Hazrat-e-Fatima (S.A.)

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SHAFAQNA- The great lady, Hazart-e Fatemeh Zahra (S.A) was the dear daughter of the Prophet, Mohammad (S.W). Some Shiite scholars believed that she was born on 20th of Jamadi-ul-Sani, 5 th A.H. But the majority of Sonnah research scholars…

Fatimah (AS) in Surat Al-Insaan (76)

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SHAFAQNA-Allah the Exalted has said: "Verily the Good shall drink of a Cup (of wine) mixed with Kafur. A fountain where the Devotees of God do drink, making it flow in unstinted abundance. They perform (their) vows, and they fear a Day whose…

Imam Ali's sermon about the division of community into factions

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SHAFAQNA- What follows is a part of the book Nahj al-Balagha, the most famous collection of sermons, letters, tafsirs and stories attributed to Imam Ali (A.S). It was collected by Al-Sharif al-Radi, the Shiite scholar of the tenth century.…

Islam to Me is The Most Simplest Way to Worship God

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SHAFAQNA- Converting to Islam Interview   1st Answer: My name is Miguel Gonzalez, I was born in the United States, both of my parents are Mexican and right now I am studying to be a graphic designer.   2nd Answer: So growing…

Shahid al Awwal: Muhammad Jamaluddin al-Makki al-Amili al-Jizzini

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SHAFAQNA-Muhammad Jamaluddin al-Makki al-Amili al-Jizzini,[1] (1334–1385) is known to Shi'ites as the Shahid Awwal (Arabic: الشهيد الأولash-Shahid al-Awwal "The First Martyr"). Although he is neither the first Muslim, nor the…

'Terrible and unbelievable': Exiled Saudi journalist laments kingdom's abuses

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SHAFAQNA- For a moment, late last year, it appeared as if Saudi Arabia might be on the verge of a sea change. Jamal Khashoggi’s murder had drawn the world’s attention to the human rights abuses and crackdown on dissent in the kingdom,…

Teachings for What?

SHAFAQNA- What is thinking?what’s difference between teachings and thinking?which is more important?

Lady Zainab (S.A) propounded Justice 1400 years ago

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SHAFAQNA- The subject of women and Ashura has been a matter for Shiite scholars in the last half century. This group of scholars has introduced prominent religious women to demonstrate religious patterns of attracting Muslim women to spaces.  In…

Hadrat Zainab (a.s.): The Honorable Daughter of Imam Ali (a.s.)

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SHAFAQNA- After the tragedy of Karbala, Lady Zainab (A.S.) and the other captives were brought to the palace of Ibn Ziyad. There, Lady Zainab disguised herself among the other women. Once Ibn Ziyad noticed her, he asked: “Who is that…

A Muslim doctor of Pakistani origin at centre of Republican Party battle

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SHAFAQNA- Party’s chapter in Tarrant County, one of the largest counties in the state of Texas. For the past few months, several colleagues in GOP, or the Grand Old Party as the Republican Party is known, have led a campaign for his removal…

Last stage of tracking paths of Imam Hussain (Peace Be Upon Him) to Kerbela

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SHAFAQNA- Kerbela Center for Studies and Researches has announced launching the last stage of the project of tracking the paths that Imam Hussain (Peace Be Upon Him) took when he came to Kerbela. The center’s media office stated that…

AL-JAAR (NEIGHBOUR)

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SHAFAQNA- At that night, he was listening to the words of his mother standing in the direction towards Ka’aba in a corner of the room.He was observing his mother praying to Allah prostrating,bowing,standing and sitting at that night,…

Loving Authority

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SHAFAQNA-What is human’s authority?Why Allah gives authority to human?How?

Why Do We Fear Death?

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SHAFAQNA- The fear of death, for most of the people, is not a matter which requires any evidence because it is totally obvious and we also see that a lot of people manifest extra-ordinary sensitivity with respect to the term 'death' and its…

What Muslim Women Do for Fun?

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: The Miserable Life of a Muslim Woman!!! Those who are not Muslim and committed to religion may think that Muslim women cover themselves in front of men. They do not wear make-up. They do not have boyfriends. They…

Crowds of pilgrims circulating and angels jostling to lattice-enclosed tomb of Imam Ali (Peace Be Upon Him)

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SHAFAQNA- Crowds of pilgrims circulating and angels jostling to lattice-enclosed tomb of Imam Ali (Peace Be Upon Him)

Reliability of the Companions

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SHAFAQNA- The issue of reliability of the Companions is quite critical, about which much talk was there, beside lengthy dispute throughout all ages. Hence this subject deserves good attention and much care so as to have moderate opinion about…

The Thing That Attracted Me to Islam Eventually, Was The Hijab

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SHAFAQNA- An Exclusive Interview with a Revert to Islam, Safia, from the Netherlands, by Bentolhoda Mofakhami Safia, 19 years old, was born in the Netherlands in an atheist household. She didn’t even know what religion was until she…

Imam Ali's (A.S) sermon about fear of Allah and importance of providing for the next life

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SHAFAQNA- What follows is a part of the book Nahj al-Balagha, the most famous collection of sermons, letters, tafsirs and stories attributed to Imam Ali (A.S). It was collected by Al-Sharif al-Radi, the Shiite scholar of the tenth century.…

Is It Acceptable to Convert to Islam for Marriage?

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam : One of the motivations of those who convert to Islam may be marrying someone who is a Muslim. In Islam, marriage is a sacred and dear institution to Allah, and it plays a very crucial role in the formation of an ideal…

In Picture: Sanctuary of the Awaited Imam ElMehdi (May God Hasten His Reappearance)

SHAFAQNA- In Picture: Sanctuary of the Awaited Imam ElMehdi (May God Hasten His Reappearance)

Rebecca Masterton, a Philosopher Of The Shia Islam

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SHAFAQNA- Dr. Rebecca Masterton is a British Islamic scholar, educator, public speaker, academic, author, television presenter, and philosopher of the Shia Islam. She has written short stories and a collection of those stories has published…

PROSTRATING ON EARTH DURING SALAAT

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SHAFAQNA-According to Shia’h school of thought, Sajdah ‘prostration during prayers’ must be performed on Turbah ‘earth’. Ayatollah Seyyid ‘Ali al-Husayni al-Seestani states: Sajdah should be performed…

Saint Mary and Jesus in the heart of the Quran

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SHAFAQNA- Saint Mary and Jesus in the heart of the Quran source: islamcomics.com

Muslims and Christians Celebrate Christmas Together

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SHAFAQNA | by Nasibeh Yazdani : It’s Christmas time, commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ (PBUH) which is a major religious celebration for Christians around the world, but many people don't know Muslims also have a deep love and respect…

Imam Ali's (A.S) letter to Ziad Ibn Abih: If I find you misappropriating the wealth of Muslims ...

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SHAFAQNA- What follows is a part of the book Nahj al-Balagha, the most famous collection of sermons, letters, tafsirs and stories attributed to Imam Ali (A.S). It was collected by Al-Sharif al-Radi, the Shiite scholar of the tenth century.…