Imam Ali Ibn al-Husain Zain al-Aabideen (a.s.)

Name : Ali (a.s.)
Father : Syed al-Shohada Imam Husain Ibn Ali (a.s.)
Mother : Shahar Banoo (a.s.), daughter of Hormuz, King of Iran
Date of Birth : 15th Jamaadi al-Awwal 38 A.H.
Place of Birth : Madinah al-Munawwarah
Agnomen : Abu Muhammad
Famous titles : Sajjaad, Zain al-Aabideen, Syed al-Saajideen
Age : 57 Years
Martyrdom : 25th Muharram 95 A.H.
Poisoned by : Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik the accursed on the order of Walid ibn Abd al-Malik the accursed
Buried at : Jannat al-Baqi, Madinah al-Munawwarah

To summarize the entire sacred life of Imam Zain al-Aabideen (a.s.) in this brief treatise is like attempting to encompass the radiance of the sun in our eyes. Numerous books, especially those related to his sacred life, Al-Sahifah al-Sajjaadiyyah, the book of supplications and prayers, his worship and the oppressions faced by him have been penned. In this issue, our attempt is to bring out some untold aspects of his life or those that are well known but not often discussed owing to narration of other severe troubles faced by him.