The Captivity Journey

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The book The Captivity Journey provides a situation for knowing the heroes of the immortal battle of Karbala, as well as the course of events and facts preceding it, using both logical and emotional language.

About the author[edit | edit source]

This book is compiled and translated by the Institute of the Master of Martyrs (A.S).

About the book[edit | edit source]

The present booklet, published in The Society of Islamic Cultural Knowledge First Edition: 2010, has 99 pages and provides an accurate and deep analysis of such events like battle of Karbala whether having preceded, accompanied, or followed the tenth day of Moharram. It is an essential introduction to pave the way to understanding the requisites of such renaissance, in addition to its circumstances, effects and results.

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The Aftermath of the Hussainy Epic, 61 A.H.[edit | edit source]

The author tries to examine that the heroes of the ongoing strive (Jihad) on the path of Karbala and its method are different than the heroes of the battle of Karbala. He brings some manifestations of the divine wrath after the murder of Imam Hussain. At the following there are details of the despoilment of Imam Hussain’s camp by enemy soldiers.

The Depart of the Rest of the Hussain Convoy from Karbala to Kufa[edit | edit source]

After killing Imam Hussain, the family and children of Imam Hussain were sent to Kufa while were treated just like the captives of Turkish or Rome in such tragic and distressing captivity.

The Speeches of the Family of Prophecy (R) in the Streets of Kufa[edit | edit source]

When Al-Aqeela Zeinab saw that the huge crowds of the people of Kufa had filled up the streets, she precipitated explaining what had happened to the family of the Prophet, and she held them responsible for breaking their promise and allegiance and causing the killing of the beloved grandson of the Messenger of Allah.

Indications in the Stances of the Ahlu El-Bayt R[edit | edit source]

In this part it is shown that there are some indications in many of the responses that were shown in Ahlu el-Bayt’s speeches like supreme courage and strong believe in Allah.

The Medina of the Prophet (P) Meeting the Returnees[edit | edit source]

The captives of Ahlu el-Bayt prepared for returning to Medina; the speeches that were delivered by them was the main subject in all the groups’ meetings and the sittings. Thus, the people of Sham got to know the cruelty of Yazeed and his slyness, and the Sham community became like the boiling lava against the oppressing regime. So, Yazeed thought seriously of a way to get rid of the problem of the presence of Ahlu El-Bayt in Sham. Yazeed ordered Al-Noueman Bin Bashir to prepare the captives with everything they needed, and he asked him to send with them a good and trustworthy person from Sham to accompany them to Medina.

The Remaining of the Hussain Convoy in Karbala[edit | edit source]

When the Imam Hussain’s family left Sham and reached Iraq, they went to Karbala and held memorial processions in the land of Taff for three consecutive days, and accordingly it became a good tradition that continued from that time until now.

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