GOALS OF IMAM HUSAIN  IN KARBALA

 

 

 

A

 

nnounce his refusal to pay allegiance to the tyrant Yazid as the leader of the Islamic nation.

 

 

B

 

ring an everlasting moral and spiritual victory to Islam for ages to come.

 

 

C

 

reate and demonstrate the policy in which mankind would face tyrants.

 

 

D

 

efend the message of God at whatever cost.

 

 

E

 

xercise extreme patience and perseverance in face of multiple tragedies and sufferings.

 

 

F

 

eed the tree of Islam with his purified blood.

 

 

G

 

ive away the lives of his family members, friends, and companions for the sake of God.

 

 

H

 

ead to Iraq to prevent bloodshed in the holy city of Mecca.

 

 

I

 

n response to the deceitful letters of the people in Kufa.

 

 

J

 

ihad and holy struggle in the way of the Almighty God.

 

 

K

arbala would represent the peak opposition which accumulated all along against the Prophet’s  family, starting from Ali ibn Abi Taleb (AS) and continuing on till the 12th Imam (AFS).

 

 

L

 

iberate the religion of Islam from the bondage of injustice and tyranny.

 

 

M

 

ake attempts to reconcile and negotiate peace.

 

 

N

 

ot for the cause of tyranny and evil corruption.

 

 

O

 

bey his Lord and submit to His Divine Will.

 

 

P

 

rotect and preserve the dignity of Islam.

 

 

Q

 

uestion the legitimacy of the leadership of Yazid over the Muslim nation.

 

 

R

 

eform the nation of his grandfather.

 

 

S

 

tand up against deviation and corruption.

 

 

T

 

o enjoin the good and forbid the evil.

 

 

U

 

phold his divine right for caliphate and leadership of the Muslim nation.

 

 

V

 

indicate Islam from falsehood, fabrication, and hypocrisy.

 

 

W

 

in the honor and degree which he will not acquire except through martyrdom.

 

 

X

 

pose the evil intentions and reality of Yazid and his supporters.

 

 

Y

 

azid represented a real danger to the Islamic nation, for he was not a true Muslim.

 

 

Z

iyarah of Imam Husain has come to represent the great significance and victory of the tragedy of Karbala and visiting his shrine has been widely been practiced for ages despite extreme conditions and danger facing pilgrims which is in itself a sign and miracle from Allah (SWT).