The Twelver Imams from `Alī (d. 40/661) until al-Hujjat, Muhammad al-Mahdī (d. c. 260/873-4).

 

The Twelver Shi`i Imams and the Four Gates.

 

 

The Twelver Imams from `Alī  (d. 40/661) until al-Hujjat, Muhammad al-Mahdī (d. c. 260/873-4).

Stephen Lambden UC Merced.

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I. The First Imam :  ʿAlī ibn Abi Talib (b. c. 600 CE., - d. 40/661).

I. K. Poonawala + E. Kohlberg : art. Encyclopedia Iranica (1985+2011):

 

 

II. The Second Imam : Hasan ibn `Ali (d.    /   ).

 

 

III. The Third Imam: Husayn ibn `Ali (d.   /    ),

 

علي بن الحسين

IV. The Fourth Imam : ʿAlī ibn Husayn, Zayn al-ʿĀbidīn, the Fourth Imam, also known as al-Sajjād, 'The One Prostrate',  (b. Kufa or  Medina, c. 38 / 659 - d. Medina, c. 95/713).

Wilfred Madelung art. Encyclopedia Iranica :

Writings :

al-Ṣaḥīfat al-kāmila (The Perfect Treatise), A Compilation of Prayers.

  • al-Ṣaḥīfa al-kāmila. Arabic+Persian Ṣaḥīfa-yi kāmila-yi Sajjādiyya.  3rd. ed. [Tehran] : Amīr-i Kabīr, 1342/ 1964. (498 pp., illum. ; 23 cm).
    Prayer-book ascribed to Imam Zayn al-ʿĀbidīn  + Persian translation and introduction by Javād Fāz̤il.

  • al-Ṣaḥīfat al-kamīla. Arabic and Persian Ṣaḥīfa-yi Sajjādiyya. [Tehran] : Intishārāt-i Ḥusayniyya-yi irshād, 1353/ 1974 (660 pp.) Has a Persian translation and introduction by Sayyid Ṣadr ad-Dīn Balāghī.

Sayyid Muhammad Husayni Shirazi

  • Sharh Sahifa-yi Sajjadiyya. Beirut: Dar al-`Ulum. 2001+2+3.   (448pp.)