Friday, July 9, 2010

Today, the Shahadat of 7th Imam (a.s.)

Name : Musa ibn-e-Jaffar - the 7th Holy Imam
Titles :Al-Kazim
Agnomen :Abu Ibrahim.
Father :Imam Jaafar as-Sadiq(a.s.) - the 6th Holy Imam
Mother :Hamidah al - Barbariyyah.
Birth : At Abwa' ( between Makkah and Madina ) Sunday , 7th Safar 128 AH. (744 AD)
Martyred :In Baghdad at age 55 on 25th Rajab 183 AH (799 AD)
Cause of Death/Burial :    Poisoned by Harun-ur-Rashid and buried in Kadhmain, Baghdad.
The 7th Holy Imam Musa al-Kazim(a.s.) was the son of Imam Jafar as-Sadiq(a.s.), the Sixth Imam . The name of his mother was Hamidah , the daughter of a noble man hailing from the States of Barbary.

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