Shia islam

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...

Shia Islam: The Righteousness of the Prophet’s Companions /19

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī The Righteousness of the Prophet’s Companions The Companions of the Prophet, known...

Shia Islam: Wiping the feet in wuḍūʾ/18

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Wiping the feet in wuḍūʾ Islamic jurists are divided about whether the...

Youngest infallible Imam of Shias birthday anniversary

SHAFAQNA - Imam Jawad was born in Medina on 10th Rajab 195 A.H. His name was 'Muhammad', Patronymic 'Abu...

Moral behaviors of Imam Muhammad Taqi al-Jawad

SHAFAQNA - Imam al-Jawad was unique in terms of knowledge, forbearance, eloquence, devotion and other moral virtues despite his...

Muslims Need to Admit Anti-Shia Oppression is a Problem

SHAFAQNA - I’ve never felt comfortable in Muslim spaces dominated by those who openly or surreptitiously ascribe to a...

More than 2 million pilgrims present in Samarra on...

SHAFAQNA - The Askariyain Holy Shrine witnessed the influx of around two million pilgrims from various Iraqi provinces and...

Iran only hope against Israel: Tunisian president

SHAFAQNA - Tunisia’s president has called Iran the only source of hope in confronting Israel and hailed the Islamic Republic's sacrifices...

Where Are The Rajabiyyoon?

SHAFAQNA - In a tradition from Imam Sadiq (as), it reads that on Judgement Day, a call from within the...

Can a Sayyida marry a non Sayyid?

SHAFAQNA - Below are 6 examples of when the Prophet and his family allowed a Sayyida to marry a non-Sayyid: 1....

Shia Islam: temporary marriage / 17

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Temporary marriage Our discussions here are mainly focused on Shīʿa doctrines and...

Shia Islam: the Rajʿa /16

Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī The Rajʿa as depicted in the Qur’an and traditions The Shīʿa are...

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SHAFAQNA- Translated by: Manal Samhat By...