Lifestyle of <i>tawbah</i> (turning to Allah) and Karbala

Night of 3rd Muharram, 1424 AH, 2003
- Results from a worldwide survey conducted by interviewing thousands of people shows globalization of morality. People can be divided into one of 6 different personality types/lifestyles.
- What should be the Muslim lifestyle? Tawbah is the answer. Surat Hud in the Qur'an gives numerous examples of past Prophets where tawbah was given as the solution to living an Islamic lifestyle.
- The example of tawbah in the story of those who were exhorted to perform jihad with the Prophet in the expedition of Tabuk but who gave excuses for not participating. They eventually performed sincere tawbah and their example is noted in the Qur'an.
- The example of tawbah from the beautiful story of Hurr ibn Yazid al-Riyah who chose paradise over the hellfire by defecting from the army of the enemy to join Imam Husayn (a) -- narrated by Dr. Alidina in a detailed and extremely moving manner.Source: