The Hidden Truth About Karbala -

battle of karbala wikipedia - the battle of karbala took place on muharram 10 in the year 61 ah of the islamic calendar october 10 680 ad a in karbala in present day iraq the battle took place between a small group of supporters and relatives of muhammad s grandson husayn ibn ali and a larger military detachment from the forces of yazid i the umayyad caliph when muawiyah i died in 680 husayn did not give, imam hussain ra and the tragedy of karbala the review - the merciless massacre of the grandson of the holy prophet saw imam hussain ra his family and companions in the fields of karbala that led to the shiite sunni split, hijab by country wikipedia - muhammad sayyid tantawy grand imam of al azhar issued a fatwa in october 2009 arguing that veiling of the face is not required under islam he had reportedly asked a student to take off her niqab when he spotted her in a classroom and he told her that the niqab is a cultural tradition without islamic importance it is widely believed that the hijab is becoming more of a fashion statement, bbc religions bahai origins of bah history - the wider context geography the bah faith was established in iran then called persia in the mid nineteenth century ancient persia iran was mainly a muslim country but there were also, barzakh purgatory the stage between this world and the - the literal meaning of barzakh is a veil or a barrier that stands between two things and which does not allow the two to meet for example that part or region of the ocean in which waves of both the sweet and the salty waters bounce and yet god has provided between them an invisible barrier whereby one cannot overcome another he has made the two seas to flow freely so, bbc religions islam sunni and shi a - the words sunni and shi a appear regularly in stories about the muslim world but few people know what they really mean religion permeates every aspect of life in muslim countries and, the wages of war iraqi combatant and noncombatant - the wages of war iraqi combatant and noncombatant fatalities in the 2003 conflict project on defense alternatives research monograph 8 carl conetta 20 october 2003, amazon com nahjul balagha peak of eloquence - it is a moot matter to criticise shi a translators for their one sidedness when as far as one can see from the internet no translation of nahjul balagha in any european language exists from sunni scholars although both sunni and shi a recognise the legitimacy of ali ibn abi talib may g d be pleased with him and the excellence of his discourse, question 18 power of satan and jinn faith and reason - support us the al islam org site and the dilp are entirely supported by individual donors and well wishers if you regularly visit this site and wish to show your appreciation or if you wish to see further development of al islam org please donate online