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Ali b. Musa b. Ja'far b. Tawus

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This article is about 'Ali b. Tawus, known as al-Sayyid b. Tawus. For other people named as Ibn Tawus, see Ibn Tawus (disambiguation).

Al-Sayyid Raḍī al-Dīn, ʿAlī b. Mūsā b. Jaʿfar b. Ṭāwūs (Arabic: السید رضي الدین، علي بن موسی بن جعفر بن طاووس) (b. 589/1193 - d. 664/1266) famously known as al-Sayyid b. Ṭāwūs (Arabic: السيد بن طاووس), was a great Shi'a scholar, author of al-Luhuf, Naqib of Shi'a during the reign of the Mongols over Baghdad. Due to his great ethical traits, his piety and constant attention to his deeds, his spiritual experiences and his acts of wonder, he was famous as Jamal al-'Arifin (beauty of the mystics).

Ali b. Musa b. Ja'far b. Tawus
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Entrance of a shrine in Hillah, attributed to him
Personal Information
Teknonym Abu l-Qasim
Epithet Radi al-Din, Jamal al-'Arifin, Dhu l-Hasabayn
Well-Known As Al-Sayyid b. Tawus
Birth 589/1193
Place of Birth Hillah
Death 664/1266, Hillah
Burial Place Najaf, in the holy shrine of Imam 'Ali (a)