Maqtal al-Husayn

A detailed and authentic account of the tragedy of Karbala and the sacrifice of Imam Husayn (a).

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  1. Author’s Biography
  2. Al-Husayn’s Uprising
  3. The Prophets are on Al-Husayn’s Side
  4. The Intention to Kill
  5. The Verse of Perdition
  6. Al-Husayn’s Prior Knowledge of His Martrydom
  7. Al-Husayn: A Conqueror
  8. Al-Husayn Among His Companions
  9. Al-Husayn on the Taff Day
  10. Desertion Permitted
  11. The Shari’a Survided through Al-Husayn
  12. Mourning Al-Husayn
  13. Feign Weeping
  14. Prostrating on the Turba
  15. Legislating the Ziyarat
  16. Preferring Them over all Others
  17. Composing Poetry in Their Memory
  18. The Question of Marching With the Family
  19. ‘Alawides Revolutions
  20. The Epic of Karbala’
  21. Yazid, Son of Mu’awiyah
  22. Men Expressing Fear for Al-Husayn
  23. The Will
  24. Departure from Medina
  25. In Mecca
  26. The Kufians Letters
  27. Al-Husayn Responds
  28. Muslim Starts his Trip
  29. Entering Kufa
  30. The Oath of Allegiance
  31. Muslim’s Stand
  32. Hani’s Stand
  33. Muslim’s Uprising
  34. al-Mukhtar is Jailed
  35. Muslim at the House of Taw’a
  36. Muslim Meets Ibn Ziyad
  37. The Journey to Iraq
  38. Karbala’
  39. Ibn Ziyad Meets Al-Husayn
  40. Ibn Ziyad Delivers a Speech
  41. Al-Husayn Meets the Kufians
  42. The Seventh Day
  43. Conceit of Ibn Sa’d
  44. Calumny of Ibn Sa’d
  45. Al-Shimr’s Oppressiveness
  46. Security
  47. Banu Asad
  48. Day Nine
  49. Those Whose Conscience is Free
  50. The Night Preceeding ‘Ashura
  51. ‘Ashura
  52. Al-Husayn on ‘Ashura
  53. The First Campaign
  54. Martrydom of Ahl al-Bayt
  55. Campaign of the Family of Abu Talib
  56. The Master of Martyrs on the Battle Field
  57. Post Martrydom Events
  58. The Eleventh Night in the Company of al-Husayn (‘a)
  59. The Looting
  60. The Steed
  61. The Severed Heads
  62. Departing from Karbala’
  63. Kufa
  64. The Burial
  65. At The Governor's Mansion
  66. The Captives Taken To Syria
  67. In Syria
  68. Back to Medina
  69. The Severed Head Rejoins the Body
  70. The Arba’in
  71. A Summary of the Marks of a Mu’min
  72. In Medina
  73. Conclusion
  74. Eulogies
  75. Glossary