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The humane characteristics of the community Imam Mahdi (A.S)

SHAFAQNA- This article aims to cite, though briefly, some characteristics of the society which is going to be set up...

The Four Special Deputies of Imam Mahdi (AS)

SHAFAQNA- After the martyrdom of Imam Hasan Askari (AS) the mantle of Imamate fell on the young shoulders of Imam...

Imam Mahdi (AS) In Ahadith

SHAFAQNA- The Views of Muhyi-ad Din Ibn Arabi on the Infallibility of Imam Mahdi (AS): Ibn Arabi in his works "Futuhat...

Counter-traditions regarding Mahdi in some Sunni books

SHAFAQNA- By: Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Husayni al-Milani There are traditions in some Sunni books that run counter to previous traditions successively...

IMAM MAHDI: The Birth of the Awaited Son

SHAFAQNA - On Friday sunrise, the fifteenth day of Sha`ban AH 255, corresponding to July 29th, AD 869, the Last...

Blessed twelve Dirhams of the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H&H.P)

SHAFAQNA- Imam Sadiq (A.S) reports: Ali ibn Abi-Talib (A.S) was tasked by the Holy Prophet to go to the market...

Imam Ali Holy Shrine launches project of preparing Quranic...

SHAFAQNA - The project supervisor, Hussein al-Hakim said, "The first batch of the project, which was divided into three batches,...

Iraqi Shia cleric: “Protection of women’s chastity, key to...

SHAFAQNA - Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Muhammad Hakim, an Iraqi senior cleric, received a group of female students from Al-Mustansiriya...

Ayatollah Javadi Amoli: Qur’an, sole way towards unity among...

SHAFAQNA - Prominent Muslim scholar has highlighted Qur’an as the axis of unity among Muslims saying that Muslims should...

Senior Shia cleric urges support for Islamic seminaries’ official...

SHAFAQNA - "Most news agencies are partial in selecting their news stories and highlight what is crucial to serve...

Ayatollah Alavi Gorgani urges seminaries to promote Int’l activities

SHAFAQNA - "Promoting Islam and its valuable teachings is among top priorities of seminary schools and clerics." said Ayatollah...

What did God want to achieve by creating us?

SHAFAQNA - What is the motive behind our creation? Is it a question related to the objective of God...

Ayatollah Khamenei warns against Western attempts to dominate Muslim...

SHAFAQNA - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warns against Western attempts to gain political and economic...

Millions of Muslims commemorate Eid al-Mab’ath worldwide

SHAFAQNA - Millions of Muslims in Iran and across the world are celebrating Eid al-Mab’ath, the anniversary of the...

Eid al-Mab’ath: The Greatest Ever Day

SHAFAQNA - What is the significance of Mab’ath that we religiously celebrate each year on Rajab 27? Is the day a...

28th Rajab, Start of Journey of Imam Hussein (A.S)...

SHAFAQNA- After hatching the conspiracy and achieving ultimate martyrdom of Imam Hassan (A.S), Muawiya started campaigning openly for the succession...

About 10 million pilgrims throng seventh Shiite Imam’s shrine...

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of thousands of faithful pilgrims thronged the mausoleum of Imam Moussa Kadhim (a.s.) in Baghdad Sunday...

The Seventh Imam Musa Ibn Ja’far Al-Kazim (as)

SHAFAQNA - Born in Madina on 7th Safar 128 Hijri (10.11.745AD). Died in Baghdad Iraq 25th Rajab 183 Hijri (4.9.799...

Shia Islam: Fāṭima, daughter of the Prophet /22

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Fāṭima, daughter of the Prophet Fāṭima may not be an Imam but...

Shia Islam: Twelve Imams /21

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Twelve Imams Adherents of Twelver Shi’ism, the largest branch of Shi’ism, are...

Shia Islam: The Sealing of Prophethood and the Book...

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī The Sealing of Prophethood and the Book of Fāṭima Like other Islamic...

A Two-Way Relationship

SHAFAQNA- Imam Sadiq (A.S) was just martyred; however, due to the political situation at the time and fear over the...

Imam Musa (A.S) is arrested

SHAFAQNA- Imam Musa (A.S) troubled Harun, and he was unable to stand him. That is because the Imam’s name and...

History of Shi’i Imami Theology (1)

SHAFAQNA- This is intended to be the first of many posts on the history of the development of Shi’i Imami theology. There...

Importance of Hijab

SHAFAQNA- The importance of Hijab will be briefly discussed in the light of the verses of the Holy Qur'an on...

Hadrat Zainab bint Ali(A.S.): The Greatest Messenger of the...

SHAFAQNA- Name:Zainab Title:Siddiqua-e-Sughra (Kunyat:Umm-al-Masaib Born : At Madina On 5th Jamadi-al-Awwal 5th Year after Hijrah Grand-father:Holy Prophet of Islam(S.A.W.) Grand-mother:Umm-ul-Mumineen Hadrat Khadija-e-Kubra Father:Imam Ali(A.S.) Mother:Hadrat Fatima Zahra(A.S.) Hadrat...

Qualities of an Ideal Scientist : An Islamic Perspective

SHAFAQNA - Qualities of an Ideal Scientist : An Islamic Perspective Scientists are individuals with several extraordinary qualities. However, these qualities...

Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib’s life, merits

SHAFAQNA - Ali bin Abu Talib (A.S.) was the cousin and son-in-Law of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.). It is outside the...

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