“Among the signs of a learned man is criticizing his own words and being informed of various viewpoints.”
Because we use the Gregorian calendar I did not know that the day of `Ashura’ had arrived until the morning of the day itself. I had not eaten anything,
A journey back in history to revisit one of the most controversial and misconstrued events in Islamic history: the massacre of Karbala. Are Sunnis ‘on the side of Yazid’ or ‘on the side of Al-Husain’? Who is to blame for the death of Al-Husain? Should we curse Yazid? Join Dr. Yasir Qadhi as he analyzes …
What is the Islamic perspective concerning the acts of the Shiites on the day of `Ashura’? We see them hurting themselves. Does this have any basis in Islam?
Are there any recommended deeds to be done on the day of `Ashura’ along with fasting such as adorning oneself, applying kohl, and making children happy?
I still have days to make up for Ramadan and I want to fast `Ashura’. Is it permissible for me to fast `Ashura’ before I have made up for the fasts I owe?
What Are the virtues of the Month of Muharram?
The words of Zaynab bint ‘Ali echoed throughout the palace, and Yazîd ibn Muʿâwiyah remained silent. Such was the granddaughter of the prophet: unafraid, even in a position of seeming defeat and humiliation
Why did Al-Hussein (may Allah be pleased with him)take his familyin his expedition to Kufah? Was not he exposinghis householdto danger and risking their safety and life unnecessarily? This question is raised from time to time, especially on Muharram 10, the anniversary of the tragedy of Karbala. On that sad day, the grandson of Prophet …
The supporters of the theory that there are twelve Imams for the Muslim Ummah believe that the twelfth Imam will be Al-Mahdi. They have been waiting for his emergence for more than twelve hundred years now. We do not know when Al-Mahdi may appear.