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Jundub b. Junāda b. Sufyān al-Ghifārī (Arabic: جُندُب بن جُناده بن سفیان الغِفاري) (b. 33 BH/590-1 - d. 32/652-3) known as Abū Dhar al-Ghifārī (أبوذر الغفاري) was a sahaba of Prophet Muhammad (s) and a companion of Imam 'Ali (a); he was also one of those who were known as the four pillars. He was a true companion of Prophet Muhammad (s) and Ahl al-Bayt (a). Considering his virtues and characteristics, Abu Dhar is respected among Sunni and Shi'a Muslims. After Abu Dhar complained about the doings of 'Uthman, the thirds Caliph, he was exiled to Syria and then to zeal-Rabadha where he passed away. Read more...