) Muslims, and has a special importance to the Shia as their (Click link for more info and facts about Third Imam) Third Imam by most shias and second Imam by some Shia sects.
Husayn is also one of the four persons included in the (Click link for more info and facts about Hadith Of The Cloak) Hadith Of The Cloak.
Husayn thus led an insurrection and received support from the people of (A republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq; modern government is involved in state-sponsored terrorism) Iraq.
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 Husayn bin Ali   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Husayn is revered by Muslims, and has a special importance to the Shia as their ThirdImam by some and second Imam by some Shia sects.
Husayn himself was decapitated and hishead was delivered to Yazid.
This episode of Husayn's life is of special importance to many Muslims for its tragedy and for the bravery of Husayn in theface of an overwhelming opponent.
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 A Probe Into The History of Ashura
Husayn is the son of the Prophet and father of the Imams".
Imam Husayn went from Madina to Makkah and on the 8th day of Zil-Haj, which is called tarwih day and which coincided with the day on which Hāni bin Urwah was arrested by Ibn Ziyad, and Muslim bin Aqil staged arising in Kufa, he (Imam Husayn) proceeded to Iraq.
Husayn is the best of all creatures living at present, and is the son of Fatima, the daughter of your Prophet.
www.al-islam.org /ashura/14.htm   (3598 words)

  
 CalendarHome.com - Aashurah - Calendar Encyclopedia
It commemorates the death of Husayn bin Ali, the grandson of Muhammad and the third Imam of the Shi'as, at the Battle of Karbala in the year 61 AH (AD 680).
This is intended to connect them with Husayn's suffering and death as an aid to salvation on the Day of Judgment.
Husayn's martyrdom is widely interpreted by Shi'a as a symbol of the struggle against injustice, tyranny, and oppression.
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 Moharram- Ya Mahdi.com
And today, since Karbala is witnessing new calamities, and the mausoleums of Imam Husayn [a] and his companions are subjected to destruction and neglect, and visitors are prevented from reaching that place, it is suitable to familiarise ourselves with Karbala...
Abu al-Fadl Abbas, peace be upon him, was the brother of Imam Hasan [a] and Imam Husayn [a] and the standard-bearer of Imam Husayn [a] in the Battle of Karbala.
Imam Husayn [a] was buried at this sacred spot.
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 Infallibles
His father was Imam Ali, the best model of kindness towards his friends and the bravest against the enemies of Islam, and his mother was Hadrat Fatimah, the only daughter and child of the Holy prophet who had as universally acknowledged, inherited the qualities of her father.
Hasan and husayn, the two sons of the Holy Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib and Hadrat Fatimah,our Lady of Light, were respected and revered as the "Leaders of the Youths of Paradise" as stated by the Holy Prophet.
Husayn is from me and I am from Husayn, Allah befriends those who befriend Husayn and He is the enemy of those who bear enmity to him.
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 Encyclopedia: Husayn bin Ali
Yazdegerd III, (also Yazdgird III) (made by God, Izdegerdes), king of Persia, a grandson of Khosrau II, who had been murdered by his son Kavadh II in 628, was raised to the throne in 632 after a series of internal conflicts.
After the defeat of her father, she was taken captive by the Arab armies and sent to Medina where she was married to Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of Muhammad.
Ali Asgar was the youngest son of Imam Husayn and Rubaab and the grandson of Muhammeds daughter Fatima and Ali ibn Abi Talib.
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 Husayn bin Ali
Husayn is also one of the four persons included in the Hadith Of The Cloak.
Husayn, most of his family and 72 of his companions were massacred at the battle.
This event is known as Aashurah and is a great day of mourning and remembrance for the Shia.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Husayn_ibn_Ali   (441 words)

  
 Kerbala
Ali bin Husayn Mas'udi, one of the greatest Muslim historians and geographers of the 4th century writes thus in his book entitled Murujuz Zahab: At the time of return from the Battle of Siffin, a Kufian, mounted on a camel, came to Damascus.
In the first instance he contacted, in the Masjid of Kufa, Muslim bin Awsaja (who was one of the distinguished supporters of the Imam and was martyred on the day of Āshura) because he had heard that Muslim bin Awsaja was obtaining the allegiance from the people on behalf of Imam Husayn.
When Zayd bin Thftbit died he left behind such a large amount of gold and silver that it was broken with a hatchet and distributed among the heirs and the value of his other property was 100,000 gold dinars.
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 Compartimiento Ali de Husayn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Husayn es revered por Muslims, y tiene una importancia especial como al Shia su tercer Imam por algún y en segundo lugar Imam al lado de algunos sects de Shia.
Husayn y la mayoría de su familia massacred en la batalla.
Husayn mismo fue descabezado y su cabeza fue entregada a Yazid.
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 MUHARRAM SERIES
Ali Akbar is the first martyr from the family of Banu Hashim at Karbala.
Ali the son of Husayn fought valian-tly, killed a number of enemy soldiers and rushed back to his father, who was watching his son fight with pride and admiration.
Husayn called all the remaining Hashimi young men and brought the dead body with their help and placed it near his camp.
www.saba-igc.org /Moharram/MohsinNaquviArticles/KarbalaPart7.htm   (814 words)

