Muharram Report 1435 AH
O' God! Surely you know that whatever we did was not a competition to gain worldly positions and not for the worthless physical attractions of the world. But to show the signs of religious ways and to remove corruption from your lands, so that the oppressed feel secured and act according to your traditions and rules.
(Tohaf-al- Uqoul, P. 239)
With the sighting of the moon, for the first Islamic calendar month, which Muslims across the globe commemorated by mourning on the events of Kerbala. The Mission conducted various activities in the rural villages and in Mombasa for the first ten days of Muharram for performing azaadari of Imam Husayn (as).
Majaalis were conducted in all the 15 centers of BMMK. Special sessions for women were conducted by the students of Zahra Madrasah, Mombasa and WIPAHS - Tanzania.
On Ashura day juloos procession were oragnised at all centres where people walked for about 2-3 kilometers before converging at a common meeting point. Speeches were delivered to mu’minin in their local languages followed by Salaah. Niyaz and Juice was served to mu’mineen.
Majaalis were conducted at Bilal Hall Mombasa commenced from 5th to 13th November 2013. Mu’minin from within and outside Mombasa city gathered for maghribayn prayers followed by Lectures from various speakers on Imam Husayn (AS) and his principles, importance of Muslim Unity, Imam Husayn’s (A.S) teachings into practical application in our day to day lives and others. The lectures ended with poems on the tragedy of Karbala.
A special 5 part series of radio programs was broadcasted on Pwani FM 104.7 from the 8th to 12th November 2013. In each program a question was posed to the audience; those who answered correctly were rewarded with reading materials on Imam Husein (A.S).
On Ashura night, a special radio broadcast was aired on the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation’s (KBC) Swahili Service, where audience from
within and outside Kenya had an opportunity to learn the lessons derived from Imam Husayn’s (A.S) revolution.
Bilal Muslim of Kenya extends its gratitude to the generous donation received from Federation of The KSI Jamaats of Africa, World Federation of KSIMC and Mumineen all over the World that has made it possible for us to effectively enliven the affairs of Ahlul Bayt (A.S) through various programs conducted during the months of Muharram and Safar.
You can participate in this program to keep the spirit of Aza-e Husayn alive by assisting in tableegh activities or sending in your generous contribution towards these activities, which will be in the way of Ahlul Bayt (a.s.)
“May Allah be merciful to the servant who revives our affairs” Imam Ali Ridha (a.s)
"In the event of surplus funds, it will be utilized for tabligh activities conducted by the Mission."
Donations can also be sent online through our website www.kenbilal.org