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Mashhad al-Saqt (Arabic: مَشهَدالسِّقْطْ) located three hundred meters from [[Masjid al-Nuqta|Mashhad al-Nuqta]], near Aleppo, [[Syria]], is among places where Shi’a visit. According to [[Shiʿism|Shi’ite]] tradition, it is the place where one of [[Hussain ibn Ali|Imam Hussain]]’s widows had a miscarriage. It is believed that the miscarried baby was named Muhsin, although there is no  
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Mashhad al-Saqt (Arabic: مَشهَدالسِّقْطْ) located three hundred meters from [[Masjid al-Nuqta|Mashhad al-Nuqta]], near Aleppo, [[Syria]], is among places where Shi’a visit. According to [[Shiʿism|Shi’ite]] tradition, it is the place where one of [[Hussain ibn Ali|Imam Hussain]]’s widows had a miscarriage. It is believed that the miscarried baby was named Muhsin, although there is no historical source to testify this name.
  
== The Name of Mashhad al-Saqt ==
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==The Name of Mashhad al-Saqt==
 
As the [[caravan of captives]] was on their way to [[Yazid]]’s court, one of the wives of [[Hussain ibn Ali|Imam Hussain]] had a miscarriage. That is reason this place is named Mashhad al-Saqt meaning the place of miscarriage.  
 
As the [[caravan of captives]] was on their way to [[Yazid]]’s court, one of the wives of [[Hussain ibn Ali|Imam Hussain]] had a miscarriage. That is reason this place is named Mashhad al-Saqt meaning the place of miscarriage.  
  
== Story ==
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==Story==
 
While the caravan of captives stopped for a rest, a wife of Imam had a miscarriage. It is believed that there used to be a useful mineral in that area, but when its residents felt elated upon seeing the captives, Zainab invoked Allah’s curse against them; therefore, that mineral lost its useful qualities.<ref>Karbala and Beyond, P. 119.</ref>  
 
While the caravan of captives stopped for a rest, a wife of Imam had a miscarriage. It is believed that there used to be a useful mineral in that area, but when its residents felt elated upon seeing the captives, Zainab invoked Allah’s curse against them; therefore, that mineral lost its useful qualities.<ref>Karbala and Beyond, P. 119.</ref>  
  
== History of Construction ==
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==History of Construction==
 
In Tarikh of Ibn Abu Tay, it is cited that this place was originally called Mashhad al-Tarh where Sayf al-Dawla al-Hamdani used to sit and watch horse races. However, when he learned about the story of miscarriage, he ordered the construction of a mausoleum.
 
In Tarikh of Ibn Abu Tay, it is cited that this place was originally called Mashhad al-Tarh where Sayf al-Dawla al-Hamdani used to sit and watch horse races. However, when he learned about the story of miscarriage, he ordered the construction of a mausoleum.
  
== Source ==
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==Source==
  
* [http://alhassanain.org/Karbala%20and%20Beyond/karbala_and_beyond_html/karbala_and_beyond.htm Yasin T. Al-Jibouri, Karbala and Beyond]
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*[http://alhassanain.org/Karbala%20and%20Beyond/karbala_and_beyond_html/karbala_and_beyond.htm Yasin T. Al-Jibouri, Karbala and Beyond]
* [http://alhassanain.org/Nafasul%20Mahmum%3B%20Relating%20to%20the%20heart%20rending%20tragedy%20of%20Karbala/Nafasul_Mahmum%3B_Relating_to_the_heart_rending_tragedy_of_Karbala_html/nafasul_mahmum.htm Shaykh 'Abbas Qummi, Nafasul Mahmum; Relating to the heart rending tragedy of Karbala']
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*[http://alhassanain.org/Nafasul%20Mahmum%3B%20Relating%20to%20the%20heart%20rending%20tragedy%20of%20Karbala/Nafasul_Mahmum%3B_Relating_to_the_heart_rending_tragedy_of_Karbala_html/nafasul_mahmum.htm Shaykh 'Abbas Qummi, Nafasul Mahmum; Relating to the heart rending tragedy of Karbala']
  
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Revision as of 00:17, 20 October 2020

Mashhad al-Saqt (Arabic: مَشهَدالسِّقْطْ) located three hundred meters from Mashhad al-Nuqta, near Aleppo, Syria, is among places where Shi’a visit. According to Shi’ite tradition, it is the place where one of Imam Hussain’s widows had a miscarriage. It is believed that the miscarried baby was named Muhsin, although there is no historical source to testify this name.

The Name of Mashhad al-Saqt

As the caravan of captives was on their way to Yazid’s court, one of the wives of Imam Hussain had a miscarriage. That is reason this place is named Mashhad al-Saqt meaning the place of miscarriage.

Story

While the caravan of captives stopped for a rest, a wife of Imam had a miscarriage. It is believed that there used to be a useful mineral in that area, but when its residents felt elated upon seeing the captives, Zainab invoked Allah’s curse against them; therefore, that mineral lost its useful qualities.[1]

History of Construction

In Tarikh of Ibn Abu Tay, it is cited that this place was originally called Mashhad al-Tarh where Sayf al-Dawla al-Hamdani used to sit and watch horse races. However, when he learned about the story of miscarriage, he ordered the construction of a mausoleum.

Source

Reference

  1. Karbala and Beyond, P. 119.