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23 April 2018 / 7. Shabaan 1439

The Companions of Imam Hussain (as)

Updated on 12 March 2018

This Muharram, find out more about some of the companions of Imam Hussain (as) through our series of biographies. Click on the name below to see a full biography:

  1. Hafhaf ibn Muhammad
  2. Wahb & Haniyyah
  3. Zuhayr ibn Qayn
  4. Habib ibn Mazahir
  5. Hur ibn Yazid
  6. Aun & Muhammad
  7. Qasim
  8. Hazrat Abbas
  9. Hazrat Ali Akbar

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On Thursday, we woke up at 4.45 am and prayed Salatul Fajr.  My friend and I stayed up to watch the sun rise while sitting near the water fountain. The sun rise was amazing Mashallah!

Breakfast started at 8am and our classes began at 10am. Our first class was with Sayyed Kazmi and in this class we learnt about our good and bad habits.  E.g. – 95% of what we achieve and loose is directly linked to our good and bad habits.

We also learned how to erase our bad habits by diagnosing it and confronting the source and doing Tawassul.


During the Holy month of Muharram, we will remember the sacrifices made by Imam Hussain (as) and the Ahl al-Bayt, at a tragic battle in Karbala.

To increase our awareness around Muharram and the valuable teachings left behind by Imam Hussain (as), there will be a series of lectures for the first 12 days of Muharram hosted by The World Federation Regional Bodies.


After an exciting tour of the city of Tehran which included Milad Towers, we finally boarded the plane to Mashhad. We have just landed and I cannot wait to visit the Haram of Imam Ali Redha (AS)! This has been one of my lifetime dreams.