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Diseases of the Soul: Envy (Hasad)

SHAFAQNA- A short article that discusses the sin of envy (hasad), its causes and effects, and presents a cure for...

Types Of Certainty

SHAFAQNA- Certainty has degrees. These degrees are referred to in the Qur’an as "certain knowledge”, to see with the “eye...

Islamic ‘Hijab’ For Men

SHAFAQNA- Compiled and Translated by Saleem Bhimji Along with the topic of Hijab for women, there is also another discussion which...
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RELATION BETWEEN OUR PERSONALITY AND GOD CONSCIOUSNESS

SHAFAQNA-RELATION BETWEEN OUR PERSONALITY AND GOD CONSCIOUSNESS

The prophets (a.s.) and the knowledge of the unseen...

SHAFAQNA - The Humanness of the Prophet (p.): The Holy Quran stated that the Prophet (p.) has emphasized to his people...

The Tragedy of Karbala

SHAFAQNA- Compiled by: Syed Muhammad Bokreta Algiers, Algeria Truly speaking I have never found myself in such a difficult and dilemmatic stance...

Why did Imam Hussain Purchase the Lands of Karbala?

SHAFAQNA - On the third day of Muharram, Imam Hussein (A.S.) settled in the lands of Karbala and Umar...

The Land of Karbala

SHAFAQNA- In this short life I sought virtues and love, So I asked those who knew and those from above,...

An Ideal Society

SHAFAQNA- By: Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari To hope for the appearance and revolution of the Mahdi is an inspiring Islamic social idea....

The Respect for Woman in Islam

SHAFAQNA- In the Islamic society the woman has an honored position and, beside her legal and civil rights, enjoys special...

Why Did They Choose Islam As Their Religion?

SHAFAQNA- By discarding the fog of psychological perversion and propaganda, subversive disinformation, man can unbiassedly examine social theories like capitalism,...

Eid-Ul-Adha, Festival of Sacrifice

SHAFAQNA- Eid ul-Adha or Festival of Sacrifice is in commemoration of the sacrifices of Abraham and his family. All the...

Divine Revelation, Human Reason and Science

SHAFAQNA- by Ayatullah `Abdullah Jawadi Amuli  Knowledge and Action  Man is a thinking creature whose action is guided by his thought. It...

IMPORTANCE OF HAJJ AND UMRAH IN HADITH

SHAFAQNA- Someone asked Imam Baqir (A.S.): "Why Hajj has been named "The Hajj of God's House"? "Imam said: It means that the...

Six of the Most Popular Misconceptions about Islam

SHAFAQNA- Muslims today play the role of fire fighters clearing any misconceptions about Islam like a fire fighter would to...

Du’a’ Kumayl

SHAFAQNA - The vigilant believers consider the status of du’a’ Kumayl among other du’a’s as the status of man among...

Final stage of national Quran competition slated for September

SHAFAQNA - The final round of Iran’s 40th national Quran contest will begin in the northwestern city of Oroumiyeh...

Can Islam be forced on others?

SHAFAQNA- Having accepted that from the Islamic point of view, faith in God is ingrained in human nature, and that...

Taharat

SHAFAQNA- Pure and Mixed Water Issue 15: Water is either pure or mixed. Mixed water (Ma 'ul muzaf) means the water which...

The Story of Our Prophet Shu’ayb

SHAFAQNA- An Arab tribe led a happy life in the village of Madyan(Ma'an in Jordan),which had green valleys. There was...

Apostasy and an example from history

SHAFAQNA- In this connection, I would like to narrate one incident that happened during the conquest of Mecca. When the...

Motives for Responding to Supplications

SHAFAQNA- The following etiquettes that must be followed when supplicating can be grounds for having the prayers responded to: • A...
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Health Tips from Quran & hadith – Maulana Ali...

SHAFAQNA - Markaz Ahlulbayt Health Conference

Inimitable Moral Teachings of Islam

SHAFAQNA- Ayatullah Shaheed Murtuza Mutahhari Moral and spiritual teachings constitute the greater part of the Nahj al-balaghah making up almost half...

Suspicion and mistrust

SHAFAQNA - Immunity from mistrust is the requisite of a safe community For making a safe community, first of all security...

Prophecy

SHAFAQNA- Imam Reza(A.S.) left medina to make the pilgrimage in the year in which Harun al-Rashid,the then ruling Abbasid caliph...

The superiority of some lands over others in hadiths

SHAFAQNA- From the viewpoint of both Sunni and Shi‘ah traditions, it can be inferred that certain parts of the earth,...

The First Covenant

SHAFAQNA - Allah says in the Qur'an:- “And when thy Lord drew forth their posterity from the loins of the sons...

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