Muslim b. Kathir al-Azdi
|Muslim b. Kathir al-Azdi|
|Native name||مسلم بن کثیر الازدی|
|Full Name||Muslim b. Kathir al-Azdi|
|Companion of||Imam al-Hussain|
|Place(s) of Residence||Kufa|
|Cause ofDeath/Martyrdom||Imam Ali, Martyrdom in the Battle of Karbala|
|Burial Place||Holy Shrine of Imam Hussain,Karbala, Iraq|
|Activities||Participating in the Battle of Jamal and Battle of Karbala, pledging allegiance to Muslim b. 'Aqil,|
Lineage[edit | edit source]
Muslim was a devote Shi'a who accompanied Imam Ali in various battles including the battle of Jamal when his foot was wounded by Amr b. Dabba al-Tamimi and became paralyzed, he was called al-A'raj.
In the Battle of Karbala[edit | edit source]
Muslim was among those who wrote letter to Imam and invited him to Kufa. In Kufa, he helped Muslim b. Aqil and after Muslim b. Aqil was left alone, he went out of Kufa and joined Imam Hussain near Karbala and was martyred in the first attack of the army of Umar b. Sa'd.
Source[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Maḥallātī, Fursān al-hayjāʾ, vol. 1, p. 36. Jump up↑
- Samāwī, Ibṣār al-ʿayn, vol. 1, p. 185.
- Madīnat al-Ḥusayn, vol. 1, p. 60.
- Ibn Shahrāshūb, Manāqib Āl Abī Ṭālib, vol. 3, p. 260.
- Ibn Ṭāwūs, Iqbāl al-aʿmāl, vol. 3, p. 346.