Hajj - An act of love

SHAFAQNA - [I][B]But what plea have they that Allah should not punish them, when they keep out (men) from the Sacred mosque- and they are not its guardians? No men can be its guardians except the righteous; but most of them do not understand.[/B][/I]…

Characteristics of the Shi'as of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S)

Imam Ali (A.S.): Our Shi'as are generous to one another within the intimacy towards us. They love each other in the light of attachment to us, and rush to visit each other in order to perpetuate our memory; they are the ones who, when outraged,…

The relation of the disciples with Jesus (a.s.) and the Message

SHAFAQNA - The disciples set out to declare that they are the supporters of Allah having believed in Prophet Jesus (a.s.) and his Message that Allah has revealed to him. They confirmed that in their supplication and appeal to Allah to make…

Islam: a path to enlightenment and inner peace

SHAFAQNA - Islam is the Only Religion and Way of Life for Peace from Allah (The God). Non-Muslims, in general, have misconceptions about Allah, Prophet Muhammad صلي الله عليه وسلم   (Allah’s peace be upon him) and Islam.…

Quranic Storytelling in Dialogue - The owner of the two orchards

SHAFAQNA - The Holy Quran never entertains the notion that affluence is a sublime quality of life, especially if it is denuded of belief and responsibility. It reiterates this theme in the story of two men, one of whom was wealthy, famous,…

A great Lesson in Islamic Ethics

SHAFAQNA - A great Lesson in Islamic Ethics from our Prophet (pbuh) and 6th Imam (A) Accounting is a characteristic found in human nature, irrespective of his country, ancestry, community or religion.  Man is always preoccupied about things…

On Lady Fatima Masuma - an example of purity

SHAFAQNA - “[I]A lady from my children whose name will be Fatima, daughter of Musa, will die in Qum. On the Day of Judgement this lady will intercede for all my Shi’a to enter Heaven[/I].” (Qadi Nurullah Shustari reporting from the 6th…