The two books of Zain are ‘Munajaat-e-Zainul Abideen’ and ‘Saheefa Sajjadia’. Even the most famous and ‘authoritative’ “Nahj al-Balagha” (The Peak of Eloquence) written by two staunch Shiite brothers al-Sharif al-Radhi (930-977 CE) make no mention of Karbala! Al-Radhi died 297 years after the supposed incidence of Karbala. In Shi’a theology, Nahj al-Balagha is considered the most authentic book after the Qur’an.
680 CE: The supposed tragedy of Karbala.
700 CE: Imam Zain son of Hazrat Husain writes two books making NO mention of Karbala.
758 CE: Imam Malik in his book makes no mention of Karbala.
860 CE: Hadith books start cropping up. None of them even mentions Karbala.
900 CE: Tabari lets his imagination go wild and writes a detailed Karbala documentary with not a scrap of paper before him!
910 CE: The story perpetuates to this day with new colors added in every decade, and by every blind follower of the Zoroastrian “Imam” Tabari.