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The Study of Islamic Philosophy

SHAFAQNA - For a long time Islamic philosophy was under a cloud of doubt and uncertainty. Some people denied its existence while others affirmed it. This uncertainty continued all through the nineteenth century. Those who denied the very existence…

Have you really found the love of your life?

SHAFAQNA - Ladies, While you think you may have found the love of your life or the best man for you, and you may talk to your girlfriends, and your parents, about him - or you may have had a traditional khastegari and everything seemed to…

OCCULTATION

SHAFAQNA - Imām Muhammad Baqir (as) said, “A time will come upon the people when their Imam will be ghaib (in occultation). Fortunate are those who remain steadfast on our Imāmat. The least thawab they would receive at that time is that…

Allameh Tabataba’i: Bridging Islamic philosophy and Western thought

SHAFAQNA - Allameh Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Tabataba’i is one of the most prominent contemporary philosophers in Shia Islam. He was born in 1903 in the Shadabad province of Tabriz. Tabataba’i was born into a well-known family of scholars and…