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The danger of moral collapse and death of the supreme values according to the Supreme Religious Authority

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority: If we do not find an active and rapid reaction to the dangers we are leaving such as misinformation, lies and deception, it foreshadows the moral collapse and death of the supreme values…

The Supreme Religious Authority: He who was courageous against ISIL is the one who embodied the principles of the Hussayni Renaissance

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority confirmed that he who was courageous and making sacrifices against the terrorist ISIL gangs is the one who embodied the principles of the Hussayni Renaissance. Stressing at the same time that…

The Supreme Religious Authority: He who has no sense of responsibility and does not care about their affairs has denied Islam

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel:  The Supreme Religious Authority has shown that those who do not have a sense of responsibility, do not care about their affairs and do not move to change their reality, has denied Islam, as the principle of responsibility…

The Supreme Religious Authority: The Iraqi people can no longer tolerate the poor performance of the officials caused by corruption

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority has shown that the Iraqi people can no longer tolerate the poor performance of the officials and the bad services caused by corruption. These were the important points stated in the second…

Mongolia's Halal meat exports on the path to growth

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SHAFAQNA- Mongolia has an estimated 30 million sheep - more than New Zealand - but has until recently only managed to export a thin slice of its overall meat output. It hopes that will change as it taps overseas appetite for halal mutton from…

To Lie Against Messenger of Allah

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SHAFAQNA- It is commonly agreed among all that lying is the worst of abominations, and no trait can ever be possessed by man worse than calumny, beside no group malady is there more problematic and incurable than slander. Despite the fact…

The Supreme Religious Authority: Today's youth are in a terrible cultural danger and must employ their energies to serve their country

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority has warned of a serious and frightening social epidemic in Iraqi society, especially in the youth category, which is the cultural danger. Young people should improve their behavior and harness…

Islamic Architecture of Andalusia

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SHAFAQNA - Islamic Arts: Spain’s Islamic centuries (AD 711-1492) left a particularly rich heritage of exotic and beautiful palaces, mosques, minarets and fortresses in Andalusia, which was always the  heartland of Al-Andalus (as the Muslim-…

Indian Traditional Islamic Wedding

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SHAFAQNA - Cultural India : Islam is one of the prominent religions in the world with over 1.6 billion zealous followers of the religion. Wedding is an integral part of Islamic culture and are mandated by the Holy Quran as one of the primary…

How different countries celebrate Eid al-Adha?

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SHAFAQNA - Eid al-Adha, also known as "Feast of Sacrifice" or "Big Eid", is an Islamic religious festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to follow God's command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event. This…

Photos: A Qur’an Stand belonging to 14th Century

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SHAFAQNA - Islamic Arts : This Qur'an stand was made by Hasan [ibn] Zain ibn Sulaiman al‑Isfahani for endowment to a madrasa, or theological college, in the year 1360.  The surface of  this stand has been covered by Three layers of…

Inscriptions on Chinese ‘swatow’ dish, include the word 'Allah'

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SHAFAQNA - Islamic Arts : Coarsely potted and covered with a thick, crackled glaze, this dish belongs to a distinct group of porcelain, the so-called ‘Swatow wares’. Swatow is a Dutch mistranslation of Shantou, the port from which such…

INVESTING FOR THE HEREAFTER

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SHAFAQNA- Zubaydah was the wife of Haroon al-Rasheed, the Abbasid Caliph and also a secret follower of Imam Musa ibn Ja’ffar al-Kadhim (a.s.). Being the wife of the caliph and by virtue of being a queen, she was the most important…

Promise and Pleasure of Allah

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SHAFAQNA- There is no doubt that when Allah makes a promise, it is a promise of truth. Even Shaitan acknowledges this fact as Allah quotes him: And the Shaitan shall say after the affair is decided: Surely Allah promised you the promise…

