Simon Marciniak, New Muslim from England: Karbala is about transformation

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SHAFAQNA- My first Muharram story, featuring Simon Marciniak. A journey like no other, Reborn speaks to those amongst us who have returned to the eternal faith and how they came to where they are.

SHAFAQNA ROUNDTABLE - Muharram and Imam Hussain's Revolution

SHAFAQNA - There has been a longstanding debates among Muslims around the concept of martyrdom and whether or not Imam Hussain intended to confront Yazid’s army on the plain of Karbala.   This of course begs the question of the Imam’s…

The reformist message of Hussain - Sayed Fadhil Milani

SHAFAQNA - Weekly Friday sermon by Ayatollah Dr Sayed Fadhil Milani from al khoei Islamic centre in London, UK.

Video: The Macabre Night of Las Vegas with More than 50 dead, 400 wounded in the deadliest shootings in modern American history

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SHAFAQNA- Telegraph/Danny Boyle: More than 50 people have been killed and around 400 injured at an open-air country music festival in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in US history. Terror spread through the city's famous strip…

Imam Hussain [as] - The Chosen one - By Morgan freeman.

SHAFAQNA- The famous actor Morgan freeman and his new documentary from national geographic visiting a shia mosque in Muharram 2016 to spot lights the moments of Imam Hussain (AS) stand against tyranny and falsehood.

English eulogy of massacre of karbala (ashura)

SHAFAQNA- Beautiful english narration by Dr. Sayed Haider Bahar-al-Uloom on 10th Moharam, day of Massacre.(took place in 680 A.D) at idara-e-jaferia center in MD, USA

Ziyarat Ashura

SHAFAQNA- Ziyarat Ashura

Marking Muharram in the US - Seyed Saleh Qazwini

SHAFAQNA - Muharram procession in New York City

The Grand Ayatollah

SHAFAQNA - A documentary looking at the Shia Religious Authority as represented by Grand Ayatollah Sayed Ali al-Sistani in Najaf and the many projects set up by him. The documentary explores were some of the Khumus money is spent. Courtesy…

Purpose of Imam Hussain's [a] Uprising | Shaikh Jafar Hammoud

SHAFAQNA- Purpose of Imam Hussain's [a] Uprising | Shaikh Jafar Hammoud

Mourning for Imam al-Husayn [AS] by Sheikh Shomali

SHAFAQNA- Mourning for Imam al-Husayn [AS] by Sheikh Shomali

SHAFAQNA Round Table - Dr Riaz Karim & Reverend Nadim Nassar

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SHAFAQNA - The root cause of terrorism and how to best denounce it as a global threat? A polarized debate about the underlying causes of violent extremism in the Islamic world has taken place among western policymakers, analysts, and academics…

Dua Arafah

SHAFAQNA- Duas Translated presents the first ever Dua Arafah recorded in English. This is the prayer of The Grandson of the Holy Prophet (saww) Imam al Hussain (as) on the Day of Arafah. Bishr and Basheer, narrated that they once accompanied…

Hundreds of Rohingyas stranded on Myanmar-Bangladesh border

SHAFAQNA - The International Organization for Migration says over 18,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh last week following a fresh wave of crackdown in Myanmar.

Can a Muslim be a Feminist? - Sheikh Hamid Waqar

SHAFAQNA-This speech was inspired by an article written by Dr. Muhammad Legenhausen: Islam v. Feminism The lecture aimed to examine what feminism is and then examine what aspects of it are compatible and incompatible with Islam. The lecture…

Japanese Professor Converted Because of One Verse

SHAFAQNA- Dr. Kamal Okuda … A wonderful example for Japanese Muslims Prof. Dr. Atsushi Kamal Okuda, Professor of Political Systems at Keio University. Japanese Muslim scientist and educator. Dr. Kamal Okuda fought a long academy life…

Mahdawiyat by Syed Asad Jafri

SHAFAQNA- Mahdawiyat by Syed Asad Jafri

A documentary: Al-Sadiq and Al-Zahra Schools in its 25th anniversary

Shafaqna -  This Saturday Al Khoei Foundation marked the 25th anniversary of the foundation of Imam Sadiq School in London, an achievement the local community welcomed as proof that education remains an integral part of one’s religious achievement.…

Imam Ali (as), the Imam of Forgivers by Sheikh Mansour Leghaei

SHAFAQNA- "Imam Ali (as): The Imam of Forgivers" by Sheikh Mansour Leghaei

Self Building by Sheikh Usama AbdulGhani

SHAFAQNA- In this lecture, Sheikh Usama AbdulGhani talks about the 4 things which serve as obstacles on the path of self building and how each of them effect us. The Sheikh then talks about what steps can be taken to overcome such obstacles…

Modernity: A Critical Analysis | Sayyid Sulayman Hasan

SHAFAQNA- Lecture by Respected Sayyid Sulayman Hasan on the topic of "Modernity: A Critical Analysis"