The strong lady of Karbala LADY ZAINAB<sa>: Such was her strong faith that even after the events of Ashura, Lady Zainab<sa> did not let a single night pass without performing Salat al-Layl (the Night Prayer). Her prayers were so precious that as Imam Hussain<as> he was bidding farewell to the ladies, Imam Hussain<as> had asked her not to forget him in her Salat al-Layl.
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KARBALA, IRAQ - DECEMBER 13: Aerial view of Imam Hussein's shrine and Abbas ibn Ali's shrine are seen as Shi'ite people gather during the Arba'een ceremony in the holy city of Karbala, southern Iraq on December 13, 2014. Hundreds of Shiite worshippers attend religious festival ceremonies in Karbala on the anniversary of the 40th day after the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad who was killed in the Battle of Karbala in 681AD.