Here I recount my experience of the Arba’īn pilgrimage to Karbala, annually attracting over twenty million pilgrims, known as the world’s largest human gathering...
Arbaeen pilgrimage provides a chance for prominent scientists, scholars, writers, clerics and politicians from different parts of the world to gather in Karbala; we must make the most out of such great opportunity to discuss present issues in Islamic world and...
Eid ul-Adha or Festival of Sacrifice is in commemoration of the sacrifices of Abraham and his family. All the other Muslims in the world join the hajjis (pilgrims) in Mecca, in celebrating the Eid ul Adha (Festival of Sacrifice), marking the end of...
The Hajj pilgrimage is in reality a massive immigration. It is a divine journey towards Allah and the best opportunity for self-purification and engaging in the greater Jihād and...
More than 1.4 million Muslims have arrived so far in Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj pilgrimage slated to begin next week, with this year’s rituals featuring the return of tens of thousands of...
Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen announced...
Once the holy month of Ramadhan is over, the pious get ready to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, Feast of Fast-Breaking, to thank the Almighty who enabled them to fast and to remember the needy and the indigent...
Every year in the ninth lunar month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims around the world abstain from food, drink, vain talk and certain other actions from before sunrise until after sunset...
The repetitive physical movements of Muslim prayer rituals can reduce chances of lower back pain if performed properly, according to...
In Syria, in contrast to Lebanon and Iran, bloody self -flagellation practices are legal and increased in popularity over the last two decades until the spring of 2011...