Victory of Truth
lt was her destiny to proclaim to the world the sacrifices made by
Imam Husayn and the other members of the family of the Holy Prophet [s.a.w.]
for the cause of Islam. She exposed the evil deeds of Ibn Ziyad and Yazid
with courage and fearlessness. Had it not been for her the sacrifice of
Karbala might have faded into oblivion. She endured physical pain and mental
torture with fortitude and was a source of strength to all around her.
The sorrow and grief she expressed was an outpouring of her intense humanity.
Never did she rebel against the destiny decreed by Allah. The strength
of her submission was divine, yet her lamentation poignantly human.
The spirit of Zaynab [a.s.] will live forever. Her courage, forbearance,
and submission will continue to inspire those who hear her story for all
time to come.