Messenger of God

An Eloquent Lady

After the tragedy of Karbala, Lady Zainab (PBUH) and the other captives were brought to the palace of Ibn Ziyad. There, Lady Zainab disguised herself among the other women. Once Ibn Ziyad noticed her, he asked: “Who is that disguised woman?” No one answered

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Unique In Piety

As Zainab (PBUH) grew up, many of the noblemen and great men of Arabia asked for her hand in marriage. They thought that due to their wealth and high social position they would be successful in marrying Zainab (PBUH). For example, Ash’ath Ibn-Qeis, who was one of the wealthiest

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Who is Right?

During the Battle of Jamal (1), a companion of Imam Ali (PBUH) was in deep doubt. He would observe both sides. On one side he would see Imam Ali (PBUH) and great figures of Islam who were gathered round him striking away with their swords;

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Thinking at Work

The issue was so important that the Messenger of Allah (PBUH&HP) repeated his question three times, “Do you (promise) to do that which I ask you to?” The man confirmed all three times. He had come to

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The Last Moments

It is a sad time; the Messenger of Allah (PBUH&HP) is not feeling well; his relatives are standing near his bed. Fatimah (PBUH) is present there and witnesses how her father is spending the last moments of his life. She cries, laments, and reads

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