  
 A Probe Into The History of Ashura
Abdullah bin Umayr was a resident of Kufa and belonged to the tribe of Bani Ulaym.
The name of Layla, daughter of Abi Murrah bin Urwah bin Mas'ud Thaqafi the mother of Ali Akbar, has also not been mentioned in connection with this tragedy and it is not known whether or not she was alive at that time.
Fatima, the daughter of Imam Husayn also addressed the people in the bazaar of Kufa and invited their attention to the great sin which they had committed and the bad luck and adversity in which they had involved themselves.
www.al-islam.org /ashura/31.htm   (2531 words)

  
 Arba'een   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Arba'een (اربعين, Arabic "forty") is a Shi'a religious holiday that occurs forty days after Aashura, the commemoration of the martyrdom by beheading of Husayn bin Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.
Husayn and 72 supporters died in the Battle of Karbala in the year 61 AH (680 CE).
Ali ibn Husayn had been too ill to participate in the Battle of Karbala, but looked on from the sidelines.
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 CNS - The Historical Roots of Current Terrorist Tactics and Methods - November 21, 2003 - Research Story of the Week
[4] The cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet, Ali was viewed by this faction (or shi'a) to be the true leader of the community (known as the Imam).
Ali's term as caliphate was marred by controversy.
The image of Husayn and his small band of devotees, marching bravely toward certain death at the hands of Yazid and his vast army, has had a particularly profound impact on Shi'a resistance movements in the twentieth century.
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 Husayn Bin Ali   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
for being the losers as they felt that Ali and Husayn...
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However, �Ali later had a captive slave girl, the daughter of...
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 Shia News | Articles: Islam | After Kerbala ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Husayn (a) had played his part and from this juncture Zaynab assumed herimportant role in the struggle for Islam, so that the mission that had reached this point, with so much sacrifice of noble lives, could be brought to its' fruitful conclusion.
Her role was to make people understand that the oppressive and exploitive regime had falsely introduced Husayn (a) and his companions to the people as opponents of Islam and enemies of its progress.
But Zaynab was no ordinary lady; she was the daughter of Ali (a) and had been reared by a mother like Fatimah (a) - the same Ali and Fatimah (a) who had spent all their lives in struggle and had fought their way in midst of political crises and conspiracies.
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 | Victory News Magazine | Ali ibn Al-Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (A.S.)The Fourth Holy Imam |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
The fourth Holy Imam, Ali ibn Husayn Zain-ul-Abidin ('a) was born in Medina on 5th Shaban 38 A.H. His epithet was Abu Muhammad and was popularly titled as "Zain-ul-Abidin".
When Imam Husayn ('a) had come for the last time to his camp to bid good-bye to his family, Ali-Zain-ul-Abidin ('a) was lying semi-conscious in his sick-bed and hence he escaped the massacre at Karbala.
Imam Husayn ('a) could only manage a very brief talk with the inmates of his camp and departed nominating his sick son as the new Imam.
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 Husayn ibn Ali
Husayn ibn Ali or Husayn bin Ali (various spellings exist) refers to a number of historical characters.
Husayn bin Ali (626-680), grandson of Muhammad and Islamic saint
Sherif Hussein ibn Ali (1853-1931), sherif of Makkah and king of the Hejaz
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 Husayn bin Ali - Gurupedia
Muhammad, and son of his daughter Fatima Zahra with Ali ibn Abu Talib.
Muslims, and has a special importance to the Shia as their Third Imam by some and second Imam by some Shia sects.
Muawiyah should be the caliph, and those who felt that the son of Ali should take it.
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 Obituary: Sayyid Ahmad Zabara (1908-2000)
Sayyid Ahmad bin Muhammad Zabara, Mufti of the Yemen Republic, who died in Sana’a on 23 July 2000 at the age of 92, was a member of one of the most prominent sayyid families in Yemen.
His line extended back to al-Hadi Yahya bin al-Husain bin al-Qasim (a scion of Imam al-Hasan, grandson of the Prophet) who, at Sa’da, in the last decade of the 9th century, founded the Zaydi imamate which survived until the revolution of 1962.
Sayyid Ahmad’s father, Muhammad bin Muhammad Zabara, was a renowned historian and man of letters who compiled histories of the Zaydi imams and biographical dictionaries of prominentYemenis, most of which have been published.
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 Husayn bin Ali - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
His shrine is in Karbala, Iraq, where his body is buried.
Imam Husayn in the eyes of non-Muslims (http://www.al-islam.org/nutshell/files/husaynviews.pdf)
This page was last modified 15:31, 28 Aug 2004.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Husain   (356 words)

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