Ziyārah: A Journey of Bonding 

Ziyārah: A Journey of Bonding 

The spiritually uplifting journey of visiting the Maʿṣūmīn and their families is also a very transformative experience. As mentioned in the Illustrated Ziyārah Guide to Iraq, when visiting the Ahl al-Bayt (ʿa) we feel closer to them and have an increased love for them and that will lead us to want to be like them.  One can feel like a changed person internally. This can also reflect on the individual’s relationship with their family, community and the world. Additionally, the experience of going to ziyārah with close ones can be a bonding experience. This blog post features experiences from individuals who went for ziyārah this past December and how this journey strengthened their bonds with their families and friends

Family Meetings

Family Meetings

A family meeting may sound boring, formal, and uninspired.  Yet, done correctly, family meetings can have a wholly galvanizing effect, bringing family members closer together, living more harmoniously, being a source of support for one another and growing and learning as a unit. Imām ʿAlī (ʿa) has said “There is no backing [and support that is stronger and] more reliable than consultation (or consulting one another).

Laila Chooses Ḥijāb

Laila Chooses Ḥijāb

[Pictured: A young girl, Laila, smiling, wearing a navy-blue ḥijāb] Bright eyes and a beaming smile. This is how Laila looked when she donned her navy-blue ḥijāb to school for the very first time on...

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