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Thousands of African Shias Commemorate Birthday Anniversary of Hazrat Fatima

Tens of thousands Shiite Muslims in Zaria, Nigeria commemorated auspicious birth anniversary of Hazrat Fatima at Husainiyyah Baqiyyatullah on Tuesday the 30th April 2013.

The Leader of the Shia Islamic Movement highlighted on the sublime status of al-Zahra (SA) as described by her beloved father the holy Prophet in his sayings as recorded in Islamic books.

Sheikh Zakzaky read some of Hadith regarding the status of Sayyidah Az-Zahra which includes the followings merits:

- God Almiight created creations because Fatimah by devine decree;

-Sayyidah Fatimah is Purest amongs the creation;

-Love of Fatimah is ransome from the hell fire;

-Poverty has not place in a house with names like Muhammad, Hasan, Husain, ALi or Fatimah, etc

The Leader of the Islamic Movement also cleared fabrications regarding her marriage. For the extraordinary virtues of Sayyidah Fatima(SA), the beloved daugher of the Prophet(SA), and her nobility some elders among the companions of the Prophet propose her to the Prophet; but all heard negative answers. The Prophet was ordered to tell them that only Ali is her match in marriage.

The Leader called on the Muslims to follow the foot step of Fatimah Az-Zahra(SA) being the role model.

Source: (Ahlul Bayt News Agency)