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Hypocrisy of Companions during and after Prophet’s Lifetime

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SHAFAQNA- Hudhayfah said: The contemporary hypocrites are worse than those who lived during the Prophet’s lifetime and used to conceal their truth but today they declare publicly! In another narration by al-Bukhari from him (Hudhayfah)…

The first convert(khadija,sa), the foremost Muslim(Imam Ali,as)

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SHAFAQNA- The Birth of Islam and the Proclamation by Muhammad of his Mission When Muhammad was 40 years old, he was commanded by God, through His angel, Gabriel, to declare His Oneness to the idolaters and polytheists of the whole world,…

The Prophets and Revealed Religion

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SHAFAQNA- What the prophets of God received through revelation and as a message from God and conveyed to mankind was religion (Din), 1 that is, a way of life and human duties which guarantee the real happiness of man. Revealed religion…

Revelation

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SHAFAQNA- According to the dictionary meaning, revelation is the conveying of a message in a secret manner to another. In Islamic terminology it is defined as the dialogue of Almighty Allah with the prophets. They were claiming to have…

A Will Which Was Not Written

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SHAFAQNA- The last chapter of the life of the Prophet of Islam, when he was confined to bed, is one of the most delicate and subtle chapters of the history of Islam. In those days the Muslims were passing through very tragic moments. Open…

A Strange Scene

SHAFAQNA-Meanwhile a strange scene was being enacted at the Mosque. Shortly after the Prophet’s death, Omar entered the apartment and raising the sheet that covered the body, gazed earnestly on the Prophet’s features, which looked…

Prophet Muhammad's Emigration (Hijrat)

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SHAFAQNA-The Holy Qur'an says: "... When he said to his companion: Grieve not, surely Allah is with us. So, Allah sent down His tranquillity upon him and strengthened him with hosts which you did not see, and made lowest the word of those…

A Brief Account On The Morals and Behavior of Rasul-Allah (SAWA)

SHAFAQNA-BISMI-ALLAHI AL-RAHMANI AL-RAHIM Of all the Anbiya 'Alayhimu-Salaam that Allah sent to different tribes and nations, Rasulu-Allah (Sallallahu 'Alayhi wa Aalihi wa Sallam) was sent to the whole mankind. Allah says He sent him as a…

12 Outstanding Characteristics of Hadhrat Muhammed [s] The Last Prophet of Allah

SHAFAQNA-My brothers and sisters everywhere! With this essay, I am not singling out the adherents of Islam - to which I ascribe - but rather I am writing this essay to every man and woman throughout the whole world. I ask Allah that He facilitates…

A Garden of Paradise in Madina

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SHAFAQNA- Almighty Allah says in the Holy Qur'an, chapter 30, verse 15: Then as to those who believed and did good, they shall be made happy in a beautiful garden. According to exegetes of Qur'an the word "Rawdha" mentioned in this…

17th Rabi al-Awwal Id Milad un-Nabi(S.A.W.) And the Birthday Anniversary of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Hadrat Muhammad Mustafa (S.A.W.), known as Sadiq(the Truthful) and Amin(the Trusted) from his youth and was sent as "The Mercy for this World and the Hereafter" and the "Last Messenger of God Almighty and the Seal of the Prophethood"…

The Demise of the Holy Prophet (SA)

SHAFAQNA- In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful His Eminence, the Religious Authority Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah, delivered the two Friday prayer sermons at the Imamain Al-Hassanain Mosque, Safar, 28th 1431 H. - February,…

Recommendation of the Prophet (PBUH): Think about end of task before you do it

SHAFAQNA- The Prophet (PBUH) of Islam’s Important Recommendation on Contemplation Religion places emphasis on contemplation, thinking and rationalization because it is to lead man toward God, godliness, and betterment of his worldly…

Savior of Mankind in Prophet’s Sermon in His Last Hajj

SHAFAQNA- Over a hundred thousand Muslims accompanied Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in his way back from his last pilgrimage to Mecca when Gabriel ascended to him in the Ghadir Khum with three messages: “O Prophet! Declare what you were commanded…

Indianapolis Billboard Educates Americans about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

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SHAFAQNA- GainPeace, a Chicago-based nonprofit organization, has launched a new campaign titled “Truthful Man” to educate Americans on the true manners of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), and countering a hate campaign that went up…

Battle of Khandaq

SHAFAQNA- Ali bin Ibrahim, Shaykh Mufeed and Shaykh Tabarsi have narrated that the expedition entitled Ahzab or Khandaq was undertaken in the month of Ramadan, in the fifth year of Hijrat, and was occasioned in the following manner: When…

Faith as the Essence of Invitation of the Prophets

SHAFAQNA- By: Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi The subject of the discussion is: Faith as the Essence of the Invitation of the Prophets (‘a). In order to clarify the subject, its importance and the pertinent discussions to be made, we…

Ali (A.S)'s soul was the first to greet the Prophet (S.A)

SHAFAQNA- Abu Bakr Muhammad b. Umar al-Je'abi reported from Abu Abdullah Muhammad b. al-Qasim al-Muharibi, who reports from Ismail b. Ishaq al-Rashidi, who reported from Muhammad b. al-Harith, who reported from Ibrahim b. Muhammad, from Muslim…

Sayings of Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h)

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SHAFAQNA- Charity A man giving in alms one piece of silver in his lifetime is better for him than giving one hundred when about to die. To meet friends cheerfully and invite them to a feast are charitable acts. To extend consideration…