Imam Hussain shrine held Quran competition for women

(AhlulBayt News Agency) – The National Center for Quranic Sciences of the Shia Endowment has held the second preliminary competition in Quran recitation and memorization for women, in cooperation with Dar al-Quran Center of Imam Hussein Holy Shrine in the holy shrine at Karbala. Head of the Quran Teaching Unit Entisar Abbas said, “This preliminary competition is an extension to […]

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Millions Marked Ashura in Karbala

Millions of Muslims have gathered in Iraq’s holy city of Karbala to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain, known as Ashura. Ashura rituals involve self flagellation to express deep sorrow over the martyrdom of Hussain, who martyred in Karbala in 680 AD. Karbala is home to the holy shrines of Imam Hussain, the 3rd Shia Imam and his brother […]

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Martyrdom of Imam Baqir AS

Martyrdom of Imam Baqir AS Regarding some historical facts a poison smeared saddle caused Imam Baqir’s martyrdom. Based on some other historical recounts Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik was who caused Imam Baqir’s martyrdom. Hisham’s caliphate was since 105AH till 125AH and based on historians documents the latest date of Imam Baqir’s martyrdom is 118AH therefore undoubtedly Imam’s martyrdom was in […]

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A brief of Imam Muhammad ibn A’li ibn Musa’s biography

  A brief of Imam Muhammad ibn A’li ibn Musa’s biography Imam Muhammad ibn A’li ibn Musa is also called Jawad (the generous) Taqi (the pious) and his nickname was Abu Ja’far. He was born on 10 Rajab 195 AH in Medina. His father was Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Ridha eighth Imam of Shiites and his mother’s name was Kheyzaran. […]

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