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Bearing Witness to Goodness: Shahid and Shahiid

  • Huntsman Hall Room G55 3730 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States (map)

"I learned from Hussain how to be wronged and be a winner, I learnt from Hussain how to attain victory while being oppressed."

-Mahatma Gandhi

The example of Imam Hussain has inspired people for centuries.  Understanding this history and the decisions made by those close and direct descendants of the Prophet peace be upon him hold important lessons for us in facing injustice. Br. Naqi Haider will explore the history surrounding Karbala, highlighting the legacy found there for Muslims, both Shi'a and Sunni, as well as for other students of history.

 Location: Room G55 in Huntsman Hall. 


Earlier Event: September 29
Jummah Prayers
Later Event: October 2
Weekly Halaqas