http://www.al-islam.org/the-hidden-truth-about-karbala-ak-ahmed/chapter-1-preamble At Karbala, Imam Husayn (a.s.) changed the very meaning and connotation of the terms ‘victory’ and ‘defeat’, ‘life’ and ‘death’. He and his small group of his companions redefined human nature itself. They redefined the limits of human endurance of sufferings for a noble cause. In sacrificing their lives, they set an example to… Continue reading The Hidden Truth about Karbala
Every year, Muslims around the world commemorate the tragedy of Karbala. They attend mourning meetings and processions in which the story of Karbala is retold, lamentations are held and special poetic readers using dramatic techniques and symbolism recite eulogies to mark the events of the day of Ashura. All these commemorative meetings not only serve… Continue reading We cry for Husayn (AS) so did the Prophet of Islam (S)
futility of mourning is the lack of purity and sincerity in some of the people to such an extent that even tears shed in Imam Hussain’s memory do not stimulate their souls. The spirit and uprising of Karbala, like all teachings of Islam, require a pure heart and a honest truth seeking soul to affect. Karbala can bring about revolution in our lives only if we observe it along with all other teachings of Islam.
Sometimes I travel through public transport. Today, I met an old guy with a very young mind. I asked him to sit where I was sitting but he refused it. He said, “Let me stand son, its good to be in action rather being static“. When a person siting next to me left, he got… Continue reading 5 Lessons I learned from an Old Man on a Bus!
There once was a little boy who had a very bad temper. His father decided to hand him a bag of nails and said that every time the boy lost his temper, he had to hammer a nail into the fence. On the first day, the boy hammered 37 nails into that fence. The boy… Continue reading Anger