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What do Sunnis think about Imam Hussain?
Sunnis believe that Ali and his two sons, Hassan and Hussain, were highly respected by the first three Caliphs and the companions of Muhammad.
Was Imam Hussain Shia or Sunni?
Husayn is an important figure in Islam as he is a member of the Ahl al-Bayt (the household of Muhammad) and Ahl al-Kisa, as well as being a Shia Imam, and one of The Fourteen Infallibles of Shia Twelvers. He is recognized as the ‘Martyr Of Martyrs’ by both Sunni and Shia.
What do Sunni think about Yazid?
Among the Sunnis, the Hanafi school allows cursing of Yazid, whereas the Hanbali school and many in the Shafi’i school maintain that no judgment should be passed on Yazid, rather tyrants in general should be cursed. However, the Hanbali scholar Ibn al-Jawzi (d. 1201) encouraged the cursing.
What do Sunnis believe about Karbala?
The historic battle at Karbala Sunnis, who make up the majority of Muslims, believe that Abu Bakr, Muhammad’s friend and father-in-law, rightly succeeded Muhammad in A.D. 632. Shiites believe that Ali, Muhammad’s cousin and son-in-law, should have been Muhammad’s successor.
What happened after Imam Hussain martyred?
Imam Hussain (a.s.) and his followers were all decapitated after martyrdom and their severed heads were hoisted on spears, as the army of Yazid with a strength between 30 thousand and 70 thousand soldiers celebrated their victory.
Who is current Imam of Shia?
The twelfth and final Imam is Muhammad al-Mahdi, who is believed by the Twelvers to be currently alive, and hidden in the Major Occultation until he returns to bring justice to the world.
Who won Karbala?
He was forced to head north and encamp in the plain of Karbala on 2 October, where a larger Umayyad army of 4,000 arrived soon afterwards….Battle of Karbala.
|Date||10 October 680 CE (10 Muharram 61 AH)|
|Result||Umayyad Caliphate victory Death of Husayn ibn Ali Many of Husayn’s family members taken prisoner Second Fitna|
Who was shimmer in Karbala?
Abū al-Sābigha Shamir ibn Dhī al-Jawshan (Arabic: أبو السابغة شمر بن ذي الجوشن), often known as Shamir or Shimr, was an Arab military commander from Kufa who is often referred to as the person who killed Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, at the Battle of Karbala in 680.
Was Imam Hussain a Shia or a Sunni?
Imam Hussain came to the battlefield not as a Shia to fight Sunnis, or a Sunni to fight Shias. He was there as the inheritor and rightful successor of his grandfather ﷺ to continue the Prophetic crusade against injustice and darkness. It wasn’t “Sunni succession vs. Shia succession.”
What side was Imam Hussain on at Karbala?
On that day in Karbala, he was undoubtedly on the side of Islam, the side of his father, the side of his grandfather ﷺ, the side of righteousness and truth. Imam Hussain came to the battlefield not as a Shia to fight Sunnis, or a Sunni to fight Shias.
Why does Imam Ali (as) give Fatwa on Muawiyah?
Imam Ali (as) himself gives a fatwa on this within our Sunni sources. More sharing options… On 1/24/2011 at 4:56 PM, Abdaal said: Because our Sunnis love Muawiyah. If you love Muawiyah you cannot love Imam Ali (as). Absolutely right this is called “Amr Bil Maroof Nahi Anil Munkar” More sharing options… On 1/24/2011 at 5:27 PM, Abdaal said:
What was Imam Hussain’s message?
Imam Hussain came with a message of diplomacy, of amnesty, of civility. He was faced with an army who claimed to be from the Ummah of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. They were a people who claimed to pray and fast.