Ali ibn al-Husayn: 4th Imam

​The Fourth Imam

The Fourth Imam: Ali Zain Al Abidin

" Allah loves Those who control their anger and be forgiving towards the people and who do good."

Summary of Imam Ali ibn al-Husayn

Imam Ali b. al Husayn (as), taken from Kitab al Irshad, by Sheikh al Mufid
This is an account of the Imam after al-Husayn b. Ali, peace be on them, the date of his birth, the evidence for his Imamate, the age he reached, (together with) the period of his succession, the time and cause of his death, the place of his grave, the number of his children and a selection from the reports about him.

Imam Zaynul 'Abidin (a), by H.K Ali
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ecture on the great 'ibaadah (worship) of the 4th Imam (a), with specific incidents from his life, and a reflection on our own 'ibadaah in comparison to that of the Imam.

In Praise of Imam Zayn al-'Abidin (a)
Exerpt from the poem of Farazdaq, refering to the occasion when the Caliph Hisham b. Abd al-Malik was overshadowed by the respect of the people towards the 4th Imam(a).

The Illustrious Period of Imam Zayn al-'Abidin (a), by Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi
A biography of the life of the 4th Imam (a). Announcement of his Imamate, uniting the Muslim community, and teaching true Islam.

The Life of Imam Zaynul 'Abidin en.rafed.net, by 'Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi
The life and works of the 4th Imam, Imam Zayn al-'Abidin (a).

The Spiritual Aspects of Hajj
A complete translation of Imām Zain al-‘Ābidīn’s discourse on Hajj with Shiblī. Part of the Hajj 2004 handouts prepared by scholars of the Hawza. Translated by Mohammed Ali Ismail.

The Spiritual Aspects of Hajj - Pocket-sized Version
A summarized version of Imām Zain al-‘Ābidīn’s discourse on Hajj with Shiblī. Part of the Hajj 2004 handouts prepared by scholars of the Hawza. Prepared by Mohammed Ali Ismail.