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The Connection between Imam Mahdi (A.S.) and Imam Husayn...

SHAFAQNA- Dr. Mohammad Ali Shomali This paper is the first part of a series of three papers on the subject, initially...
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Hussain ibn Ali (a.s.)’s Final Moments

SHAFAQNA - Second son of Fatima (sa) and ‘Ali (as) Husayn (as) was born on 3rd Shabaan, 4th year of...
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Why do the Shia remember Imam Hussain every year?

SHAFAQNA - Why do the Shia remember Imam Hussain every year? What are the reasons for the Shia to cry...

How dishonest “Social Justice Warriors” work to curb the...

    As Bohra Shia Muslims congregate to welcome Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin’s visit to Pakistan, we must both extend our support...

14 Lessons from Karbala

SHAFAQNA- Humanity has been provided with many lessons to learn from the events at Karbala. It is a source of...

12 people killed as car bomb explodes at Shia...

    SHAFAQNA  - A car bombing has struck a busy market area in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 12 people,...

Kabul in mourning as Shiite mosque attack toll rises...

  SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Shiite mourners began burying the victims of a suicide bomb and gun attack on a...

The High Ideals of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- By: Allama Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi The personality of Imam Abu Ja'far al-Jawad (a.s) possessed all the high ideals and lofty...

Slander, Dangerous weapon of cowards

SHAFAQNA - One of the greatest and most dangerous and in the meantime most popular corruptions of tongue is slander. Slander...

The Origins and Early Development of Shia Islam

SHAFAQNA - The division of the community of Islam into Sunni and Shi'i branches has commonly been explained in terms...
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Great Scientist & Philosopher | Imam Jafar Al-Sadiq

SHAFAQNA - This video discusses the limitless Scientific and Philosophical knowledge that our 6th Holy Imam had.

Imam Sadiq’s (as) attitude in war of belief era

SHAFAQNA - The comparison between the time of Imam al-Sadiq (as) and the time of Imam al-Hussain (as)... The war...

Forum Discusses Time Management in View of Quran

SHAFAQNA - A forum was held in Egypt to discuss the Holy Quran’s view on time management. The Dar-ol-Kutub (library) of...
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Reflection on Governance – Seyed Jawad Qazwini

SHAFAQNA - Reflections on Governance - Sayed Jawad Qazwini

Imam Ali: Like the Position of Haroon to Musa

SHAFAQNA - The place was Mount Sinai. And the time was at night. A fire was noticed from a distance,...

ʿIyādat al-Marīḍ, or “The Etiquette of Visiting the Sick”...

SHAFAQNA - The following was originally published by the al-Sidrah publication from the Ahl al-Bayt Islamic Seminary by Sayyid Sameer Ali.  ʿIyādat...

From Nahj ul Balaghah

SHAFAQNA- Amir al-mu'minin, peace be upon him, said: He who adopts greed as a habit devalues himself; he who discloses...

DO QURANIC VERSES ON SLAVERY APPLY TODAY?

SHAFAQNA - Since the Quran is timeless, how do we reconcile the verses on slavery for the modern day?...

List of Arabic Dictionaries – Particularly Important for Qur’an...

SHAFAQNA- These have been collected and taken from a book titled Darsnameh-ye Fahm-e Hadith by Abdul Hadi Mas’udi (a book...

Shia Islam: Imam Ḥusayn /24

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Imam Ḥusayn The third Shīʿa Imam, Ḥusayn, was the second son of...

First English Ph.D. dissertation on Shia jurisprudence defended in...

SHAFAQNA - A Ph.D. dissertation on Shia jurisprudence written in English language was defended by Hujjat al-Islam Jahangiri in...

Shia Islam: Imam Ḥasan/ 23

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Imam Ḥasan Ḥasan, the first child of ʿAlī and Fāṭima, was born...

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...

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