Umm Farwah bint al-Qasim

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Umm Farwah bint al-Qasim (Arabic: أم فروة بنت القاسم‎) or Umm Farwah Fatimah was the wife of Muhammad al-Baqir, and the mother of the sixth Imam, Ja'far al-Sadiq.[1]


Her father was Al-Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr. Her grandfather was Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr. She also had another son called Abdullah son of Muhammad al-Baqir.


She is a notable woman for her knowledge in Islamic history. She is among the Imamiyyat (the women of the Ahl al-Bayt and the companions of the Imams) narrators of the hadith and narrated on the authority of Imam Zayn al-Abidin.[1]


  1. ^ a b Al-Fadli, Abd al-Hadi (1 Sep 2011). Introduction to Hadith (including Dirāyat Al-ḥadīth by al-Shahid al-Thani). ICAS Press. p. 198. Retrieved 2013-04-08.