Shia Studies

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...

28 Merits specifically for Imam Ali (A.S)

SHAFAQNA- The following is taken from the book Al-Qatra by Sayed Ahmad Mustanbat Vol. 2, Pg. 205, and Hadith. 57...

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)...

Ziyarat of Hazrat Fatima al-Zahra (S.A.), the Truthful Lady

SHAFAQNA- By: Allama Jafar Murtuza Amili 1. Shaikh al-Mufid has recorded one ziyara for Fatima (sa) saying, “Peace with you, O...

Allegiance: The Shia of Yemen and Yemen’s religious history

SHAFAQNA - “…I found that endurance thereon was wiser. So I adopted patience although there was pricking in the eye...

Who are the People of Ali?

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE BAQEE ORGANIZATION - To really understand the stand – and one must say Resistance...

A STORY FROM THE LIFE OF THE PROPHET

SHAFAQNA - The following is a video produced by PureStream-media on the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

The Sixth Imam, Ja’far Ibn Muhammad As-Sadiq

SHAFAQNA - The 6th Imam, Ja’far Ibn Muhammad As-Sadiq (as) was Born in Madinah on 17th Rabiul Awwal 83 Hijiri...

Corruption and Bribery are the Great Problems which Have...

SHAFAQNA- Unfortunately, today money rules the world; it is a world where a wealthy country like Saudi Arabia can...

Islam’s 11th Imam

SHAFAQNA - Imam Hasan al-Askari (as) lived a short life, only Twenty Eight years and in this short life he...

Imam Hasan ibn Ali al-Askari (AS) and the emperor’s...

SHAFAQNA - Once the Caliph called him in his palace and ordered his army to march past before him. The...

“Imam Ridha’s (as) life was short but very influential...

SHAFAQNA - Imam Ridha (a.s.) lived for almost 55 years. That is to say, he was born in the year...

On the passing of the last prophet of Islam...

SHAFAQNA - If the last prophet of Islam: Muhammad ibn Abdullah managed through his lifetime to overcome great many enemies...

The sermon of Mina

SHAFAQNA - In the year 60/680, al-'Imam al-Husayn (A) stayed for about three months at Makkah in the course of...

The Walk Of Light – Arbaeen Pilgrimage Rises a...

SHAFAQNA - Coming this weekend, over 25 million pilgrims will rally in the holy city of Karbala to mark the...

Shia Political Revival in Iraq during the Early Twentieth...

SHAFAQNA- Introduction In the showdown of events that have transpired in Iraq since the toppling of the Ba’thi regime, the Shi’ites have...

Center of Islamic Learning – Teachers Skills and Tools...

SHAFAQNA- Center of Islamic Learning (CIL) NASIMCO is scheduled to run the next Teacher Skills and Tools (TST) program in Edmonton, Alberta,...

Shia Islam: The position and responsibilities of the Prophet’s...

Shafaqna - Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Chapter 2: The position and responsibilities of the Prophet’s...

Shafaqna’s Exclusive Interview with PhD candidate Elvire Corboz...

SHAFAQNA - Shafaqna-Lebanon conducted an exclusive interview with the Swiss academic: Elvire Corboz. Corboz this October. She specializes in Modern...

What is worship? Ibadah

SHAFAQNA - Worship {‘ibadah} is the purpose behind our creation. The Qur’an states: ﴿ وَمَا خَلَقْتُ الْجِنَّ وَالإنْسَ إِلا لِيَعْبُدُونِ ﴾ “I...

Al-Ghadir and its Relevance to Islamic Unity

SHAFAQNA - The distinguished book entitled “al-Ghadir” has raised a huge wave in the world of Islam. Islamic thinkers shed...

Imam Mahdi Documentary

SHAFAQNA - The Shi’a believe that Imam al-Mahdi is the only son of Imam Hasan al-Askari (the 11th Imam) who...

Western Nationalism and Islamic Nationhood

SHAFAQNA - The relations, conflicts and clashes between various nations have in the present age become a daily issue which...

Shia Islam: What does the word Shia mean? /1

Shafaqna - Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī What does the word Shīʿa mean? The Arabic word, shīʿa, literally...

Islam and Religious Freedom by Dr John Andrew Morrow...

SHAFAQNA - Delivered at the Catholic-Muslim Forum in Plainfield, Indiana, on Monday, October 17, 2016, In the Name of God, the...

Shi’ism, The Creed Of Love

SHAFAQNA - One of the greatest marks of distinction of Shi`ism over other sects is that its-foundation and its bedrock...

Obituary – I. K. A. Howard

SHAFAQNA- University of Edinburgh Obituary – I. K. A. Howard but Qur’anic studies, theology political thought, and mysticism. His translations included...

THE SEMIOLOGY OF THE MARTYRDOM OF IMAM AL-HUSAYN (ʿA)...

SHAFAQNA-The martyrdom of Imam al-Ḥusayn (ʿa) was so intertwined with various lofty values that it will never become old,...

Pope Francis Thanked Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi for His...

SHAFAQNA- Announced by the office of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi: Following the message of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi to Pope Francis,...

Difficult and critical decision

SHAFAQNA- The story is about a "choice", the most important manifestation of the meaning of human being. But what kind...

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