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There is always a way out of problems

SHAFAQNA - Allah (SWT) mentions in the holy Quran that pious people can find ways of coming out of...

Story of Prophet Zakariah and Yahya

SHAFAQNA - The years had taken their toll on the Prophet Zakariyah (pbuh). He was now old and bent with...

Ways of destroying the belief

SHAFAQNA - From practical point of view, belief can be weakened or eradicated mainly in two ways; one is...

Significance of the Months of Muharram & Safar in...

SHAFAQNA - The months of Muharram and Safar offer the yearly opportunity to commemorate the martyrdom of al‑Husayn ibn `Ali...

The rights of parents according to the holy Quran

SHAFAQNA - Some of the most important rights of parents according to the holy Quran are outlined below. 1. Be...

Early death

SHAFAQNA - A companion of Imam Sadeq (AS) narrated: I went to seem Imam (AS) and without saying anything,...

Trust

SHAFAQNA - Trust is a virtue and Allah (SWT) emphasized this in Ayah 58 of Surah Al-Nesa: “Truly, Allah...

Who is Zahra (S.A)?

SHAFAQNA- Who is Zahra shall dawn on Doomsday, Enemies of her enemies in divine pardon sway, Friends of her enemies shall contrite...

Lady Khadija, the Esteemed Wife of the Prophet

SHAFAQNA-  Lady Khadija al-Kubra (as) is the daughter of Khuwaylid, belonging to the clan of Banu Hashim of the...

The First Defender of Imam Husayn

SHAFAQNA - When the ninth of Dhu al-Hijjah comes by, we commemorate the occasion of the Day of Arafah where...

Ghadeer: Perfection and Protection of Islam

SHAFAQNA - “O Messenger! Deliver what has been revealed to you from your Lord; and if you do it not,...

Man – Allah’s Vicegerent on Earth / Commentary of...

Shafaqna (International Shia News Agency) Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:30; Part-1) By: Mohammad Sobhanie     Man – Allah’s Vicegerent on Earth بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ...

On the leadership of Imam Ali (AS)

SHAFAQNA - The history of mankind has witnessed many leaders over the ages. Many of these leaders achieved leadership...

The events of Al Ghadeer

SHAFAQNA - It was in 10 A.H. and the time for Hajj. The Hijazi deserts witnessed large crowds of Muslims...

Eid Al Ghadeer – Islamic Center of England event

SHAFAQNA - Eid al-Ghadeer is a festival celebrated by Shia Muslim. This festive day is celebrated on the 18th day...

Women’s Equality in Quranic Society

SHAFAQNA- Now let us consider the second basic characteristic of the Quranic society which affects the position of women.  This is...

Two Views Concerning the Pleasures of This World –...

SHAFAQNA - Man can construct a solid barrier against the danger of the dissolution of his inward personality only when...

Islam and the two aspects of death

SHAFAQNA - Although the phenomenon of life counts as the most precious of gifts and its loss is extremely grievous...

On the reappearance of the Madhi

SHAFAQNA - The Signs of the Reappearance of the Twelfth Imam (ajtf) The Signs of the Reappearance (Qiyam) of the (Imam)...

Repentance and Self-cleansing

SHAFAQNA - Prevention and refrainment from sins is the best way for attaining self-refinement. A person who has never been...

Birthday of Imam Ali al-Hadi (AS)

SHAFAQNA- Name: Ali  Title: al-Hadi or and - Naqi  Agnomen: Abn'l-Hasan   Father's name: Muhammad al-Jawed( at-Taqi)  Mother's name:sumanah  Birth: In...

Islam piety of actions and intentions

SHAFAQNA - Allah, The Most Exalted, says: Be quick in the race for forgiveness from your Lord, and for a...

Hajj – An act of love

SHAFAQNA - But what plea have they that Allah should not punish them, when they keep out (men) from the...

Characteristics of the Shi’as of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S)

Imam Ali (A.S.): Our Shi'as are generous to one another within the intimacy towards us. They love each other...

The relation of the disciples with Jesus (a.s.) and...

SHAFAQNA - The disciples set out to declare that they are the supporters of Allah having believed in Prophet Jesus...

Islam: a path to enlightenment and inner peace

SHAFAQNA - Islam is the Only Religion and Way of Life for Peace from Allah (The God). Non-Muslims, in general,...

Quranic Storytelling in Dialogue – The owner of the...

SHAFAQNA - The Holy Quran never entertains the notion that affluence is a sublime quality of life, especially if it...

A great Lesson in Islamic Ethics

SHAFAQNA - A great Lesson in Islamic Ethics from our Prophet (pbuh) and 6th Imam (A) Accounting is a characteristic found...

On Lady Fatima Masuma – an example of...

SHAFAQNA - “A lady from my children whose name will be Fatima, daughter of Musa, will die in Qum. On...

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