The event of Ghadir Khumm

The event of Ghadir Khumm It was where, among other things,  prophet Muhammad reportedly announced that “to whomsoever I am Mawla, Ali is also their Mawla.” Shia Muslims believe this to be the appointment of Ali as Muhammad’s successor. Most Muslims accept the historicity of the event, but not all believe that this constituted an appointment of Ali as the successor to the Prophet. […]

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Day of Arafa

Day of Arafa is the 9th day of Dhu l-Hijja, the last month of Hijri calendar, and the day before Eid al-Adha. According to Shi’a jurisprudence Hajji must stay in ‘Arafat desert from the noon to sunset of this day. The day of ‘Arafa is one of the most important days of year for Muslims. Many rituals have been reported for this holy day in hadiths, the best of […]

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