Ahul Bayat A S

The Value of Knowing the Infallible Ahl al-Bayt (A.S)

  • Prophet Muhammad Ar-Rasool (PBUH&HF)
  • Imam Ali Al-Ameeril Mo'mineen (AS)
  • Hazrat Fatima Az-Zahra (AS)
  • Imam Hasan Al-Mujtaba (AS)
  • Imam Husain As-Shaheed (AS)
  • Imam Zain-ul-Abideeen (AS)
  • Imam Muhammad Al-Baqir (AS)
  • Imam Ja'far As-Saadiq (AS)
  • Imam Musa Al-Kazim (AS)
  • Imam Ali Ar-Reza (AS)
  • Imam Muhammad At-Taqi (AS)
  • Imam Ali An-Naqi (AS)
  • Imam Hasan Al-Askari (AS)
  • Imam Muhammad Al-Mahdi (AS)

 


Taken from Know Your Islam by Yousuf N. Lalljee.


The Seal of the Prophets

Prophet Muhammad al-Mustafa (PBUH&HF)

Name - Muhammad

Title - Al-Mustafa, Al-Amin, Ar-Rasool

Kunyat - Abul Qasim

Born - Friday, the 17th of Rabi-ul Awwal

Father's Name - Abdullah Ibn Abdul Muttalib

Mother's Name - Amina bint-e-Wahab

Died - at the age of 63 years on Monday, 28th Safar 11 AH

Buried- in his house adjoining the mosque at Medina

 


The First Imam

Hazrat Ali Al-Murtaza (AS)

Amir-ul-Mo'mineen

Name - Ali

Title - Al-Murtaza, Al-Amir-ul-Mo'mineen, Abu-Turab, Asadullah

Kunyat - Abul Hasan

Born - Friday 13th of Rajab, in the Holy Ka'ba

Father's Name - Abu Talib-ibne-Abdul MuttalibMother's Name - Fatima bint-e-Asad

Died - at the age of 63 years, at Kufa, on Monday, the 21st Ramadan 40 AH, murdered by an assassin who mortally wounded him with a poisoned sword in the Mosque at Kufa during morning prayers on the 19th of Ramadan.

Buried - Najaf, near Kufa.

 


The Daughter of the Holy Prophet and the Wife of Imam Ali

Hazrat Fatima Zahra (AS)

Leader of the Women of Paradise

Name - Fatima

Title - Az-Zahra

Kunyat - Umm-ul-Aimma

Born - Friday 20th of Jamadi-ul-Akhar in Mecca

Father's Name - Holy Prophet Muhammad Ibn-e-Abdulla (PBUH)

Mother's Name - Khadija bint-e-Khuwailid

Died - 14th Jamadi-ul-Awwal at Medina at the age of 18 years (due to injury inflicted upon her through force of a falling door by a hypocrite).

Buried - cemetery of Jannatul Baqi at Medina

 


The Second Imam

Hazrat Hasan Al-Mujtaba (AS)

Name - Hasan

Title - Al-Mujtaba

Kunyat - Abul Muhammad

Born - Tuesday, 15th Ramadan 3 AH at Medina

Father's Name - Ali ibne abu Talib

Mother's Name - Fatima (Daughter of the Holy Prophet)

Died - at the age of 46 years, at Medina, on Thursday, 28th Safar, 50 AH.

Buried - cemetery of Jannat-ul-Baqi in Medina



The Third Imam

Hazrat Husain As-Shaheed (AS)

Name - Hussain

Title - Sayyid-ush-Shohada (Leader of Martyrs)

Kunyat - Abu Abdullah

Born - Thursday, 3rd Shaban 4 AH at Medina

Father's Name - Ali ibne abu Talib

Mother's Name - Fatima (Daughter of the Holy Prophet)

Martyred - at the age of 57 years, in Kerbala, on 10th Muharram 61 AH by Yazid-ibn-Muawiya and his ruthless army.

Buried - Kerbala, Iraq

 




The Fourth Imam

Hazrat Zain-ul-Abideen (AS)

 

Name - Ali-ibn-ul Husain

Title - Zain-ul Abideen

Kunyat - Abu Muhammad

Born - Saturday 15th of Jamadi-ul-Awwal, at Medina

Father's Name - Husain ibn Ali

Mother's Name - Shahr Banoo, daughter of King Yazdigard II

Died - at the age of 58 years, in Medina , on the 21st of Muharram 95 AH. Poisoned by Waleed bin Abdul Malik Marwan.

