Remembrance of Imam Husain



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Alif-lam-mim (A-L-M); the Arabic word alam, which is formed from the three root letters A-L-M, means suffering and pain. In the Quran it points towards the suffering of Imam Husain A.S. The numerical value of Alif-lam-mim in Arabic is 114. There are a total of 114 surats in the Quran. In one way this indicates that the entire Quran grieves the shahadat of Imam Husain. Many ambiya have been made aware by Allah subhanahu of Husain A.S’s martyrdom in Karbala since all ages of time


 مَن بَكَى اَو اَبكَىْ اَو تَبَا كىْ عَلَى وَلَدِيَ الحُسَينِ وَجَبَت لَهُ الجَنَّة

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Hadith of Rasulullah SA:  Whosoever weeps, causes someone to weep, or simulates weeping for my grandson Husain—paradise is decreed for him.


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Kalaam of Imam Mohammed ul Baqir SA: ‘Whosoever weeps a tear as tiny as a gnat’s wing in remembrance of Husain’s suffering, wins paradise.’