The Who, What, How and Why of Azadari

The Who, What, How and Why of Azadari

Who Is It For?: One of the amazing things about the month of Muharram is the fact that people who you don’t see in the Imambargah during the entire year, show up. They take out time from their busy schedules and come dressed in black to attend the mourning...
Karbala: The Message and Goals of Imam al-Husain(AS)

Karbala: The Message and Goals of Imam al-Husain(AS)

  Karbala is a constant source of inspiration and guidance. The story of Karbala has so many different dimensions to it. It’s a story of revolution, freedom, reform, remembrance of Allah, steadfastness in faith in the wake of calamities, sacrifice of...
Hajj: The Philosophy and Purpose

Hajj: The Philosophy and Purpose

“And proclaim among men the pilgrimage; they will come to you on foot and on every lean camel, coming from every remote path, that they may witness advantages for them and mention the name of Allah during stated days. (The holy Quran; 22:27)” Imam ‘Ali Ibn Abi Talib...
God’s Fashion Show

God’s Fashion Show

21st November, 10 am: All schools close and everyone is sent home in preparation for the storm that would soon make its way to the city. Citizens wait in anticipation, wondering when the heavy, looming grey clouds will decide to unload their burden and shower the...
The Ways of Servitude: Ramadan Kareem Guide

The Ways of Servitude: Ramadan Kareem Guide

In the name of Allah the most Merciful Beneficent All praises are meant for Allah the Lord of Worlds, We are fortunate to have Ramadan the blessed month of mercy and forgiveness back in our lives once again. This month excels all other months regarding sublimity and...
The Hope Amidst Engulfing Darkness

The Hope Amidst Engulfing Darkness

In the name of Allah the most Merciful Beneficent We are living an age when we are besieged with all sorts of calamities, the calamity of injustice, the calamity of corruption, the calamity of hopelessness, the calamity of misguidance, the calamity of going astray ,...
The Lamp of Guidance, the Ark of Salvation

The Lamp of Guidance, the Ark of Salvation

“Husain(AS) is the lamp of guidance and the ark of salvation”. This is a statement of holy Prophet(S) about Imam Husain(AS). Guidance is something more related to the affairs in this worldly life. We require guidance to recognise the truth, or to find the way, or to...
Do we know Ameerul Momeneen (AS) ?

Do we know Ameerul Momeneen (AS) ?

The blessed day of birth of Ameerul Momeneen Ali ibn Abi Talib(AS) has dawned again in our life. This is the day when the world received the successor of holy Prophet(S) which ensured that the religion will be saved and Ummah guided after the holy Prophet(S) is no...

Discover the Meaning & Significance of Eid

The Arabic term Eid traces its etymology to the word ‘awd’ which actually means ‘to return’. Therefore  the day of Eid  is actually the day of ‘return’ towards the Beneficent Lord. The man is created with a pure fitra which guides him always towards His Creator...