During my childhood my uncles, aunts, grandparents and other elders at home would take me to Azaakhaana  and thus inculcated this habit within me. In fact, we were taken for Majaalis in infancy itself and the voices of mourning and elegies reached our ears. We grew up in that atmosphere slowly and gradually the … Continue reading What is this hue and cry in the universe?
Before I began to write on the effects and blessings of the Ziyaarat of Imam Husain (peace be upon him), I pondered if the blood that gushes through my veins will ever, in any era, be able to find its way out through my eyes. Will I ever be blessed to have the power that … Continue reading Effects and Blessings of Ziyaarat of Imam Husain (peace be upon him)
A group of Shias enquired from Grand Ayatullah His Holiness Syed Ali al-Husaini al-Sistani (may Allah grant him a long life) regarding Azaadari (mourning rituals) of Imam Husain (peace be upon him). Their question and the reply of the Grand Marja of our time are mentioned hereunder. We pray to Allah, the Most High, the … Continue reading The Rituals of Imam Husain’s (peace be on him) mourning and the Religious Authority (Marjaiyyat)
One of the basic aims of Islam is to take people away from all kinds of evil and adorn them with all types of goodness. These may be related to beliefs, manners, morals or actions. They may be either related to one’s individual or social life, worldly affairs or hereafter and spirituality. Since Allah, the … Continue reading Aim of Imam Husain (peace be upon him) in his own words
Series of Prophets (peace be upon them) In this world of land and water, the creation of Allah, who brought along with them the certificate of nobility from their Creator and inhabited this world, are called humans. For their test, guidance and to establish justice, a series of Prophets (peace be upon them) was sent … Continue reading Satisfaction and Patience