Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 3 months ago

Battle of Karbala was never political but it was purely religious to save the religion Islam from the corruption of Bani Umayyad. Imam Hussain (AS) did not aim to gain a post or rule or a political position, but wanted to make Muslims aware the real Islam of the Prophet Muhammad (SAWA) and his Ahlul Bayt (AS) must be followed, not the corrupt rulers like Yazeed and his gang, that is why, he repeatedly declared right from Madina to Makka to Karbala that he is going to be martyred in Karbala to save the religion of Islam as there was no other option to save Islam at all but only through his martyrdom.

Wassalam.

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