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Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq's Contribution to the Sciences

Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq's Contribution to the Sciences

Below are extracts from the book “The Great Muslim Scientist and Philosopher - Imam Jafar Ibn Mohammed As-Sadiq (a.s.)” This book is a translation of “Maghze Mutafakkir Jehan Shia”, the famous Persian book,

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The Greatest Master of Sciences

The Greatest Master of Sciences The sixth holy Imam, Ja’ffar Ibn Muhammad Al-Sadiq (as) was born in Madinah on 17th Rabi’ al Awwal 83 Hijrah (702 AD). He was martyred in Madinah by poisoning on 15th/25th Shawwal, 148 Hijrah (765 AD) at the age of 65. The Period of his Imamate was 34 years.

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The Founder of the First Grand Islamic University

The Founder of the First Grand Islamic University Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (a.s.) considered as "The Founder of the First Grand Islamic University" was born in the city of Madinah, on the 17th day of the lunar month Rabi'ul Awwal, in the year 83 A.H.

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Why Shiaism is Named Jafri School of Law

Why Shiaism is Named Jafri School of Law The sun of the existence of Imam Sadiq (A.S.) arose from the lap of his mother Ome-Farwah on the 17th of Rabiul Awal, 83rd year Hijrah, in the city of Madina. His father Imam Mohammad Baqir (A.S.) was much happy and pleased by the birth of his son.

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The Narrators of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq(A.S.)

The Narrators of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq(A.S.) The narrators of Abu Abd Allah (al- Sadiq), peace be on him, were over four- thousand, as we have already mentioned. In his book al- Irshad, Shaykh al- Mufid, may Allah rest his soul in peace, has said: "The traditionalists have collected the names of his reliable narrators. They were four- thousand men."(569) Bin Sharashub has mentioned that b. 'Uqda has collected the names of the narrators.

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100 Sayings of Imam Muhammad b. Jafer As-Sadiq (A.S.)

100 Sayings of Imam Muhammad b. Jafer As-Sadiq (A.S.) Rabi-ul Awwal 17 is the birth anniversary of holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) and his sixth infallible descendant Hazrat Imam Jafer As-Sadiq (AS). Here is a little collection of some maxims of the Imam (AS):

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Debates of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.)

Debates of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.) 1. So, woe unto the worshippers, who are neglectful of their prayers, those who (want only) to be seen (by men), but they refuse (to supply even) neighborly needs. (Qur'a-n, 107:4-7)

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The Sixth Imam, Ja’far Ibn Muhammad As-Sadiq (as)

The Sixth Imam, Ja’far Ibn Muhammad As-Sadiq (as) The 6th Imam, Ja’far Ibn Muhammad As-Sadiq (as) was Born in Madinah on 17th Rabiul Awwal 83 Hijiri (23.4.702 AD). Died in Madinah on 15th Shawwal, 148 Hijri (7.12.765 AD) at the age of 63. Period of Imamate 34 years.

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Why Shiism is named Jafri religion?

Why Shiism is named Jafri religion? For the sake of the propagation of the Shiite constitution in the shadow of the knowledge, political sacrifices, and devotion, the Shiite school was attributed to him and this religion was named as the Jafri religion.

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Imam Jafar al-Sadiq's Attitudes With Al-Mansur And His Governors

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq's Attitudes With Al-Mansur And His Governors Allah, the Exalted, granted ahl at Bayt many outstamerits. Wisdom was among them. You maybe astonished at the attitudes of al- Sadiq towards al- Mansür and his governors because he sometimes used soft words and spared no effort to justifa’ his innocence and sometimes faced them with intensity and violence, admitting nothing even though his attitude would make them angry.

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Ziarat and Salawat of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S)

Ziarat and Salawat of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S)

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Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.) and the Adversities

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S.) and the Adversities This lasting conflict between the religion and the world, which are rarely united during a certain time, is a trial for religious people. This conflict caused taqiya and those adversities which hit Ahl al Bayt.

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Imam Jafar b. Muhammad al-Sadiq

Imam Jafar b. Muhammad al-Sadiq Al-Sadiq Ja'far b. Muhammad b. Ali b. al-Husayn, peace be on them, was out of all his brothers (the one who was) the successor (khailfa) of his father, Muhammad b. Ali, peace be on them, his testamentary trustee (was'i), who was in charge of the Imamate (al- qa'im bi-al-imama) after him. He stood out among their group for his great merit (fadl); he was the most celebrated, the greatest in rank and the most illustrious of them in (the eyes) of both the non-Shia (al-amma) and the Shi'a (al-khassa).

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Imam Jafar Al-Sadiq's Life in Detail

Imam Jafar Al-Sadiq's Life in Detail After the martyrdom of his holy father in 114 A.H., he succeeded him as the sixth Imam, and thus the sacred trust of Islamic mission and spiritual guidance was relayed down to his custody right from the Holy Prophet(S.A.W.) through the succession of preceding Holy Imams. This holy imam dad so many famous students from different schools of thought more description of which is found in Read article section.

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Short Life History of Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S)

Short Life History of Imam Jafar Sadiq (A.S) Birthday of Imam Sadiq(a.s): The sun of the existence of Imam Jafar as Sadiq (A.S) arose from the lap of his mother Umm-e-Farwah on the 17th of Rabiul Awal, 83rd year Hijrah, in the city of Madina. Imam Jafar as Sadiq (A.S) has the same birth date as that of our Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W).

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The Piety and Devotedness of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S)

The Piety and Devotedness of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S) The piety and abstemiousness is the standard of the man’s value. Holy Quran considers all the people as equal, except for those who are decorated with the ornament of piety.

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Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S) and His Social Behaviour

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S) and His Social Behaviour A shortage of wheat took place in Madina. A bewilderment and anxiety overtook the people. Anyone who had not stored wheat for years use would try hard to provide and stock it. At the same time, the poor have-nots were forced to buy there every day needed wheat from the market.

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Different Aspects of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq's (A.S) Imamate

Different Aspects of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq's (A.S) Imamate 1. The Scientific Character of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S) Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S) possessed a vast knowledge, wisdom and sense of justice. He founded an Islamic school and trained many students who had played special rules in the science history.

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Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (AS) in Others' Views

Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (AS) in Others' Views The 17th of Rabi'-al-Awwal marks the birthday anniversary of, a member of the Prophet of Islam's household, Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS). Although Imam Sadiq (AS) suffered greatly during his lifetime, he took advantage of the period following the downfall of the Umayyids and the coming to power of the Abbasside dynasty to propagate the great religion of Islam and make Muslims aware of their duties towards Allah. Imam Jafar Sadiq (AS) is a well-known Islamic figure among many schools of thought.

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Which sin is greater, murder or adultery? Discussion between Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S) and Abu Hanifa

Which sin is greater, murder or adultery? Discussion between Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A.S) and Abu Hanifa Question: In the tafseer of Sura Takathur (Ayah 8), there was a discussion between Imam Sadiq (as) and Abu Hanifa, where the Imam (as) questioned Abu Hanifa on the following:

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