Who are the special servants of God?

SHAFAQNA -In Ayah 63 of Surah Al-Forqan, Allah (SWT) says: The special servants of mercy giving God are those who walk on earth calmly and peacefully and whenever ignorant people address them (and say foolish and unwise words to them) say: Greet…

Friend or foe?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Ali (AS) who said: At the time of losing the power and ability, the friend and the enemy is distinguished from each other [1]. [1] Qorarul Hekam, Hadith Number 6214.

How to progress in life?

SHAFAQNA -Imam Sadeq (AS) said: Allah (SWT) has placed a cause for everything and a description for every cause; and a key for every description; and knowledge for every key and for every knowledge an expressive door (gate). Whoever recognizes…

Who are the leaders of Muslims after the Prophet (PBUH)?

SHAFAQNA -In Sermon 154 of Nahjul Balaghah, Imam Ali (AS) warned people by saying: “The wise will see the end of the act through the eyes of the heart and will distinguish the highs and the lows. The inviter to the truth, the Prophet (PBUH),…

Who was the closest person to the Prophet of Islam (PBUH)?

SHAFAQNA -Imam Ali said: I was with the Prophet (PBUH) in Hira Cave; I could see the light of the prophethood and smell it. I heard that painful groan of the Satan when revelation was sent down to the Prophet (PBUH). I asked the Prophet (PBUH)…

What is Shirk?

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SHAFAQNA- question What is Shirk? Concise answer Literally, shirk means to allocate; technically, in Quranic terminology, shirk – in contrast to hanif – signifies the process of allocating someone/thing as the Almighty Allah’s partner…

How can we identify our weaknesses and strengths?

SHAFAQNA -Imam Hadi (AS) said: Every opportunity in life must be used for purification of the soul and self-construction. If we want to be successful in these regards, then we must pay attention and assess ourselves in order to find out our…

What is the connection between knowledge and selfishness?

SHAFAQNA - Imam Hadi (AS) said: Selfishness will prevent a person to acquire knowledge as well as encouraging ingratitude and denying the truth [1]. [1] Beharul Anwaar, Vol. 72, page 199.

Are there laws in heaven? If so, what kind?

SHAFAQNA- question Are there laws in heaven? If so, what kind? Concise answer This question does not have a Brief Answer. Click "continue" to view Detailed Answer. Detailed Answer The point must be noted that information on issues regarding…

Does Heaven and Hell presently exist or not?

SHAFAQNA- question Does Heaven and Hell presently exist or not? Concise answer In accordance with Quranic verses and traditions, the promised Heaven and Hell are presently in existence and will be completely shown in the hereafter where…

Why doing good deeds in secret is recommended?

SHAFAQNA - Doing good deeds in secret remove any doubt of hypocrisy, showing off and issues like these and show the pure intention in doing good. The one, who carries out good deeds in secret, does so just for the sake of God and nothing else.…

What is beneficence?

SHAFAQNA - The arch angel Jabrail said: O’ Prophet of Allah (SWT), tell me about beneficence (the word “Ehsan” in Arabic). The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) replied: Beneficence is that you do deeds for the sake of God as if you see God. Therefore,…

Who are the patient ones?

SHAFAQNA - [#]Those who (believe) are the patient ones and do good deeds (They will not be disappointed by losing things in life nor deluded by gaining them); they will have forgiveness and big reward (Ayah 11-Surah Al-Hood) \[1].[/#] [#]How…

How to assess wisdom?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Ali (AS) who said: Wisdom is assessed with 6 things, companionship, trade, ruling, to dismiss someone, having wealth and poverty \[1]. \[1] Qorarul Hekam, Hadith Number 5600.