Shia Studies

Imam Hussein (A.S.) as a central theme in Imam...

SHAFAQNA- Mohammad Ali Shomali This paper is the second part of a series of three papers on the subject, initially conceived...

Imam al-Husayn’s Sanctuary

SHAFAQNA- By: Ayatullah Shaheed Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Hakim In the previous section on pilgrimages to the tombs of the Holy Imams...

Hazrat Fatima Bint Asad (S.A)

SHAFAQNA- By: Muhammad Jawad Rudgar Abstract The lofty and superior personality of Fatima Bint Asad (a) – a woman who strove in...

Characteristics of the Ahl al-Bayt’s View of Hajj

SHAFAQNA- By: Ayatullah Shaheed Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Hakim It seems proper to refer, yet briefly, to the Ahl al-Bayt’s view of...

The Legacy of Mubahila

SHAFAQNA- “If anyone disputes in this matter with thee, now after (full) knowledge has come to you, say: ‘Come! Let...

Shaikh Abbas Qummi

SHAFAQNA- After a few hours of negotiations, the scholar and the printer had eventually worked out a deal. As the...

The Seventh Imam Musa Ibn Ja’far Al-Kazim (as)

SHAFAQNA- Born in Madina on 7th Safar 128 Hijri (10.11.745AD). Died in Baghdad Iraq 25th Rajab 183 Hijri (4.9.799 AD)...

The Famous Sermon of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) in...

SHAFAQNA- Non-Muslims who like to attack Islam accuse the Prophet of Islam of having neglected to name his successor, not...

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...

Ghadir Khumm and the Orientalists

SHAFAQNA- 1. Introduction The 18th of Dhu 'l-Hijja is celebrated in the Shi'a world as the 'idd of Ghadir Khumm in...

The Son of Mina

SHAFAQNA- "O! My dear son! Be aware that it is your life and nothing else, that fades away as the...

Imam Baqir (A.S.): “The Founder of the Cultural Revolution...

SHAFAQNA- Imam Baqir (A.S.): "The Founder of the Cultural Revolution in Islam Imam Baqir (A.S.) has said,�Learn the knowledge from the...

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...

Imam Husain (A.S.) proceeding towards Iraq from Makkah

SHAFAQNA- (Irshad) Muslim bin Aqeel (a.s.)�s uprising in Kufa occurred on the eighth of the month of Zilhajj 60 A.H.,...

Departure of Imam from Madina

SHAFAQNA- After his departure from Madina Imam Husayn reached Makkah on 3rd of Shaban and sent his cousin Muslim bin...

Commentary of: “Allahumma Inni Asaluka bi rahmatika allati wa...

SHAFAQNA - اَللَّهُمَّ إنّي أسْألُكَ بِرَحْمَتِكَ الَّتي وَسِعَتْ كُلَّ شَيءٍ O Allah! I ask you by your Mercy that envelops...

The Knowledge and Sciences of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- y: Allama Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi The abundance of Imam al-Jawad�s knowledge and sciences was astonishing and he was indeed the...

Mullah Abdullah bin Shaikh Saleh as-Samahiji al-Bahrani

SHAFAQNA- Compiled By: Syed Ali Shahbaz On 9th of the Islamic month of Jamadi as-Sani in 1135 AH, Mullah Abdullah bin...

The Companions and the Narrators of the Traditions of...

SHAFAQNA- By: Allama Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi His Companions And The Narrators Of His Traditions A great mass of scholars and narrators surrounded...

AhlulBait (as) – The reason behind the creation of...

SHAFAQNA- The below narrations prove that Allah (swt) created the world and everything because of the AhlulBait (as) and...

Quranic Verses about Imam Ali’s Imamate

SHAFAQNA- To prove the caliphate of Ali ibn Abi Talib, Shiites have had recourse to Quran verses, including the following: "Your...

The Ahl al-Bayt’s (A.S.) Interpretation of the Religion

SHAFAQNA- It is related that al-Ma'mun sent Fadl ibn Sahl Dhu al-Riasatayn to al-Imam al-Reza (A.S.). He said to the...

What Imam al-Ridha� (a.s.) Has Said Regarding Divine Leadership,...

SHAFAQNA- Source: Uyun Akhbar Ar-Ridha Volume 1 20-1 Abul Abbas Muhammad ibn Ibrahim ibn Ishaq al-Taleqani - may God be pleased...

The Debates of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Ridha (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- By: Ali Azhar Arastu The time of the Imam, peace be on him, is famous for the debates and arguments...

Lady Nusrat Beygum Amin

SHAFAQNA- By: Tayyebeh Cheraghi Sayyida Nusrat Beygum Amin was one of the most outstanding female jurisprudents and theologians of the 20th...

Our Opportunity to Obey the Prophet & Imam Ali

SHAFAQNA- we see that people get the opportunity to obey the present Imam even if he misses the time of...

Allameh Majlesi, a prominent scholar

SHAFAQNA- Allameh Mohammad Baqer Majlesi (1616-1698 AD), was a prominent Iranian Shia cleric during the Safavid reign. «nown as one...

Divine Blessings

SHAFAQNA - Because He favors His servants, God the Blessed and Supreme gave them intellect, He gave them the power...

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