Updated on 23/12/2013
This year, over two million people around the world will InshAllah flock to Iraq to commemorate Arbaeen. We share below reflections from one of the zawaars who will be going to Iraq this year and inshAllah undertake the walk from the Holy City of Najaf to the land of Karbala:
“In a day’s time, I’ll be leaving with a group of my family and friends, leaving behind everything familiar, to make this amazing trip to the land of my Imams (AS).
I cast my mind back remembering another time, another family who left their hometown, and everything they loved, to venture out into an unknown future. Except their fate was different. For Husayn and his family (AS), only the women and children were to return back. And this drives me on..
Updated on 12 March 2018
On Thursday, 13th November 2014, The World Federation India Office organised a Group Discussion Session with the Youth of Mumbai. Shaikh Kumail Rajani - Head of the Islamic Education Department - was the speaker for the session.
The interactive session was attended by 16 participants and lasted for 2 hours, followed by a Q&A on the topic of The 7 Stages of Nafs.
Kashif, an attendee, expressed his gratitude with these words: “Thanks for getting this lecture arranged. It was really a session for Ibrat for me. JazakAllah!”
“The topic was very new for me and I got lots of insight on different types of nafs,” said Murtuza, another young participant. “It helped me to analyse where I am currently and how to move to a better position.”
Asad Virani, Manager of India Office, promised to hold more such events. “As per the request of the youth, such sessions will be held on regular basis, insha’Allah, especially since we have shifted to a new and bigger office facility,” he said.
Updated on 23/12/2013
Many have pondered on the human spirit, its purpose in this life and this world, its origin and its ultimate destination. People across the ages have devoted their entire lives to finding answers about the purpose of life, its origin and ultimate destination.
Bashir Ahmed Datoo, in his latest book ‘Bookend Revolutions, In Islamic History’, revisits the revolution that took place at the time of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w) and closes with the revolution that will occur under the leadership of the Imam Mahdi (a).