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Hadhrat Husayn (a.s.)

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Hadhrat Husayn (a.s.)

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Hussein was born on Shaban 5, 4th Hegira (January 10, 626). He is known by the title of Shaheed. It was narrated that the part of his body below his chest looked just like to his grandfather’s body. When Hussein was born, Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) called adhan (call to prayer) to his ear as he did for his elder brother Hassan. This was not a custom then practiced by the Arabs.

On the seventh day of his birth he also had an aqiqa (sacrifice on occasion of birth) slaughtered, and he told his daughter Fatima to shave his head and give the weight of his hair in silver to the poor. Hussein and his brother Hassan learned qiraat (Quranic recitation) from Abu Abdurrahman as-Sulaim, one of the companions of the Prophet. He narrated eight hadiths (sayings of the Prophet) in total from his grandfather, mother, father, Umar, and other companions. Read the rest of this entry »