The Imam (a) was summoned several times to Baghdad, and thus he traveled to Iraq and also visited Karbala, Najaf, and Kufa. He showed the grave of Imam Ali (a), which was previously unknown, to his companions.
Al-Shaykh al-Saduq clearly states that the Imam (a) was poisoned by al-Mansur al-Dawaniqi and was martyred as a result. His martyrdom is reported to have been on Shawwal 25, 148/December 14, 765 and he was buried in the al-Baqi' Cemetery.Read more...
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- ... most Shi'a scholars maintain that the eve of Ramadan 23 is the night of Qadr.
- ... Imam 'Ali (a) has been characterized by the Prophet (s) as al-Siddiq al-Akbar and al-Faruq al-A'zam?
- ... Lady Khadija (a) proposed marriage to Muhammad (s) when she was informed about the ethical characteristics and honesty of him?
- ... Lady Khadija (a) was the first woman and Imam Ali (a) was the first man who accepted Islam?