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  Updated: July 22, 2009

Imam Hussein (A) martyrdom journey beginning marked with majalis, processions

By: Raza Ali

TORONTO, Canada: Massive Majalis Al-Azaa and mourning processions were held in different countries to mark Rajab 28 that falls in many global parts on July 21 while in some other on July 22.

Ammari processions were taken out in Pakistani and Indian cities of Lahore, Karachi and Lucknow.

28th of Rajab, the seventh month of Islamic calendar, is that day when Al-Imam Abi Abdellah Al-Hussein (AS), grandson of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAWW), left Holy Medinah – the city of Prophet (SAWW) – beginning his martyrdom journey.

Before his departure, Hussein ibne Ali (AS) visited the holy graves of his grandfather Prophet Muhammad (SAWW), his mother Fatimah Az-Zahraa (AS) and brother Al-Hasan Al-Mojtaba (AS) weeping bitterly.

This was the day, the Prophet (SAWW) had foretold: "A day will soon came when my dearest Hussein Will leave Medinah, in indescribable grief and pain to meet his fateful destiny, in a far off land With his family and few friends, a tiny band."

As Hussein (AS) left, this verse of Qur’an was on his lips, a verse which relates the story of Prophet Moses as he fled from Pharaoh’s Egypt: So as he departed therefrom, fearful and vigilant; he said, "My Lord, deliver me from the evildoers." 

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