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Encyclopedia > Miqdad ibn Aswad

venerated by Shi'a Muslims as one of the Four Companions, who were followers of Ali ibn Abi Talib. The Four Companions, also called the Four Pillars of the Sahaba is a Shia term that refers to the four Sahaba Shia belive stayed most loyal to Ali after the death of Muhammad: Miqdad Abu Dharr Salman al-Farsi Ammar ibn Yasir. ... Ali ibn Abu Talib (Arabic: علي بن أبي طالب translit: ‘Alī ibn Abu Ṭālib Persian: علی پسر ابو طالب) ‎ (599 – 661) is an early Islamic leader. ...

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He is among the List of Sahaba not giving bay'ah to Abu Bakr. There is a List of Sahaba not giving bayah to Abu Bakr. ...

Miqdad ibn Aswad is among Shias regarded as one of the most respected Sahaba. He is mentioned in one hadith regarding the perfect Shia. Shiʻa Islam (Arabic شيعى follower; English has traditionally used Shiite) makes up the second largest sect of believers in Islam, constituting about 30%–35% of all Muslim. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article needs copyediting (checking for proper English spelling, grammar, usage, tone, style, and voice). ...

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