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Hazrat Ali Murtaza (R.A)

Forth Caliph ( 598-661 C.E )

Hazrat Ali Murtaza (r.a) is one of the Companions of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w), who was given the reward of Heaven by Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w) in the world. Hazrat Ali (r.a) was born 29 years after the incident of Amul-Feel, 10 years after the birth of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w), on Friday 13th Rajab. His patronymic name was Abul Hasan, mother's name was Fatima Bint-e-Asad and father's name was Abu Talib. He was the cusion of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w) and belonged to the respectful family of Banu Hashim. He was the youngest one to embarrass Islam at the age of 13. He was the best and beloved Companion of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w), who at the time of migration, slept on the bed of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w) when Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w) left with Hazrat Abu Bakr (r.a) for Madinah in the night. Hazrat Ali (r.a) was so much brave that number of times killed many Kuffars at a time. He was rewarded by the title of ";Al-Murtaza" (brave in all) by Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w). The memorable event, breaking the door of Khaibar also took place by the hand of Hazrat Ali (r.a). Apart from cusion, He was also the son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w). He was married with the most beloved daughter of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w), Hazrat Fatima Zahra (r.a). He passed His great Caliphate of 6 years after the martyrdom of Hazrat Usman (r.a). Unfortunately, many problems and propagandas were raised during His Caliphate (Khilafat) but He faced them with the open heart. He interrogated for the killers of Hazrat Usman (r.a) but didn't found any of them. In 40 Hijri, at the age of 63, on 17th, or 19th, or 21st, or 30th of Ramazan, a Jew names "Ibn-e-Maljam", when Hazrat Ali Murtaza (r.a) was offering Fajr prayers, inserted a dagger in their back from which they got martyrdom after suffering for 3 days.

Sayings of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w):

1. Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w) on the day of Khaibar said: In the morning I will hand over this flag to that person to whom ALLAH and His Prophet keeps friend. Companions (r.a) says that suddenly Hazrat Ali Murtaza (r.a) appeared and in some coatings it is said that Hazrat Ali Murtaza (r.a) was called and given that flag by Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w). (Bukhari)

2. No doubt, Ali is from Me and I am from Ali, and Ali will be the Saint of every Momin after Me, and will keep a love from him (Momin), no one will be hatred from Him. (Tirimzi)

3. Hazrat Ali Murtaza (r.a) said that Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w) promised me: No one except a Momin could love Me and no one except hypocrite could hatred me. (Muslim)