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Video: The joy of speaking to Allah

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SHAFAQNA- The joy of speaking to Allah, according to Shaykh Azhar Nasser.   Read more from Shafaqna: VIDEO: WHY DOES ALLAH ASK US TO REMEMBER HIM?   Video: The End of Times can be described in Two Words...

Video: Why does Allah ask us to remember Him?

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SHAFAQNA- Shaykh Azhar Nasser's speech on the subject of "Why does Allah ask us to remember Him?"    Read more from Shafaqna: Video: The End of Times can be described in Two Words...

The Supreme Religious Authority renews its call to desist from practices that violate the legitimacy, morality and patriotism

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority renews its call to some tribes to desist from practices that violate the legitimacy, morality and patriotism, and not to infringe upon the rights of citizens. The Supreme Religious Authority…

The Supreme Religious Authority stresses the need to preserve the financial and functional responsibility from corruption

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority stresses the need to preserve the financial and functional responsibility from corruption and delinquency, negligence and default, considering it a divine, national and moral mission. The…

Reasons of the deplorable situation in Iraq according to The Supreme Religious Authority

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority stated that the absence of the elements of successful professional performance is one of the reasons of the deplorable situation in Iraq. This was the important point stated in the second…

"The more I read about Islam the more I am falling in love with it"

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam | By Charlie Alcala : The current of life can drag you to a place you would never think of going.  Our fate is not in our hands, although it would seem to be; in its very veins are traces of handprint totally in contrast…

Can Muslims Celebrate Halloween?

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: While we are waiting for Christmas to come, it seems impossible to ignore Halloween in the meantime. It is full of fun and excitement which is why it is so popular among many people around the world. But, have you ever…

The recommendations of Sayed al-Sistani for the visitors of Imam Al-Hussayn (P) in regard with prayer

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: Among the recommendations and directives issued by the office of the Supreme Religious Authority Sayed. Ali al-Hussayni al-Sistani for the visitors travelling to perform the Ziyarat Arba'een of Imam Al-Hussayn (peace be…

All you need to know as a Pilgrim of Arbaeen

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: When a Shia knows Imam Husain right over the people and leaves his house for Imam's ziarat in this condition, without any pride and conceit, then a 1,000 angels accompany him from the right, with another 1,000 angels…

Is it Allowed to Convert to Islam And not Wear Hijab?

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SHAFAQNA- Salam Islam: In order to answer to this question about wearing Hijab, firstly we should  understand why God has sent down religion to man and why He orders man what to do and what to avoid. Imagine a person who invents an electronic…

The Supreme Religious Authority: Ziyarat Arba'een represents a state of close attachment to the Master of martyrs (P)

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority stressed that the Ziyarat Arba'een should be preserved as it represents a state of close attachment to the Master of martyrs (peace be upon him), and the Iraqis are a blessed people who do…

The danger of moral collapse and death of the supreme values according to the Supreme Religious Authority

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority: If we do not find an active and rapid reaction to the dangers we are leaving such as misinformation, lies and deception, it foreshadows the moral collapse and death of the supreme values…

The Supreme Religious Authority: He who was courageous against ISIL is the one who embodied the principles of the Hussayni Renaissance

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority confirmed that he who was courageous and making sacrifices against the terrorist ISIL gangs is the one who embodied the principles of the Hussayni Renaissance. Stressing at the same time that…

The Supreme Religious Authority: He who has no sense of responsibility and does not care about their affairs has denied Islam

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel:  The Supreme Religious Authority has shown that those who do not have a sense of responsibility, do not care about their affairs and do not move to change their reality, has denied Islam, as the principle of responsibility…

The Supreme Religious Authority: The Iraqi people can no longer tolerate the poor performance of the officials caused by corruption

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority has shown that the Iraqi people can no longer tolerate the poor performance of the officials and the bad services caused by corruption. These were the important points stated in the second…

Mongolia's Halal meat exports on the path to growth

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SHAFAQNA- Mongolia has an estimated 30 million sheep - more than New Zealand - but has until recently only managed to export a thin slice of its overall meat output. It hopes that will change as it taps overseas appetite for halal mutton from…

To Lie Against Messenger of Allah

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SHAFAQNA- It is commonly agreed among all that lying is the worst of abominations, and no trait can ever be possessed by man worse than calumny, beside no group malady is there more problematic and incurable than slander. Despite the fact…

The Supreme Religious Authority: Today's youth are in a terrible cultural danger and must employ their energies to serve their country

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority has warned of a serious and frightening social epidemic in Iraqi society, especially in the youth category, which is the cultural danger. Young people should improve their behavior and harness…

Islamic Architecture of Andalusia

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SHAFAQNA - Islamic Arts: Spain’s Islamic centuries (AD 711-1492) left a particularly rich heritage of exotic and beautiful palaces, mosques, minarets and fortresses in Andalusia, which was always the  heartland of Al-Andalus (as the Muslim-…

Indian Traditional Islamic Wedding

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SHAFAQNA - Cultural India : Islam is one of the prominent religions in the world with over 1.6 billion zealous followers of the religion. Wedding is an integral part of Islamic culture and are mandated by the Holy Quran as one of the primary…

How different countries celebrate Eid al-Adha?

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SHAFAQNA - Eid al-Adha, also known as "Feast of Sacrifice" or "Big Eid", is an Islamic religious festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to follow God's command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event. This…

Photos: A Qur’an Stand belonging to 14th Century

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SHAFAQNA - Islamic Arts : This Qur'an stand was made by Hasan [ibn] Zain ibn Sulaiman al‑Isfahani for endowment to a madrasa, or theological college, in the year 1360.  The surface of  this stand has been covered by Three layers of…

Inscriptions on Chinese ‘swatow’ dish, include the word 'Allah'

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SHAFAQNA - Islamic Arts : Coarsely potted and covered with a thick, crackled glaze, this dish belongs to a distinct group of porcelain, the so-called ‘Swatow wares’. Swatow is a Dutch mistranslation of Shantou, the port from which such…

INVESTING FOR THE HEREAFTER

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SHAFAQNA- Zubaydah was the wife of Haroon al-Rasheed, the Abbasid Caliph and also a secret follower of Imam Musa ibn Ja’ffar al-Kadhim (a.s.). Being the wife of the caliph and by virtue of being a queen, she was the most important…

Promise and Pleasure of Allah

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SHAFAQNA- There is no doubt that when Allah makes a promise, it is a promise of truth. Even Shaitan acknowledges this fact as Allah quotes him: And the Shaitan shall say after the affair is decided: Surely Allah promised you the promise…

Knowing Allah, His Greatness and His Grace

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SHAFAQNA- The Holy Prophet [s] said: "O' people! Verily, there is no prophet after me, nor any Ummah after you (Muslims). So, take care to worship your Lord, perform your five ritual prayers, fast in the appointed month (Ramadan), make pilgrimage…

Allah’s Guidance; a Valuable Blessing

SHAFAQNA - The Omnipotent Allah has willed to place human being in a corner of the world for a limited time, out of Mercy, allowing him to benefit from all the blessings that are prepared through the processes of the ethereal elements like…

RIGHTS OF GOD

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SHAFAQNA- In the Name of Allah, Most Beneficent, Most Merciful Know ¬God have mercy upon you¬ that God has rights incumbent upon you and that these encompass you in every motion through which you move, every rest which you take, every waystation…