Hazar Imam’s Direct Descent from Prophet Muhammad: The Historical Proof

Hazar Imam's Direct Descent from Prophet Muhammad: The Historical Proof

I am the 49th hereditary Imam in direct lineal descent from the first Shia Imam, Hazrat Ali ibn Abi Talib through his marriage to Bibi Fatimat-az-Zahra, our beloved Prophet’s daughter.

— Imam Shah Karim al-Husayni Aga Khan IV (Letter to Amman Conference, 2005)

To commemorate this year’s Imamat Day, Ismaili Gnosis offers its new article, Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Direct Descent from Prophet Muhammad: The Historical Proof, presenting the theological and historical proof that Mawlana Hazar Imam (Aga Khan IV) is the direct lineal descendant of Prophet Muhammad, based on the latest academic historical studies of Ismaili history while also listing the primacy sources which attest to the existence of each Imam in the chain of Imamat. The article also presents a brief bio of each of the 49 Ismaili Imams covering all of Ismaili history from Imam Ali to Mawlana Hazar Imam.

Read full article at Ismaili Gnosis

 

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