Arbaeen – The Walk

Arbaeen – The Walk

Arbaeen – The Walk

Millions of people from all over the world walk tens of kilometers across Iraq every year.


This book explores the historical, spiritual, social and theological basis of the world’s biggest annual peace gathering: Arbaeen.

Drawing on his own personal experiences of the walk, the author probes into:

The significance of the number 40

Islamic emphases on walking

Remarkable benefits of the journey

Essential tips for those taking part

Personal experiences from around the world!

Reflections and etiquettes of the ziyarah (visitation) and much more.. 

This book is a must-read for anyone wanting to know more about the annual walk undertaken by millions of Shia Muslims.

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