By Wajiha Haider
Fought on the lands of Karbala, the story of martyrdom of Hussain ibn Ali (the grandson of Prophet Muhammad) along with his family and companions still inspires many and breaks their heart too!
The onset of Islamic New Year in 61 AH (680 CE), Muharram did not begin with gaiety! It was the duration when Hussain ibn Ali travelled to Karbala from Kufah, Iraq along with his family including women, children as young as 6 month old along with his companions.
Ashura, the 10th of the first month observed...