Vol. 12 - 1986

Elegy (Marthiya) on Husayn: Arabic and Persian

The place of marthiya in literary and religious tradition, with translations of some examples of elegies on Imam Husayn (a).

English

The Excellences of Imam Husayn in Sunni Hadith Tradition

The life of Imam Husayn has acquired special significance in Muslim piety and has a universal significance in all of Muslim tradition.

English

The Concept Of Martyrdom In Islam

The concept of martyrdom in light of the Islamic concept of Holy Struggle (Jihad) and the doctrine of enjoining right and discovering wrong.

English

Karbala and the Imam Husayn in Persian and Indo-Muslim literature

The importance of elegies on Imam Husayn as literary works, and an explanation of some of their major themes and imagery.

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