Ali Ibn Abi Talib


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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

 

Died 661. The fourth caliph (after 656); first cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad.

Ali ibn Abi Talib was elected caliph after the death of the caliph Othman (644–656) in Medina. During his struggle for power with his rivals from the house of the Umayyads, Ali was killed by one of the Kharijites, who had been discontented with his attempts to compromise with the Umayyads after their defeat at Siffin (657). The Shiites declared Ali their first imam. Some sects of “extreme Shiites” have deified Ali and revere him above Muhammad.

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The means to the end of human welfare is good governance which is explained in depth in numerous letters and sermons of Ali ibn Abi Talib in general and in his letter to Malik Ashtar, the governor designate of Egypt, in particular.
He was in charge of the letters of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), but Ali ibn Abi Talib had the responsibility of treaties and testaments of the Prophet (PBUH).
De los imanes shiies, la corriente principal del shiismo reconoce que Ali Ibn Abi Talib y su hijo, Hassan, han sido a la vez imanes y califas.
It is an event celebrated by Shiite Muslims only, who regard it as the confirmation of the succession of Ali Ibn Abi Talib, Shiites' first imam, to the prophet.
They have a very rich and valuable literature on the subject of 'Lunar Calendar', the glorious origin of which goes to Amir al Mumineen, Ali ibn Abi Talib through the references of Abi Abdillah Imam Jafar Assadiq.
310/923) Fada il Ali ibn Abi Talib (or Kitab Ghadir al-Khumm) is referred to as kitab dhakar fihi fada il Ali.
The term originated in the 8th century in Arabia, when it was used to refer to Muslims who rejected the leadership of the Islamic Caliphate of Ali ibn Abi Talib.
On the night of the planned assassination, his cousin Ali ibn Abi Talib (may Allah bless him) slept in Muhammad's bed while the latter went with his friend Abu Bakr to a cave south of Makkah, opposite the direction to Madinah.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Nahj-ul-Balagha, the most famous collections of sermons, letters and narrations, attributed to the first Shiite Imam, Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUH), was translated into the French language.
The Science of the numerical symbolism of letters, C[pounds sterling]al JafrC[yen], is said by masters of the Science in Islam, to have come down from Nabavi source, and transmitted through C[pounds sterling]Bab Madinat al ilmC[yen], Ali ibn Abi Talib.
The flights are aimed at flying Iranian pilgrims to Najaf holy city to visit the shrine of the first Imam of Shia Muslims Ali Ibn Abi Talib.
It is untitled; the text says, al-mansuba li-amir al-mu minin Ali ibn Abi Talib radiya 'llah anhu.