(Maxims of Imam Ali an Naqi (A.S

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam Al-HadiCompiled by: Syed Zainul Abideen, Tehran, IranThe Adherents to the divine guidesI hold God and you as witness to testify that I believe in you and everything that you believe in, and I renounce the conduct of your enemies and whatsoever you renounce. I fully comprehend your glorious status, and deviation and fallacy of your foes. I befriend you as well as those who befriend you, I hate your enemies and turn away from them.I am obedient to you, I am aware of your rights. I acknowledge your...

(Martyrdom of Imam Ali un-Naqi al-Hadi (A.S

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam Al-HadiOn 3rd of the month of Rajab, the 10th Infallible Heir of Prophet Mohammad (SAWA) was poisoned to martyrdom in the Iraqi city of Samarra by the usurper Abbasid regime.He was Imam Ali an-Naqi al-Hadi (AS), who was the source of blessing for the seekers of truth. No we have a special article in this regard as follows: “Whoever expects to meet (encounter) Allah (should know that) Allah’s (appointed) time will indeed come, and He is the All-Hearing, the All-Knowing.”That was ayah 5 of Surah...

Imam Ali-un-Naqi al-Hadi(A.S.) in Samarra

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam Al-HadiImam Ali al-Hadi (a.s.) lived most of his life in Surra Man Ra'a (Samarra'). The Abbasid government imposed on him house arrest. He was like a prisoner. The policemen and investigators of the Abbasids surrounded his house watching all his movements and everyone associating with him or carrying money to him. He suffered the severest political pressure during the reign of al-Mutawakkil, the Abbasid tyrant, who saved no effort in oppressing the Alawids. During his dark rule, the Alawids faced...

Another Tragic Day

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam Al-HadiToday is a doleful day in Islamic history. On the 3rd of Rajab in the year 254 AH (868 CE) another Infallible Imam of the Ahl al-Bayt of Prophet Muhammad (SAWA) was martyred.This time the terrible tragedy took place in the city of Samarra in Iraq. The victim was Imam Ali an-Naqi al-Hadi (AS). He was 10th in the line of divinely-decreed succession that had begun 234 years earlier on 18th Zilhiija, 10 AH, with the Prophet's proclamation of his dear cousin and son-in-law, Imam Ali ibn Abi Taleb...

Imam Ali-un-Naqi al-Hadi(A.S.) Companions and the Narrators of His traditions

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam Al-Hadihe vast culture and knowledge of Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) in all sciences such as tafsir (commentary of the Qur'an), jurisprudence, Islamic arts, ethics, and other fields made him the end that scholars and seekers of knowledge set off towards.The companions of Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) represented the true mission of Islam. They saved the mission of Islam from lose. They associated with the infallible Imams of the Ahlul Bayt (a.s.) who were the flowing spring of the essence of Islam. They narrated and...

Imam Ali-un-Naqi al-Hadi(A.S.) Knowledge and Sciences

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam Al-HadiAllah had dilated the chest of Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) for receiving knowledge and expanded his heart for sciences. Secrets of facts and intricacies of things were uncovered for him without any request or effort. People spoke about the vast knowledge he had, with none equal to him in his amazing, scientific treasures, covering all sciences of Hadith, jurisprudence, philosophy, theology, and other branches of knowledge.Scholars and jurisprudents often referred to his opinions in complicated and...

Aspects of Imam Ali-un-Naqi (A.S.) Personality

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam Al-HadiThe qualities of Imam al-Hadi (a.s.) were like the qualities of his fathers who were distinguished by them over all people. All elements of honor and dignity met together in him. He possessed all virtues and excellences. It sufficed for him that he was one of the infallible Imams of the Ahlul Bayt (a.s.) whom Allah had purified and kept uncleanness away from them. Here we shall talk in brief about some attributes of his honorable personality:ImamateImamate is a kindness from Allah to His people...

(The Intellectual Qualities of Imam Ali Naqi (a.s

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam Al-HadiLike the other Imams, the knowledge of Imam Ali Naqi (a.s) was also divinely gifted and none had the capacity to excel him in knowledge and virtue. One day poison was administered to Mutawakkil. He made a vow that if he survived he would give a lot of money in charity. When he recovered there was a difference among the scholars regarding what constituted "a lot of money." At last, Mutawakkil sent his slave to Imam Ali Naqi (a.s). He said, "Eighty Dirhams be given in Charity." When Mutawakkil...

Imam al-Hadi’s Answers to Yahya bin Aktham's Questions

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam Al-HadiMusa bin Mohammed bin Ali Ar-Reza related:I met Yahya bin Aktham in a public meeting and he asked me a number of questions.I then came to my brother Ali bin Mohammed (peace be upon him) who addressed to me several admonitions that made me accede to the obedience to him. Afterwards, I said to him, “God make me your sacrifice. Son of Aktham asked me various questions and sought their answers.” The Imam (peace be upon him) laughed and asked whether I could answer him or not. “No,” answered I, “I...

(Imam Ali-un-Naqi al-Hadi (A.S

200px-No_image_available.svg Imam Al-HadiName: ‘Ali bin Muhammad.Agnomen: Abul Hasan ath-Thâlith.Title: An-Naqi; al-Hâdi.Father: Muhammad at-Taqi.Mother: Samana.Birth: 15th Dhil Hijja, 212 AH in Sarya, near Medina.Death: 3rd Rajab 254 AH in Samarra, Iraq.1. Birth & Early YearsImam ‘Ali an-Naqi (also known as al-Hâdi), was the son of the ninth Imam. He was born on 15th Dhil Hijja in 212/827 in Sarya, outside Medina. At the age of eight in 220, he became the Imam. After having seen his father’s example, the Shi‘a community had no more...
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