Faith Moves Mountains, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. faith moves mountains they say for a better world of peace for our children our children's children we pray save them from evil forces that bomb humanity to have a field day demoralization spiritual decay rules of a game they do not obey terrorism a game that they play glorifying a fidayeen for his gory display dreams robbed peace unclothed running about on the streets today all is fair in politics and war says the board on mans soul in total dismay man a hunter also the prey
Ghame Hussain..Vintage Pain, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. sweeping the heart sweeping the brain in memory of hussain the grandson of the holy prophet who by his followers was brutally slain on the soul of islam an irremovable blood stain his killers blood stained hands yazidi reign a short term profit no long term gain a gruesome murder simple and plain tears on a tragic terrain karbala now in embedded in our hearts remain blood flowing from the river Euphrates into the Mashke Sakina as it drains after karbala after the carnage sham sham sham snatched ridas women children an imam in chains
The Eunuchs at Karbala, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. while shimr straddled on imam hussains chest cutting the revered neck with a blunt blade at yazids behest such was his bloody quest the eunuchs so called muslims of yazids army watched but did not protest silent lips guilty conscience you know the rest karbala a mothers robbed nest the tears of the shias that she has blessed a cry of pain from our bleeding backs bleeding heads bleeding breasts hussain is humanity yazidiyat is terrorism for 1400 years we have stressed azadari e hussain when the Imam comes to Mumbai as our guest riding on a spiritual crest a pledge with our lives we hereby attest terrorism we all detest yes we are shias you have rightly guessed
These are hands weighing 30 kg, the bracelets are all welded carbonised steel, they cannot be removed , and on his feet another 35 kg, also welded, the only buffer on his feet is a cloth bandadge so as not to peel the skin of his feet .
He has aged , his penance in memory of the fourth Shia Imam Zainul Abedin Sayyede Sajjad the surviving son of Hazrat Imam Hussain.Did he really survive Karbala - yes he did. It was Sham - Damscus where the womanhood of Islam was betrayed, that prematurely killed the fourth Imam from within and without.
He aged his hair turned white overnight , he could do nothing weak , bedridden and await deliverance from the evil deeds of Yazid his captor. And being the Imam of his time see his sister 3 year old Sakina cry and ultimately die languishing in a cell. Even Zainab the indomitable Sister of Hussain took her strength from her nephew and her Imam.. Sayyade Sa…
a bawa a beggar poet in chains pirouetting on the sounds of silence on the chant of ya hussain ya hussain syede sajjad burning sands manacled more pain the fourth imam sham sham sham he cries out aloud to ali the father of hussain his grand father the conqueror of khyber man kunto maulah reverbrating again and again was it all in vain live like ali die like hussain lanat on yazid beshumar lanat on the killers of ali and hussain
He has chains permanently around his waist stomach , legs and hands in memory of the Shia Imam Zainul Abedin surviving son of Imam Hussain, after the Imam was martyred at Karbala and after the carnage the genocide perpetuated on the Grandson of the Holy Prophet by Yazid Caliph of the Umayad Dynasty .. Zainul Abedin the ladies of the Imams household children chained manacled treated like slaves were bough from Karbala to Sham , Damascus in Syria at the Court of Yazid,
It is the memory of this indignity , this heavy burden that Zanjir Bawa a Sunni Muslim carries as memory of Zainul Abedin the Shia fourth Imam.
Zanjir bawa cannot remove the chains , cannot bathe but his body does not stink and if he bangs his head the adjoining area begins smelling of attar ...and I have known Zanjir Bawa for many years sadly I have not seen h…