One of my favourite sayings from Ali Ibn Abi Talib(RA).

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Karbala Ritual ... by Yousefaliphoto from http://500px.com/photo/216356819 - In the shrine of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) In the shrine of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) - the fourth imam of the Shiite muslims - the commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein is done by raising this symbol which is called "Shah Salam" symbolizing a greeting to the Imam. Each piece and color in this symbol has profound symbolic significance to the memory of Karbala.. More on dokonow.com.

Karbala Ritual ... by Yousefaliphoto from http://500px.com/photo/216356819 - In the shrine of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) In the shrine of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) - the fourth imam of the Shiite muslims - the commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein is done by raising this symbol which is called "Shah Salam" symbolizing a greeting to the Imam. Each piece and color in this symbol has profound symbolic significance to the memory of Karbala.. More on dokonow.com.

Atop many traditional Shia displays, you’ll find a decorative ornament shaped like a hand, known as an alam. Each finger represents one of the five figures Shias revere most: Prophet Mohammad; his daughter Fatima; his cousin Ali (also Fatima’s husband); and their two sons, Hasan and Hussein. Shias believe Ali was the rightful successor to the prophet and that only his descendants could assume the caliphate, a belief that would culminate in the Battle of Karbala. (Photo: Mohamed Sabur)

Slideshow: Ashura, the Unique Face of Shia Islam

Atop many traditional Shia displays, you’ll find a decorative ornament shaped like a hand, known as an alam. Each finger represents one of the five figures Shias revere most: Prophet Mohammad; his daughter Fatima; his cousin Ali (also Fatima’s husband); and their two sons, Hasan and Hussein. Shias believe Ali was the rightful successor to the prophet and that only his descendants could assume the caliphate, a belief that would culminate in the Battle of Karbala. (Photo: Mohamed Sabur)

Only the knowledgeable servants of Allah fear Him...Others fear everything else…

Only the knowledgeable servants of Allah fear Him...Others fear everything else…

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