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Salaam upon Imam Hussain (AS) the greatest man of sacrifice and martyrdom.
Imam Hussain (AS), the third Imam of Shia Muslims, martyred in the battle of Karbala in 61 AH (680 AD). His holy shrine in Karbala is the most interested place for Shia Muslims to be visited. Before he was martyred, he said that his martyrdom will produce a movement within Muslims and whenever a believer recalls the event of Ashura, he will cry for it. Now, after about 1400 years, Muslims mourn and lament for Imam Hussein and take Majalis for him and his companions:
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»Imam Hussein (AS)
en: I KILLED FOR TEARS; EVERY BELIEVER WHICH REMEMBERS ME, TEARS FOR ME
أَنَا قَتِیلُ الْعَبْرَةِ لَا یَذْکُرُنِی مُؤْمِنٌ إِلَّا بَکَى
فا: من کشته اشکم، هیچ مومنی مرا یاد نمیکند مگر اینکه گریه میکند
»Kamel-Alziarat, Page 109