Why religious education of children by parents is so important?
1395/12/30 | 23:02
SHAFAQNA – The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) saw some children and said: Woe to the children of the end of the world (apocalypse) from their parents. The Prophet (PBUH) was asked: O’ the prophet of Allah (SWT), do you mean their disbelieving fathers? The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) replied: “No, from their believing fathers who do not teach them any of the Wajib religious duties, and when their children want to learn, they stop them, and are satisfied with small benefits of the world. I am stranger with these fathers and they are with me ”. ...
Forty sayings of the Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h) About Fatima al-Zahra (SA)
1395/12/29 | 23:02
SHAFAQNA- 1) The Prophet (s) said, “On the Day of Judgment, a caller will call out, ‘lower your gaze until Fatima has passed.”
Kenz Al-Omal, v. 13, p. 91 & 93, Muntakhab Kenz Al-Omal quoted in the margin of Al-Musnad, v. 5, p. 96; Al-Sawaiq Al-Muhariqa, p. 190; Asad Al-Ghaba, v. 5, p. 523; Tadhkirat Al-Khawas, p. 279; Dhaka’ir Al-Uqubi, p. 48; Manaqib Al-Imam Ali of Ibn Al-Maghazali, p. 356; Nur Al-Absar, p. 51-52, Yanabi^ Al-Muwadda, v. 2, ch. 56, p. 136
2) The Prophet (s) said, “When I long for the fragrance of Paradise I smell ...
Supporting Sheikh Isa Qassim Religious Duty
1395/12/23 | 23:02
SHAFAQNA – Bahraini clerics have called on all the people of the Persian Gulf Arab country to show their solidarity with distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim, saying that the people’s unwavering support for him is the “religious duty” of all Muslims.
In a joint statement released on Monday, a day before the High Criminal Court holds Qassim’s final trial session, Bahraini clerics said that “there is no doubt that defending senior cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim is in fact defending Islam and our country.”
Addressing all “fathers, ...
Ayatollah Nouri Hamedani: “Quranic teachings must be promoted worldwide”
1395/12/19 | 23:02
SHAFAQNA – “One should not devote himself to merely reciting Quranic verses; rather they must also make an effort to promote Quranic teachings worldwide,” Ayatollah Nouri said.
In a meeting with the head of Iran’s Endowment and Charity Organization on Thursday, March 9 in Qom, Grand Ayatollah Hussein Nouri Hamedani, a Shia source of emulation, stressed the importance of developing Quranic activities and said, ” Quran is like a vast ocean of knowledge that covers all skills and sciences.”
The Shia source of emulation added, “Quran ...
The Grand Ayatollah Safi’s Fatwa about debtor’s imprisonment
1395/12/19 | 23:02
SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Safi answered a question about debtor’s imprisonment.
Question: Unfortunately hefty dowries have been spread in society which causes problems for families. In some of these families where the husband is not able to pay the dowry, the wife refers the case to courts which leads to husband being arrested. Is it allowed according to religious law for the husband who is not able to pay the dowry to be imprisoned?
The Grand Ayatollah Safi: Generally, if the debtor is not able to pay his debt, whether it is dowry ...
Canadian Muslims Go Door to Door to Answer Questions about Islam
1395/12/19 | 23:02
SHAFAQNA- A group of young Muslims have been knocking on their neighbors’ doors in towns across Canada to answer questions about Islam and counter misconceptions about the religion.
The initiative was part of a nation-wide education campaign called Islam Understood, which aims to shed light on who Muslims are and what they stand for.
They sought to counter fears about their religion which they say is currently rising in the country, the Independent reported.
Among those meeting people was Qasid Chaudhry who met people in Barrie, Ontario.
Does Islam Oppose Modern Day Science?
1395/12/18 | 23:02
SHAFAQNA – Question: How does Islam view modern day science? Some Islamic scholars argue that while advancements in science in the last two hundred years may have brought about great progress for many humans on the material level, this has come at the expense of spiritual progress and moral values. Do you agree with this?
Answer: Science is our means to understand the creation of God better. As the Quran is the spoken Book of God, the universe is the created Book of God. These two books which have the same author cannot go against each other.
Can things given in trust for safekeeping be used and then replaced?
1395/12/16 | 23:02
SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered a question about using things given in trust for safekeeping.
Question: Can things given in trust for safekeeping be used and then replaced or not?
The Grand Ayatollah Sistani: Things given in trust for safekeeping are not allowed to be used without the permission of the owner.
Source: PERSIAN SHAFAQNA
The ruling about buying and selling government bonds | Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s answers
1395/12/16 | 23:02
SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered questions about buying and selling government bonds.
Question: What is the ruling about government bonds? And is it allowed to buy and sell these bonds according to religious laws?
The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: If the purpose is that the government intends to borrow from the nation by issuing and selling national bonds; there is no problem in participation of people to lend money to government by buying these bonds. And when the buyer wants to sell the national bond to recover his money, there ...