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A few sayings of Imam Hassan

SHAFAQNA - When asked what piety is, Imam Hassan (A) replied, "yearning for virtue and not longing for this world." When asked what generosity is, Imam Hassan (A) replied, "donation before request and feeding people during drought." When…

Quotes from Imam Hassan

SHAFAQNA - --A blessing is trial, if gratitude is shown for it, it becomes a blessing, and if you show ingratitude for it then it becomes a wrath. --One who lacks intelligence has no decorum, and one who lacks determination has no magnanimity,…

The Second Imam, al-Hasan (as)

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SHAFAQNA - Born in Madina 15th Ramadan 3rd year of Hijri. Elder son of ‘Ali and Fatima, grandson of the Prophet of Islam. When he was born and the news of the birth of a grandson was conveyed to the Holy Prophet he came to the house of Fatima,…

Imam Hassan Mojtaba the innocent Imam

SHAFAQNA - On the fifteenth of the holy month of Ramadan, in the third year after Hijra , the Prophetic house announced the birth of the first grandson of the Prophet (s.a.w). Imam Hassan al-Mujtaba (A.S):The Innocent Imam On the fifteenth…

The Peace Treaty of Imam Hassan with Muawiya - Documentary

SHAFAQNA - A documentary that delves into the motives behind the peace treaty of Imam Al Hassan (as) and clarifies some of the prominent misconceptions.

MUHARRAM SERIES - Why Imam Hussain refused Yazid

SHAFAQNA – Why did Imam Hussain choose military confrontation over peace when his brother, Imam Hassan brokered it with Mua’wiyah? One immediate answer would be to argue that Yazid was not Mua’wiyah and that his rule was in fact much too…

MUHARRAM SERIES - Peace Treaty of Imam Hassan

SHAFAQNA - It is impossible to disassociate Imam Hussain’s legacy from that of his brother: Imam Hassan, and his father: Imam Ali, the First Imam of Islam and greatest companion and Lieutenant of the Prophet Muhammad. Appointed as the Leader…

Imam Hassan - Brokering peace to protect Islam's unity

SHAFAQNA - On the 21st night of the Ramadan of 40th Hijra Imam Hassan's father, Imam Ali ibn-e-Abi Talib passed away making all the people sorrowful and grieved. Imam Hassan who was 27 years of age came along with the people to the mosque and…

Coming together for Islam's Imams - Answering the call of faith

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SHAFAQNA - Millions of Muslims have gathered in Iran’s holy city of Mashhad to mark the passing anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and martyrdom of Imam Hassan (PBUH), the second Shia Imam. People from across the country, along with…

The Night of al-Qasim ibn Hassan

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SHAFAQNA - Al-Qasim ibn Hasan (Arabic: القاسم بن الحسن‎) ( Sha'aban 7, 47 AH /September 19, 668 CE – Muharram 10, 61 AH /October 10, 680 CE), was the son of the Imām, Hasan ibn Ali from his wife Umm Farwa, and grandson of…