Shia Studies

Shaykh Saduq, the Great Shi‘a Authority in the Age...

SHAFAQNA- By: Ali Naghi Zabihzadeh Abstract Abu Ja’far Muhammad ibn Ali ibn Babiwayh al-Qummi was one of the greatest scholars of Shi‘a...

Imam Khomeini: Family Life

SHAFAQNA- Observance of the Rights of the Wife The Imam always offered me the better place in the room. He would...

Top Ten Excuses Of Muslim Women Who Don’t Wear...

SHAFAQNA- "Women Want GENDER EQUALITY – FINE. Then As a FIRST Step We Need to Implement EQUAL Representation of BOTH...

Imam Rida’s Morals and Counsels

SHAFAQNA- The value of wisdom and moral is when it sets out of its leading springs to make its way...

Dhul Qa’dah 11th, Birthday of Sheikh Al-Mufid, the prominent...

SHAFAQNA- Sheikh Tusi, (d. 460 A.H.) introduced his mentor Sheikh al Mufid, in his al Fihrist thus: "Muhammad b. Muhammad b. al-No'man, al-Mufid,...

August 8th, death anniversary of Sayyed Ibn Tawus

SHAFAQNA- Ibn Tawus was born on 15 Muharram 589 (21 January 1193) in Hilla and was named Tawus (peacock)....

Ayatollah Javadi Amuli’ special message to 12th Annual conference...

SHAFAQNA - I seek refuge in God from Satan, the Renegade. In the Name of God, the All-Merciful, the Ever-Merciful. All praise...

Shawwal 28th; death anniversary of Ayatollah Mirza Jawad Maliki...

SHAFAQNA- The distinguished jurisprudent and perfect mystic Haj Mirza Javad Agha Maliki Tabrizi was born in Tabriz . His exact...

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq’s contribution to the sciences

SHAFAQNA - Below are extracts from the book “The Great Muslim Scientist and Philosopher - Imam Ja’far Ibn Muhammad As-Sadiq...

Saving humanity without holy Quran not possible

SHAFAQNA- Senior Iranian Shia cleric, Sheikh Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi, urged Muslims and elites to contemplate and think about Quranic teachings stressing,...

Muhammad Ibn Idris Helli

SHAFAQNA- Abu Abdullah Muhammad known as “Idris”, one of the most prominent jurisconsults in the 12th century. He was born...

15th Shawwal : the Martyrdom Anniversary of Hadrat Hamzah...

SHAFAQNA-The great hero of Islam and the uncle of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.), Hadrat Hamzah (A.S.) was martyred in...

Ibn Shahr Aashub (Qutbuddin Rawandi)

SHAFAQNA- Abu Jafar Muhammad bin Ali bin Shahr Aashub bin Ali Nasr bin Abul Jaush Mazandirani, nicknamed Rashid al-Din and...

Persecution between 64 to 85 AH, by Marwan and...

SHAFAQNA- After the death of Yazid, there was much confusion. Marwan, who was banished by the Prophet (S) and then...

The Shia of Ali (A.S)

SHAFAQNA- Ibn Abbas narrated from the Prophet (P.B.U.H&H.P): When the verse “Those who believe and do righteous deeds are the best...

Ayatollah Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi

SHAFAQNA- Title: معظم له Birth: 1875 1292 AH   Death: March 30, 1961 (aged 86) 1381 AH.    Ayatollah Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi (1875-1961)...

Allama Sheikh Bahai ( PART 1 )

SHAFAQNA- Name: Sheik Mohammed bin Hassan al Harthi Jeehi Amili Bahai Born  : Thursday, 17 Moharram 953 H/1547 A.D.   At: Jabal...

The political Shias who believed in the caliphate of...

SHAFAQNA - It has being part and parcel of postmodern Nasibi propaganda to insist that the ‘ancestors’ of the Shi’a...

The Islamic schism which never was …

SHAFAQNA - If Prophet Muhammad was sent as God’s last messenger, a final reminder of God’s Words onto His creation,...

Unity of the Muslims and the School of Ahl...

As we come to the end of our discussion, we find that Sunnites and Shi'ites do not disagree on...

Usul al-Din (Principles of Religion)

SHAFAQNA- The foundations of religion form the basis from which everything else follows. The tenets of Shi’a Islam can be...

Who is Ayatollah Ali Sistani? One of Shia Islam’s...

SHAFAQNA - For more than half a century, the school of the late Grand Ayatullah Imam Abul-Qassim al-Khu'i has been...

Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s Doctrine / By Abolfazl Fateh...

SHAFAQNA - Introduction:  Iraq’s most prominent and senior Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani’s work – the breadth of his knowledge,...

The relationship between morals and Islamic rights

SHAFAQNA - If man believes that it is Allah who enacts laws that lead people, which man is obliged to...
slavery in Islam

Islam and slavery – What the Scriptures truly reveal

SHAFAQNA - Islam has often been represented by Christian writers as a religion which not only tolerated slavery but...

The Meaning of Faith in Islam

SHAFAQNA - Westerners often assume that the Moslem faith rests only on the obedience of strict rules and regulations but...

Of Jihad, Terrorism, and Pacifism: Scripting Islam in the...

SHAFAQNA - Is Islam an inherently peaceful religion or is it a religion essentially predisposed to violence? Questions of this...

Islam and Democracy

SHAFAQNA - Contemporary Islamic political thought has become deeply influenced by attempts at reconciling Islam and democracy. Muslim thinkers who...

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