Molana Sheikh Abdul Jalil opened today DRAW #17, and after reciting prayers and Duas, he randomly selected following three Winners.

Entry # 130 – Sr. Qulsum Mir – Member (TX)

Entry #298 – Qamber Sikandar – Student Member (MD)

Entry # 170 – Hashmat Husain – Member (MD)

Congratulations to all winners.

List Of Draw #17 Participants

Please notify any error or discrepancy

by email to: [email protected]

SY Team

Results Of Draw #16

Free Ziyaraat Program – Results Of The Draw #16

Entry No: 45 – Sr. Samia Sikandar (MD)

Entry No: 113 – Hasan Peerbhoy (MD)

Entry No:  136  Sr. Erum Salman (MD)

Note: Participants Final List will be circulated by emails on Monday October 16, 2023, insha’Allah.

ANNOUNCEMENT – Draw #16 To Open ON Saturday, October 14,2023

ANNOUNCEMENT – Draw #16 To Open ON Saturday, October 14,2023

Molana Sheikh Abdul Jalil will select randomly three Lucky Winners. Results will be posted to the website the same day, insha’Allah.



1. Muharram Ka Chand Dekh tehi …….Ham Ghamo Mai Doob Jayenge
2.Majlis And Matem Gar Jo Dil Se Kiya..
3. Gunaho Ko Dhoker Be Gunah Ho Jayenge…
4. Yeh Pursa Syedah (Fatema S.A.) Ne Agar Kabul Kiya..
5. Ham Jannat UL Firdous Ke Haq Daar Ho Jayenge…Ameen Summa Ameen
Note: Please see translation of the above verses at the end of the Article.


  • A majority of Muslim scholars fully agree that Imam Husain (a.s.) saved Islam by sacrificing his life and 72 others in the Battle of Karbala, and that the “Lessons of Karbala” are not meant for any particular group, rather they are meant for all humanity….
Compiled By: Samena Sabir, Vice President,
The tragic events of Karbala that occurred 14 centuries ago, reflect a collision of  good versus evil, the virtuous versus the vicious, the collision of two leaders,Imam Husain (a,s.) (the head of virtue) versus Yazid (the head of vice). Imam Husain (a.s.) was a righteous man, the religious authority, and the Imam of Muslim Ummah (the followers). As the representative of his grandfather Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), Imam Husain (a.s.)’s main concern was to safeguard and protect Islam, and guide the fellow Muslims. On the other hand, the staying in power by the rulers like Mu’awiya (son of Abu Sufyan) and his son Yazid depended solely on the spread of terror and might of the sword. They used brute force to rule over the Muslim empire by all possible illicit means.   Imam Husain (a.s.) never recognized Mu’awiya  nor Yazid as legitimate ruler of the Muslim Ummah. Before him,Imam Ali (a.s.) had fought battles against Mu’awiya because Mu’awiya continuously misused public funds and violated the Islamic principles.Imam Al-Hasan (a.s.), an elder brother of Imam Husain, had to swallow the bitter pill of making a peace agreement with Mu’awiya, in order to safeguard the security of the Ummah which was at stake at that time.

When Yazid, son of Mu’awiya declared himself  a ruler over the Ummah, he demanded Imam Al-Husain (a.s.)’s allegiance of loyalty. Imam Husain (a.s.) on his part flatly rejected Yazid’s rule and behavior, for there was no way Yazid could represent Islam. He believed allegiance  would be blasphemy. But Yazid, the tyrant ruler over the Ummah, was adamant in his demand, and tension between the two parties increased day by day.   Imam Husain (a.s.) was quick to realize that giving allegiance of loyalty to Yazid would jeopardize the survival of Islam. To safeguard and protect Islam, therefore, the Imam had no choice but to confront and collide with Yazid’s rule irrespective of consequences. Imam Husain (a.s.) along with his family members and companions decided to leave Madina and travelled to Kufa.  Since Yazid had ordered his commanders to seize the Imam’s allegiance of loyalty at any cost, even by brutal force, the commanders assembled a relatively large army estimated at 30,000. The armysurrounded Imam Husain (a.s.)’s camp of about 130 persons in a desert called Karbala( Iraq), located about 60 miles southwest of Baghdad. The enemy forces cut off the basic necessities to the camp, including access to water. The camp consisted of Imam Husain, his family, friends, and companions, all of whom stood firm and determined with him. These brave companions would rather face death for the noble cause of Islam, than submit to the outrageous tyranny and the un-Islamic ways and practices of Yazid.

