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Summary of the History of Twelve-Imam Shi'ism

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SHAFAQNA- The majority of Shi'ites are Twelvers. They were originally the same group of friends and supporters of 'Ali who, after the death of the Prophet, in order to defend the right of the Household of the Prophet in the question of the…

The Meaning of Imam

SHAFAQNA- Imam or leader is the title given to a person who takes the lead in a community in a particular social movement or political ideology or scientific or religious form of thought. Naturally, because of his relation to the people he…

The Difference Between Prophet and Imam

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SHAFAQNA- The previous argument about the reception of Divine injunctions and laws by the prophets only proves the basis of prophecy, namely the receiving of Divine injunctions. The argument does not prove the persistence and continuity of…

Knowledge of the Imams about the unseen

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SHAFAQNA- Sometimes even among Shia people have emerged to damage. Their ignorance acquits them of their mischief but can not prevent its effects that remain. They knew nothing about the status of an Imam. Since they knew nothing, to have…

Various phases of the Deeds of the Imams

SHAFAQNA- The activities of all Imams are one and the same. According to their circumstances and the demand of that particular time they acted accordingly. So we can not frame them in the terms presently known to us such as ‘radicals’,…

Ismat (Infallibility) of 12th Imam

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SHAFAQNA- A writer has claimed that due to his research, he has come to the following conclusions; that the theory of “Esmat” or immunity from sin has come about and even grown deeper as time has passed, because of the distance between…

Recognition of the Imams (A.S.)

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SHAFAQNA-It is related with a sound chain of authority from Salman al- Farsi, ' I visited the Messenger (s.w.a.s.)of Allah (SWT) who looked at me and said, ' "O Salman, Allah (SWT) does not send a Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.s.) or messenger unless…

Twelve Successors of the Holy Prophet (P.)

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SHAFAQNA-Introduction In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful. Praise be to Allah the Lord of the worlds. Benedictions be upon Muhammad (S.A.W.) and his Purified Progeny. Peace be upon the righteous Companions. Some of the controversial…

Religious activist in UK: Attending Infallible Imams's shrines give people peace of mind

SHAFAQNA - “The love for the Infallible Imams (A.S.) is the foundation of love for God” a religious activist in the UK said. One of the guests at Worldwide Conference on the Lovers of the household of the Apostle of God (S.A.W.) in the…

Imam al-Ridha s Words on the Sign of the Imam

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SHAFAQNA- Source: Uyun Akhbar Ar-Ridha Volume 1 19-1 Muhammad ibn Ibrahim ibn Ishaq al-Taliqani - May God be pleased with him - narrated that Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Sa’eed ibn Uqda al-Kufi quoted on the authority of Ali ibn Al-Hassan ibn…

The Fourth Infallible The Second Imam Al-Hasan Ibn Ali Al-Mujtaba (AS)

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SHAFAQNA- Name: al-Hasan. Title: al-Mujtaba. Agnomen: Abu Muhammad. Father's name: Ali Amir al-Mu'minin. Mother's name: Fatimah (daughter of the Holy Prophet). Birth: In Medina on Tuesday, 15th Ramadan 3 AH. Death: Died at the age of…

Book; The Occultation of the Twelfth Imam (A Historical Background)

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SHAFAQNA- Download the book here The Occultation of the Twelfth Imam (A Historical Background) AUTHOR(S): Jassim M. Hussain PUBLISHER(S): Muhammadi Trust of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (with a Foreword by…

Imam, the Divine Authority on Earth: Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:124, Part-IV) By: Mohammad Sobhanie

Commentary of the Quran (Chapter 2:124, Part-IV) By: Mohammad Sobhanie Imamat, Pinnacle Honor of Prophet Ibrahim Imam, the Divine Authority on Earth بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَإِذِ…

Selection of the Imam is Done by God

SHAFAQNA- The Imam (A.S.) assured the person who inquired about these qualifications that the nation cannot be left to choose its imamwithout statements in this regard made by the Prophet (S.A.W.) who in turn conveys God's commandments related…

Imam Ali (as), the Imam of Forgivers by Sheikh Mansour Leghaei

SHAFAQNA- "Imam Ali (as): The Imam of Forgivers" by Sheikh Mansour Leghaei

Hadith; Our Responsibility!!

SHAFAQNA- مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ سَعِيدٍ قَالَ حَدَّثَنِي الْقَاسِمُ بْنُ عُرْوَةَ عَنْ عُبَيْدِ بْنِ زُرَارَةَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ…

Imam to Muslims: Avoid going to US

SHAFAQNA - An imam is imploring his fellow Muslims to avoid travelling to the United States following President Donald Trump’s travelling ban on seven Muslim-majority countries. Imam Nazim Hosein, of the Presyal Mosque, commented on the…

What verses of Quran recited by Muslim Imam at Trump's inaugural?

SHAFAQNA - An Imam who had been expected to deliver the Islamic call to prayer at an interfaith religious service for President Donald Trump instead recited two verses from the Quran that contained clear political messages for the new president…

They control people's life everyday

SHAFAQNA-Abdullah was an oil seller, living near Imam Reza (A.S) for a while. Once, when he was at the presence of him, he asked, please pray for me and my family. Imam said, do you think I don’t pray for you? Your actions are shown to me…

Imam Muhammed Al-Baqir (A.S) Conversation with a Christian Scholar

SHAFAQNA- Imam Sadiq (A.S) said, "one day I and my father came out of the assembly of Hisham. We happened to pass by a place where a group of Christians had come to ask questions from their scholar. We too went there to see what the affair…

The Redeemer and the Savior

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SHAFAQNA- Introduction To those who have acquaintance (even though a little) with the invaluable treasure of Shiite traditions and the precious heritage of the immaculate Imams (A.S.), the importance of "Imamah" (leadership) and "Wilayah"…

Imam says terrorists are enemies of Islam and Muslims

SHAFAQNA - The spiritual leader of the Maltese Muslim community said that the recent spate of violent attacks carried out by Muslims in Europe were falsely proclaimed in the name of Islam and have nothing to do with the true teachings of the…

Hadrat Abbas (A.S.) in the Holy Imam's Sight

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SHAFAQNA- The Immaculate Imams are the representatives of God, the successors of His Prophet and the leaders that God has assigned for people so as to make distinction between the right and the wrong. They, peace be upon them, praised many…

Bab-ul-Hawaij (The Door to Fulfilling Peoples Needs)

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Musa al-Kadhim (AS) and Modesty: One day 7th Imam, Imam Musa Al-Kadhim (AS) was passing by the tent of a Nomad who was a black man. Imam Musa Al-Kadhim (AS) went up to him and said "Salam Alaikum", in a warm and friendly manner. Upon…

The Reasons for Imam Musa al-Kazim’s (as) Martyrdom

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SHAFAQNA-“You are the main means of approach and the right way, you are the martyrs in this mortal world and the Day of Judgement will make equal what was unequal before.”1 All of the infallible Imams, except for the…

Imam Muhammad al-Jawad (as): You should not fear anyone other than Allah (SWT)

SHAFAQNA- The story of Mamun al-Rashid's first meeting with the young son of Imam Ali Ridha (as) is interesting. Once when our 9th Imam, Imam Taqi (as) was only nine years old, he was walking down a street of Baghdad, when Mamun…

Seyyed Ali Fadhl Allah: Unity is a religious priority

SHAFAQNA - Seyyed Ali Fadhl Allah, Friday prayer leader of Beirut, in his speech on Monday referred to several challenges in front of the Arab world and Islam calling terrorism and religious pluralism as the most important of them. He said,”…