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Daily calamities

SHAFAQNA - Imam Sajjad (AS) said: Everyday, a human being suffers 3 calamities but he/she does not take heed....

Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Sajjad (AS)

SHAFAQNA - The 4th Imam after Imam Hussain(a.s.) was his son Imam Ali Zain-al-Abideen(a.s.). His mother was Bibi Shahar Bano...

Necessary factors for accomplishment of the belief

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Jawad (AS) who said: Three factors are needed for a believer to...

Who buried the martyrs of Karbala? (Part Five; Last...

SHAFAQNA - There are various narrations regarding the burial place for the holy head of Imam Hussain (AS) but...

The types of food and drink which can be...

SHAFAQNA - Allah (SWT) in holy verses of the Quran sometimes generally and in other times specifically pointed to...

Who buried the martyrs of Karbala? (Part Four)

SHAFAQNA - Next, Imam Sajjad (AS) went towards the body of his uncle, Hazrat Abbas ibn Ali (AS) and...

The rights of Muslims towards each other

SHAFAQNA - Islam has declared brotherhood and friendship between all Muslims of the world. Based on this declaration whoever...

Benefits of being a good person and neighbour

SHAFAQNA - The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) said: Keeping contact with relatives, good behaviour and being a good neighbour...

Who buried the martyrs of Karbala? (Part Three)

SHAFAQNA - When Imam Sajjad (AS) came, he saw Bani Assad gathered around the bodies of the martyrs and confused;...

Prophet Jesus (AS) and his disciples wept for Imam...

SHAFAQNA - When Prophet Jesus (AS) and his disciples were crossing the land of Karbala, felt a lot of...

Who buried the martyrs of Karbala? (Part Two)

SHAFAQNA - Allameh Majlesi said: Some narrators were present when Ali ibn Hamza, Ibn Seraj and Ibn Makareh came...

Hazrat Zakaria (AS) and Imam Hussain (AS)

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated that Hazrat Zakaria (AS) asked God about the names of 5 infallibles (Mohammad (PBUH),...

Who buried the martyrs of Karbala? (Part One)

SHAFAQNA - The historians have differences of opinion about the circumstances in which the martyrs of Karbala were buried....

Mosa (AS), Khezr (AS) and Sulaiman (AS) wept for...

SHAFAQNA - In a meeting with Hazrat Khezr (AS), Prophet Mosa (AS) spoke about the family of the Prophet...

Angels’ Divine Trial: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:30;...

Shafaqna (International Shia News Agency) Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:30; Part-2) By: Mohammad Sobhanie   Angels’ Divine Trial بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَعَلَّمَ آدَمَ...

The policies of Imam Hussain (AS) (Part Eight;...

SHAFAQNA - Imam Hussain (AS) pointed to his martyrdom and welcoming it said: My position is the position of...

Lady Zainad and the foretold prophecy of Karbala

SHAFAQNA - It was five years after the Muslims had accompanied the Prophet and his family in the migration...

Example of divine belief

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated that Imam Hussain (AS), his family and companions were on their way and to...

The knowledge of the Prophet (PBUH)

SHAFAQNA - Basically the knowledge that the Prophet (PBUH) can teach is far beyond what a person can acquire;...

The policies of Imam Hussain (AS) (Part Seven)

SHAFAQNA - About the burial of humanity at the time of Abi Sufyan's clan (Moawieh and Yazid), Imam Hussain...

Lessons of history

SHAFAQNA - Imam Ali (AS) said: O' people, there are many lessons for you from the past history, where...

Taking refuge in God for three things

SHAFAQNA - A Dua (supplication) is narrated from Imam Sadeq (AS) in which he said: O' Allah (SWT), I...

The Birth of Lady Zainab (as)

SHAFAQNA - Lady Zainab (as) was (accurately) the third child born to Lady Fatima az-Zahra (sa). In other words, she...

The policies of Imam Hussain (AS) (Part Six)

SHAFAQNA - Imam Hussain (AS) considered declaring allegiance to Yazid as the height of depravity which God does not...

Levels of contentment

SHAFAQNA - Contentment is a position where whatever happens, the believer is satisfied with it. For a believer, comfort...

The last Salaat

SHAFAQNA - Mid day was getting near on the Day of Ashura, 30 of the companions of Imam Hussain...

The effect of Muharram ceremonies on the wisdom of...

SHAFAQNA - In many occasions, Imam Hussain (AS) said: The infallible Imams have divine duties. Allah (SWT) has assigned...

The policies of Imam Hussain (AS) (Part Five)

SHAFAQNA - When Moawieh died, Yazid ordered his agents to ask all the people to declare their allegiance to...

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