Shia Studies

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...

Recommendation of the Prophet (PBUH): Think about end...

SHAFAQNA- The Prophet (PBUH) of Islam’s Important Recommendation on Contemplation Religion places emphasis on contemplation, thinking and rationalization because it is...

Renunciation of Worldliness in the Sayings of Imam Ali...

SHAFAQNA- Ayatullah Shaheed Murtuza Mutahhari Of the frequent themes of the Nahj al-balaghah is strong warning against the dangers of worldliness....

The Title Al-Qaim (The Riser)

SHAFAQNA-By: Ayatullah al-Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaykh Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani QUESTION: As everyone knows, one of the titles of the Mahdi (may Allah...

The Prophet (PBUH) of Islam’s Important Recommendation on Contemplation

SHAFAQNA- Religion places emphasis on contemplation, thinking and rationalization because it is to lead man toward God, godliness, and betterment...

An Introduction to Irfan by Shahid Murtadha Mutahhari

SHAFAQNA - This short introduction to irfan is a part of the author's book Ashnai ba ulum e Islami (An...

A Healthy Society under the Grace of Ethics

SHAFAQNA - Without ethic, the plan of a healthy society is defeated We know that man has a social life, and...

Imam Reza’s Social Behaviour

SHAFAQNA- Imam Reza's Social Behaviour Ibrahim bin Abbas, who was one of the high-ranking officials of the Abbasid caliphate, has left...

Respect for Humanity

SHAFAQNA- Imam Reza's (A.S.) behavior with the poor, the slaves, the servants, and the destitute, was humane in the deepest...

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