Allaah [Almighty and Glorious is He] says in the Holy Qur'aan, in the 2nd Soorah, al-Baqarah, Verse 155 to 157:
Be sure We shall test you with something of fear and hunger, some loss in goods or lives or the fruits [of your toil], but give glad tidings to those who patiently persevere. Who say, when afflicted with calamity:
"To Allaah we belong, and to Him is our return"
They are those on whom blessings descend from their Lord, and Mercy, and they are the ones that receive guidance.
Martyrdom on the path of Almighty Allaah, to give one’s life, is an act of Grace from AllaahAmighty [an-ni’maah] and Blessing [sa’adat] that we can determine it from a saying of theHoly Prophet
[Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa Sallam], his family and his companions) in which he says:
I swear by Almighty Allaah, I would love to be martyred in the path of Allaah Kareem,thereafter brought back to life in this temporal world and be martyred again. Then be brought back to life and be martyred again.
The Holy Prophet [Sallal Laahu ‘Alaiehi Wa Sallam], his family and his companions expressed a desire to be martyred again and again....excerpt Event of Karbalaa-by Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Shafee Okarvi [Rahmatul Laahi Alaieh]-Brief Translation by Irshad Soofi Siddi