The 20th of Safar marks the fortieth day – Arba’īn - after the martyrdom of Imām Ḥusayn (a) in Karbalā’. After the fall of Saddam Husein, Iraq has seen a large influx of pilgrims from not just within Iraq, but as well as from all over the world, to mark the occasion of Arba’īn. In this brief article, we wish to explore the historical narrative regarding the events of Arba’īn and as well as its current significance in the Shi’a world. Read more here.
The World Federation is pleased to announce the availability of the following titles as e-books:
Sacred Effusion 2
Commentary on Ziyarat Ashura: the second volume of Shaykh Muhammad Khalfan’s detailed and widely-acclaimed original commentary on this momentous ziyarah. Download now
40 Ahadith Azadari
A collection of 40 gems from the Ahlul Bayt regarding the practice of mourning for Imam Husayn (as). Download now
A collection of dictations from the renowned Shi’a scholar Shaykh Mufeed. Download now
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NEVER TOO LATE
Updated 18 September 2013
As the new academic year begins, this poem asks: Is it not time we invested into the spirit and futures of our children by establishing where we have not, Muslim schools that provide parents with an alternative to secular education?
When she first opened her beautiful, innocent eyes
And her tiny, fragile fingers clasped mine
With all my heart, I pledged
My child’s spirit, I would protect