(May Allah be pleased
By Attiyah Rashid
Publisher: Ta-Ha Publishers Ltd. (UK)
Pages: 40 Binding: Paperback
A sensitive and moving account of the
struggle of the Prophet Muhammad’s (saas) grandson, Hussein ibn ‘Ali and
his followers in the events leading up to the tragic Battle of Karbala.
Recommended for ages 9 and over.
The Prophet may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, 'Recognition of
the family of Muhammad is freedom from
the Fire. Love of the family of Muhammad crossing over the Sirat.
Friendship for the family of Muhammad is safety
from the Fire.'
One of the ‘ulama said,
“Recognition’ in this case means recognising their place in relation to the
Prophet, may Allah
bless him and grant him peace. Recognition of that brings with it recognition of
the rights and respect that are due to
them because of it.
‘Umar ibn Abi
Salama said that, Allah wants to remove impurity from you, people of the House',
(33:33) was revealed
in Umm Salama’s house.
summoned Fatima, Hasan and Hussein and enfolded them in a garment and Ali
was behind him. Then he said, “0 Allah! These are the people of my House, so
remove all impurity from them and purify
them completely!” (At—Tirmidhi).
(Ash-Shifa of Qadi Tyad: II, 3.5, p241.)
And may the blessings and peace of Allah be on
the Prophet Muhammad, his wives, and on his family, and on
his companions, and on all who follow him. Amin.