Lady Of Mouqawamah, Lady of Haqq: Happy 1,393rd Birthday To Sayyeda Zaynab al-Kubra (A.S)

by Jonathan Azaziah

If you want to know the embodiment of Ezzedine; the personification of principled; the representation of resistant; the manifestation of might; the typification of towering; the symbolization of strength and the illustration of incandescent, then we shall tell you HER name: Sayyeda Zaynab al-Kubra (A.S.), the granddaughter of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W.), the daughter of Imam Ali (A.S.) and Lady Fatima (A.S.), and the sister of Imam Hassan (A.S.) and Imam Hussein (A.S.) The Heroine of Karbala. The Dame of Dauntlessness and the Dame of Defiance. The Matriarch of Mumana’a and the Brilliant Brightness of Banu Hashim. Today is her 1,393rd birthday and there aren’t enough wishes in the 14 centuries that have passed since the love of the Zahra (A.S.) and Haydar al-Karrar (A.S.) culminated in her being that we can send upon her. Nor are there enough words in all the world’s languages and dialects for us to express how proud we are to be at her service. The Mother of Mouqawamists, she isn’t just the revolutionary woman of revolutionary women. She’s the revolutionary of revolutionaries, PERIOD. Not the warrioress of warrioresses. But the warrior of warriors, PERIOD. And not just the lioness of lionesses and the tigress of tigresses, but the lion of lions and the tiger of tigers, PERIOD. Lady Zaynab (A.S.) isn’t just an individual. She’s the transhistorical, living, transcendental spirit of revolution.

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