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How to find the right path?

SHAFAQNA – In a Divine Hadith (narration), Allah (SWT) revealed to Prophet Dawood (AS): O’ Dawood, I (God) placed five things in another five things, but people look for them in five other things and they cannot find them. I placed knowledge in hunger and endeavour, but people look for it in being full up […]

What does the holy Quran say about Dua?

SHAFAQNA – In the beginning of Ayah 60 of Surah Qafir, Allah (SWT) said: “Call on Me (God); I will answer you.” And also in Ayah 186 of Surah Al-Baqarah, Allah (SWT) said: “And when my servants ask you about Me (God); Then (they should know that) I am close (to them). I answer the […]

What can Dua do to the human being?

SHAFAQNA – The interpretation by some of our great scholars about Dua is that, the Quran was sent down and Dua goes up. The spirituality in Dua wants to make the mankind into a real human being. If the mankind is left to itself will be more dangerous than all the animals. These Duas with […]

What is the ruling on exchanging good quality rice with low quality one? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about exchanging good quality rice with low quality one. Question: If we exchange good quality rice with low quality one and receive extra money, what is the ruling on such dealing and the money earned? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: It is exchange usury and Haram, and […]

What is the night of destiny?

SHAFAQNA – In the night of destiny (Lailatul Qadr), the angel will come down to the Caliph of Allah (SWT) in order to take delivery of all the affairs signed by him and then depart to put those in action. In that night everything (every aspect of life) will be separated and specified as mentioned […]

Is it right to talk on the phone in public places where others need to concentrate? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about talking on the phone in public places. Question: Is it allowed to talk on the phone in public places especially libraries and work places where concentration is needed? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: If it does not bother others, there is no problem in itself. Source: […]

What is the purpose of Dua?

SHAFAQNA – These Duas which are recommended for each month, or each day, especially in The Month of Rajab, the Month of Sha’abaan, and the Month of Ramadhan, they strengthen human beings spiritually, and also open the way for them and they are like spotlights to take the human beings out of the darkness and […]

Why the holy Quran was sent only to the Prophet (PBUH)?

SHAFAQNA – Who has accepted this feast (the Month of Ramadhan) and what are the preliminaries of this feast and what is the feast itself? I must say that except the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) no one else has accepted this invitation. Invitation and acceptance have stages. The highest stage of acceptance is that after […]

How to hasten the appearance of Imam Mahdi (AJ)?

SHAFAQNA – It is narrated from Imam Baqir (AS) who said: Whoever recites Mosabbahat (the five Surahs of the holy Quran: Al-Hadeed, Al-Hashr, As-saf, Al-Jum’ah, Al-Taqabun) every night before sleeping will not die until he/she becomes aware of Imam Mahdi (AJ) and if dies before that, will be near the Prophet (PBUH) [1]. It is […]

What is the legacy of fasting?

SHAFAQNA – In the Meraj Hadith (narration) it is mentioned that God said: O’ Ahmad, do you know what is the legacy of fasting? The Prophet (PBUH) replied: No. God said: The legacy of fasting is to eat less and speak less. Then added: Silence leads to wisdom (Hekmah), and wisdom to knowledge/insight (Ma’arafah), and […]

What is the duty of pregnant and breastfeeding women who fear fasting may harm them and their children? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered questions about the duty of pregnant and breastfeeding women in the Month of Ramadhan. Question: A lady has been pregnant in the last two years in the Month of Ramadhan, and has been unable to fast in those times, but at the moment can fast, what is the […]

What happens to my fasting if I arrive after Dhuhr Adhan to my destination intending to stay there for 10 days? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about traveling and fasting. Question: Is my fasting correct for the same day, if I arrive after Dhuhr Adhan to my destination intending to stay there for 10 days? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: The fasting of that day is not correct, and must reach the place […]

Is fasting difficult?

SHAFAQNA – The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) told Jaber ibn Ansari (RA): O’ Jaber, this is the Month of Ramadhan; whoever fasts its days and spends its nights reciting Zikr (praise of God), and keeps protecting dignity of the stomach and body, and protect the tongue, will exit sins as he/she exits this month. Jaber […]