A philosophically rich short story imbued with Islamic thought and mystical values, Burning Every Day tells the story of the Sun as she seeks to understand the truth of Ashura and the meaning of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain at Karbala. Follow the Sun's journey as she finds a unique guide and mystical companions who teach her about the meaning of life and help her understand how the sacrifice of Imam Hussain serves as an eternal light and moral lesson for people throughout time. The spiritually engaging content of the short story together with the simple prose and captivating narration-brought to life through beautiful hand-drawn illustrations-makes Burning Every Day an endearing and educational work of literature suitable for people of all ages who seek the deeper meaning of faith.
The story was selected and presented at Harvard University prior to publication.
A complementary digital guidebook is available to further explore the philosophy of Ashura and the key symbols and themes as presented in Burning Every Day. To receive your guidebook, please visit the website provided in the book.
This is the English version of Burning Every Day. The book can also be purchased separately in Spanish. Coming soon in Arabic, Persian, Indonesian, and Malay.