Experiencing Muharram

The martyrdom of Imam Husayn, the grandson of Muhammad, together with his seventy-two companions at Karbala, stands out as a critical point in world history for the Shi’a community.  It is commemorated each year with a period of intense mourning during the first ten days of the month of Muharram.  During these days in November 2013, I was invited to join a Shi’a Muslim leader, Syed Dr Talib Hussain Warsi, in a series of conversations around the events, their place in a wider human context and their relevance for today.  The conversations were broadcast during Muharram 2013 and can be viewed by clicking on the “Videos” button and then “Experiencing Muharram.