In this lesson, we will be looking at the day of Ashura which is historically an important yet tragic event in the history of Islam. We will be considering and examining how both Sunni and Shi'a Muslims remember this day and event. If you have the TV or music on, now is the time to switch it off. If you are not using your mobile phone for this lesson, it is best advised to put it away so it doesn't distract you. You will need a black or blue pen and another colour pen such as green or red for corrections, some paper or your exercise book and more importantly a curious brain and attentive ears! Any reference to verses from the Qur'an mentioned or included within this lesson are sourced from 'Quranic Arabic Corpus' using the Sahih International translation.
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Lesson summary: Ashura
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