Imam Husain – Views of Non-Muslim Scholars

Imam Husain –  Views of Non-Muslim Scholars
The event of Karbala marks the greatest sacrifice for the sake of God in the human history. The minute and stunning details of this great event have been written and survived from the very first day by the eye witnesses. For the last fourteen hundred centuries, the battle of Karbala ...
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About his Ashura Experience

About his Ashura Experience
By: Mr. Ali Al- Qadumi MANAMA, Bahrain: I was walking with Youssef Gaigi, a friend of mine, past a Pakistani in Dubai in late February 2005. I saw some guys hitting their chests and chanting and I wondered what was going on. I entered the area, and asked the security ...
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February 09, 2006 The Real Blasphemy

February 09, 2006 The Real Blasphemy
These are Shias observing Ashura in Pakistan a couple years ago. They are taking cover because they are under gunfire attack by their ‘fellow’ Muslims. Every year, scores of people are killed for observing Ashura, violence which to me is infinitely more blasphemous than a bunch of silly cartoons published ...
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Shiites Rejoice in Newfound Freedom

Shiites Rejoice in Newfound Freedom
Long Banned Ritual Marks a Public Revival By Mr. Anthony Shadid Washington Post Foreign Service Wednesday, April 16, 2003: Page A01 BAGHDAD, April 15 — Like the soulful drumbeat of a funeral procession, hundreds of Shiite Muslim men swung their arms to heaven and crashed their fists down on their ...
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Muslim Wake Up!

Muslim Wake Up!
By Mr. Michael Muhammad Knight Michael Muhammad Knight is an American novelist, essayist, and journalist. His writings are popular among American Muslim youth. Within the American Muslim community, he has earned a reputation as an ostentatious cultural provocateur. He obtained a master’s degree from Harvard University in 2011 and is ...
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Hussain – The Sacrifice for Mankind

Hussain – The Sacrifice for Mankind
Interview with Dr. Paul Joseph al-Hilw A Christian scholar Doctor Paul Joseph al-Hilw, is a Christian academic who specializes in the study of human societies and their traditions and customs, he is a Lebanese Maronite. He has been a professor and lecturer at several Lebanese universities and is a writer ...
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Karbala and the Imam Husain in Persian and Indo-Muslim Literature

Karbala and the Imam Husain in Persian and Indo-Muslim Literature
By Prof. Annemarie Schimmel Harvard University Professor Emerita of Indo-Muslim culture in the department of Near Eastern language and civilizations, died on Sunday, January 26, in a hospital in Bonn, Germany, at the age of 80. Professor Schimmel, a world-renowned scholar of Islam, dedicated her life to fostering a better ...
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All Sacrifice some; some Sacrifice All

All Sacrifice some; some Sacrifice All
By Dr. Syed Manzoor Rizvi   Success is synonymous with struggle and sacrifice. One cannot simply attain the goal of his or her life without struggle and sacrifice. And with these two traits, one can then become a Muhammad Ali, a Michael Jordan, or a Michael Gates. From Aristotle and ...
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