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Ashura in Qur'an and Hadith

Ashura in Qur'an and Hadith

by Freda Stauffer -
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Someone who is not Shia wants proof from Qur'an and hadith about Imam Hussein s assassination and and why Ashura is significant to that event. Can someone help me find references for that information?
In reply to Freda Stauffer

Re: Ashura in Qur'an and Hadith

by Track of Light -

 In His name

 Dear Sister Freda; Salaamon Alakimo and thanks for your valuable question and sorry for late response. In the following links, there are authentic references about  " Karbala & Ashura" :



Also in the bellow lectures:


Sayed Hossein Qazwini Muharram 2014 Lectures


Sayed Baqir Qazwini Muharram 2014 Lectures


Hassanain Rajabali Muharram Lectures 2014


Sayed Ammar Nakshawani Muharram 1436/2014 Lectures 
‘Ashura from the Viewpoint of Great Thinkers of the World.
 Fi- AmaneAllah
 Track- of - Light!


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Re: Ashura in Qur'an and Hadith

by Track of Light -

In His Name, the Most High

Assalamu alaykum, dear sister Freda; I am  pleased to announce you about the following resources in the Al-Islam.org collection.


by Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Al-Asifi

The research and analysis on the Uprising of Imam Husayn (as) from Hijaz to Iraq.
» Read This Book


Ashura’ Encyclopedia

by Javad Muhaddithy

Detailed accounts of people, places and events surrounding the al-Taff Battle and the martyrdom of Imam Husayn (a), members of his household and companions on Ashura Day.
» Read This Book


Misbah-uz-Zulam, Roots of the Karbala’ Tragedy

by Sayyid Imdad Imam

This book discusses the causes of the tragedy of Karbala’ and it will also throw light on numerous other matters, which are yet unknown to the vast majority of Muslims.
» Read This Book



The Event of Taff, The Earliest Historical Account of the Tragedy of Karbala’

by Abu Mikhnaf

This revised edition is the research and editing of [Abu Mikhnaf’s] work by Shaikh Muhammad Hadi al-Yusufi al-Gharawi.
» Read This Book


The Quran And Mourning for Hussain

by Jafar Ali Asil

This booklet answers why we will not allow the suppression of the commemoration of Hussain’s martyrdom, for Hussain (pbuh) was the epitome of love and devotion to Allah.
» Read This Book


Words of Wisdom from Imam Hussain (a.s.)

by Imam Hussain (a.s.)

A powerpont presentation of collection of Hadith from Imam Hussain (a.s.)
» Download this Presentation