On 10th of Muharram Hijra 61 (October 10, 680 AD), a battle took place between 72 righteous persons on one side and giant army on the other. Yazid’s army brutally massacred 72 righteous  persons including Imam Husain (a.s.), members of his family, and his faithful companions. Thus, Karbala proved to be a clash involving Islamic truths versus falsehood, right versus wrong, belief versus disbelief, the oppressed versus the oppressor, and faith against brute force. Karbala was about standing up to oppression, regardless of the consequences. Thus, in Karbala, Al-Husain (a.s.) the 57 year old grandson of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), sacrificed almost all he had, for one goal. This goal was to letthe truth triumph over falsehood eventually,and he did that brilliantly. His goal was to foil the plan that Mu’awiya had expertly developed for his son, Yazid, which was to establish a permanent BenuUmayya’s rule over the Muslim Ummah (even by sacrificing the Islamic principles), but doing it in the name of Islam. Brilliantly, Imam Husain (a.a.) succeeded in foiling this plan and he exposed the disreputable nature of BenuUmayya though this was at the expense of his and his companions’ lives.

Following the martyrdom of Imam Al-Husain (a.s.), the survivors which included Imam ZainulAbideen (a.s.), Sayyedah Zainab (s.a.), women of the martyrs, and children including Al-Husain’s grand son Imam Al-Baaqir (a.s.). In Karbala, the first Sham-e-Ghariban agonized the bereft survivors with frightful circumstances of horrible treatment, whereas Yazid’s army spent the evening jubilantly celebrating what they perceived to be their victory. Most of the tents of Imam Al-Husain (a.s.)’s camp were filled with heart rending cries of agony over the losses of their loved ones. The evening had hardly progressed when Yazid’s soldiers entered the tents and looted the occupants. They snatched away women’s chadar (veil) and jewelry.  After setting their tents on fire, they took everyone (including the ailing Imam ZainulAbideen (a.s.) as captives. They placed all captives on bare backs of camels, and traveled through a long exhaustive journey from Karbala to Kufa and then from Kufa to Damascus (a distance of about 700 miles). During the journey, the women were without their hijab (head-covers), while ahead of them the captors were carrying the severed heads of Al-Husain (a.s.) and othermartyrs hoisted atop spears. All of the surviving women and children (of which many were the descendents of the Holy Prophet (pbuh) were put to bear tremendous sufferings, tortures and atrocities for over a year.It was a tragedy of such an enormous magnitude that there is no parallel event in any other religion.

Sayyedah Zainab (s.a.), in captivity, through her remarkable leadership, patience, and perseverance, as well as her eloquent speeches delivered in Kufa and Damascus, exposed Yazid’s notorious rule. Through her speeches she brought alive the high status of the family of the Holy Prophet (pbuh), and their struggle against the forces of evil, thus waking up the Ummah to their senses. Upon learning the truth about the Karbala massacre, Ummah began to protest to Yazid and created circumstances that led to the captives’ freedom and their return journey to Karbala and Medina, where large numbers of people joined them in their grief and mourning. The people of Medina hailed Imam Al-Husain (a.s.) as a savior of Islam, and Sayyedah Zainab (s.a.) as a savior of the Ummah. They all noted  that Yazid, despite his enormous wealth and mighty power, could not win the Battle of Karbala.Yazid wanted allegiance but did not get it, he wanted to destroy Islam but could not do so. Every year millions of Shia muslims visit Karbala to pay tributes to Imam Husain (a.s.)’s holy shrine. For full details of these tragic events, please read on-line the following book: The important lesson that Imam Husain ( a.s.) taught is that, irespective of consequenses one should always do right nothing but right.

“Karbala: Before And After”  www.slideshare.net/changezi/karbala

One of the scholars who reviewed the above book, commented:

  • Learning about the tragedy of Karbala is essential for everyone, young or old.
  • It strengthens our faith,
  • Gives us guidance to do what is right,
  • Protects us from Evil, and
  • Enhances our love for Imam Husain (a.s.) and all other Martyrs of Karbala.
  • No doubt, the book appears to be a priceless jewel for all of our youth. However, the book is not for any particular community.
  •  Rather, in my opinion, lessons of Karbala are meant for all humanity.
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  • Translation of Urdu Verses: Line 1. “As soon as we see Muharram’s crescent”.  “We get engrossed into sadness”.
  • Line 2 ” If we participated in Majlis and Matem sincerely”. Line 3 ” We could wipe off our sins and become innocent”.
  • Line 4  ” If Syedah (Fatema Zahra (s.a) did accept our condolences”.
  •  Line 5″ We could then become eligible (to enter into)  the Jannatul Firdous”. 




