A’ashura – O Husain!

“I learnt from Husain how to achieve victory while being oppressed” – Mahatma Gandhi (Indian statesman) “The best lesson which we get from the tragedy of Karbala is that Husain and his companions were rigid believers in God.  The victory of Husain, despite his…

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Me’raj – the Ascension

Mujahidali Sheriff (United Kingdom) 27th Rajab is a very important day in Islam. Historically, there are two great events that occurred on this day. One is the Mab’ath(Delegation of Prophethood) when the Holy Prophet (saww) received his first revelation at the age of 40…

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Unceasing Persecution…

Hasnain Walji (Dallas, USA)  “Kis munh se ye kahoun ke miti kabre Sayyada todi gayi Mazaare Hasan wa museebata Zainul Abideen, Baqar-o-Jafar ki kabr ka hai hai nishaan bi koyi baqi nahi raha” It was reported by Sheikh Mufeed in his book Al-Amali that…

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From Iran to Iraq – a Back to Roots Tale

Mohamedarif M Suleman – (Nairobi, Kenya) When the late eminence Ayatullah Ruhullah Khomeini strode into the Islamic world’s topmost position way back in 1979, at the height of the cold war, Muslims all over the world were so be smitten by his charismatic and…

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Kutaka Sitaki…

By Mohamedarif M Suleman BSc(Hons) – (Nairobi, Kenya) Any Swahili speakers out there? Aplenty, I am sure.  And so the residue of the popular adage needs little help to complete – Nikipata Siachi”.  In English this means, “It’s not that I really want it,…

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