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Syed Ahmad Barelvi and his Jihad movement

  Original Urdu article: Dr. Mubarak Ali, “Almiyah-e-Tarikh”, Chapter 11, pp.107-121, Fiction House, Lahore (2012). Translated by: Rabia Aslam, Today’s Point Online, August 27, 2020.   [...]

میانمار: ڈیڑھ سو برس قدیم امام بارگاہ جس کی نگہبانی بدھ مت کو ماننے والے کرتے ہیں

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01-September-2020

  میانمار کے قدیم شہر عماراپورا میں واقع ڈیڑھ سو برس قدیم امام بارگاہ کی نگہبانی ایک بُدھ مت مذہب کا پیروکار خاندان کر رہا ہے۔ یہ خاندان چار نسلوں سے اس امام بارگاہ کا متولی ہے۔ اِن کا رہن سہن [...]

Anti-Shia rhetoric has its genesis in anti-Semitic discourse

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31-August-2020

  The worst bigotry against Shia Muslims is justified by fusing it with bigotry against the Jewish people. These polemics involve an apologist narrative that seeks to deny, dismiss and [...]

The uprising of Ashura and responses to doubts – Part 2

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27-August-2020

    Imam al-Husayn (as), the Leader of the Youths of Paradise One of Imam al-Hasan and Imam al-Husayn’s (as) exclusive virtues, according to authentic hadiths,  which have been [...]

The uprising of Ashura and responses to doubts – Part 1

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25-August-2020

Note: For Muharrum 1442 World Shia Forum will be publishing a special series clarifying doubts and criticisms with historic and academic references. With thanks to the hard work by the Ahly Bayt [...]

The history of Muharram Processions in Trinidad

  The #Muharram processions in Trinidad and Tobago was originally brought over by South Asian indentures labourers who were taken there to work on the sugar plantations during British rule. [...]

Imam Hussain’s Journey from Madinah to Karbala – Noor Darwish

    Over the past few months, the idea that Imam Hussain had left Medina on 28th Rajab and traveled to Iraq has come to my mind a few times. In the month of Sha’ban, it suddenly [...]

The history and evolution of Muharram’s mourning ceremonies in India – Aamir Hussaini

    I started this translation a year ago, I thought I would complete it in a few days, but in the meanwhile, I was affected by various diseases, and the wave of unemployment during the [...]

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