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Sheikh Al-Mufid

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,...

Ayatollah Mohammad Mehdi Shamseddine

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

Sayyed Jawad Al-Khoei Meets Pope Francis on the Occasion...

SHAFAQNA - Sayyed Jawad Al-Khoei, the head secratary of the Dar al-Ilm institution of Grand Ayatullah Khoei in Najaf...

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...

From Nahj ul Balaghah

SHAFAQNA-  ومن خطبة له (عليه السلام) الَّذِي لَمْ تَسْبِقْ لَهُ حَالٌ حالاً، فَيَكُونَ أَوَّلاً قَبْلَ أَنْ يَكُونَ آخِراً، وَيَكُونَ ظَاهِراً...

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...

From Nahj ul Balagha

SHAFAQNA- ومن خطبة له (عليه السلام) الْحَمْدُ للهِ غَيْرَ مَقْنُوط مِنْ رَحْمَتِهِ، وَلاَ مَخْلُوٍّ مِنْ نِعْمَتِهِ، وَلاَ مَأْيُوس مِنْ مَغْفِرَتِهِ، وَلاَ...

Syed Ahmed Rizvi Kashmiri

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...

The Grand Ayatullah Hakeem Calls on Young People to...

SHAFAQNA - His Eminence, the grand religious authority Sayyed Muhammad Saeed al-Hakeem, called on young people, who are aware...

ALLAMA SAYED SAFDAR HUSSAIN NAJAFI

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...

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...

Ayatollah Mirza Hasan Ali Murvarid

SHAFAQNA-The distinguished scholar, Ayatollah Hasan Ali Murvarid, was born on Shawwal 8th, 1329 A.H. in the holy city of...

Ayatollah Sheikh Muhammad Nahavandi

SHAFAQNA-Haj Sheikh Ali Akbar Nahavandi, son of late Sheikh Hussein Nahavandi, known as “Tajalli”, was one of the distinguished...

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...

Ayatollah Haj Agha Rahim Arbab

SHAFAQNA- Ayatollah Haj Agha Rahim Arbab (1875–1975) was born in Chermahin in Iran, From Isfahan Province, to a family of scholars. Ayatollah-al-ozma is the highest rank in...

Ayatullah Al-Uzama Mohammed Ali Araki

SHAFAQNA- Birth 1894   Death 1994 Age 100 yrs   Ayatullah Araki began his Hawza studies in Arak, and was the student of many...

Sheikh Morteza Ansari

SHAFAQNA- Morteza Ansari (also transliterated Mortaza Ansari and Murtada al-Ansari) (1781–1864) was a Shia jurist who "was generally acknowledged as the most eminent jurist of the time." Ansari...

Arbaeen in Karbala

SHAFAQNA- Arba’een, is the traditional 40th day of mourning for Imam Husain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (SAWA) and...

Ashura Encyclopedia

SHAFAQNA- By Javad Muhaddithy Detailed accounts of people, places and events surrounding the al-Taff Battle and the martyrdom of Imam Husayn...

Repentance of two brothers at the last hours of...

SHAFAQNA- Repentance in Islam is returning the high standing to a sinful one near Allah when repenting. Returning this high...

Reflections on Ashura-oriented Literature

SHAFAQNA- By: Dr. Muhammad-Reza Fakhr-Rohani The Battle of Karbala is one of the most significant events in Shi‘a history. Since the...

Al-Ghadir, Allameh, Abdolhossein Amini ‘s valuable work

SHAFAQNA- The distinguished book entitled “al-Ghadir” has raised a huge wave in the world of Islam. Islamic thinkers shed light on the...

24th Zilhajj, Eid al-Mubahila: The Historical Occasion of the...

SHAFAQNA- 24th Zilhajj 10th Hijrah is celebrated as the Eid al-Mubahila. On this historical occasion, Islam emerged triumphantly against Christianity....

Ghadir Tradition: The Expressive Evidence for Guardianship

SHAFAQNA- Prepared by Islamic Sciences and Researches Group Qom Unprecedented offence! In the open political climate recently established in the country, a number...

Arbaeen Poster Unveiled

SHAFAQNA- The cultural and educational committee of Iran’s Arbaeen Pilgrimage Headquarters unveiled the poster of this year’s Arbaeen pilgrimage. Designed by...

Qays ibn Mashar al-Saydawi

SHAFAQNA- One of the couriers who was martyred was Qays ibn Mashar al-Saydawi. He had carried a letter from Muslim...

Duas & A’amal for first 10 days of Dhil-Hajj

SHAFAQNA- In the blessed month of Dhu’l-°ijjah, the pious companions of the Holy Prophet and their followers used to do...

Call for Entries to the First International Festival of...

SHAFAQNA -  Every year the grand pilgrimage of Imam Hussein’s Arbaeen in Iraq and the martyrdom of Imam Reza (pbuh)...

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