 EID e GHADEER (July 7, 2023), insha’ALLAH.

Last Date To Participate In The Draw –  July 5, 2023.

FZP Draw #14 – Results Of The Draw



DRAW #14 – Results Of The Draw.

Draw Date 4.15.2023

Respected Molana Shekh Abdul Jalil conducted the Draw on Saturday April 15, 2023.  After reciting verses of the Holy Quran, he randomly selected  three winners, see names below. Each winner shall receive a Land Package including free Visa, 6 or 7 Nights Hotel, (3) Daily Meals, and Ground Transportation in Iraq for Ziyaraat of Holy Shrines in Iraq ( Total Value Not To Exceed $900).

Winner #1 – Entry #133 –  Shabbir Mir (TX)

Winner #2 – Entry #236 – Shehzadali Batliwala (MO)

Winner #3 – Entry #48 – Kumail Raza (PA)

Total Participants 51

Final List Of Participants For Draw #14

Sr. Maniha Sabir (TX) – Member
Faizan Naqvi (MD) – Member
Sr. Samia Sikandar (MD)- Member
Kumail Raza (PA) – Student
Kumail Raza (PA)- Student
Asad Hussain (MD) – Member
Sr. Sehar Sabir (NY) – Member
Sr. Hena Muhammad (MD)- Member
Sr. Zehra Rizvi (MD)- Student
Faaris Rizvi (MD)- Student
Zain Baqar (MD) – Member
Sr. Nargis S Khabir (MD) – Student
Sr. Salmah Zainab Khabir (MD) – Member
Sr. Maria Abbas (MD) – Member
Sr. Salmah Zainab Khabir (MD) – Member
Rosa A. Ghalalay (VA)
Hasan Peerbhoy (CA) Student
Shawn Kirmani (MD) – Member
John Kirmani (MD) – Member
Sr. Qulsum Mir (TX) -Member
Shabbir Mir (TX) – Member
Kassim A. Manekia (CA) – Student
Hashmat Husain (MD) – Member
Mohammad A. Naqvi (MD) – Member
Sr. Binish Ali (MD) – Member
Askari Rizvi (MD) – Last Entry
Akbar Zaidi (VA) – Member
Fazal Abbas Mirza (MD) Student
Yasser Ghazaley (VA)
Fazal Abbas Mirza (MD) Student
Sr. Natasha Danish (PA)
Zaran A. Peerbhoy (CA) Student
Shehzadali Batliwala (MO)
Shehzadali Batliwala (MO)
Shujat Husain (MD)- Student
Sr. Sarah Jaffery (MD)
Yasser Ghazaley (VA)
Johnn Ghazaley (VA)
Sr. Amena Talajawala (MD) Student
Ali Zaidi (MD) – Student
Sr. Amina Zaidi (MD) – Student
Adam Zaidi (MD) – Student
Amin Shehata (MD)
Sr. Mariam Z. Jafri (MD)- Student
Sr. Sahar Zaidi (MD) Student
Jaffer Sikandar (MD) – Student
Jaffer Sikandar (MD) – Student
Qamber Sikandar (MD)- Student
Qamber Sikandar (MD)- Student
Aieman Zehra (FL) –Student
Aieman Zehra (FL) –Student



Biography Of The Holy Prophet (pbuh)


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Molana Sheikh Abdul Jalil Nawee conducted Draw #13 on Saturday, January 14, 2023.  After making Duas, he randomly selected three winners as follows:

Winner:  Member Entry #38 – Sr. Sabah Zaidi (VA)

Winner: Member Entry #3  – Mohammad Sabir (MD)

Winner:  Student Entry # 292 –  Syed Muhammad Raza Jafri  (MD)

Congratulation to all three winners.

Each Winner shall receive  Free Land Package including Visa + 6/7 Nights Hotel, Meals, and ground transportation in Iraq (total value not to exceed $900). A detailed list of  final participants for Draw #13 and Tentative List of participants for Draw #14 are published below.


DRAW #13 – Final List Of Participants



Member Or Entry #          Name Of Participants

       Please Read Notes Below.

Draw #13 –

C- Current and Eligible

Next  Draw #14

in April 2023, insha’Allah.

