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Prince of Reciters National Project of al-Abbas Holy Shrine

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SHAFAQNA- With the participation of 150 gifted young reciters under 17 years old from 12 Iraqi provinces, al-Abbas Holy Shrine witnessed the start of Quranic workshops after launching the fourth edition of the Prince of Reciters National…

Birth and Early Life of Hadrat Abbas (A.S.)

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SHAFAQNA- Al-Abbas, was the first child of Umm-ul-Banin. With his birth, Medina shone and the whole world glittered. Waves of pleasures flowed in the family of Ali (a), for the birth of their magnificent moon that would light this world with…

Hazrat Abbas's (as) nobility arose from loyalty to Truth in difficult times

SHAFAQNA- The nobleness of Hazrat Abalfazl al-Abbas is due to his endeavor, sacrifice, sincerity and his awareness of the Imam (as) of his time. It is due to his patience and resistance. It is because he abstained from drinking water [he was…

Abbas ibn Ali (AS)

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SHAFAQNA- Abbas ibn Ali was the son of Ali ibn Abu Talib and Fatima binte Hizam, commonly known as Ummul Baneen. Abbas is particularly revered by Shi’a Muslims for his loyalty to his half-brother and third Shi’a Imam, Hussain ibn Ali, his…

Umm-al-Banin, the Mother of Hazrat Abbas (A.S.)

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SHAFAQNA-The woman, who bore and brought up a hero such as Hazrat Abbas (A.S.), the standard-bearer to Imam Hussain (A.S.), was Umm-al-Banin (A.S.). She was the daughter of Hazam ibn Khali and wife of Imam Ali (A.S.). She was from the courageous…

Tasua; The Exam of Loyalty

SHAFAQNA- Sometimes, a one or two, or a few day life of a person, which its description might fit in few pages writing, is glorious to an extent that can prove the worthiness of a person better than dozens of books. His majesty Ab al-Fazl…

3rd Shaban: The Birthday Anniversary of Imam Husayn (A.S.) 4th Shaban: The Birthday Anniversary of Hadrat Abul Fazl Abbas (A.S.) 5th Shaban: The Birthday Anniversary of Imam Zainul Abedin (A.S.)

SHAFAQNA- Imam Husayn (A.S.), the Doyen of the Martyrs, the Grandson of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.), the Chief of the Youth of Paradise who saved Islam from complete destruction by his great sacrifice at the battlefield of Karbala was…

The Standard Bearer of Karbala

SHAFAQNA- Abbas (A.S) could no longer bear life after having seen how his companions and the members of his family killed and how the Hujjah of his time was suffering from the great number of the enemies surrounding him after his supply route…

Abbas ibn Ali (AS)

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SHAFAQNA- Hazrat Abbas was the son of Hazrat Ali Ibne Abi Talib. His mother's name was Fatima, who was also known as "Ummul Banin". She was the daughter of Huzam Ibne Khalid, an illustrious person of the Kalb-a tribe, which was distinguished…

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…