A sensitive and moving account of the struggle of the Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) grandson, Hussain ibn Ali (R.A.) and his followers in the events leading up to the tragic Battle of Karbala.
This book is based on authentic historical records and originally was written in Urdu, the learned author says that there are thousands of books written on this issue but many contain unauthentic narrations, for this reason he was requested to write a brief but concise booklet.
About The Author
The Late Mufti-e-Azam of Pakistan Mufti Muhammad Shafi Sahib born in 1314/1896, graduated in 1336 AH at the age of 22 years. From the very beginning he had a natural affinity with Fiqh and Literature. In 1350 AH/1922 CE he was appointed to the Mufti's post. In 1368 AH/1949 CE he went away to Pakistan, where, as a member of the Board of Islamic Teachings in the Constituent Assembly, he helped in compiling the Islamic constitution.
In 1951 he established a seminary under the name Darul Uloom at Karachi, which is now an important and great centre of Islamic learning there.
He is the author of many books on Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh, numbering almost 200. During his tenure of office nearly 26,000 fatawas were written. His son Mufti Taqi Usmani is a wll-known Islamic personality.