Video: May Allah Hasten The Return of Imam Al-Mahdi (A.J.)

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SHAFAQNA- May Allah Hasten The Return of Imam Al-Mahdi (A.T.F.S.).   Read more from Shafaqna: Video: Beautiful time lapse of the holy shrine of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas Video: Why does Allah ask us to remember Him?

Video: Beautiful time lapse of the holy shrine of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas

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SHAFAQNA- Beautiful time lapse of the holy shrine of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas. Read more from Shafaqna: Al-Abbas Holy Shrine celebration for birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet Germany's Intellectual Week of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas Flags…

Video: Why does Allah ask us to remember Him?

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SHAFAQNA- Shaykh Azhar Nasser's speech on the subject of "Why does Allah ask us to remember Him?"    Read more from Shafaqna: Video: The End of Times can be described in Two Words...

Video: Who are the four representatives of Imam Mahdi during his minor occultation?

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SHAFAQNA- Who are the four representatives of Imam Mahdi during his minor occultation?  

Video: Only one had ascended (Mohammed) - Ali Fadhil

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SHAFAQNA- Only one had ascended (Mohammed) - Ali Fadhil   Read more from Shafaqna: Photos: Suppression of the protests against settlements in Ramallah Video: Rain surprises pilgrims in Mecca Imam Reza's (A.S.) Prayer for…

'IN SEARCH OF A HOMELAND': The Muslim Convention Held in Manchester

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“In search of a homeland, a quest for an identity” was the theme of the Muslim Convention which was held today, November 17, 2018 in Manchester, UK. The Muslim Convention’s purpose was to connect Shia Muslims individually and collectively…

Video: the moukeb of African lovers of Imam Hussain (A.S) in the path to Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Millions of Shia pilgrims attend Arbaeen ceremony in Iraq every year. Arbaeen is a Shia Muslim religious observance that occurs forty days after the Day of Ashura, on which Imam Hussein(A.S) was martyred in Karbala, today's Iraq.  The…

Pilgrimages by proxy at Imam Ali's holy shrine on Eid al-Ghadir

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SHAFAQNA - Imam Hussain Holy Shrine: An electronic campaign launched to collect the largest number of names to perform pilgrimages by proxy of Imam Ali on Eid al-Ghadir at his holy shrine in Najaf, as announced by Imam Hussain Foundation for…

Indian visitors arrive at the holy shrines of Karbala after a journey lasting more than 6 months.

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SHAFAQNA- Al Kafeel : The love and attachment to the imams of the Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) are embodied in countless images. One of them is the experience of a group of lovers of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) from the city of Hyderabad,…

Cyberspace should promote religious teachings: Iran minister

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SHAFAQNA - IRNA: Quran should be emerged in cyberspace and this space should be used to circulate the Quranic and religious knowledge and teachings, the Iranian minister of culture and Islamic guidance said. Abbas Salehi told IRNA that…

Shahid Ayatollah Motahari and Palestine


Sharif al-Murtaza

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SHAFAQNA- Abu al-Qāsim ‘Alī ibn Husayn al-Sharīf al-Murtadhā (Arabic: أبو القاسم علي بن الحسين الشريف المرتضى)[1] (commonly known as: Sharīf Murtadhā, Sayyid Murtadhā, (Murtazā instead of Murtadhā…

Sheikh Al-Mufid

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SHAFAQNA- Sheikh Tusi, (d. 460 A.H.) introduced his mentor Sheikh al Mufid, in his al Fihrist thus: "Muhammad b. Muhammad b. al-No'man, al-Mufid, had the kunya Abu Abdillah, and was well known as Ibn-al-Muallim. He was among the Imamiyya…

Ayatollah Mohammad Mehdi Shamseddine

SHAFAQNA- Ayatollah Mohammad Mahdi Shamseddine(Arabic: محمد مهدي شمس الدين‎) was a Lebanese TwelverShia scholar.[1] Shahid Awwal who known as Shamseddine, sun of the faith, was ancestor of Muhammad Mahdi.[2] Biography Mohammad…

