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Karbala and the day of Ashura

Every year around this time Shi‘a Muslims around the world commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Husayn ibn Ali(a). The events of the last days of the life of  Prophet’s [...]

Children Corner

Dear Children, Assalam Alaikum After the first few weeks of school, I hope you are well settled into your school routine and can now concentrate on doing your homework. This [...]

Ashura and its relevance today

In the present Islamophobic social and political climate, at a time when extremist Muslim acts of terror and bloodshed dominate the news, many Shias feel fear or nervousness [...]

Battle of Karbala

by Reverend Frank Julian Gelli   “Father, the angels cried when Imam Husayn was killed!’ a devout Muslim named Hasan told me in Beirut. ‘It was the fulfilment [...]

Karbala:From history to epic

“Surely, there is a burning heat in the hearts of the believers with respect to the killing of Husayn that will never cool down!’ Imam Ja`far al-Sadiq(a) Every year [...]

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