How old are you? Don't seem to have reached puberty, according to you senseless comments on almost every singe thread.
@Al Zulfiqar - Sorry for the delay. I don't check these threads too often.
First of all, truly, I don't know how to answer your question.
Do your respect any Shia belief at all? If yes, then your words are extremely offensive to them.
If No, then I you weren't my audience when I replied to that comment. So don't worry about it.
There's no point referring Shia beliefs to a person who doesn't have any respect for it or its Imams. Your comment " shouldnt the maatam be divided between the 2 brothers 50-50%?" shows this disrespect.
Just to clear a few things, according to OUR beliefs.
All 3 Imams were correct in their own ways, for their time and for the future. The "real" reason/hikmat behind their policies/ways are best known to them. Out mere reasoning is just one or two drops in its ocean. Reason is : Protection of the Dawat.
why does the syedna keep harping only only on the shahadat of hussain to the exclusion of the other 2?
Choose your words wisely and with respect.
The Dawoodi Bohra faith mourns the Shahadat of all the 5 Panjatan, and we do matam for all five, not just Imam Husain AS Yes, it does focus on Imam Husain AS zikr, because his shahadat is considered (according to the DB faith) the greatest. And the shahadat holds a very special meaning in DB faith, that superceeds much more than we can fathom.
In my knowledge, we don't perform matam in connection to not bowing down to yazeed, rather it is for the shahadat of an Imam. So the concept you mentioned about crying about the peace treaty with mu'awiyah, let alone do matam for THAT reason, is not even considered.
then goes and licks modi's backside and bribes him with huge sums
No one is licking any ones.
You may remember it is Modi who came to visit Syedna TUS in Ahmedabad, not the other way. (But that's beside the point).
If material gifts are shared, there's no harm in it. It's how PR is done. Read my first comment in this thread.
The Mumin bhais who visited Modi, need not have gone with direct orders of Syedna TUS, but rather would have got a consent from their local Amil. Meeting him is not an issue. Plus, it's a move towards the betterment of the community. A community, it's obvious that you aren't a part of.
Again, the comments about the 3 Imams were only meant for people who understand Shia belief. All your comments seem that you have no idea at all, rather, in your mind, it seems like a game.
Just Google the Hikmah of Suleh of Imam Hasan AS you'll find some reasons.
http://www.google.com/search?gcx=c&ix=c ... 8%B3%D9%86