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The Event of Ghadir: A Call to Islamic Unity

SHAFAQNA - What is ‘Id al-Ghadir? It is the celebration of the appointment of Imam ‘Ali as the successor of the Messenger of Allah. After completing the Farewell Pilgrimage on the 10th year of the Hijrah, the Messenger of Allah stopped…

What is Eid-al-Ghadir and why do Shia Muslims celebrate it?

SHAFAQNA - Today, around the world, Shia Muslims will be celebrating an occasion of vital importance to them; an event that it is widely considered to be the one that split the Muslim world. Eid al Ghadir is named after the event in which…

The Oath Of Ghadeer and the birth of Islam as a modern Nation-State - What they don’t want you to know

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SHAFAQNA - NOTE TO READERS – This article is the first of a series which will deal with such matters as political Islam, religious legitimacy and the principle of Custodianship within Islam the nation-state. … It is often that Islam has…