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Ashoura and Grief in the Islamic Rhetoric

We believe that grief, just like joy, is a deep human state in the human being, and not only a mere emotional feeling that man consumes whether in moments of grief or in moments of joy…
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A Unifying Occasion

Whenman faces the tragedy, he cannot hold himself from bursting into tears…But, we want Ashoura to be an Islamic issue that demonstrates the broadness activism,the depth and theunity of Islam. The issue of the Islamic unity is to unite in Islam, even if we differ in understanding some of its details. Since Allah told us in His Glorious Book that “If you differ in something, refer it to Allah and the Messenger”
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Imam AL -Hussein : A comprehensive message and a symbol of unity

If AL- Hussein’s issue were just a political one , he would have talked to them in a political language , but we saw that he talked to them in a preaching and Islamic language , because Al-Hussein knows that the Islamic society’s problem then , as well as the problems of the Islamic society in other times , is that people closed their hearts towards the almighty God , and they do not think of the Afterlife , because they are indulged in this life .
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AL-SayyedaZainab

We should benefit from SayyedaZainab ’s (a.s.) attitude in our method of bringing up the Islamic woman , because she is knowledgeable , intellectual , powerful,courageous and a challenging personality .
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Reformation: The aim of revolution

We do not take up history to the extent that we become far away from reality. Hence we take from history the thought, the theme and the lesson , especially that there is a particularity in Al -Hussein’s leadership, which is distinguished from all reformatory movements throughout history.
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The connotations of Ashoura

A former article by the late Religious Authority, His Eminence, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra), on the issue of the connotations of Ashura, in which he addressed three essential titles: The limits of legitimacy in Ashura, the unrealistic concept of grief and the poetic imagination in the frame of the tragedy. He also detailed the information on the mentioned titles, trying to retrieve the true concept of Ashura so that the memory would be properly commemorated.
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Q and A on Ashoura rituals

Questions and answers extracted from the book of His Eminence, the Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah, 'Fiqh Al-Hayat' (Jurisprudence of Life), specifically the chapter of 'Jurisprudence of Rituals' on the issue of Ashura, its rituals and the ways of commemorating it...
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Ashoura: Reviving the Islamic Values

His Eminence, the Religious Authority Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah, confirmed in the speech he delivered on the opening of the Convention of: 'Ashura: The Concept and the Function and the Potentials of Expressing', that we should renew the cause of Ashura, so as it would live infinitely and reach out to the entire mankind, because in every era, we need something to renew our minds, and make us know how to deal with our present for the best of our future
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Ashoura: Understanding the True Concept

His Eminence , the Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah, discussed the following titles: Did Imam Al-Hussein (a.s.) rise to be murdered?The responsibility of making a change, Determining the ultimate objective, The mentality of crying, The courage of Al-Hussein (a.s.), Zeinab: The role model, Al-Hussein: The role model, and the nation's responsibility, Committing to reform and confronting distortions, Backward traditions and customs, Karbala: A great human wealth
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Acting the Ashoura Events

Questions and answers extracted from the book of His Eminence, the Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah, 'Fiqh Al-Hayat' (Jurisprudence of Life), specifically the chapter of 'Jurisprudence of Arts' on the issue of acting the Ashura events.
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