Get Adobe Flash player
Peace be on Hussain, and on Ali son of Hussain, and on the children of Hussain, and on the friends of Hussain.
 Folders \ Imam Hussain AS in the international ideology 

Imam Hussain AS in the international ideology - British writer, Freya Stark, said:
“The Shiites throughout the Islamic world revive the memory of Al-Hussein and his killing and mourn him the first ten days of the month of Muharram… There he pitched his camp while his enemies surrounded him and held the water: the details are as living to-day as then, 1257 years ago; nor can anyone with much profit visit these Holy Cities unless he knows something of the story, for its tragedy is built into their very foundation. It is one of the few stories I can never read without weeping.”

- Mr Thomas Lyle, who worked in Iraq, an aide to the governor's political maize and Najaf between the years 1918 - 1921 and Associate Director of the Land Registry in Baghdad and the governor in the courts of civil, in his book (insights Iraq, p. 57-76) after witnessing the boards of Hussein and Aza ..
“...There was no kind of brutality or barbarism, and did not cease to control people felt at that moment and through the Aza and I still feel that I am headed in that moment all that is good and full of vitality in Islam, and I realized that the piety inherent in those people and enthusiasm flowing from them, they can shake the world if it was directed in the right way, and followed the correct methods, no wonder people have got natural realistic in the affairs of religion ..
English writer / Thomas Lyle

-Indian leader, Mahatma Gandhi, said:
“I learnt from Hussain how to attain victory while being oppressed.”
Mahatma Gandhi’s first Salt Satyagrah was inspired by Imam Hussain’s non violent resistance to the tyranny of Yazid. Gandhi is said to have studied the history of Islam and Imam Hussain (A), and was of the opinion that Islam represented not the legacy of a sword but of sacrifices of saints like Imam Hussain (A).
Mahatma Gandhi writes:“My faith is that the progress of Islam does not depend on the use of sword by its believers, but the result of the supreme sacrifice of Hussain (A), the great saint.”

“I have looked into the biography of Imam Al-Hussein, the great martyr of Islam, and I have scrutinized the tragedy of Karbala and reached the conclusion that if India wishes to achieve victory, it has to model after Al-Hussein.”

-Charles Dickens (English novelist) writes: “If Husain had fought to quench his worldly desires…then I do not understand why his sister, wife, and children accompanied him. It stands to reason therefore, that he sacrificed purely for Islam.”

-Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), considered as the greatest British historian of his time writes
"In a distant age and climate the tragic scene of the death of Husain will awaken the sympathy of the coldest reader."
[The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, London, 1911, volume 5, pp. 391-2]

-Indian Professor Mr. Ameer Ali, commenting on the opinion of Gibbon, saying:
The massacre of Karbala have shaken violently shook the Islamic world, helped to undermine the foundations of the Umayyad dynasty ..

-Antoine Bara (Lebanese Christian writer) writes: “No battle in the modern and past history of mankind has earned more sympathy and admiration as well as provided more lessons than the martyrdom of Hussain in the battle of Karbala.” (Hussain in Christian Ideology)

- The Hungarian writer György Lukács said: “the concepts of Hussain were centered on a free nature aimed to make the people of his nation happy in their life, to be able to face the drastic rulers whose slaved them, and whose Hussain confronted them with all his strength and determination”

-The Japanese writer Koiana: “He stated in some of his texts: The revolution of Imam Hussain AS enlightened the path of salvation to the oppressed, firmed their attitudes, pulled them out of misguidance, and cleared to their minds routs of justice.”

-The French author Victor Hugo said, “ the principles of Hussains’ revolution became an approach to every rebel who want to take his rights from his oppressors”

- Tolstoy, the Russian thinker and author said: “No doubt Hussain was among greatest rebel men in purpose to correct the governess who were deviated away from the right path, and for his attitudes he obtained that martyrdom which the free once wishes”

- The Russian thinker Ogera said, “ Hussain became a model was emulated by every oppressed nations, which suffered from abuse and inequity of the rulers who built their shaky thrones on the skulls of the oppressed. Which made their descendants to continue their insurrection until they were able to topple this platoon who made them to suffer severely.”

