Monthly Archives: January 2012

For those with broken hearts – by Hussain Makke

Dilemmas. Life. Death? I’ve been thinking a lot lately about these 3 and how they coincide. I wonder, why we give so many insignificant factors within our lives so much significance? And those things which are the most significant are … Continue reading

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We can believe in change – Syrag Al-Khaledi

Bismillah ar Rahman ar Raheem Allah tells us in the Quran that ‘Those who seek Hoda (Guidance) will be guided.’ Essentially what Allah tells us is that if you really want to change you have to recognise that there is … Continue reading

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Azadari and the world – by Haidar Al-Haidari

Over 1300 years ago, on the desert sands of Karbala, the world witnessed the most magnificent sacrifice ever offered in the history of mankind. Husayn, upon him be peace, the divinely appointed leader of humanity, now stood alone, his loyal … Continue reading

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When blood gained victory over the sword – by Zahra Abbas

I sit behind screens and yet this energy of Hussians spirit crawls onto my skin and sends shivers down my spine; it’s spectacular. You’d only invoke my vision if you were to slit my eyes open and rest inside, and … Continue reading

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Arbaeen lectures: Survival of the message – Sheikh Bahmanpour

Remembering the struggles of Sayyeda Zaynab (as) The sad demise of the Prophet Muhammad (SAWA) And the Martyrdom of Imam Ridha (as) majalas with Sheikh Bahmanpour Every night from Saturday 14th – 23rd January 2012 8pm – 10pm Islamic Centre … Continue reading

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Have you found yourself? – By Haidar Al-Haidari

In the name of Allah, the Ever-Merciful, the Especially-Merciful All praise is due to the One Who has guided us to this, and we would not have found the way had Allah not guided us. May Allah’s salutations be upon … Continue reading

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Like a dove I fly towards you – Visiting Karbala by Hussain Makke

In the summer of 2011 I told my parents that I was going to Karbala, whether it be with a friend, with a group, or on my own. They told me I wouldn’t and that I couldn’t go for fear … Continue reading

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