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Misrepresentation of Shia Islam in the media and the role played by tatbir

SHAFAQNA - Tatbir (Arabic) is amongst a set of bloody rituals that are performed by some Shia Muslims in commemoration of the great tragedy of Karbala, when the family of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s) was massacred by a group of Muslims. Tatbir…

On the issue of Tatbir – a scholarly consensus of rejection

SHAFAQNA - "Look at the people of the Prophet's family. Adhere to their direction. Follow their footsteps because they would never let you out of guidance, and never throw you into destruction. If they sit down, you sit down, and if they rise…

Clarification on Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani’s Opinion on the Practice of Tatbir

SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE WORLD SHIA FORUM - In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful Clarification on Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani’s Opinion on the Practice of Tatbir A clarification about the opinion of His Eminence,…