Fulfillment of Prayers of Prophet Ibrahim (AS): Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:151-152) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:151-152) By: Mohammad Sobhanie   Fulfillment of Prayers of Prophet Ibrahim (AS) بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَمِنْ حَيْثُ خَرَجْتَ…

urans attributed to Infallible Imams (AS) were Rewritten

SHAFAQNA-Pages of Qur'anic verses attributed to Imams (AS) that were put on display in the Qur'an Museum of Astan Quds Razavi were rewritten. According to the Astan News, Director of the Qur'an and the Exquisites Museum of Organization of Libraries,…

The main point of Ayah 50 of Surah Adh-Dhariyat

SHAFAQNA - Ayah 50 of Surah Adh-Dhariyat says: “Then escape towards Allah (SWT) as I am a Warner to you from God, clear and obvious.” In this holy verse, it is clear where to escape and seek refuge in God, but it has not been mentioned from…

What is the correct perception of the Day of Judgment?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Sajjad (AS) who said: Beware that you are all servants of God, and we are also with you (you and I are the servants of God); and rules you and us on the Day of Judgment, the Great Ruler who is the Preventer…

Praying towards Kaaba – Sign of Divine Blessing: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:149-150) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:149-150) By: Mohammad Sobhanie   Praying towards Kaaba – Sign of Divine Blessing بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَمِنْ حَيْثُ…

Berlin Islamic Center Hosts Quran Contest

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SHAFAQNA- The contenders competed in four categories, namely Quran recitation, memorization and Quranic concepts as well as Adhan (call to prayers), the website of the center reported. It was organized on the occasion of the birth anniversary…

Four superior principles in life according to the holy Quran

SHAFAQNA - According to the holy Quran the most important principles which the human being must pay attention to, regarding the philosophy and the style of life are: Acceptance of the hereafter and the Day of Judgment: A person who believes…

The way Lady Fatimah Zahra (SA) described the infallible Imams (AS) and Imam Mahdi (AJ)

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Mahmood ibn Labeed who said: I asked Lady Fatimah Zahra (SA) about the right of Imam Ali (AS) and the way he waived that right. Lady Fatimah (SA) replied: O’ Abu Amr, the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) said: Imam is…

The connection between quality of worship and religious belief

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Sadeq (AS) who said: One day the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) asked his companions: Which one of you fast all days? Salman (RA) replied: I do, O’ the Prophet of Allah (SWT). The Prophet (PBUH) asked: Which one…

Quranic Workshop Underway in Germany

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SHAFAQNA- According to the Dar-ol-Quran Center of Germany, prominent Iranian Qari Rahim Khaki teaches the principles of Tajweed, Sowt and Lahn in the workshop. The Islamic Centre Hamburg is hosting the educational Quranic program, which…

Main point of Ayah 6 of Surah Ar-Ra’ad

SHAFAQNA - In Ayah 6 of Surah Ra’ad, God said: “They ask you to hasten on the evil in preference to the good; yet have come to pass before them, many exemplary punishments. But verily your God is full of forgiveness for mankind for their…

Race to All That Is Good: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:146-148) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

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Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:146-148) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Race to All That Is Good بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ الَّذِينَ آتَيْنَاهُمُ الْكِتَابَ…

Dealing with Seemingly Contradictory Ethical Verses & Traditions

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SHAFAQNA- The fact that many youth seem to see apparently contradictory ethical and moral admonitions in the Qur’ānic verses and traditions, often becomes the cause of confusion and a barrier to fulfill one’s moral duties correctly.…

Main Point of Ayah 125 of Surah At-Tawbah

SHAFAQNA - Ayah 125 of Surah At-Tawbah says: “But those in whose hearts is a disease, it will add evil/abomination to their evils/abominations.” Regarding the commentary of this holy verse, Imam Baqir (AS) said: It means that doubt will…

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (a.s.) and Religion

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SHAFAQNA- The prime factor for the disappointment of the Shia was the lack of a uniform or coherent ideology; and this continued to be so till the time of the great Imam of the Shias, Jafer al-Sadiq. This is what the writer says. We do…

Grand Ayatullah Khoei's Report of His Debate with a Jewish Scholar on the Perpetuity of Qur'an

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SHAFAQNA - The deceased, the Great Ayatullah Khoei in his Qur’anic exegesis book titled "Al-Bayan Fi Tafsir al-Quran", reports a conversation he had with a Jewish scholar, proving the perpetuity of the Qur'an: I had a conversation with…

A timeless Dua by Lady Fatimah Zahra (SA)

SHAFAQNA - In one of her timeless Duas, Lady Fatimah Zahra (SA) requested from Allah (SWT): O’ God, I request pure belief and monotheism (Towhid) from You; and that I fear God when I am angry and when I am in good mood/happy; and that I observe…

Sayeda Fatimah Al-Zahra (A.S.)

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SHAFAQNA-Suwaid Ibn Ghafleh said that when holy Prophet [peace be upon him and his pure progeny]’s favorite only daughter Fatimah Az-Zahraa [peace be upon her] was inflicted with her illness on her death bed after the departure of her…

History of Changing Qiblah: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:144-145) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:144-145) By: Mohammad Sobhanie   History of Changing Qiblah بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ قَدْ نَرَىٰ تَقَلُّبَ وَجْهِكَ…

Child Birth and Pregnancy in the Quran and Hadith

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SHAFAQNA- Allah says in the Quran: “O mankind! If you are in doubt about the Resurrection, then verily! We have created you (i.e. Adam) from dust, then from a Nutfah (mixed drops of male and female sexual discharge i.e. offspring…

The main point of Ayah 7 of Surah Al-Ibrahim

SHAFAQNA - In Ayah 7 of Surah Al-Ibrahim, Allah (SWT) said: “If you are grateful, I (God) will add more unto you.” From this Ayah, it can be understood that thanking God for all limitless Divine Blessings, will result in increasing the existential…

How to Effectively Learn Quran Online

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SHAFAQNA- It is mostly due to the fact that there aren’t many qualified Quran teachers where they live. But technology has made everything much easier for us these days, and you will find that you can effectively learn Quran online just…

The rich people must not be imprisoned by their wealth

SHAFAQNA- The rich people must not be imprisoned by their wealth. According to the Qur'an's explicit verses in Surah Al-Imran, and Surah At-Tawbah, this imprisonment will surely lead them toward hell. The Almighty Allah says: those who have…

The main point of Ayah 26 of Surah Al-Noor

SHAFAQNA - In the first part of Ayah 26 of surah Al-Noor, it is mentioned: “Impure women are for impure men, and impure men for impure women; and pure women are for pure men, and pure men for pure women.” In Tafseer Al-Safi, it is narrated…

Al-Mizan’s View about Ummatan Wasatan – Part 31: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:143) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:143) By: Mohammad Sobhanie   Al-Mizan’s View about Ummatan Wasatan – Part 3 بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَكَذَلِكَ جَعَلْنَاكُمْ…

Attitude & Conduct of the Holy Prophet Muhammed (s.a)

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SHAFAQNA-In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. "It was by the mercy of Allah that you were gentle with them (O, Muhammed) for if you had been harsh and hard of heart they would of dispersed from around you. So pardon them and…

The main point of Ayah 32 of Surah Al-Ma’edah according to Imam Sadeq (AS)

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) who said: Allah (SWT) said: O’ My servants, all of you are misguided unless I guide you; all of you are needy unless I make you capable (by giving you wealth and other necessities…