A Close Look at Surah al-Fatihah

SHAFAQNA - There is no end to learning about Surat al-Fatihah. It’s the first surah in the Quran, and we recite it many times daily in our prayers. Here, we’ll try to understand this amazing surah and look at some of the amazing things…

Role of Imam Hussain in Reviving Islam

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SHAFAQNA - On the third day of the blessed month of Sha'ban, the fourth year after Hijrah and a year after the birth of Imam Hasan (A.S.), the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him and his household) was given the news of the birth of Imam…

Imam Hussain in Holy Quran

SHAFAQNA - Imam Hussain (as) is the example for the self-conscious, uncompromising revolutionary, the one who advocated the rights of the oppressed. He is one of the near relatives of the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him and his household) whom…

Abbas ibn Ali (AS)

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SHAFAQNA- Abbas ibn Ali was the son of Ali ibn Abu Talib and Fatima binte Hizam, commonly known as Ummul Baneen. Abbas is particularly revered by Shi’a Muslims for his loyalty to his half-brother and third Shi’a Imam, Hussain ibn Ali, his…