Monthly Archives: November 2011

Karbala: The Everlasting Stand

What you are about to read is a story of a great man whose uprising has no like in the chronicles of history. A revolution with goals most sublime; a victory most profound; and at its core, a pronouncement of reform over conquest. The story of Hussain, the grandson of …

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The Challenge Against Indifference

Among the greatest blessings bestowed to humanity are the related gifts of reason and freewill. Through these faculties, human beings are able to determine their choices, chart their destinies, transcend the narrow limitations of the ‘present’ and envisage a more perfect ‘future’. In their absence, terms like social justice and …

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The Legacy of Mubahala

“If anyone disputes in this matter with thee, now after (full) knowledge has come to you, say: ‘Come! Let us gather together – our sons and your sons, our women and your women, ourselves and yourselves: Then let us earnestly pray, and invoke the curse of Allah on those who …

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“Al-Ghadir” and its Relevance to Islamic Unity

The distinguished book entitled “al-Ghadir” has raised a huge wave in the world of Islam. Islamic thinkers shed light on the book in different perspectives; in literature, history, theology, tradition, tafsir, and sociology. From the social perspective we can deal with the Islamic unity. In this review the Islamic unity …

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AIM Launches New Website on Eid Al-Adha 1432

In His Name the Most High Salaamu Alaikum Warahmat Allah, Eid Mubarak from AIM! The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) would like to extend the warmest of felicities on the blessed occasion of Eid Al-Adha. May Allah [swt] accept the worship of believers in all parts of the globe, especially those …

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A Muslim’s Response to Amy Chua’s Parenting Advice

Written by Shaista Yusufali When Amy Chua’s now infamous article entitled “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” appeared in the Wall Street Journal, it created a furor of discussion and criticism. Though born in America, she considers herself to be a typical “Chinese mother”, and puts forth the thesis that children …

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Ashura Awareness 2011 Begins

Ashura Awareness Campaign 2011 has started and is underway. Ashura Awareness is a nationwide campaign to distribute Islamic literature to the general public, raising particular awareness on the revolution of Imam Hussain [as]. Inaugurated by AIM in 2005, it has since provided hundreds of thousands of leaflets and this year …

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