Piety through Fasting: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:183-184) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:183-184) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Piety through Fasting بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا كُتِبَ…

Who is Imam al-Sādiq?

Shafqna: Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Imam al-Sādiq Imam al-Sādiq, the sixth the Imam, was born in 702 AD in Medina. He passed away in 765 AD there and buried in Baqīʿ Cemetry. His mother was…

Writing a Will: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:180-182) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:180-182) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Writing a Will بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمْ إِذَا حَضَرَ أَحَدَكُمُ…

The main point of Ayah 37 of Surah Qaaf

SHAFAQNA - In his commentary (Tafseer) of Ayah 37 of Surah Qaaf, Ayatollah Hadavi Tehrani said: Allah (SWT) mentioned in this Ayah: “There truly is a reminder in this for whoever has a heart, whoever listens attentively.” The commentary…

Retribution and Forgiveness: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:178-179) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:178-179) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Retribution and Forgiveness بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا…

The main point of Ayahs 18 and 19 of Surah Al-Muddaththir

SHAFAQNA - Thinking, reflection and awareness cause insight; of course not all kinds of thinking. The thinking that is deep and real; and it is not shallow and just looks at the surface mixed with love of the world or wanting to occupy high…

The main point of Ayah 14 of Surah Aal-e-Imran

SHAFAQNA - Internally a human being has many forces, like wisdom, desire, anger, and fantasy; and they are agreeable with human being’s desire and anger. Love of wealth which is a branch of enjoyments of desire force, and love of reaching…

The main points of Ayahs 1 to 3 of Surah Al-Ma’arij

SHAFAQNA - On the Day of Ghadeer Khom when the sermon and the speech of the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) finished, a man by the name of “Jaber ibn Nadhr” or as some others mentioned by the name of “Harith bin No’maan” came to the Prophet…

Norms of Righteousness: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:177) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:177) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Norms of Righteousness بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ لَّيْسَ الْبِرَّ أَن تُوَلُّوا وُجُوهَكُمْ…

Infographics: What Are Parents Rights in Quran?

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: This infographic give us a quick look at what the holy Quran says about parents rights.    Read more from Shafaqna: The Holy Quran and the Parents French parents name baby ‘Jihad,’ may face charges Infographics:…

The main points of Ayahs 118 and 121 of Surah Al-An’aam

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Ward Ibn Zayd who said: I requested from Imam Baqir (AS): O’ the son of the Prophet (PBUH), dictate a narration in order that I write it down. Imam Baqir (AS) said: O’ people of Kufah, what happened to your…

Concealing the Truth: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:174-176) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:174-176) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Concealing the Truth   بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَكْتُمُونَ مَا…

What should Muslims learn from Imam Hussain (AS)?

SHAFAQNA - Imam Hussain (AS) spent all his life time to eliminate what is described as bad and prevent the rule of oppressive regimes as well as prevent the corruptions which existed in those regimes. Imam Hussain (AS) gave everything he had…

Who is Imam Husayn (AS)?

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Imam Husayn (AS) Shafaqna - The third Shiite Imam, Husayn, was the second son of Ali  and Fatima . He was born in 626 AD. He was named in a ceremony similar to the one held for his elder brother Hasan in the presence of the Prophet Muhammad…

The main point of Ayah 8 of Surah Al-Takathur

SHAFAQNA - In Ayah 8 of Surah Al-Takathur, Allah (SWT) said: “Then shall you be questioned that day about the bliss (na’eem)”. Abu Hanifah asked Imam Sadeq (AS) about the commentary (Tafseer) of this Ayah, and Imam (AS) asked him: What…

Enjoying Foods and Drinks: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:172-173) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:172-173) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Enjoying Foods and Drinks   بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا…

The main point of Ayah 11 of Sural Ar-Ra’ad

SHAFAQNA - Abu Khalid Kabuli narrated: I heard from Imam Sajjad (AS) who always used to say: There are five sins which change Divine Blessings, and they are: Oppressing people Abandoning good deeds Abandoning what is known as good…

The main point of Ayah 96 of Surah Al-A’araaf

SHAFAQNA - In Ayah 96 of Surah Al-A’araaf, Allah (SWT) said: “If the people of the towns had but believed and adopted piety, (all kinds of) blessings from the sky and the earth should indeed have opened out to them by Allah (SWT). But they…

Blind Fanaticism and Prejudice: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:170-171) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:170-171) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Blind Fanaticism and Prejudice بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَإِذَا قِيلَ لَهُمُ اتَّبِعُوا مَا…

The consequence of wrong interpretation of the holy Quran

SHAFAQNA - Imam Sadeq (AS) heard that a man became famous for his piety. One day, Imam (AS) saw that man with a lot of people gathered round him, and then he separated from people and went on his way, but Imam Sadeq (AS) was watching his actions.…

The main point of Ayah 5 of Surah Nisa

SHAFAQNA - Ismaeil the eldest son of Imam Sadeq (AS) had some money and was informed about a Quraishi man from Medina who wanted to go to Yemen. He decided to give him the money to buy some goods from there. So he consulted his father Imam Sadeq…

Enjoying Foods and Drinks: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:168-169) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:168-169) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Enjoying Foods and Drinks بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ كُلُوا مِمَّا…

The method believers must adopt in their sayings and behaviours according to the holy Quran

SHAFAQNA - In the second part of Ayah 23 of Surah An-Najm, Allah (SWT) said: “They follow nothing but conjecture and what their own souls desire.” God has asked people that when they speak, they do so in a knowledgeable way and not out of…

The Outcome of Taking Equals to Allah (SWT): Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:165-167) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:165-167) By: Mohammad Sobhanie   The Outcome of Taking Equals to Allah (SWT) بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَمِنَ النَّاسِ مَن…

Thousands of antique and invaluable manuscripts on Quran and its science

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SHAFAQNA- The Manuscripts Center in the Holy Shrine of al-Abbas declared that the Center consists of many ancient manuscripts date back to the various era. The manager of the Center Mr. Salah Mahdi Abdulwahab announced “among thousands…

The main point of Ayah 130 of Surah Al-Baqarah

SHAFAQNA - In the first part of Ayah 130 of Surah Al-Baqarah, Allah (SWT) said: “And who turns away from the religion of Ibrahim (Abraham), but such as debase their souls with folly?” In this regard, it is narrated that one day a Nasrani…

"The Qur'an, Knowledge,& Science"

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SHAFAQNA- The Description of Knowledge in the Qur'an and by the Prophet (P) There are plenty of references to knowledge and the pursuit of knowledge in the Qur'an. The general feeling they leave the reader with is that the possessor of knowledge…

what shape is the earth?

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SHAFAQNA- today we can look at a globe and know that the earth is somewhat like a ball, a sphere. the qur'an makes certain statements that led muslim scientists to understand long before their european counterparts that the earth is spherical.…