The Muslim Calendar, Muharram and Muslim and Non-Muslim Expressions on Imam Hussein (a.s.) and the Karbala Tragedy

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This oil on canvas painting by Abbas Al-Musavi commemorates the martyrdom of Imam Husayn at the Battle of Karbala. Its focus is his half brother Abbas ibn Ali on a white horse. This image was uploaded into Wikipedia Commons as a donation by the Brooklyn Museum. The image is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. Please click on image for article on Imam Hussein.

This image of an oil on canvas painting by Abbas Al-Musavi commemorates the martyrdom of Imam Hussein at the Battle of Karbala. Its focus is his half-brother Abbas ibn Ali on a white horse. This image was uploaded into Wikipedia Commons as a donation by the Brooklyn Museum and is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. The painting is a gift of K. Thomas Elghanayan in honor of Nourollah Elghanayan. Please click on image for article on Imam Hussain.

The emigration (Hijrah) of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.s) from Mecca to Medina in the year 622 AC was a significant event and later adopted to mark the beginning of the Muslim Era. The Muslim New Year begins with the month of Muharram. The coming of the New Year is observed by offering of special prayers at night and reflection on the life and times of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

The twelve months of the Muslim calendar and major Muslim festivals. Image by Simerg.

The twelve months of the Muslim calendar and major Muslim festivals. Image by Simerg.

Amongst the Shi’a Muslims, the first part of the month of Muharram is also an occasion which is marked with a sense of sorrow and solemnity. The 10th of Muharram was the day when Hazrat Imam Hussein (a.s.) together with most of the members of his family and close companions were martyred on the fields of Karbala….Please click Muslim and non-Muslim Expressions on Imam Hussein

Ya Hussain Wallpaper, designed by Mohammad Sajjad. Please click for article. Wallpaper credit: Sajjadsgraphics.blogspot.com

Ya Hussain Wallpaper, designed by Mohammad Sajjad.
Please click for article. Wallpaper credit: Sajjadsgraphics.blogspot.com

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