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Posted on November 11, 2009 by

Husain And The Faithful

Pitched upon the scorching desert, The tent of Husain lay, Encompassed round with Satan’s hounds… Upon that black sad day. They numbered less that eighty strong, Women and children too, While Yazid’s thousands stood around, Awaiting the Fiend’s lure. Oh! How valiantly fought that pitiful few, Against Yazid’s wild murderers, Fought with a courage unequaled Read More

Posted on April 14, 2009 by

Trip To Syria: The Lioness’s Den

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

Posted on January 16, 2009 by

Knowledge Of The Book

I have been going through some Quraanic translations lately. Consider the following translations of Surah Al-Qalam, 1-6: Ahmed Raza Khan: Mohammed Aqib Qadri: Nuun* – by oath of the pen and by oath of what is written by it. (Alphabet of the Arabic language; Allah and to whomever He reveals, know their precise meanings.) You Read More

Posted on January 8, 2009 by

Main Kis Tarah Se Nikaloon Badan Se Jaan-e-Husain (A.S.)?

This Nauha is a converstaion between Allah and Malak-ul-Maut on how he should pull Imam Husain’s (A.S.) soul out of his blood-pouring, broken and battered body. This is how the conversation starts: خدا نے جب  ملک الموت  کو یہ  اذن دیا کہ  روحِ حضرتِ  سرور نکال  کر  لے Read More

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