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3rd of Shaban - Birth of Imam Hussain a.s

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SHAFAQNA- Abu’l-Qasim ibn `Al’ al-Hamadaniy, the representative of Imam al-Hasan al-`Askariy (a.s), received a document telling that our master, Grandson of the Holy Prophet (saws),Imam al-Husayn ibn `Ali (a.s), was born on the third of…

The 40th - The Arbaeen Walk to Karbala - Documentary - with Ali Fadhil

SHAFAQNA-Arba'een or Chehelom is a Shia Muslim religious observance that occurs 40 days after the Day of Ashura. It commemorates the martyrdom of Imam Hussein bin Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad which falls on the 20th day of the month…

Departure of Imam from Madina

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SHAFAQNA- After his departure from Madina Imam Husayn reached Makkah on 3rd of Shaban and sent his cousin Muslim bin Aqil to Kufa in the middle of Ramazan. From that time till the 8th of Zilhaj he continued to stay on in Makkah. None could…

UN delegation visits Imam Hussein Museum

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SHAFAQNA- The museum of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine received a delegation from the United Nations who visited the museum in order to see the unique antiquities there. The museum of the Imam Hussein Holy Shrine received a delegation from…

I Walk for Husain a

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SHAFAQNA- I walk I walk through the valleys and the shadows of the death that surrounds me Entrenched in the smell of blood lingering in my soul Searching for their stories repeatedly told and simultaneously ignored And I walk I walk and…

Arbaeen Exhibitions Open in Lebanon

SHAFAQNA- On the occasion of Arbaeen (the 40th day after Ashura), a series of exhibitions titled “The Path of Love” was opened in a ceremony in Beirut, Lebanon. According to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization…

“Martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS)” Published in France

SHAFAQNA-A book titled “Martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS); Karbala Tragedy, 13 Nights of Commemoration” by Leila Sourani was published in France. According to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO), the book…