Arbaeen 2016 Comming
About 12 days left until Arbaeen
2016; but pilgrims just started their spiritual journey towards Imam Hussein (AS)... Lots of people from Iran, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Pakistan, India, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Bahrain and Western countries began their walking from around 10 days before. They want to experience the best travel of the world
. A travel on foot towards the heart of the earth, Karbala; where the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) is.
Last year more than 26 million pilgrims walked towards Karbala to take part in the mourning rituals of Arba’een in Iraq (4 December 2015). (Ref: Arbaeen 2015 Gathering
This year, hopefully I am one of the millions of Pilgrims of Imam Hussein (AS) InshaAllah.
Aerial Photo from Karbala During Arbaeen 2015
What is Arbaeen
is the 40th day after Ashura
in which Imam Hussein (as) and his companions martyred. In Arbaein, due
to some historical documents, Imam Sajjad (AS), Seyeda Zeinab (the
sister of Imam Hussein), and some other relatives of the Imam, came back
to Karbala and mourned for Imam and other martyrs of the battle of Ashura
After Saddam, walking to
Karbala was released. Since then, every year, millions of Shia Muslims
from all over the world travel to Karbala, the holy city of Iraq, to
commemorate the religious ceremony of Arbaeen.
The walk from Najaf to Karbala
is one of the most enlightening acts of worship a pilgrim can perform.
The suffering and hardship imposed on the family of Imam Hussain (as)
and the grandchildren of Prophet Muhammad (s) is felt in every step, and
thus the love and respect for this holy family increases in the heart
of the believer with every step that is taken towards the holy land of
|100 Years old man walking lots of kilometers towards karbala - Arbaeen 2014|