-Roberto Bolaño Ávalos, Chilean novelist said, “ Killing Hussain by Yazid is the greatest political mistake committed by Umayyad, which forgotten, and vanished every sign or details of them”

- The Afghani thinker Jamalul Deen Alafghani said, “ there is no Muslim unless he got love for Hussain in his heart who sacrificed everything he have had for justice, and fighting renegades who aimed to tamper the curriculum of Mohamed, but Allah disgraced them”

- The Egyptian writer Abbas Mahmod Al’aqad said, “ the revolution of Imam Hussain is one of the unique revolution in History which there is no similar to it until now whether religious calls or political revolutions. Umayyad state did not last for long, not even for the average of life of a normal human. The period between Hussain revolution and the fall of Umayyad was not more than sixty years or a little more”

- Edward Gibbon Brown, the professor of Arabic and oriental studies at the University of Cambridge, praises Imam Hussain in these words:

“… a reminder of the blood-stained field of Kerbela, where the grandson of the Apostle of God fell at length, tortured by thirst and surrounded by the bodies of his murdered kinsmen, has been at anytime since then sufficient to evoke, even in the most lukewarm and heedless, the deepest emotions, the most frantic grief, and an exaltation of spirit before which pain, danger and death shrink to unconsidered trifles."
[A Literary History of Persia, London, 1919, p. 227]

- The Egyptian author Abdul Hameed Jodah Alsahhar said, “ Hussain could not pledge his allegiances to Yazeid, and to follow his rules, because doing such things means to justify immorality and debauchery, empowering injustice institutions, and supporting tyranny government. Hussain did not agree on these actions even if his family and children became captives, and being killed with his companions”

Quotes of His Excellency Ayatollah Sayed Hadi Almodarasi, May Allah lengthen his life
1. “Hussain AS cannot be compared with rebels but with prophets, and Karbala cannot be compared with cities but with heavens, and Ashura cannot be compared with any historic events but with universal movements.”

2. “With Hussain every defeat will be a victory, and without Hussain every victory will be a defeat.”

3. Because Ashura story was not complete, then everyday is Ashura and every land is Karbala.

4. “O people.. martyrdom outlives ages of martyrs. Do not you see how Abdullah the infant is being considered among great men?”

5. “Hussain AS relied on the power of logic, while his enemy relied on the logic of power. When the power of his enemies was fallen, the logic of Hussain was prevailed, and his victory was eternal.”

6. “ Before Ashura, Karbala was the name of a little city. But After Ashura Karbala it became the module of integrated civilization.”

7. “His flag was torn but did not fall! His flesh was cut to pieces but he did not kneel! They beheaded his sons, brothers, and companions but he did not weaken! It is the legacy of faith in perfect manifestation.”

8. “ it was hard for Hussain AS and his companions to do what they did, to fight or to be killed… but it would be harder on them, if they did not do it.”

9. “Hussain is not a person but a project.. and he is not an individual but a process…and he was not a word but he was a standard.”

10. “If Imam Hussain wanted to apologies than doing Jihad, he could find many reasons which people used it to fail him. He found all the reasons but he saw death nothing but a habit, and his dignity from Allah will be martyrdom. Therefore he announced Jihad, and it was his biggest achievements.”

11. “Whatever we speak about Hussain, and whatever we write about him, we would not outperforms what Messenger of Allah said about him ,” it is written on the right of the ‘Arsh (Throne: the creation fundamentals) that, "al-Hussain is Torch of Guidance and Ark of Salvation"

12. “Every time I try to expressing Hussain with words, I find this word is incapable to express itself for him.. I said he is the right.. he is Alkawthar (a river in heaven), .. I said he is the virtue..but I found him more than all of that. Then I supplicated to Allah to inspire me a word shows the reality of Hussain, and he inspired me to Hussain is Hussain and enough!.”

