Shia Studies

The Companions and the Narrators of the Traditions of...

SHAFAQNA- By: Allama Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi His Companions And The Narrators Of His Traditions A great mass of scholars and narrators surrounded...

AhlulBait (as) – The reason behind the creation of...

SHAFAQNA- The below narrations prove that Allah (swt) created the world and everything because of the AhlulBait (as) and...

Quranic Verses about Imam Ali’s Imamate

SHAFAQNA- To prove the caliphate of Ali ibn Abi Talib, Shiites have had recourse to Quran verses, including the following: "Your...

The Ahl al-Bayt’s (A.S.) Interpretation of the Religion

SHAFAQNA- It is related that al-Ma'mun sent Fadl ibn Sahl Dhu al-Riasatayn to al-Imam al-Reza (A.S.). He said to the...

What Imam al-Ridha� (a.s.) Has Said Regarding Divine Leadership,...

SHAFAQNA- Source: Uyun Akhbar Ar-Ridha Volume 1 20-1 Abul Abbas Muhammad ibn Ibrahim ibn Ishaq al-Taleqani - may God be pleased...

The Debates of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Ridha (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- By: Ali Azhar Arastu The time of the Imam, peace be on him, is famous for the debates and arguments...

Lady Nusrat Beygum Amin

SHAFAQNA- By: Tayyebeh Cheraghi Sayyida Nusrat Beygum Amin was one of the most outstanding female jurisprudents and theologians of the 20th...

Our Opportunity to Obey the Prophet & Imam Ali

SHAFAQNA- we see that people get the opportunity to obey the present Imam even if he misses the time of...

Allameh Majlesi, a prominent scholar

SHAFAQNA- Allameh Mohammad Baqer Majlesi (1616-1698 AD), was a prominent Iranian Shia cleric during the Safavid reign. «nown as one...

Divine Blessings

SHAFAQNA - Because He favors His servants, God the Blessed and Supreme gave them intellect, He gave them the power...

Recommendation of the Prophet (PBUH): Think about end...

SHAFAQNA- The Prophet (PBUH) of Islam’s Important Recommendation on Contemplation Religion places emphasis on contemplation, thinking and rationalization because it is...

Renunciation of Worldliness in the Sayings of Imam Ali...

SHAFAQNA- Ayatullah Shaheed Murtuza Mutahhari Of the frequent themes of the Nahj al-balaghah is strong warning against the dangers of worldliness....

The Title Al-Qaim (The Riser)

SHAFAQNA-By: Ayatullah al-Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaykh Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani QUESTION: As everyone knows, one of the titles of the Mahdi (may Allah...

The Prophet (PBUH) of Islam’s Important Recommendation on Contemplation

SHAFAQNA- Religion places emphasis on contemplation, thinking and rationalization because it is to lead man toward God, godliness, and betterment...

An Introduction to Irfan by Shahid Murtadha Mutahhari

SHAFAQNA - This short introduction to irfan is a part of the author's book Ashnai ba ulum e Islami (An...

A Healthy Society under the Grace of Ethics

SHAFAQNA - Without ethic, the plan of a healthy society is defeated We know that man has a social life, and...

Imam Reza’s Social Behaviour

SHAFAQNA- Imam Reza's Social Behaviour Ibrahim bin Abbas, who was one of the high-ranking officials of the Abbasid caliphate, has left...

Respect for Humanity

SHAFAQNA- Imam Reza's (A.S.) behavior with the poor, the slaves, the servants, and the destitute, was humane in the deepest...

The excellence and superiority of the clay of Karbala

SHAFAQNA- Clay from Karbala is one of the soils on earth which Allah, the Exalted, has blessed for certain reasons,...

The Commentaries on Nahj al Balaghah

SHAFAQNA- Since the times of al-Radi, Nahj al-balaghah has been a subject of study and interpretation. As reported earlier al...

Poets visit Imam Reza(A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- A group of the eminent Arab poets in that time visited Ima`m al-Rida`, peace be on him, blessed him,...

Imam Reza’s (A.S.) Prayer for Rain

SHAFAQNA- It happened that soon after the official nomination of Imam Reza (A.S.) as the caliph's successor, there was no...

The Generosity of Imam Reza (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Kuleini and a number of great narrators have narrated this event from Yasa� ibn Hamzah - one of the...

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...

The Golden Medical Dissertation of Imam Reza (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Among such books is Al-Risala al-Dahabiyya fil Tibb (the gold medical dissertation) for which sources are counted reaching sometimes...

Biography of Sayyid ibn Tawus

SHAFAQNA- He is Sayyid Raziyuddin Abul Qasim Ali Ibn Sa’aduddin Abi Ibrahim Musa Ibn Ja’far Ibn Muhammad Ibn Ahmad Ibn...

The excellence and superiority of the clay of Karbala

SHAFAQNA- Clay from Karbala is one of the soils on earth which Allah, the Exalted, has blessed for certain reasons,...

Al-Tusi, Khwajah Nasir (1201-74)

SHAFAQNA- While philosophical activity in the Islamic west virtually ceased after Ibn Rushd at the close of the sixth century ah (twelfth...

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