Karbala and Beyond

This book contains a brief yet documented narrative of an incident that took place in Karbala’’, Iraq, in 61 A.H. (After Hijra, or Hegira)/680 A.D. It has stamped the history of the Muslim nation ever since, and it will continue to do so till the reappearance of the Awaited One, the Mahdi from among the offspring of Prophet Muhammad. It refers to a revolution against tyranny and oppression led by Imam al-Husayn son of Imam Ali ibn [son of] Abu [father of] Talib and grandson of Prophet Muhammad.

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  1. Dedication
  2. Publisher’s Preface
  3. Prologue: Eternal Struggle Between Right And Wrong
  4. Introduction
  5. Part 1: Husayn And His Foes, Martyrdom
  6. Part 2: A Summary of Post-Martyrdom Events
  7. Part 3: The Revolution’s Outcome
  8. Part 4: Husayn’s Successors - Nine Infallible Imams
  9. Conclusion
  10. Appendix: Arabic Poems Eulogizing Imam Husayn’s Martyrdom
  11. Glossary of Islamic Terms
  12. ا،أ، آ، ع, A
  13. ب, B
  14. د، ذ, D
  15. ع, E
  16. ف, F
  17. غ, G, Gh
  18. ح،ه H,
  19. إ،ع, I
  20. ج, J
  21. ك،خ K, Kh,
  22. ل, L
  23. م, M
  24. ن, N
  25. P
  26. ق, Q
  27. ر, R
  28. س،ص, S
  29. ت، ط، ذ, T
  30. أ، ع, U
  31. و, W
  32. ز،ض، ظ, Z