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DAY OF HAPPINESS NOT 'MATAM'
By:Roshan Ali Lakhani, Kenya
Date: Sunday, 23 September 2018, 9:55 pm

UNFORTUNATELY AS THE MONTH OF MUHARRAM APPROACHES, THE FIRST THING COMES TO ALL MUSLIM`S MIND IS `MATAM`-THE MOURNING FOR THE KILLING OF IMAM HUSSEIN AND HIS FAMILY MEMBERS IN KAERBALA. SUPPOSE SUCH EVENT WOULD HAVE OCCURRED DURING PROPHET`S (peace) LIFE. WOULD HE HAVE ALLWOD THESE KIND OF ACTIONS.

NEVER, IN THE MOSQUE DURING KHUTBAH IMAM HAS EXPLAINED THE BACKGROUND HISTORY OF LIBERATION OF MUSA (peace) AND HIS PEOPLE FROM THE `ZULM` OF PHARAOH. AND HOW ISLAMIC HIJRAH YEAR STARTED- THAT BEING 1ST OF MUHARRAM - A DAY OF HAPPINESS. and the fasting-both by the Jews and Muslims.

SO IT IS A DAY OF HAPPINESS NOT MOURNING.

(DUÀS MUST BE OFFERED FOR THE SOULS OF IMAM HUSSEIN A.S. AND HIS FAMILY MEMBERS ON THIS OCCASION.) AS WELL LEARNING ABOUT SACRIFICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS.

-Roshanali

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DAY OF HAPPINESS NOT 'MATAM'
Roshan Ali Lakhani, Kenya -- Sunday, 23 September 2018, 9:55 pm
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Faisal Iftikhar, Richardson, TX -- Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 7:33 pm
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Sidqi, ca -- Thursday, 27 September 2018, 8:09 pm
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Faisal Iftikhar, Richardson, TX -- Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 3:07 am