Portal of tomb of Musa al-Mubarqa' , Qom
|Father||Imam al-Jawad (a)|
|Place of Birth||Medina|
|Place(s) of Residence||Medina, Kufa, Qom|
|Place of Burial||Qom|
Mūsā al-Mubarqaʿ (Arabic: موسیٰ المُبَرْقَع), (b.?-d. 296/909) was son of Imam al-Jawad (a), the ninth Imam of Shi'a. He was younger than his brother Imam al-Hadi (a), the tenth Imam of Shi'a. He was a scholar and hadith narrator. Musa Mubarqa' is buried in Qom.
Al-Mubarqa' literally means "covered" and he was called so because he used to cover his face with veil (Burqa' in Arabic).
Birth and Death
|Family tree of Ahl al-Bayt (a)|
Travel to Kufa and Qom
Narration of Hadith
He was a scholar of hadith and diraya and also a hadith narrator. Al-Shaykh al-Tusi in his Tahdhib al-ahkam and Ibn Shu'ba al-Harrani in his famous book Tuhaf al-'uqul mentioned some of Musa's narrations.
Immigration of his Sisters to Qom
It has mentioned that after Musa settled in Qom, his sisters Zaynab, Umm Muhammad, and Maymuna immigrated to Qom and after they passed away, were buried in the holy Shrine of Lady Fatima al-Ma'suma (a).
His tomb was built in 950/1543 by the order of Shah Tahmasb Safawi. Since then, some of Sayyids (approx. 150 persons) were also buried beside his grave in the tomb.
- ضریح امام زاده موسی مبرقع.jpg
Interior view of the shrine of Musa al-Mubarqa'
- The material for this article is mainly taken from موسی مبرقع in Farsi WikiShia.