Hazrat Ali (R.A): The Lion of Allah and Man of Bravery

Hazrat Ali (R.A)

Hazrat Ali (R.A) was a brave and a great man. He was a strong and courageous warrior. He believed in harmony, love, and peace. He never started a fight himself, plus he was never rude to his servants and slaves.

He treated everyone with kindness and love. He was a very intelligent man. Hazrat Ali – The Lion of Allah, came to this world in the most crucial circumstances. With his efforts and by the will of Allah, he one day became the flag bearer of Islam. He was born on the 13th day of Rajab.

Names and Titles of Hazrat Ali (R.A):

  • Sayyid-ul-Arab – The chief of the Arabs
  • Murtada – He with whom God is pleased
  • Sher-i-Yazdan – The bravest man of the age
  • Amin-ul-Momineen – The trustee of the faithful
  • Haidar-e –Karrar – The brave warrior against whom no one could stand
  • Imam-ul-Muttaqeen – The leader of the God-fearing
  • Amir-ul-Momineen – Leader of the faithful
  • Asad Allah – The lion of God
  • Al-Ghalib – The victorious

Hazrat Ali Quotes – The Most Enduring Quotes:

There are many significant and important quotes of Hazrat Ali (R.A), that are mentioned here just to provide you with the best knowledge – some of the great Imam Ali (AS) sayings here:

  • “You are the master of what you say until you utter it. Once you deliver it, you are its captive. Preserve your tongue as you do your gold and money. One word could bring disgrace and the termination of bliss”.
  • “Be friends with the righteous and avoid the evil doers, stay away from the hypocrites and do not accompany the treacherous”.
  • “Develop in your heart the feeling of love for your people and let it be the source of kindliness and blessing to them. Do not behave with them like a barbarian, and do not appropriate to yourself that which belongs to them. Remember that the citizens of the state are of two categories. They are either your brethren in religion or your brethren in kind. They are subject to infirmities and liable to commit mistakes”.
  • “Backbiting is the attempt of one who is incapable of doing better himself.”
  • “Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety, after all, it is only in the darkest nights that stars shine more brightly.”
  • “Nothing hurts a good soul and a kind heart more than to live amongst people who cannot understand it”.
  • “A brother is like gold and a friend is like a diamond. If gold cracks you can melt it and make it just like it was before. If a diamond cracks, it can never be like it was before.”

Family Tree of Hazrat Ali (A.S):

The family tree of Hazrat Ali (A.S) is mentioned below to make you understand all the basic information related to Hazrat Ali (A.S) and his family:

  • Father in law of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Hazrat Muhammad (P.B.U.H)
  • Wife of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Fatimah, the daughter of Muhammad
  • Daughter of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Zaynab bint Ali
  • Daughter of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Umm Kulthum bint Ali
  • Son of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Muhsin ibn Ali
  • Son of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Hasan ibn Ali
  • Grandson of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Qasim ibn Hasan, he died at the Battle of Karbala
  • Grandson of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Meesam ibn Hasan, he died at the Battle of Karbala
  • Grandson of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Abdullah ibn Hasan, he died at the Battle of Karbala
  • Grandson of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Sayyid al-Hasan al-Muthanna
  • Grand daughter of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Fatimah bint al-Hasan
  • Great Grandson of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Abdallah ibn Hasan al-Muthanna
  • Great Great Grandson of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Muhammad al-Nafs al-Zakiyya
  • Son of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Husayn ibn Ali — died at the Battle of Karbala
  • Grand daughter of Hazrat Ali (R.A): Sukayna bint Husayn, he survived the Battle of Karbala
  • Grandson of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Ali al-Akbar ibn Husayn, he died at the Battle of Karbala
  • Grandson of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Ali al-Asghar ibn Husayn, he died at the Battle of Karbala
  • Grandson of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Zayn al-Abidin
  • Great grandson of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Muhammad al-Baqir
  • Great grandson of Hazrat Ali (A.S): Zayd ibn Ali
  • Wife: Umamah bint Zainab
  • Son: Hilal ibn Ali
  • Wife: Umm ul-Banin, which means mother of many sons, her real name Fatima bint Hizam al-Qilabiyya.
  • Son: Al-Abbas ibn Ali,  died at the Battle of Karbala
  • Grandson: Ubaydullah ibn al-Abbas
  • Grandson: Al-Fadl ibn al-Abbas
  • Grandson: Qasim ibn al-Abbas
  • Son: Abdullah ibn Ali
  • Son: Jafar ibn AliSon: Musa ibn Ali
  • Daughter: Ruqayyah bint Ali
  • Wife: Leila bint Masoud
  • Son: Ubaid Allah bin Ali
  • Son: Abi Bakr bin Ali
  • Wife: Khawlah bint Ja’far
  • Son: Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah
  • Wife: Asma bint Umays
  • Son: Yahya bin Ali
  • Son: Muhammad Al Asgar ibn Ali
  • Step daughter: Umm Kulthum bint Abi Bakr
  • Step son: Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr
  • Step son: Abdullah ibn Abi Bakr
  • Paternal uncle: Hamza ibn ‘Abd al-Muttalib
  • Paternal uncle: Abd Allah ibn Abd al Muttalib, he was the father of Muhammad
  • Paternal aunt: Aminah bint Wahb, she was the mother of Muhammad
  • Cousin: Muhammad
  • Cousin’s daughter: Fatimah


I hope the above-mentioned information about Hazrat Ali (A.S) helps you in understanding his life and also his famous quotes that teach us the best way to spend life in the best way according to the principles of Islam.

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