IN THE NAME OF GOD
Today is #ASHURA"
What happened on this day in history?
Have you heard the #immortal story of #Karbala?
Do you know Imam Husayn?
... He was not an ordinary man. His name was Husayn. He is the son of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib ,1st Shia Imam. He stood up against oppressors and he is a role model for freemen in the world in sacrifice, freedom, liberty and resistance. We call him Imam, Imam means leader and rector. In the year 61 AH (a way of calculating year based on the position of the moon), Imam Husayn along with his wife, children and siblings went to Kufa from Mecca, in order to respond to the people of Kufa as their request. More than 4000 people of Kufa wrote a letter to Imam Husayn and asked him to come to Kufa and rescue them from cruelness and injustice of their king "yazid" and bring justice, goodness and beauty. Yazid was a cruel leader and he took people's properties by force and represented Islam in an unrealistic and cruel way. Actually he did not know anything of real Islam , he did whatever he liked and whatever benefited him and didn`t obey the commands of God. He was a friend of the evil and he was an enemy of God. He was breaking a lot of absolute laws in Islam himself!! So people of Kufa asked for help,...
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