Jaʿfar ibn Muḥammad (Arabic: جعفر بن محمد الصادق; 700 or 702–765 C.E.), commonly known as Jafar al-Sadiq or simply as-Sadiq (The Truthful), was the sixth Shī'ah Imam, and a major figure in the Hanafi and Maliki schools of Sunni jurisprudence. He was a descendant of Ali on the side of his father, Muhammad al-Baqir, and of Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr on the maternal side of his family, Umm Farwah bint al-Qasim. Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr was raised by Ali, but was not his son.
This is an extract from the hadith of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (a) narrated by his companion Mufaddal on the creation of human beings, animal kingdom, environment and natural disasters.
Knowledge and its seekers in the words of wisdom of Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (a).
A selection of words of wisdom by Imam Jafar al Sadiq (a) from the book Misbah al-Shariah (Lantern of the Path).
This is a short presentation containing words of wisdom of Imam Jafar al Sadiq (a).