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Who killed Ali Hussain?
Shimr Ibn Thil-Jawshan
 As a consequence, Husayn was killed and beheaded in the Battle of Karbala in 680 (61AH) by Shimr Ibn Thil-Jawshan.  The anniversary of his Shahid (martyrdom) is called Ashura (tenth day of Muharram) and is a day of mourning for Shia Muslims.
Why do people cry on Muharram?
Here is why Muslims mourn on Muharram and self-flagellate themselves. Muharram, or more specifically the 10th day of the month called Muharram, is when the ceremonial mourning takes place. The Shia Muslim community mourn Imam Hussain Ali’s death by flagellating themselves with sharp objects on Muharram.
Ali was the cousin of Muhammad, and after marriage to Fatimah he also became Muhammad’s son-in-law. His father was Abu Talib and his mother was Fatimah bint Asad, but he was raised in the household of Muhammad, who himself was raised by Abu Talib, Muhammad’s uncle.
Why do Shia wear black?
Why do Shia Muslims wear black? – Quora. Peace be on you. Respectfully: They do not wear black all the times. Mostly they wear so in month of Muharram to remember the great sacrifices for truth and martyrdom of Hadhrat Imam Hussein, his family members and dears – may Allah be pleased with them.
Do Shia people spit in their food?
No Muslim denomination allows spitting on food, let alone Shia, the religion of Ahl al-Bayt, peace be upon them.
What does Hassan mean in Arabic?
The name Hassan in Arabic means ‘handsome’ or ‘good’, or ‘benefactor’. There are two different Arabic names that are both romanized with the spelling “Hassan”. Its meaning is ‘doer of good’ or ‘benefactor’.
Who is the father of Hazrat Ali?
Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib
How many died in Karbala?
He was forced to head north and encamp in the plain of Karbala on 2 October, where a larger Umayyad army of 4,000 arrived soon afterwards….
|Battle of Karbala|
|at least 4,000–5,000||70–145|
|Casualties and losses|