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Hakima bt. al-Imam al-Jawad (a)

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Descendant of Imam
Hakima bt. al-Imam al-Jawad (a)
Father Imam al-Jawad (a)
Mother Samana al-Maghribiyya
Place(s) of Residence MedinaSamarra
Spouse(s) Abu 'Ali Hasan b. 'Ali al-Mar'ash
Children Husayn, Zayd, and Hamza
Demise 274/887-88
Place of Burial Holy Shrine of al-'Askariyyayn, Samarra

Ḥakīma (Arabic: حکیمة, d. 274/887-88) was the daughter of Imam al-Jawad (a). She lived in the periods of four Shiite Imams (a): Imam al-Jawad (a), Imam al-Hadi (a), Imam al-Hasan al-'Askari (a), and Imam al-Mahdi (a). She was alive until the Major Occultation. She was in charge of educating and training Narjis, the mother of Imam al-Mahdi (a). She witnessed the birth of Imam al-Mahdi (a). According to Shiite sources, Hakima met Imam al-Mahdi (a) during his Minor Occultation and played the role of a connection between the Imam (a) and people. She transmitted some hadiths from Imam al-Mahdi (a). She was admired by Shiite scholars and historians as a pious person. Her grave is located in Samarra in the Holy Shrine of al-'Askariyyayn.