Shia Studies

The Purport of the Discourse on Ghadir

SHAFAQNA- The available documents reveal that the words mawla (master) and vali (guardian) refer to the successor of the Holy...

Theological Matters Discussed by Imam al-Baqir(A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Ima`m Abu` Ja'far (al-Ba`qir) researched many theological matters during his lectures. He was asked about the most complicated matters...

Imam Zain Al-Abideen a.s: His Great Role in the...

SHAFAQNA- INTRODUCTION: Imam Zaynul-‘Abidin (a-s) said: “O People contemplate, meditate and practice for that which you have been created, for ALLAH...

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (a.s.) and Religion

SHAFAQNA- The prime factor for the disappointment of the Shia was the lack of a uniform or coherent ideology; and...

Qais Ibn Musaher: The Ambassador of Imam Husain (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Qais ibne Musaher was a leading member of the Shiah community in Kufa. He had been sent by the...

Imam Hassan AlMujtaba (A.S.), The Fourth Infallible

SHAFAQNA-Imam Hassan (as) was born in Medina on Tuesday, 15th Ramadhan 3 AH. His proud parents were the Commander...

Hazrat-e-Fatima (S.A.)

SHAFAQNA- The great lady, Hazart-e Fatemeh Zahra (S.A) was the dear daughter of the Prophet, Mohammad (S.W). Some Shiite scholars...

A Quiet Funeral

SHAFAQNA-In the darkness of the jet-black night, when eyes were asleep and voices were silent, a Heavenly procession left...

Various phases of the Deeds of the Imams

SHAFAQNA- The activities of all Imams are one and the same. According to their circumstances and the demand of that...

Hazrat Fatimah Al-Zahra (A.S.) – Leader of Women of...

SHAFAQNA- The Only Daughter of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.) The Mother of the Leaders of Youth of Paradise: (Imam...

Fatima: Qurataainil Rasool

SHAFAQNA- In life, we need role models for us to follow. A role model can be someone who possesses special...

Mistress of the Women of the Worlds…Fatimah Al-Zahra s.a

SHAFAQNA-From the time of the Holy Prophet's (s.a.w.) death, Fatimah (a.s.) would be continually found with crying eyes and...

Fatimah (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA-In the meaning that the chief of the Muslim Women, Fatima, is an exemplary character for them, all over...
Hawza, Najaf al-Ashraf, Ayatullah Ishaq Fayyad, scholars

Ayatullah Fayyad: Our Scholars Accept Martyrdom, but Do Not...

SHAFAQNA - The great and eminent Ayatullah Ishaq Fayyad, a scholar of religious sciences at the Hawzah of Nadjaf...

Imam al-Baqir’s a.s Traditions on Faith

SHAFAQNA- In his traditions, Ima`m Abu` Ja'far (al-Ba`qir), peace be on him, analyzed the essence and ranks of faith. In...

The Stamp of Imamat

SHAFAQNA- It is stated in Usool Kafi that a woman whose age was 113 years came to Imam Zain al...

Anglo Saxon Chronicles & Lady Zaynab bint Ali (‘a)

SHAFAQNA- Our heroine of Karbala, Lady Zaynab ('a) has been quoted as having said, after the slaughter of her Holy...

Words of Wisdom of Imam al-Hassan AlMujtaba (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Imam Al-Hasan (peace be upon him) said: O people, he who advises for God’s sake and betakes His sayings as guidance...

Imam Ali (a.s.) in the eyes of Non-Muslims

SHAFAQNA-Saying: "Ali was so popular even among the non-Muslims that when he died, all the Christians, Jews and Zoroastrians of...

The Issue of occultation

SHAFAQNA-The atrocities of Bani Abbas towards the progeny of Ali and the sons of Imam Jafer Sadiq had created...

Third Infallible Sayings

SHAFAQNA-*  Allah made the obedience of Muslims to us (Ahlul Bayt) as discipline for the Omma, and our leadership...

Fatimah in the Verse of Relationship

SHAFAQNA-The verse of relationship, from the Quran, says: "Say: `No reward do I ask of you for this except the...

Imamat of Two Brothers

SHAFAQNA- Imam Hasan (AS) and Imam Hussain (AS) were two brothers and at the same time Imams. In that period...

Genealogy of Imam Ali bin Abi Taleb (as)

SHAFAQNA- Amongst the descendants of Prophet Abraham / Ibrahim (as), Imam Ali (as) belonged to the line of Quraish. Imam Ali...

Traditions That are Told About The Imamate Of Thirteen...

SHAFAQNA- In our article “JILA AL-BASAR LE MAN YATAWALLA AL-AIYEMME AL-ISNAESHAR” (glisten of sight to one who yields to the...

An Imam Still Calls Out…

SHAFAQNA- With his face covered with a mask, the horseman rode triumphantly as the streets of Kufa rang with jubilant...

Narrations from Imam Hasan al-Askari (as)

SHAFAQNA-Do not dispute (with others) lest you will lose splendor and do not joke (with everyone) lest you will...

Sayings of Imam Ali-un-Naqi al-Hadi (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- 1- Imam al-Hadi(A.S.) said to one of his adherents: In a friendly manner say to him: When Allah intends...

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