In analyzing the ultimate purpose of life, our scholars have slight variations in the manner in which this most important subject in life is discussed and analyzed.
That being said, over here we find that Lady Zainab (s.a) has a clear role and therefore she goes ahead, even though her husband stayed behind
Husayn (a.s) wants to rescue this Ummah through martyrdom. Husayn (a.s) diagnosed that this Ummah has a dying situation.
People responded to the challenge of Imam Husayn (a.s) by saying that the system of leadership allows us to perform Hajj, and allows us to read Salaah
In the rest of this discussion, I would like to say that this change which Imam Husayn (a.s) wanted, is not limited to external change.
This is another very important inspiration from Karbala. An appropriate synonym relevant to Karbala is Baseerat. Spirituality is very much connected to Baseerat,
But in Karbala these people traveled a journey that most can’t achieve in a lifetime – they traveled it overnight!! They flew with Imam Husayn (a.s) to Allah.
At the time of the delivery of his speech, at least 200 sahabah or companions of Prophet Muhammad (sawa) were present
Ayatullah Mutahhari used to say that we should not only emphasize the tragic aspect of Karbala – because then the heroes of Karbala will be
Based on the above mentioned analysis, it is very possible that out of the worst societies, the best people are able to emerge!