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The Story of Imam Hussain (a) and Kerbala and the Day of ASHURA

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19-September-2018

In the month of October 680 AD, on the 10th day of the first lunar month of Muharram, known as Ashura in the Muslim calendar, a small battle took place on the banks of a tributary of the [...]

Shia Activism in the Age of Unreality – by Alamdar Khadr

For 1400 years we have been written out of history, now a unique confluence of events pushes the partisans of Ali to the fore. How will we respond to the challenge? Post Ghadeer is post-truth [...]

Every Day is not Ashura, Every Land is not Karbala

here is a famous slogan among Shīʿahs that states “every day is Ashura, and every land is Karbala.” The statement is said to have been uttered by Imām Jaʿfar al-Ṣādiq (as). However, this is [...]

Why Ashura and Yazid Were Unique in History

In our previous article, we took a brief look at some of the hadiths in our source texts that contradict the slogan “every day is Ashura, and every land is Karbala.” In this article, we’re going [...]

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