Monthly Archives: April 2012

Day Six, Walking in the footsteps of Ashura

How many years have we heard the stories of Ashura, in Arabic, Persian, Urdu, and English? How many tears have we shed tears for the tragedy that befell the grandson of the Last Messenger of Allah (s)? For how long … Continue reading

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Day Five – Reflection on what we know

This was one of the days I was looking forward to the most. The day I see four infallible Imams, one more oppressed than the other, and yet, they managed to become the great figures that they are today. We … Continue reading

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Day Four – Walk to Imam Hussain

Video of walk to Imam Hussain (a) This day without doubt was one of the highlights of our spiritual journey. Not only to discover ourselves and our place in this world, but to feel a glimpse into what bibi Zainab … Continue reading

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Day Three – Valley of Peace

Entering Wadi Salam is a very emotion place for many; however it carries extra significances for me.  We entered the vast cemetery spanning miles from each direction, late morning, before the heat was to strong. It’s customary to visit the … Continue reading

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Day Two – City of Ali (as)

When you wake up in the morning after seeing the haram of the Commander of the Faithful, you feel maybe it was a dream. It’s only when you see your new friends and the fact that you are in a … Continue reading

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First Day – Adventure of a life time

Saturday afternoon. Standing in Heathrow saying good-bye to ones family, not knowing if you will see them again, is hard. Specially to ones mother, who is the emotional pillar in your life. Leaving ones family and going to another is … Continue reading

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Iqra, Read!

Writing and reading is such a beautiful way of passing on knowledge. No matter how much technology progresses nothing can replace the wonderful way with which words move us, teach us and elevate us.

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