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Ishaq b. Imam al-Kazim (a)

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Ishaq b. Imam al-Kazim (a)
Ishaq b. Musa b. Ja'far - Saveh 2.jpg
The attributed mausoleum to Ishaq b. Musa b. Ja'far in Saveh.
Full Name Ishaq b. Musa b. Ja'far
Companion of Imam al-Rida (a)
Lineage Banu Hashim
Wellknown Relatives Imam al-Kazim (a) (father), Imam al-Rida (a) (brother), Lady Fatima al-Ma'suma (a) (sister)
Place(s) of Residence Medina
Death/Martyrdom 201/816
Cause of
Death/Martyrdom
by the agents of al-Ma'mun
Burial Place Saveh 35°00′39″N 50°22′24″E / 35.010821°N 50.373348°E / 35.010821; 50.373348
Activities He accompanied Imam (a) in his journey to Merv and forced to accept the position of Amir al-Hajj

Isḥāq b. Mūsā b. Jaʿfar (a) was one of the children of Imam Musa al-Kazim (a). According to historical reports, he and his brother Imam al-Rida (a) went to Merv and then in the same year Imam al-Rida (a) was called crown prince returned to Hijaz as Amir al-hajj.[1] According to some researchers, he went again to Tus with the caravan of Lady Fatima al-Ma'suma (a) and was martyred in Saveh by the agents of al-Ma'mun. Scholars of rijal (biographical evaluation) considered him among the companions of Imam al-Rida (a).[2] There are many hadiths transmitted by him in hadith references. In Iran, some shrines in Saveh, Gorgan, elsewhere attributed to him.