Exegesis of Ziyarat-e-Naahiyah

(Continued from Al-Muntazar Muharram 1437 A.H. Issue) “Peace be upon the one who tasted bitter spears raining down over his body in a state of thirst.” Al-Mujarra’ means the one who was made to drink. It is the Nominal Object in Baab Taf’eel. In Arabic, the root word used for drinking is j-r-a’ whereas b-l-a’ … Continue reading Exegesis of Ziyarat-e-Naahiyah

Maqtal by Khwarazmi

Documenting incidents of war is not just recording history or compiling events but depicting an important (Islamic) event, every moment of it, and unraveling its ideological, ethical, political and social nuances. Narrating war stories is a medium and a tool to benefit from the actions of the martyrs, martyrdom itself and to channelise emotions. It … Continue reading Maqtal by Khwarazmi

Exegesis of Ziyarat-e-Naahiyah

(Continued from Al-Muntazar Muharram 1437 A.H. Issue) “Peace be upon the one who tasted bitter spears raining down over his body in a state of thirst.” Al-Mujarra’ means the one who was made to drink. It is the Nominal Object in Baab Taf’eel. In Arabic, the root word used for drinking is j-r-a’ whereas b-l-a’ … Continue reading Exegesis of Ziyarat-e-Naahiyah

Maqtal by Khwarazmi

Documenting incidents of war is not just recording history or compiling events but depicting an important (Islamic) event, every moment of it, and unraveling its ideological, ethical, political and social nuances. Narrating war stories is a medium and a tool to benefit from the actions of the martyrs, martyrdom itself and to channelise emotions. It … Continue reading Maqtal by Khwarazmi