Hazrat Ali Biography:
Hazrat Ali (R.A) was the fourth Caliph of Muslims (Amir-ul-Muminin), faithful commander and known as Ali Ibn Abi Talib. He was the cousin and son of law of Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W).
He was Islamic Caliph for 4 years and 9 months. The Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) gave him the title of Asadullah in Arabic it means “Lion of God” because of his bravery.
Parents of Hazrat Ali:
Hazrat Ali (R.A) was the son of Abu Talib. Abu Talib was so called because of Hazrat Ali (A.S) eldest brother named as “Talib”. The real name of Ali’s father was Abd Manaf and he was the prominent tribe named Quraish’s chief and custodian of the Holy Kabah as well.
The name of Ali’s mother was Fatima and she was the daughter of Asad. Both of Imam Ali parents were cousins and belong to great descendant known as “Hashmities” which was the great honor.
Hazrat Ali Born And Raised:
Imam Ali was born in 13 Rajab, 601 AD in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Hazrat Ali (A.S) was the only person to be born in the sacred sanctuary of Kabah (the holiest place for Muslims).
At the age of five or maybe six, Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W) and his wife Khadija brought into their home to raise him. The reason was the poor economic conditions of Ali’s parents due famine occurring in Makkah and its surroundings. Ali’s parents had the large family to support.
Acceptance of Islam:
Hazrat Ali (R.A) was the first among youngest to accept Islam. He was only ten years old when he entered into Islam so he recognized as first youngest Muslim also.
Migration To Madina:
As Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) and his followers migrated to Yathrib now known as Madina, Hazrat Ali (A.S) also migrated to Madina with him in 622. Hazrat Ali (A.S) risked his life by sleeping in Hazrat Muhammad’s (S.A.W) bed to impersonate him to deceive the enemies so that Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) could migrate safely. That night is known as Laylat al Mabit.
Marriage of Hazrat Ali (R.A):
After migrating to Madina, Hazrat Ali (R.A) married to the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) in 623. The name of Prophet’s daughter was Fatima Zahra (R.A). Their marriage lasted for ten years until Hazrat Fatima died.
Hazrat Ali didn’t marry anyone else in Hazrat Fatima’s life but after her death, he married many wives and became a father of many children.
Hazrat Ali’s Children:
You can also see the Hazrat Ali Family Tree. Hazrat Ali (A.S) had four children born from Hazrat Fatima. The two sons of Hazrat Ali (A.S), Imam Hassan (R.A) and Imam Hussain (R.A), hold the great place in Islamic history and they were very dearest to Prophet Muhammad (SAW). They got titled many times as leaders of the youth in Jannah.
Hazrat Ali Quotes:
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Ahlul Bayt is termed as meaning, house of the people, in Islam, it refers to the house of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) and his family. Ahlul Bayt includes Hazrat Muhammad (SAW), Hazrat Ali (A.S), Fatima Zahra (A.S), Hazrat Hassan (A.S) and Hazrat Hussian (A.S).
Hazrat Ali as Fourth Caliph:
Imam Ali was elected as fourth Caliph of Islam between 656 and 661. His era was known as most turbulent periods of Muslim history.
Death and Final Resting Place:
Hazrat Ali (R.A) died on 19 Ramadan, 661 AD because he was attacked by the Kharijite, Abd-al-Rahman known as Ibn e Muljam, while he was praying in the Mosque of Kufa. He was attacked with a poison-coated sword. He was buried in Imam Ali Mosque, Najaf, Iraq.