Hazrat Imam Hussain-bin-Ali (razi allah tala anhu) was the grandson of Prophet Mohammad Peace be upon him), third Imam, greatest of all martyrs and the son of Hazrat Fatima (razi allah tala anha) and Hazrat Ali (razi allah tala anhu). He was born in the city of Madina. When the Prophet (Peace be upon him) received the news of his birth, he went and called for the child to call azan and prayer in his ears.His parents named him “HARAB” but the prophet (Peace be upon him) didn’t like this name and replaced it with “Hussain.” His childhood was filled with various emotional incidents of Prophet’s love and affection for him. Holly prophet used to let him play in his lap and ride on his shoulders. Prophet had a special degree of love for him and used to visit daily to see both his grandsons (Hassan and Hussain). Prophet (Peace be upon him) departed from this world when Hazrat Imam Hussain was only seven years old.