Muqsit b. Zuhayr al-Taghlibi
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|Muqsit b. Zuhayr al-Taghlibi|
|Native name||مُقسِط بن زُهَیر بن حَرث التَغلِبی|
|Full Name||Muqsiṭ b. Zuhayr b. Ḥarth al-Taghlibi|
|Companion of||Imam al-Hussain|
|Cause ofDeath/Martyrdom||Martyrdom in the Battle of Karbala|
|Activities||Participating in the Battle of Karbala|
Muqsit b. Zuhayr al-Taghlibi was a companion of Imam Hussain who was martyred in the Battle of Karbala. He was also a companion of Imam Ali. According to some sources, he was martyred in the first attack of Umar b. Sa'd's army.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Muqsit accompanied Imam Ali in various battles including battles of Jamal, Siffin, and Nahrawan. 
He was also a member of Imam Hasan military forces in Kufa.
In the Battle of Karbala[edit | edit source]
After Imam Hussain's caravan reached Karbala, he and his brothers, Kurdus and Qasit, joined the Imam's army overnight. He was martyred on the Day of Ashura. According to historical sources, he was among those Martyrs of Karbala who were martyed in the first attack of Umar b. Sa'd's army.
Source[edit | edit source]
- WikiShia, An online encyclopedia of the school of Ahl al-Bayt
- Shaykh Abbas Qummi , Nafasul Mahmum; Relating to the heart rending tragedy of Karbala