I applied for the mentoring position for Madinah and Bab in 2012; unfortunately, I was rejected due to my lack of experience in working with the youth in a KSI community setting. However, I had an unwavering commitment to study and support individuals who want to tread the path of Islam. I had to find a way to increase my experience so that I could enter into this unique programme as a mentor. I began searching for opportunities across London in order to teach at Islamic institutions, and found my opportunity with Stanmore Jamaat’s Sunday SI Madressa.
Posted on Tue, 2015-01-06 13:49
‘The Spiritual Walk’ is a documentary by The World Federation that follows the 3-day walk from Najaf to Kerbala in the shoes of three British Muslims: Abbas Ramji, Farhana Manekia and Sohail Kanji. This epic journey is carried out by millions every year and the documentary allows those who have not yet made the journey to get a taste of the experience.
Following the zawwar through every day and night starting with their departure from the shrine of Imam Ali (a) and ending with their entry into the holy shrine of Imam Husayn (a), the video captures the atmosphere, the physical challenges and the emotional and spiritual environment of this amazing journey.
Towards The Eternal Life
Najaf, also known as Ghariyy, can be considered a capital not only for Shia Hawzas of Iraq but also for various Shia hawzas across the globe. The unique academic nature of this city dates back to its establishment in 450 A.H.