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

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SHAFAQNA- https://youtu.be/JGtlAqobWNc

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

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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

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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

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

Murtada Sharif 'Askari

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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

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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

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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…

ALLAMA SAYED SAFDAR HUSSAIN NAJAFI

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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)

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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

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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

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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…

Ayatollah Haj Agha Rahim Arbab

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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 traditional Twelver Shi'a studies. Ayatollah…

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 prominent scholars during this time, including Syed Jaffer Sheeshi. For many years, he attended the…

Sheikh Morteza Ansari

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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."[1] Ansari has also been called the "first…

Arbaeen in Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Arba’een, is the traditional 40th day of mourning for Imam Husain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (SAWA) and his 3rd Infallible Successor. It is the 20th of Safar, the anniversary of the 1st Arba’een in 61 AH, when the…

Ashura Encyclopedia

SHAFAQNA- By Javad Muhaddithy Detailed accounts of people, places and events surrounding the al-Taff Battle and the martyrdom of Imam Husayn (a), members of his household and companions on Ashura Day. A - Aabis Ibn Abi Shabib Al-Shakiry One…

Repentance of two brothers at the last hours of Ashura

SHAFAQNA- Repentance in Islam is returning the high standing to a sinful one near Allah when repenting. Returning this high standing is achieved when a sinful person himself repents with sincere intention and the others have nothing to do in…

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 purpose of literature is to allow one to empathize with the lives of exemplary people and perceive significant…

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 book in different perspectives; in literature, history, theology, tradition, tafsir, and sociology.…

24th Zilhajj, Eid al-Mubahila: The Historical Occasion of the Triumphant Victory of Islam over Christianity

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SHAFAQNA- 24th Zilhajj 10th Hijrah is celebrated as the Eid al-Mubahila. On this historical occasion, Islam emerged triumphantly against Christianity. The historical event of Mubahila also reveals the exalted status of the Ahlul Bayt[Family…