Ali ibn Husayn

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Ali ibn Husayn
Other namesZayn al-Abidin, Imam as-Sajjad
Known forImam
Notable workAs-Sahifa as-Sajjadiyya, Al-Risalah al-Huquq,[1] The fifteen munajat[2]

Ali ibn Husayn, also known as Zayn al-Abidin and Imam as-Sajjad was the fourth imam in Shia, Islam. He was the son of Husayn ibn Ali and the grandson of Ali ibn Abi Talib.[1] He survived the Battle of Karbala and was taken to the caliph in Damascus.[3] Eventually, he was allowed to return to Medina. His life was devoted to spiritual and religious teachings, mostly in the form of prayers and supplications. His famous supplications are known as As-Sahifa as-Sajjadiyya.[4][5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Sharif al-Qarashi, Bāqir (2000). The Life of Imām Zayn al-Abidin (as). Translated by Jāsim al-Rasheed. Iraq: Ansariyan Publications, n.d. Print.
  2. Chirri, Mohamad Jawad (1986). "Al-Sahifat Al-Sajjadiyya" (Revised ed.). The Muhammadi Trust of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  3. Dungersi Ph.D., M. M. (December 1, 2013). A Brief Biography of Ali Bin Hussein (as). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN 1494328690.
  4. Imam Ali ibn al-Hussein (2001). The Complite Edition of the Treatise on Rights. Qum: Ansariyan Publications. p. 16.
  5. Imam Ali ubnal Husain (2009). Al-Saheefah Al-Sajjadiyyah Al-Kaamelah. Translated with an Introduction and annotation by Willian C. Chittick With a foreword by S. H. M. Jafri. Qum, The Islamic Republic of Iran: Ansariyan Publications.