This day is a national holiday in Iran. Shi'a mourn on the day of Arba'in, and mourning groups rally in the streets. In recent years, grand procession of Shi'as who try to arrive in Karbala on the day of Arba'in has become one of the most important mourning ceremonies of Shi'a around the world, and it has even turned into one of the largest religious processions on a global scale Read more...
- Fatima bt. Asad (a) was the second woman (the first being Khadija (a)) to become a Muslim?
- the first marriage of a Hashemite woman with a Hashemite man was the marriage of Fatima bt. Asad (a) with Abu Talib (a)?
- Jami' al-Azhar (al-Azhar University) were built in the time of Fatimids in order to teach Isma'ili teachings?
- ...the Prophet (s) shrouded Fatima bt. Asad (a) in his dress and before her burial, he lay down in her grave to pray for her?
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