Why We Must Continue to Celebrate Our Heritage

Why We Must Continue to Celebrate Our Heritage

Author : Sister Nadia In the modern world, it can be all too easy to become wrapped up in our own lives and the day-to-day lifestyle and routine that we are used to. This can lead to us inadvertently overlooking a very important aspect of our faith – our history and...
The Load

The Load

A leaking tap. And a fish tank. So we’d collect the water in a large mug and empty it into the tank. And once I was given the job. Little did I know that I’d walk the Pool e Sirat just trying to get such a simple task done. It really was nothing more than...
Saving Our Half Religion

Saving Our Half Religion

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful وَأَنْكِحُوا الْأَيَامَىٰ مِنْكُمْ وَالصَّالِحِينَ مِنْ عِبَادِكُمْ وَإِمَائِكُمْ ۚ إِنْ يَكُونُوا فُقَرَاءَ يُغْنِهِمُ اللَّهُ مِنْ فَضْلِهِ ۗ وَاللَّهُ وَاسِعٌ عَلِيمٌ “Marry the single people from among you...
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...