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…

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 of Sunnite Molavi in the southern parts of the country, have started their…

Arbaeen Poster Unveiled

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SHAFAQNA- The cultural and educational committee of Iran’s Arbaeen Pilgrimage Headquarters unveiled the poster of this year’s Arbaeen pilgrimage. Designed by Mohammad Amin Mohammadlu, it features a motto in three languges, namely Arabic,…

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 ibn ‘Aqil to Imam al-Husayn (as), and was bringing the Imam’s reply to Kufah when he was arrested by the villainous spy…

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

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SHAFAQNA- In the blessed month of Dhu’l-°ijjah, the pious companions of the Holy Prophet and their followers used to do many acts of worship . The first ten days of this month are called al-ayy¡m al-ma`l£m¡t (The Stated Days) by the…

Call for Entries to the First International Festival of “the Journey of Love” (A display of the Arbaeen Pilgrimage and its blessings) Mashhad- Karbala (October 23 to October 27, 2017)

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SHAFAQNA -  Every year the grand pilgrimage of Imam Hussein’s Arbaeen in Iraq and the martyrdom of Imam Reza (pbuh) in Iran inspire glorious peaceful gatherings and demonstrations by devout followers of Ahlul Bayt, which reveal the true…

Haji Mohammed Mohsin Isfahani, the Great Saint of Bengal

SHAFAQNA- Haji Mohammed Mohsin, �The Great�, who�s learning, piety and philanthropy have kept him alive in our memory was born in Hooghly in 1730 A.D. His life is full of pain and uncertainty. It is interesting to know how his family…

Lady Nusrat Beygum Amin

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SHAFAQNA- By: Tayyebeh Cheraghi Sayyida Nusrat Beygum Amin was one of the most outstanding female jurisprudents and theologians of the 20th century. After being given the permission of ijtihad by prominent scholars, thus entitled mujtahida,…

Allameh Majlesi, a prominent scholar

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SHAFAQNA- Allameh Mohammad Baqer Majlesi (1616-1698 AD), was a prominent Iranian Shia cleric during the Safavid reign. «nown as one of the most influential ulema of all time, he has made great contributions to promote Islamic discipline. Born…

Allamah Majlesi

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SHAFAQNA- Birth Mohammad Baqer son of Mohammad Taqi Majlesi, popularly known as "Allameh Majlesi" or "Majlesi, the Second", was born in the city of Isfahan in the Arabic lunar year 1037 (A.H.). His Noble Family The family of Allameh Majlesi…

Imam Reza's Method of Training Others

SHAFAQNA- Imam Reza's Method of Training Others Like all other religious leaders His Holiness Imam Ali Ibn Musa-ar- Reza (A.S.) permanently endeavoured to train and guide talented persons in appropriate opportunities. In addition…

Behavior towards the Shia

SHAFAQNA- Musa ibn Yasar said, "I was with Imam Reza (A.S.) near Tus when we heard the sound of mourning. We followed the sound and came upon a funeral procession. Imam immediately dismounted from his horse and walked toward the corpse. Just…

Sheikh Yousuf al-Bahrani

SHAFAQNA- The Imami scholar Sheikh Yousuf al-Bahrani of Bahrain On 4th of the Islamic month of Rabi al-Awwal in 1186 AH, the Imami scholar Sheikh Yousuf al-Bahrani of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf passed away in the holy city of Karbala, in…

The renowned theologian and hadith scholar, Shaikh al-Hurr al-Amili

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SHAFAQNA- On 8th of the Islamic month of Rajab in 1033 AH, the renowned theologian and hadith scholar, Shaikh Abu Jafar Mohammad bin al-Hassan bin Ali bin al-Hussain al-Ameli al-Mashghari, popularly known as al-Hurr al-Amili, was born in the…

Mulla Sadra: Greatest Philosopher

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SHAFAQNA- Mulla Sadra was an Iranian Muslim philosopher who led the Iranian cultural renaissance in the 17th century. Iranians annually celebrate his birth anniversary as Mulla Sadra Day on May 22. Mulla Sadra is considered the greatest Iranian…

Shaikh Tabarsi

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SHAFAQNA- While the study of jurisprudence saw a temporary halt for almost a century after Shaikh Tusi's death, other Islamic sciences continued to flourish. Arguably the greatest work of ShiaTafseer (Quranic exegesis) was  produced…

Islam & Science - Ahlulbayt Documentaries

SHAFAQNA - In an age where science and religion seem to be at odds, Islamic scholar, speaker and full-time scientist Dr. Mehdi Hazari takes us on an incredible visual journey, educating us on the relationship between Islam and science.

Imam Sajjad’s Supplication for the coming of Ramadhan

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SHAFAQNA- * Praise belongs to God who guided us to His praise and placed us among the people of praise, that we might be among the thankful for His beneficence and that He might recompense us for that with the recompense of the good-doers! *…

Supplication for the Beginning of the month of Ramaḍān

SHAFAQNA- Attached below is a brief study carried out by Br. Yasar Ebrahim [a student at the Hawzah in Qom], which may benefit its reader. The work provides a practical program for the month of Ramaḍān, which is approaching soon, by…

Munajaat of Imam Ali (A.S)

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SHAFAQNA- Allah, I am asking for your protection against the Day when nothing like wealth or children will be of use and only that person will benefit who will come with a pure heart. And I am asking you for your protection against the Day…

Shia TV

SHAFAQNA - ShiaTV.net acts as a video aggregator for the Shia Muslim community. In their words: ShiaTV.net is founded to provide a source of education to facilitate understanding between contemporary Islamic thought and the world by…

Safeer TV

SHAFAQNA - In their own words: Safeer means ambassador. We aim to serve the community through producing innovative and contemporary media which sets to entertain, inform and educate all ages.  With the headquarters in the suburbs of…

AhlulBayt TV

SHAFAQNA - Ahlulbayt TV is the world's first free-to-air, exclusively English TV network dedicated to delivering the pristine message of the Holy Prophet Muhammad and His Holy Household. In their own words: Who do we serve? Ahlulbayt…

#Shiawarma Show

SHAFAQNA - A new political satire show, #Shiawarma is one to watch as it taps into a media vacuum and pretty much blows the cover out of the proverbial box. Meant to represent a side of the Shia Muslim community that do not often get airtime,…

Pure Stream Media

SHAFAQNA - A vibrant and courageous media endeavour based off Qom in Iran, Pure Stream Media opened new avenues to a new generation of Muslims, offering a powerful visual platform to frame a narrative that empowers Shia Muslims, and speak un-apologetically…