Monday 24th November 2014 / 30th Muharram 1436
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Fajr 5:54
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Dhohr 11:47
Sunset 4:01
Maghrib 4:16
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Shahadat (martydom) of 4th Imam Zainul Abideen (as)

Imam Zainul Abideen (as) No Imam began his period of Imamat in a more tragic atmosphere. The first day of his Imamat saw him seriously ill and a captive of the army of Yazid in Karbala. His father and predecessor had sacrificed all he had on the altar of truth; and Imam Zayn al-'Abidin found himself with a group of helpless widows and orphans being led from place to place, from the durbar of Ibn Ziyad to the court of Yazid....
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Benefits of Recitation of Ziyarat e Ashura

Imam Jafar Sadiq (a.s.) recounts, ‘O Safwaan! When you are confronted with some adversity, then seek redressal of your grievances from Imam Hussain (a.s.) through the Aamaal of Ashoora. Allah has pledged the fulfillment of demands with this Ziarat and Allah never reneges on His word’. Hardships and afflictions no matter how severe, can be remedied by reciting Ziarate Ashoora for forty successive days. Records of people’s experiences actually testify to the authenticity of this tradition. Renowned Shia scholars have recited this...
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Tools for a Strong Faith Workshop

Reflections shared by some of the young sisters (aged 9-14) who attended the 'Tools for a Strong Faith' Workshop with Zakira Taherabai on Wednesday 29th October 2014.

There are a lot of distractions in this world, for example Technology and these distractions take you away from the main point of life, such as you listening to a lecture and someone sends you a message on whatsapp you send something back and you miss out on that lecture which could...

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Teaching Qur’anic Appreciation Workshop

Tahera Bai's Quran Appreciation sessions included a taster of how to practically teach 9-12 year olds. The techniques however are transferable, can be used for all age groups, and even in one's own daily recitation of the Holy Quran.

Tahera Bai explained the idea of complementing Arabic and Quran madressa classes with Quran appreciation studies enabling children to really ponder on the Quran and relate it to their own akhlaq and daily drama. In this session, we looked at...

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Muharram 1436

Lessons from Karbala

Today, alongside millions of other Muslims worldwide (and scores of individuals of different faiths), we shall be commemorating the day of Ashura. Ashura is the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram and it was on this day in 680AD that Hussain Ibn Ali [son of Ali], the grandson of the Prophet (pbuh), along with 72 companions and members of his family (including his child who was 6 months old) were brutally killed in Karbala, Iraq by the tyrannical...
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- Imam Muhammad Baqir (as)

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