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Samana al-Maghribiyya

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Samana al-Maghribiyya
Mother of Imam al-Hadi (a)
Kunya Umm al-Fadl
Well-known Relatives Imam al-Jawad (a) (husband), Imam al-Hadi (a) (son)
Place of Residence Samara
Burial Place Holy Shrine of 'Askariyyan, Samara
Era Abbasid Dynasty
Activities Transmitting hadith

Samāna al-Maghribīyya (Arabic:سمانة المغربية) was the wife of Imam al-Jawad (a) and the mother of Imam al-Hadi (a). All the children of Imam al-Jawad (a) were born from Samāna. Her grave is in the Shrine of 'Askariyyayn (a) in Samarra.

Biography

Samana al-Maghribiyya known as "Sayyida" had the kunya of Umm al-Fadl and was the wife of Imam al-Jawad (a) and the mother of Imam al-Hadi (a). The kunya of Ma'mun's daughter and the other wife of Imam al-Jawad (a) was also Umm al-Fadl. The name of Imam al-Hadi's (a) mother is mentioned as Asma'. Samana was a maidservant who was bought for 70 dinars by the order of Imam al-Jawad (a). She fasted and prayed a lot. In a hadith, Imam al-Hadi (a) mentioned her mother a true knower of his rights and a dweller of paradise. Samana's grave is in the Shrine of 'Askariyyayn (a) in Samarra, beside the graves of Imam al-Hadi (a) and, Narjis (Imam al-Mahdi's (a) mother), Hakima (Imam al-Jawad's (a) daughter) and Hudayth (Imam al-'Askari's (a) mother). Samana has been mentioned among women who transmitted hadiths.

Children

All the children of Imam al-Jawad (a) were born from Samana. Samana's sons were Imam al-Hadi (a) Abu Ahmad Musa Mubarqa', Abu Ahmad Husayn and Abu Musa 'Imran and her daughters were Fatima, Khadija, Umm Kulthum, and Hakima.

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