Status & Achievements:
Hazrat Husain (RA) was the second son of Ali and Fathima RA. He was a year younger than Hazrat Hasan (RA), his brother. He was approximately 6 years of age when Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) passed away.
Husain y narrated approximately 8 Ahadeeth. Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) referred to him as his Sibt (grandchild), his Rayhan (flower) and the leader of the youth of Jannah. He attained the lofty mantle of Shahadat (martyrdom) on Friday 10 Muharram 61 AH in the tragic battle of Karbala that took place in Iraq. He performed Hajj approximately 25 times on foot.
Husain RA had an exemplary character, was soft, generous and punctual in performing Nafl Salah, keeping optional fasts and spending on the poor.
Hazrat Ya'la ibn Murrah (RA) narrates that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said, “Husain is from me and I am from Husain. May Allah love whoever loves Husain. He is a grandson from among the grandchildren.” (Tirmizi)