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Hazrat Zainab (A.S.): The Unschooled Scholar

SHAFAQNA- By: Seyyed Ali Shahbaz It is beyond the power of ordinary mortals to pen the merits and virtues of Hazrat Zainab (A.S.), whose praise requires a tongue as eloquent as that of the Holy Qur’an or as fluently expressive as that of…

Anglo Saxon Chronicles & Lady Zaynab bint Ali ('a)

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SHAFAQNA- Our heroine of Karbala, Lady Zaynab ('a) has been quoted as having said, after the slaughter of her Holy Brother, Imam Hussain ('a). "Oh people of Kufa! Oh you deceivers! You traitors! You sinners! Now you weep? May God never diminish…

Our Lady Sayyida Zainab bint Ali (S)

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SHAFAQNA- Birth 5th Jamdi ul Awal 5 AH in Medina Titles Al Aqilah (gentlewoman), Al Alimah (knowledgeable), Abidatul Ale-Ali(worshipper of Ali’s household), Al Kamilah (the perfect), Al Fadhilah (the virtuous), Al Siddiqah…

Sayyida Zainab (sa)

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SHAFAQNA- : Date of Birth, Family members and Relationship There is divergence of opinions about the date of birth of Sayyida Zainab (sa) / Hazrat Zainab Kubra (sa). Some say it was 5th in the month…

Sermon of Lady Zaynab in the court of Yazid

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SHAFAQNA- Now we propose to study the sermon of lady Zaynab which she delivered in the court of Yazid and which is recorded in a book written in the third century A.H. 1 Yazid recited the blasphemous poetic verses of Abdullah bin…

The Examples of Hazrat Zainab (S.A.) and Hazrat Sakina(S.A.)

SHAFAQNA- Compiled By: Syed Ali Shahbaz On 3rd of the Islamic month of Moharam in 61 AH, the Omayyad commander, Omar ibn Sa’d arrived in Karbala with a force of 4,000 armed men to surround the small band of Imam Husain (AS). Omar…

Hadrat Zainab bint Ali(A.S.): The Greatest Messenger of the Hussaini Revolution

SHAFAQNA- Name:Zainab Title:Siddiqua-e-Sughra (Kunyat:Umm-al-Masaib Born : At Madina On 5th Jamadi-al-Awwal 5th Year after Hijrah Grand-father:Holy Prophet of Islam(S.A.W.) Grand-mother:Umm-ul-Mumineen Hadrat Khadija-e-Kubra Father:Imam…

The Life of Zainab bint ‘Ali (s.a)

SHAFANA- By Nishwa Gardezi I was given the herculean task of writing about one of the greatest women in Islam, Sayyeda Zainab (sa). I use the word “herculean”, because no amounts of words will ever be enough to do justice to her role…

Zainab (s.a) the Greatest Messenger of the Hussaini Revolution- Rajab 15th, The Martyrdom Anniversary of Hadrat Zainab bint Ali (A.S.))

SHAFAQNA- Date of Birth                                  5th of Jamadil Awwal , 5th Hijra Date of Martyrdom                      15th Rajab , 62nd  Hijra Syeda Zainab(as), the daughter…

5th Jamadi-ul-Awwal: Birthday Anniversary of Hadrat Zainab(A.S.)

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SHAFAQNA- Hadrat Zainab (A.S.), the Daughter of Imam Ali (A.S.) and Hadrat Fatima Zahra(A.S.) and the Greatest Messenger of the Husaini Revolution. Hadrat Zainab (A.S.) who universalized the message of Husaini Revolution and laid the foundation…

Sermon of Lady Zaynab (s.a) in the Court of Yazid

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SHAFAQNA-O Yazid, if you consider our defeat as your achievement then you will have to pay its price. Allah commits not injustice to His servants. Our reliance is on Allah. He alone is our Relief and place of Protection, and in Him alone do…

Hazrat Zainab (S.A) in Karbala

SHAFAQNA- Zainab (S.A) is the shining sun in the history of Islam and of humanity. Her brother's name and Karbala associate the idea of freedom, justice, humanity, virtue, fighting against despotism, with the realization of the sovereignty…

Ethical Lessons from the Life of Lady Zainab (SA)

SHAFAQNA- Ethical Lessons from the Life of Lady Zainab [a] | Hajj Hassanain Rajabali