|15th Shawwal : the Martyrdom Anniversary of Hadrat Hamzah (A.S.)
The great hero of Islam and the uncle of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.), Hadrat Hamzah (A.S.) was martyred in the Battle of Uhud on 7th Shawwal in 3rd Hijrah.
The Battle of Uhud was one of the battles on which the future of Islam depended. The Battle of Badr laid the foundation of the Islamic state, but the Battle of Uhud was about to destroy the foundation. But Imam Ali (A.S.), the Lion of God with his great bravery saved the life of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) and the Kuffars were defeated in their plans.
In appreciation of the bravery of Imam Ali (A) the voice of the angel Jibraeel (A) was heard from above saying, "There is no warrior except Ali; there is no sword except Zulfiqar."
15th Shawwal: The Heavenly Departure of Hadrat Abdul Azeem Hasani (A.S.)
Hadrat Abdul Azim Hasani(A.S.), the Great Shi'ite traditionist and theologian passed away on 15th Shawwal 252 Hijri and was buried in Rayy city near Tehran.
Millions of the lovers of the Holy Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) from all parts of the world every year visit the holy shrine of Hadrat Abdul Azim Hasani(A.S.).
Hadrat Abdul Azim Hasani(A.S.) was born in 173(A.H.) in the sacred city of Madinah and 79 years of his fruitful life was simultaneous with the periods of four infallible Holy Imams(A.S.) i.e. Imam Musa al-Kazim(A.S.),Imam Reza(A.S.),Imam Muhammad Taqi al-Jawad(A.S) and Imam Ali un-Naqi al-Hadi(A.S.).He enjoyed the holy presence of these Imams and narrated numerous hadiths(traditions) from them.