Hazrat ali a.s


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Hazrat ali a.s

  1. 1. The Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “Ali (A.S) is from me and I am from him, and he is the protector of every true believer after me.”
  2. 2. HAZTAR IMAM ALI (A.S) .
  3. 3. BRIEF DETAILS: • The First Imam • NAME: ALI(a.s) • TITLE: Al- Murtadha (One with whom God is pleased) • WILADAT: 13th Rajab, 23 years before Hijrat • MOTHER: Bibi Fatimah binte Asad • FATHER: Abu Talib ibne Abdul Muttalib
  4. 4. BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD  Imam Ali was born in the Holy Ka‟bah in 600AD.  Fatima Binte Asad stayed in the Ka‟bah for 3 days and on the fourth day she stepped out with Imam Ali(a.s).  “The Holy Prophet(P.B.U.H) brought me up in his own arms and fed me from his own plate. I followed him wherever he went like a baby camel following its
  5. 5. MARRIAGED • Under Divine instruction, the Apostle of Allah married his beloved daughter Fatimah(s.a) to 'Ali(a.s) though others vainly tried for her hand. Among their children, Imam Hasan(a.s), Imam Hussain(a.s), Zaynab and Umm Kulthum(s.a) have left their marks on the history of the world. After the death of Hadrat Fatimah(s.a), 'Ali(Aa.s) married Ummu 'I-Banin. „Hazrat Abbas was born out of this wedlock and was so handsome that he was fondly called Qamar Banu Hashim. He personified loyalty and bravery and proved it in the battlefield at KARBALA'.
  6. 6. HIGHLIGHTS OF HIS LIFE:  The first Muslim: Imam(a.s) was the first man to accept islam. From his childhood, imam accompanied the prophet whenever he went to the cave of hira and worshipped only Allah_(SWT)
  7. 7. Cont: HIGHLIGHTS OF HIS LIFE  ZUL ASHIRA: At Dawate Zul Ashira when the Prophet asked who would help and support him in the mission of Islam, it was only Imam who stood up. It was here that the Prophet first declared him as his successor.
  8. 8. Cont: HIGHLIGHTS OF HIS LIFE  THE NIGHT OF HIJRAT:  On the night of Hijrat, imam Ali agreed to sleep in the Prophets bed knowing that he might be killed instead.  “And among men there is one who sells his soul seeking the pleasure of Allah_(SWT) and truly Allah_(SWT) is affectionate to his
  9. 9. Cont: HIGHLIGHTS OF HIS LIFE  RESPONSIBILITY IN MAKKAH: After hijrat it was Imam Ali(a.s) that the prophet trusted to give back all the amaanat to the Makkans. Imam was also given the responsibility of bringing the family of the Prophet to Madinah safely.
  10. 10. Cont: HIGHLIGHTS OF HIS LIFE  ROLE IN BATTLES:  In all the battles imam was always in the forefront.  Badr - fought and killed more enemies than anyone else.  Uhud - protected the Prophet alone while the others ran away in fear. Khandaq - killed Amr ibne Abde Waas, the strongest enemy
  11. 11. Cont: HIGHLIGHTS OF HIS LIFE  BREAKING IDOLS After the conquest of Makkah, the Prophet went towards the ka‟bah to remove all the idols around it. It was imam who the prophet asked to stand on his shoulders and break the idols that were on top and could not be reached.
  12. 12. Cont: HIGHLIGHTS OF HIS LIFE  CARRYING THE STAND IN KHAYBAR Prophet was commanded to give the standard to Imam Ali(a.s) who approached it and killed Marhab-the giant jewish warrior. Carried the gate that could not be picked by more than 40 men after the battle!!
  13. 13. Cont: HIGHLIGHTS OF HIS LIFE  GHADEER At a place called Ghadeer Khum, the Prophet gave a speech in which he summarized the entire mission. At the end of it he said, “ O people, for whomever I am the master, this Ali is also his master.”
  14. 14. NAHJUL BALAGHA  Imam had many excellent qualities and amongst them was his eloquence.  Many years after his death, a man called Syed Razi put together all the hadith, letters and sermons in a book that was called NAHJUL BALAGHA meaning the Peak of eloquence.
  15. 15.  “ Question me before you lose me. Question me, for I have the knowledge of those who came earlier and those who will come later. I could give judgements to the people of the Tawrat from their Tawrat, to the people of the Injil from their injil, to the people of the Zabur from their Zabur and the people of Furqan (qur‟an) by their furqaan. By Alla_, I know the Qur‟an and its interpretation better than anyone who claims knowledge of it.“ IMAM ALI (A.S)
  16. 16. PLOT TO KILL IMAM:  The Kharjites (Battle of Nahrawan) were the people who had deserted the Holy Imam (A) because they thought he had been too lenient with Muawiya at Siffin.  After their defeat they went to Makka, where they plotted the assassination of the Holy Imam (A), Muawiya and Amr al-Aas.
  17. 17. 3 MURDERERS:  Abdur Rahman ibne Muljam agreed to kill the Holy Imam (A),  Burak bin Abdallah Tymi to kill Muawiya  Amr binBakr Tymi to kill Amr al-Aas.
  18. 18. 19th RAMADHAN  The morning of Friday the 19th of Mahe Ramadhan was fixed for the execution. .  The man sent to Egypt - killed before he reached Amr al-Aas.  Burak - reached Damascus and actually struck at Muawiya but missed, and was killed before he could do him any harm.  Man sent to kill the Holy Imam (A) reached Kufa safely and stationed himself in the mosque of Kufa.
  19. 19. Cont: 19th RAMADHAN  Imam (A) went to the mosque of Kufa and began to wake up all the people sleeping there.   Ibne Muljam was lying on his stomach so as to hide the sword, and the Holy Imam (A) woke him up as well, telling him not to sleep on his stomach as that was the way of Shaitan.
  20. 20. THE STRIKE  Imam (A) led the prayer and Ibne Muljam, pretending to pray, stood behind him.  When the Holy Imam (A) was in the state of prostration, Ibne Muljam dealt a heavy stroke with his sword on the Holy Imam's (A) head.
  21. 21. CAPTURE OF IBNE MULJAM  The murderer was caught and brought to the Imam (A).  When Imam (A) Saw that the ropes tied to him were cutting his flesh; he requested that Ibne Muljam should be treated more humanely.  Touched by these words the murderer started to weep.
  22. 22. WORDS OF ADVICE  During his last hours, Asbagh bin Nabata, one of his companions, visited him and asked him for some words of advice.  The Holy Imam (A) replied, "O Asbagh, what can be greater counsel than the fact that yesterday I was your companion, today I am your guest and
  23. 23. LAST WORDS  "Remain steadfast in piety and resign yourself to the Will of Allah. Never aspire to anything which is beyond your reach. Always be truthful and merciful towards the orphans. Help the poor and needy and try to live in the world in a way which may help it to become better."
  24. 24. HIS BURIAL  The coffin was carried from his house by his sons from the back and was moving itself from the front  He also requested his sons that he should be buried secretly, because he feared his enemies might desecrate his grave
  25. 25. THE GRAVE  The coffin stopped at Najaf which is about four miles from Kufa. Here they found a grave already prepared with a message in it saying: "This grave has been dug by Prophet Nuh (A) for the Commander of the Faithful, Ali (A)."