Long term effects of the events of Karbala, and Imam Zayn al-Abidin (a)



Shi'a Islam: Class 8
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- Martyrdom of Imam Husayn (a), a turning point in Shi'i history
- ziyara, a rememberance of the Imams incorporating ideas of tawalla', and tabarra', and the modern usage of ziyara
- poetry and ta'ziya, additional methods of rememberance
- the movement of the tawwabun
- Mukhtar, his movement, and attempts to bestow Imamate on Muhammad b. al-Hanafiya
- life of Imam Zayn al-Abidin (a)
- al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiya, the legacy of the 4th Imam
- divisions in the Shi'a community, the 4th Imam, Muhammad b. al-Hanafiya, Zayd, and Imam Baqir (a)

Univ. of California, Berkeley, USA
2nd October, 2001
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Shi'a Islam [Dr. Hamid Algar] [Sep - Nov 2001] [Univ. of California, Berkeley, USA]