The Mahdi Times November 2012 - Page 28

Siffin and Nahrawan. He fought died and Yazid (l.a) became the requesting him to help them from ran away from the enemies of arrogant person and perhaps the letters were a deception and the with faith and certainty and never Allah (swt). It was in one of these wars that they captured Shimr (l.a) and he begged Imam Hussain (a.s) to open the tides around his hands. He (a.s) asked for permission from his father Ali (a.s). Imam Ali (a.s) told him that “that person will kill you and cut your head in future”, Imam Hussain (a.s) replied: “We (Ahlul Bayt a.s) never break our promises new ruler. Yazid (l.a) was an most evil person who has ever been people of Kufa sold their faith for a on this earth. He asked everyone to few trinkets of the Dunya. Pay Allegiance to him, however not based on the traditions of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) nor the Holy Quran. His Oath of Allegiance was to say “I am the servant of Yazid and I am ready to sacrifice everything for him”. Few people rejected this and they were executed. Yazid (l.a) knew and I have promised this man that I about Imam Hussain (a.s) and his will open his hands” and he opened reputation therefore he sent a the hands of his killer. Then after sometime he witnessed the Martyrdom of his father, the Prince of the Believers (a.s) in the Masjid while he was praying. After Imam Ali (a.s), Imam Hasan Al- Mujtaba (a.s) became the Leader of the Believers and Muslims according to the Will of the Prophet (s.a.w) of Allah (swt). He was also betrayed by many and later was poisoned and Martyred by Muawiyah (l.a). The Imamate was passed from Imam Hasan (a.s) to Imam Hussain (a.s) and he became the Leader of the Muslims. Many people knew Imam (a.s) in Madina and Makah. They used to go and meet the Imam (a.s) because he was the spiritual guidance for them so he had a good reputation among the Arabs. Muawiyah (l.a) the clutches of Yazid (l.a). These Messenger to the Governor of Madina to tell the Imam (a.s) that On his way he stopped at 14 different places and he met different people on his way, such as Habib ibn Mazaher (pbuh), Zohair (pbuh) and Hur (pbuh) who was the leader of Yazid’s army. Few of these people joined him as they saw the truth in his words but most of the people that he met advised him to go back to Makah because they told him that the people of Iraq are not good supporters. Later he (a.s) received he must Pay his Allegiance to Yazid the news of the death of Muslim (l.a) or otherwise he will be killed. When Imam Hussain (a.s) realized ibn Aqeel (a.s) who was the Ambassador of the Imam (a.s) to the situation he gathered his family the people of Iraq. It was at that and best friends and told them point that he (a.s) realized the truth from Madina to Makah. He (a.s) support him. And he (a.s) knew about the situation. They migrated stayed in Makah for 5 months. Yazid (l.a) sent his soldiers to Makah and ordered them to kill the Imam (a.s) even if he is in a Masjid. This happened during the month of Zul Hijah and Imam (a.s) was performing the rituals of Hajj. When he realized the situation, he changed his Hajj into Umrah and on the 8thof Zul Hijah he decided to go to Iraq because of the thousands of letters the people of Iraq had sent to Imam Hussain (a.s) 28 and knew that Iraq will not that Yazid (l.a) is an enemy of Allah (swt) and h H