3 Mohammed Sabir (MD)- Member c Winner
20 Sr. Maniha Sabir (TX) – Member c c
24 Faizan Naqvi (MD) – Member c c
38 Sr, Sabah Zaidi (VA) – Member c Winner
45 Sr. Samia Sikandar (MD)- Member c c
48 Kumail Raza (PA) – Student c c
48a Kumail Raza (PA)- Student c c
49 Asad Hussain (MD) – Member c c
50 Sr. Sehar Sabir (NY) – Member c c
67 Zeeshan Rajan (MD)- Member c c
69 Sr. Hena Muhammad (MD)- Member c c
75 Zain Baqar (MD) – Member c c
91 Sr. Nargis S Khabir(MD) – Student c c
92 Minhas Sabir (TX)- Member c c
92 Sr. Maria Abbas (MD) – Member c c
93 Sr. Salmah Zainab Khabir (MD) – Member c c
113 Hasan Peerbhoy (CA) Student c c
125 Shawn Kirmani (MD) – Member C C
126 John Kirmani (MD) – Member C C
130 Sr. Qulsum Mir (TX) -Member C C
133 Shabbir Mir (TX) – Member C C
170 Hashmat Husain (MD) – Member C C
172 Mohammad A. Naqvi (MD) – Member C C
180 Sr. Binish Ali (MD) – Member C C
187 Askari Rizvi (MD) – Last Entry C3 Please Join again
193 Akbar Zaidi (VA) – Member C C
194 Fazal Abbas Mirza (MD) Student C C
194a Fazal Abbas Mirza (MD) Student C C
231 Sr. Natasha Danish (PA) C C
232 Zaran A. Peerbhoy (CA) Student C C
236 Shujat Husain (MD)- Student C C
245 Sr. Amena Talajawala (MD) Student C C
286 Ali Zaidi (MD) – Student C C
287 Sr. Amina Zaidi (MD) – Student c c
288 Adam Zaidi (MD) – Student c c
289 Amin Shehata (MD) c c
291 Sr. Mariam Z. Jafri (MD)- Student c c
292 Syed Muhammad Jafry (MD)- Student c Winner
293 Sr. Sahar Zaidi (MD) Student c c
294 Jaffer Sikandar (MD) – Student c c
294b Jaffer Sikandar (MD) – Student c c
298 Qamber Sikandar (MD)- Student c c
298b Qamber Sikandar (MD) – Student c c
299 Aieman Zehra (FL) -Student c c
299b Aieman Zehra (FL) – Student c c
Notes: 1. One additional Entry”a” is added for each student who is waiting since Draw #7.

2. Those students waiting since Draw #8 will have one additional entry “b” in the next Draw #14.

3. Winners who have accepted awards are not eligible for future Phase 2 Draws.

4. All Winners wil be required to produce proof of eligibility for the Phase 2 Draw; Students will be required to produce a copy of College enrolment or latest transcript not older than 10.1. 2021. Participants Pleae notify any error or discrepancy by email to: [email protected]






Free Ziyaraat Program – Changes Announced Phase 2 Draws.





Website: Shia-youth.org, email: [email protected]


Free Ziyaraat Program for Phase 2 is revised to increase Number Of Awards from 9 To 12 Per Year. Annual Membership for Members (age group of 19 to 39 yrs.) the Fee of $30 is waived and Quarterly Draws are implemented. New Members can Join FZP by paying a one time donation of $75.00 and participate in all Phase 2 Draws free provided they are in age group of 19-39 yrs. Any Jaferia Muslim, US Citizen or Green card holder who celebrated his/her 40th birthday more than 4 months prior to the date of any Draw, will be considered eligible for that Draw. All winners will each receive Land package of value not exceeding $900. Air Travel not provided.

Changes Effective January 1, 2023 For All Phase 2 Draws #13 to #25. Next Draw #13 is scheduled for end of January. Exact date will be announced in December, insha”allah.



No Of Draws
Entry Donation
New Members
 No of Draws increased from 3 to 4 per year.
(One Draw each Quarter)
3 Winners Per Draw shall be randomly selected by Molana-
Total Winners increased from 9 to 12 per year.
All Winners to Receive Land Package – Value $900 each,( Air travel not provided for Phase 2)
$25 Per Entry Number. Each Entry holder will participate free in three consecutive Draws, instead of two. One person can purchase no more than two entries.
Annual Membership Fee of $30 eliminated. All Members age 19-39 will now participate in all future Draws for free, until they win an award or reach 40th Birthday.
 New participants can join FZP by paying a one time donation of $75 to become a Member.
Note: Each participant is required to submit a confirmation of eligibility for Phase 2 Draws (#13 to #25). Those who have celebrated their 40th Birthdays are not eligible for Phase 2 Draws. ( Award Winners will be asked to submit a copy of first page of US Passport or Green Card for verification), Next Draw #13 will be opened at the end of January instead of in December. New Entries purchased after November 1 will be eligible for participation in  3 consecutive Draws.