List of Companions of Imam al-Kazim (a)

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Al-Shaykh al-Tusi counted the number of narrators and companions of Imam al-Kazim (a) as 272 people, including:

Narrators

People of Consensus

Others

Waqifiyya

Companions (those who did not narrate)

  • Khalid b. Madd al-Qalanisi; an Imami transmitter of hadiths and a companion of Imam al-Sadiq (a) and Imam al-Kazim (a).
  • Ibn Udhayna; a companion of Imam al-Sadiq (a) and Imam al-Kazim (a). Most hadiths narrated by him are concerned with the rulings of fiqh (jurisprudence). However, he has also narrated hadiths regarding issues of kalam, such as imamate.
  • Ishaq b. Ja'far; well-known as al-Mu'taman, was the son of Imam al-Sadiq (a). He was a virtuous, benefactor, devotee, and pious man. Many hadiths has been narrated from him. He believed in Imamate of his brother, Imam al-Kazim (a) and also nephew, Imam al-Rida (a).
  • Sayf b. 'Amira; a companion of Imam al-Sadiq (a) and Imam al-Kazim (a) from Kufa. He composed an elegiac poem about Imam al-Husayn (a) and wrote a collection of hadiths.
  • Al-Sayyid Isma'il Al-Himyari; (b. 105/723-24, d. 179/795-96) known as al-Sayyid al-Himyari was among famous Shi'a poets who composed many poems in defense of Shi'a.

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