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  Imam Jafar Ibn Muhammad-Al-Sadiq (A.S) is believed to be the sixth reliable Imam or spiritual leader and successor to the prophet Muhammad (PBUH). He is respected by all the Muslims for his great Islamic scholarship, devout character, and academic contributions. Imam Jafar al Sadiq was born in Madina to Umme Farwah bint Qasim ibn Mohammad ibn Abi Bakar on 20th April, 702HD (17Rabai-al-Awwal, 83 Hegirae). Out of numerous titles of Imam Jafar Ibn Muhammad-Al-Sadiq most famous are Al-Sadiq, Al-Fazil and Al-Tahir. Jafar al Sadiq was 34 years old when his father, Muhammad al-Baqir was poisoned and he then inherited the Imamate. Imam Jafar married Fatima, a descendent of Imam Hassan Ibn Ali, who gave birth to two sons, Ismail Ibn Jafar (Imam of Ishmaelite) and Abdullah. After his wife’s death, Al-Sadiq married Hameeda Khatoon. She bore Imam Musa-al-Kazim and she was very famous for her wisdom. As a child, Jafar Al-Sadiq was brought up under guidance of his grandfather Imam Zain-ul-Abdeen. After the death of his grandfather, he was brought up by his father, Muhammad Al-Baqir until 733A.D. Jafar Al-Sadiq substantiated his abilities in Islamic science, including Hadiths, Sunnah and the Quran since childhood. He is very well known for his liberal, rational, and enlightened views on learning and wisdom. Many historians have listed about four thousand scholars of different sciences educated by Imam Jafar Ibn Muhammad-Al-Sadiq. Imam Jafar Ibn Muhammad-Al-Sadiq (A.S) was famous and popular in various factions of Islamic society. Umayyad rulers saw this fame and direct contact of Jafar Al-Sadiq with society as a threat to their government. Many of Jafar Al-Sadiq’s relatives were martyred by Umayyad rulers including his father. Shortly after his father’s death, Jafar Al-Sadiq’s uncle, Zaid Ibn Ali had a rebellion against the Umayyad. Many of...