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What did the Prophet Muhammad recommend to Muslims to reflect and to associate with?

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SHAFAQNA - In his book Usul al-Kafi (Vol.2, p. 598), Sheikh al-Kulayni related the following hadeeth concerning the importance of Quran: Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father al-Nawfali from al-Sakuni from abu ‘Abd Allah, recipient…

Handwritten Quran of Imam Sadiq (as) in Reza library in Rampur, India

SHAFAQNA - Holy Quran written in the eighth century A.D. on paper is attributed to the penmanship of Imam Jafar Sadiq present in the Raza Library of Rampur (Uttar pradesh India). The Rampur Raza Library  located in Rampur ,Uttar Pradesh, India…

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 (a.s.)” This book is a translation of “Maghze Mutafakkir Jehan Shi’a”, the famous Persian book,…

Lessons from Imam Sadiq - Being Thankful to God

SHAFAQNA - In the Land of Mina during Hajj Pilgrimage: The pilgrims had assembled in the land of Mina during Hajj Pilgrimage. Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS) and his companions sitting in a place were eating some grapes placed before them. A beggar…

Biography of the Sixth Holy Imam "Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq(A.S.)"

SHAFAQNA - The Sixth Holy Imam Imam Jafar-As-Sadiq(A.S.) Title: As-Sadiq Kunyat: Abu Abdullah Born: at Medina on Monday the 17th Rabi-ul- Awwal 83 A.H. Fathers Name: Imam Muhammad Baqir(A.S.) Mother Name: Umm-e-Farwah Martyred:aged…