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Martrdom of Imam Jawad (A.S)

Martrdom of Imam Jawad (A.S)

Mankind inherently cannot live without support. The way human is created is that everyone seeks a support to depend on. People are divided into four categories based on what they depend on in life. The first category and the lowest level of mankind are the people who depend on their wealth and properties and seek support from their wealth.

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The Sublime Knowledge of Imam Taqi al-Jawad (A.S.)

The Sublime Knowledge of Imam Taqi al-Jawad (A.S.)

Imam Muhammad ibn ‘Ali al-Jawaad (as) was only six years when his father Imam Reza (A.S.) was martyred and He (as) assumed the role of Imamat (Divine Leadership). Many Shia’hs were confused. Some thought that a six-year-old child could not become an Imam and the Imamat should be entrusted to an older man. ‘Ali ibn Asbaat has narrated that:

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The Role Imam Muhammad Taqi (A.S.)

The Role Imam Muhammad Taqi (A.S.)

Imam Muhammad Taqi (A.S.) is also known as Abu Ja’ffar meaning ‘the father of Ja’ffar’, and among his titles, the most popular ones are: Al-Jawad meaning ‘the most generous’ and Al-Taqi meaning ‘the pious one’.

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The Ninth Holy Imam of Shias

The Ninth Holy Imam of Shias

He was the only son of Imam Ali Reza (a.s.) The Prophet (S.A.W.) had said:

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Intellectual Accomplishments of Imam Muhammad Taqi (a.s.)

Intellectual Accomplishments of Imam Muhammad Taqi (a.s.)

One day Imam Muhammad Taqi (a.s), then aged nine, was standing with some boys in a lane of Baghdad. Seeing the entourage of Mamun all the others ran away, but as was his habit, Imam (a.s) continued to stand at his place. 

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Imam Jawad’s (A.S.) Gifted Powers and Generosities

Imam Jawad’s (A.S.) Gifted Powers and Generosities

Imam Jawad’s (A.S.)seventeen years of Imamate coincided with the reigns of Ma’mun and Mu’tasim Abbasi, two of Abbasid Caliphs: 15 years in the reign of Ma’mun(1) and two years in the reign of Mu’tasim. 

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Childhood and Wisdom of Imam Muhammad Taqi (A.S.)

Childhood and Wisdom of Imam Muhammad Taqi (A.S.)

Imam Muhammad Taqi (A.S.), the ninth Imam and son of Imam Reza (A.S.), was appointed to Imamate at age of seven. As Imam Muhammad Taqi (A.S.), also referred to as Imam Jawad and Abu Ja'far, was the first Imam to be appointed to Imamate at such a young age, many may question its possibility and reliability.

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Virtues of Hazrat Imam Taqi Al-Jawad (AS)

Virtues of Hazrat Imam Taqi Al-Jawad (AS)

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Imam Muhammad Taqi al-Jawad (A.S.)

Imam Muhammad Taqi al-Jawad (A.S.)

Imam al-Jawad (A.S.) was born on 10th day of the month of Rajab, in the year 195 A.H. in Madina - the city of his grandfather, the Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.), under the care of his father, Imam Ali bin Musa al-Reza (A.S.) who was qualified with the leadership (Imamate) and its qualifications, ...

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The Greatness of Imam Taqi al-Jawad (A.S.)

The Greatness of Imam Taqi al-Jawad (A.S.)

After the death of Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (A.S.), Mamun, the Abbasid caliph was under constant criticism by his subjects who blamed him for Imam (A.S.)'s death. In order to keep the situation calm and regain the confidence of his people, Mamun invited Imam Muhammad ibn Ali al-Taqi (A.S.)to Baghdad.

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