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Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h) Reveals Fatima’s Future to Her

SHAFAQNA- It was natural for the Prophet (S) who knew and foretold the future events, to reveal to his family,...

Traditions speak of Holy Prophet (S)’s love for Fatima...

SHAFAQNA- It is not easy to define the extent of the Prophet's love for Fatima (A) for she occupied a...

Hazrat Muhsin Ibn Ali (A.S)

SHAFAQNA- The infant who was martyred before his Birth…or He was no more than six months fetus at the time...

Fatima (S.A) besides father’s bed

SHAFAQNA- The Prophet (P.B.U.H&H.P) was on the bed of ailment and illness. His head was in the lap of Ali...

Value of women in Society

SHAFAQNA- Islam has made the man and the woman equal in their will and action so far as the management...

Ostentation

SHAFAQNA- Among the most destructive of spiritual diseases is ostentation or showing off. This sickness is very harmful for one’s...

Do not Marry Such Women

SHAFAQNA- Islam does not allow us to marry off our daughters to several groups of people including the corrupt, the...

Imam Ali’s (A.S) Grief on the Death of Bibi...

SHAFAQNA- What the commander of the faithful (A.S) said on the occasion of the burial of Supreme lady Fatima (S.A)...

Selection of Spouse

SHAFAQNA- The school of Ahlulbayt (A.S) has not left us to follow our whims and fancies. We have been taught...

Haroun Asks Bohlool for Advice

SHAFAQNA- One day Haroun was passing by on his way somewhere when he saw Bohlool riding a stick (as if...

Ali (A.S)’s soul was the first to greet the...

SHAFAQNA- Abu Bakr Muhammad b. Umar al-Je'abi reported from Abu Abdullah Muhammad b. al-Qasim al-Muharibi, who reports from Ismail b....

A Life of Purpose

SHAFAQNA-Every so often, we are shocked by the death of a young member of our community. We experience a...

Greed

Harun al-Rashid, the Abbasid Caliph, once arranged for an old man in Yemen who had seen the Holy Prophet...

Theory of Matter and Anti-Matter

SHAFAQNA- One of the unique theories of Imam Sadiq (A.S) is that everything except Allah has its opposites, but this...

How Do You Look at Marriage?

SHAFAQNA- The Western culture has a big impact on the youth of today, but Islam has provided a way to...

The Shop Keeper

SHAFAQNA- A heavy-built man was passing through the market of Kufa, his step was firm and assured. He had a...

Following Carnal Desires / Commentary of the Quran (Chapter...

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:87-88) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Following Carnal Desires بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَلَقَدْ آتَيْنَا مُوسَى الْكِتَابَ وَقَفَّيْنَا مِن بَعْدِهِ...

Importance of Education

SHAFAQNA- The first and foremost condition for the vitality of a nation is acquisition of knowledge. In view of this...

A Life of Service: Honoring Imam Ali (A.S)

SHAFAQNA- The English vocabulary while expansive suddenly finds itself too poor to produce sufficient words to describe the character of...

A Heavenly Wife

SHAFAQNA- “O Spirit of Allah, I have come to ask for the hand of the daughter of your successor Simon...

The Death Anniversary of Hadrat Fatima Masumah(A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Hadrat Fatima Masumah (A.S.) the Blessed and the Gracious Divine Lady from the Holy Ahlul Bayt(A.S.) was born in...

The Harmful effects of Pork on the Health of...

SHAFAQNA- Question: What is the harm in eating pork, that Islam has prohibited it, whereas Christians consume it with delight? Answer:...

Neighbors First

SHAFAQNA- The child had made it a habit to rise regularly in the small hours of the night and join...

Ahlul Bayt (A.S) and Humbleness

SHAFAQNA- Humbleness is an outstanding feature in the lives of Ahlul Bayt. Ibn Masud reports: A person came to the presence...

Investing for the Hereafter

SHAFAQNA- Zubaydah was the wife of Haroon al-Rasheed, the Abbasid Caliph and also a secret follower of Imam Kazim (A.S),...

Imam Reza’s (A.S) Historic letter to Shias as narrated...

SHAFAQNA- In Bihar al-Anwar, volume 72, a narrative is quoted from Hazrat Abdol Azim (A.S) which is Imam Reza’s message...

Rules of Attaining Spiritual Perfection

SHAFAQNA- By: Allamah Muhammad Husayn Tabataba’i To be able to advance on this spiritual path it is necessary for a spiritual...

A Very Important Event

SHAFAQNA- Nasr ibn Muzahim, in his book of Waq'a Siffin (one of the oldest books that were written nearly in...

Sending Blessings on the Holy Prophet & his family...

SHAFAQNA- “Allah and His Angels send blessings on the Prophet, O you who believe! Send your blessings on him, and...

Hazrat Ibrahim and the Old Man

SHAFAQNA- In the Middle East there is a land known as Palestine. Long before, in this land there lived a...

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