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Ashura in the Thought of Imam Khamenei

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Starting with a brief note on the origin of the Shia faith, the book describes the early days of its followers’ history from the 7u003csup style=”box-sizing: border-box;” data-mce-fragment=”1″ data-mce-style=”box-sizing: border-box;”u003ethu003c/supu003e-11u003csup style=”box-sizing: border-box;” data-mce-fragment=”1″ data-mce-style=”box-sizing: border-box;”u003ethu003c/supu003eu003cspan data-mce-fragment=”1″u003e u003c/spanu003ecentury. From there, it focuses on regions; beginning with the history of the Shi‘as of Iran, Iraq u0026amp; Afghanistan, reviewed together due to the multiple layers of mutual influences among them on socio-religious and political levels. Then it moves on to the Arab Middle-East u0026amp; Turkey; followed by the east, to the Indian Sub-Continent; and then to Sub-Saharan Africa; followed by a review of Shi‘a communities in South-East Asia, Australia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States of the former USSR. The book ends with a brief look at the emerging Shia communities in Europe and the Western Hemisphere.u003c/pu003enu003cp style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;” data-mce-fragment=”1″ data-mce-style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003eIt is worth mentioning that the section on Shī‘a communities in Africa, particularly East Africa, is a seminal work in which the author was not only a spectator observing the events and reporting them; rather he played a pivotal role in furthering the cause of the Shī‘ī faith in that region, especially among the indigenous African people.u003c/pu003enu003cp style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;” data-mce-fragment=”1″ data-mce-style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003e u003c/pu003enu003ch4 style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003eu003cstrong style=”box-sizing: border-box;”u003eAbout the Author:u003c/strongu003eu003c/h4u003enu003cp style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003eSayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi (1927-2002) was born and raised in India where he completed his Islamic studies at the Jawadia Arabic College, a prominent Shi‘a seminary of that era. 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Starting with a brief note on the origin of the Shia faith, the book describes the early days of its followers’ history from the 7u003csup style=”box-sizing: border-box;” data-mce-fragment=”1″ data-mce-style=”box-sizing: border-box;”u003ethu003c/supu003e-11u003csup style=”box-sizing: border-box;” data-mce-fragment=”1″ data-mce-style=”box-sizing: border-box;”u003ethu003c/supu003eu003cspan data-mce-fragment=”1″u003e u003c/spanu003ecentury. From there, it focuses on regions; beginning with the history of the Shi‘as of Iran, Iraq u0026amp; Afghanistan, reviewed together due to the multiple layers of mutual influences among them on socio-religious and political levels. Then it moves on to the Arab Middle-East u0026amp; Turkey; followed by the east, to the Indian Sub-Continent; and then to Sub-Saharan Africa; followed by a review of Shi‘a communities in South-East Asia, Australia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States of the former USSR. The book ends with a brief look at the emerging Shia communities in Europe and the Western Hemisphere.u003c/pu003enu003cp style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;” data-mce-fragment=”1″ data-mce-style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003eIt is worth mentioning that the section on Shī‘a communities in Africa, particularly East Africa, is a seminal work in which the author was not only a spectator observing the events and reporting them; rather he played a pivotal role in furthering the cause of the Shī‘ī faith in that region, especially among the indigenous African people.u003c/pu003enu003cp style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;” data-mce-fragment=”1″ data-mce-style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003e u003c/pu003enu003ch4 style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003eu003cstrong style=”box-sizing: border-box;”u003eAbout the Author:u003c/strongu003eu003c/h4u003enu003cp style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003eSayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi (1927-2002) was born and raised in India where he completed his Islamic studies at the Jawadia Arabic College, a prominent Shi‘a seminary of that era. He then migrated in 1959 to East Africa where he was instrumental in planning and establishing Bilal Muslim Mission, the first organization in Africa to promote the Shi‘a faith among the indigenous people.u003c/pu003enu003cp style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003eHe was a prolific writer who had written and translated many books and articles on Shi‘a Islam in English, Urdu and Arabic. His publications were distributed worldwide since the 70’s, and translated into 22 languages including Japanese, Indonesian, Thai, Hindi, Farsi, Italian, French and Hollandaise.u003c/pu003enu003cp style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003eHe has been recognized for his lifelong work on Shi‘a faith by seminaries in India, Qum and Najaf. Jami‘at al-Mustafa al-‘Alamiyya (Al-Mustafa International University), Qum, had organized a seminar in 2011 to honour his life and achievements, in which a national postage stamp, a documentary, and a book containing his biography, various articles, listings and reviews of his written works, were all unveiled.u003c/pu003enu003chr style=”box-sizing: border-box; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003enu003cp style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; color: #4a4a4a; font-family: ‘Helvetica Neue’, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;”u003eISBN 9780920675199. Copyright 2017, Al-Ma’arif Publications, All rights reserved.u003c/pu003e”}


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