By Syed Mohamad Masoom - XKP
In Islam, the worth and importance of an individual isn't really relating to the worldly bounties possessed by way of him. particularly, his worthy and value is gauged by means of the parameters of right ideals, stable deeds, ethics and morality. concerning Hazrat Abbas (a.s.), Imam Sadeq (a.s.) informs, “Our uncle, Abbas (a.s.), had entire perception. His trust used to be very company and unflinching. He fought with my
(great-grand) father, Imam Husain (a.s.).”
(Nafasul Mahmoom p. 332)
If an Imam (a.s.) extols someone’s perception and trust and expresses his attachment in the direction of him (our uncle Abbas), you can still become aware of the greatness of the idea of the sort of individual. within the above culture, Imam (as)
prides over the assumption of Hazrat Abbas (as) and his relation with him in the course of the time period ‘our uncle Abbas’.
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A few of them felt pity and their eyes packed with tear. yet Shemr shouted: O son of Ali, if the land is filled with water, and lower than our keep watch over, we are going to by no means provide a drop of it to you, except youaccept to pay homage to Yazid. What Abbas may say or do opposed to numerous vileness, meanness and indecency? He lower back to his brother andinformed him approximately their obstinacy. He heard back the voice of youngsters: water, water, …. Abbas discovered that with those dry lips, faded faces and susceptible eyes, they're topic to demise. He couldn't think that Abbas is alive, and youngsters of Imam to be in such situation? He fastened at the horse. positioned a water bag on his shoulder, and took the sword and raid towards Euphrates. He rushed so vigorously that tore their encirclement and reached water. crammed the water bag to carry it to the waterless tents and dry lips. His center used to be burning of thirst, and the cool and delightful water of Euphrates used to be waving earlier than him. He sought after totake a few water together with his fingers and drink, yet surf of humanitarian feeling and a wave of constancy welled in his mind,and remembered the thirsty lips of Imam Hossein and his childrens. Shall he drink or no longer? It used to be the trial of fidelityand fight of mind and love. Abbas and Hossein’s lifestyles was once comparable. They have been one spirit in our bodies. How the trustworthy Abbas may well drink fromthe friendly water of Euphrates, whereas Hossein’s lips are dried of thirst? by no means, a loyal brother shall no longer achieve this. He addressed himself: O my self! You shall now not be alive after Hossein! Hossein is topic to demise and martyrdom, and do you need todrink cool water? by means of God, this isn't my creed. He poured water into Euphrates, and didn't drink water remembering Hossein’s thirst to obtain martyrdom thirsty like his brother, and thereby to be the true instructor of constancy. He placed the leather-based bag on his shoulder and moved in the direction of the tents. Guards of Euphrates River blocked his manner. Abbas had no substitute retailer battling with them. The wrestle begun among the water-carrier of Karbala and people vile males. His palms have been reduce within the approach of honor and chivalry to allow the pen of background to jot down those virtues for him at the financial institution of the ever-running flow of goodness. The hand raised for help of fact and assisting Hossein, from which issued bounty and grandeur, and had long past to carry water, used to be lower, yet his direction was once no longer minimize. His religion was determined, andhis target, everlasting. Abbas had sworn to help faith and Imam endlessly. He used to be too to supply water for the tent and quench the thirsty males to deal with preserving his existence. as soon as Abalfazl roared to terrify the assailants, and as soon as he ranted. The roars of Abbas within the conflict box used to be the extract of all shouts of fact seekers chocked again. Abbas persevered his wrestle having sword at his left hand. one of many forces of enemy, referred to as Hakim Ebne Tofail, ready in an ambush in the back of a palm tree, struck Abalfazl’s lefthand, and it used to be reduce. yet Abbas didn't lose his wish, and ranted so: O, my self! Don’t worry the unbelievers!