Jabala b. Ali al-Shaybani
|Jabala b. Ali al-Shaybani|
|Full Name||Jabala b. 'Ali al-Shaybani|
|Companion of||Imam Ali (a), Imam al-Hussain (a)|
|Lineage||Banu Shayban tribe|
|Place(s) of Residence||Kufa|
|Cause ofDeath/Martyrdom||Martyred in the Battle of Karbala|
|Burial Place||The Holy Shrine of Imam al-Hussain(a)|
|Activities||Attending the Battle of Siffin and uprising of Muslim b. 'Aqil|
Jabala b. ʿAli al-Shaybani (Arabic: جَبَلَة بن عَلی الشَیبانی) was martyred at the Battle of Karbala. He accompanied Imam Ali in the Battle of Siffin and also participated in the uprising of Muslim b. 'Aqil in Kufa.
Before the Event of Karbala
Jabala b. 'Ali was from Banu Shayban tribe (a branch of Bakr b. Wa'il). He was famous for his bravery. According to some sources, he was in Imam 'Ali's army in the Battle of Siffin. He also accompanied Muslim b. 'Aqil in his uprising in Kufa. However, before Muslim b. 'Aqil's martyrdom, Jabala went to his own tribe and hid there.
In the Event of Karbala
He is mentioned in the Ziyarat al-Shuhada: "peace be upon Jabala b. 'Ali al-Shaybani" (السَّلَامُ عَلَی جَبَلَةَ بْنِ عَلِی الشَّیبَانِی).