IMAM HUSSAIN-the true Imam
Author: MUFTI HAFIDH SYED ZIAUDDIN NAQSHBANDI,
Professor of Islamic Law JAMIA NIZAMIA, Founder of Abul Hasanaat Islamic Research Centre
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>> Introduction
>> The superiority and excellence of the Prophet’s Family
>> Love of the Prophet’s Family and His Companions is a sign of the Ahle Sunnah
>> What kind of love?
>> Love of the Prophet’s Family and the Companion is a practice of the Ahle Sunnah
>> Sermon on the love of Prophet’s Family after returning from the Hujjatul Wada’a
>> Hurting the Companion is hurting the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam)
>> Imam Hussain's truthfulness
>> Disrespect of the Prophet’s Family leads to misguidance and destruction of faith
>> The lover of the Imams, Hasan And Hussain, (may Allah be well pleased with them) is also in paradise
>> Superiority and excellence of Imam Hussain (May Allah be well pleased with him) Glad tidings of his birth
>> Hasan and Hussain are heavenly names
>> Imams Hasan and Hussain are the beauty of Jannah
>> Love of the Imams is a guarantee of the love of Allah Most High
>> The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) stopped the sermon for Imams, Hasan And Hussain (May Allah be well pleased with them)
>> The Prophet's deep love for Imam Hussain
>> Yazid in light of the Hadith and history
>> My Ummah will be destroyed at the hands of a few lads of Quraish
>> Ask for Allah’s protection against the rule of lads
>> Yazid ordered the martyrdom of Imam Hussain–A confession by Ibn Zyad
>> Yazeed poked at the teeth of Imam Hussain
>> We feared that stones would fall from the sky
>> We are coming from such a person who has no regard for religion
>> Persecuting the people of Madina
>> Allah’s curse is on the one who frightens the people of Madina
>> Yazid’s army stoned the Ka’aba
>> Shariah Ruling on addressing Yazid with "Radhiallahu Anhu"
>> Punishment for the one who addresses Yazid as "Radhiallahu Anhu"
>> The siege of Constantinople – In which siege did Yazid participate?
>> First interpretation of this Hadith
>> Second interpretation of this Hadith
>> First attack on Constantinople
>> Second attack on Constantinople
>> Third attack on Constantinople
>> In which siege did Yazid participate
>> A Doubt and its answer
>> Yazid did not participate sincerely even in the later battles
>> A question for the supporters of Yazid
>> Conclusion

 
 
Conclusion

Conclusion

 

The Hadith-Masters have interpreted the Hadith "the first army from my Ummah to attack the city of Caesar is forgiven" in many ways.  One of them is that the city if Caesar mentioned in the Hadith is not Constantinople, but Hims, which was the capital city of the Roman Empire in the era of the Prophet, as given in Fath Ul Bari.  This city was conquered in the caliphate of Hadhrat Umar (May Allah be well pleased with him).

 

Even if it is accepted as Constantinople according to the opinion given by other interpreters, Yazid is still not included in the forgiveness, as Yazid did not participate in the first siege of Constantinople.

 

The first siege of Constantinople took place in 32 Hijri under Hadhrat Ameer Mu‘awiyah (May Allah be well pleased with him).  The second siege took place in 43 Hijri under the command of Hadhrat Busr bin Artaah (May Allah be well pleased with him).  The third siege took place in 44 or 46 Hijri under the command Hadhrat ‘Abdur Rahman bin Khalid bin Walid (May Allah be well pleased with him).  Yazid did not participate in any of these attacks.

 

There are 4 opinions about Yazid’s participation in the attack on Constantinople – in 49, 50, 52 or 55 Hijri  Even if any of them is accepted as true, then Yazid cannot be said to have participated in the first siege as the first siege took place in 32 Hijri.  Therefore, Yazid is not included in the forgiveness mentioned in the Hadith.

 

May Allah put the love of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) in our hearts and bless it with the love of the Prophet’s Family, the elders of our religion, the saints and the virtuous folk and protect our faith from all kinds of trials, tribulations and make us follow the Book of Allah and the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam). 

 

 

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