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The Origins of the Arbaeen Walk
What is the historical origins of the Arbaeen visitation to Imam Hussain? Who was the first person to practise it and what is the significance of walking to Karbala?
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Imam al Ridha (AS) was passing by the city of Neyshabour when a number of scholars stopped and asked him to narrate a tradition. The Imam in front of a large crowd narrated an important tradition with its chain going back to the Prophet Mohammed via the Ahlulbayt exclusively.