On Aashura - 10th Moharram, Syedna Fakhruddin TUS delivered the 9th and 10th waaz for Ashara 1438H. Maulana addressed Mumineen as those who holdfast mohabbat of Panjetan, Aimmat Tahereen, Du’aat Mutalqeen and the Dai of our age, mohabbat ma ikhlaas na karnar, due to which we gain shafa’at of these awliyullah. Once upon a time, Imam Mohammed al-Baqir said three times with josh (fervor), “By Allah, we will do your shafa’at.” For shafa’at, they sacrificed themselves, such was the shaan of the 5th one in Panjetan. In one riwayat, Rasulullah noticed a child playing in the street, took him in his arms and kissed him. Ashaab did araz“who this child was that was granted such honor”, Rasulullah replied “this young child, he placed his head near Husain’s feet, he has such mohabbat, he will go with Husain to Karbala. Because he holds mohabbat of Husain, I have mohabbat for him. I will do shafa’at for him on qayamat.” We maintain yaqeen (conviction) that due to Husain’s matam, we will be blessed with Rasululllah’s shafa’at.
Maulana began the main bayaan reciting and explaining the ayat: “Those who carry the Throne and those around it exalt with praise of their Lord and believe in Him and ask forgiveness for those who have believed, ‘Our Lord, You have encompassed all things in mercy and knowledge, so forgive those who have repented and followed Your way and protect them from the punishment of Hellfire. Our Lord, and admit them to gardens of perpetual residence which You have promised them and whoever was righteous among their fathers, their spouses and their offspring. Indeed, it is You who is the Exalted in Might, the Wise. And protect them from the evil consequences. And he whom You protect from evil consequences that Day - You will have given him mercy. And that is the great attainment.’ " (Surat Ghafir: 7-9).
On the night of Ashura, Aqa-Husain his Ahle Bayt and Ashaab (hamalat-ul-arsh and wa-man-hawlaho), to spend the night in bandagi, spend the night pleading for forgiveness for the sins of Shia. They applied kastoori(fragrance), walwalo and josh to be fida on their Maula. And Imam Husain, Syed-ul-Abraar and Sahib-ul-Arsh, remained immersed in bandagi in khaimah. He ordered Joon to sharpen his sword. Imam Husain recited abyaat commenting on the difficult zaman, that takes with it so many lives every morning and night. Imam Ali Zainul Abedin heard the words and understood the reference to shahaadat. Maulatuna Zainab could not bear and came running, “Husain, what are you saying, due to you, Panjetan are present.” Husain, thirsty for three days, wept and told Zainab to take care of Ali Zainul Abedin, perform his khidmat. She stood with ajab shaan, in Ubaidullah’s court, when Ali Zainul Abedin was in shackles and Ubaidaullah said “what, Allah did not kill Ali?” Imam responded with an ayat from Quran Majeed “Allad does not kill, rather gives wafaat to souls.” Ubaidullah was furious and ordered for Imam to be killed, Zainab came in between, protected Ali Zainul Abedin by saying “if you want to kill him, you must kill me first.”
Similar to Karbala shuhadaa’ are Duat Mutlaqeen, Syedna Abdeali Saifuddin (43rd Dai) once said in josh (fervor) “we, Du’aat, are no less than shuhadaa’ of Karbala, Uhud and Badr.” Similar to Husain’s arsh, Du’aat are established for Imam Tayyeb’s arsh of shari’at, they guide Mumineen to maintain shari’at. 53 Dais, we remember their favors that due to them, today we remember Husain. Khuda Ta’ala states in Quran that “perform doa and I will answer.” Perform doa with yaqeen, bayaan states that if not fulfilled here, it will be fulfilled in akherat (hereafter) at which point Mumin will hope if only all my doas were fulfilled in akherat.
We take Aqa-Husain’s wasila in these days and do doa in sajda, bando is closest to Allah Ta’ala in sajda. There is no strength other than doa, it can even repel death, as Quran states “Khuda has the kitab and He can remove what He wishes, retain what He wishes.” Syedna Qutbuddin had shaan in doa, he would do so tirelessly for Mumineen, Maulana Taher Saifuddin placed his seal when he said during Lailatul Qadr: “Khuzaima ni doa mustajab che.”
When Qabeel killed Habeel, Adam Nabi cried for 40 days. Imam Ali Zainul Abedin did not cry for 40 days, or for 40 months, he cried for 40 years. Water or food was not offered but tears would flow. People would araz, Maula we fear for your life, Imam would respond “I cannot help it. I remember my father Husain’s hunger and thirst, gala ma ducha avi jai (lump forms in the throat).” When Imam Ali Zainul Abedin arrived at Madina, the crowd gathered, a chair was placed and Imam had a red rumaal (handkerchief) in his hand. He cried profusely; people would offer taziyat (condolences). He asked them to remain silent and then addressed them as ‘ay Madina na logo’ (people of Madina). “How do I tell you, my Maula, your Maula and the Maula of the world, Husain was kept hungry and thirsty and was killed in Karbala. On the 7th date, they cut off water. On the night of Ashura, Husain spent the night in bandagi. On the day of Aashura, Ashaab and Ahle Bayt were fida. Husain wed my sister Sakina with Abdullah. Abbas went to Furat with a mashki (waterskin) to obtain water but was killed after both his hands were cut. Ali Akbar was killed with a spear and sacrificed himself. My young brother Ali Asghar was murdered in the arms of Aqa Husain. What is the surprise that you cry? The 7 heavens cried, the Earth cried, fish in the sea cried, leaves on the trees cried, malaikat did matam.”
The people addressed the Imam, “son of Rasulullah, maintain sabr.” Sasa bin Suhan did seven tawaf(circumambulation) of the Imam, then the Imam rode on a horse into the city and performed ziyarat of Rasulullah. Maulana ended the waaz on the shahadat of Imam Husain