The Spiritual Spring of Light and Truth

The month of Rabil’al Awwal has great spiritual importance for all of us. This is the month of the birth of Rasulullah (SAW), who brought light into a dark world. In the same way that Rasulullah (SAW) brought light into a dark world, the month of Rasulullah’s (SAW) birth brings light into our life. It […]

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The Importance of Sajdah in Islam

The sajdah of Imam Hussain (AS) is synonymous with the Day of Ashura and it is important that we take a few minutes to understand why the sajdah is so important in Islam. It is narrated that on the mehraj, Allah (SWT) taught Rasulullah (SAW) how to perform salaat. When Allah (SWT) taught Rasulullah (SAW) […]

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How Karbala Teaches Us to Fulfill Our Purpose

In our previous meditation, we discussed how we are teleological beings who are all striving to achieve eudaimonia, which is where we are aligned and living to the highest version of our self. In Islam, we see how this is Nafsul-Muthmainnah, where we are living in a way that is pleasing to Allah (SWT) and, […]

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How Can We Serve Imam Hussain (AS)?

We are currently meditating upon the philosophical themes behind the events of Karbala. As we prepare for the Day of Ashura, we will change our focus towards the deeper philosophy of how to apply this wisdom into our daily life, so that we can continue to assist our Imam (AS) in preserving his mission. One […]

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Confidence

We are currently meditating upon the philosophical themes behind the events of Karbala and have discussed how the shohoda are our heroes, as they protected that which is most important to us, did so with courage caused for by their love for Allah (SWT), that was not decreased by a love for this world, and […]

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Enthusiasm

In our previous meditations, we discussed the true meaning of the word courage (which comes from a heart flourishing with love) and causes a hero to protect that which is most important to them. We also discussed that it is the love of this world that decreases our courage in our own jihad al-akbar and […]

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Love and Water

In our previous meditation, we discussed the true meaning of the word courage, which comes from a heart flourishing with love and causes a hero to protect that which is most important to them. In Karbala, the shohoda were both courageous and heroic as their love for Allah (SWT) enabled them to sacrifice everything in […]

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Heroes and their Courage

In our previous meditation, we discussed the true meaning of the word hero, to protect, and explained how the shohoda of Karbala are the greatest heroes in history as they protected the most important gift that we have been given in history, the religion of Islam. In this meditation, we will discuss the most important […]

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