Najaf to Host Conference on Imam Hussein (AS) Uprising
Publish Date: 10/8/2016 Code: 53803

Najaf to Host Conference on Imam Hussein (AS) Uprising

A conference on studies featuring the uprising of Imam Hussein (AS) will be held in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq, in November.


Organized by the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Ali (AS) holy shrine, the event will focus on the role of Hazrat Zeynab (SA) in spreading the message of Imam Hussein (AS) uprising, the website of the Astan reported.

Status of Hazrat Zeynab (SA), role of Hazrat Zeynab (SA) in promoting spirituality among those attending the Karbala uprising, and sermons of Hazrat Zeynab (SA) are among the topics to be discussed at the conference, which will be held for women.

It is aimed at promoting the values of Imam Hussein (AS) uprising spread by Hazrat Zeynab (SA) after the Battle of Karbala.

After the Battle of Karbala in 680 A.D., in which Imam Hussein (AS) and his faithful companions were martyred by Yazid, Hazrat Zeynab, the ground daughter of Prophet Muhammad (PUBH) and sister of Imam Hussein (AS), played a great role in keeping the message of the Imam’s uprising alive.

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