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Sheikh Zakzaky explains the sermon of Imam Ali bn Husain(AS) at Yazid Palace

On Day 26 of Ashura Gathering, the Leader of the Islamic Movement Sheikh Zakzaky explained the sermon of Imam Ali bn Husain(AS) at the palace after the speech by Sayyidah Zainab (SA). 

One of the Yazid’s men  climbed up  and started praising Yazid and his parents. Then the Imam challenged him for following the order of creature in disobeying God.

The Imam Further seek the permission of Yazid to deliver a speech in which there is consent of Allah in it. In the beginning Yazid refused, for fear of what the Imam would say. He feared that the Imam would expose Yazid and his parents. However, Yazid was persuaded by his palace men to allow the Imam to speak.  Yazid even said the Imam is a person who was brought up by a pure family who possessed knowledge.

Imam Aliy Bn Husain(AS) climbed the pulpit and delivered a sermon full of wisdom. He started by explaining the undisputed qualities of Ahlulbayt which include knowledge, Patience, forgiveness, wisdom, braveness, their Love in the hearts of Believers.

They were blessed with more 7 qualities which is among them is the Prophet (SAW), Siddiqu belong to Ahlubayt(imam Ali) and Tayyar (Jafar Tayyar(AS), the lion of Allah and Prophet -(Hamzah), grandchildren of the Prophet(AS)-Hasan and Husain(AS), the Leader of Ladies of the Worlds (Fatimah Az-Zahra) and  the guide of the Ummah (Mahdi AJ) -all from the Ahlulbayt too.

These  are qualities and blessings given to none except Ahlulbayt(AS).

The Imam further expressed lineage because most of the people around did not know who is. He expressed  "Those who know me, know me. Those who do not know me, then know that I am the son of Mecca and Mina. I am the son of Zamzam and Safa. I am the son of him who gave Zakat to the poor. I am the son of the best of those who have ever put on Ihram and performed ceremonies of Hajj. I am the son of he who was taken on the night journey from house of Allah to the Mosque of Aqsa and then to Miraj. I am the son of him who was taken by Gibrael to the Lote-tree of the boundary (Sidratul Muntaha).

"I am the son of Muhammad Mustafa(SAWA). I am the son of Ali Al-Murtaza(a.s.) who fought the polytheists in the battle till they submitted to Islam and fought in the presence of the Prophet until his sword was broken and to whom Zulfikar was given. I am the son of he who had the honour to migrate twice in Islam. I am the son of Fatima the best women of the world..

Later the Imam explained Imam he is the son of the one who was punished with thirsty to death; the son of whom the heaven and earth wept for him; the son of whom his family were taken to Damascus as captives etc…

The effect of the speech was so powerful that everybody around began to weep and to blame Yazid. Yazid was afraid that if the Imam continued his speech, there would be problem that could lead to a revolution and revolt. So, he asked muadhim to call to prayer just to interrupt Imam’s sermon.

When people knew that Yazid killed Ahlulbayt as explained by Imam Ali As-Sajjad(AS) they invoked the curse of Allah upon Yazid.