ʿAbd al-ʿAzīm b. ʿAbd Allāh b. ʿAlī b. Ḥasan b. Zayd b. Ḥasan b. Zayd b. ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭālib (a) (عبدالعظیم بن عبدالله بن علی بن حسن بن زید بن حسن بن زید بن علی بن ابیطالب) (b. 173/789 d. 252/866), is more commonly known as al-Sayyid 'Abd al-'Azim al-Hasani (السيد عبدالعظيم الحسني). In Persian he is called Sayyid al-Karīm (سید الکریم) and Shah ʿAbd al-ʿAzīm (شاه عبدالعظیم). His kunya are Abu l-Qasim and Abu l-Fath.
'Abd al-'Azim al-Hasani is among the famous scholars of the progeny of Imam al-Hasan (a) and a transmitter of hadith. Al-Shaykh al-Saduq has compiled the hadith transmitted by him in a collection called Jami' akhbar 'Abd al-'Azim.
'Abd al-'Azim al-Hasani had the opportunity to meet Imam al-Rida (a), Imam al-Jawad (a) and Imam al-Hadi (a) before passing away. His mausoleum is in the city of Rey, Tehran, in Iran. It is mentioned in some hadith that the reward for visiting his grave is equal to the reward for visiting Imam al-Husayn's tomb. continue ...