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The Dome of Liberality

The Dome of Liberality

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: A name that has conquered a high position in the political, social and religious fields in international news bulletins to be considered a reliable source is Imam Hussain Holy Shrine . News agencies around the world…

The Supreme Religious Authority: Reviewing the Taf tragedy is important historically, socially and politically

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel:  The Supreme Religious Authority has stated that reviewing the Taf tragedy is important historically, socially and politically. Therefore, the brothers who competent should seek to know the repercussion of the tenth day…

The Message of Muharram

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SHAFAQNA- Call it an act of ignorance or obstinate attachment to the customs of the days of ignorance (Jahiliyya), the retaining of the practice of the pagan Arabs by the neo-Muslim rulers of Medina, to start the Islamic calendar on the 1st…

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 presence of Sheikh Issa Qassim at the Islamic Center of the Grand Ayatullah Khoei in London

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SHAFAQNA- At the end of the mourning of the first decade of Muharram, the Islamic Center of the Grand Ayatollah Khoei in London held a ceremony dedicated to the glorification of the Servants of Imam Hussain (P). Sheikh Issa Qassim, the leader…

The Supreme Religious Authority: characteristics of the person who represents the supporters of the killing of Imam al-Hussayn (p)

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: The Supreme Religious Authority has shown that the Ashura scene is a repeated scene, and there is now who represent the supporters of the killing of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him), among which characteristics; is not…

Ashura 2018 in different Countries around the world +Video

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SHAFAQNA: Millions of Shia Muslims on Friday marked the climax of the annual ritual of Ashura with expressions of suffering where they mourn the slaying of Imam Hussain (A.S), grandson of the Prophet Muhammed. It is observed in Iraq and…

Bahrain Center for Human Rights: Al-Khalifa officials are struggling with Shiite Ashura rituals

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SHAFAQNA - Bahrain Center for Human Rights announced that Bahrain security authorities target freedom of religion and belief by creating restrictions on holding of religious rituals and Ashura ceremony in the villages and cities of Bahrain. This…

Habib Ibn Mudhahir al-Asadi: One of the heroes of at-Taf

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: Imam al-Hussayn's (peace be upon him) companions, were recognized by their unique qualities that made them the best martyrs. This small group had a very special connection with the Imam of their era Aba Abdillah al-Hussayn…

More than 1500 free-service booths and Free medical attention offered to serve Ashura pilgrims

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: In the month of Muharram, many free-service booths are installed in the holy city of Kerbela to offer free services and free medical attention to Ashura pilgrims. The assistant director of the Hussainian Processions…

Kenya Muharram Mourning Ceremonies

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SHAFAQNA- IQNA: In Kenya, Shia Muslims began holding rituals to mourn Imam Hussein's (AS) martyrdom anniversary. The Board of Trustees of Kenyan Jafari Shias’ Islamic Education Center has invited Ghanaian cleric Sheikh Abdul Jalil Nawui…

Abd al-Rahman Ibn Abd Rabbah al-Ansari al-Khazraji: the companion of Imam Hussayn (P)

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: Some of the companions of the Messenger of Allah (Allah's prayers be upon him and upon his holy Household) who supported him and narrated his Hadith, or from those who only met him once, had a distinguished presence in the…

Ta'ziyeh: play of the war between good and evil

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SHAFAQNA- Ta’zieh, condolence theater or passion play, is a traditional Persian theater, in which actors convey the dramatic events through music and songs. The Ta’zieh plays retail the wars between good and evil where dialogues symbolize…

The Message of Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- All praise belongs to the Almighty [s], the Lord of the Universe. The moon of Muharram is upon us, and with it comes the Message of Karbala. As the river of tears starts to flow, and the thunder of matam (latmiyyah) fills the…

The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine security and service plan in Muharram

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: For the revival of the Ashura rituals, the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine has put a security and service plan, considering it the prelude to a broader and more comprehensive plan for the Ziyarat of Arba'een of Imam al-Hussayn…

