Karbobala: Bismillah Lyrics

Karbobala Karbobala:
Bismillah Bismillah

The Prophet’s lesson taught by Husayn as they headed to fulfil their destiny

Karbobala Karbobala:
Bismillah Bismillah

What did the Prophet teach in the initial sermons: Bismillah Bismillah
Before he held Husayn for the first time: Bismillah Bismillah
And when he took his hand for Mubahila: Bismillah Bismillah

Karbobala Karbobala:
Bismillah Bismillah

What did Husayn say before he spoke to Muslim: Bismillah Bismillah
Before his emissary left for Kufa: Bismillah Bismillah
When Imam started planning his journey: Bismillah Bismillah
When he helped the ladies onto the camels: Bismillah Bismillah
What did they say on leaving Medina: Bismillah Bismillah
Before entering Mecca-e-Muazzama: Bismillah Bismillah
On continuing his journey from Mecca: Bismillah Bismillah
Before he replied to Hur Ar-Riya: Bismillah Bismillah
On entering Karbobala: Bismillah Bismillah

Karbobala Karbobala:
Bismillah Bismillah

The tents were raised in Karbobala with: Bismillah Bismillah
The flag was raised by the flag-bearer with: Bismillah Bismillah
The sermon was commenced on the night before with: Bismillah Bismillah
They started the amals which went through the night with: Bismillah Bismillah
Hur stepped into Al-Husayn’s camp with: Bismillah Bismillah

Karbobala Karbobala:
Bismillah Bismillah

The Adhan started at dawn on Ashura with: Bismillah Bismillah
Al-Husayn’s army repelled the first attack with: Bismillah Bismillah
When Zohr came Imam started prayers with: Bismillah Bismillah

Karbobala Karbobala:
Bismillah Bismillah

Kassim left the camp for the battlefield with: Bismillah Bismillah
Imam raced to his call followed by Abbas with: Bismillah Bismillah
Imam laid his cloak to pick Kassim up with: Bismillah Bismillah

Karbobala Karbobala:
Bismillah Bismillah

Then Akber left to fight for the truth with: Bismillah Bismillah
The Imam followed him as any father would with: Bismillah Bismillah
Soon he pulled a spear from Akber’s chest with: Bismillah Bismillah

Karbobala Karbobala:
Bismillah Bismillah

Then Abbas left for the Furat with: Bismillah Bismillah
Before he started filling his water carrier: Bismillah Bismillah
He started his journey back towards Sakina with: Bismillah Bismillah

Ya Allah Ya Allah: Ya Allah Ya Allah

Then the flag fell on to the ground: Ya Allah Ya Allah
Ya Allah Ya Allah: Ya Allah Ya Allah

Karbobala Karbobala:
Bismillah Bismillah

Before Imam cried out “hal min nasir”: Bismillah Bismillah
When he took Asgher from his mother’s arms: Bismillah Bismillah
When he placed Asgher onto the ground: Bismillah Bismillah
When he picked him up again from the hot sands: Bismillah Bismillah

Ya Allah Ya Allah: Ya Allah Ya Allah

Then the arrow hit Asgher’s neck: Ya Allah Ya Allah

Ya Allah Ya Allah: Ya Allah Ya Allah

Karbobala Karbobala:
Bismillah Bismillah

Before he started to walk back and forth: Bismillah Bismillah
Before he dug the grave to place Asgher in: Bismillah Bismillah
He placed him in facing Qibla with: Bismillah Bismillah

Karbobala Karbobala:
Bismillah Bismillah

When Imam rode out for the last time: Bismillah Bismillah
Sakina whispered just to herself: Bismillah Bismillah
Zainab raised her arms bowing her head: Bismillah Bismillah
Before Imam placed his head for his last sajda: Bismillah Bismillah

Ya Allah Ya Allah: Ya Allah Ya Allah
Ya Allah Ya Allah: Ya Allah Ya Allah
Ya Allah Ya Allah: Ya Allah Ya Allah
Ya Allah Ya Allah: Ya Allah Ya Allah
Ya Allah Ya Allah: Ya Allah Ya Allah

English Nauha Information

Artist(s): Voices of Passion
Album: Narrations of Karbala 1430 / 2009
Written by: Abul Kassim
Lead Reciter on CD: Abul Kassim
Inspired by: Besmellah (Abdol Reza Helali – 2006)

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