Mu'awiya b. 'Ammar
|Mu'awiya b. 'Ammar|
|Full Name||Mu'awiya b. 'Ammar b. Abi Mu'awiya al-Khabbab al-Bajali al-Duhni|
|Companion of||Imam al-Sadiq (a) and Imam al-Kazim (a)|
|Epithet||Abu l-Qasim al-Kufi, Ammar al-Duhni|
|Religious Affiliation||Shi'a Islam|
|Wellknown Relatives||Yunus b. Ya'qub|
|Works||He wrote books about hajj, zakat, prayer, supplication, divorce, and the pilgrimage of Imam Ali (a)|
|Activities||Transmitting hadith from Imam al-Sadiq (a) and Imam al-Kazim (a)|
Muʿāwīya b. 'Ammār al-Kūfī (Arabic: معاوية بن عمار الكوفي), known as Abu l-Qāsim al-Kūfī (Arabic: أبوالقاسِم الكوفي, d. 175/791-92) was a companion of, and a transmitter of hadiths from Imam al-Sadiq (a) and Imam al-Kazim (a). He reportedly wrote works about prayer, hajj, and zakat. Yunus b. Ya'qub was the son of his sister.
Mu'awiya b. 'Ammar b. Abi Mu'awiya Khabbab al-Bajali al-Duhni was known as Abu l-Qasim al-Kufi. He made a living by buying and selling "saburi" (a kind of cloth) in Kufa. He was the maternal uncle of Yunus b. Ya'qub, a deputy of Imam al-Kazim (a). Mu'awiya b. 'Ammar passed away in 175/791-92.
Companion of Two Imams
Mu'awiya b. 'Ammar was a transmitter of hadiths who was trusted by Imam al-Sadiq (a) and Imam al-Kazim (a). He was known as a carrier of the knowledge of the two Imams (a). His reliability in transmission of hadiths has been confirmed by some Sunni scholars of rijal (biographical evaluation) as well.
- The material for this article is mainly taken from معاویة بن عمار in Farsi WikiShia.