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Kitab al-Jafr


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Mystical book compiled, according to Shii belief, by Ali ibn Abi Talib. Contained secret teachings for his descendants. The first mention of the book is associated with the sixth imam, Jafar al-Sadiq. In Sunni lore, the book is named Kitab al-mughaybat (The book of hidden things).

Subjects: Islam.


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