Zaynab bint Ali

The daughter of Ali ibn Abi Talib and Fatimah bint Muhammad (626-682)

Zaynab bint Ali (3 August 626 ‒ 29 March 682) wwas the daughter of the Ali ibn Abi Tālib and Fātimah bint Muhammad an sister of Husayn ibn Ali and Hasan ibn Ali. She was the grand-daughter of Prophet Muhammad. When her brother, Husayn, fought against Yazīd ibn Mu‘āwiya in 680 CE, Zaynab accompanied him. She played an important role in protecting her nephew, Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin, and because of this, she became known as the Heroine of Karbala.

Shrine of Zaynab bint Ali in Damascus, Syria
O my grief! Your life will be violently wrenched from you and that is more wounding to my heart and harsher to my soul.


Regarding the Advent of KarbalāEdit

Sermon in the court of YazidEdit

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