With three days to go, we wanted to make the most of the trip to Nishapour. That was the destination of our two hour journey, and in order to spend the majority of the day in Nishapour, we had to wake up at 7AM, earlier than usual.
Posted on Tue, 2014-10-07 17:55
This journey was indeed “Transformation of Life” journey loaded with divine Mercy! We got a warm reception and everyone enjoyed the benefit of friendship. We had a program for classes, Ziyarat, entertainment and reflection. The classes were very beneficial since connected to the current issues affecting the youths. We had four classes in Qum: Marriage and career selection, Tawheed, Elements of Human decline and Nafs. We felt much benefited.
We were privileged to have Ziyarat on different shrines including the shrine of Sayyida Fatima Al Masuma (AS), Imam Ridha (AS), Bibi Shatita and many other shrines of Holy personalities. We were able to feel the lively part of Islamic history while in the shrines. We also got the chance to visit Water Falls and mountains. It was an opportunity to see some of the wonderful creation of God. We went to Ali adr which was an amazing place.
This journey gave us as the opportunity to live in an Islamic state and experience an Islamic environment. It was a good transformation of life as I got influenced in my spirituality. It was really a new dawn for me and marked the most important point of my life.
We made friends and by the end of the trip, we opened a group account on Whatsapp where we stay connected and keep in touch with our fellow mentees and mentors. It was an experience that I wish to relive once again have since it was a new dawn for me to start living according to the Islamic principles. I always pray that every person could get a chance to enjoy this experience in the Madinah and Bab Course. May God bless all those who contributed to the success of the 2014 Madina and Bab short summer courses.
Written by: Hussein Abdallah from Bilal Muslim of Kenya
Updated 6 August 2013
Following months of preparation and coordination, The World Federation, in partnership with The Africa Federation (AFED), The Council of European Jamaats (CoEJ), and the North American Shia Ithna-Asheri Muslim Communities Organisation (NASIMCO) is pleased to announce that the renowned Madinah and Bab Summer Courses are underway.
Use the links below to follow the journey of the lucky participants and mentors from 10 August to 31 August 2013.