Sayyed Jawad Al-Khoei Meets Pope Francis on the Occasion of the Seminar "Violence in the Name of Religion"

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SHAFAQNA - Sayyed Jawad Al-Khoei, the head secratary of the Dar al-Ilm institution of Grand Ayatullah Khoei in Najaf and also the founding member of the Council for Interreligious Dialogue from Iraq, participated in an intellectual seminar entitled…

AhlulBait (as) and Salaat

SHAFAQNA-Great dua to be recited before and after namaz. Shows the relation between Namaz and the Ahlulbait (as): مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيى ، عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عِيسى ،…

From Nahj ul Balaghah

SHAFAQNA-  ومن خطبة له (عليه السلام) [وفيها مباحث لطيفة من العلم الالهي] [الْحَمْدُ للهِ] الَّذِي لَمْ تَسْبِقْ لَهُ حَالٌ حالاً، فَيَكُونَ…

Murtada Sharif 'Askari

SHAFAQNA- 4 May 1914 – 16 September 2007), known as Allamah'Askari, was a Shiite scholar and a neo-religious thinker. He took a scholarly approach to the history of Islam. 150 So-Called Companions, Recourse to the Prophet and Consecration…

From Nahj ul Balagha

SHAFAQNA- ومن خطبة له (عليه السلام) [وهو بعض خطبة طويلة خطبها يوم الفطر] [وفيها يحمد الله ويذم الدنيا] [حمد الله] الْحَمْدُ للهِ غَيْرَ…

Syed Ahmed Rizvi Kashmiri

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SHAFAQNA- Ayatollah Aqa Syed Ahmed Rizvior Razavi - d.1964 (1316-1384 Hijri) (Urdu; آیت اللہ آقا سید احمد رضوی کشمیری) was a ShiiteIslamic jurist, religious reformer, and scholar who lived in Srinagar city…

The Grand Ayatullah Hakeem Calls on Young People to Adhere to Their Religion, Faith and Culture, but not Overdo Them

SHAFAQNA - His Eminence, the grand religious authority Sayyed Muhammad Saeed al-Hakeem, called on young people, who are aware and committed, to adhere more to their religion and their faith and their original culture, and to insist on the principles…


SHAFAQNA- BIRTH & FAMILY BACKGROUND  Allama Sayed Safdar Hussain Najafi was born in 1933 AD at Alipur in Muzaffergadh District. The area is famous for its fertility and lush green environs. He is from a well known Naqvi Sayed family.…

Mullā Muḥammad Kāẓim Khorāsānī (Ākhond Khorāsānī)

SHAFAQNA- Akhund Mulla Muhammad Kazem Khorasani, the fourth and youngest son of Mulla Hussain Waez Harati, was born in 1329. Born Akhund Mulla Muhammad Kazem Khorasani was born in 1329 in Mashhad. He was the fourth and youngest son of Mullā…

Ayatollah Mirza Hasan Ali Murvarid

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SHAFAQNA-The distinguished scholar, Ayatollah Hasan Ali Murvarid, was born on Shawwal 8th, 1329 A.H. in the holy city of Mashhad. He lost his father in 1337 A.H. and according to his father's will, he was taken under the care of Haj Sheikh Hasan…

Ayatollah Sheikh Muhammad Nahavandi

SHAFAQNA-Haj Sheikh Ali Akbar Nahavandi, son of late Sheikh Hussein Nahavandi, known as “Tajalli”, was one of the distinguished scholars, commentators, and teachers of Astan Quds Razavi also known as “Zein-al-Ulama wa-al Mufasserin”…

Ayatollah Haj Sheikh Hashem Qazvini

SHAFAQNA-Ayatollah Haj Sheikh Hashem Qazvini was a prominent expert and lecturer at Mashhad’s seminary school in the 14th century AH. He was born in Qazvin in1270/ 1891. Ayatollah Qazvini passed his preliminary studies and some parts of his…