In fact it is on account of Imam Hussain's remembrance, every year, we know who the Holy Prophet Mohammad (S.A.W.), Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib
(A.S.), Fatima Zahra (S.A.) are, and what were their true substance, style and wisdom.
The pilgrims gathered in the holy city to mourn the martyrdom of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib
(AS), who passed away on the 21st day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan around 14 centuries ago.
A palavra "shua" significa partidario, seguidor, logo todos os xiitas sao partidarios do imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib
. A divisao entre xiitas e sunitas ocorreu apos a morte de Muhammad, com a questao da sucessao na lideranca da comunidade islamica.
The newspaper last Wednesday published an op-ed article expressing doubts the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) had appointed a successor - a statement that contradicts the beliefs of Shia Muslims, who believe the Holy Prophet (PBUH) designated Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib
, his son-in-law, to lead followers of Islam after his death.
Shiite Muslims believe Muhammad designated Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib
, his son-in-law, as the leader of the Islamic society.