Shiite News: The Martyrdom Day of Holy Imam Hassan Askari (A.S.), the 11th divinely commissioned
Leader of Islamic Society, is being observed with religious devotion and respect in Pakistan as well as all over the world.
The 8th of Rabi-ul-Awwal, is the martyrdom day of the son of the Messenger of God, Hazrat Imam Hasan Al-Askari, peace be upon him.
He was martyred by poison while imprisoned in the city of Samarra, Iraq. He left behind his son – Living Holy Awaited Savior Imam Muhammad al-Mahdi (PBUH) the one who is awaited to bring about the heavenly rule of truth in the whole world.
Imam Mahdi (peace be upon him) has been in the veil and when God wills, he will appear and establish justice in the world.
The Occultation of Imam al-Mahdi (PBUH) refers to the belief that the last and twelfth Shi’a Imam, Imam al-Mahdi (PBUH), was disappeared. The occultation was conducted at the permission and will of God.
The son of the Prophet, may God bless him and grant him peace, Hazrat Imam Hasan Askari (peace be upon him), 11th shining star of Imamate and Wilayat and the father of the 12th Imam of the Shia world, Hazrat Imam Mahdi AJTF, whose arrival is eagerly awaited by the whole world.
Millions of pilgrims from Iraq and around the world have reached Samarra to participate in the special program of Imam Hasan Askari’s martyrdom.
There is a gathering of thousands of devotees in the shrine of Hazrat Imam Hasan Askari (peace be upon him) in Samarra.
A series of Majalis e Aza in different corners of the shrine of Imam Hassan Askari took place, in which the speakers are describing his virtues and merits.
Pilgrims coming to Samarra from different cities of Iraq are wailing and mourning individually and in processions.
On the martyrdom day of the son of the Prophet Imam Hasan Askari (peace be upon him), Azadars are also mourning in Pakistan.
In all the small and big cities of Pakistan, a series of mourning Majalis and night awakenings in different cities of the country have been started from the night of seven Rabi-ul-Awwal, in which thousands of lovers of Ahl al-Bayt participated.