The Silent Killers of Hussain

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He knew from the beginning
of his very first breath,
How tragically he would
be slaughtered to death.

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He saw his grandfather,
mother and father weep.
No matter what this promise
he declared to always keep.

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To rescue the nation of Ahmad,
became Hussain’s ultimate mission.
Wont the saviour arrive when he
is called to stop oppression?

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Knowing where death awaits, to the
call of those people, marched Hussain

They betrayed him due to cowardness,
leaving him slayed and broken.

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Would you not rush to help
those who are your beloved?
Then why do you question
Hussain, when he kept his word.

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You see, this was their test, by
God would Hussain be saved?
Together they could have won
against Yazid, instead they cheated.

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They were sacred from Yazid’s judgement
but now they can’t escape from God’s
How would they face Muhammad, while
letting his family remain without shrouds?

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When Alone, would you be like Ali?

 

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Alone in worship, day and
night he would remain
For alone, your souls,
one day will also be taken.

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He showed the world, the master of his
and every creation is only Allah.
While his isolation with God was
feared, he remained firm in his Salah.

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Ibn Mujlim, sought a deep desire
to marry a woman, as a condition
Accepted would be his proposed,
if completed Ali’s assassination.

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While Ali remained lost in
prayer, conversing with his Lord
Like a coward, attacked ibn Muljim
poisoning Ali with his sword.

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In this sacred month
of forgiveness, ibn Muljim
For the sake of his desires,
betrayed this religion.

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I wonder, are you and I
any different than him..
Before you put desires
above God, think again.

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When alone, would you be like Ali,
lost in his Lord’s remembrance..
Or like his killer, lost in fulfillment
of desires- chosen to be forsaken.

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