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Issue #7 Muharram 1430

Seventh Muharram The talisman of Imam


"Mother,
Hasan (AS)
It was the 7th of
Moharram. the desert tomorrow Uncle Qasim was disappointed and went to
sands of Kerbala were Abbas, Ali his mother for help. She reminded him of the
scorhing hot. The water Akbar and I will taveez his father had tied to his arm. Qasim
was stopped on this day defend uncle opened the taveez, and placed inside found a
from reaching the camp of Husayn. letter for Husayn, he took the letter to his
Imam Hussain (a.s.). As Mother, if I get uncle. Husayn read the letter from his brother,
the day went by, the killed please do Hassan:
children became thirsty not weep for
me." "Brother Husayn, a day will come when Islam
and the cry’s of “Al-
will need to be saved by sacrifice. Husayn, I
Atash! Al-Atash!” came
Umm Farwa replied, will not be alive on that day, however my son,
more frequent. The "My son although I Qasim will be there. It is my wish that Qasim
companions of Imam dearly love you, I
shall not weep for should represent me on that day."
Hussain (a.s) had given
you. Nothing will Imam looked at Qasim and said "My dearest
their life, they were make me prouder Qasim how can I stop you now. Go, Qasim,
shaheed-e-kerbala but than to see my son
give his life for go." He took Qasim to Bibi Zainab.
there were no more left
Islam".
to fight for Islam. By
Zuhr, only the family of
"Zainab, bring me Hassan's abaa and
Imam Hussain was left.
his turban."
Of the remaining able men to fight was a 14
Husayn dressed
year old boy named Qasim. He is the son of
Qasim with
our second Imam, Imam Hasan (as). Qasim,
sought the permission to enter the battlefield
Hassan's abaa In This Issue
(cloak) and
from his mother, Umme Farwah. He then went
turban.
to his uncle Imam Hussain to ask permission
to fight. Imam looked at the young boy and
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said "Qasim, you are young. You are the only Qasim
child of your mother. Qasim, you are my • Crossword
brother's son. I have promised my brother to goes to
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look after you. My darling Qasim, you are the
image of my brother. You remind me of
battle.
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Hassan. No, Qasim, no. I cannot allow you to Imam said to
die." his sister
"Zainab! Look
at Qasim,
doesn't he look
handsome? He
looks just like our uncle “Ya Hussain!
brother Hassan." Ya Hussain”. Hussain
Tears flowed from and Abbas rushed to
Husayn's and Zainab's the battlefield. The
eyes as they enemies saw them
remembered their coming and got
brother. scared, there was
Husayn then dressed confusion and horses
Qasim with the started running all
battlefield uniform over, the body of
and gave him the Qasim was trampled
weapons. Qasim was by the horses. Hussain
so young that his kept shouting for his
sword touched the newphew “Qasim!”
ground as he walked. “Qasim!” but Qasim DOWN
He could not mount did not respond. When ACROSS 1 Imam Hussain (AS)
his horse on his own. the enemy withdrew 3 Hazrat Qasim gave __________ hazrat
Abbas, his uncle Hussain saw the body the ________ from Qasim from going
helped him mount the of Qasim scattered Imam Hasan to into battle
horse. Though he was across the land. He Imam Hussain 2 Hazrat Qasims
young, Qasim was the took off his abaa and 4 Hazrat Qasim's mother
son of Hasan, the gathered the body of father 5 Hasan dressed
grandson of Imam Ali his beloved nephew. 6 The number of Qasim in Hussain's
(as) and he was Hazart Abbas helped days Qasim was __________
trained by Hazart him carry it back to thirsty
Abbas. the camp. When they
He fought bravely reached the camp, the
against the enemies of Imam cried for his
Islam. They were sister “Zainab!”
frightened by the “Zainab!, my heart is
strength and bravery broken. I have no
of such a young boy. strength left to carry
The army of Yazid the body of Qasim.
could not overpower Ask umma Fizza to
him. Finally a help you take his body
cowardly solider came back to the tent”
from behind and Seeing the body of
struck Qasim in the Qasim, they began to
head with a sword. cry and do matam for
him.
Ya Shaheed Ya “Wa Qasima! Wa
Shaheed Qasima! Wa
Qasima!”…………..
Qasim could INNA LILLAHE WA
bear to fight no more, INNA ELAIHI
thirsty for three days RAJEOON
he fell off his horse. .
He cried out for his
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Hazrat Qasim
H X K P S R P C A Q A T L C H
J N O C O F V W J W P A J A G
I P B D B I R N E V F L W O D
I M A M H A S A N O W I C A N
R E T Y F D U C U V Z S G S K
K T K E M H A R A X A M T F L
Q A M U Q D T D V T T A N L H
I M M D V E W R X Y T N C E Y
U X C A E H T O T B H E S L S
M G U N M F S W U A J R R W Q
W U T Q Z A N S W U O H I E K
S D E W G B F S H H I K I B D
L D F K X P K K M N G J G F H
Z L X O M E D X P M O V G Q D
I M I S A Q R W A D Z A M E R

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IMAM-HASAN QASIM SCATTERED
SWORD TALISMAN UMME-FARWA