AhleBait (as) are Noor

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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

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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

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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

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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.)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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…

Reality of Reason or Audience

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SHAFAQNA- Reality of reason is it preferable over the reality of hearing? This is a question well drawn and it can be well answered. The subject of IMAMAT is like that of prophet hood and the conditions surrounding a prophet. To prove a general…

Jordan's king says East Al-Quds must be capital of Palestinian state

SHAFAQNA - Jordanian King Abdullah II bin al-Hussein has reiterated his support for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state, stating that East Jerusalem al-Quds must be the capital of such a country. During a meeting with German…

Ahmed Al-Waeli

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SHAFAQNA- ultimately have the same goal (which is getting closer to Allah). He repeatedly conveys that each sect has his own Ijtihad(interpretation of Hadith) but that should not create tension. He always condemned those whom called Shia non-Muslims. Al-Waeli…

Mind and the Divine Attributes

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SHAFAQNA - The main divine attributes discussed by the early mutakallimīn were Life, Power, and Knowledge. Each of these is related to the issue of whether God has a mind, for each of them, as applied to humans, is associated with soul, will,…

Before the Mission

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SHAFAQNA- The World Before Islam The chaotic situation of the world prior to Islam is clearly reflected in the accurate mirror of history. The outline of decline, oppression, bloodshed, idol-worship is evident in this mirror. Before Islam,…

Ghaibat-us-Sughra

SHAFAQNA- Ghaibat-us-Sughra means ‘the minor concealment.’ Its period was about 70 years. It began in 260 A.H. when Imam al-Mahdi (a.s) first went into concealment, and ended in 328 A.H. During Ghaibut-us-Sughra, the Imam appointed…

Broadcasting “In the Grief of the 8th Sun” and “Razavi Ambassadors”, Pilgrims Came to Spiritual Pilgrimage of Imam Reza (A.S.) from Long Distances

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SHAFAQNA- Going on Imam Reza (A.S.) pilgrimage is a dream for many of lovers and devotees of Hazrat Reza (A.S.) and only three million non-Iranian pilgrims have the opportunity to visit Hazrat Reza’s (A.S.) Holy Shrine. For the first time…

Pilgrimage sites: Makkah al-Mukarramah

SHAFAQNA - Masjid al-Haraam • The Holy Ka'aba. The House of Allah and the birth place of Imam Ali b. Abi Taalib [a] • Hajar al-Aswad (The Black Stone) • Maqam Ibrahim • Hijr Ismail. This was the location of the house of…

Second Infallible Sayings

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SHAFAQNA-* One who develops the trait of greediness and avarice invites degradation; one who keeps on advertising his poverty and ill-luck will always be humiliated; one who has no control over his tongue will often have to face embarrassment…

A Brief Account On The Morals and Behavior of Rasul-Allah (SAWA)

SHAFAQNA-BISMI-ALLAHI AL-RAHMANI AL-RAHIM Of all the Anbiya 'Alayhimu-Salaam that Allah sent to different tribes and nations, Rasulu-Allah (Sallallahu 'Alayhi wa Aalihi wa Sallam) was sent to the whole mankind. Allah says He sent him as a…

Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr

SHAFAQNA- Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr (Arabic: محمد محمّد صادق الصدر‎; Muḥammad Muḥammad Ṣādiq aṣ-Ṣadr) (March 23, 1943 – February 19, 1999), often referred to as Muhammad Sadiq as-Sadr…

Delegation of Japanese Foreign Minister visit Imam Ali Holy Shrine in Najaf

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SHAFAQNA -  The Delegation of the Japanese Foreign Minister is surprised at seeing the archeological sites and landmarks in the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH). The diplomat, Teiragima, said in a statement to the Media Center of the Holy…

UN calls for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations is calling for what it refers to as a record $2.96 billion aid for war-ravaged Yemen where Saudi airstrikes, looming famine, and cholera have claimed the lives of thousands of people. According to a statement…

Sheikh Abdul Hossein Amini

SHAFAQNA- Sheikh Abdul Hossein Amini(Persian: عبدالحسین امینی‎) was a Shia scholar, traditionist, theologian and jurist. His magnum opus is Al-Ḡadīr fi’l-Ketāb wa’l-Sonna wa’l-Adab . Birth He was…

Short Maxims of Imam Ali (A.S.) - Part 4

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SHAFAQNA- 32. Imam Ali (peace be upon him) said: Do not care when you associate with the intelligent even if you are deprived of his generosity. You may benefit by his intelligence, but be cautions of his ill manners. Do not neglect associating…

The Signs Heralding the Reappearance of Imam al-Mahdi (a.s)

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SHAFAQNA- Prophet Muhammed (s.a.w.) has said: "Even if the entire duration of the world’s existence has already been exhausted and only one day is left before Doomsday, Allah will expand that day to such length of time as to accommodate…

Extremist Jewish settlers break into Nablus shrines to perform Talmudic rituals

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Israeli extremist settlers at dawn Sunday stormed Awarta town, east of Nablus city, to perform Talmudic rituals in one of its historical sites. Eyewitnesses reported that 13 buses carrying hundreds of settlers entered…