Researcher and Islamic thinker, Mohamed Jawad Meghaneia
1. “For Shiite and those who knows his targets, and purposes, Hussain is not a name for a person only, but he is a deep meaningful symbol. A symbol for heroism, humanity, and hope. He is a title of religion, laws, redemption and sacrifice for the sake of justice and equality.”

2. “The bloods of Karbala were not the price of freedom of an individual, a nation and generation, but it was the price of truthful religion and humanity. A price for the book of Allah and the mores of Messenger of Allah SAWA. Therefore it received the same reverence and veneration of Quran and Islam.”

Author and Islamic researcher, Hashim Ma’rof Alhasani said,
1. “The revolution of Imam Hussain AS was the bright light which enlightened the path of those who wanted to follow Islam as the right path and a pure mirror to get rid from the present situation which the nation lives, and to get rid from its reality which limited its freedom.”

2. He also said, “Hussain AS was the only heir of that revolution which his grandfather The Greatest Messenger SAWA against the mindless ignorance age, and paganism racism, to save the weak once on earth from injustice, oppression , and slavery.”

3. “Imam Hussain AS did his great stance which confused minds, for its deep meanings, heroism, sacrifice, which history never told about something similar to it for the sake of faith, principles, and the freedom of human and dignity.”

Islamic writer Sheikh Hussain Ma’toq, “the revolution of Hussain AS is no more means individual movement, or individual tragedy, thus someone could say it finished, and expired. But it is symbolizes martyrdom for the sake of righteousness, therefore it will live in conscience and heart of every human as long as he live”

Islamic researcher Sheikh Abdul Wahab Alkashi,” Everything we have today of islam and Muslims in the right way, they owe the revolution of Hussain AS for their survival. Their existence is one of the important fruits of that revolution. “

Ayatollah Abdul Hussain Dastagheeb,
1. “crying Hussain AS causes acceptance of repentance, and it is the reason of purring the heart from dirtiness. For sure all the creatures in need for his intercession”
2. “ Allah shows the dignity of Hussain AS as Hussain showed the dignity of Allah on the day of Ashura”
3. “The reward which Allah gives to those who recall the tragedy of Hussain AS at any time, those tragedies which burn the heart, drop tears, is the reward of the tragedy of Hussain AS.”
Scientist Sheikh Asad Haidar ,
“ Hussain disparaged life for being proud of his religion, and in order to protect the dignity of his nation. Therefore he faced them persistently, firmly, and with insistence to face all dangers whatever they are”

Sheikh Mohamed Mahdi Shamdul Deen,
1. “The character of Imam Hussain AS was the reason of reviving the militancy spirit inside Muslims again, after a long time of surrender and recession.”
2. “Revolution of Hussain AS presented to Muslim great morals saying to him,(Do not give up! Do not compromise with your humanity! Fight evil powers as you can! Sacrifice everything you have for the sake of your princeples)”

Researcher Solaiman Kattani
“How fabulous was the spirit of the strong personality of Imam Hussain AS. He was learning from every event during his light to make a fire which warms the chest of the nation with hopes while it is moving to the back in the cold nights!”

Sheikh Hassan Alsaffar
1. “Hussain AS is not an exclusive privilege for a specific group, even though he is Imam to every Muslim, and the grandson of Messenger of Allah SAWA who built the whole nation, and was martyred for the sake of religion of Allah, and to protecting the rights of servants of Allah.”
2. “ Hussain revolted against reactionary transformation which happened with the life of the nation, and wanted to reform it by wakening the spirit of sacrifice, struggle inside the nation, and by restoring confidence on the nation spirit.”

Main Menu
Logo

The Imam Hussain Holy Shrine Public library

Affiliates

The IMAM HUSSAIN Shrine official website
 Karbala Channel
The IMAM HUSSAIN Shrine radio

www.ImamHussain-lib.com