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The Brotherhood in the Arba‘een Walk

The Arba‘een walk is the largest Muslim gathering and pilgrimage in the world. Tens of millions of Muslims of different nationalities, races, ethnicities, and religious denominations join for a single cause: commemorating the 40th day

The Arba‘een Walk

In recent years, walking a distance from Najaf to Karbala to commemorate Arba‘een, meaning the 40th day past the martyrdom of Imam al-Hussain (a), has become incredibly popular among Muslims and non-Muslims alike. What sparked people's

The Aftermath of the Battle of Karbala

When the dust settled, bodies were amputated, and women and children were chained and taken captives on the tenth of Muharram in the year 61 of the Prophet's Hijrah, it was the beginning of a new phase of jihad, revolution, consciousness,

The Origin of Arba’een Pilgrimage

One of the most important and authentic pieces of evidence regarding the Arba'een pilgrimage is a narration from Imam Hassan al-Askari (a), in which his eminence states the signs of a believer: عَلَامَاتُ الْمُؤْمِنِ خَمْسٌ صَلَاةُ

Why Was He Called Zayn al-Abidin?

Imam Ali ibn Hussain, Zayn al-Abidin, al-Sajjad, peace be upon him, is the fourth Imam of the Shia school of thought. Although some aspects of his life have been shrouded in ambiguity, such as the place of his birth and the identity of his