karbala

Posted on December 14, 2010 by

Aazaad Mard…

“Mujhe eik na-tehqeeq baap kay na-tehqeeq betay nay is do-rahay per khara kar dia hai ke ya talwar khainch loon ya zillat bardasht karoon aur zillat bardasht karna meray imkaan mein nahin, isay na Khuda pasand karta hai aur na Rasool (S.A.W.W.) aur na hi Sahibaan-e-Imaan, na Paak-o-Pakeeza Godiyan aur Tayyab-o-Tahir Aaba-o-Ajdaad. Kisi ko yeh Read More

Posted on December 30, 2009 by

Mo’jza-e-Husain (A.S.)

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

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 March 11, 2009 by

Ayyam-e-Aza: The First Ten Days

I am being forced to blog about this by a friend. Well not exactly forced, but she’s a pretty nice gal so I won’t turn down her ‘order’. ************** What does the term Ayyam-e-Aza mean? ‘Ayyam’ stems from, and is the plural of, ‘Youm’ meaning ‘Day’ and ‘Aza’ means ‘Sorrow’. So meaning ‘Days of Sorrow’, Read More

Posted on January 29, 2009 by

Ash-Shaam! Ash-Shaam! Ash-Shaam!

Minhaal, a sahabi of Ali ibnul Husain (Syed-e-Sajjad), came to him and asked him where he had faced the most hardships, during Karbala and it’s aftermath. He replied “Ash-Shaam! Ash-Shaam! Ash-Shaam!” (Syria! Syria! Syria!) Minhaal then asked him why he cried so much. After all, martyrdom was the destiny and inheritance of Aal-e-Muhammad (S.A.W.W.). Syed-e-Sajjad Read More

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