Knowing Allah, His Greatness and His Grace

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SHAFAQNA- The Holy Prophet [s] said: "O' people! Verily, there is no prophet after me, nor any Ummah after you (Muslims). So, take care to worship your Lord, perform your five ritual prayers, fast in the appointed month (Ramadan), make pilgrimage…

Allah’s Guidance; a Valuable Blessing

SHAFAQNA - The Omnipotent Allah has willed to place human being in a corner of the world for a limited time, out of Mercy, allowing him to benefit from all the blessings that are prepared through the processes of the ethereal elements like…

RIGHTS OF GOD

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SHAFAQNA- In the Name of Allah, Most Beneficent, Most Merciful Know ¬God have mercy upon you¬ that God has rights incumbent upon you and that these encompass you in every motion through which you move, every rest which you take, every waystation…

The Greatest Right of Allah

SHAFAQNA - The greatest right of God against you is that you worship Him without associating anything with Him. When you do that with sincerity (ikhlas), He has made it binding upon Himself to give you sufficiency in the affair of this world…

Divine Blessings

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SHAFAQNA - Because He favors His servants, God the Blessed and Supreme gave them intellect, He gave them the power to refine and purify themselves, He sent the prophets and awliya [the friends of God, saints, holy men] to guide people and to…

Seeking protection in Allah (S.w.T.)’s obedience

SHAFAQNA - The deity of the sinners and Allah (S.w.T.)’s disobedient persons is always Satan. Such persons might curse Satan a thousand times to make a hypocritical show to others. To put the matter in more precise words, such persons outwardly…

The Sixth Talk - SEEKING ALLAH'S PROTECTION FROM SATAN

SHAFAQNA - In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful إِنَّ الَّذِينَ اتَّقَواْ إِذَا مَسَّهُمْ طَائِفٌ مِّنَ الشَّيْطَانِ تَذَكَّرُواْ فَإِذَا هُم…

The Fifth Talk - SEEKING ALLAH'S PROTECTION FROM SATAN

SHAFAQNA - In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful إِنَّ الَّذِينَ اتَّقَواْ إِذَا مَسَّهُمْ طَائِفٌ مِّنَ الشَّيْطَانِ تَذَكَّرُواْ فَإِذَا هُم…

The Fourth Talk - SEEKING ALLAH'S PROTECTION FROM SATAN

SHAFAQNA - In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful وَقُل رَّبِّ أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ هَمَزَاتِ الشَّيَاطِينِ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ رَبِّ أَن يَحْضُرُونِ Say…

ALLĀH AND THE MASCULINE PRONOUN

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SHAFAQNA- Question Why does Allāh [God] use the masculine pronoun when referring to Himself in the Qur’ān? Why has the masculine pronoun taken precedence over the feminine pronoun? Answer The language of the Qur’ān is ʿArabic and…

The prophets (a.s.) and the knowledge of the unseen - Seyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah

SHAFAQNA - The Humanness of the Prophet (p.): The Holy Quran stated that the Prophet (p.) has emphasized to his people that he (p.) is a man like them. "I am but a man like you: It is revealed to me by Inspiration, that your Allah is one Allah."…

AhlulBait (as) - The reason behind the creation of everything

SHAFAQNA- The below narrations [in addition to the narration of Hadith-e-Kisa] prove that Allah (swt) created the world and everything because of the AhlulBait (as) and if the AhlulBait (as) were not there then Allah (swt) would not have created…

Why Do I Consider Islam as the Most Perfect Religion?

SHAFAQNA- No other religion professed by a large community have I found so comprehensible and encouraging. There seems no better way towards tranquility and contentment in life, no greater promise for the future after death. The human…

Islam teaches you to leave space for God in your life

SHAFAQNA- As the call to prayer ended, some of the waiters unhurriedly headed towards the mosque, overwhelmed by the unforgiving heat. It was all so different from Kansk, the snowy town she had left behind in Russia’s Siberia to go on a volunteering…