ʿUyūn akhbār al-Riḍā - Volume 1

Author: Shaykh Muḥammad b. ʿAlī al-Ṣaduq (d. 381 AH)
Translator: Dr. Ali Peiravi


1. Foreword


1. Why Is Ali Ibn Musa (s) Called al-Ridha

2. Traditions About Imam al-Ridha’s Mother and Her Name

3. On the Birthdate of Imam al-Ridha(s)

4. On Imam Al-kazim’s (s) Clear Appointment of Imam al-Ridha (s)

5. On Musa Ibn Ja’far’s Will

6. On Proofs of Divine Leadership of al-Ridha (s) Among the Twelve Imams (s)

7. On Traditions About Musa Ibn Ja’far (s), Harun Ar-rashid and Musa Ibn Al-mahdi

8. Traditions On the Death of Abi Ibrahim Musa Ibn Ja’far Ibn Muhammad Ibn Ali Ibn Al-hussein (s)

9. The Descendants of God’s Prophet (s) Said To Have Been Killed By Ar-rashid in One Night After Poisoning Musa Ibn Ja’far (s) - Besides Those Killed By Others

10. On Reasons For the Formation of the Waqifites

11. On Traditions From al-Ridha About Unity

12. A Session of al-Ridha (s)’s Debate With the Prominent Theologians From Among the Rhetoricians and the Various Religions

13. A Session in the Presence of Al-ma’mun of al-Ridha’s Debate On Unity With Soleiman Al-marwazi - the Theologian From Khorasan

14. Another Session of al-Ridha (s) and Al-ma’mun Along With People From Different Nations, and the Rhetoricians, As Well As Imam Al- Ridha’s Answers To Muhammad Ibn Al-jahm Regarding the Immaculateness of the Prophets

15. Another Session With al-Ridha (s) and Al-ma’mun On the Infallibility of the Prophets

16. Al-Ridha’s Words On the People of the Ditch

17. Imam al-Ridha’s Words On the Interpretation of the Almighty God’s Words, ‘and We Ransomed Him With a Momentous Sacrifice.’[327]

18. On Imam al-Ridha’s Views On the Prophet’s Statement, “I Am the Son of the Two Offerings”

19. On al-Ridha’s Words On the Sign of the Imam

20. On What al-Ridha (s) Has Said Regarding Divine Leadership, Its Nobilities and the Rank of the Divine Leader

21. Al-Ridha’s Words On the Marriage of the Blessed Lady Fatima (s)

22. On What al-Ridha (s) Said About Faith That Is Recognition of Paradise, Verbal Confession and Physical Action

23. On al-Ridha’s Debates With Al-ma’mun Regarding the Difference Between Family (itra) and Nation

24. On al-Ridha’s Words About the Man From Syria and His Questions From the Commander of the Faithful (s) in the Kufa Mosque

25. On What Is Narrated By al-Ridha (s) About Zayd Ibn Ali

26. On Rare Traditions From al-Ridha About Various Issues

27. On What al-Ridha (s) Said About Harut and Marut

28. On Various Traditions From Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Ridha (s)

29. What Has Been Narrated From al-Ridha (s) On the Characteristics of the Prophet (s)

30. Various Traditions From al-Ridha (s)