Author: Ayatullah Muhammad Mahdi Asifiashura

Translated by: Umar Kumo

Publishers: Ahl-ul-Bayt (a.s.) World Assembly

Description: A book of insightful analysis of the concepts and values behind the tragedy of Karbala. Includes chapters on understanding Ashura as a day of separation that classified people into different groups, meditations of Imam Husayn’s speeches and letters, the political and social goals behind the uprising, and how the conflict requires human beings to take a firm stand. A book that makes the reader think beyond the historical details of the tragedy.

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