Ashura Mourning on 11th Muharram Print

The Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sayyid Ibraheem Zakzaky continued to  with normal weekly Tafsir programme on 11th of Muharram being wednesday at Husainiyyah Baqiyyatullah. 

While explaling the verse  in Surah Hujurat (49:13} :

"O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that ye may know each other . Verily the most honoured of you in the sight of Allah is (He who is) the most righteous of you. And Allah has full Knowledge and is well-acquainted (with all things)."


he expresssed that the above verse addresses human beings in general; not Muslims only. Before speaking on the importance of Taqwa ( God Consciouness), he explained the full meaning of sha'ab and Qaba'il and wisdom behind them. He However, pointed that Taqwa is the scale in the sight of Allah which determines one's position with God. He addded that wealth, skin color, tribe or other things do not determine the supremacy of one person over the other except with Taqwa.

After the Tafsir, matam was performed followed by ziyara of Imam Husain(AS).