The Story of Ashura- Sheikh Bahmanpour

The Story of Ashura- Sheikh Bahmanpour

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The story of Ashura, though a sad story, has always been the inspiration for the world's great freedom seekers and great thinkers throughout the history. Imam Hussein's (a.s) mission was as the Prophet (p.b.u.h) said, to be, "The light of guidance and the vessel of salvation" by accepting the of wounds by the spears, swords and sharp daggers, and the death of friends and children, orphanage of children. Thus the women in his family became captives. And it is such that Ashura is no longer a day, but a history.

Book Title The Story of Ashura- Sheikh Bahmanpour
Publisher Asar-E Sabz Publication
Type Books
Date Published Jul 07, 2021

The story of Ashura, though a sad story, has always been the inspiration for the world's great freedom seekers and great thinkers throughout the history. Imam Hussein's (a.s) mission was as the Prophet (p.b.u.h) said, to be, "The light of guidance and the vessel of salvation" by accepting the of wounds by the spears, swords and sharp daggers, and the death of friends and children, orphanage of children. Thus the women in his family became captives. And it is such that Ashura is no longer a day, but a history.

It is not an event but a source of inspiration for all truth-seekers and worshipers of righteousness in all times and places. The book is an illustrated narrative of the story of Karbala, although expressed in a simplified language; it is based on authentic historical sources. This book tries to draw the immortal Karbala epic in the minds of children and adolescents.

This work is addressing children and adolescents who are interested in the fight against injustice at all times and places. The book is presented in an Comic Strip and has more than 150 beautiful historic illustrations, along with short, simplified texts.

One of the proud times of the struggle against oppression and injustice in the history is narrated in this work in the form of a true story. This interesting book is one of the best works ever published in Iran in the form of a Comic Strip.

About the Author

Sheikh Mohammad Saeed Bahmanpour is a cleric and a popular speaker.  He studied sociology at LSE and Tabatabai University of Tehran in which he has obtained a Masters degree. His interest in sociology was not an intrinsic one but to answer a call from within to know more about other religions. That call eventually took charge of his life and directed him to study religion proper in Tehran and Qum seminaries and to assume clerical duties. In 1999 he was invited to Cambridge University to teach as a visiting lecturer in the Faculty of Oriental Studies.

Later, he was appointed as the principle of The Islamic College in London which has both seminary and university degrees on its educational programs. He was in that post for four years. He has taught Islamic studies both in seminary and university courses for a long time before, during and after his post at the Islamic College.

His main fields of interest are theology, Islamic mysticism, and Qur’anic sciences and exegeses, including its history and compilation. He is also interested in the history of Jesus and Mary from an Islamic perspective and has written a screenplay about the life of Mary based on the Islamic sources, which was made into a successful movie.

Another of his works on Christian history was the screenplay about The Seven Sleepers of the Cave (Ashab al-Kahf). Sheikh Bahmanpour has authored several books including Muslim Identity in the 21st Century, ed. (2001), The Idols Will Fall (2010), The Blessed Tree: The Life and Times of Fatima Daughter of Muhammad (2011), Towards Eternal Life (2015), and Understanding Sura Yasin (2018).

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