Arba,een Commemoration Zaria 2014/1436
Today 13/12/2014 equivalent to 21/02/1436 Hijiriyya marked the 40th day commemoration of the martyrdom of sayyidush-shuhada Imam Husain (AS) for which tens of thousands of Muslims from different parts of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Ghana trek to Husainiyya Baqiyyatullah from outskirts of Zaria city to attain the 40th day commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Husain the grandson of the Apostle of Allah Taala.
The event begins earlier on the day with procession to the nucleus of the city (Husainiyya Baqiyyatullah), Arba’een condolence Poems, Drama, Chest beats and weeps.
Mal Abdulhameed Bello gave a brief introduction of the Arbaeen trek and chaired Sayyid Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) to the podia to deliver his blessed speech on the Program, He begins with praising Allah taala for witnessing this memorable day, since the first 40th day after the martyrdom of imam Husain A., Jabir al-ansaary was the first companion to mark trek of Arbaeen where he match with his foot slowly from madina (Saudi arebia) to Karbala,the sercrifice of Imam Husain let Islam stand on his feet.
Sayyid (H) elaborate more on the Hadith that mention Arbaeen commemoration as a sign of a true believer (Mumineen), and how umar bin Saad sent a letter to His master seeking for how he will buried there death bodies, he was replayed not to buried Imam Husain (AS), He also shed light on how the Household of the Apostle of Allah through Imam Husain AS where dragged through the major cities within the continent of Karbala.
Arbaeen gathering is the most populous event in the glob so far because statistics reports gave the count of individuals more than forty millions at Karbala, also here in Nigeria the trek comprises indeviduals from kano we have estimate of one million eight hundred thousand people, kaduna zone have the estimate of one million three hundred thousand people , Panbegwa more than a million among other parts, even though the summation have not been taken, no matter how some on can be bias, we tended to tens of millions, Sayyid Zakzaky (H) added.
He also share the story on the dream of a grand Ayatullah whom dreamt on how Imam Husain (AS) saves people on the day after, he Shed light on how people (audience) help the trekkers and some Christians and non-Shia Muslims that join the symbolic trek. Today we are also commemorating the 40th day of martyrdom of our members on the day of Ashura at Patiskum, and even these event we are commemorating we really plane to attack Kaduna trekkers and other places but Allah planed ahead of them.
Sayyid (H) concluded with explanation on how Yazeed bn Muawiyya died and pray for a venge from Allah taala.