Photos: Ashura mournings processions, recall the arrival of Imam al-Hussayn (P) to Karbala

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel:Since Imam Al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) went out from the city of his grandfather (Allah's prayers be upon him and his holy Household) until he arrived to Karbala, he passes through many villages along the way, but he has…

Photos: Muharram mourning ceremony in Kuwait

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SHAFAQNA- Some Hussainiya in Kuwait held mourning ceremony on the fifth night of Muharram and iterated events from Imam Hussein's departure from Jeddah to the death of Moslem bin Aqeel, Ambassador of Imam in Kufa. A number of Preachers outlined…

Photos: Hamedan bazaar's vending mourning attires apparatus during Muharram

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SHAFAQNA- The most important Shi’a mourning ceremony is Muharram which commemorates the death of Imam Hussein (AS). Iranian people, every year with the arrival of Muharram, mourn for Imam Hussein (AS), Third Infallible Imam of Household of…

Saudi forces attacked on the tents of mourning for Imam Hussain (AS) in Safwa City

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SHAFAQNA- Saudi forces were sent to the city of Safwa on Wednesday to remove some tents of mourning for Imam Hussain (AS)  and reception sites for mourners of Imam Hussain (AS) . According to informed sources, Saudi forces suddenly attacked…

Paintings about Muharram in the World's Museums

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SHAFAQNA:  The current paintings from different museums, display the important month of Muharram, and also its 10th day known as "Ashura Day" which is remembered by Muslims (Shia) community, as the day on which Hussein Ibn Ali was martyred…

MUHARRAM AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE (3)

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SHAFAQNA- his is the third article in the series on Muharram and its significance. In the month of Rajab of the 60th year of Hijra, Mu’awiyya died. Yazeed became the Khaleefa of the Muslim Kingdom. People of Makkah and Madinah who…

The conference of Ashura covenant held in Bushehr

SHAFAQNA- The conference of Ashura covenant was held today, with the presence of Hujjat al-Islam Gholamali Safayi Bushehri, the representative of the Wali Faqih in the province and the Imam of Friday in Bushehr, in the Shahid Avini hall of…

Starting the condolences' processions on the first day of Muharram

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SHAFAQNA- Alkafeel: As is customary, at the beginning of the holy month of Muharram in every year, since the morning of the first day of the sacred month of Muharram 1440AH corresponding to the September 11, 2018, the condolences' processions…

Muharram in "Coffee House" Paintings

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SHAFAQNA: Coffee-House painting is a traditional, narrative style of painting originating in Iran. It focuses on Persian folklore, epic stories as well as religious Shia Martyrology. These types of paintings started as an attempt to distance…

Photos: Cities of Iran are Prepared for Muharram Mourning Rituals

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SHAFAQNA- Iqna:  In cities and towns across Iran, Shia Muslims are prepared for holding mourning rituals in the month of Muharram, marking the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS) and his faithful companions in the 680AD Battle of Karbala. …

Details about the Banner of Imam Hussain Shrine's Dome Revealed

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Hussain: The Sewing Unit of the Imam Hussain Shrine is the only party that sews the banners of the dome of the shrine. The banner is replaced on the first day of every month in the Islamic calendar, 12 times a year. The…

Muharram and its Significance (2)

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SHAFAQNA- In the month of Rajab of the 60th year of Hijra, Mu’awiyya died. Yazeed became the Khaleefa of the Muslim Kingdom. People of Makkah and Madinah who had been approving the Khilafat for the last fifty years, accepted Yazeed’s…

Muharram

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SHAFAQNA- Imam Ali ibne Musa Al Reza (a.s) said: “O son of Shabeeb! Muharram is such a month that the Arabs of the age of ignorance (pre-Islāmic) too respected its sanctity and forbade oppression and blood-shed in it. But these people…