Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni

SHAFAQNA- Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Ya'qub ibn Ishaq al-Kulayni al-Razi (Persian: شیخ ابوجعفر محمّد بن یعقوب بن اسحاق رازی; c. 250 AH/864 CE - 329 AH/941 CE).[1] was a Persian[2] Shiahadith collector. Life Al-Kulayni…

Malcolm X After Accepting True Islam

,
SHAFAQNA- When Malcolm X made hajj, he saw white Muslims and how they accepted everyone as human. He knew that Islam can re-educate the white man in USA to stop racism that was (and is) so rife there.
Hawza, Najaf al-Ashraf, Ayatullah Ishaq Fayyad, scholars

Ayatullah Fayyad: Our Scholars Accept Martyrdom, but Do Not Accept Supports from the State

, , ,
SHAFAQNA - The great and eminent Ayatullah Ishaq Fayyad, a scholar of religious sciences at the Hawzah of Nadjaf al-Ashraf , and a great reference in juridical issues (Marja'i Taqlid), received us with an incredible cordiality and sincerity…

The Practical Ideology of Shiaism

,
SHAFAQNA- The Shia ideology was always smooth and practicable. Imamate being the base, and the fundamental of this base being that in a Muslim Society, leadership should be in the hands of one who should succeed the Prophet. The Prophet’s…

The tourist, found her way in Mashhad

,
SHAFAQNA- The foreign tourist who is displeased with her placement, She searshes for better habitation, she complaines against driving in Mashhad streets, especially she is worried from riding in private automobile instead Taxi… These…

Ayatollah Mohammad Mehdi Shamseddine

,
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…

Muhammad Ali at Center of Any Talk of Activism by Black Athletes

,
SHAFAQNA- Muhammad Ali knew he didn't have much time left. His career was at stake — but more importantly, so was his freedom — as he awaited the day he would formally refuse to be inducted in the armed forces of the United States. So…

The arguments for and against Fadak by Sayed Saleh Al-Qazwini

,
SHAFAQNA- Al-Akbar Foundation commemorates the martyrdom of Sayeda Fatima Zahra [according to the first narration] and Sayed Fatima Ma'sooma (as) with guest speaker Sayed Saleh Al-Qazwini (Qom) and guest reciter Mulla Muntathar Al-Saidi…

Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi

SHAFAQNA- Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi (Arabic: السيد علي اختر رضوي‎ Urdu: سیدعلی اختر رضوی‎) ,(19 September 1948 – 10 February 2002) widely known as Adeeb-e-Asr (ادیب عصر‬) and Allamah Shaoor (علامہ…

Belief in Redeemer

,
SHAFAQNA-Belief in a redeemer is not merely a Shia belief which was rendered advantageous to Bani Abbas as well. As the Sunni school of thought emerged, they held on to this belief which at times was to their interest. This belief of a redeemer…

Imamat of Two Brothers

,
SHAFAQNA- Imam Hasan (AS) and Imam Hussain (AS) were two brothers and at the same time Imams. In that period and age both were Imams one obeyed the other; the younger brother obeyed his elder, as he became Imam. Imam Hasan (AS) actually held…

Traditions That are Told About The Imamate Of Thirteen Ones

, ,
SHAFAQNA- In our article “JILA AL-BASAR LE MAN YATAWALLA AL-AIYEMME AL-ISNAESHAR” (glisten of sight to one who yields to the twelve Imams) we have dealt over this subject. The traditions that indicate that there are thirteen Imams are…

Christian professors spoke at "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges" conference in Qom

,
SHAFAQNA- The international conference "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges" was held in Imam Khomeyni International University, Qom, Iran. This one-day conference started with participation of scholars and clerics, international figures…

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 cries of "Allahu Akbar!" and "Ya Hussain!". As the man neared the governor's palace, it seemed like the entire city had…

Miraclous Birth and the Date

,
SHAFAQNA- It is not bad to give a summary about the event of Mahdi’s birth. The birth of Mahdi the son of Imam Hasan Askari is recorded by historians as being a simple event. However the birth is surrounded by some strange signs. The…

The solution for Islamophobia is "Tadabor”, dialogue, understanding

,
SHAFAQNA- The international conference "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges" was held in Imam Khomeyni International University, Qom, Iran. This one-day conference started with participation of scholars and clerics, international figures…

Sayyed Jawad Al-Khoei Meets Pope Francis on the Occasion of the Seminar "Violence in the Name of Religion"

, ,
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…

AhleBait (as) are Noor

, ,
SHAFAQNA-Allah (swt) says in Sura Al Asr: (1) وَالْعَصْرِ (2)  إِنَّ الْإِنْسَانَ لَفِي خُسْرٍ (3)  إِلَّا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ…

From Nahj ul Balaghah

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

Ayatollah Morteza Motahhari

SHAFAQNA- Ayatollah Morteza Motahhari is considered one of the leading thinkers and key intellectuals of the Islamic Revolution in Iran . Ay. Motahhari was born on February 2, 1920 in Fariman in Khorasan . His father…

The Features of Imam Ridha's Morality

, ,
SHAFAQNA- The infallible Imams were the selected ones of the God and outstanding, distinguished and superior to all the people. They used to become the practical example for others during their lives. They taught the lesson of life to the…

Muqtada al-Sadr visits Grand Ayatullah Sistani in Najaf

,
SHAFAQNA - Alsumaria News : A source close to the leader of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr, said on Wednesday that he has visited the Supreme Religious Authority Ayatullah Ali al-Sistani in the province of Najaf. The source said in…

Absence of Mahdi (a.s.)

,
SHAFAQNA- Under this title or leading the following may be said; A. the disappearance of the Imam was an event of most importance. Shias became upset and much disappointed they were uncertain as to what would happen politically, religiously…

From Nahj ul Balagha

,
SHAFAQNA- ومن خطبة له (عليه السلام) في استنفار الناس إلى الشام [بعد فراغه من أمر الخوارج] [وفيها يتأفف بالناس، وينصح لهم بطريق السداد] أُفٍّ…

Central African Republic: Priest says UN is failing to protect Muslim refugees

,
SHAFAQNA - With violence escalating across the Central African Republic (CAR), a priest has condemned UN failure to protect the vulnerable - including Muslims being sheltered by the Church. Father Yovane Cox told Aid to the Church in Need that…

Six links between America and the Muslim world

,
SHAFAQNA - This January, U.S. President Donald Trump completed his first year in the White House, one of the toughest for American Muslims. As Islamophobia continues to rise in America, we think that it’s time to remind ourselves of the age-old…

Murtada Sharif 'Askari

,
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…

Sayings of Imam Hussain(AS)

, , ,
SHAFAQNA- Imam Husain's Admonition I advise you to adhere to God-fearing, warn you against the difficult days, and show you the signs of Allah. The feared (death) is about to come with its frightful arrival, drastic befalling, and horrible…