I started City of Brass in March 2002 at Blogspot, and moved to Beliefnet in August 2008. Over a thousand posts and a million page views later, it is time to end this chapter and start a new one. However, I am not technically going anywhere – Beliefnet recently acquired Patheos, where I am going […]
My friend Taha Raja just finished Arbaeen, a 53-mile walk on foot from Najaf to Karbala in Iraq, a pilgrimage for remembrance of Imam Husain’s sacrifice for Islam and humanity. Inshallah I will someday soon take part, but in the meantime, I was privileged to share in Taha’s journey, as he posted updates during the three days and two nights it took for him to complete. His Arbaeen diary is linked below, and the posts will be further updated with additional photos. Thank you, Taha, for bringing us all with you to Imam Husain’s hazrat and inspiring to do the same, inshallah.
Arbaeen Diary by Taha M. Raja