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A Story of Betrayal: KARBALA

Islam / Adnan Demircan, PhD

In order to understand the events at Karbala, it is necessary to examine some earlier developments. Shortly after the death of Hasan in 49/669, Muawiyah started efforts to ensure that his son Yazid was accepted by the people as heir apparent to the caliphate. After nearly five years ...

read more 23.10.2015, Friday

Discussions on Ashura and the Prophet's Family

LastProphet.info offers some videos and links to discussion on Ashura, the historical tragedy of Karbala and how Muslims should understand, and love for the Prophet's Family.

read more 15.11.2013, Friday

The Place of The Karbala Incident in The History of Islam and Its Consequences

Iraqis lost the struggle for power that they had started by supporting Ali (a.s.), against the Syrians that were acting under the leadership of Muawiyah (a.s.). As a result of this, the center of the government, and thus the treasury were moved from Kufa to Damascus.

read more 23.10.2013, Wednesday

Mustafa Cagrici, The Mufti of Istanbul, on the events of Karbala

Muhammad / Lastprophet.info

December 16 (10 Muharram,) is the anniversary of Karbala, one of the saddest events in Muslim history. We asked Dr. Çağrıcı about the day of ashura and how present day Muslims should approach the events of Karbala. His message, which emphasized that the incidents which took place at Karbala, should not continue to be a cause of dispute among Muslims, is very important.
 

read more 16.12.2010, Thursday

Mourning or Salvation?

The day of Ashura, the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram, has been celebrated throughout Islamic history mostly as a day of salvation. However, especially with the matrydom of Hussain and his people at Karbala, the day has gained a political dimension and become a day of mourning for especially the Shi'ah.

read more 14.12.2010, Tuesday

The Day of Ashura and Its Historical Dimensions

Muhammad / Eyüp Baş, PhD

With the murder of Husayn on the 10th of Muharram 61/10, October 680 in Karbala, this date gained importance for Shiite Muslims, and it became a day of mourning on which the promise to wreak revenge for the murder of Husayn is renewed.

read more 27.10.2010, Wednesday

Karbala martyrs have been remembered here in Istanbul for centuries

Muharram is a month which holds unique meaning for the world of Islam and Muslims due to the fact that it is first month of the Hijri (Lunar) year and its 10th day being the day of Ashura. The day of Ashura had signified different meanings for different religions throughout history

read more 19.03.2010, Friday

Husayn

The Companions / The Prophet's Household / Ethem Ruhi Fığlalı, PhD

Husayn was born on Shaban 5, 4th Hegira (January 10, 626). He is known by the title of Shahid. It was narrated that the part of his body below his chest looked just like his grandfather’s body.

read more 05.03.2010, Friday