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Hadrat Masumah (A.S.), the Great Narrator of Ahadith

SHAFAQNA- The narrators of the Hadiths, Muhaddith(1) from Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) and the Infallible Imams (A.S.) bear a great right...

A lesson from Imam Sadeq (AS) for Abu Hanifah

SHAFAQNA - One day Abu Hanifah came to meet Imam Sadeq (AS) and learn lessons from Imam (AS). At...

The main point of Ayah 10 of Surah Al-Roum

SHAFAQNA - Ayah 10 of Surah Al-Roum says: “Then, how evil was the outcome for those who practiced evil,...

Scientific Contributions of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Compiled by: Ayatullah Shaheed Murtadha Mutahhari The Imam who encountered the issue of ruling and caliphate was Imam al-Sadiq, so...

Being Thankful in Life: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter...

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:122-123) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Being Thankful in Life بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ يَا بَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ اذْكُرُوا نِعْمَتِيَ الَّتِي...

The main point of Ayah 5 of Surah Al-Mominoon

SHAFAQNA - Ayah 5 of Surah Al-Mominoon says: “Those (the believers) who guard their private parts.” This holy verse...

Imam Sadeq (AS): My words and Hadiths are the...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam sadeq (AS) who said: My words and Hadiths (narrations) are the same...

Description of the hypocrites by infallible Imams (AS)

SHAFAQNA - Replying to a letter from Mohammad ibn Fadhil who had asked a question, Imam Reza (AS) described...

One of the main points of Ayah 31 of...

SHAFAQNA - The first part of Ayah 31 of Surah Al-A’araf says: “O’ children of Adam; wear your beautiful...

Heaven and hell according to the holy Quran

SHAFAQNA - The topic of heaven and hell has been discussed in various Ayahs (verses) of the holy Quran...

Pleasing Adversary: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:120-121) By:...

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:120-121) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Pleasing Adversary بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَلَن تَرْضَىٰ عَنكَ الْيَهُودُ وَلَا النَّصَارَىٰ حَتَّىٰ تَتَّبِعَ...

Special characteristics of hypocrites according to the Prophet of...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: There are three characteristics which if...

Imam Musa bin Ja’far al-Kazim(A.S.) The Seventh Holy Imam

SHAFAQNA- Name: Musa Title: Al-Kazim Kunyat: Abu Ibrahim Born: at Abwa (between Mecca and Medina) on Sunday the 7th Safar 128 A.H Father's name: Imam Jafar-as-Sadiq(A.S.). Mother's name: Hamida Khatoon. Martyred:aged 55...

Salaat according to Imam Sadeq (AS)

SHAFAQNA - There are various narrations from Imam Sadeq (AS) regarding the meaning of words and phrases which must...

Stockholm hosts European Quran a competition

SHAFAQNA- The Swedish capital of Stockholm will play host to a Quran competition for European countries. He said the contest used...

7 Year Old Girl Memorise The Entire Quran

SHAFAQNA- Maariya from Luton, England has finished retaining the whole Qur’an. She began matured 5 when she retained Surah Yasin in...

Visually-Impaired Learn Reading Quran in Braille in Istanbul

SHAFAQNA- A Quranic center in Istanbul Turkey teaches the visually-impaired to read the Quran in braille. Those attending the courses at...

Distinctive characteristics of the holy Quran and the duties...

SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali (AS) said: The Quran is a preventive commander, and a silent speaker, and the proof...

A Bearer of Good News and Warner: Commentary of...

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:119) By: Mohammad Sobhanie A Bearer of Good News and Warner بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ إِنَّا أَرْسَلْنَاكَ بِالْحَقِّ...

Leadership of Ummah according to the holy Quran

SHAFAQNA - In Islam the issue of leadership is significantly important to the point where Allah (SWT) called it...

Contrapuntal Harmony in the Thought, Mood and Structure of...

SHAFAQNA- Contrapuntal Harmony in the Thought,  Mood and Structure of Surah Fâtihah Mustansir Mir The opening Surah of the Qur'an is generally regarded...

Heaven and hell according to the holy Quran

SHAFAQNA - There are various verses (Ayahs) in the holy Quran which indicate that heaven and hell have already...

The role of knowledge and belief in daily life

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Ali (AS) who said: Knowledge is life and belief leads to salvation....

Int’l Conference on Translating Quran to Be Held in...

SHAFAQNA- The fifth international conference on translating the meanings of the Holy Quran is going to be held on Feb...

The reciters of the holy Quran who did not...

SHAFAQNA - In the Saffayn War (year 38 AH), the army of Imam Ali (AS) was winning, and Moawiyah’s...

Algerian Blind Sisters Memorizers of Entire Quran

SHAFAQNA- Three Algerian sisters who are visually-impaired have managed to learn the entire Quran by heart. Sabrina, Hannan and Wahida live...

List of Famous Qur’anic Tafaseer (Exegeses) Throughout History

SHAFAQNA - The following was taken from Iqra online I decided to compile a list of some of the most...

The main point of Ayah 7 of Surah Al-Talaq

SHAFAQNA - In a part of Ayah 7 of Surah Al-Talaq, Allah (SWT) said: “And the person, whose resources...

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