Karbala Books LLC

ISBN: 9781156844915

Published: July 7th 2011

Paperback

38 pages


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Karbala  by  Books LLC

Karbala by Books LLC
July 7th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 38 pages | ISBN: 9781156844915 | 4.12 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Battle of Karbala, Buildings and structures in Karbala, Imam Husayn Shrine, Sukayna bint Husayn,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 25. Chapters: Battle of Karbala, Buildings and structures in Karbala, Imam Husayn Shrine, Sukayna bint Husayn, Al-Abbas ibn Ali, 1991 uprising in Karbala, Al Abbas Mosque, Zaynab bint Ali, Ali al-Akbar ibn Husayn, List of casualties at the Battle of Karbala, Yusuf al-Bahrani, Hurr, Maqtal al-Husayn, Zuljanah, Fatimah bint al-Hasan, Karbalaa FC, Layla bint Abi Murrah al-Thaqafi, Rubab bint Imra al-Qais, Hadrat Abbas Shrine, Ahlulbait University College, Wahhabi sack of Karbala.

Excerpt: The Battle of Karbala took place on Muharram 10, in the year 61 of the Islamic calendar (October 10, 680) in Karbala, in present day Iraq. On one side of the highly uneven battle were a small group of supporters and relatives of Muhammads grandson Husain ibn Ali, and on the other was a large military detachment from the forces of Yazid I, the Umayyad caliph, who Husain had refused to recognise as caliph.

Husain and all his supporters were killed, including Husains baby son, and the women and children were taken as prisoners. The dead are regarded as martyrs by Shiah Muslims, and the battle has a central place in Shiah history and tradition, and has frequently been recounted in Shiah Islamic literature. The Battle of Karbala is commemorated during an annual 10-day period held every Muharram by the Shiah as well as many Sunnis, culminating on its tenth day, Ashura.

The rule of the third Caliph Uthman ibn Affan concluded with a violent uprising. This uprising ended with the assassination of Uthman and for many days rebels seized and occupied the city of Medina. Under the overwhelming pressure of the Ummah, Ali ibn Abu Talib was elected as the fourth Caliph with massive numbers of people swearing their allegiance to him. His immediate steps were to ensure the unity of Muslims.

He issued the orders of not attacking the rebels until order was rest...



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