On the 10th of Muharram, 1431 AH, 2009, more than 40 of my Azadar brothers lost their lives to a suicide bombing in the Ashurah procession to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Husain (A.S.) and His companions (A.S.). Here is a first hand account of my friend’s relative who was at the blast site: I Read More
Captives of Karbala(A.S.)
Pitched upon the scorching desert, The tent of Husain lay, Encompassed round with Satanâ€™s hounds… Upon that black sad day. They numbered less that eighty strong, Women and children too, While Yazidâ€™s thousands stood around, Awaiting the Fiendâ€™s lure. Oh! How valiantly fought that pitiful few, Against Yazidâ€™s wild murderers, Fought with a courage unequaled Read More
Shahid Baltistani – Wird-e-Dervaish WARNING: It’s a Nauha.
Continued from Trip To Syria: Flying Away. ************** We reached the hotel in Muhalla-e-Zainabia on the outskirts of Damascus. Imagine waking up from a deep sleep and then having to carry sixteen heavy suitcases to the hotel building. And it doesn’t stop at that. The room was on the third floor. Thank God for the Read More
We landed in Karachi on 24th Safar. Slept the whole day then went to attend a majlis that night. Being held in commemoration of the martyrdom of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W.) and Imam Hasan (A.S.) on the same day, 28th Safar, it was part of a Khamsa (group of five majalis) to be addressed by Read More