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...