The Eighth Imam: Ali Al Ridha
“Be modest before your friends and be prudent while encountering an enemy. Be pleasant with everyone.”
Imam al-Rida (a),
Biography of the 8th Imam (a), his characteristics, role, activities, works, counsels and select traditions (hadith). English translation of original Arabic by Yasin T. Jibouri.
Imam al-Rida (a) and the heir apparency,
A discussion of the role of the 8th Imam, Imam Ali ar-Rida, and the issues surrounding his nomination as heir to the Abbasid caliph Al-Mamun.
Lady Fatima Masuma (a) of Qum,
Lady Fatima Masuma (a) was the daughter of the 7th Imam, Imam Musa al-Kadhim (a), and the sister of the 8th Imam, Imam Ali al-Rida (a). She was a noble lady who dedicated her life to Islam and Allah. She is buried in the city of Qum in Iran. This book includes her biography, education, and narration of traditions. It also includes the history and description of her shrine and a brief look at the city of Qum.
The Life of Imam 'Ali al-Rida
The life and works of the 8th Imam, Imam 'Ali al-Rida (a).