Did Husain (ra) want to meet Yazeed to settle his dispute before he was martyred? Many books on Tarikh and even an authentic report states that Husain wanted from the force of Ibn Ziyad that he be left to meet Yazeed where he could settle down his dispute. In the wording mentioned in narrations Husain […]Read More Did Husain (ra) want to compromise with Yazeed?
Her mother was Umm Ishaq the daughter of Sayyiduna Talha b. Ubaidullah. She first married to Hasan b. Hasan b. ‘Ali (ra). She had three sons from him namely Abdullah, Ibrahim and Hasan, and one daughter named Zainab. After the death of Hasan b. Hasan she married to Abdullah b. ‘Amr b. ‘Uthman (grandson of […]Read More Fatima the daughter of Sayyiduna Husain (ra)
This title was given in history to some people known for their long prayers and sujud. Three people whom I know were sons of Sahaba referred to as al-Sajjaad due to their excess in Sujud. 1. Muhammad b. Talha b. ‘Ubaidullah: He died in the battle of Jamal while fighting from the side of his […]Read More Al-Sajjad
Muhammad Ibn ‘Umar al-Waqidi as a Narrator He is the famous historian, the author of Maghazi and other books on history. His reliability is an issue of debate among scholars. Most of the scholars do not consider him reliable although they do not see any problem in quoting his narrations and reports related to […]Read More Muhammad Ibn ‘Umar al-Waqidi as a Narrator
Bismillah All praises due to Allah and may His mercy and blessings be upon His Last and Final Messenger Muhammad, his family and companions. Shia Imamis have always been very critical of many of the close companions of the Prophet (may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him). They hate them to the worse extant […]Read More Was Sayyidah ‘Aisha bint Abi Bakr (ra) involved in the murder of Uthman (ra)?