25 Muharram marks the martyrdom of Imam Zain al-Abidin al-Sajjad (AS), who is the fourth Imam of Ahlul Bayt (AS). He is Imam Ali ibn Husayn (AS), the son of Imam Husayn (AS).
The Muslim ummah and humanity at large have for centuries studied this great event and have connected to it in different ways due to the Universality
Tonight is the night of Ashura, that deciding night in the history of Islam. That night and the day which followed, on the plains of Karbala in 61AH,
Death is another central message in Karbala. Imam Husayn (AS) regularly analyses why people did not support him, and concludes that it is due to love of Dunya
The challenges which Imam Husayn (AS) faced and the challenges which Ambiya faced are the same, namely the same challenges of money, power and hypocrisy.
He taught us what the meaning of La-ilaha is. He taught us the courage to say NO (La), which is the first component of Tawheed. He taught us how to reject,
Say: He is Allah, the One! (1) Allah, the eternally Besought of all! (2) He begetteth not nor was begotten. (3) And there is none comparable unto Him. (4)
Father Clohessy is a Catholic Priest who studied Islam and teaches Islam at the Vatican and has written extensively about Imam Husayn (a.s) and..
Our season of mourning was opened in a most touching manner by our dear respected friend, and friend of Ahlul Bayt (AS), Father Christopher Clohessy.