Quran & Etrat

The everlasting blessings

SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali (AS) told Jaber ibn Abdullah Ansari: O' Jaber, the one who is granted with abundant...

Wisdom according to the Prophet (PBUH)

SHAFAQNA - The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) described wisdom as a shackle (a restraining device) which is placed on...

Quran-reading Apps Growing in Popularity

SHAFAQNA- Apps for reading the Quran are gaining popularity across the Islamic world and beyond. The apps allow users to read...

London to Host Quranic Studies Conference

SHAFAQNA- The Sixth International Conference on Quranic Studies will be held in London, Britain, next year. Organized by the Quran International...

Angels’ Divine Trial: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:30;...

Shafaqna (International Shia News Agency) Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:30; Part-2) By: Mohammad Sobhanie   Angels’ Divine Trial بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَعَلَّمَ آدَمَ...

Essentials of being a Shia according to Imam Sadeq...

SHAFAQNA - In the book of Alsaraer from the book of Aloyoun Wal Mahasen by Sheikh Mofeed, it is ...

Knowledge and experience

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Hussain (AS) who said: Learning and studying is the fruitful seed for...

Hazrat Ismail (AS) and Imam Hussain (AS)

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated that sheep belonging to Hazrat Ismail (AS) were grazing near River Forat, one day...

The true and pure intention

SHAFAQNA - Ayah 21 of Surah Mohammad says: The true way (God's way) is obedience and appropriate speech. When...

Prophet Ibrahim (AS) cried for Imam Hussain (AS)

SHAFAQNA - Prophet Ibrahim (AS) cried many times for Imam Hussain (AS), one of those times was whilst he was...

The highest levels of belief according to Imam Sajjad...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Sajjad (AS) who said: Being content with unpleasant and harsh destinies, is...

The effects of actions against oppressors

SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali (AS) said: O' believers, whoever sees a transgression and witnesses call to a bad deed...

Prophet Noah (AS) and Imam Hussain (AS)

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated that when Prophet Noah (AS) was in his ship on the water, reached a...

Imam Hussain (AS) and Jabrail (AS)

SHAFAQNA - Ibn Abbas narrated that: Before Imam Hussain (AS) moved towards Iraq, I saw him near the door...

Divine honour

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Hussain (AS) who said: The one who obeys Allah (SWT), the Almighty...

Allah (SWT) commands justice

SHAFAQNA - Ayah 90 of Surah Al-Nahl says: "Allah (SWT) commands justice, good deeds (Ehsan) and helping relatives, whilst...

Benefits of visiting the shrine of Imam Hussain (AS)...

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Baqer (AS) who said: Recommend to our Shias to visit (Ziarat) the...

Lessons of Karbala in brief

SHAFAQNA - Imam Hussain (AS) taught the humanity that the head can be on top of the cane but...

Moral qualities

SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali (AS) said: With a lot of silence, human being's dignity will be increased. Being just,...

The believers according to the holy Quran

SHAFAQNA - Ayah 71 of Surah Al-Tawbah describes the believing women and men as: " The believing men and...

A divine guarantee

SHAFAQNA - Imam Hussain (AS) said: I advise you to the divine piety, because Allah (SWT) guarantees to replace...

The day of justice

SHAFAQNA - On the Day of Judgment no denial, doubt or protest is accepted because that day is the...

The influence of the others on a human being

SHAFAQNA - There is no doubt that human beings are influenced by those who they associate with, as the...

Trust

SHAFAQNA - Imam Sadeq (AS) said: No prophet has been appointed except for truth and returning the deposit to...

Tolerant believers

SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali (AS) said: Indeed our (Ahlul Bait) affair (Welayat), is hard and difficult to bear and...

Divine forgiveness

SHAFAQNA - The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) said: There is a medicine for every illness and the medicine for...

A happy ending

SHAFAQNA - The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) said: How prosperous is the one who has a long life and...

Progression in life

SHAFAQNA - If a human being wants to progress and move up the ladder, must rely on God to...

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