Al-Sadiq is the 6th imam and recognized by the majority of the Shia sects as an Imam, and is revered in traditional Sunni Islam as a transmitter of Hadith, prominent jurist, and mystic to sufis. Despite his wide-ranging attributions in a number religious disciplines, no works penned by Ja'far himself remain extant.Who was Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq?
Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq was born around 700, perhaps in 702 CE. He was a descendant of Ali ibn Abu Talib and Fatimah bint Muhammad through Hussain ibn Ali on the side of his father, Muhammad al-Baqir, and of Abu Bakr through Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr on the side of his mother, Umm Farwah bint al-Qasim.What did Sadiq (as) Sadiq wear?
'Attar relates: "Sadiq was seen wearing a precious robe of silk. They said,'Son of the Prophet of God, this is not in accord with the life of your holy family.' He took that man by the hand and drew it into his sleeve which was clad in coarse lint so that his hand was pricked. Sadiq said 'This is for God and this is for men' "What is the Book of guidance into the lives of Imams?
The book of guidance into the lives of the twelve imams = Kitāb al-irshād. Howard, I. K. A. (1st ed.). Elmhurst, N.Y.: Tahrike Tarsile Qurʼan. ISBN 9780940368125. OCLC 9893374.