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Blessings of Having Daughters

SHAFAQNA-Imam Sadiq (AS) has said: “Surely Prophet Ibrahim (AS) called on God to give him a daughter to weep after...

The Sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim (a)

SHAFAQNA - One night Ibrahim had a bad dream. He dreamt Allah told him to sacrifice Ismail. Ibrahim thought it was Shaytan playing nasty tricks on...

Salat Al-Jama’ah (Congregational Prayers)

SHAFAQNA-The Holy Prophet of Islam (saw) said: " The rows of my followers in the congregational (Jama'at) prayer on...

Knowing Allah, His Greatness and His Grace

SHAFAQNA- The Holy Prophet said: "O' people! Verily, there is no prophet after me, nor any Ummah after you...

Prayer and Its Effects

SHAFAQNA-The Holy Prophet said: "The one who takes prayer light is not of me. No, by Allah such...

On the Way to a Blessed Life

SHAFAQNA - When Safiya returned home and informed her brothers (the Prophet's uncles) of the authenticity of the news,...

Jesus Christ and the sinner

SHAFAQNA - In a tradition we read that one day Prophet Jesus (as) went along a road with his apostles,...

THE CHILDREN OF SATAN

SHAFAQNA- Question Did Satan have a child who was martyred in the Battle of Ṣiffīn fighting alongside the Commander of the...

RIGHTS OF GOD

SHAFAQNA- In the Name of Allah, Most Beneficent, Most Merciful Know ¬God have mercy upon you¬ that God has rights...

Manners of Welcoming Momin to One’s Home

SHAFAQNA- According to Imam Ja'far-e-Sadiq (a.s.), "whenever a fellow momin visits one's house, one should make him have food and if...

The Ideal Leadership (Part 3)

SHAFAQNA-An ideal leader of a society is the one who ever remains aware and concious of the problems afflicting...

Identifying and recognising Nasibi ideology

SHAFAQNA- Several authoritative Sunni works are being relied on for this section. Al Muhaddith Shah Abdul Aziz states in "Taufa Ithna...

Proof of God in Greece

SHAFAQNA - Before entering into this discussion, we remind you of two points. First, we shall provide a general outlook...

Life of the Next World

SHAFAQNA-The principle of belief in the eternal life of the next world is one of the important points of...

The Ideal Leadership (Part 2)

SHAFAQNA-Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (as)  is reported to have said: “The means of securing leadership is a generous heart” What...

Attitude of a Muslim Scholar at Human Embryology

SHAFAQNA- Clinical Professor of Medicine University of Louisville School of Medicine Louisville, KY 40292, USA INTRODUCTION George Sarton, a professor of Science History at...

Fiqh Jafri is a legitimate Islamic Sect

SHAFAQNA- Imam of Ahlul Sunnah Allamah Shaykh Sharawi Azhari in his famous Egyptian Risala Al Ahraam ul Sunnah page 103...

Gnosis and Islam

SHAFAQNA- Both the practical and theoretical aspects of gnosis are closely related to Islam, for like every other religion or...

The Ethos Of Epoch (Prophet Idris )

SHAFAQNA - Idris was the son of Bard, son of Mahail, son of Kenan, son of Anoosh, son of Sheth,...

Misconception of the Similitude of God to His Creation

SHAFAQNA- The first to come across in researching the hadith narrated by Imam al-Rida (A.S.) in the subject of tawhid is this one: "Anyone...

Taqlid in the Qur’an and Ahadith

SHAFAQNA - The Qur'an instructs Muslims to seek guidance from people of learning in matters about which they lack knowledge: "Question...

Enjoining what is Good and Forbidding what is Evil

SHAFAQNA - Whoever has not thrown off his anxieties, been purified of the evils of his self and its appetites,...

Role of the Imams in the Reconstruction of Islamic...

shafaqna-Transalated by M.A.Ansari. Allah who brought prophethood to an end with Prophet Muhammed (S.A.W.), decreed that he should be followed...

Belief in Plurality of the Essence and Attributes is...

shafaqna- In another hadith reported by Muhammad ibn Arafa, the Imam (A.S.) explains to us how one will be committing shirk if he considers...

Divine Blessings

SHAFAQNA - Because He favors His servants, God the Blessed and Supreme gave them intellect, He gave them the...

Ayatollah Shaheed Mutahhari: Two Types of Responsibilities

SHAFAQNA- In the speech that I had given in this same venue under the topic of “Amr bil Maʿruf wa Nahi ʿAnil...

Seeing God

SHAFAQNA- The discussion of "seeing" God is one of the subjects of the science of kalam in which views of Islamic schools...

Miracle or Mirage? The Paradox of Miracles & Science

SHAFAQNA- What are miracles? Do they exist? Are miracles a form of magic? What is the scientific take on miracles?...

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