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Is Islam against Desire and Pleasure?

SHAFAQNA - ‘They ask you what is permitted to them? Say: all good things are permitted for you…’ (Qur’ān 5:4) Islām...

Etiquette of Drinking

SHAFAQNA- Imam Sadiq (A.S) said: “When anyone of you drinks water and say Bismillah (In the name of Gad), then...

Forty sayings of the Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h) About Fatima...

SHAFAQNA- 1) The Prophet (s) said, "On the Day of Judgment, a caller will call out, 'lower your gaze until...

Allah’s Messenger Reveals Fatima’s Future to Her

SHAFAQNA- 'Once, the Prophet (P.B.U.H&H.P) summoned Ali, Fatima, Al-Hassan and Al-Hussain (A.S) and ordered everyone present in the house to...

To Bring a Fool to His Senses

SHAFAQNA- Prophet Jesus was once seen running away from a man. People were surprised to see him running away. Prophet...

Why Does My Spirituality Fluctuate and How Can I...

SHAFAQNA - Question: Why does my spirituality fluctuate and how can I control this? Can you give me some practical tips...

Hijab in Quran & Narrations

SHAFAQNA- The issue of Hijab is not a new topic and it is as old as the Abrahamic religions of...

Hijab and its importance

SHAFAQNA- One Ethiopian female student was asked why you follow the rules of Islam such as fasting, hijab (head cover),...

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...

Bohlool and Abbasid Caliph Harun Al-Rashid’s Throne

SHAFAQNA- One day Bohlool arrived at Abbasid Caliph Harun Al-Rashid's palace and saw that the throne was empty. There was...

The Light of Love in the Horizon of Life

SHAFAQNA - It is love that lights the horizons of life. Love plays deep and vast roles in man’s...

Endeavour to Cherish Your Personality

SHAFAQNA - The most important element in happiness and the most exalted characteristic that man can enjoy is perfection. This...

The Importance of Brushing the Teeth in Islam

SHAFAQNA- Brushing the teeth not only helps one look better and feel healthier, but also it pleases God. The religious...

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)...

Hazrat Zahra (SA) in the Surah of al-Insan

SHAFAQNA- Hazrat Zahra (SA) in the Surah of al-Insan Allah the Exalted has said: "Verily the Good shall drink of a Cup...

A Quiet Funeral

SHAFAQNA- In the darkness of the jet-black night, when eyes were asleep and voices were silent, a Heavenly procession left...

Martyrdom of Hazrat Fatima (S.A)

SHAFAQNA- Few words of the commander of the faithful (A.S) when Hazrat Fatima (S.A) martyred. Few words which can lead...

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...

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