Khuzaymiya (Arabic:الخزیمیه) is a station on the way between Mecca and Kufa where Imam Hussain stayed for one day and night before moving toward Zarud station. While staying at Khuzaymiya, Zainab heard a voice warning about moving the caravan towards death.
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Naming and Location[edit | edit source]
It is named after Khuzaymah Ibn Hazim. According to Mu’jam al-Buldan, it is located between Zarud and Hajir on a traveller's way from Kufa to Mecca.
Events[edit | edit source]
Imam Hussain stayed at al-Khuzaymiyya for one day and one night. In the morning, his sister Zainab came to him and said, “I heard a voice saying:
O eyes, do exceedingly celebrate!
Who, after me, shall the martyrs mourn?
Who shall mourn folks driven by fate To their destiny,
to fulfill a promise sworn?”
He said, “O sister! Whatever is decreed shall come to pass.”
Then, Imam al-Hussain said, "My sister! Whatever God destines will happen."
Source[edit | edit source]
Reference[edit | edit source]
- ↑ Ibn Nama, Muthir al-Ahzan, p. 23