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Will you please send teh details of Moulana Ali`s (son in law of the Holy Prophet SAW) personal life - names of all his wives, children, etc.

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Will you please send teh details of Moulana Ali`s (son in law of the Holy Prophet SAW) personal life - names of all his wives, children, etc. This was on your mailer some years ago and I will appreciate to get a copy of it.

 

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Alis(r.a.) wife and children

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


 

After the death of Hadrat Fatema (r.a.) bint Mohamed ar-Rasool Allah (saws), Hadrat Ali (r.a.) married several times and had in excess of 20 children, including 11 daughters. And in accordance of Islamic law, he had no more than four wives at any one time. At the time of his death, it is recorded that Hadrat Ali (r.a.) had four wives and nineteen slave girls.

 

Apart from the marriage with Hadrat Fatema (r.a.), the other marriages of Hadrat Ali (r.a.) worthy of note were:

 

Hadrat Ali (r.a.) married a woman from the tribe of Banu Kilaab and her name was Muhaiyya bint Imr-ul-Qais. The children from this marriage were:

Abbas al Akbar bin Ali (Abbas Alamdar).

Uthman bin Ali.

Jaafar bin Ali.

Abdulla bin Ali.

 

Hadrat Ali (r.a.) later married Laila bin Masood Nashaliyyah and the children from this marriage were:

Abu Bakr bin Ali.

Obaidullah bin Ali.

 

Hadrat Ali (r.a.) also married a woman from the tribe of Banu Taglab and the children from this marriage were twins: a boy and a girl named:

Umar bin Ali

Ruqqayyah bint Ali

 

Hadrat Ali (r.a.) later married a very famous woman named Asma bint Umais, who incidentally was the widow of both, Jaafar Al Tayyar (r.a.) and Abu Bakr as Siddiq (r.a.). From this marriage they had a son named Yahya bin Ali.

 

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Your brother and well wisher in Islam,

 

 

Burhan

 


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