Buried - Jannat-ul-Baqi .

 


The Fifth Imam

Hazrat Muhammad Baqir (AS)

Name - Muhammad

Title - Al-Baqir

Kunyat - Abu Jafar

Born - Tuesday 1st of Rajab 57 A.H. , at Medina

Father's Name - Ali ibn Husain

Mother's Name - Fatima binte Hassan

Died - At the age of 59 years, at Medina, on Monday, 7th Zilhajj 116 AH. Poisoned by Hisham bin Abdul Malik

Buried - Jannat-ul-Baqi .

 



The Sixth Imam

Hazrat Ja'far As-Sadiq (AS)

Name - Ja'far

Title - As-Sadiq

Kunyat - Abu Abdullah

Born - Monday 17th of Rabi-ul-Awwal 83 A.H. in Medina

Father's Name - Muhammad ibn Ali

Mother's Name - Umme-e-Farwah

Died - At the age of 65 years, at Medina, on Monday, 15th Rajab 148 AH. Poisoned by Mansur Dawaneeqi the Abbasite

Buried - Jannat-ul-Baqi .

 



The Seventh Imam

Hazrat Musa-al Kadhim (AS)

Name - Musa

Title - Al-Kadhim

Kunyat - Abu Ibrahim

Born - Sunday 7st of Safarb 128 A.H. , at Abwa (Between Mecca and Medina)

Father's Name - Ja'far ibn Muhammad

Mother's Name - Hamida Khatoon

Died - At the age of 55 years, at Baghdad, on Friday, 25th Rajab 183 AH. Poisoned by Harun-al-Rashid the Abbaside caliph

Buried - Kazmain, Baghdad .

 


The Eighth Imam

Hazrat Ali Ar-Ridha (AS)

Name - Ali

Title - Ar-Ridha

Kunyat - Abul Hasan

Born - Thursday 11th of Zilqad 148 A.H. , at Medina

Father's Name - Moosa ibn Ja'far

Mother's Name - Ummul Baneen Najma

Died - At the age of 55 years, at Mashad in Khorasan, on Tuesday, 17th Safar 203 AH. Poisoned by Mamoon the Abbaside Caliph

Buried - Mashad, Iran

 


The Ninth Imam

Hazrat Muhammad At-Taqi (AS)

Name - Muhammad

Title - At-Taqi and Al-Jawad

Kunyat - Abu Ja'far

Born - Friday 10th of Rajab 195 A.H. , at Medina

Father's Name - Ali ibn Musa

Mother's Name - Khaizuran

Died - At the age of 25 years, at Kazmain , on Wednesday, 29th Zilqad 220 AH. Poisoned by Mu'tasin the Abbaside Caliph

Buried - Kazmain, Bagdad.

 


The Tenth Imam

Hazrat Ali An-Naqi (AS)

Name - Ali

Title - An-Naqi and Al-Hadi

Kunyat - Abul Hasan

Born - Friday 15th of Zilhajj 212 A.H., at Surba

Father's Name - Muhammad ibn Ali

Mother's Name - Summana Khatoon

Died - At the age of 42 years, at Samarra , on Monday, 26th Jamadi-ul-Akhar 254 AH. Poisoned by Mu'taz the Abbaside Caliph

Buried - Samarra, Baghdad.

 


The Eleventh Imam

Hazrat Hasan al-Askari (AS)

Name - Hasan

Title - Al-Askari

Kunyat - Abu Muhammad

Born - Monday 8th of Rabi-ul-Akhar 232 A.H. , at Medina

Father's Name - Ali ibn Muhammad

Mother's Name - Saleel

Died - At the age of 28 years, at Samarra, on Friday 8th Rabi-ul-Awwal 260 AH. Poisoned by Mo'tamad the Abbaside Caliph

Buried - Samarra, Baghdad.

 


The Twelfth Imam

Hazrat Muhammad al-Mahdi (AS)

Name - Muhammad

Title - Al-Mahdi, Sahib-ul-Asr, Al-Hujjat, Al-Qa'im

Kunyat - Abul Qasim

Born - Friday 15th of Shaban 255 A.H., at Samarra

Father's Name - Imam Hasan-al-Askari

Mother's Name - Nargis Khatoon

Died - Still living but in hiding and will appear before the Day of Judgement to establish justice on earth.