Karbala

Karbala (كَرْبَلَاء‎, romanized: Karbalāʾ; Persian: کربلا‎) or Kerbala is a city in central Iraq, located about 100 km (62 mi) southwest of Baghdad, and a few dozen miles east of Lake Milh. Karbala is the capital of Karbala Governorate, and has an estimated population of 700,000 people (2015). The city, best known as the location of the Battle of Karbala in 680 CE, or the Mosques of Imam Husayn and Abbas, is considered a holy city for Shi'ite Muslims in the same way as Mecca and Medina.

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Let’s Learn About The 12 Days Of Muharram

Learn about Karbala and the Day of Ashoor. You will read what happened on the first 12 days of Muharram. You will be able to read a majlis for each of the martyrs. Find out how Imam Hussain (AS) sacrificed his sons his family and his companions to save the message of Islam. For hard copies please contact the number 00447974648217 or send an email at bibiapa202@gmail.com

Imam Husayn in View of Famous Non-Muslims
A Guide For Walking to Imam Hussain (as)

A project under Ayatollah Sheikh Bashir Najafi. A very useful and handy guide for those attempting the walk, it can be printed and distributed amongst the Zawwar as it is only 2 pages long (each split into two).

Karbala Workbook no. 1

This booklet, through images and colouring, aims to teach children about the vicissitudes of Imam Husayn (as) and his companions during Ashura in Karbala.