Karbala: The pivotal of intercession and salvation of the mankind

Allah (SWT) has had a plan to uplift the level of the magnificence of mankind as His best creature, no doubt that the human being was not created without any purpose. Allah creates it to manage the earth being the caretaker. The Adam (A.S.) being the first man and a Prophet dwelled on earth as Khalifat ul Arz. The position of Hazrat Adam (A.S.) was challenged by Satan (Iblees) and as such disobeyed the Almighty and declared the clear intention to mislead the mankind till the day of resurrection. This challenge was accepted by the God & granted Satan the time to do so. (Referred Surah Baqra verse 30-34 with pertinent to see Surah Al Hijr verse 28-39).
Satan deceived Adam (A.S.) and caused displaced him from paradise but Allah being all knower is the best planner who had a plan to overcome and win the aforementioned challenge with the arrangement of the salvation of mankind through his beloved & chosen Holy spirits of heaven. They forever be able to prove themselves with the touchstone of loyalty towards their Creator; the Almighty, even they can willingly sacrifice not only themselves but their loved ones too. The Creator arranged holy guidance throughout for mankind through His Holy Messengers up till the last Prophet Muhammad (SAAW). Beside it, the holy spirits of heavens came into the shapes of Imams of their times & played their roles as representatives of mankind. They defeated the Iblees by giving their lives in way of Allah (SWT) to protect human being from flames of hell. They achieved the right of intercession for doomsday which will be used by the Holy Prophet (SAAW). “That Day, no intercession will benefit except [that of] one to whom the Most Merciful has given permission and has accepted his word.” (Surah Taha verse 109).
That the reward of foregoing intercession was directly interlinked as an integral part of the sacrifice. The great Prophet Ibrahim (A.S.) showed the passion for this reward from the Creator to be maintained in his lineage as the God taught him through a vision demanding the sacrifice of his prettiest thing and he believed that the prettiest thing is his firstborn son, Hazrat Ismail (A.S.). Both the great Prophets of that time willingly accept this task but Allah held it for later on time with a covenant to maintain this reward in his lineage but would not be reached to the oppressors. (Referred Surah Saffat 101-107).
The plan of the Greatest Designer (SWT) is no doubt divided into two parts, one is of divine guidance for human being’s training & the second one is of their salvation with intercession. The first part relates to the divine guidance through the messengers of Allah Almighty has completed on the event of Ghadeer. “This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion.” [Surah al-Ma`idah 5:3]. Returning of Holy Prophet (SAAW) from the Last Hajj, this most important declaration was made at central way of pilgrims, ‘The Ghadeer-e-Khum’ by holding up the hand of Imam Ali (A.S.) and declared publicly in Muslims of that time, “Whomsoever’s Maula I am, this Ali is also his Maula.” This was done on clear directions of Almighty Allah (SWT). “O Messenger! Deliver what has been revealed to you from your Lord; & if you do it not, then you have not delivered His message, & Allah will protect you from the people; surely Allah will not guide the unbelieving people.” [Surah Al Ma’idah 5:67]
Unbiased and analytical approach to the historical chain of events just after the Ghadeer and the Last Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAAW) reflects to understand the Tragedy of Karbala as a pivotal of divine guidance & intercession which makes clear to determine the real meaning of victory of The Almighty & defeat of devil regarding the challenge referred at start of this article.
Who will deserve the intercession of the Prophet Muhammad (SAAW) & his Holy house on Doomsday?
No doubt the people who act upon the divine guidance as they can afford as possible and on the other hand they should accept the intercession achieved by their holy representatives as they sacrificed their lives to and on the land of Karbala (Nainawa) and thereafter. The tragedy of Karbala still today is pointed out in the previous Holy books e.g. as mentioned in Gospel (Injeel).
“Don’t be afraid of what you are going to suffer. Look! The devil is going to throw some of you into prison in order to test you. You will suffer hardship for ten days. Be faithful even to the point of death, and I will give you the crown of life.” (Revelation 02:10).

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